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Toshiba Tecra R840-199

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews of Toshiba Tecra R840-199. The average rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Comments about the energy efficiency and battery are overall positive. The durability and portability are also appreciated, but there are some mixed views about the price. Some have doubts about the image quality and design.

performance, portability, durability, battery, energy

screen, keyboard, design, image quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Toshiba Tecra R840-199 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: N/A (

Faulty laptop


Other than the keyboard, the laptop works fine

The keyboard doesn't work properly, while I'm typing the cursor jumps back so I end up writing in the middle of a paragraph. At first I thought it was user error, but now I'm sure something is wrong. Course now it just slipped by my 90 day warranty, so...

May, 2015

Consumer review by: NP (

Toshiba Refurbs


should be pictures of scratches, etc.

Cost is average

Screws missing, was taken off, dirty for the price ; rather buy slower new. dell refurbs are much better

Feb, 2015

Consumer review by: Dennis (



Compared to my five-year old Tecra M5, there are several things that are disappointing - Doesn't have a wheel for volume control, must use keyboard. Keys seem further apart and must be pressed harder to register and some keys (like delete) are in...

Consumer review by: Bernard (

Toshiba Tecra R840-199


Complete functionality for business purpose but also good for some entertainment (Picture, music, video, etc)

None as yet

Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: Bryn (

Toshiba Tecra R840-17R


This laptop is well built and I consider it suitable for business users. The spec speaks for itself. Both laptop and power supply are compact. A nice balance between ruggedness and light weight.

The display colour saturation is very poor. The speakers are also very poor. Unsuitable for watching DVD's or photo editing without a seperate display. I expected better from a machine at this price.

Nov, 2012

Product Specifications


Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3 / 1.3


HD type: No


Discrete graphics adapter:No / Yes
Maximum graphics adapter memory:1.696 / 2.79
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:2
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x116

Optical Drive

DVD-R Double Layer read speed:6
Labelflash: No

Ports & interfaces

USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1


Conflict Free processor: No
ECC supported by processor: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX: Yes
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):21.3
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1066,1333
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3 1066/1333 / DDR3-SDRAM
Processor cache level:L3
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Sandy Bridge
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-2500 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-2600 Mobile series
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): Yes
Processor ARK ID:52229 / 53464
Processor package size:37.5