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Toshiba Z30

Toshiba Z30 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB Aug 2015
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Engineered for high flyers, this thin, light and sophisticated 13.3 High Definition touchscreen Ultrabook is stunningly fast, keeping you seriously productive on the go. Stay productive even in... More
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Toshiba Has Good Laptop Reviews

Based on 3,971 user and expert reviews, Toshiba has good ratings for its notebook PCs. Toshiba also has good ratings specifically within its medium processor cores notebook PCs range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.6 gigahertz, the Toshiba Z30 has one of the faster processor frequencys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of this type and age the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba Z30 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of this age and spec. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all notebook PCs of this age and spec is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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SSD Storage Media

The Toshiba Z30 has a better storage medium than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This portable PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most portable PCs that were released around the same time as 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 amongst all laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Z30.

An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium across similar types of laptop.

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

The average battery life (max) of laptops of this spec and age is 8.6h, and the battery life (max)s range from 2.5h to 24h. At 11 hours, the Toshiba Z30 has a quite long battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

If this Toshiba notebook PC battery life (max) is too short for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo W550s[plb_3369680_price] (17.3h) which is also higher rated.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Toshiba Z30 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels portable PC, which is the most common display resolution.

This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution across all portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Z30.

The worst display resolution amongst comparable types of portable PC is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The Toshiba Z30 has a better processor family than most portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family, whereas most similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year the best processor family is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Z30, the Toshiba Z30 has a front camera.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

At 3.2 gigahertz, the Toshiba Z30 has a quite fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Z30. The processor boost frequencys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Z30 range from 2GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 2.9GHz.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Very High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Z30 have front camera resolution (numeric)s of between 0.3MP and 2MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 1MP. At 2 megapixels, the Toshiba Z30 has a very high front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Z30.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

At 4 megabytes, the Toshiba Z30 has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The smallest processor cache of similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Z30 is 1MB and the biggest is 6MB.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The Toshiba Z30 has one of the bigger battery capacity (Watt hours)s (52 watt-hours) amongst similar spec laptops of this age. The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of laptops of a similar type and age to the Z30 is 45Wh.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on laptops of this spec and age.

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Light

The weights of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago range from 940g to 3.8kg. The Toshiba Z30 is very light (only 1.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released one year ago.

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8 Reasons Against

Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This laptop has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Toshiba Z30 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Z30 which have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 13.3 inches, the Toshiba Z30 has one of the smaller display diagonals amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average display diagonal of laptops that have been around for more than a year is 15", and the display diagonals range from 10" to 18".

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 13.3" notebook PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the Toshiba Z30t[plb_2984362_price] is also worth considering.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the Toshiba Z30 has one of the smaller total storage capacitys amongst portable PCs of this age. The total storage capacitys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Z30 range from 32GB to 2TB.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Z30, the Toshiba Z30 does not have a touchscreen.

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Very Small Operating Shock

The Toshiba Z30 has a fairly small operating shock (only 10 gravity) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. Portable PCs that were released one year ago have operating shocks of between 0.66G and 130G.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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Very Small Operating Vibration

With an operating vibration of only 0.5 gravity, the Toshiba Z30 has one of the smaller operating vibrations amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The smallest operating vibration of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Z30 is 0.5G and the biggest is 110G.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Z30

Released Over a Year Ago

This Toshiba portable PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Toshiba Z30 has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

We compared all the other 8GB internal memory notebook PCs to this notebook PC and we think because of it's better review score, the Asus X555UB[plb_2993334_price] is also worth considering.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
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
Display Brightness
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
4G Standard
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge
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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Number of Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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
Embedded Options Available
Intel TSX-NI Version
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
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
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
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)

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