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Toshiba Satellite S50-B
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Toshiba Satellite S50-B 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB Jan 2015
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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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Toshiba Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite S50-B the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1.7GB to 16GB. The Satellite S50-B has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memories (16 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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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 the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

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 around the same time as the Satellite S50-B.

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

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

The Satellite S50-B has one of the faster processor clock speeds (2.4 gigahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The processor clock speeds of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz.

If this Toshiba notebook PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to look at the Asus UX303UB (2.5GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Satellite S50-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 have been on the market for around the same time as it. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all portable PCs of this type and age the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Satellite S50-B has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago. The internal memory of comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite S50-B range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB.

If this notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo T450s (12GB).

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SSD Storage Medium

The Satellite S50-B has an SSD storage medium which is better than most notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it. Most portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it have an HDD storage medium. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

An SSD storage medium is actually the best storage medium across all laptops of this type and age.

Across comparable types of notebook PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

If the storage medium of this medium processor core notebook PC is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the Elitebook 820 G2 (£750.00) (SSD), or the EliteBook 820 G2 (£778.63) (SSD) both from HP.

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The Satellite S50-B has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. Medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago processor families range from AMD E to Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Satellite S50-B has a full-size keyboard, as do 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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Has a Front Camera

The Satellite S50-B has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Satellite S50-B also have a front camera.

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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 typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The Satellite S50-B is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop. Most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the Satellite S50-B have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacity.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the Satellite S50-B has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Satellite S50-B. Across all the laptops that were launched around the same time as the Satellite S50-B the processor caches range from 1MB to 6MB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Satellite S50-B does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth noting that most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Satellite S50-B also do 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 medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time 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

The Toshiba Satellite S50-B has a fairly average screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Satellite S50-B.

Notebook PCs with a bigger screen size that might also be worth looking at include the DELL Inspiron 17 5758 (£439.00) (17.3").

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Average Weight

At 2.1 kilograms, the Satellite S50-B has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Satellite S50-B.

Other notebook PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Acer Aspire ES1-411 (£149.99) (2.1kg).

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Average Battery Life

At 6.5 hours, the Toshiba Satellite S50-B has a relatively average battery life 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.

If you would prefer a laptop with a longer battery life then you might want to consider the Toshiba C40-C (6.75h).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 256 gigabytes, the Satellite S50-B has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
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
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker
Built-In 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
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
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 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 Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
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 Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
WiFi Certification
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

(3)
6 March 2006

The Toshiba Satellite A100/105 series includes the customizable Satellite A100 and several fixed configurations of the Satellite A105 model. An update to the Satellite M45, the Satellite A100/A105... Read more…

Not a bad looker
Solid, quality construction
Fingerprint security
Lower-end display resolution
No DVI-out port
No built-in camera
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
28 January 2008

Når man nu modtager en maskine, som denne Toshiba A100-830, så har man en del forventninger og man har dertil på forhold en del kritik overfor produkterne. Jeg må indrømme, at jeg på... Read more…

Harmon Kardon speakers, physical external volume control, solid build
Good display
Solid build quality
Good value for money
Sturdy
Nothing of note The Final Word The Toshiba Satellite 100 is a solid notebook for the casual home user
It doesnt top the charts with its performance, but it offers just a little more than the core components
Poor graphics performance
Low battery life
Sub-standard keyboard

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 17 June 2015 by Glue46

Exactly what described well built laptop by adding Office 365 have full access to all the Microsoft software. screen is good quality and sound is high quality for a laptop...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers s50b15, s50b15f, toshiba 5500, toshiba 5500u, toshiba s50b15, toshiba s50b15f
Barcodes 04051528173277, 04051528173284, 04051528173291, 04051528173307

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