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Toshiba A50-A

Toshiba A50-A 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 256GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 4GB Apr 2015
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Toshiba Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

Toshiba has good average reviews for its medium processor cores notebook PCs as well as across its entire notebook PC range compared to other brands.

Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

At 32 gigabytes, the Toshiba A50-A has a quite big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the A50-A. Comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the A50-A have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 8GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 17GB.

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Very New PCI Express Slots Version

The oldest PCI Express slots version of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the A50-A is 2, the newest is 3, and the average PCI Express slots version is 2.1. At 3, the Toshiba A50-A has a very new PCI Express slots version compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Toshiba A50-A is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the A50-A only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, 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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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the laptops that have been available for more than a year the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 100MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz. At 400 megahertz, the Toshiba A50-A has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the A50-A.

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

The Toshiba A50-A has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (1,150 megahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the A50-A is 950MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

Across all the portable PCs of this age and type the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz. The Toshiba A50-A has a fairly fast processor frequency (2.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the A50-A.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba A50-A supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it. Most laptops 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 this type and age the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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SSD Storage Media

The Toshiba A50-A has a better storage medium than most notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it. This notebook PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to it have an HDD storage media. 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 in fact the best storage medium across all notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The Toshiba A50-A has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it. Across all laptops of a comparable type and age to the A50-A the processor family ranges from AMD E to Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the A50-A, the Toshiba A50-A has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year, the Toshiba A50-A has a front camera.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The average processor boost frequency of portable PCs of this type and age is 2.9GHz, and the processor boost frequencys range from 2GHz to 3.7GHz. With a processor boost frequency of 3.2 gigahertz, the Toshiba A50-A has one of the faster processor boost frequencys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memorys of laptops that came out around the same time as the A50-A range from 8.1GB to 33GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 21GB. With a maximum internal memory of 32,768 megabytes, the Toshiba A50-A has a very big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the A50-A.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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9 Reasons Against

Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of portable PCs of this spec and age range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB. At only 1.74 gigabytes, the Toshiba A50-A has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This portable PC has a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, 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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Quite Short Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of only 4 hours, the Toshiba A50-A has a fairly short battery life (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the A50-A. The shortest battery life (max) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the A50-A is 2.5h and the longest is 24h.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the Toshiba A50-A has one of the smaller total storage capacitys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average total storage capacity of comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the A50-A is 550GB.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Toshiba A50-A does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The front camera resolution (numeric)s of laptops of a comparable age and type to the A50-A range from 0.3MP to 2MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 1MP. At only 0.9 megapixels, the Toshiba A50-A has a quite low front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the A50-A.

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Heavy

At 2.6 kilograms, the Toshiba A50-A is quite heavy compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the A50-A. The average weight of similar spec portable PCs that were released one year ago is 2kg, and the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba A50-A

Released Over a Year Ago

This Toshiba portable PC was released over a year ago.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Toshiba A50-A has a fairly typical display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Toshiba A50-A has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the A50-A.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
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)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
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
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
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
DVD-RAM Write Speed
DVD+RW Write Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD+R Write Speed
DVD-RW Write Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD-R Write Speed
CD-RW Write Speed
CD-R Write Speed
Disc Types Supported
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
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
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
ESATA/USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
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 Life (max)
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Video Compression Formats

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers a50a1g, a50a1gn, toshiba a50a1, toshiba a50a1g, toshiba a50a1gn, toshiba pt644e0g902, toshiba pt644e0g902x, toshiba pt644e0g902xi, toshiba pt644e0g902xit
Barcodes 04051528182743

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