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Toshiba Tecra Z40 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB Mar 2015
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13 Reasons For

Toshiba Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Toshiba laptops and also specifically for Toshiba medium processor core laptops and found that in both cases Toshiba had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Tecra Z40 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Tecra Z40 ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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SSD Storage Medium

The Tecra Z40 has an SSD storage medium which is better than most medium processor core laptops that were launched more than a year ago. Most medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to it have an HDD storage medium. 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 medium is in fact the best storage medium across all medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the Tecra Z40.

Across comparable types of notebook PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

If the storage medium of this portable PC is not good enough for you then you might want to look at the DELL Latitude 12 E7250 (SSD).

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The Toshiba Tecra Z40 has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than most portable PCs of this type and age. Most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than a year the processor family ranges from AMD E (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for more than a year, the Tecra Z40 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Tecra Z40 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

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

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Fairly High Front Camera Resolution

Laptops of a comparable type and age to the Tecra Z40 have front camera resolutions of between 0.3MP and 1,300MP. The Tecra Z40 has a quite high front camera resolution (2 megapixels) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Tecra Z40.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The Toshiba Tecra Z40 is a three USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the Tecra Z40 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Very Light

At only 1.5 kilograms, the Tecra Z40 is fairly light compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that came out more than a year ago. The weights of medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the Tecra Z40 range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

If you are not concerned about having a heavier weight then you might want to consider the Tecra Z40 (1.5kg), or the Tecra Z40 (1.5kg) both from Toshiba.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on medium processor core laptops that were released more than a year ago.

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8 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Tecra Z40 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for more than a year. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the Tecra Z40 is 290MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 100MHz to 650MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.74 gigabytes, the Tecra Z40's maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is one of the smallest amongst portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Tecra Z40. Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Tecra Z40 the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1.7GB to 16GB.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the Tecra Z40 is 530GB, and the total storage capacity range from 16GB to 2TB. With a total storage capacity of only 128 gigabytes, the Tecra Z40's total storage capacity is one of the smallest amongst medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the Tecra Z40.

If you want a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Lenovo T450s (180GB).

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

Across all the notebook PCs of this spec and age the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz. The Toshiba Tecra Z40 has a quite slow processor clock speed (only 1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Tecra Z40.

If this notebook PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo E31-70 (1.9GHz).

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Toshiba Tecra Z40 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although keep in mind that most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Tecra Z40 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

Laptops of this type and age have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.7GHz and 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.9GHz. The Tecra Z40 has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency (only 2.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the Tecra Z40.

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Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacity

Most medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Tecra Z40 have between 8 and 767 solid-state drive capacity, including the Toshiba Tecra Z40 which has 128 solid-state drive capacity.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4.0 LE Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core laptops that were released more than a year ago.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Tecra Z40

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this Toshiba portable PC was released.

Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Tecra Z40 has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Tecra Z40.

If this portable PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to look at the Fujitsu Lifebook U745 (12GB).

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Average Battery Life

At 9 hours, the Tecra Z40 has a relatively standard battery life compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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

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Average Screen Size

The Tecra Z40 has a fairly typical screen size (14 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
WiFi Standard
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
ExpressCard Slot
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Keyboard Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Processor Package Size
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

(24)
21 April 2016

The Toshiba Tecra Z40-C is a long-lasting business notebook, but its keyboard, touchpad and screen are subpar...

I mentioned that the Tecra Z40 is indicative of why Toshiba is often left behind by HP, Dell, and Lenovo. The $1,229 notebook is not a bad PC; it's even very good with respect to build quality and...

20 September 2014

Toshiba Tecra Z40T-A1410 Notebook The Toshiba Tecra Z40T-A1410 repeats many of the successes of its lower-grade counterpart, the Tecra Z40-A-147 , with lightweight magnesium construction , a solid...

17 June 2014

The Toshiba Tecra Z40-A-11U is mostly an effective design for the intended corporate user. It's light, considering its 14in chassis, and the battery life is exceptional, which will make it an...

Toshiba doesn't deliver enough in the way of features or performance to justify this business laptop's lofty price tag...

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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 6 January 2016 by Cris
(Verified Purchase)

Thin and lightweight, good battery, great buy...

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Product Identifiers

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