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Toshiba C50 2 Core Intel Celeron 2.13GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Celeron 2.13GHz 4GB Apr 2014
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The Satellite C50 is the affordable classic business notebook.This 15.6 best value Toshiba business notebook is perfect for setting up a home office. Pre-loaded with Windows 8, it has all the... More
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Toshiba Has Good Laptop Reviews

Based on 3,971 expert and owner reviews, Toshiba has good ratings for its laptops. Toshiba also has good ratings specifically for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of laptops of this age and type is 15", and the display diagonals range from 10" to 18". The Toshiba C50 has a fairly big display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the C50.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 15.6" laptops currently available including because of it's better review score, the Lenovo Z500[plb_1571675_price].

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba C50 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on laptops of this spec and age.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Toshiba C50 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the C50 have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the Toshiba C50 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago. The maximum internal memorys of notebook PCs of this age and spec range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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17 Reasons Against

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

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the C50 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of only 756 megahertz, the Toshiba C50's on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is one of the slowest amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the C50.

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Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Only Two Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)s

Most similar spec laptops that have been around for more than two years use two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s, including the Toshiba C50 which uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the C50 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Toshiba C50 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity.

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Only Two Total Number of SATA Connectorss

The Toshiba C50 is a two total number of SATA connectors laptop.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Toshiba C50 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the C50 also do 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 notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. 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 portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Toshiba C50 has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than most laptops of a comparable age and spec to it. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The best processor family of all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The internal memorys of similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the C50 range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Toshiba C50 has one of the smallest internal memorys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

If this notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo G500[plb_2580491_price] (6GB and higher rated).

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Quite Small Processor Cache

When compared to other laptops of this age and spec that we have checked, the Toshiba C50's processor cache of only 1 megabyte is one of the smallest. The processor caches of comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the C50 range from 0.51MB to 4MB.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the C50 have between two and three processor threadss, including the Toshiba C50 which has two processor threadss.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The Toshiba C50 is a three number of battery cells notebook PC.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Toshiba C50 does not have a touchscreen, although this is within the context that most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

At only 2.39 gigahertz, the Toshiba C50 has a very slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the C50 the processor boost frequencys range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3GHz.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Toshiba C50 has a quite slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. Similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the C50 have hard drive speeds of between 4,200 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba C50

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Toshiba laptop has been on the market for over two years.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.13 gigahertz, the Toshiba C50 has a pretty average processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the C50.

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Average Weight

The Toshiba C50 has a fairly standard weight (2.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the C50.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Toshiba C50 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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Specification

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Processor Socket
Processor Cache
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
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
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
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
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
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
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
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Total Number of SATA Connectors
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 Smart Connect 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
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Execute Disable Bit
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 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified

2 Awards

PC Mag Editor's Choice Expert Reviews Best Buy

Expert Reviews

(22)
19 June 2015

The Satellite C won't wow you with any special powers, but if you're just trying to surf the web and write papers, this is a safe and affordable laptop...

31 January 2015

It's far from perfect, but this notebook makes a solid case for itself as a budget offering, despite portability and battery life issues...

Relatively good performance
Cheap
Plenty of storage space
No optical drive
It's a hefty machine
Disappointing battery life
22 December 2014

Toshiba's Tecra C50 isn't a blazing performer or multimedia ace, but its excellent keyboard, good Webcam, and affordable price tag make it a solid choice as a small-business laptop. Read More?...

Affordably priced
VGA port included
Excellent keyboard
Good Webcam
Affordable
Lackluster visuals and audio
Sluggish performance
Modest 1 366b 768 screen doesn't support touch
Somewhat slick keys
Short space bar
24 November 2014

The Toshiba Tecra C50-B1503 is a simple, business-focused laptop with good battery life, plenty of features, and a nice price...

21 November 2014

The Toshiba Tecra C50-B1503 is a simple, business-focused laptop with good battery life, plenty of features, and a nice price...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 22 August 2014 by Sparkey
Sparkey would recommend the Toshiba Satellite C50-B

Very good value for money. Battery life is good lasting 5-6 hours per charge. Surprisingly fast performance that is as good as my last Hp laptop which cost twice as much . you will soon get used... Read more…

Reviewed 10 November 2013 by Hatir Ba Loon
(Verified Purchase)

I needed a replacement for my old Vista based Toshiba laptop and I wanted Windows 7. So in that respect this is fine. In summary, it's an acceptable replacement for my old laptop, but I don't feel... Read more…

Reviewed 9 October 2014 by Louise
Louise would recommend the Toshiba Satellite C50-B

There isn't much fuss needed with this laptop, it's easy to use and light weight...

Reviewed 30 September 2015 by Bocky22
Bocky22 would recommend the Toshiba Satellite C50-B

I wanted a new laptop as my old was slowing down terribly beyond repair. I spent ages looking for new laptops. I found on the Argos website but later I found out that they don't sell it any more.... Read more…

Reviewed 25 February 2015 by Baz1
Baz1 would recommend the Toshiba Satellite C50-B

I found the Toshiba laptop to with windows 8 to do everything and more that I needed. It's stylish lightweight and startup is very quick...

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