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Toshiba S50 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Jun 2015
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This super-stylish, slim Satellite S50 laptop features amazing graphics, rocking sound and superb mobile performance. Awesome Intel HD Graphics provide a potent combination of immersive features... More
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8 Reasons For

Good Brand

We calculated the average ratings for all Toshiba portable PCs and also specifically for Toshiba medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases Toshiba had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Toshiba S50 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the S50. The smallest total storage capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the S50 is 16GB and the biggest is 2TB.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba S50 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. This laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the S50 processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba S50 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the S50 also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

The smallest hard drive capacity of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the S50 is 5GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 690GB. When compared to other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the S50, the hard drive capacity of the Toshiba S50 of 1,000 gigabyte is one of the biggest.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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7 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At only 900 megahertz, the Toshiba S50 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. Notebook PCs of this age and spec have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 750MHz and 1,300MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Toshiba S50 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the S50.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on notebook PCs of this type and age. 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 portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the S50, the Toshiba S50 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year have between one and three USB 2.0 ports, including the Toshiba S50 which has one USB 2.0 port.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba S50

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Toshiba S50 has a pretty typical processor clock speed (2.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

There are a number of other 2.2GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available which you might want to consider including the Toshiba Satellite S50-B (£365.00) which has better reviews.

If you want a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the Lenovo L450 (£809.99) (2.3GHz and higher rated).

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Toshiba S50 has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

If you want a laptop with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the Fujitsu Lifebook U745 (£1,149.00) (12GB).

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Average Screen Size

The Toshiba S50 has a relatively typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

If you are looking for a bigger screen size then you might want to consider the Lenovo Z70-80 (£321.00) (17.3").

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the Toshiba S50 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the S50.

If you would consider a portable PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the DELL Latitude 15 3550 (£477.99) (2.2kg).

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Average Battery Life

At 6.5 hours, the Toshiba S50 has a pretty average battery life compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

Portable PCs with a longer battery life that might also be worth considering include the Toshiba C40-C (6.75h).

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Specification

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Display
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Touch Sensitive Screen
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LED Backlight
Graphics
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Discrete Graphics Adapter
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Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
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Optical Drive
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Audio
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4G
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WiFi Standard
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Bluetooth
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SmartCard Slot
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Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
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Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
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
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Intel FDI Technology
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Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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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 64
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Intel Flex Memory Access
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Expert Reviews

(17)
29 January 2015

A great-value portable laptop with a good screen and dedicated graphics, but it feels very fragile...

29 December 2014

Toshiba Satellite S50-B-12U The Toshiba Satellite S50-B-12U's hardware characterizes it as a multimedia notebook. In our first round of tests we determined that the notebook's hinges and keyboard...

25 June 2013

Toshiba seems to be going for the scattergun approach by launching five series of Satellite laptops to meet a variety of needs. It's billing its S series as slimmer devices that offer a choice of... Read more…

25 June 2013

Toshiba seems to be going for the scattergun approach by launching five series of Satellite laptops to meet a variety of needs. It's billing its S series as slimmer devices that offer a choice of... Read more…

9 September 2014

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User Reviews

(19)

It's a fast laptop with a sleek design. Be careful when you are opening and closing it because just after a few months of using it the laptop does not fully close on one side and it is a bit of a... Read more…

Reviewed 5 March 2015 by Jonathan "London"

And so, I had a Dell studio, which has THE WORST screen in laptop history. Time had come for me to buy a great looking laptop with an HD screen.

I saw the Lenovo and it was quite... Read more…

Reviewed 12 February 2015 by Bujar Metaj
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this product 3-4 months, developed an issue with camera.

Toshiba sleep and charge application went in and stopped it, and this start to alternate between the camera and its... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

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Reviewed 17 January 2015 by Roger Smith
(Verified Purchase)

This is an excellent piece of kit. Excellent quality metal case, superb high resolution screen, and (so far) none of the problems that some other owners have had.

Being a bit of an old... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers apple i54210, apple i54210u

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