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Toshiba Satellite L50D-B
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Toshiba Satellite L50D-B 4 Core AMD a 1.8GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 AMD a 1.8GHz 8GB Jan 2015
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Satellite L50-BSTAY ENTERTAINED ANYWHEREWhatever you re into, the super-slim Satellite L50-B series laptop has everything to keep you entertained. Measuring just 23mm thin*, and weighing from just... More
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Toshiba Has Good Portable PC Reviews

On average Toshiba many processor cores notebook PCs have good ratings as do all laptops manufactured by Toshiba.

Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The Toshiba Satellite L50D-B has one of the bigger total storage capacitys (1,000 gigabyte) amongst many processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Notebook PCs of this type and age have total storage capacitys of between 32GB and 2TB.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the Satellite L50D-B, the Satellite L50D-B has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba Satellite L50D-B has a front camera. Most of the other similar spec laptops that came out more than two years ago also have a front camera.

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Light

The weights of similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Satellite L50D-B range from 430g to 4.8kg. The Satellite L50D-B is one of the lighter many processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Satellite L50D-B (only 2.2 kilograms) amongst many processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The average hard drive capacity of many processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 800GB, and the hard drive capacitys range from 320GB to 2TB. When compared to other many processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite L50D-B, the hard drive capacity of the Satellite L50D-B of 1,000 gigabyte is one of the biggest.

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Fairly Fast DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed

The Satellite L50D-B has a fairly fast DVD+R Double Layer read speed (8 CD-speeds) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Satellite L50D-B. The average DVD+R Double Layer read speed of many processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite L50D-B is 6.6x, and the DVD+R Double Layer read speeds range from 4x to 8x.

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Quite Fast DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed

Comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite L50D-B have DVD-R Double Layer read speeds of between 4x and 8x, and the average DVD-R Double Layer read speed is 6.5x. The Toshiba Satellite L50D-B has one of the faster DVD-R Double Layer read speeds (8 CD-speeds) amongst many processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Fast CD-RW Write Speed

At 16 CD-speeds, the Toshiba Satellite L50D-B has a fairly fast CD-RW write speed compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite L50D-B. The CD-RW write speeds of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Satellite L50D-B range from 4x to 24x, and the average CD-RW write speed is 8.4x.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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11 Reasons Against

Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

At only 1.8 gigahertz, the Satellite L50D-B has a quite slow processor frequency compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Satellite L50D-B. The slowest processor frequency of laptops of this age and spec is 1GHz and the fastest is 3GHz.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Satellite L50D-B does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth noting that most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many many processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Very Small Processor Cache

Portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Satellite L50D-B have processor caches of between 2MB and 8MB. The Toshiba Satellite L50D-B has one of the smaller processor caches (only 2 megabytes) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Very Slow Wi-Fi Data Rate (max)

With a wi-Fi data rate (max) of only 150 megabits per second, the Satellite L50D-B has a quite slow wi-Fi data rate (max) compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Satellite L50D-B. Laptops of a similar age and type to the Satellite L50D-B have wi-Fi data rate (max)s of between 150 Mbit/s and 870 Mbit/s.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The processor boost frequencys of many processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Satellite L50D-B range from 1.3GHz to 3.9GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3.2GHz. The Toshiba Satellite L50D-B has one of the slower processor boost frequencys (only 2.4 gigahertz) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Only L2 Processor Cache

The Toshiba Satellite L50D-B has a better processor cache level than most laptops of a similar spec and age to it. This laptop has a L2 processor cache, whereas most comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago have a L3 processor cache.

A L2 processor cache is actually the worst processor cache level amongst all portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Satellite L50D-B.

Amongst comparable types of laptop the best processor cache level is L3.

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Only Four Number of Battery Cellss

The Toshiba Satellite L50D-B is a four number of battery cells portable PC. Most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite L50D-B have between two and eight number of battery cellss.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

When compared to other many processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite L50D-B, the hard drive speed of the Satellite L50D-B of only 5,400 revolutions per minute is one of the slowest. The hard drive speeds of many processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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Only Four Processor Threadss

The Satellite L50D-B is a four processor threads laptop. Most of the other laptops that were launched more than two years ago have between four and seven processor threadss.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Satellite L50D-B

Released Over Two Years Ago

Toshiba released the Satellite L50D-B over two years ago.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Toshiba Satellite L50D-B has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite L50D-B.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Satellite L50D-B has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the Satellite L50D-B.

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AMD a Processor Family

The Toshiba Satellite L50D-B has a better processor family than most notebook PCs of this spec and age. This Toshiba portable PC has an AMD A processor family, whereas most notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i7 processor family.

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HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market 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.

Notebook PCs with a better storage medium that might also be worth considering include the Samsung NP905S3G[plb_1609044_price] (SSD) which is also higher rated.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 5.65 hours, the Toshiba Satellite L50D-B has a pretty standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
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 Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
DVD-RAM Write Speed
DVD-RAM Read Speed
DVD+RW Write Speed
DVD+RW Read Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD+R Write Speed
DVD+R Read Speed
DVD-RW Write Speed
DVD-RW Read Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD-R Write Speed
DVD-R Read Speed
CD-RW Write Speed
CD-RW Read Speed
CD-R Write Speed
CD-R Read Speed
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speakers Manufacturer
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Data Rate (max)
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
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
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Number of Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
Energy Star Certified

Expert Reviews

(1)
20 March 2015

Endurant oui, mais qui sait garder la tête froide. Le dernier 15,6 pouces de Toshiba est alimenté par un processeur accéléré AMD APU. Le Satellite procure une bonne autonomie et une... Read more…

Barely heats up
Mostly quiet noise
Good battery life
Decent input devices
Faible chauffe
Dark screen
12month warranty only
Dalle sombre
Garantie de 12 mois seulement
Pantalla oscura

User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 29 July 2015 by Bestie

Lovely colour,looks stylish.Very easy to start up, just charge & switch on but then you're left to your own devices, took me half an hour to find how to power it down.zero instructions.dozens of... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

Incredible laptop.I've had my eye on this for a while because I wanted to upgrade from one Toshiba to another. The colours are rich and the screen quality is brilliant. Very clear sound from the... Read more…

Reviewed 16 March 2015 by Peter James Norman Newton
(Verified Purchase)

Nice laptop but the wireless card is obviously faulty...one bar on the signal strength...but the laptop being used right next to me has full signal strength. Have updated driver with no... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers l50db12, l50db10, l50db10q, l50db109, l50db12g, apple l50, apple l50d, apple l50db, apple l50db1c4networkcardgigabite, apple l50db1c4networkcardgigabitet, apple l50db1c4networkcardgigabiteth, apple l50db1c4networkcardgigabitethe, apple l50db1c4networkcardgigabitether, apple l50db1c4networkcardgigabitethern, apple l50db1c4networkcardgigabitetherne, apple l50db1c4networkcardgigabitethernet, apple l50db1c4networkcardgigabitethernetl, apple l50db1c4networkcardgigabitethernetla, apple l50db1c4networkcardgigabitethernetlan
Barcodes 04051528130263, 04051528153392, 04051528163735, 04051528175509, 04051528179828

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