Toshiba Portege R930

  |   by NotebookReview Staff

As configured, the R930 proved to be an excellent performer, much of that performance can be attributed to the inclusion of an Intel Core i7 processor, SSD storage and Intel’s Ivy Bridge architecture. As tested, the R930-S9330 proved to offer some pretty decent benchmark stores. Keep in mind that Toshiba offers the R930 in a number of different configurations … including less expensive versions with weaker processors and fewer ports.

  • Processor: Dual-core 3rd Generation Intel Core i7 i7-3520M – 2.9GHz (3.6GHz turbo mode)
  • Memory: 4GB (16GB max)
  • Hard Drive: 128GB SSD – Serial ATA-300
  • Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (64-bit)
  • Display Type: 13.3 in (1366 x 768 resolution)
  • Graphics Processor: Intel HD Graphics 4000
  • Webcam: 1.3 megapixel
  • Battery: 66Wh 6-cell Lithium ion
  • Wireless: 802.11n, Bluetooth 4.0

  • Pros

    • Excellent Performance
    • Bright Screen
    • Good Battery Life
    • Good Keyboard and Touchpad
    • Magnesium Alloy Case
  • Cons

    • 1366 x 768 Display
    • Core i7 model is expensive
    • Thicker, Larger and heavier than an Ultrabook
    • No Blu-ray
    • No Discrete Graphics

Quick Take

Toshiba's diminutive Portege series of computers offer Ultrabook like portability with notebook functionality.

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