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Toshiba Tecra W50 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.8GHz 32GB 256GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

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Toshiba Tecra W50 Laptop Review
Toshiba Tecra W50-A1501 Review

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Toshiba Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

We checked 3,511 expert and owner reviews for Toshiba notebook PCs and found that on average Toshiba has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Toshiba has good reviews specifically within its many processor core portable PCs range.

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 many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,300 megahertz, the Tecra W50 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst laptops of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Tecra W50 is 750MHz, the fastest is 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,200MHz.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Tecra W50 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most common display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all notebook PCs of this age and type.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across comparable types of portable PC.

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Very Big Internal Memory

Across all the many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Tecra W50 the internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.4GB. When compared to other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Tecra W50 that we have checked the internal memory of, the Toshiba Tecra W50's internal memory of 32 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

The slowest processor clock speed of many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1GHz and the fastest is 3GHz. The Tecra W50 has one of the faster processor clock speeds (2.8 gigahertz) amongst laptops of this age.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 2.8GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available including cheaper notebook PCs such as the Lenovo W540[plb_2133943_price], or the Fujitsu Celsius H730[plb_2212790_price].

If you want a notebook PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the Fujitsu Celsius H730[plb_2698783_price] (2.9GHz and cheaper).

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Toshiba Tecra W50 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Tecra W50.

We compared all the other notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard to this laptop and we think the ZBook 17[pl_2193663_price], and the ZBook 17[pl_2593774_price] both from HP which is cheaper is also worth considering.

We compared all the other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard to this notebook PC and we think the Toshiba Tecra W50[plb_2053079_price] is also worth considering.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba Tecra W50 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This Toshiba portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Tecra W50.

Across similar types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Tecra W50 has a better storage medium than most comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it. This Toshiba portable PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age 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.

This laptop's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium across all similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Tecra W50.

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

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other portable PCs that have an SSD storage media currently available including the Celsius H730[pl_2212790_price], the Celsius H730[pl_2399699_price], or the Celsius H730[pl_2212790_price] all from Fujitsu which is cheaper.

Laptops with a better storage medium that might also be worth looking at include the Toshiba Tecra W50[plb_2053079_price] (SSD).

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Has a Front Camera

The Tecra W50 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Tecra W50 also have a front camera.

We compared all the other portable PCs with a front camera to this laptop and we think the ZBook 17[pl_2193663_price], and the ZBook 17[pl_2593774_price] both from HP which is cheaper is also worth considering.

We think you might also be interested in other portable PCs which also have a front camera including the Toshiba Tecra W50[plb_2053079_price].

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop 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 that were launched more than two years ago.

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Very Fast DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed

Across all the similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the Tecra W50 the DVD-R double layer read speeds range from 4x to 8x, and the average DVD-R double layer read speed is 6.7x. At 8 CD-speeds, the Tecra W50 has a very fast DVD-R double layer read speed compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Fast DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed

The average DVD+R double layer read speed of many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Tecra W50 is 6.7x, and the DVD+R double layer read speeds range from 4x to 8x. At 8 CD-speeds, the Tecra W50 has a very fast DVD+R double layer read speed compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Tecra W50.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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4x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

The Toshiba Tecra W50 has a maximum memory slots of 4x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of a 2x SO-DIMM notebook PC, which is the most common memory slots.

This laptop's memory slots (4x SO-DIMM) is in fact the best memory slots across all portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Tecra W50.

The worst memory slots across similar types of laptop is 1x SO-DIMM.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 18GB. At 32 gigabytes, the Tecra W50 has a very big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Tecra W50.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The maximum turbo frequencies of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Tecra W50 range from 1.3GHz to 3.9GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.2GHz. The Tecra W50 has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency (3.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Eight Processor Threads

Most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Tecra W50 only have between four and seven processor threads, however the Toshiba Tecra W50 has eight processor threads.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

Across all the portable PCs of this spec and age the processor caches range from 2MB to 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.8MB. With a processor cache of 6 megabytes, the Toshiba Tecra W50 has one of the bigger processor caches amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Very Fast CD-RW Write Speed

The slowest CD-RW write speed of many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Tecra W50 is 4x and the fastest is 16x. The Toshiba Tecra W50 has one of the fastest CD-RW write speeds (16 CD-speeds) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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Fairly High Front Camera Resolution

At 2 megapixels, the Tecra W50 has a fairly high front camera resolution compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Tecra W50. Notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Tecra W50 have front camera resolutions of between 0.3MP and 1,300MP.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Toshiba Tecra W50 is a two USB 2.0 port portable PC.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

Most portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Tecra W50 have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacity, including the Tecra W50 which has 256 solid-state drive capacity.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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8 Reasons Against

Pricey

The price range of many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than two years is from £169 to £3,365. We think that this portable PC looks expensive compared to other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

Very Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 256 gigabytes, the Tecra W50 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Tecra W50. The total storage capacity of comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Tecra W50 range from 32GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 710GB.

There are a number of alternative 256GB total storage capacity laptops currently available which you might want to consider including cheaper portable PCs such as the Fujitsu Celsius H730[plb_2212790_price].

If this portable PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to consider the ZBook 17[pl_2499441_price] (500GB), or the ZBook 17[pl_2593774_price] (1TB) both from HP which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Tecra W50 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Tecra W50 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

Other notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might also want to look at include the Lenovo Z500[plb_1470700_price].

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

The Tecra W50 is a two USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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Quite Big Display Response Rise/fall

At 25 milliseconds, the Tecra W50 has a fairly big display response rise/fall compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the Tecra W50. Notebook PCs of this spec and age have display response rise/falls of between 8ms and 35ms.

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Thick

Comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Tecra W50 have heights of between 8.6mm and 180mm, and the average height is 29mm. The Tecra W50 is one of the thicker many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Tecra W50 (34.9 millimeters) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Tecra W50

Released Over Two Years Ago

Toshiba released the Tecra W50 over two years ago.

Average Screen Size

The Toshiba Tecra W50 has a relatively standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 15.6" notebook PCs and we think cheaper notebook PCs such as the Lenovo W540[plb_2205058_price] is also worth considering.

Notebook PCs with a bigger screen size that might also be worth considering include the ZBook 17[pl_2499441_price] (17.3"), or the ZBook 17[pl_2593774_price] (17.3") both from HP which is also cheaper.

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Average Weight

The Toshiba Tecra W50 has a relatively typical weight (2.7 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Tecra W50.

Portable PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the Fujitsu Celsius H730[plb_2212790_price] (2.9kg and cheaper), or the Lenovo W540[plb_2133943_price] (2.5kg and cheaper).

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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 4.5 hours, the Tecra W50 has a pretty standard battery life compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

If you want a longer battery life then you might also want to look at the Fujitsu Celsius H730[plb_2698783_price] (9h and cheaper).

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Specification

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Expert Reviews

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10 February 2014

Toshiba Tecra W50 Toshiba Tecra W50 Toshiba's first mobile workstation is a success. The Tecra W50-A-104 offers a good level of performance, good input devices, an excellent display and a...

28 January 2014

Sales of PCs have fallen by 11% since 2012, according to statistics compiled by Gartner analysts. However, there is one niche market that is still doing well: mobile workstations. This category... Read more…

15 February 2014

Un nouveau venu. Toshiba se lance dans le marché des stations de travail mobiles en proposant une machine très complète en le Tecra W50-A-104. La concurrence déjà bien ancrée doit-elle en... Read more…

28 February 2014

Nieuwkomer. Toshiba betreedt de markt van mobiele workstations met de erg goed uitgeruste Tecra W50-A-104. Moet de bekende concurrentie zich zorgen gaan maken? We zoeken het uit...

18 February 2014

Toshiba 'n?n donan?m bak?m?ndan gerçekten çok güçlü ?? ?stasyonu olan Tecra W50-A modelini inceledik. E?er ofisinizde mühendislik uygulamalar?n?n veya zorlu i?lerin alt?ndan kalkmas? için... Read more…

17 February 2014

Recién llegado. Toshiba se mete en el mercado de las estaciones de trabajo móviles y ofrece un dispositivo muy bien equipado con el Tecra W50-A-104. ¿Tiene que preocuparse la competencia? Lo... Read more…

21 February 2014

W50 ???????? ?????????? ?????? ?????????, ??????????????? ??? ??????. ?????????? ????? ?? ???? ???????, ? ?????? ? ????? - ????????. ?? ? ????????? ???????? ? ??? ????????? ???...

23 May 2014

Hochwertigkeit und Leistungsfähigkeit haben ihren Preis. Diesen Grundsatz bestätigt das Toshiba Tecra W50-A-104 allemal. Denn mit einem Quad-Core-Prozessor des Types i7-4800MQ der neuesten... Read more…

1 February 2014

Toshiba Tecra W50 Toshiba Tecra W50 Toshibas Einstand im Segment der mobilen Workstations ist gelungen. Das Toshiba Tecra W50-A-104 bietet eine gute Performance, gute Eingabegeräte, ein sehr...

Iniziamo dal telaio, che è anche il componente che ci ha meno impressionato. Tradisce la sua derivazione da quello utilizzato sui Tecra A50 e risulta piuttosto flessibile. Si piega in più punti... Read more…

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