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Toshiba R50 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Jun 2015
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Unlike many ultraportables, the Satellite Pro R50 features a built-in DVD SuperMulti Drive, capable of reading and writing the most popular disc formats. More
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Toshiba Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Toshiba medium processor cores portable PCs have good ratings on average and across all laptops Toshiba is one of the superior manufacturers.

Four Total Number of SATA Connectorss

The Toshiba R50 has more total number of SATA connectorss than most of the portable PCs of a similar age and type to the R50. Most of the notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the R50 only have between two and three total number of SATA connectorss, however this portable PC has four total number of SATA connectorss.

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

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the R50 is 750MHz, the fastest is 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 950MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,000 megahertz, the Toshiba R50 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the R50.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba R50 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the R50 processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

The Toshiba R50 has a fairly big display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. The display diagonals of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the R50 range from 11" to 18".

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops of this type and age, the Toshiba R50 has a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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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 the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Toshiba R50 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the portable PCs that were released more than a year ago the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 13GB. With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Toshiba R50 has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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15 Reasons Against

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

The Toshiba R50 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity laptop.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Toshiba R50 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the R50 is 290MHz.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago have maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of between 1.7GB and 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB. At only 1.74 gigabytes, the Toshiba R50 has a quite small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the R50.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the R50 have a full-size keyboard, however the Toshiba R50 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to 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 laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

At only 1.7 gigahertz, the Toshiba R50 has a quite slow processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. The average processor frequency of comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the R50 is 2.2GHz, and the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz.

If this notebook PC processor frequency is not fast enough for you then you might also want to look at the DELL Inspiron 17 5748 (1.9GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The Toshiba R50 has one of the smaller internal memorys (only 4 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The internal memorys of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for more than a year range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB.

There are a number of other 4GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available that you might also want to look at including the DELL Vostro 15 which has better reviews.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for more than a year do not have a touchscreen. The Toshiba R50 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Toshiba R50 is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Very Small Operating Shock

The operating shocks of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the R50 range from 0.66G to 140G, and the average operating shock is 77G. With an operating shock of only 10 gravity, the Toshiba R50 has a fairly small operating shock compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the R50.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

At only 2.7 gigahertz, the Toshiba R50 has a fairly slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago. Across all the medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the R50 the processor boost frequencys range from 2GHz to 3.7GHz.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the Toshiba R50 has one of the smaller hard drive capacitys amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The average hard drive capacity of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 700GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Very Small Operating Vibration

With an operating vibration of only 0.5 gravity, the Toshiba R50 has one of the smaller operating vibrations amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The operating vibrations of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the R50 range from 0.5G to 110G.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba R50

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Toshiba R50 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the R50.

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the Toshiba R50 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 7.5 hours, the Toshiba R50 has a relatively typical battery life (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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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
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 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
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
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
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
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® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
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
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
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 Smart Connect Technology Version
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 Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Security
Face Recognition
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Operating Vibration
Operating Shock
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(21)
8 February 2015

The Satellite Pro R50 is a competent business laptop with a good CPU and decent battery life, but other laptops offer more for the money...

2 February 2015

It's got good ergonomics, build quality and value, but the poor screen and mediocre specification hamper the R50's appeal...

2 February 2015

It's got good ergonomics, build quality and value, but the poor screen and mediocre specification hamper the R50's appeal...

21 November 2014

This jack-of-all-trades system is let down by an awful panel...

9 November 2014

Toshiba's latest Satellite Pro is designed as a do-it-all business machine, but it's mediocre in most departments, from its middling power and battery life to its dull design and poor screen....

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User Reviews

(16)
Reviewed 7 October 2015 by Sarka Nezvalova
(Verified Purchase)

Fast, nice, after one month any problem with... one star down for small quality of loudspeakers-maximum size is still quietly...

Reviewed 4 June 2015 by John Ledgewayled
(Verified Purchase)

Lap top very much up to date it is taking some getting used to against my old windows seven but I will get the hang of it.

Reviewed 1 June 2015 by Andrew
(Verified Purchase)

Just as expected! Thank you.

(Verified Purchase)

This computer arrived promptly and efficiently. It came downloaded with Windows 7 Professional but also had a CD to convert it to Windows 8.1. The laptop is thin and lithe, but whilst looking... Read more…

Reviewed 27 April 2015 by Mrs Catherine Gale
(Verified Purchase)

The computer is good but I hate windows 8. Takes longer than my last one to come on.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers toshiba r50, toshiba r50b, toshiba i54210, toshiba i54210u, toshiba pssg0e023001, toshiba pssg0e023001e, toshiba pssg0e023001en
Barcodes 00700600010699, 04051528153873

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