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Toshiba Satellite Pro C50-A 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 750GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.5GHz 4GB Feb 2014
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Toshiba Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

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

Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Satellite Pro C50-A is 23GB. The Satellite Pro C50-A has a fairly big maximum internal memory supported by processor (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Satellite Pro C50-A.

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16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Satellite Pro C50-A has more PCI Express lanes (max) than most of the laptops of this age and type. Most of the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite Pro C50-A only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), however this Toshiba laptop has 16 PCI Express lanes (max).

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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Fairly New PCI Express Slot Version

At 3, the Satellite Pro C50-A has a fairly new PCI Express slot version compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Satellite Pro C50-A. The oldest PCI Express slot version of laptops that are a similar age to the Satellite Pro C50-A is 2, the newest is 3, and the average PCI Express slot version is 2.2.

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Fairly Big On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The Satellite Pro C50-A has one of the bigger on-board graphics adapter memory capacity (1.762 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average on-board graphics adapter memory of laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Satellite Pro C50-A is 1.4GB.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of laptops that were launched around the same time as the Satellite Pro C50-A range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,150 megahertz, the Satellite Pro C50-A has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speeds of laptops of this age and spec range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz. At 2.5 gigahertz, the Satellite Pro C50-A has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo T440p[plb_3682866_price] (2.6GHz), or the HP Probook 650 F1P85ET[plb_2435729_price] (2.6GHz).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba Satellite Pro C50-A supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Toshiba portable PC 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 laptops of this spec and age.

Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor 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 notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

The Satellite Pro C50-A has a quite big screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Satellite Pro C50-A. The screen sizes of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite Pro C50-A range from 10" to 18", and the average screen size is 15".

If you want a laptop with a bigger screen size then you might also want to look at the DELL Inspiron 17 5748[plb_2549655_price] (17.3").

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Satellite Pro C50-A has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite Pro C50-A also have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

At 750 gigabytes, the Toshiba Satellite Pro C50-A has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Satellite Pro C50-A. The total storage capacity of similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Satellite Pro C50-A range from 1GB to 1.5TB.

If this Toshiba portable PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17R[plb_2548954_price] (1TB) which is also higher rated.

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Has a Front Camera

The Satellite Pro C50-A has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to 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 typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 32,768 megabytes, the Satellite Pro C50-A has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Satellite Pro C50-A. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Satellite Pro C50-A have maximum internal memories of between 8.1GB and 33GB.

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Quite Fast DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed

The slowest DVD-R double layer read speed of portable PCs of this type and age is 4x, the fastest is 8x, and the average DVD-R double layer read speed is 6.6x. The Toshiba Satellite Pro C50-A has a fairly fast DVD-R double layer read speed (8 CD-speeds) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite Pro C50-A.

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Quite Fast DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed

With a DVD+R double layer read speed of 8 CD-speeds, the Toshiba Satellite Pro C50-A has one of the faster DVD+R double layer read speeds amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The slowest DVD+R double layer read speed of similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years is 4x, the fastest is 8x, and the average DVD+R double layer read speed is 6.6x.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. The Satellite Pro C50-A has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Fairly Big On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At 1,762 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 came out more than two years ago. The average on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Satellite Pro C50-A is 1.4GB.

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Quite Fast CD-RW Write Speed

The average CD-RW write speed of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Satellite Pro C50-A is 7.1x, and the CD-RW write speeds range from 4x to 24x. The Toshiba Satellite Pro C50-A has a fairly fast CD-RW write speed (10 CD-speeds) 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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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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11 Reasons Against

Very Short Battery Life

At only 4.5 hours, the Satellite Pro C50-A has a quite short battery life compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite Pro C50-A. Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the battery lifes range from 2h to 4,400h.

If you are looking for a longer battery life then you might want to look at the DELL Vostro 14 5000[plb_2373664_price] (4.6h).

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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 launched more than two years ago. 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 Toshiba laptop is not good enough for you then you might want to look at 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 notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The internal memory of laptops that are a comparable age to the Satellite Pro C50-A range from 1GB to 16GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Satellite Pro C50-A has a quite small 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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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Very Slow Maximum WiFi Data Rate

With a maximum WiFi data rate of only 150 megabits per second, the Satellite Pro C50-A has a quite slow maximum WiFi data rate compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite Pro C50-A. The maximum WiFi data rate of portable PCs of this age and spec range from 150 Mbit/s to 870 Mbit/s.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Satellite Pro C50-A does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution

The Satellite Pro C50-A has one of the lower front camera resolutions (only 0.9 megapixels) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have front camera resolutions of between 0.3MP and 1,300MP.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Toshiba Satellite Pro C50-A is a one USB 2.0 port notebook PC.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The average hard drive speed of laptops of this type and age is 5,900 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM. The Satellite Pro C50-A has one of the slower hard drive speeds (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) amongst laptops of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4.0 LE Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Weight

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

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Specification

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Maximum Turbo Frequency
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Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
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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
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
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
Glossy Display
3D Compatible
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
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
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
Swivel Webcam
Rear 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
TV Out Port
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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Integrated TV Tuner
GPS Function
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
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Pointing Device
Operating System/software
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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 Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
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Intel TSX-NI
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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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
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Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Video Compression Format

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers c50a1l7, toshiba i54200, toshiba c50a1l7, toshiba i54200m, toshiba pscgke00t010, toshiba pscgke00t010g, toshiba pscgke00t010gr
Barcodes 04051528114584, 04051528114591

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