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Toshiba C50 2 Core Intel Celeron 2.13GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Celeron 2.13GHz 4GB Apr 2014
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The Satellite C50 is the affordable classic business notebook.This 15.6 best value Toshiba business notebook is perfect for setting up a home office. Pre-loaded with Windows 8, it has all the... More
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9 Reasons For

Toshiba Laptops Have Good Reviews

Based on 3,511 expert and owner reviews, Toshiba has good ratings for its notebook PCs. Toshiba also has good ratings specifically for its medium processor core notebook PCs compared to other manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Quite Big Screen Size

The smallest screen size of notebook PCs of this age and type is 10", the biggest is 18", and the average screen size is 15". The Toshiba C50 has a quite big screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the C50.

Notebook PCs with a bigger screen size that might also be worth looking at include the DELL Inspiron 17[plb_2253142_price] (17.3").

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba C50 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the C50 also have a front camera.

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1,066MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba C50 supports a 1,066MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it. Most portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. Medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the C50 processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz to 1,600MHz.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Toshiba C50 is a two USB 2.0 port laptop.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the C50 range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Toshiba C50 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the C50.

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20 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

When compared to other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the C50 that we have checked the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of, the Toshiba C50's on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 756 megahertz is one of the slowest. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the C50 is 1,100MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 8 gigabytes, the Toshiba C50 has a very small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. Laptops of this age and type have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 4GB and 32GB.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Toshiba C50 is a notebook PC that uses two displays supported by on-board grap. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the C50 use two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

The Toshiba C50 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC. Most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the C50 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Only Two SATA Connectors

Most laptops of this spec and age have between two and three SATA connectors, including the Toshiba C50 which has two SATA connectors.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Toshiba C50 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the C50 which have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a better storage medium then you might want to look at the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Toshiba C50 has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most portable PCs of a similar type and age to it. Across all laptops that were launched around the same time as the C50 the processor family ranges from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Quite Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the Toshiba C50 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the C50 the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the Toshiba Satellite L50t[plb_2654704_price] (6GB) which is also higher rated.

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Very Small Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the C50 is 0.51MB, the biggest is 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.9MB. The Toshiba C50 has one of the smaller processor caches (only 1 megabyte) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Only Two Processor Threads

The Toshiba C50 is a two processor thread portable PC.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The Toshiba C50 is a three battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the C50 have between one and eight battery cells.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the C50 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Toshiba C50 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Toshiba C50 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

Across all the notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the C50 the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of only 2.39 gigahertz, the Toshiba C50 has a very slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

At only 500 gigabytes, the Toshiba C50 has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the C50. Across all the laptops of this spec and age the hard drive capacity range from 180GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Toshiba C50 has a quite slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the C50. Across all the portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the C50 the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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Thick

The Toshiba C50 is fairly thick (33.35 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the C50. The heights of laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the C50 range from 2.4mm to 300mm.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba C50

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Toshiba released the C50.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.13 gigahertz, the Toshiba C50 has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the C50.

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Average Weight

The Toshiba C50 has a fairly average weight (2.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the C50.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Toshiba C50 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

Notebook PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth looking at include the DELL XPS 13[plb_2556381_price] (512GB and higher rated).

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Processor Code
Execute Disable Bit
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

2 Awards

PC Mag Editor's Choice Expert Reviews Best Buy

Expert Reviews

(23)
31 July 2015

The popular sub-Rs 30,000 price band comprises a ton of laptops vying for your business. While some manufacturers mange to nail a good balance of price and performance, others tend to overreach on... Read more…

Affordable price
Gorgeous design
Decent battery life
Sturdy chassis, capable mid, range processor, good keyboard, very affordable
Sturdy chassis, capable midrange processor, good keyboard, very affordable
Chassis will scratch
Screen glare
Very heavy
Boring design, middling battery life, slow hard disk, terrible audio
Fast Ethernet only
19 June 2015

The Satellite C won't wow you with any special powers, but if you're just trying to surf the web and write papers, this is a safe and affordable laptop...

31 January 2015

It's far from perfect, but this notebook makes a solid case for itself as a budget offering, despite portability and battery life issues...

Relatively good performance
Cheap
Plenty of storage space
No optical drive
It's a hefty machine
Disappointing battery life
22 December 2014

Toshiba's Tecra C50 isn't a blazing performer or multimedia ace, but its excellent keyboard, good Webcam, and affordable price tag make it a solid choice as a small-business laptop. Read More?...

Affordably priced
VGA port included
Excellent keyboard
Good Webcam
Affordable
Lackluster visuals and audio
Sluggish performance
Modest 1 366b 768 screen doesn't support touch
Somewhat slick keys
Short space bar
24 November 2014

The Toshiba Tecra C50-B1503 is a simple, business-focused laptop with good battery life, plenty of features, and a nice price...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 22 August 2014 by Sparkey
Sparkey would recommend the Toshiba Satellite C50-B

Very good value for money. Battery life is good lasting 5-6 hours per charge. Surprisingly fast performance that is as good as my last Hp laptop which cost twice as much . you will soon get used... Read more…

Reviewed 10 November 2013 by Hatir Ba Loon
(Verified Purchase)

I needed a replacement for my old Vista based Toshiba laptop and I wanted Windows 7. So in that respect this is fine. In summary, it's an acceptable replacement for my old laptop, but I don't feel... Read more…

Reviewed 9 October 2014 by Louise
Louise would recommend the Toshiba Satellite C50-B

There isn't much fuss needed with this laptop, it's easy to use and light weight...

Reviewed 30 September 2015 by Bocky22
Bocky22 would recommend the Toshiba Satellite C50-B

I wanted a new laptop as my old was slowing down terribly beyond repair. I spent ages looking for new laptops. I found on the Argos website but later I found out that they don't sell it any more.... Read more…

Reviewed 25 February 2015 by Baz1
Baz1 would recommend the Toshiba Satellite C50-B

I found the Toshiba laptop to with windows 8 to do everything and more that I needed. It's stylish lightweight and startup is very quick...

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