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Toshiba PT530U-015023

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews of Toshiba PT530U-015023. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and design. The durability and performance are also mentioned favorably. Many are critical about the battery and price.

portability, performance, durability, design, reliability

screen, price, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Toshiba PT530U-015023 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Review Toshiba Tecra R950-192 Notebook


The business professional? With the Tecra R950, Toshiba wants to teach its competitors from Dell, HP and Lenovo the meaning of fear. To do so, they equipped it with the currently fastest Dual-Core processor, an integrated UMTS module and extensive...

High performance, Integrated UMTS, Good input devices, Extensive Interfaces, Precise display hinges, Its extensive security and interface equpiment makes the Tecra R950 a versatile companion for financially strong business customers. The level of...

Missing graphics switching, Short battery runtimes, High noise levels, angle-dependent display, moderate price-performance ratio, The noise level of the notebook soon becomes unpleasant especially under heavy load. In addition to a more modern and...

May, 2013

Expert review by: ZDNet (

Toshiba Tecra R950-11F review


Summary: The Tecra R950 is a hefty 15.6in. business-grade notebook with an up-to-date set of security and manageability features, integrated mobile broadband and a solid but understated design. It performs well enough for its market, but we'd prefer a...

Solid, understated design, Integrated mobile broadband, Good access to upgradable components

Moderate screen resolution, Bulky and heavy

Sep, 2012

Expert review by: IT PRO (

Toshiba Tecra R950-11F review


With an Intel Ivy Bridge chipset, mobile broadband receiver and 500GB of storage, this sub-£800 Tecra is a useful all-round Windows 7 laptop.

Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: BOB (

Just as advertised


I wanted a computer with Windows 7. It was delivered just as it was advertised. Very good product and service

Jun, 2013

Consumer review by: newly retired (

great computer


this was a good deal for this computer. It still has Windows 7, which I wanted, as I don't want to learn Windows 8 until I have to. It is light, fast, and great for watching streaming TV, as well as my other programs.

Apr, 2013

Product Specifications


Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720 / 1280 x 800
Front camera resolution (numeric):1 / 1.3 / 2
Rear camera: No


Display Surface:Matt
HD type:HD Ready / HD+ / No


Discrete graphics adapter:No / Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:1 / 2
Maximum graphics adapter memory:1.696 / 2.789 / 4.837
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of discrete graphics adapters supported:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2 / 3
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x116 / 0x166
On-board graphics adapter memory:1.696
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO) / DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)


Keyboard backlit: No


2G standards:EDGE, GPRS / EDGE, GPRS, GSM
4G: No

Optical Drive

DVD-R Double Layer read speed:4 / 6 / 8

Other features

Thunderbolt technology: No

Ports & interfaces

LAN/VGA combo port:No / Yes
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt combo port: No
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1 / 2
USB Sleep-and-Charge: Yes
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1


Conflict Free processor:No / Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX: Yes
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16 / 32 / 4
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):21.3 / 25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual / Single
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1066,1333 / 1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-RS-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM / DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM
Processor cache type:L2 / L3 / Smart Cache / Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Cedarview / Ivy Bridge / Sandy Bridge
Processor Series:Intel Atom N2800 series / Intel Celeron 1000 series for Mobile / Intel Core i3-2300 Mobile series / Intel Core i3-3100 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-3200 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-3300 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-3400 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-3500 Mobile series
Thermal Design Power (TDP):17 / 35 / 6.5

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):No / Yes
Intel® Secure Key: Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): No
Processor ARK ID:53442 / 58917 / 64893 / 64896 / 65700 / 65708 / 70927 / 71255 / 71257 / 71259 / 71465 / 72056 / 72060 / I5-3210M / I5-3230M
Processor package size:31 / 31 x 24 / 37.5 / 37.5 x 37.5


Cable lock slot type:Kensington / Noble
Password protection: Yes


Recovery operating system:Windows 7 Professional / Windows 8 Pro

Weight & Dimensions

Power adapter depth:1.22
Power adapter height:2
Power adapter weight:10.9
Power adapter width:5