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Toshiba C850

Toshiba C850 2 Core Intel Celeron 1.8GHz 4GB 640GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Celeron 1.8GHz 4GB Dec 2012
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JUST WHAT YOU NEED. - speakers with SRS Premium Sound HD audio enhancement- 2 USB 2.0 ports and 1 USB 3.0. port, Bluetooth 4.0. and HDMI port- 1 megapixel HD webcam- large touchpad for easy... More
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Toshiba Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

On average Toshiba medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings as do all laptops produced by Toshiba.

16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Toshiba C850 has more PCI Express lanes (max) than most of the portable PCs of this age and spec. Most of the notebook PCs of this type and age only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), however this notebook PC has 16 PCI Express lanes (max).

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At 650 megahertz, the Toshiba C850 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the C850. Laptops that were released more than two years ago have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Toshiba C850 has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs of a similar type and age to the C850 the screen sizes range from 10" to 18".

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 640 gigabytes, the Toshiba C850 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the C850. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the total storage capacity range from 1GB to 1.5TB.

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1,066MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba C850 supports a 1,066MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs of this spec and age. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the C850 the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,600MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

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

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to it.

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19 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

When compared to other portable PCs that are a similar age to the C850, the Toshiba C850's maximum processor memory bandwidth of only 21.3 gigabytes per second is one of the slowest. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the C850 the maximum processor memory bandwidths range from 17GB/s to 32GB/s, and the average maximum processor memory bandwidth is 25GB/s.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Toshiba C850 is a laptop that uses 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 C850 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of this age and spec have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Toshiba C850 does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the C850 which have a front camera.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the C850 have a full-size keyboard, however the Toshiba C850 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time 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.

Laptops with a better storage medium that might be worth considering include 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 laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Toshiba C850 has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. The best processor family of all portable PCs of this type and age is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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Very Small L3 Cache

The Toshiba C850 has one of the smaller L3 caches (only 2 megabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age. The smallest L3 cache of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the C850 is 2MB, the biggest is 6MB, and the average L3 cache is 3MB.

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Only Two Processor Threads

The Toshiba C850 is a two processor thread laptop.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The memory clock speeds of notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago range from 1,000MHz to 1,800MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,600MHz. When compared to other notebook PCs of this type and age that we have checked, the Toshiba C850's memory clock speed of only 1,333 megahertz is one of the slowest.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The Toshiba C850 has one of the smaller processor caches (only 2 megabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The processor caches of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the C850 range from 0.51MB to 4MB.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to the C850 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Toshiba C850 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Toshiba C850 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other portable PCs of this type and age also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speeds of notebook PCs of this type and age range from 800MHz to 3,100MHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2,200MHz. The Toshiba C850 has one of the slower processor clock speeds (only 1,800 megahertz) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Slow CD Rewrite Speed

With a CD rewrite speed of only 4 CD-speeds, the Toshiba C850 has a fairly slow CD rewrite speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the C850. Across all the laptops of a similar age and type to the C850 the CD rewrite speeds range from 4x to 16x, and the average CD rewrite speed is 5.9x.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Thick

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the C850 have heights of between 2.4mm and 300mm. With a height of 33.52 millimeters, the Toshiba C850 is quite thick compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba C850

Released Over Four Years Ago

This portable PC was released over four years ago.

Average Weight

With a weight of 2.3 kilograms, the Toshiba C850 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Toshiba C850 has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

The Toshiba C850 has a relatively standard processor clock speed (1.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 5.5 hours, the Toshiba C850 has a pretty average battery life compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the C850.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a longer battery life then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Satellite C50D[plb_2457380_price] (5.75h).

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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
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
DVD+RW Write Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD+R Write Speed
DVD-RW Write Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD-R Write Speed
CD-RW Write Speed
CD-R Write Speed
Disc
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Networking
Cabling
Networking Standard
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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Keyboard Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Password Protection
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers c8501c0, pscbwe02100nenn, toshiba c8501c0, pscbwe-02100nenn
Barcodes 04051528009750, 04051528009767

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