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Toshiba Satellite C850
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Toshiba Satellite C850 2 Core Intel Pentium 2.2GHz 8GB 750GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Pentium 2.2GHz 8GB Jan 2013
Processor Core Processor Family Processor Clock Speed Internal Memory Release Date
Satellite C850-1KN - Intel Pentium processor B960(2.20GHz)/Win8/8192MB(4096+4096)/750GB/15.6 Wide TruBrite HD/DVD-RW SuperMulti(DL)/WiFi 802.11bgn/Btooth/1.0MP HD WebCam More
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12 Reasons For

Good Brand

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz. The Toshiba Satellite C850 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (650 megahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

The Satellite C850 has one of the bigger screen sizes (15.6 inches) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite C850 have screen sizes of between 10" and 18", and the average screen size is 15".

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

Notebook PCs of this age and type have total storage capacity of between 1GB and 1.5TB. The Satellite C850 has a fairly big total storage capacity (750 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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1,066MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Satellite C850 supports a 1,066MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Toshiba laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,600MHz (best).

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Big CD/DVD Drive Buffer Size

With a CD/DVD drive buffer size of 2 megabytes, the Satellite C850 has a quite big CD/DVD drive buffer size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Satellite C850 the CD/DVD drive buffer sizes range from 1MB to 2MB.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The smallest hard drive capacity of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Satellite C850 is 180GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. With a hard drive capacity of 750 gigabytes, the Satellite C850 has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Satellite C850.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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20 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years the maximum processor memory bandwidths range from 17GB/s to 32GB/s. With a maximum processor memory bandwidth of only 21.3 gigabytes per second, the Toshiba Satellite C850's maximum processor memory bandwidth is one of the slowest amongst medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Satellite C850 is a portable PC that uses two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

Most similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite C850 have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the Satellite C850 which has one PCI Express lane (max).

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

The Satellite C850 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop. Most of the other portable PCs of this type and age 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 Satellite C850 does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite C850 which have a front camera.

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Very Short Battery Life

At only 4 hours, the Satellite C850 has a quite short battery life compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Satellite C850. The shortest battery life of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite C850 is 2h and the longest is 4,400h.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite C850 have a full-size keyboard, however the Satellite C850 does not 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 notebook PCs of this age and type. 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 portable PC is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the T420s (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the S540 (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 the most frequently found display resolution on laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Satellite C850 has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than most comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The best processor family of all laptops of this age and spec is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years that we have assessed the battery capacity of, the Satellite C850's battery capacity of only 10.8 milliamperes * hour is one of the smallest. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Satellite C850 the battery capacities range from 3mAh to 30,000mAh.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The Satellite C850 has a fairly slow memory clock speed (only 1,333 megahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The average memory clock speed of notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite C850 is 1,600MHz, and the memory clock speeds range from 1,000MHz to 1,800MHz.

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Only Two Processor Threads

The Satellite C850 is a two processor thread portable PC.

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Very Small L3 Cache

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Satellite C850 the L3 caches range from 2MB to 6MB. The Toshiba Satellite C850 has one of the smaller L3 caches (only 2 megabytes) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

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

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of laptops that are a similar age to the Satellite C850 is 0.51MB, the biggest is 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.9MB. With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Satellite C850 has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Satellite C850.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Satellite C850 is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Satellite C850 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Slow CD Rewrite Speed

At only 4 CD-speeds, the Satellite C850 has a fairly slow CD rewrite speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Satellite C850. The average CD rewrite speed of similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Satellite C850 is 5.9x.

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Thick

With a height of 33.52 millimeters, the Satellite C850 is one of the thicker portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Satellite C850 amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The thinnest notebook PC of a similar spec and age to the Satellite C850 is 2.4mm thick and the thickest is 300mm.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Satellite C850

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Toshiba released the Satellite C850.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.2 gigahertz, the Satellite C850 has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Average Internal Memory

The Satellite C850 has a pretty typical internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Satellite C850.

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the Satellite C850 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Satellite C850.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
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)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Internal Memory Expansion Module Size
Hard Drive
Hard Disk Height
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
Typical Contrast Ratio
Pixel Pitch
Display Response Rise/fall
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
Full HD
LED Backlight
LCD Brightness (level 1-8 Setting)
HD Type
Video
Maximum Refresh Rate of External Video Mode
Maximum External Video Mode Refresh Rate
Non-Interlaced External Video Mode
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
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
CD/DVD Drive Buffer Size
DVD-R Dual Layer Read Speed
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
Built-In Speaker
Full Duplex Audio System
Audio System
Maximum Audio System Sampling Rate
Camera
Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Megapixel Count
Front Camera Resolution
Built-In Camera
Networking
Cabling
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
SIM Card
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connection
Headphone Connection
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Combo Port
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
LAN/VGA Combo Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Integrated TV Tuner
Keyboard
Keyboard Key Pitch
Keyboard Key Stroke
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Key
Keyboard Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Trial 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
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 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
AC Adapter Weight
CD/DVD Weight
Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Non-Operating Relative Humidity
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
64-Bit Computing Architecture
Connector Type
Internal Modem
Drive Device Buffer Size
Dimensions
HD-Ready
Resolution of Internal Video Mode

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers c8501k, c8501kn
Barcodes 04051528042825

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