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Toshiba Satellite Pro C50-A 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.5GHz 4GB Jan 2014
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Whatever the size and nature of your business, there's a Satellite Pro C50 for you. With a choice of Intel processors, memory sizes, internal and external graphics, you can create the ideal... More
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Toshiba Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

Toshiba is one of the superior laptop brands according to average reviews from owners and experts, and Toshiba also has good reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Satellite Pro C50-A is 23GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the Toshiba Satellite Pro C50-A has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Satellite Pro C50-A has more PCI Express lanes (max) than most of the comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite Pro C50-A. This Toshiba laptop is a 16 PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC compared to most of the notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite Pro C50-A which only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Quite New PCI Express Slot Version

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Satellite Pro C50-A the PCI Express slot versions range from 2 to 3. At 3, the Toshiba Satellite Pro C50-A has a fairly new PCI Express slot version compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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Quite Big On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The on-board graphics adapter memory capacity of similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Satellite Pro C50-A range from 0.12GB to 4GB, and the average on-board graphics adapter memory is 1.4GB. At 1.792 gigabytes, the Satellite Pro C50-A has a quite big on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. At 1,150 megahertz, the Toshiba Satellite Pro C50-A has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Satellite Pro C50-A.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

The Toshiba Satellite Pro C50-A has one of the faster processor clock speeds (2.5 gigahertz) amongst similar spec laptops of this age. Across all the laptops that were released more than two years ago the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Satellite Pro C50-A supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of this spec and age. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Toshiba laptop 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 portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite Pro C50-A.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of portable 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 the most commonly found processor family on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

The Satellite Pro C50-A has one of the bigger screen sizes (15.6 inches) amongst similar spec laptops of this age. The average screen size of laptops of a comparable age and type to the Satellite Pro C50-A is 15".

If you are looking for a bigger screen size then you might also want to consider the HP Pavilion 17 (£838.00) (17.3").

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba Satellite Pro C50-A has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite Pro C50-A also have a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for a similar time to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

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

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite Pro C50-A is 25GB, and the maximum internal memories range from 8.1GB to 33GB. The Satellite Pro C50-A has one of the biggest maximum internal memories (32,768 megabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

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

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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 released more than two years ago range from 120MB to 2.1GB. At 1,792 megabyte, the Satellite Pro C50-A has a fairly big on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite Pro C50-A.

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12 Reasons Against

Very Short Battery Life

With a battery life of only 4.5 hours, the Satellite Pro C50-A has a fairly short battery life compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. The battery lifes of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 2h to 4,400h.

If you want a longer battery life then you might also want to consider the DELL Vostro 14 5000 (4.6h).

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other laptops of this age and type have a full-size keyboard, however the Satellite Pro C50-A does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on 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.

Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth considering include the T420s (£972.00) (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 portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

Across all the notebook PCs of this type and age the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB. The Toshiba Satellite Pro C50-A has one of the smaller internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core 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 the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Satellite Pro C50-A does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution

With a front camera resolution of only 0.9 megapixels, the Satellite Pro C50-A has a fairly low front camera resolution compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. Medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite Pro C50-A have front camera resolutions of between 0.3MP and 1,300MP.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Satellite Pro C50-A is a one USB 2.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of this age and spec have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The Satellite Pro C50-A has a fairly small hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. The average hard drive capacity of notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Satellite Pro C50-A is 590GB.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

When compared to other similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Satellite Pro C50-A that we have checked the hard drive speed of, the Satellite Pro C50-A's hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute is one of the slowest. Portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have hard drive speeds of between 4,200 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4.0 LE Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this notebook PC was released.

Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Satellite Pro C50-A has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Satellite Pro C50-A.

If you are looking for a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the Toshiba Tecra Z50 (512GB and higher rated).

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the Satellite Pro C50-A has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Satellite Pro C50-A.

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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
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
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
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
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board 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 Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
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 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Keyboard Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro 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
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel TSX-NI
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
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
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Video Compression Format

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers c50a1k, c50a1kj
Barcodes 04051528110708

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