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Toshiba Satellite L50-B
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Toshiba Satellite L50-B 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Oct 2014
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STAY ENTERTAINED ANYWHEREWhatever you re into, the super-slim Satellite L50-B series laptop has everything to keep you entertained. Measuring just 23mm thin*, and weighing from just 2.2kg, you can... More
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15 Reasons For

Toshiba Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Medium processor core notebook PCs manufactured by Toshiba have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just medium processor core notebook PCs) and found that Toshiba also has good ratings across its entire range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba Satellite L50-B supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops of this spec and age. This Toshiba portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite L50-B.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of notebook PC is 133MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Satellite L50-B has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Has a Front Camera

The Satellite L50-B has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years also have a front camera.

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Fairly Fast DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed

The DVD-R double layer read speeds of portable PCs of this age and spec range from 4x to 8x, and the average DVD-R double layer read speed is 6.6x. At 8 CD-speeds, the Satellite L50-B has a fairly fast DVD-R double layer read speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite L50-B.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Very Fast CD-RW Write Speed

The average CD-RW write speed of similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite L50-B is 7.1x, and the CD-RW write speeds range from 4x to 24x. At 16 CD-speeds, the Satellite L50-B has a quite fast CD-RW write speed compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Satellite L50-B.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Portable PCs that came out more than two years ago have maximum internal memory (64-bit) of between 4GB and 32GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 16 gigabytes, the Satellite L50-B has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (64-bit) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite L50-B is 12GB. At 16 gigabytes, the Satellite L50-B has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

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

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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12 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Satellite L50-B is 200MHz and the fastest is 650MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Toshiba Satellite L50-B has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst laptops of this age.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At only 1,000 megahertz, the Satellite L50-B has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Satellite L50-B the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 16 gigabytes, the Satellite L50-B has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. The maximum internal memory supported by processors of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite L50-B range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB.

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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 medium processor core notebook 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 medium processor core notebook PC is not good enough for you then you might want to look at the T420s (£833.00) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The Satellite L50-B has a fairly slow processor clock speed (only 1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite L50-B. Similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Satellite L50-B have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.1GHz.

If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the Asus X551CA (£322.97) (1.8GHz).

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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 commonly found display resolution on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the Satellite L50-B has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Satellite L50-B. The smallest internal memory of portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB.

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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 portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

At only 1,024 megabyte, the Satellite L50-B has a quite small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite L50-B. The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 510MB, the biggest is 4.1GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 1.7GB.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Toshiba Satellite L50-B does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other laptops of this type and age also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. The Toshiba Satellite L50-B has one of the slower hard drive speeds (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4.0 LE Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Satellite L50-B

Released Over Two Years Ago

Toshiba released the Satellite L50-B over two years ago.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Toshiba Satellite L50-B has a fairly average screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

We compared all the other 15.6" notebook PCs to this notebook PC and we think the Lenovo B590 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Toshiba Satellite L50-B has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Satellite L50-B.

If you are looking for a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the ThinkPad X1 Carbon (512GB), or the X1 Carbon (512GB) both from Lenovo.

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the Satellite L50-B has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Satellite L50-B.

Portable PCs with a heavier weight that might also be worth considering include the DELL Inspiron 15 3521 (2.2kg).

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Average Battery Life

At 6 hours, the Satellite L50-B has a fairly typical battery life compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Satellite L50-B.

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Specification

Design
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Colour
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Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
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)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
DVD-RAM Write Speed
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DVD+R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed
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DVD-R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed
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CD-R Read Speed
Disc
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Rear Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
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
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Integrated TV Tuner
GPS Function
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Hot Key
Windows Key
Keyboard Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
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 Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
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 Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
WiFi Certification
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

(3)
26 January 2009

Satellite a215-s7472 is an affordable notebook from Toshiba that delivers cutting-edge connectivity options for business users. It is equipped with an AMD Turion 2.2 MHz processor, 2 GB RAM, 300... Read more…

Very affordable
Fullsize keyboard
Sturdy construction yet sleek design
Ample RAM and hard-drive capacity for less than 1 000
Includes extras such as a Labelflash optical drive and a Webcam
Frustrating volume control
Slightly stiff mouse buttons
AMD processor cant keep up with Intel competition
No Bluetooth option
No option for nonglossy screen
2 April 2014

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Great screen
Good build quality
Good keyboard
Limited performance
Weak graphics
Battery life
23 June 2015

Gutes Technikpaket in preiswerter Verpackung Ist dem Toshiba Satellite L50-B-1TD die Verschmelzung von ansprechendem Design und hoher Leistung zum günstigen Preis gelungen? Teilweise ja,...

Bright Full HD IPS display with stable viewing angles
Quick solid state disk
Silent operation in idle mode
Good battery life
Smart eye, catching design
Reflective screen
Limited gaming performance
The competition is quicker
Disappointing keyboard
Poor screen quality and resolution

User Reviews

(22)
Reviewed 20 August 2015 by PuterGeek
PuterGeek would recommend the Toshiba Satellite L50-B

Absolutely spot on, have updated to win 10 and am completely satisfied...

Reviewed 29 December 2015 by 1234
1234 would recommend the Toshiba Satellite L50-B

Excellent laptop at this price with corei3 processor and 8GB 1TB...

Reviewed 27 July 2015 by Angela Boothe
(Verified Purchase)

This item was purchased less than a year ago, but i am unable to use it as it needs a disc to repair it which was not supplied. Considering the price i paid for it i am still expected to purchas a... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

It's a good laptop for a young person / student, but do they really need to pre-load it with so much useless software that you do not really know if you need it or how to get rid of all of it? ... Read more…

Reviewed 20 January 2015 by MikeC "MC"
(Verified Purchase)

Bought for my Daughter - she loves it. Seems to be reliable, works well over the home wifi which the old HP didn't. Pretty quick too. Ideal for a GCSE student.

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