The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size. When we picked it up, the Portege R didn’t feel as sturdy as the aluminum MacBook Air or the Samsung Series 9 which is made of even stronger duralumin , but this is still a fairly durable design for the money. Under stress , however, fan noise can increase rather dramatically. The oldest and most compelling feature is the built-in optical drive. After playing Hulu at full screen for 15 minutes, the touchpad registered 86 degrees, the area between the G and H keys reached 88 degrees, and the bottom of the underside measured 96 degrees. Toshiba has addressed those issues with the Portege RP56X. Once you have that component, all you need to do is press the dedicated WiDi button above the keyboard on the R and then use the included Intel software to search for nearby receivers.

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Plus, the Synaptics touchpad lets you perform neat tricks. The Best PC Games. No power consumption data found. Apple’s Touch Bar — a thin screen that replaces the function keys on the new MacBook Media control buttons, r8355, mute, and so on can also be hard to find, relegated to alternate F-key assignments and indicated in dark gray icons on black keys.

Toshiba Portege R review: Toshiba Portege R – CNET

System Performance We assess general system performance with both PCMark 7 and PCMark Vantage and find out that overall system responsiveness of the R is comparable to other notebooks of its price range. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. It and the Sony ZX are the only ultraportables that offer one. The Portege R looks nearly identical to its predecessor, and we’re not complaining. Apple MacBook Air inch.


Toshiba Portégé R835-P88 Laptop Review

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Huawei MateBook X Pro. A brighter screen with a matte option would allow for better visibility when outdoors. Fortunately, the right half of the notebook and the palm rest areas are generally cool enough for comfortable use. In other words, the CPU performance of the R is definitely fast and can stand toe-to-toe with certain high-end Core ix models like the iM and the first generation quad-core iQM in terms of raw power and depending on the application.

The screen feels solid, less flexible or flimsy than that of Toshiba’s tosuiba.

Toshiba Portege R835-P88

The GB hard drive is spacious, but isn’t as durable or as speedy as toahiba solid state drives found in the MacBook Air and Samsung Series 9. However, a few particular quadrants stand as being noticeably warmer to the touch at degrees C higher than the coolest area. Mobile Intel HM65 Express. Dynamic Video Memory Technology.

In each case, the notebook was not allowed to sleep or disable its display. For the cost, the R offers quite the performance and a relatively large HDD in a chassis that is still above budget notebooks in terms of build quality. She also noted that the sound was plenty loud.


Maybe it’s because of the new processor, but the R doesn’t get toshuba warm as its predecessor. With the older Portege R, the cursor sometimes jumped around when our palm accidentally brushed up against the touchpad, but we didn’t experience that issue this machine.

The RP50X delivers a solid typing experience. When idlesurface temperatures are reasonable and surprisingly uniform between the top and bottom surfaces on average. The HD performs as expected in the Toshiba with no real surprises.

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The bottom half of the body feels sturdy despite its light weight, but there’s a toshibaa of flex in the lid. Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium bit Edition.

This particular configuration of the Portege R, called the RP88, is ever so slightly different from the pair of earlier versions we reviewed. Toshiba Portege RP86 ptu02v00r.