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Toshiba L850
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Toshiba L850 2 Core Intel Core I3-2xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-2xxx 2.4GHz 4GB Sep 2012
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8 Reasons For

Toshiba Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

Toshiba is one of the superior notebook PC manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and users, and Toshiba also has good reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

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

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At 650 megahertz, the Toshiba L850 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the L850. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of portable PCs of this age and type is 660MHz, the fastest is 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. The Toshiba L850 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (1,150 megahertz) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Toshiba L850 has one of the faster hard drive speeds amongst laptops of this age. The slowest hard drive speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the L850 is 4,200 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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12 Reasons Against

Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Toshiba L850 is a portable PC that uses two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

Most notebook PCs that are a similar age to the L850 have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the Toshiba L850 which has one PCI Express lane (max).

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec have a front camera, however the Toshiba L850 does not have a front camera.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Toshiba L850 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the L850 do have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as 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 the storage medium of this Toshiba portable PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to look at the T420s (£972.00) (SSD), or the S540 (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 portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Only Intel Core I3-2xxx Processor Family

The Toshiba L850 has an Intel Core i3-2xxx processor family which is better than most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years processor families range from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

Laptops that are a similar age to the L850 have memory clock speeds of between 1,000MHz and 1,800MHz. With a memory clock speed of only 1,333 megahertz, the Toshiba L850 has one of the slower memory clock speeds amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most laptops of a comparable type and age to the L850 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Toshiba L850 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on laptops of this age and spec.

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Thick

With a height of 33.52 millimeters, the Toshiba L850 is fairly thick compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the L850. The average height of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the L850 is 27mm.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba L850

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Toshiba released the L850.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.4 gigahertz, the Toshiba L850 has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the L850.

If you want a laptop with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the Lenovo L440 (2.5GHz).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Toshiba L850 has a fairly typical screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the L850.

If you want a laptop with a bigger screen size then you might want to look at the DELL Inspiron 17 (£723.00) (17.3").

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Toshiba L850 has a fairly average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the Toshiba Tecra Z50 (512GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the Toshiba L850 has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the L850.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Toshiba L850 has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

If you want a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the DELL Inspiron 15 3521 (6GB).

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Average Battery Life

At 5.5 hours, the Toshiba L850 has a relatively typical battery life compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the L850.

If you would prefer a longer battery life then you might also want to look at the Toshiba Satellite C50D (£209.97) (5.75h).

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
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
HD Type
Video
Maximum External Video Mode Refresh Rate
Non-Interlaced External Video Mode
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
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-RAM Write Speed
DVD-RAM Read Speed
DVD+RW Write Speed
DVD+RW Read Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD+R Write Speed
DVD+R Read Speed
DVD-RW Write Speed
DVD-RW Read Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD-R Write Speed
DVD-R Read Speed
CD-RW Write Speed
CD-RW Read Speed
CD-R Write Speed
CD-R Read Speed
CD Rewrite Speed
CD Write Speed
CD Read Speed
Disc
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
Networking Topology
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
S-Video Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Integrated TV Tuner
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Key
Keyboard Key
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Trial Software
Bundled Software
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
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
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
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port
Resolution of Internal Video Mode
Wireless Technology
Type

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers l8501d, l8501dt, toshiba 4005, toshiba 5005, toshiba 4005u, toshiba 5005u, toshiba r50b12, pskdhe00e004en, toshiba r50b12p
Barcodes 04026203993006

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