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Toshiba Satellite S50-B 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.8GHz 4GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.8GHz 4GB Jan 2015
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ELEGANT POWERBeauty meets power 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 chic silver brushed... More
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Toshiba Has Good Laptop Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Toshiba portable PCs and also specifically for Toshiba medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases Toshiba had good ratings.

Very Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

At 32 gigabytes, the Toshiba Satellite S50-B has a very big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Satellite S50-B. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite S50-B the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 8GB to 32GB.

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Very New PCI Express Slot Version

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite S50-B have PCI Express slot versions of between 2 and 3. When compared to other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite S50-B, the PCI Express slot version of the Toshiba Satellite S50-B of 3 is one of the newest.

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16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Satellite S50-B only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), however the Satellite S50-B 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 portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year is 100MHz and the fastest is 650MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 400 megahertz, the Toshiba Satellite S50-B's on-board graphics adapter base frequency is one of the fastest amongst medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Satellite S50-B.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of laptops of this age and spec is 750MHz, the fastest is 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 950MHz. The Satellite S50-B has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (1,150 megahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Very Fast Processor Clock Speed

Across all the laptops of a similar age and type to the Satellite S50-B the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz. With a processor clock speed of 2.8 gigahertz, the Satellite S50-B has a very fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite S50-B.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

Across all the laptops of this age and spec the total storage capacity range from 16GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the Toshiba Satellite S50-B has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the Satellite S50-B.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba Satellite S50-B supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops of a comparable spec and age to it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite S50-B processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The Satellite S50-B has a better processor family than most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5 processor family, whereas most comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The best processor family of all portable PCs of this spec and age is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba Satellite S50-B has a front camera. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Satellite S50-B also have a front camera.

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Very Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of 3.4 gigahertz, the Satellite S50-B's maximum turbo frequency is one of the fastest amongst medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite S50-B. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Satellite S50-B have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.8GHz and 3.7GHz.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on laptops of this spec and age.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

The smallest hard drive capacity of similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite S50-B is 5GB and the biggest is 2TB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the Satellite S50-B has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the Satellite S50-B.

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The Satellite S50-B has one of the bigger maximum internal memories (32,768 megabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory of comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Satellite S50-B is 8.1GB, the biggest is 33GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 19GB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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7 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The Toshiba Satellite S50-B has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memories (only 1.74 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Laptops of a similar spec and age to the Satellite S50-B have maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of between 1.7GB and 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Satellite S50-B does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite S50-B 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 notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to 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.

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most portable PCs of this age and spec do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Toshiba Satellite S50-B is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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5 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Satellite S50-B

Released Over a Year Ago

Toshiba released the Satellite S50-B over a year ago.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Toshiba Satellite S50-B has a fairly average screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite S50-B.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Satellite S50-B has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Satellite S50-B.

Laptops with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth considering include the Toshiba C55 (£308.00) (6GB), or the HP Pavilion 14-ab166us (£493.73) (6GB).

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Average Weight

At 2.1 kilograms, the Satellite S50-B has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Satellite S50-B.

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Average Battery Life

The Satellite S50-B has a relatively standard battery life (6.5 hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Satellite S50-B.

If this notebook PC battery life is not long enough for you then you might want to consider the Toshiba C40-C (6.75h), or the Acer Aspire V3 (£675.89) (7h).

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Specification

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Colour
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Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
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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
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 Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board 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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
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
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
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Keyboard Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management 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
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Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
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)
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Weight & Dimensions
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Depth
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Packaging Data
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Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Dimensions
Video Compression Format

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

Manufacturer Part Numbers s50b15, s50b15t, toshiba s50b15, toshiba s50b15t, toshiba psprbe02s04, toshiba psprbe02s04y, toshiba psprbe02s04yc, toshiba psprbe02s04yce
Barcodes 04051528177992, 04051528178043, 04051528178210

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