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I have a Portege R500 now 4 years old and wish to buy a new

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I have a Portege R500 now 4 years old and wish to buy a new one with quadro core processor, window 7 professionsl, 4 GB RAM, with DVD drive. Is my best choice Portege R30-A ? I do not mind paying a higher price, but want a really tip top machine.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Computer
Expert:  James K. replied 2 years ago.
Hello ***** is*****
Welcome to Just Answer
Windows 7 Is certainly the best choice
the specs 4GB or ram are good also ,
Is the Machine just going to be Used for normal web Browsing ?
Email videos etc ?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Yes, the machine is going to be used for normal web browsing and e-mail videos etc. but must have good speed (quado 4 processor), 4G RAM. Does Portege R30-A-193 meet my requirements at best ? Where to buy it, and approx. price. Thanks, ***** *****

Expert:  James K. replied 2 years ago.
The processor is an 2.4 GHz Intel i3-4000M

Launched in 2013 very decent processor

Where are you located
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

I am in London, post code SW1X 8LZ.

Is this processor equivant or as fast as Quadro Core ?

Expert:  James K. replied 2 years ago.
Its a Dual Core with 4 threads 2 on each Core

Very good for a laptop

http://www.laptopsdirect.co.uk/Toshiba_R30-A-1CQ_CI3-41004GB500GB13.3W8.1_PT343E-0SP05PEN/version.asp

This is an expensive Machine for the cost of a laptop these days

You could walk into PC world and pick up and I3 with 4G of Ram for £399

with a years warrenty

Cheers James

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