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Toshiba Z30

Toshiba Z30 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Jun 2015
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Toshiba Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

Toshiba has good average ratings for its medium processor cores portable PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range compared to other brands.

Four Total Number of SATA Connectorss

The Toshiba Z30 has more total number of SATA connectorss than most of the portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Z30. This portable PC is a four total number of SATA connectors notebook PC compared to most of the comparable spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago which only have between two and three total number of SATA connectorss.

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Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys

The Toshiba Z30 is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity portable PC.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The Toshiba Z30 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) (1,000 megahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Z30. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of medium processor cores portable PCs that were released one year ago range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba Z30 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Toshiba portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Z30 the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Media

The Toshiba Z30 has a better storage medium than most laptops of this age and type. This notebook PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to it have an HDD storage media. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

An SSD storage media is in fact the best storage medium across all laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Z30.

An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium amongst comparable types of portable PC.

There are a number of alternative notebook PCs that have an SSD storage media currently available which you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the DELL Latitude 12 E7250.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba Z30 has a front camera, as do most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on laptops that were released more than a year ago.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the portable PCs that have been available for more than a year the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB. At 16 gigabytes, the Toshiba Z30 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The Toshiba Z30 is a three USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Z30 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

Notebook PCs of this type and age have battery capacity (Watt hours)s of between 23Wh and 120Wh. The Toshiba Z30 has one of the bigger battery capacity (Watt hours)s (52 watt-hours) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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Light

The Toshiba Z30 is very light (only 1.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Z30. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Z30 the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

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15 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Toshiba Z30 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys (only 200 megahertz) amongst laptops of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of laptops of a comparable age and type to the Z30 is 100MHz and the fastest is 650MHz.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The Toshiba Z30 has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys (only 1.74 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Z30 the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the Z30 have a full-size keyboard, however the Toshiba Z30 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacitys of similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago range from 32GB to 2TB. The Toshiba Z30 has one of the smaller total storage capacitys (only 128 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 128GB total storage capacity laptops currently available including the Fujitsu LifeBook E734 which has better reviews.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The Toshiba Z30 has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 13.3 inches) amongst similar spec laptops of this age. The smallest display diagonal of laptops that are a comparable age to the Z30 is 11" and the biggest is 18".

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 13.3" portable PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the DELL XPS 13.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on laptops of this age and spec.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The slowest processor frequency of comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Z30 is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3GHz. The Toshiba Z30 has one of the slower processor frequencys (only 1.7 gigahertz) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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Very Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Toshiba Z30 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Z30. The internal memorys of notebook PCs of this type and age range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB.

Alternative 4GB internal memory laptops currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the DELL Vostro 15.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Toshiba Z30 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth noting that most of the other notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago also do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Small Operating Shock

The operating shocks of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Z30 range from 0.66G to 140G, and the average operating shock is 77G. The Toshiba Z30 has a quite small operating shock (only 10 gravity) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Z30.

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The Toshiba Z30 has one of the lower front camera resolution (numeric)s (only 0.9 megapixels) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. Across all the laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Z30 the front camera resolution (numeric)s range from 0.3MP to 2MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 1MP.

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Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The Toshiba Z30 is a 128 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity portable PC.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The Toshiba Z30 has one of the slower processor boost frequencys (only 2.7 gigahertz) amongst notebook PCs of this age. Notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Z30 have processor boost frequencys of between 2GHz and 3.7GHz.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Very Small Operating Vibration

Across all the notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Z30 the operating vibrations range from 0.5G to 110G, and the average operating vibration is 1.5G. The Toshiba Z30 has one of the smaller operating vibrations (only 0.5 gravity) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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1 Other reason to consider the Toshiba Z30

Average Battery Life (max)

At 8 hours, the Toshiba Z30 has a relatively typical battery life (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Number of Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Face Recognition
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Operating Vibration
Operating Shock
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

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