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Toshiba Satellite Pro A50-A

Toshiba Satellite Pro A50-A 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB Aug 2014
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13 Reasons For

Good Brand

Toshiba is one of the superior portable PC brands 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 laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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Very New PCI Express Slots Version

Notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Satellite Pro A50-A have PCI Express slots versions of between 2 and 3, and the average PCI Express slots version is 2.2. With a PCI Express slots version of 3, the Toshiba Satellite Pro A50-A has one of the newest PCI Express slots versions amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Satellite Pro A50-A range from 200MHz to 650MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the Satellite Pro A50-A's on-board graphics adapter base frequency is one of the fastest amongst portable PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite Pro A50-A.

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Quite Fast Processor Frequency

The Satellite Pro A50-A has one of the faster processor frequencys (2.6 gigahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The processor frequencys of laptops of a similar age and type to the Satellite Pro A50-A range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba Satellite Pro A50-A has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Satellite Pro A50-A also have a front camera.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

With a processor boost frequency of 3.2 gigahertz, the Satellite Pro A50-A has a quite fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Satellite Pro A50-A. The average processor boost frequency of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 3GHz.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

Laptops of a comparable type and age to the Satellite Pro A50-A have hard drive speeds of between 4,200 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Toshiba Satellite Pro A50-A has a very fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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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 the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The Toshiba Satellite Pro A50-A has a fairly big maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. The average maximum internal memory of similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 12GB.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The Satellite Pro A50-A is a six number of battery cells portable PC.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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10 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

Most notebook PCs of this age and spec have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, including the Satellite Pro A50-A which has one maximum number of PCI Express lanes.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most laptops of this age and spec do not have a full-size keyboard. The Satellite Pro A50-A is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar 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 notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on portable PCs of this age and type.

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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Toshiba Satellite Pro A50-A does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Satellite Pro A50-A also do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

At only 0.9 megapixels, the Satellite Pro A50-A has a fairly low front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. The average front camera resolution (numeric) of notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 2.9MP.

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Heavy

The Satellite Pro A50-A is quite heavy (2.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite Pro A50-A. The weights of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Satellite Pro A50-A range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4.0 LE bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Satellite Pro A50-A

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Satellite Pro A50-A has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite Pro A50-A.

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Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Toshiba Satellite Pro A50-A has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Toshiba Satellite Pro A50-A has a relatively average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Satellite Pro A50-A.

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Average Internal Memory

The Satellite Pro A50-A has a relatively average internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite Pro A50-A.

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Average Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 6.3 hours, the Toshiba Satellite Pro A50-A has a relatively average battery life (max) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Satellite Pro A50-A.

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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
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 Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
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
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
ESATA/USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Number of Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
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
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
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® 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
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)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Security
Password Protection Type
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Certificates
Energy Star Certified

Expert Reviews

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Input devices
Screen
Interfaces (except HDMI)
Battery runtimes
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Noise development
Application performance
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers a50a10, a50a10v, toshiba 64, toshiba 64b, toshiba 5200, toshiba 4210, toshiba 64bi, toshiba 6200, toshiba 64bit, toshiba 6200u, toshiba 5200u, toshiba a50a1, toshiba 4210m, toshiba r50b14, toshiba a50a1e, toshiba r50b12, toshiba a50a1ej, toshiba p232724, toshiba r50b12u, toshiba p202493, toshiba r50b14f, toshiba p202493p, toshiba p232724p, toshiba intel4210, toshiba intel4210u
Barcodes 04051528102772

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