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Toshiba R50-B

Toshiba R50-B 2 Core Intel Core I3-5xxx 2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-5xxx 2GHz 4GB Jul 2015
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Regardless of your business' size, this slim, smart and reliable laptop will help to meet all your requirements. Feature-rich yet reasonably-priced, Toshiba has put more into the 39.6 cm (15.6 )... More
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7 Reasons For

Toshiba Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Toshiba is one of the superior portable PC brands according to average user and expert reviews, and Toshiba also has good ratings for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba R50-B supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. Most laptops that were released one year ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the R50-B the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year, the Toshiba R50-B has a front camera.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

The Toshiba R50-B has one of the faster hard drive speeds (7,200 revolutions per minute) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The hard drive speeds of notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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11 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 850 megahertz, the Toshiba R50-B has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. Across all the notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the R50-B the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Short Battery Life

The average battery life of comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago is 8.6h, and the battery lifes range from 2.5h to 24h. At only 3.5 hours, the Toshiba R50-B has a very short battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

If this portable PC battery life is too short for you then you might want to look at the Acer Aspire VN7-791G[plb_3000372_price] (4h and higher rated).

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the R50-B have a full-size keyboard, however the Toshiba R50-B does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been available for more than a year. 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.

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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 notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The internal memory of laptops of this type and age range from 2GB to 16GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Toshiba R50-B has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the R50-B.

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Only Intel Core I3-5xxx Processor Family

The Toshiba R50-B has an Intel Core i3-5xxx processor family which is better than most portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago the worst processor family is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the R50-B do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Toshiba R50-B is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Toshiba R50-B is a one USB 2.0 port portable PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the R50-B have between one and three USB 2.0 ports.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

At only 2 gigahertz, the Toshiba R50-B has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than a year. Portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the R50-B have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to look at the DELL Inspiron 15 5558[plb_3008314_price] (2.1GHz).

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4 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba R50-B

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this medium processor core notebook PC was released.

Average Screen Size

The Toshiba R50-B has a pretty average screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the R50-B.

If this Toshiba laptop screen size is too small for you then you might want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17 5748[plb_2962180_price] (17.3"), or the Lenovo Z70-80[plb_3429896_price] (17.3").

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Toshiba R50-B has a fairly standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than a year.

If you are looking for a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (512GB).

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the Toshiba R50-B has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the R50-B.

If you would consider a notebook PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the DELL Latitude 15[plb_2749075_price] (2.2kg).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
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Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Internal Memory
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
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
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 Connection
Maximum WiFi Data Rate
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 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Product Identifiers

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