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Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B
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Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB Sep 2014
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13 Reasons For

Good Brand

On average Toshiba medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings compared to other brands as do all notebook PCs built by Toshiba.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on portable PCs of this type and age.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba 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 portable PCs of this age and type. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Satellite Pro R50-B.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of notebook PC.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

Medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite Pro R50-B have internal memory of between 1GB and 16GB. The Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B has one of the bigger internal memory (8 gigabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on comparable spec laptops that are a similar age 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 medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite Pro R50-B also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago, the Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B has a front camera.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

The average hard drive speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite Pro R50-B is 5,900 RPM. With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite Pro R50-B.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on laptops of this spec and age.

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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 this spec and age.

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Fairly Fast CD-RW Write Speed

The Satellite Pro R50-B has a quite fast CD-RW write speed (16 CD-speeds) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. Portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Satellite Pro R50-B have CD-RW write speeds of between 4x and 24x, and the average CD-RW write speed is 7.1x.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on 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 frequently found memory slot on notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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8 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At only 1,000 megahertz, the Satellite Pro R50-B has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency 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 R50-B. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 660MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

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

Portable PCs 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 laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time 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 portable PCs of this spec and age also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

At only 2.7 gigahertz, the Satellite Pro R50-B has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite Pro R50-B. The slowest maximum turbo frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite Pro R50-B is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3GHz.

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Only Four Battery Cells

The Satellite Pro R50-B is a four battery cell count laptop. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the Satellite Pro R50-B have between one and eight battery cells.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4.0 LE Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around 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

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

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Satellite Pro R50-B has a pretty typical screen size 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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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Satellite Pro R50-B has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the DELL XPS 13[plb_2556381_price] (512GB) which is also higher rated.

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the Satellite Pro R50-B 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 R50-B.

Alternative laptops with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the HP Pavilion 15-n244sa[plb_2171333_price] (2.3kg).

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Average Battery Life

At 6.4 hours, the Satellite Pro R50-B has a fairly average battery life compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

If you would prefer a longer battery life then you might also 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 pretty standard processor clock speed (1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Satellite Pro R50-B.

If this medium processor core notebook PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to look at the Asus UX31E[plb_2640626_price] (1.8GHz).

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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 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
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
Ethernet LAN Ports
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
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 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
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

Expert Reviews

(1)
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

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers r50b12, r50b12r, apple r50, apple r50b, apple i54210, apple i54210u, apple r50b12unetworkcardgigabite, apple r50b12unetworkcardgigabitet, apple r50b12unetworkcardgigabiteth, apple r50b12unetworkcardgigabitethe, apple r50b12unetworkcardgigabitether, apple r50b12unetworkcardgigabitethern, apple r50b12unetworkcardgigabitetherne, apple r50b12unetworkcardgigabitethernet, apple r50b12unetworkcardgigabitethernetl, apple r50b12unetworkcardgigabitethernetla, apple r50b12unetworkcardgigabitethernetlan
Barcodes 04051528153866, 04051528164565

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