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Toshiba Satellite L850
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Toshiba Satellite L850 2 Core Intel Core I3-2xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-2xxx 2.2GHz 4GB Oct 2012
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The Satellite Pro L850 business series is technology rich with advanced features including comprehensive connectivity, premium quality sound and energy saving benefits. The Satellite Pro L850 is a... More
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Toshiba Has Good Laptop Reviews

Based on 3,511 expert and user reviews, Toshiba has good ratings for its notebook PCs. Toshiba also has good ratings specifically for its medium processor core notebook PCs compared to other brands.

16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), however the Satellite L850 has 16 PCI Express lanes (max).

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Has a Front Camera

The Satellite L850 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Satellite L850 also have a front camera.

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1,066MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba Satellite L850 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. This Toshiba portable PC supports a 1,066MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite L850 the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,600MHz (best).

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Satellite L850 has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Satellite L850. Comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite L850 have hard drive speeds of between 4,200 RPM and 7,200 RPM.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched 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 commonly found discrete graphics memory type on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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11 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

The slowest maximum processor memory bandwidth of portable PCs of this spec and age is 17GB/s, the fastest is 32GB/s, and the average maximum processor memory bandwidth is 25GB/s. At only 21.3 gigabytes per second, the Toshiba Satellite L850 has a fairly slow maximum processor memory bandwidth compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Satellite L850.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Satellite L850 use two displays supported by on-board grap, including the Satellite L850 which uses two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Satellite L850 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released 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.

Notebook PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth looking at include the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Only Intel Core I3-2xxx Processor Family

The Satellite L850 has a better processor family than most medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it. This Toshiba portable PC has an Intel Core i3-2xxx processor family, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The worst processor family of all laptops of this spec and age is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The memory clock speeds of laptops that have been available for more than two years range from 1,000MHz to 1,800MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,600MHz. The Satellite L850 has one of the slower memory clock speeds (only 1,333 megahertz) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Toshiba Satellite L850 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although keep in mind that most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Thick

Portable PCs of this spec and age have heights of between 2.4mm and 300mm, and the average height is 27mm. The Toshiba Satellite L850 is one of the thicker laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite L850 (33.52 millimeters) amongst laptops of this age.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Satellite L850

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.2 gigahertz, the Toshiba Satellite L850 has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Satellite L850 has a fairly standard screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Satellite L850.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Toshiba Satellite L850 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Weight

The Toshiba Satellite L850 has a fairly standard weight (2.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Satellite L850.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Toshiba Satellite L850 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the Satellite L850.

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Average Battery Life

At 5.5 hours, the Toshiba Satellite L850 has a pretty typical battery life compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite L850.

If you are looking for a longer battery life then you might want to look at the Toshiba Satellite C50D[plb_2457380_price] (5.75h).

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Specification

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Expert Reviews

(15)
27 November 2012

What you get in the Toshiba Satellite L850 is a 15.6in laptop that can be used for a little bit of everything. It has a good CPU and discrete graphics, and it ships with plenty of internal storage...

20 September 2012

The Toshiba Satellite Pro L850 lacks the pace of some budget notebooks, and the screen and input device are trimmed to the budget price. Triumphs for the Satellite Pro include its large hard drive...

24 August 2012

After doing the Satellite L850 Laptop Review, it can be said that although it is a good computing device, it is not suitable for mid-budget customers. With Intel Core i7 (3rd Generation) processor...

2 August 2012

Toshiba Satellite L850 is powerful, and then some! For around Rs. 55,000, you will get a machine powered by a Core i7 processor, 8GB of RAM and a 2GB graphics card, which will warm the heart of...

23 June 2012

The other day we took a look at the Asus K55VM multimedia notebook and while it was a very good performer and offered great value, the lack of a bundled OS might be a slight deterrent for many... Read more…

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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 1 April 2013 by Sophia Gampton
(Verified Purchase)

For my first laptop, it was a special buy and does every thing I need it to do. Instructions were limited which is why it gets four stars and not five. Had to spend a lot of time working out where... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers l850dl, l8501l, l850d2, l8501d, l8501dz, l850dlk, l8501ln, l850d2b, l8501dq, l850-dlk, toshiba 4005, toshiba 5005, toshiba 4005u, toshiba 5005u, toshiba r50b12, pskdhe00g004en, pskdhe00g005en, toshiba r50b12p
Barcodes 04026203993044, 04026203993051, 04051528001570, 04051528020922

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