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Toshiba Satellite S50-B
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Toshiba Satellite S50-B 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 12GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 12GB Jul 2014
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SATELLITE S50-B ELEGANT POWER Beauty meets strength in the elegant Satellite S50-B the super-slim but powerful PC that enhances both productivity and entertainment. At just 19.9mm thin, with a... More
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16 Reasons For

Good Brand

Toshiba is one of the better rated portable PC brands according to average reviews from users and experts, and Toshiba also has good ratings for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Satellite S50-B is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution across all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

The worst display resolution across similar types of laptop is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago the total storage capacity range from 1GB to 1.5TB. With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Satellite S50-B has one of the bigger total storage capacity amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 12 gigabytes, the Toshiba Satellite S50-B has one of the biggest internal memory amongst portable PCs of this age. The average internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite S50-B is 5.3GB.

If you are looking for a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the DELL Inspiron 15[plb_2392874_price] (16GB).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Satellite S50-B supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs that have been available for more than two years. This Toshiba laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also 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 notebook PCs of this type and age.

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

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Satellite S50-B has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Satellite S50-B also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec, the Toshiba Satellite S50-B has a front camera.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook 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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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 commonly found WiFi standard on portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacity of the Toshiba Satellite S50-B of 1,000 gigabyte is one of the biggest amongst notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Satellite S50-B. Similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have hard drive capacity of between 180GB and 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memory of the Satellite S50-B of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest amongst medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. The average maximum internal memory of portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Satellite S50-B is 12GB.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 16 gigabytes, the Satellite S50-B has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (64-bit) amongst portable PCs of this age. The maximum internal memory (64-bit) of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite S50-B range from 4GB to 32GB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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9 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 370MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Satellite S50-B has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite S50-B.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The Satellite S50-B has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (only 1,000 megahertz) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago is 660MHz, the fastest is 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 16 gigabytes, the Toshiba Satellite S50-B has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst similar spec laptops of this age. The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Satellite S50-B is 23GB, and the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 4GB to 32GB.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop 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.

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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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The average processor clock speed of laptops of a comparable type and age to the Satellite S50-B is 2.1GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz. The Satellite S50-B has a quite slow processor clock speed (only 1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Satellite S50-B.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo G50-70[plb_2581589_price] (1.8GHz), or the Asus UX31E[plb_2640626_price] (1.8GHz).

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Toshiba Satellite S50-B does not have a touch sensitive screen, although keep in mind that most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Satellite S50-B also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Satellite S50-B has one of the slower hard drive speeds amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The hard drive speeds of notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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4 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Satellite S50-B

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Toshiba Satellite S50-B has a fairly standard screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Satellite S50-B.

We compared all the other 15.6" laptops to this notebook PC and we think the Lenovo B590[plb_2211424_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Average Weight

At 2.1 kilograms, the Satellite S50-B has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Average Battery Life

At 6.5 hours, the Satellite S50-B has a fairly typical battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Satellite S50-B.

If this portable PC battery life is too short for you then you might want to consider the Asus Zenbook UX301LA[plb_2964654_price] (7h).

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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
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
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
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete 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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Rear 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
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge
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
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Integrated TV Tuner
GPS Function
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Backlit 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 Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
WiFi Certification
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

(1)
18 February 2015

Le physique ne fait pas tout. Le Satellite S50-B-12U de Toshiba plaît grâce son élégant design en aluminium. Cet ordinateur fin et léger est vendu 700 euros, et intègre une carte graphique... Read more…

Fans make no noise in idle mode
Elegant and thin design
Low weight
Ventilateur silencieux au repos
Elegance et finesse de son botier
Bouncy display
Reflective display frame
Heats up under load
Bad keyboard
Les charnires ne maintiennent pas l'cran correctement

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 04051528145090, 04051528153835

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