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Toshiba L50 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Jun 2015
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Packing performance, value and extraordinary enhancements into its thinner, stylish design, this 15.6 Satellite L50 laptop is perfect for work, study and play. Toshiba's exclusive AccuType... More
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12 Reasons For

Good Brand

We checked 3,971 user and expert reviews for Toshiba laptops and found that on average Toshiba has good reviews. We also found that Toshiba has good reviews specifically within its medium processor cores notebook PCs range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Toshiba L50 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the L50. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the L50 the total storage capacitys range from 32GB to 2TB.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba L50 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Toshiba laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the L50 is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Toshiba L50 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the L50. The average internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 6.3GB.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

The Toshiba L50 has one of the bigger display diagonals (15.6 inches) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The smallest display diagonal of comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the L50 is 10", the biggest is 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the L50, the Toshiba L50 has a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Toshiba L50 has one of the bigger hard drive capacitys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year have hard drive capacitys of between 250GB and 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 690GB.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The Toshiba L50 has a quite big maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. Notebook PCs of this type and age have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 13GB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots on portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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9 Reasons Against

Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This notebook PC has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many 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

Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the L50 have a full-size keyboard, however the Toshiba L50 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 notebook PCs that came out more than a year 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 the most commonly found display resolution on portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the L50 do not have a touchscreen. The Toshiba L50 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The processor boost frequencys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago range from 2GHz to 3.7GHz. At only 2.7 gigahertz, the Toshiba L50 has a quite slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Toshiba L50 which has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The slowest hard drive speed of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the L50 is 5,400 RPM and the fastest is 7,200 RPM. When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the L50 that we have checked, the Toshiba L50's hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute is one of the slowest.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba L50

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this Toshiba portable PC was released.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.2 gigahertz, the Toshiba L50 has a fairly average processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor frequency that might be worth considering include the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3818141_price] (2.3GHz and higher rated).

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Average Weight

The Toshiba L50 has a pretty standard weight (2.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 7.67 hours, the Toshiba L50 has a relatively standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the L50.

Laptops with a longer battery life (max) that might be worth looking at include the Fujitsu LifeBook A514[plb_2958565_price] (8h) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

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Touchscreen
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Full HD
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SmartCard Slot
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DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
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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® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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 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)
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AC Adapter Included
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

(28)
3 August 2015

We must say that this is one of the most well-balanced notebooks in this class. It features an overall appealing design with small negligible irregularities which are common for budget notebooks....

Overall appealing design with thin and light chassis
Great keybard and touchpad performance
Quality IPS Full HD panel
Better allaround hardware than most competitors
Impractical port placement and heat dispersing grill
Mediocrebattery life
The CPU reaches dangerously high temperatures under heavy load
19 December 2014

The Toshiba Satellite L50-B-1TD offers very good application performance and can render many computer games fluidly -- though not current titles. This isn't a computer for serious gamers. The...

24 October 2014

Put the Toshiba Satellite L50-B in a retail store among other laptops and it is likely to be overlooked by most window shoppers.After all, while slim for a 15.6-inch laptop, it does not look... Read more…

3 October 2014

This Toshiba machine initially impressed with good looks and a light, slim construction, but it falls behind the competition in key areas. Its Core i5 chip isn't as fast in applications or in...

2 October 2014

Toshiba's latest mid-range laptop gets off to a good start with a keen sense of style and a slim, light chassis, but the L50 misses the mark in a few key areas. Its Core i5 processor is competent...

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User Reviews

(183)
Reviewed 19 August 2015 by Jinxie
Jinxie would recommend the Toshiba Satellite L50-B

I've bought this laptop a few weeks ago and so far I am very pleased with it. I use it for gaming, video editing and most commonly basic stuff such as Facebook and killing time online. No... Read more…

Reviewed 30 July 2015 by Bobins
Bobins would recommend the Toshiba Satellite L50-B

Good value for money Good design and shape Like the external features so easy to handle Got nice storage for ordinary use Good battery life It is giving what is said in the description...

Reviewed 28 July 2015 by Gary
Gary would recommend the Toshiba Satellite L50-A

Replacement for old laptop which started to fail and the design, colour, well everything about it is fantastic. Well priced and excellent for what I do on it and really does play my online game... Read more…

Reviewed 4 October 2015 by Margo 42
Margo 42 would recommend the Toshiba Satellite L50-C

Seriously needed a new laptop and got a friend who knew what I needed to help me chose my new Toshiba. We priced the model I wanted in a few well known stores and saved quite a lot of money by... Read more…

Reviewed 23 September 2015 by Alex
Alex would recommend the Toshiba Satellite L50-B

Its very easy to use...

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers l50c02, l50c02x, toshiba ram1, toshiba ram1t, toshiba i55200, toshiba l50c22, toshiba ram1tb, toshiba i55200u, toshiba l50c22l, toshiba i54210u8, toshiba i54210u8g, toshiba i54210u8gb
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