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Toshiba S50 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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This super-stylish, slim Satellite S50 laptop features amazing graphics, rocking sound and superb mobile performance. Awesome Intel HD Graphics provide a potent combination of immersive features... More
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9 Reasons For

Toshiba Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Toshiba is one of the better rated portable PC manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and owners, and Toshiba also has good reviews for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago is 550GB. When compared to other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the S50 that we have assessed the total storage capacity of, the Toshiba S50's total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte is one of the biggest.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba S50 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all portable PCs of a similar type and age to the S50 is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The internal memorys of notebook PCs of this type and age range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB. At 8 gigabytes, the Toshiba S50 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the S50.

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba S50 has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the S50.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacitys of laptops of this age and spec range from 250GB to 2TB. With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Toshiba S50 has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the S50.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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9 Reasons Against

Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This laptop has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most commonly found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Toshiba S50 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops that have been available for more than a year do 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 notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec 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 portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, 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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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most notebook PCs of this age and type do not have a touchscreen. The Toshiba S50 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The slowest processor boost frequency of similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the S50 is 2GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 2.9GHz. With a processor boost frequency of only 2.7 gigahertz, the Toshiba S50 has one of the slower processor boost frequencys amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Toshiba S50 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other similar spec laptops that came out more than a year ago have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speeds of notebook PCs of this age and type range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Toshiba S50 has one of the slower hard drive speeds amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba S50

Released Over a Year Ago

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

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.2 gigahertz, the Toshiba S50 has a pretty typical processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

If this notebook PC processor frequency is too slow for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo L450 (2.3GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Toshiba S50 has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the S50.

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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 laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the Toshiba S50 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the S50.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 6.5 hours, the Toshiba S50 has a pretty average battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the S50.

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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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
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
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speakers Manufacturer
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
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI 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
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
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 Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
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
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
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

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29 January 2015

A great-value portable laptop with a good screen and dedicated graphics, but it feels very fragile...

29 December 2014

Toshiba Satellite S50-B-12U The Toshiba Satellite S50-B-12U's hardware characterizes it as a multimedia notebook. In our first round of tests we determined that the notebook's hinges and keyboard...

25 June 2013

Toshiba seems to be going for the scattergun approach by launching five series of Satellite laptops to meet a variety of needs. It's billing its S series as slimmer devices that offer a choice of... Read more…

25 June 2013

Toshiba seems to be going for the scattergun approach by launching five series of Satellite laptops to meet a variety of needs. It's billing its S series as slimmer devices that offer a choice of... Read more…

9 September 2014

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User Reviews

(19)

It's a fast laptop with a sleek design. Be careful when you are opening and closing it because just after a few months of using it the laptop does not fully close on one side and it is a bit of a... Read more…

Reviewed 5 March 2015 by Jonathan "London"

And so, I had a Dell studio, which has THE WORST screen in laptop history. Time had come for me to buy a great looking laptop with an HD screen.

I saw the Lenovo and it was quite... Read more…

Reviewed 12 February 2015 by Bujar Metaj
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this product 3-4 months, developed an issue with camera.

Toshiba sleep and charge application went in and stopped it, and this start to alternate between the camera and its... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

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Reviewed 17 January 2015 by Roger Smith
(Verified Purchase)

This is an excellent piece of kit. Excellent quality metal case, superb high resolution screen, and (so far) none of the problems that some other owners have had.

Being a bit of an old... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers s50b00, s50b00j, toshiba s50, apple i54210, toshiba s50b, apple i54210u

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