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Toshiba A50

Toshiba A50 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.5GHz 4GB Apr 2014
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Built for professionals, this 15.6 notebook boasts an impressive business class performance for faster, smarter and more efficient productivity.With its stunning 15.6 High Definition widescreen... More
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Toshiba Has Good Portable PC Reviews

Based on 3,951 expert and owner reviews, Toshiba has good ratings for its notebook PCs. Toshiba also has good ratings specifically within its medium processor cores portable PCs range compared to other brands.

16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Toshiba A50 has more maximum number of PCI Express laness than most of the laptops of a comparable age and type to the A50. Most of the portable PCs of this spec and age only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, however this Toshiba portable PC has 16 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Quite New PCI Express Slots Version

The Toshiba A50 has a quite new PCI Express slots version (3) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for more than two years. Across all the medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the A50 the PCI Express slots versions range from 2 to 3.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the laptops that have been around for more than two years the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 400 megahertz, the Toshiba A50 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencys amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

Across all the portable PCs of this age and type the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,150 megahertz, the Toshiba A50 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Fast Processor Frequency

The Toshiba A50 has one of the faster processor frequencys (2.5 gigahertz) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. Similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Toshiba A50 has one of the bigger display diagonals amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the A50 the display diagonals range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba A50 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the A50 also have a front camera.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speeds of portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Toshiba A50 has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as the A50.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Toshiba A50 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memorys of laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the A50 range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. At 16 gigabytes, the Toshiba A50 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the A50.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of laptops of this age and spec is 49Wh, and the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 5Wh to 100Wh. At 67 watt-hours, the Toshiba A50 has a very big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the A50.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The Toshiba A50 is a six number of battery cells notebook PC. Most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for more than two years have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

The smallest battery capacity of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for more than two years is 3mAh and the biggest is 30,000mAh. With a battery capacity of 5,700 milliamperes * hour, the Toshiba A50 has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the A50.

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13 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 medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the A50 do not have a full-size keyboard. The Toshiba A50 is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

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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 medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The internal memorys of portable PCs of a similar type and age to the A50 range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Toshiba A50 has a very small internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the A50.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Toshiba A50 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the A50 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Small Operating Shock

Across all the laptops of this spec and age the operating shocks range from 10G to 130G, and the average operating shock is 66G. At only 10 gravity, the Toshiba A50 has a quite small operating shock compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The lowest front camera resolution (numeric) of similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the A50 is 0.3MP and the highest is 1,300MP. With a front camera resolution (numeric) of only 0.9 megapixels, the Toshiba A50 has a quite low front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the A50.

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.6 kilograms, the Toshiba A50 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago. The average weight of similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 2.1kg, and the weights range from 240g to 3.8kg.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacitys of similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years range from 180GB to 2TB. At only 500 gigabytes, the Toshiba A50 has a quite small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the A50.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4.0 LE bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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Very Small Operating Vibration

The Toshiba A50 has one of the smaller operating vibrations (only 0.5 gravity) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The average operating vibration of medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the A50 is 1.2G, and the operating vibrations range from 0.5G to 110G.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba A50

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Toshiba released the A50.

Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Toshiba A50 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Serial Ports Quantity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
ESATA/USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Security
Password Protection Type
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Operating Vibration
Operating Shock
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified

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