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Toshiba Tecra A50 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 256GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 4GB Sep 2014
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ALL-ROUND EFFICIENCYThe 39.6cm (15.6 ) Tecra A50-A laptop from Toshiba was made for business. And because it has a robust design as well as advanced productivity features, you know you're getting... More
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Toshiba Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

Medium processor core notebook PCs manufactured 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.

Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the Tecra A50 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst laptops of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of laptops of a similar age and spec to the Tecra A50 is 4GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

Most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Tecra A50 only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), however the Toshiba Tecra A50 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 the most commonly supported processor operating mode on portable PCs of this age and type.

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Quite New PCI Express Slot Version

With a PCI Express slot version of 3, the Tecra A50 has a quite new PCI Express slot version compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. The PCI Express slot versions of laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 2 to 3, and the average PCI Express slot version is 2.2.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Tecra A50 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. The Tecra A50 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (1,150 megahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

The Tecra A50 has one of the faster processor clock speeds (2.6 gigahertz) amongst laptops of this age. The slowest processor clock speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3.1GHz.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Tecra A50 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This laptop 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 medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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

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SSD Storage Medium

The Tecra A50 has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most laptops that came out more than two years ago. 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 in fact the best storage medium amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

The worst storage medium across similar types of laptop is HDD.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a better storage medium then you might want to look at the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the X1 Carbon[pl_2432329_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Has a Front Camera

The Tecra A50 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago also have a front camera.

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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 notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The Tecra A50 has a quite big maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Tecra A50. The average maximum internal memory of similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Tecra A50 is 12GB.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The Toshiba Tecra A50 is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Tecra A50 have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacity.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on portable PCs of this type and age.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Tecra A50 have a full-size keyboard, however the Tecra A50 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Across all the laptops that are a comparable age to the Tecra A50 the total storage capacity range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB. The Toshiba Tecra A50 has a fairly small total storage capacity (only 256 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Tecra A50.

If you want a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the Fujitsu LifeBook E754[plb_2475302_price] (320GB).

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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 comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Very Slow Maximum External Video Mode Refresh Rate

With a maximum external video mode refresh rate of only 85 hertz, the Tecra A50 has one of the slower maximum external video mode refresh rates amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Tecra A50 have maximum external video mode refresh rates of between 85Hz and 100Hz, and the average maximum external video mode refresh rate is 97Hz.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Tecra A50, the Toshiba Tecra A50 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution

The Toshiba Tecra A50 has one of the lower front camera resolutions (only 0.9 megapixels) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The lowest front camera resolution of similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Tecra A50 is 0.3MP, the highest is 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution is 28MP.

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Heavy

Comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the Tecra A50 have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg. At 2.6 kilograms, the Toshiba Tecra A50 is quite heavy compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

If you would consider a notebook PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Lenovo G500[plb_2014473_price] (2.6kg).

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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Thick

At 34.9 millimeters, the Tecra A50 is fairly thick compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. The average height of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Tecra A50 is 27mm.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Tecra A50

Released Over Two Years Ago

Toshiba released the Tecra A50 over two years ago.

Average Screen Size

The Toshiba Tecra A50 has a pretty typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Tecra A50.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Tecra A50 has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Tecra A50.

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Average Battery Life

At 6.5 hours, the Tecra A50 has a relatively standard battery life compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Tecra A50.

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Specification

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Processor
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Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
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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
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 Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Video
Maximum External Video Modes Resolution
Maximum External Video Mode Refresh Rate
Non-Interlaced External Video Mode
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board 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 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
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LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
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
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPort
VGA Port
ESATA/USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
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Pointing Device
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Trial Software
Bundled Software
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Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Supported Instruction Set
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Intel TSX-NI
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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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)
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Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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Password Protection
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
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Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Video Compression Format
DVD-ROM Read Speed

Expert Reviews

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19 December 2015

The Toshiba Tecra A50-C is a fit for on-the-go businesspersons who need a solid laptop with an Ethernet jack, optical drive and VGA port. Power users, however, will find it lacking...

Solidly constructed
Diverse array of ports
Well, balanced
Wellbalanced
Small and quiet system fan, quiet keyboard
Awful display
Spongy keys
Poor multi, touch support
Poor multitouch support
Weak outer lid, very inaccurate colors without calibration, low contrast, display backlight could be brighter, no mSATA or M.2 options, small touchpad, no TrackPoint, no keyboard backlight
18 December 2015

The Toshiba Tecra A50-C is a fit for on-the-go businesspersons who need a solid laptop with an Ethernet jack, optical drive and VGA port. Power users, however, will find it lacking...

9 November 2015

In any case, this is business notebook through and through, and so the Tecra A50-C comes loaded with the kinds of enterprise-focused features one might need during a hard day's work. Although this... Read more…

8 October 2015

In review: Toshiba Tecra A50-C1510W10. Test model provided by Toshiba US.The Tecra A50 series is but a shadow of the more expensive and well-regarded Portege series. In order to reach the lower...

11 November 2015

Discret. Toshiba a mis à jour sa gamme Tecra A50 avec la nouvelle branche A50-C. Plus fin et plus léger, l'appareil ne peut malheureusement pas rivaliser avec ses rivaux de chez Dell, HP, ou... Read more…

20 October 2015

Onopvallende verschijning. Toshiba frist zijn betaalbare Tecra A50 serie op met een dunnere en slankere A50-C modellen. Helaas heeft de fabrikant nog een lange weg te gaan om in de zakelijke... Read more…

18 October 2015

Sessiz tav?r. Toshiba makul fiyatl? Tecra A50 serisini yeniliyor. Malesef rakiplerine i? segmentinde yeti?mek için yapaca?? çok ?ey var...

25 September 2013

Toshiba A50-A to w dzisiejszych czasach swoisty ewenement. 15-calowe laptopy o grubo?ci 3,5 cm zdarzaj? si? ju? naprawd? rzadko. Taka konstrukcja pozwala jednak zaproponowa? osobom niewra?liwym na...

20 June 2013

Japo?ski producent twierdzi, ?e najnowszy model z linii Tecra powinien zainteresowa? profesjonalistów. Znajdziemy w nim 15,6-calowy ekran HD oraz procesory z serii Intel Core (z najmocniejszym i7... Read more…

18 October 2015

Atitude discreta. A Toshiba atualizou sua acessível linha Tecra A50 com a série A50-C mais fina e elegante. Infelizmente o fabricante ainda tem um longo caminho a percorrer para alcançar os... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers a50a1f0, toshiba pt644e09g02, toshiba pt644e09g02u, toshiba pt644e09g02ug, toshiba pt644e09g02ugr
Barcodes 04051528159967

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