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Toshiba Z40

Toshiba Z40 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB Aug 2015
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13 Reasons For

Good Brand

Medium processor cores notebook PCs manufactured by Toshiba have good reviews on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all portable PCs (not just medium processor cores notebook PCs) and found that Toshiba also has good reviews across its entire range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that came out more than a year ago.

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Quite Fast Processor Frequency

The Toshiba Z40 has a fairly fast processor frequency (2.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Z40. Across all the portable PCs of this age and spec the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba Z40 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it. Most portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Z40 ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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SSD Storage Media

The Toshiba Z40 has a better storage medium than most notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it. This Toshiba portable PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable 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.

This portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium across all laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Z40.

Across similar types of portable PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The Toshiba Z40 has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most laptops of a comparable spec and age to it. The best processor family of all similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Z40 is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba Z40 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Z40.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

Across all the comparable spec laptops that came out more than a year ago the processor boost frequencys range from 2GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 2.9GHz. The Toshiba Z40 has one of the faster processor boost frequencys (3.2 gigahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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Very High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

With a front camera resolution (numeric) of 2 megapixels, the Toshiba Z40 has a very high front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Z40. The front camera resolution (numeric)s of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Z40 range from 0.3MP to 2MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 1MP.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The Toshiba Z40 has one of the bigger processor caches (4 megabytes) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. The smallest processor cache of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Z40 is 1MB and the biggest is 6MB.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

Portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Z40 have battery capacity (Watt hours)s of between 23Wh and 120Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 45Wh. At 60 watt-hours, the Toshiba Z40 has a fairly big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the Z40.

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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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8 Reasons Against

Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This portable PC has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Z40 have a full-size keyboard, however the Toshiba Z40 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Z40 have total storage capacitys of between 32GB and 2TB. With a total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the Toshiba Z40 has one of the smaller total storage capacitys amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Toshiba Z40 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Z40 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

At only 200 candellas per square meter, the Toshiba Z40 has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Z40. The dimmest display brightness of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Z40 is 200 cd/m² and the brightest is 1,200 cd/m².

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Very Small Operating Shock

The smallest operating shock of similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago is 0.66G and the biggest is 130G. With an operating shock of only 10 gravity, the Toshiba Z40 has one of the smaller operating shocks amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Very Small Operating Vibration

Across all the portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Z40 the operating vibrations range from 0.5G to 110G, and the average operating vibration is 1.5G. With an operating vibration of only 0.5 gravity, the Toshiba Z40 has one of the smaller operating vibrations amongst laptops of this age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Z40

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this medium processor cores notebook PC was released.

Average Internal Memory

The Toshiba Z40 has a pretty standard internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 8GB internal memory laptops currently available including the Asus X555UB which has better reviews.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 9 hours, the Toshiba Z40 has a pretty typical battery life (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Z40.

If you would prefer a laptop with a longer battery life (max) then you might also want to consider the Fujitsu Lifebook U745 (9.5h) which is also higher rated.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Toshiba Z40 has a relatively standard display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Average Weight

At 1.8 kilograms, the Toshiba Z40 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Z40.

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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 Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
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 Ports
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 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows 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
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
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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