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Toshiba Satellite Pro C50-A 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.4GHz 4GB Oct 2013
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Every Satellite Pro C50-A comes with quality, reliability and value built in. With a wide choice of configurations, it can be built around your specific working needs too. Simply open it up and... More
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Toshiba Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

Medium processor core notebook PCs built by Toshiba have good reviews on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all portable PCs (not just medium processor core notebook PCs) and found that Toshiba also has good reviews across its entire range.

Very Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 4GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB. The Satellite Pro C50-A has one of the biggest maximum internal memory supported by processors (32 gigabytes) amongst laptops of this age.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Satellite Pro C50-A is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz. At 650 megahertz, the Toshiba Satellite Pro C50-A has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Big On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With an on-board graphics adapter memory of 1.771 gigabytes, the Satellite Pro C50-A has a quite big on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. The on-board graphics adapter memory capacity of laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Satellite Pro C50-A range from 0.12GB to 4GB.

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Fairly Big Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago the maximum graphics adapter memory capacity range from 0.38GB to 5.9GB, and the average maximum graphics adapter memory is 1.9GB. The Satellite Pro C50-A has a quite big maximum graphics adapter memory (1.771 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba Satellite Pro C50-A supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite Pro C50-A.

Across similar types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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16.78 Million Colours Supported Number of Colours Display

This notebook PC has a 16.78 million colours supported number of colours display, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Toshiba Satellite Pro C50-A has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Satellite Pro C50-A has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite Pro C50-A.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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Quite Fast Processor Front Side Bus

With a processor front side bus of 1,600 megahertz, the Satellite Pro C50-A has one of the faster processor front side bus amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The slowest processor front side bus of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite Pro C50-A is 1.3MHz and the fastest is 1,600MHz.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years is 12GB, and the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB. The Toshiba Satellite Pro C50-A has a fairly big maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Six Battery Cells

The Satellite Pro C50-A is a six battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite Pro C50-A have between one and eight battery cells.

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Quite Big On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago range from 120MB to 2.1GB. At 1,771 megabyte, the Toshiba Satellite Pro C50-A has a fairly big on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite Pro C50-A.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on laptops of this spec and age.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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16 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the Toshiba Satellite Pro C50-A which has one PCI Express lane (max).

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite Pro C50-A have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 1,000 megahertz, the Satellite Pro C50-A has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Short Battery Life

The Satellite Pro C50-A has a fairly short battery life (only 4 hours) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Satellite Pro C50-A. The shortest battery life of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Satellite Pro C50-A is 2h and the longest is 4,400h.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many 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.

If the storage medium of this laptop is not good enough for you then you might 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 portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Very Slow Maximum WiFi Data Rate

At only 150 megabits per second, the Satellite Pro C50-A has a quite slow maximum WiFi data rate compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Satellite Pro C50-A. Across all the laptops that were released more than two years ago the maximum WiFi data rate range from 150 Mbit/s to 870 Mbit/s.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite Pro C50-A, the Satellite Pro C50-A does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution

The lowest front camera resolution of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Satellite Pro C50-A is 0.3MP and the highest is 1,300MP. The Satellite Pro C50-A has a quite low front camera resolution (only 0.9 megapixels) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite Pro C50-A.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Satellite Pro C50-A is a one USB 2.0 port portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Satellite Pro C50-A have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This portable PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Quite Slow DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed

Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Satellite Pro C50-A the DVD+R double layer read speeds range from 4x to 8x, and the average DVD+R double layer read speed is 6.6x. At only 6 CD-speeds, the Satellite Pro C50-A has a quite slow DVD+R double layer read speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Satellite Pro C50-A.

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Quite Slow DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed

The average DVD-R double layer read speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Satellite Pro C50-A is 6.6x, and the DVD-R double layer read speeds range from 4x to 8x. At only 6 CD-speeds, the Toshiba Satellite Pro C50-A has a quite slow DVD-R double layer read speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite Pro C50-A.

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Very Slow CD-RW Write Speed

The average CD-RW write speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite Pro C50-A is 7.1x, and the CD-RW write speeds range from 4x to 24x. The Satellite Pro C50-A has a fairly slow CD-RW write speed (only 4 CD-speeds) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite Pro C50-A.

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Very Slow CD Rewrite Speed

The CD rewrite speeds of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Satellite Pro C50-A range from 4x to 16x, and the average CD rewrite speed is 5.9x. The Toshiba Satellite Pro C50-A has a quite slow CD rewrite speed (only 4 CD-speeds) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Satellite Pro C50-A.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4.0 LE Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Satellite Pro C50-A

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Toshiba released the Satellite Pro C50-A.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.4 gigahertz, the Satellite Pro C50-A has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Toshiba Satellite Pro C50-A has a fairly standard screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family

The Toshiba Satellite Pro C50-A has a better processor family than most notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it. This laptop has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family, whereas most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Toshiba Satellite Pro C50-A has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

Laptops with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (£2,116.07) (512GB).

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the Toshiba Satellite Pro C50-A has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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Average Internal Memory

The Satellite Pro C50-A has a pretty average internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite Pro C50-A.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
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
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete 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
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Maximum WiFi Data Rate
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
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 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
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 My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading 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 FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
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
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers c50a1e, c50a154, c50a1eu, c50a1em, c50a1c9, toshiba 64, toshiba 64b, toshiba c50, toshiba 4100, toshiba c50a, toshiba 4005, toshiba 64bi, toshiba 5005, toshiba a50a1, toshiba 4005u, toshiba 64bit, toshiba 5005u, toshiba 4100m, toshiba r50b12, toshiba i33110, toshiba a50a1e, toshiba p202492, toshiba r50b12p, toshiba i33110m, toshiba a50a1eh, toshiba r50b12w, toshiba p205571, toshiba r50b12x, toshiba p206605
Barcodes 04051528080360, 04051528090291, 04051528091663, 04051528096873, 04051528099911, 04051528099928, 04051528099942, 04051528108163, 04051528121612

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