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Toshiba Tecra R940

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews of Toshiba Tecra R940. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People are impressed by the price and keyboard. The usability and portability also get good feedback, but the battery and durability get mixed views. There are some less positive opinions about the touchpad and screen.

performance, portability, usability, keyboard, price

screen, touchpad

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Toshiba Tecra R940 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Toshiba Tecra R940 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Views about the price and image quality are generally positive. The battery and portability also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the durability.

performance, portability, battery, image quality, price


100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Toshiba Tecra R940 14-inch Laptop (Intel Core i5 3340M 2.7GHz Processor, 4GB RAM, 320GB HDD, DVDRW, LAN, WLAN, BT, Webcam, Integrated Graphics, Windo

May, 2016

Expert review by: Manuel Masiero (

Review Toshiba Tecra R940-1FL Notebook


Serious little thing. A 14-inch screen, Intel Core i5-3320M CPU a

Simple business design; Matte display; Good connectivity; Touchpad can be deactivated; Integrated AccuPoint; Stays cool; Low noise levels; Good battery runtimes; No throttling under load

Hard drive instead of SSD; Bad viewing angle stability; Bad speakers; Average display brightness, bad contrast; Insufficient performance for 3D games; High price

The quiet fan, which is only audible under load.

May, 2013

Expert review by: (

Review Toshiba Tecra R940-S9440 Notebook


Sensible productivity. Toshiba's well-rounded Tecra line of business notebooks pursues ergonomic luxury with an understated appearance. Can the R940, with the help of its Ivy Bridge chipset, continue to impress?

Great build quality, Relatively lightweight, High-quality keyboard, Excellent performance with no throttling, Reasonable temperatures, The great build quality, relatively light weight, excellent keyboard, and fast performance make this a serious...

Subpar battery life, LCD lacks brightness and contrast, Middling graphical performance for a dedicated adapter, Touchpad isn't always accurate, Almost entirely plastic construction, Weak speakers, A much better quality LCD (brightness and contrast...

Nov, 2012

Expert review by: Matt Hanson (

Toshiba Tecra R940 review


A business laptop with plenty of decent features

Solid outer build ; 7200rpm hard drive ; Good choice of ports ; Lots of business features

Below average screen ; Flex under keyboard ; Low-quality trackpad ; Expensive

The tagline behind the Toshiba Tecra R940 is designed to be a serious business laptop.

Nov, 2012

Expert review by: Cliff Joseph (

Toshiba Tecra R940-1JG review - 14in business laptop ticks some boxes


At first glance, the rather nondescript matt-black design of the Toshiba Tecra R940-1JG looks identical to that of its Toshiba stablemate, the Toshiba Portégé R930. It's certainly true that both laptops are aimed at business users, and both ship with...

We’ve seen 14in laptops that weigh around 1.8kg, so the Tecra R940 isn’t the most portable laptop in this category. However, it does provide some of the power and features you need for a desktop replacement machine, while still offering usable battery...

Mar, 2013

Expert review by: Techworld (

Toshiba Tecra R940-1JG


We’ve seen 14in laptops that weigh around 1.8kg, so the Tecra R940 isn’t the most portable laptop in this category. However, it does provide some of the power and features you need for a desktop replacement machine, while still offering usable...

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: John (

Toshiba Tecra R940-1JG


Fast, Light and dependable, second laptop in R range i have owned

Plastic case

May, 2013

Product Specifications


Front Camera:No / Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 800 / 1920 x 1080
Front camera resolution (numeric):1 / 2
Rear camera: No


HD type: No


Discrete graphics adapter memory:2
Maximum graphics adapter memory:1.696 / 4
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2 / 3
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x116 / 0x166
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)


2G standards:EDGE, GPRS, GSM
4G: No

Optical Drive

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

Ports & interfaces

LAN/VGA combo port: No
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt combo port: No
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity: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
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):21.3 / 25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1066,1333 / 1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge / Sandy Bridge
Processor Series: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 i7-3500 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 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
Processor package size:31 / 37.5


Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Password protection: Yes


Recovery operating system:Windows 8 Pro

Weight & Dimensions

Power adapter depth:1.22
Power adapter height:2.01
Power adapter weight:10.9
Power adapter width:5