• CPU: Intel Core i3-4100M
  • GPU: Intel HD Graphics 4600
  • Display: 13.3”, HD (1366 x 768), TN
  • Storage: 500GB HDD
  • RAM: 4GB DDR3
  • Weight: 1.41 kg (3.1 lbs)

Pros

  • Exceptionally solid construction
  • Relatively light chassis (1.411 kg)
  • Bright screen
  • Good performance for the asking price
  • Full range of ports and connections
  • Good keyboard and touchpad
  • Excellent battery runtimes

Cons

  • A little bit too thick
  • Low screen contrast ratio
  • It gets a bit too hot on the left side and below the main exhaust vent (may obstruct normal usage on the lap)
  • Noisy fan even when the notebook isn't uner heavy load
  • The screen uses PWM from 0 to 99% brightness

Toshiba Portege R30-A - Specs

CPU Performance #119
  • Intel Core i3-6100U 0.1%
  • Intel Pentium 4415U 0.3%
  • Intel Core i3-4100M
  • Intel Core m5-6Y54 0.1%
  • Intel Core i5-4210U 0.6%
GPU Performance #208
  • Intel HD Graphics 5500 0.1%
  • AMD Radeon R5 M335 (4GB DDR3) 0.1%
  • Intel HD Graphics 4600
  • AMD Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge)
  • Intel HD Graphics 615 0.2%
Display
13.3”, HD (1366 x 768), TN
HDD/SSD
500GB HDD, 5400 rpm
RAM
4GB DDR3
Battery
66Wh, Li-Ion, 6-cell
Body material
Plastic / Polycarbonate, Magnesium alloy (Magnesium, Plastic)
Dimensions
314 x 226 x 25 mm (12.36" x 8.90" x 0.98")
Weight
1.41 kg (3.1 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 2x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • HDMI
  • VGA
  • DVI
  • Card reader SD
  • Ethernet LAN
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Audio jack 3.5 mm combo headphone/mic jack
  • Toshiba Hi-Speed Port Replicator III
Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera HD webcam
  • Microphone
  • Speakers
  • Optical drive Double-layer DVD writer
  • Security Lock slot

DISPLAY: 13.3”, HD (1366 x 768), TN

Name 13.3”, HD (1366 x 768), TN
Diagonal 13.3"
Pixel density 117.83 ppi
Panel Type TN
Resolution 1366 x 768
Becomes "Retina" from 29 inches (74 cm)

 

Toshiba Portege R30-A in-depth review

Every now and then a perfectly good device gets lost in time and doesn't receive the much-deserved attention and that's the case with the Toshiba Portege R30-A - a reliable little guy that emphasizes on its business-oriented capabilities. It has its drawbacks, just like ever another device on the market, but there are some features that cannot be overlooked and make this device as it is. In short, this device serves as a great business companion if you can only find one in your area, of course. [...]

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i3-4100M

$1950.00
price
248.00-1.6%
performance
Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
$1950.00
price
4725.00-5.7%
performance
Results are from the Fritz chess benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
$1950.00
price
23.24-1.5%
performance
Results are from our Photoshop benchmark test (the lower the score, the better)

GPU Performance: Intel HD Graphics 4600

$1988.88
price
797.00+3.5%
performance
Results are for the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
$1988.88
price
186.00+38.8%
performance
Results are for the Unigine Heaven 4.0 benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
$1988.88
price
230.00+1.3%
performance
Results are for the Unigine Heaven 3.0 benchmark (the higher the score, the better)

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