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Toshiba A50 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 4GB Aug 2015
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Built for professionals, this 15.6 notebook boasts an impressive business class performance for faster, smarter and more efficient productivity. The ergonomic backlit and spill-resistant A4... More
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Toshiba Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

We checked 3,971 user and expert reviews for Toshiba portable 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 medium processor cores notebook PCs range.

Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the Toshiba A50 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than a year is 8GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 17GB.

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16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Toshiba A50 has more maximum number of PCI Express laness than most of the portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the A50. Most of the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the A50 only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, however this notebook PC has 16 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Fairly New PCI Express Slots Version

The PCI Express slots versions of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year range from 2 to 3. The Toshiba A50 has one of the newer PCI Express slots versions (3) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of laptops of a comparable type and age to the A50 is 290MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 100MHz to 650MHz. At 400 megahertz, the Toshiba A50 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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

At 1,150 megahertz, the Toshiba A50 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the A50. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the A50 range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 950MHz.

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Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

The slowest processor frequency of portable PCs of this age and spec is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3GHz. With a processor frequency of 2.6 gigahertz, the Toshiba A50 has one of the faster processor frequencys amongst laptops of this age.

Portable PCs with a faster processor frequency that might be worth considering include the DELL Latitude E6440 (2.7GHz and higher rated).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba A50 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs that are a similar age to it. This Toshiba portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released 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 laptops that were released around the same time as the A50 the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The Toshiba A50 has a better processor family than most laptops that were released more than a year ago. This portable PC has an Intel Core i5 processor family, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all portable PCs of a similar age and type to the A50 the processor family ranges from AMD E to Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the A50, the Toshiba A50 has a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

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

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memorys of notebook PCs of this age and type range from 8.1GB to 33GB. The maximum internal memory of the Toshiba A50 of 32,768 megabytes is one of the biggest amongst portable PCs of this age and type.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Toshiba A50 has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the A50 the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

Notebook PCs of this age and spec have processor boost frequencys of between 2GHz and 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 2.9GHz. With a processor boost frequency of 3.2 gigahertz, the Toshiba A50 has a fairly fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the A50.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the A50 the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 23Wh to 120Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 45Wh. When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the A50 that we have assessed the battery capacity (Watt hours) of, the Toshiba A50's battery capacity (Watt hours) of 67 watt-hours is one of the biggest.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

Most comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the A50 have between two and eight number of battery cellss, including the Toshiba A50 which has six number of battery cellss.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago have battery capacitys of between 38mAh and 8,700mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,700mAh. The Toshiba A50 has a quite big battery capacity (5,700 milliamperes * hour) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the A50.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the A50 is 11GB, and the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1.7GB to 16GB. At only 1.74 gigabytes, the Toshiba A50 has a quite small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the A50.

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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This laptop has a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most commonly found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Toshiba A50 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the A50 which have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as 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 notebook PCs that have been available for 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 notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

With a front camera resolution (numeric) of only 0.9 megapixels, the Toshiba A50 has one of the lower front camera resolution (numeric)s amongst laptops of this age. Notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the A50 have front camera resolution (numeric)s of between 0.3MP and 2MP.

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Quite Small Operating Shock

The operating shocks of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year range from 0.66G to 130G, and the average operating shock is 75G. The Toshiba A50 has a very small operating shock (only 10 gravity) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Heavy

Across all the comparable spec laptops that were launched more than a year ago the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg. With a weight of 2.6 kilograms, the Toshiba A50 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the A50.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Quite Small Operating Vibration

Laptops of a comparable type and age to the A50 have operating vibrations of between 0.5G and 110G, and the average operating vibration is 1.5G. The operating vibration of the Toshiba A50 of only 0.5 gravity is one of the smallest amongst comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the A50.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba A50

Released Over a Year Ago

This laptop has been on the market for over a year.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Toshiba A50 has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 15.6" laptops and we think because of it's better review score, the Asus X551CA is also worth considering.

If you want a notebook PC with a bigger display diagonal then you might also want to consider the HP ENVY 17 (17.3"), or the Toshiba L75 (17.3") which is also higher rated.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Toshiba A50 has a relatively average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

There are a number of alternative 500GB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Asus X551CA.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 7 hours, the Toshiba A50 has a pretty average battery life (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Toshiba A50 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the A50.

There are a number of other 4GB internal memory portable PCs currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Asus X551CA.

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Specification

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Processor Threads
Processor Boost 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
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
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PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
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FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
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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
Full HD
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
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
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Bluetooth
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SmartCard Slot
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Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
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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
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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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)
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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
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Battery Life (max)
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Battery Capacity
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Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
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Cable Lock Slot
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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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Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Video Compression Formats

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