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Toshiba Tecra Z50 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

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Toshiba Tecra Z50 : Review
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17 Reasons For

Toshiba Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The Tecra Z50 is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba Tecra Z50 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. In addition, this Toshiba notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Tecra Z50.

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

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Toshiba Tecra Z50 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Tecra Z50. The smallest internal memory of laptops of this age and spec is 1GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Tecra Z50 has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most notebook PCs of this type and age. 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 actually the best storage medium amongst all laptops of a similar type and age to the Tecra Z50.

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

If the storage medium of this medium processor core notebook PC is too bad for you then you might want to look at the T420s (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Screen Size

The screen sizes of portable PCs of this type and age range from 10" to 18". The Tecra Z50 has a quite big screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Tecra Z50.

Notebook PCs with a bigger screen size that might be worth looking at include the HP Pavilion 17 (£838.00) (17.3").

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Tecra Z50 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Tecra Z50 also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Tecra Z50, the Tecra Z50 has a front camera.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been around for more than two years.

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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 similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Fairly High Front Camera Resolution

With a front camera resolution of 2 megapixels, the Tecra Z50 has a very high front camera resolution compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Tecra Z50. The front camera resolutions of portable PCs of this type and age range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB. The Tecra Z50 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

Most comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacity, including the Tecra Z50 which has 256 solid-state drive capacity.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The Tecra Z50 is a three USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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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 notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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9 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Toshiba Tecra Z50 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Tecra Z50. Across all the notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Tecra Z50 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The Tecra Z50 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors (only 16 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The maximum internal memory supported by processors of portable PCs of this type and age range from 4GB to 32GB.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 256 gigabytes, the Tecra Z50 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Tecra Z50 have total storage capacity of between 1GB and 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB.

If this medium processor core notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Packard Bell ME69BMP (320GB) which also has a higher rating.

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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 the most frequently found display resolution on portable PCs of a comparable type and age 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 have been available for more than two years.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Tecra Z50 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Tecra Z50 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most laptops of a similar spec and age to the Tecra Z50 have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports, including the Tecra Z50 which has one USB 2.0 port.

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Only Four Battery Cells

The Tecra Z50 is a four battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Tecra Z50 have between one and eight battery cells.

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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 comparable age and type to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Tecra Z50

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Toshiba released the Tecra Z50.

Average Battery Life

At 8 hours, the Tecra Z50 has a fairly average battery life compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Tecra Z50.

If you want a longer battery life then you might want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon (8.2h).

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Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.9 gigahertz, the Tecra Z50 has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Average Weight

At 1.8 kilograms, the Tecra Z50 has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Tecra Z50.

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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
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
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
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
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
4G Standard
3G Standard
2G Standard
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
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
Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Keyboard Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro 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 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
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
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 Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Manual
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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers z50a12, z50a147, z50a12w
Barcodes 04051528117318, 04051528123883

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