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Toshiba Portege Laptop / Intel® Core™ i5 Processor / 13.3" Display - Blue

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Questions & Answers for Toshiba Portege Laptop / Intel® Core™ i5 Processor / 13.3" Display - Blue

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How many USB 2.0 ports?

The overview states 1 USB 2.0 port and yet the specs indicate 2 USB 2.0 ports. Can anyone please clarify this. Thanks!
3 years, 11 months ago
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There are 3 USB ports total - 2 x USB 2.0 and 1 x USB 3.0. 1 of the USB 2.0 ports is a dual-purpose port that also serves as an eSATA port.
3 years, 11 months ago
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This laptop comes with the following USB ports:

3 USB ports (1 USB 3.0 port + 2 USB 2.0 ports)
3 years, 11 months ago
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ToshibaStaff
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Has anyone run Linux on this machine?

Any compatibility issues encountered?
4 years, 1 month ago
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Zibeli
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Here's a good thread on the major Linux compatibility/lockup issue:
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=11153109
3 years, 10 months ago
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Is the graphics Intel HD 3000 (with HDMI 1.4a)?

Is the graphics Intel HD 3000 (with HDMI 1.4a) that Intel site says all 2nd generation Core i's support or is it the old Intel HD?
4 years, 1 month ago
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The graphics in this laptop supports up to HDMI 1.3.
4 years, 1 month ago
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Does it have mobile broadband?

Does it have mobile broadband? how about wireless connection option?
4 years, 1 month ago
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Michael
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Yes, it has the following internet connectivity options:

Intel® 4G WiMAX™
Intel® 802.11b/g/n wireless LAN

WiMAX™ wireless use requires separately purchased subscription service. Access limited to coverage area.
4 years, 1 month ago
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Warranty Length

The BestBuy site says that the R835-P70 has a one year warranty but the Toshiba site says that all Protege modes come with a 3-year warranty. Why the discrepancy and which is correct?
4 years, 1 month ago
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The Portege R835 models have a one year warranty. The Portege R830 models available at the Toshiba website have a 3 year warranty. The pricing of each model is reflected by the warranty. In other words, the R830 models are priced higher than the R835 models.
4 years, 1 month ago
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Backlit keyboard

will there be a portege with backlit keyboard for this or for a future model?
4 years, 1 month ago
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This R835 model does not have a backlit keyboard and there are no plans to include them with the Portege R835 series laptops.
4 years, 1 month ago
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i 3 vs. i 5 processor?

How do these products differ functionaly?
4 years, 2 months ago
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Follow this link to compare the i3 and i5 Intel processors:

http://www.intel.com/consumer/products/processors/compare-processors.htm
4 years, 2 months ago
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Warranty coverage outside USA

would the warranty be valid in Canada??
4 years, 2 months ago
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This laptop has the following warranty:

1 YEAR STANDARD LIMITED WARRANTY
 Includes International Limited Warranty for obtaining service when
traveling outside the United States.

The terms and conditions of Toshiba’s standard limited warranty are available at www.warranty.toshiba.com
4 years, 2 months ago
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is the 4gb ram occupy 1 slot or 2 (2x2gb)?

4 years, 1 month ago
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The 4GB of RAM occupies two slots. There is a 2X2 configuration, both slots are occupied.
4 years, 1 month ago
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Firewire Card

I need a laptop with a IEEE 1394 FireWire Port. I cannot find any Toshiba laptops that have one. Is it possible to purchase Firewire card from your store and have you install into this laptop and would it still be under the warranty.
4 years, 1 month ago
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there are no slots for external cards, except an SD reader. But it does have a USB 3.0 port.
3 years, 11 months ago
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reverbfreak
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