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Toshiba Tecra Z50 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

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SEE MORE, DO MORE, ACHIEVE MOREWith the super thin and light Tecra Z50-A laptop, you can see more on the 39.6 cm (15.6") non-reflective screen, do more with powerful Intel Core processors - and... More
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15 Reasons For

Toshiba Has Good Portable PC Reviews

Toshiba medium processor core notebook PCs have good reviews on average and across all portable PCs Toshiba is one of the better rated brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Tecra Z50 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 750MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 950MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,000 megahertz, the Toshiba Tecra Z50 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst laptops of this age.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Tecra Z50 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops of this spec and age. Most similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Tecra Z50 the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Toshiba Tecra Z50 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Tecra Z50. The internal memory of laptops that were launched around the same time as the Tecra Z50 range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 8GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available including the Acer Aspire E5-571G which has better reviews.

Laptops with a bigger internal memory that might be worth considering include the Lenovo T450s (12GB), or the Fujitsu Lifebook U745 (£1,183.19) (12GB).

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SSD Storage Medium

The Tecra Z50 has an SSD storage medium which is better than most medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago. Most medium processor core notebook 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 portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium across all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium amongst comparable types of portable PC.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a better storage medium then you might also want to consider the Elitebook 820 G2 (£750.00) (SSD), or the EliteBook 820 G2 (£770.12) (SSD) both from HP.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The Tecra Z50 has a better processor family than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it. This portable PC has an Intel Core i5 processor family, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Tecra Z50 the best processor family is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Tecra Z50 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Tecra Z50 also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Tecra Z50 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Tecra Z50.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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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 typical of many portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Fairly High Front Camera Resolution

The Tecra Z50 has a quite high front camera resolution (2 megapixels) 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 Z50. Notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Tecra Z50 have front camera resolutions of between 0.3MP and 2MP.

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Windows 8 Optional Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8.1 Pro optional operating system, which is the most frequently found optional operating system on comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

Portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Tecra Z50 have battery capacities of between 23Wh and 120Wh, and the average battery capacity is 46Wh. At 60 watt-hours, the Tecra Z50 has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Tecra Z50.

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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 type.

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9 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Tecra Z50 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst similar spec laptops of this age. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of laptops that are a comparable age to the Tecra Z50 range from 100MHz to 650MHz.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Tecra Z50 have maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of between 1.7GB and 16GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.74 gigabytes, the Toshiba Tecra Z50 has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Tecra Z50.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Across all the notebook PCs of this spec and age the total storage capacity range from 16GB to 2TB. The Tecra Z50 has one of the smaller total storage capacity (only 128 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The Tecra Z50 has a quite slow processor clock speed (only 1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. Across all the laptops that are a comparable age to the Tecra Z50 the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 1.7GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Acer Aspire E5-571G.

Portable PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth looking at include the Samsung ATIV Book 9 (1.8GHz).

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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 portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most notebook PCs of this spec and age do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Toshiba Tecra Z50 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Big Display Response Rise/fall

Across all the portable PCs of this age and type the display response rise/falls range from 8ms to 350ms, and the average display response rise/fall is 41ms. With a display response rise/fall of 17 milliseconds, the Tecra Z50 has one of the bigger display response rise/falls amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4.0 LE Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Tecra Z50

Released Over Two Years Ago

Toshiba released the Tecra Z50 over two years ago.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Tecra Z50 has a relatively average screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Battery Life

At 8 hours, the Tecra Z50 has a relatively average battery life compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

If you would prefer a laptop with a longer battery life then you might also want to look at the Lenovo ThinkPad T440 (8.4h).

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Average Weight

At 1.8 kilograms, the Toshiba Tecra Z50 has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Tecra Z50.

Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the HP ProBook 440 (1.8kg), or the Toshiba Tecra Z50 (£1,449.58) (1.8kg).

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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
Hard Drive
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
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Discrete 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 Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
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
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Integrated TV Tuner
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Keyboard Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Optional 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 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
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Toshiba Reliability Guarantee
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

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Expert Reviews

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22 April 2016

Although it offers a colorful full-HD screen and decent Core i7 performance, the Tecra Z50 gets outclassed by competing business notebooks...

14 July 2014

In review: Toshiba Tecra Z50 A-12K. Review sample courtesy of Toshiba Germany. Toshiba's Tecra Z50 A-12K makes an even more complete impression than the smaller Tecra Z40 A-147 model. Firstly, it...

9 June 2014

This capable business laptop has plenty of extra features, but doesn't get it quite right when it comes to the screen and touchpad...

The Toshiba Tecra Z50-A1503 has design flair with a slim chassis and an attractive metal exterior. It's a powerful business laptop at a premium price...

17 April 2014

The Toshiba Tecra Z50-A1503 has design flair with a slim chassis and an attractive metal exterior. It's a powerful business laptop at a premium price...

24 July 2014

Parfait pour le bureau. Un collaborateur des plus intéressants vient d'entrer dans le bureau. Son nom ? Toshiba Tecra Z50 A-12K. Il est fin et ne souffre d'aucune chauffe notable. Les grands... Read more…

17 July 2014

Geschikt voor het kantoor. Een knapperd met de naam Toshiba Tecra Z50 A-12K heeft zijn intrede gemaakt in het kantoor. Hij is slank en blijft altijd cool. Zouden de bazen hem zo snel mogelijk een... Read more…

21 July 2015

Toshiba Tecra Z50-A-11C, özellikle 15.6 inç kategorisinde ta??nabilirlik ve performans? en iyi ?ekilde sunan bilgisayarlar aras?nda. Hatta siz bunlara bir de sa?laml?k ekleyin. Bize göre tek...

Great magnesium chassis
Decent stiffness
Fairly light and thin
Low power consumption
Good performance
Slightly too inaccurate ClickPad
Battery not accessible from the rear
Screen's brightness drops in battery mode
Yellow hues overemphasized
Keyboard with too little feedback

Ofis için ideal. Ofise güzel görünümlü bir laptop giriyor: Toshiba Tecra Z50 A-12K. ?nce ve her daim serinkanl?. Patron kadroda bir yer açmal? m??

31 December 2014

Toshiba Tecra Z50-A-15P to bardzo dobrze wykonany i wyposa?ony laptop, który ?wietnie sprawdzi si? jako narz?dzie pracy. Jego wydajno?? w zupe?no?ci wystarczy do codziennych zada?. Wygodna...

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