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Toshiba Portégé Z30-A

Toshiba Portégé Z30-A 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2GHz 8GB Jun 2014
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The Ultrabook That Means BusinessIncrease productivity anywhere, anytime, with a premier Ultrabook that's lighter and stronger than the rest. Equipped with a 13.3-inch diagonal display with a... More
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14 Reasons For

Good Brand

Toshiba medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings on average and across all notebook PCs Toshiba is one of the better rated manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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

The Portégé Z30-A is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Portégé Z30-A supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops that have been around for more than two years. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all notebook PCs of this age and type.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of laptop is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Toshiba Portégé Z30-A has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. The smallest internal memory of comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Portégé Z30-A is 1GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Portégé Z30-A has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it. 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 notebook PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium across all similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Portégé Z30-A.

The worst storage medium across similar types of notebook PC is HDD.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Has a Front Camera

The Portégé Z30-A has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Portégé Z30-A.

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Quite High Front Camera Resolution

With a front camera resolution of 2 megapixels, the Portégé Z30-A has one of the higher front camera resolutions amongst portable PCs of this age. The average front camera resolution of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Portégé Z30-A is 28MP, and the front camera resolutions range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP.

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Very Small Non-Operating Vibration

The smallest non-operating vibration of portable PCs of this age and type is 1G, the biggest is 160G, and the average non-operating vibration is 2.2G. At only 1 gravity, the Toshiba Portégé Z30-A has a fairly small non-operating vibration compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The Toshiba Portégé Z30-A is a three USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Very Small Non-Operating Shock

With a non-operating shock of only 60 gravity, the Portégé Z30-A has a quite small non-operating shock compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Portégé Z30-A. The average non-operating shock of notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Portégé Z30-A is 120G.

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Light

The weights of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years range from 300g to 3.8kg. With a weight of only 1.2 kilograms, the Portégé Z30-A's weight is one of the lightest amongst medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Narrow

The narrowest notebook PC that has been around for a similar time to the Portégé Z30-A is 38mm wide and the widest is 430mm. The Toshiba Portégé Z30-A is fairly narrow (only 316 millimeters) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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10 Reasons Against

Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years is 520GB, and the total storage capacity range from 1GB to 1.5TB. When compared to other portable PCs of this type and age that we have assessed the total storage capacity of, the Toshiba Portégé Z30-A's total storage capacity of only 128 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Portégé Z30-A does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Portégé Z30-A do have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 13.3 inches, the Toshiba Portégé Z30-A has a fairly small screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Portégé Z30-A. The average screen size of similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 15".

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Portégé Z30-A does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Portégé Z30-A also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Small Operating Shock

Notebook PCs of this spec and age have operating shocks of between 10G and 140G, and the average operating shock is 63G. With an operating shock of only 10 gravity, the Toshiba Portégé Z30-A has one of the smaller operating shocks amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The Portégé Z30-A has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Very Small Operating Vibration

With an operating vibration of only 0.5 gravity, the Portégé Z30-A has one of the smaller operating vibrations amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Portégé Z30-A have operating vibrations of between 0.5G and 110G.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Portégé Z30-A

Released Over Two Years Ago

Toshiba released the Portégé Z30-A over two years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Portégé Z30-A has a relatively average processor clock speed (2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Portégé Z30-A.

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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
Conflict Free 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 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
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
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 Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
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 Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
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)
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 Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(2)
27 May 2015

Compact, lightweight and capable business solution. This notebook impressed us with its sturdy and strict construction while keeping the weight low (1.2 kg). Despite the main polycarbonate body,...

Great design and build quality
Quality IPS panel that's even suitable for professional photo editing and design
A handful of useful ports and connectivity options (including 3G module)
Comfortable keyboard and touchpad
Compact and lightweight
Outdated hardware (depends on your region)
The storage unit is mSATA SSD instead of M.2 SATA leading to lower readwrite speeds
Awkward trackpoint
Extremely noisy fan
Underwhelming batttery life
2 June 2006

Das Satellite A100 bringt Multimedia-Funktionalität ohne Luxus. Das sachliche Notebook zum für die Ausstattung kleinen Preis hat weder besondere Schwachstellen noch irgendwelche herausragenden...

Heller, groer Bildschirm, gute Erweiterbarkeit
Spiegelndes Display, kein DVI

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers z30a1310
Barcodes 00022265824481, 00222658244814
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