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Toshiba Satellite L850
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Toshiba Satellite L850 2 Core Intel Core I3-2xxx 2.1GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-2xxx 2.1GHz 4GB Sep 2012
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The Satellite Pro L850 business series is technology rich with advanced features including comprehensive connectivity, premium quality sound and energy saving benefits. The Satellite Pro L850 is a... More
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8 Reasons For

Good Brand

Medium processor cores notebook PCs manufactured by Toshiba have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just medium processor cores notebook PCs) and found that Toshiba also has good ratings across its entire range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Satellite L850 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz. The Satellite L850 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (650 megahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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

The Satellite L850 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (1,100 megahertz) amongst similar spec laptops of this age. Across all the portable PCs of this type and age the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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Fairly Fast External Video Modes Refresh Rate (max)

With an external video modes refresh rate (max) of 100 hertz, the Satellite L850 has a quite fast external video modes refresh rate (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite L850. The average external video modes refresh rate (max) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Satellite L850 is 95Hz, and the external video modes refresh rate (max)s range from 85Hz to 100Hz.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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12 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Only Two Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)s

Most portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Satellite L850 use two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s, including the Toshiba Satellite L850 which uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

Most portable PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite L850 have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, including the Satellite L850 which has one maximum number of PCI Express lanes.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Satellite L850 have a front camera, however the Toshiba Satellite L850 does not have a front camera.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Satellite L850 does not have a full-size keyboard, although keep in mind that most of the other laptops of this age and spec also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on laptops of this age and type. 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 notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Only Intel Core I3-2xxx Processor Family

The Satellite L850 has an Intel Core i3-2xxx processor family which is better than most notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. Most comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The processor family of all notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite L850 ranges from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The memory clock speeds of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Satellite L850 range from 800MHz to 1,800MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,600MHz. The Satellite L850 has a quite slow memory clock speed (only 1,333 megahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite L850.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on portable PCs of this type and age.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Toshiba Satellite L850 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Satellite L850 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Satellite L850

Released Over Four Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over four years.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.1 gigahertz, the Satellite L850 has a pretty average processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Satellite L850.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Toshiba Satellite L850 has a fairly typical display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Satellite L850 has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the Satellite L850 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Average Internal Memory

The Satellite L850 has a pretty average internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Satellite L850.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 5.5 hours, the Satellite L850 has a pretty average battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite L850.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Manufacturer
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
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
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
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
HD Type
Video
External Video Modes Refresh Rate (max)
External Video Modes Non-Interlaced Resolution With Max. Refresh Rate
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
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
CD Rewrite Speed
CD Write Speed
CD Read Speed
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Networking Topology
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
S-Video Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Keys
Keyboard Number of Keys
Keyboard Layout
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® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
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
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
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 Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
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 Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Password Protection Type
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port
Internal Video Mode, Resolution
Wireless Technology
Type

Expert Reviews

(15)
27 November 2012

What you get in the Toshiba Satellite L850 is a 15.6in laptop that can be used for a little bit of everything. It has a good CPU and discrete graphics, and it ships with plenty of internal storage...

20 September 2012

The Toshiba Satellite Pro L850 lacks the pace of some budget notebooks, and the screen and input device are trimmed to the budget price. Triumphs for the Satellite Pro include its large hard drive...

24 August 2012

After doing the Satellite L850 Laptop Review, it can be said that although it is a good computing device, it is not suitable for mid-budget customers. With Intel Core i7 (3rd Generation) processor...

2 August 2012

Toshiba Satellite L850 is powerful, and then some! For around Rs. 55,000, you will get a machine powered by a Core i7 processor, 8GB of RAM and a 2GB graphics card, which will warm the heart of...

23 June 2012

The other day we took a look at the Asus K55VM multimedia notebook and while it was a very good performer and offered great value, the lack of a bundled OS might be a slight deterrent for many... Read more…

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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 1 April 2013 by Sophia Gampton
(Verified Purchase)

For my first laptop, it was a special buy and does every thing I need it to do. Instructions were limited which is why it gets four stars and not five. Had to spend a lot of time working out where... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers l8501e, l8501er, pskdhe00k005en, satellite pro pskg7e008003, satellite pro pskg7e008003e, satellite pro pskg7e008003en
Barcodes 04026203996281, 04051528023381

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