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Toshiba C50-A 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB Oct 2013
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The Satellite C50 series offers great value and great quality for everyday computing and features a 39.6cm (15.6 ) display and textured matt black finish. Extensive connectivity options are... More
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Toshiba Has Good Portable PC Reviews

Toshiba is one of the better rated laptop brands according to average reviews from users and experts, and Toshiba also has good ratings for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on portable PCs of this age and type.

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Fairly New PCI Express Slots Version

At 3, the Toshiba C50-A has a quite new PCI Express slots version compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the C50-A. The PCI Express slots versions of laptops that are a comparable age to the C50-A range from 2 to 3.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of laptops that have been on the market for more than two years is 360MHz. The Toshiba C50-A has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencys (650 megahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Fairly Big On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With an on-board graphics adapter memory of 1.771 gigabytes, the Toshiba C50-A has one of the bigger on-board graphics adapter memorys amongst portable PCs of this age. The average on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the C50-A is 3.2GB, and the on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 0.12GB to 200GB.

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Quite Fast Processor Frequency

Comparable spec laptops 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. With a processor frequency of 2.6 gigahertz, the Toshiba C50-A has a fairly fast processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the C50-A.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the C50-A the display diagonals range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15". The Toshiba C50-A has a fairly big display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the C50-A.

If this laptop display diagonal is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the HP ZBook 17[plb_2497643_price] (17.3").

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Toshiba C50-A has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba C50-A has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the C50-A also have a front camera.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Toshiba C50-A has a quite fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the C50-A. Across all the portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the C50-A the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The slowest processor boost frequency of laptops that were released more than two years ago is 1.3GHz and the fastest is 3.7GHz. At 3.2 gigahertz, the Toshiba C50-A has a quite fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the C50-A.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the C50-A the maximum internal memory (64-bit)s range from 2GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 16 gigabytes, the Toshiba C50-A has a fairly big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the C50-A.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

Most notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the C50-A have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the Toshiba C50-A which has six number of battery cellss.

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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Only Not Supported HD Type

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

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

Most portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the C50-A have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, including the Toshiba C50-A which has one maximum number of PCI Express lanes.

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Quite Short Battery Life (max)

When compared to other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the C50-A, the battery life (max) of the Toshiba C50-A of only 3.5 hours is one of the shortest. Across all the portable PCs of this age and spec the battery life (max)s range from 2h to 5,200h.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age. 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 laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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Very Slow Wi-Fi Data Rate (max)

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the C50-A the wi-Fi data rate (max)s range from 150 Mbit/s to 870 Mbit/s. With a wi-Fi data rate (max) of only 150 megabits per second, the Toshiba C50-A has one of the slower wi-Fi data rate (max)s amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec, the Toshiba C50-A does not have a touchscreen.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The average front camera resolution (numeric) of laptops that are a comparable age to the C50-A is 2.9MP, and the front camera resolution (numeric)s range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP. With a front camera resolution (numeric) of only 0.9 megapixels, the Toshiba C50-A has a quite low front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Toshiba C50-A is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the C50-A have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Quite Slow DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed

With a DVD+R Double Layer read speed of only 6 CD-speeds, the Toshiba C50-A has a fairly slow DVD+R Double Layer read speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the C50-A the DVD+R Double Layer read speeds range from 1x to 8x, and the average DVD+R Double Layer read speed is 6.6x.

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Quite Slow CD Rewrite Speed

At only 4 CD-speeds, the Toshiba C50-A has a fairly slow CD rewrite speed compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the C50-A. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the C50-A the CD rewrite speeds range from 1x to 10x, and the average CD rewrite speed is 6.1x.

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Quite Slow DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed

With a DVD-R Double Layer read speed of only 6 CD-speeds, the Toshiba C50-A has one of the slower DVD-R Double Layer read speeds amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The DVD-R Double Layer read speeds of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the C50-A range from 1x to 8x, and the average DVD-R Double Layer read speed is 6.6x.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4.0 LE bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba C50-A

Released Over Three Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over three years ago.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Toshiba C50-A has a better processor family than most laptops of a comparable age and type to it. This Toshiba notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family, whereas most laptops that are a comparable age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Toshiba C50-A has a relatively average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the Toshiba C50-A has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Average Internal Memory

The Toshiba C50-A has a fairly typical internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the C50-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
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
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
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
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 Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
DVD-RAM Write Speed
DVD-RAM Read Speed
DVD+RW Write Speed
DVD+RW Read Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD+R Write Speed
DVD+R Read Speed
DVD-RW Write Speed
DVD-RW Read Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD-R Write Speed
DVD-R Read Speed
CD-RW Write Speed
CD-RW Read Speed
CD-R Write Speed
CD-R Read Speed
CD Write Speed
CD Read Speed
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Rear Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Data Rate (max)
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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Number of Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial Software
Bundled Software
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
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
Graphics & IMC Lithography
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
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Certificates
Energy Star Certified

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers c50a1d, c50a1c, c50a1dp, c50a1f4, c50a1cc, c50a1e4, toshiba 64, toshiba 64b, toshiba 64bi, toshiba 6200, toshiba 5200, toshiba 4210, toshiba 6200u, toshiba 5200u, toshiba a50a1, toshiba 4210m, toshiba 64bit, toshiba a50a1e, toshiba r50b12, toshiba r50b14, toshiba p202493, toshiba r50b14f, toshiba a50a1ej, toshiba p232724, toshiba r50b12u, toshiba p232724p, toshiba p202493p, toshiba intel4210, toshiba intel4210u
Barcodes 04051528090246, 04051528091588, 04051528091601, 04051528095562, 04051528099782, 04051528108897

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