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Toshiba R50 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 750GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 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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7 Reasons For

Toshiba Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

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

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba R50 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it. This Toshiba laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Toshiba notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all laptops of this age and type is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

The Toshiba R50 has one of the bigger display diagonals (15.6 inches) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. Medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the R50 have display diagonals of between 11" and 18".

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the R50, the Toshiba R50 has a front camera.

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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 notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the Toshiba R50 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The maximum internal memorys of medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the R50 range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 13GB.

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12 Reasons Against

Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This laptop has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Toshiba R50 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as 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 the most frequently found display resolution on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The internal memorys of laptops that are a comparable age to the R50 range from 2GB to 16GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Toshiba R50 has one of the smaller internal memorys amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 4GB internal memory portable PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the DELL Vostro 15[plb_2876194_price].

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Toshiba R50 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the R50 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Small Operating Shock

Across all the notebook PCs of this type and age the operating shocks range from 0.66G to 140G, and the average operating shock is 77G. The Toshiba R50 has one of the smaller operating shocks (only 10 gravity) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The average front camera resolution (numeric) of comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the R50 is 1MP, and the front camera resolution (numeric)s range from 0.3MP to 2MP. At only 0.9 megapixels, the Toshiba R50 has a fairly low front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the R50.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

Across all the notebook PCs of this type and age the processor boost frequencys range from 2GHz to 3.7GHz. At only 2.7 gigahertz, the Toshiba R50 has a fairly slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

Most portable PCs of this type and age have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Toshiba R50 which has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Very Small Operating Vibration

At only 0.5 gravity, the Toshiba R50 has a quite small operating vibration compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the R50. The average operating vibration of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the R50 is 1.5G, and the operating vibrations range from 0.5G to 110G.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba R50

Released Over a Year Ago

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

Average Processor Frequency

The Toshiba R50 has a fairly typical processor frequency (2.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the R50.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 750 gigabytes, the Toshiba R50 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the R50.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.3 kilograms, the Toshiba R50 has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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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 portable PCs of this spec and age.

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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
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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
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 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 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
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
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
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® 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
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
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
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 Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
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® 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
Power
AC Adapter Power
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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