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Toshiba Satellite C50-B
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Toshiba Satellite C50-B 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 750GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Jun 2014
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Toshiba Has Good Portable PC Reviews

Based on 3,971 expert and user reviews, Toshiba has good ratings for its laptops. Toshiba also has good ratings specifically for its medium processor cores notebook PCs compared to other brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

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

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the notebook PCs of this age and spec the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1.7GB to 16GB. At 2 gigabytes, the Satellite C50-B has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Satellite C50-B.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba Satellite C50-B supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of notebook PC is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Satellite C50-B has a fairly big display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. The average display diagonal of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Satellite C50-B is 15".

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Toshiba Satellite C50-B has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Satellite C50-B do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of laptops of a similar type and age to the Satellite C50-B is 1GB and the biggest is 1.5TB. The Toshiba Satellite C50-B has one of the bigger total storage capacitys (750 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Has a Front Camera

The Satellite C50-B has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite C50-B also have a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

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

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Satellite C50-B's maximum internal memory is one of the biggest amongst portable PCs of this age and type. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite C50-B the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

The Toshiba Satellite C50-B has one of the bigger hard drive capacitys (750 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Satellite C50-B the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable 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 frequently found memory slots on portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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19 Reasons Against

Only Two Number of SATA III Connectorss

The Toshiba Satellite C50-B is a two number of SATA III connectors laptop.

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

Across all the similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Satellite C50-B the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz. The Toshiba Satellite C50-B has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (only 950 megahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

When compared to other portable PCs of this type and age that we have checked, the Satellite C50-B's on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz is one of the slowest. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Satellite C50-B is 360MHz.

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Only Two Total Number of SATA Connectorss

The Satellite C50-B is a two total number of SATA connectors notebook PC.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 32GB. The Toshiba Satellite C50-B has a fairly small maximum internal memory supported by processor (only 16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around 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 this age and type.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

Similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Satellite C50-B have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz. At only 1.7 gigahertz, the Satellite C50-B has a quite slow processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

If this portable PC processor frequency is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17R[plb_2548954_price] (1.8GHz and higher rated).

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Quite Small Internal Memory

Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Satellite C50-B the internal memorys range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB. The Satellite C50-B has a fairly small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

Laptops with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth looking at include the Toshiba Satellite L50t[plb_2654704_price] (6GB) which is also higher rated.

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Quite Slow CD-RW Read Speed

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years the CD-RW read speeds range from 1x to 24x, and the average CD-RW read speed is 23x. With a CD-RW read speed of only 4 CD-speeds, the Toshiba Satellite C50-B's CD-RW read speed is one of the slowest amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Satellite C50-B.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Very Slow Wi-Fi Data Rate (max)

Across all the similar spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years the wi-Fi data rate (max)s range from 150 Mbit/s to 870 Mbit/s, and the average wi-Fi data rate (max) is 320 Mbit/s. With a wi-Fi data rate (max) of only 150 megabits per second, the Satellite C50-B has one of the slower wi-Fi data rate (max)s amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite C50-B do not have a touchscreen. The Toshiba Satellite C50-B is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of notebook PCs of this type and age is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 8 gigabytes, the Satellite C50-B has a very small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Toshiba Satellite C50-B is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity laptop.

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Only Four Number of Battery Cellss

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite C50-B have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the Satellite C50-B which has four number of battery cellss.

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Quite Slow CD-RW Write Speed

The Satellite C50-B has one of the slower CD-RW write speeds (only 4 CD-speeds) amongst portable PCs of this age. Similar spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago have CD-RW write speeds of between 1x and 24x, and the average CD-RW write speed is 6.8x.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speed of the Satellite C50-B of only 5,400 revolutions per minute is one of the slowest amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite C50-B. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite C50-B have hard drive speeds of between 4,200 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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4 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Satellite C50-B

Released Over Two Years Ago

Toshiba released the Satellite C50-B over two years ago.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Satellite C50-B has a better processor family than most similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. This Toshiba notebook PC has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the Toshiba Satellite C50-B has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Satellite C50-B.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 6 hours, the Satellite C50-B has a relatively standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Specification

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Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
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Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
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FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
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 Size
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
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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Max On-Board Graphics Adapter Refresh Rate
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
Max On-Board Graphics Adapter Refresh Rate
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
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Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
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Audio
Built-In Microphone
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Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
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Bluetooth
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SmartCard Slot
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DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
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HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
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USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
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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
Intel Active Management Technology Version
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
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
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Battery
Battery Life (max)
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Battery Technology
Power
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Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
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Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

16 October 2014

It's not going to turn any heads, but the C50-B-IIL provides a perfectly usable laptop at a very competitive price. Its performance, screen quality and battery life match those of other budget...

User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 2 December 2015 by Gomesam
Gomesam would recommend the Toshiba Satellite C50-B

Easy to use, very light and fast. love it!

Reviewed 6 November 2015 by 1383clive
1383clive would recommend the Toshiba Satellite C50-B

Purchased as a replacement for a ageing but top of the range laptop for my Partner, We have found this does everything the Acer did plus runs some games better. Perfect for the person who wants a... Read more…

Reviewed 15 October 2015 by Naveed
Naveed would recommend the Toshiba Satellite C50-B

I like this laptop...

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers c50b13, c50b14, c50b18, c50b18g, c50b13w, c50b14f, c50b18gn, toshiba c50b14, toshiba c50b14f
Barcodes 04051528121766, 04051528137798, 04051528153262

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