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Toshiba Satellite Pro C850
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Toshiba Satellite Pro C850 2 Core Intel Core I3-2xxx 2.3GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-2xxx 2.3GHz 4GB Jan 2013
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Satellite Pro C850-1LV 2nd Generation Intel Core i3-2348M Processor(2.30GHz)/Win7+Win8DVD/4096MB/500GB/15.6 Wide TruBrite HD/DVD-RW SuperMulti(DL)/WiFi 802.11abgn/Btooth/1.0MP HD WebCam More
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11 Reasons For

Toshiba Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

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

16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Satellite Pro C850 has more PCI Express lanes (max) than most of the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Satellite Pro C850. Most of the comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Satellite Pro C850 only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), however this portable PC 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 notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite Pro C850 is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz. At 650 megahertz, the Satellite Pro C850 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Front Camera

The Satellite Pro C850 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Satellite Pro C850 also have a front camera.

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1,066MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba Satellite Pro C850 supports a 1,066MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. Most laptops of a similar age and type to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all laptops of a similar spec and age to the Satellite Pro C850 ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,600MHz (best).

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|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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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Fairly Big CD/DVD Drive Buffer Size

The Satellite Pro C850 has a quite big CD/DVD drive buffer size (2 megabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Satellite Pro C850. The CD/DVD drive buffer sizes of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite Pro C850 range from 1MB to 2MB, and the average CD/DVD drive buffer size is 1.6MB.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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14 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

At only 21.3 gigabytes per second, the Satellite Pro C850 has a fairly slow maximum processor memory bandwidth compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite Pro C850. The maximum processor memory bandwidths of similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite Pro C850 range from 17GB/s to 32GB/s.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

Most laptops of this type and age use two displays supported by on-board grap, including the Satellite Pro C850 which uses two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

Most laptops of this age and type have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Toshiba Satellite Pro C850 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Satellite Pro C850 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Satellite Pro C850 do have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out 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.

Laptops 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 portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, 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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Only Intel Core I3-2xxx Processor Family

The Satellite Pro C850 has a better processor family than most portable PCs of a similar type and age to it. This portable PC has an Intel Core i3-2xxx processor family, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The worst processor family of all notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite Pro C850 is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

When compared to other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Satellite Pro C850 that we have assessed, the battery capacity of the Satellite Pro C850 of only 10.8 milliamperes * hour is one of the smallest. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the battery capacities range from 3mAh to 30,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,700mAh.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

Portable PCs that came out more than two years ago have memory clock speeds of between 1,000MHz and 1,800MHz. With a memory clock speed of only 1,333 megahertz, the Satellite Pro C850 has a quite slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Toshiba Satellite Pro C850 is a one USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Satellite Pro C850 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age, the Satellite Pro C850 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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Thick

The average height of similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite Pro C850 is 27mm, and the heights range from 2.4mm to 300mm. The Satellite Pro C850 is one of the thicker similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the Satellite Pro C850 (33.52 millimeters) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Satellite Pro C850

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this medium processor core notebook PC was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.1 gigahertz, the Satellite Pro C850 has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Satellite Pro C850.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to look at the DELL Inspiron 15[plb_2360347_price] (2.13GHz).

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Average Screen Size

The Toshiba Satellite Pro C850 has a fairly average screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Toshiba Satellite Pro C850 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite Pro C850.

Laptops with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth considering include the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_2432329_price] (512GB), or the Toshiba Satellite Z30[plb_2558036_price] (512GB).

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the Satellite Pro C850 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Satellite Pro C850.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Satellite Pro C850 has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Satellite Pro C850.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the Asus X550CA[plb_2093287_price] (6GB).

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Average Battery Life

The Satellite Pro C850 has a relatively average battery life (5.5 hours) compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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

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Specification

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Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
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Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Maximum External Video Mode Refresh Rate
Non-Interlaced External Video Mode
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
DVD-RAM Write Speed
DVD-RAM Read Speed
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Audio
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Camera
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Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Cabling
4G LTE
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WiFi Standard
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Microphone Connection
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Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Combo Port
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
LAN/VGA Combo Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
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Integrated TV Tuner
Keyboard
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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
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Battery
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64-Bit Computing Architecture
Internal Modem
HD-Ready
Resolution of Internal Video Mode

Expert Reviews

(13)

The Toshiba Satellite C850-1LX. The Toshiba Satellite C850-1LX gains points for its good application performance , very high contrast display and its 24-month warranty . In addition, the case...

24 August 2012

By itself, Toshiba's Satellite C850/02D does OK; however, AU$100 more will get you better battery life, build quality and gigabit Ethernet from its competitors...

1 June 2012

The Toshiba Satellite C850/02D is a laptop with a pretty good performance. The screen is capable of showing content in a very watchable way and the design is good...

29 May 2012

The Toshiba Satellite Pro C850-10N delivers decent performance at a reasonable price. The keyboard flex is a concern, but build quality is generally robust. Overall, it's a good basic business...

29 May 2012

The Toshiba Satellite Pro C850-10N certainly has an attractive price, and if your business computing needs are straightforward, it could do the job nicely. Just don't expect fancy build, a great...

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User Reviews

(51)
Reviewed 26 April 2013 by Janette R Robinson
(Verified Purchase)

I am delighted with my new Toshiba Satellite Professional C850 Laptop which arrived the following day! It does everything I want it to and I am slowly getting used to Windows 8. I would recommend... Read more…

Reviewed 25 August 2013 by Liedson
(Verified Purchase)

Very good laptop. It's fast, silent and lightweight. Performance is amazing considering it's price. Even the small components like the built-in microphone and camera have good quality. Skype calls... Read more…

Reviewed 2 August 2013 by S. drummond
(Verified Purchase)

The laptop is nicely put together with a quality feel.The Matt finish should minimize any accidental drop-age. After having 2 Acer notebooks in the last 12 months on which both screens broke i,m... Read more…

Reviewed 26 June 2013 by Olu
(Verified Purchase)

This Toshiba laptop is just right, meets my needs and much more except for the windows 8 which needs a lot of patience to learn before getting used to it . I would definitely recommend it as i... Read more…

Reviewed 19 January 2013 by MzRouge
(Verified Purchase)

This laptop has very good memory, RAM, processing speed. The webcam is of good quality. Everything you need from a laptop is good. I do not like Window's 8, however, that is due to personal... Read more…

Fast. Nice big screen. Decent battery life. Can add another 4 Gig RAM in the empty slot
5 processor and touchscreen drew me to this machine. I was a sucker
5 with touch. , very good spec, also very good price. I had very positive experience with Acer products
I purchased this Laptop for my brother. It is significantly cheaper than the models that include an optical drive. It is very responsive, as is the Touch Screen. Plenty of memory and processing power
This PC is great for replacing existing PCs in a school or business. Doesn't come with a monitor, but everything else is provided so you can pull out an old PC and replace in a few easy steps
Big - almost 16
Almost everything. Acer bloatware, Intel, Intel graphics, Windows 8.1, Acer bloatware
The laptop hung more than hour during initial setup before I powered it down. After reboot I could login but it hung there again more than half hour right after login. I finally login after power cycl
There in no included optical drive. Shows fingerprints
Lack of care by the company I would think they would like to resolve the problems with there products. I have seen nothing from the company. .. . That makes up my mind
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers c8501f, c8501l, c8501fr, c8501lc, c8501lv, c8501m7, toshiba 5005, toshiba 4005, toshiba 4005u, toshiba 5005u, toshiba r50b12, toshiba r50b12p, satellite pro pscbxe02p00, satellite pro pscbxe02p00e, satellite pro pscbxe02p00f, satellite pro pscbxe02p00fe, satellite pro pscbxe02p00ee, satellite pro pscbxe02p00fen, satellite pro pscbxe02p00een
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