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Toshiba Satellite L50-C 4 Core Intel Pentium 1.6GHz 4GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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£279.00 £207.95 cheaper than 63 days ago
4 Intel Pentium 1.6GHz 4GB May 2015
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Toshiba's 39.6 cm (15.6 ) Satellite L50-C offers a wide range of configuration choices for both performance and appearance ideal if you want a powerful laptop that gets the best out of your... More
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16 Reasons For

Good Brand

Many processor core portable PCs manufactured by Toshiba have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just many processor core portable PCs) and found that Toshiba also has good ratings across its entire range.

Nice Design

A number of Toshiba Satellite L50-C reviewers thought the Toshiba Satellite L50-C was a good design.

Good Product Quality

One Toshiba Satellite L50-C reviewer who purchased the product concluded that it was good quality. Laptopmedia.com wrote “Quality IPS Full HD panel” in their review of this laptop.

Reasonably Priced

One Toshiba Satellite L50-C owner who bought the Toshiba Satellite L50-C thought it was cheap. Last year Laptopmedia.com said “It features an overall appealing design with small negligible irregularities which are common for budget notebooks” in their review of this laptop.

Good Technical Features

One Toshiba Satellite L50-C owner who purchased it considered that it had good features.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

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

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Good Size

One Toshiba Satellite L50-C reviewer who bought the Toshiba Satellite L50-C reckoned that it was thin. Laptopmedia.com wrote “Overall appealing design with thin and light chassis”.

Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Satellite L50-C is 1.7GB and the biggest is 32GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 8 gigabytes, the Satellite L50-C has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released one year ago.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Toshiba Satellite L50-C has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Satellite L50-C also have a full-size keyboard.

There are a number of alternative notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Precision M6800, or the XPS 15 9530 (£1,030.93) both from DELL or the HP Pro (£806.00).

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Has a Front Camera

The Satellite L50-C has a front camera. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago also have a front camera.

There are a number of other notebook PCs with a front camera currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Samsung ATIV Book 8, or the DELL XPS 15 9530 (£1,030.93).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Satellite L50-C supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs of this spec and age. This laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. Across all portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Satellite L50-C the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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Very Fast DVD-RAM Read Speed

Notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year have DVD-RAM read speeds of between 5x and 8x, and the average DVD-RAM read speed is 5.1x. When compared to other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Satellite L50-C that we have assessed the DVD-RAM read speed of, the Toshiba Satellite L50-C's DVD-RAM read speed of 8 CD-speeds is one of the fastest.

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Fairly Fast DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed

The average DVD+R double layer read speed of similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Satellite L50-C is 6.4x, and the DVD+R double layer read speeds range from 4x to 8x. The Satellite L50-C has a quite fast DVD+R double layer read speed (8 CD-speeds) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite L50-C.

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Quite Fast DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed

The slowest DVD-R double layer read speed of many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Satellite L50-C is 4x, the fastest is 8x, and the average DVD-R double layer read speed is 6.3x. At 8 CD-speeds, the Satellite L50-C has a quite fast DVD-R double layer read speed compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Satellite L50-C.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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19 Reasons Against

Difficult to Use

One Toshiba Satellite L50-C reviewer reckoned that this laptop was not easy to use. Laptopmedia.com mentioned “Impractical port placement and heat dispersing grill” in their review of this laptop.

Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The maximum internal memory supported by processors of notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite L50-C range from 2GB to 64GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 8 gigabytes, the Satellite L50-C has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter burst frequencies of similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite L50-C range from 640MHz to 900MHz. At only 700 megahertz, the Satellite L50-C has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter burst frequency compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Satellite L50-C.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to 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.

It may also be worth considering one of the other notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung ATIV Book 8, or the DELL Precision M6800.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a better storage medium then you might also want to look at the HP Pro (£806.00) (SSD) which is also higher rated.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

Notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite L50-C have processor clock speeds of between 1.3GHz and 3.1GHz. At only 1.6 gigahertz, the Satellite L50-C has a very slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Satellite L50-C.

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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 typical of many portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Satellite L50-C have internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB. The Satellite L50-C has one of the smaller internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

We compared all the other 4GB internal memory notebook PCs to this portable PC and we think the HP ProBook 650 G1 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Satellite L50-C has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it. The processor family of all laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Satellite L50-C ranges from Intel Celeron to Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Quite Slow DVD+R Write Speed

The DVD+R write speeds of notebook PCs of this spec and age range from 6x to 8x. When compared to other notebook PCs of this age and spec, the DVD+R write speed of the Satellite L50-C of only 6 CD-speeds is one of the slowest.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other laptops that were launched more than a year ago, the Toshiba Satellite L50-C does not have a touch sensitive screen.

Alternative laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might want to look at include the Precision M3800, or the XPS 15 9530 (£1,030.93) both from DELL or the HP Pro (£806.00).

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Quite Slow DVD+RW Write Speed

Laptops of this age and type have DVD+RW write speeds of between 6x and 8x, and the average DVD+RW write speed is 7.9x. When compared to other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Satellite L50-C that we have checked the DVD+RW write speed of, the Satellite L50-C's DVD+RW write speed of only 6 CD-speeds is one of the slowest.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8,192 megabytes, the Satellite L50-C has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The maximum internal memories of portable PCs that were released one year ago range from 2GB to 33GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 21GB.

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Very Small Cache Memory

At only 2 megabytes, the Toshiba Satellite L50-C has a quite small cache memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite L50-C. The cache memories of similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Satellite L50-C range from 2MB to 8MB.

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Very Small Processor Cache

The Toshiba Satellite L50-C has one of the smaller processor caches (only 2 megabytes) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The average processor cache of portable PCs of this age and spec is 4.2MB, and the processor caches range from 2MB to 8MB.

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Only 1x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

The Satellite L50-C has a maximum memory slots of 1x SO-DIMM. That's 50% less memory slots than a 2x SO-DIMM notebook PC, which is the most common memory slots.

A 1x SO-DIMM memory slot is actually the worst memory slots across all portable PCs that have been around for more than a year.

The best memory slots across comparable types of laptop is 4x SO-DIMM.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memory of portable PCs of this age and type range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 17GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Toshiba Satellite L50-C has one of the smaller maximum internal memory amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Only SATA Hard Drive Interface

This portable PC has a SATA hard drive interface, which is the most commonly found hard drive interface on notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Very Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The Satellite L50-C has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency (only 2.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Satellite L50-C. The slowest maximum turbo frequency of laptops of a similar age and spec to the Satellite L50-C is 1.8GHz, the fastest is 4GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.1GHz.

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Only Four Processor Threads

The Satellite L50-C is a four processor thread portable PC.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Satellite L50-C

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Satellite L50-C has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Satellite L50-C.

There are a number of other 1TB total storage capacity laptops currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the XPS 15 9530 (£1,030.93), or the Precision M6800 both from DELL or the Samsung ATIV Book 8.

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Average Screen Size

The Satellite L50-C has a fairly standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Satellite L50-C.

We compared all the other 15.6" notebook PCs to this portable PC and we think because of it's better review score, the Samsung ATIV Book 8, the HP Pro (£806.00), and the DELL XPS 15 9530 (£1,030.93) is also worth considering.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.2 kilograms, the Toshiba Satellite L50-C has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than a year ago.

If you are not bothered about having a heavier weight then you might also want to consider the ProBook 650 G1 (2.3kg), or the Pro (£806.00) (2.1kg) both from HP which also has a higher rating.

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Average Battery Life

At 7.5 hours, the Satellite L50-C has a relatively average battery life compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
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
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
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
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Open GL Graphics Adapter
Maximum Resolution
Execution Unit
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
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 Write Speed
CD Read Speed
Disc
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
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
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Keyboard Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro 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 HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel HD Graphics
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Built-In Visuals Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Processor Code
Intel Secure Boot Technology Version
Intel Secure Boot
Embedded Options Available
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
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 Cell Count
Battery
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
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
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
USB Version
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Video Compression Format

Expert Reviews

3 August 2015

We must say that this is one of the most well-balanced notebooks in this class. It features an overall appealing design with small negligible irregularities which are common for budget notebooks....

Overall appealing design with thin and light chassis
Great keybard and touchpad performance
Quality IPS Full HD panel
Better allaround hardware than most competitors
Impractical port placement and heat dispersing grill
Mediocrebattery life
The CPU reaches dangerously high temperatures under heavy load

User Reviews

(2)
Reviewed 29 December 2015 by 1234
1234 would recommend the Toshiba Satellite L50-C

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

Reviewed 29 December 2015 by Martha
Martha would recommend the Toshiba Satellite L50-C

Very happy with my laptop,the cursor is a little noisy when pressed!

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Product Identifiers

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