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Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 750GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Aug 2014
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Satellite Pro R50-BDESIGNED FOR BUSINESSRegardless of your business' size, this slim, smart and reliable laptop will help to meet all your requirements. Feature-rich yet reasonably-priced, Toshiba... More
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Toshiba Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Satellite Pro R50-B supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. In addition, this notebook 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 across all comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite Pro R50-B.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of laptop is 133MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Satellite Pro R50-B has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Satellite Pro R50-B also have a full-size keyboard.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacity of laptops of a similar age and type to the Satellite Pro R50-B range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB. The Satellite Pro R50-B has a fairly big total storage capacity (750 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Asus X551CA[plb_2452241_price] (1TB), or the DELL Inspiron 15 7537[plb_2804323_price] (1TB).

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Has a Front Camera

The Satellite Pro R50-B has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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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 Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have maximum internal memory (64-bit) of between 4GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB. At 16 gigabytes, the Satellite Pro R50-B has a fairly big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years the hard drive capacity range from 180GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. With a hard drive capacity of 750 gigabytes, the Satellite Pro R50-B has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Satellite Pro R50-B.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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10 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (only 1,000 megahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz.

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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 have been on the market for 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.

If the storage medium of this medium processor core notebook PC is too bad 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 laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

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

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Satellite Pro R50-B does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other laptops of this age and type also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of only 2.7 gigahertz, the Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago. The average maximum turbo frequency of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Satellite Pro R50-B is 3GHz, and the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz.

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Only Four Battery Cells

The Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B is a four battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Satellite Pro R50-B have between one and eight battery cells.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Satellite Pro R50-B is 8.1GB, the biggest is 33GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 25GB. The Satellite Pro R50-B has one of the smaller maximum internal memories (only 16,384 megabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Slow CD-RW Write Speed

The Satellite Pro R50-B has a fairly slow CD-RW write speed (only 4 CD-speeds) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. Across all the notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the CD-RW write speeds range from 4x to 24x.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4.0 LE Bluetooth version, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Toshiba released the Satellite Pro R50-B.

Average Screen Size

The Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B has a fairly standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite Pro R50-B.

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Average Weight

The Satellite Pro R50-B has a relatively average weight (2.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Satellite Pro R50-B.

Other 2.3kg heavy notebook PCs currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Toshiba Satellite C50-A[plb_1595369_price].

If you would consider a portable PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Samsung NP3530EC[plb_1552133_price] (2.3kg).

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Satellite Pro R50-B.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the HP Pavilion 17[plb_2515489_price] (6GB), the Toshiba Satellite C55-B[plb_2529941_price] (6GB), or the DELL Inspiron 15[plb_2706073_price] (6GB).

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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 6.4 hours, the Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B has a fairly standard battery life compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Satellite Pro R50-B.

If you want a portable PC with a longer battery life then you might want to look at the HP 250[plb_2512329_price] (6.5h).

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Average Processor Clock Speed

The Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B has a relatively typical processor clock speed (1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

If this laptop processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the Acer Aspire S3[plb_2647566_price] (1.8GHz) which is also higher rated.

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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
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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 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
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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+RW Write Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD+R Write Speed
DVD-RW Write Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD-R Write Speed
CD-RW Write Speed
CD-R Write Speed
Disc
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
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 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Keyboard Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
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 Smart Connect Technology
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel HD Audio 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 ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Toshiba Reliability Guarantee
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
CD-ROM Read Speed
Other Features
DVD-ROM Read Speed

Expert Reviews

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2 June 2015

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Impressive build quality
Reasonable keyboard and trackpad
Core 5 processor
Solid build quality
Snappy, responsive keyboard
Dull design
Awful screen quality
Poor RAM and storage
Poor screen quality
Mediocre battery life

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers r50b10, r50b112, r50b10t
Barcodes 04051528145274, 04051528145281, 04051528145298, 04051528145304, 04051528145311

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