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Toshiba Satellite Pro A50-A

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

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 4GB Sep 2014
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ALL-ROUND EFFICIENCYThe 39.6cm (15.6 ) Tecra A50-A laptop from Toshiba was made for business. And because it has a robust design as well as advanced productivity features, you know you're getting... More
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Toshiba Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

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

16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Toshiba Satellite Pro A50-A has more maximum number of PCI Express laness than most of the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. Most of the laptops of a similar spec and age to the Satellite Pro A50-A only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, however this Toshiba laptop has 16 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Quite New PCI Express Slots Version

At 3, the Satellite Pro A50-A has a quite new PCI Express slots version compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Satellite Pro A50-A. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as 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.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Satellite Pro A50-A range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz. At 400 megahertz, the Toshiba Satellite Pro A50-A has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Satellite Pro A50-A.

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

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,150 megahertz, the Toshiba Satellite Pro A50-A has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other laptops that came out more than two years ago. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1,100MHz.

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Quite Fast Processor Frequency

The Toshiba Satellite Pro A50-A has a fairly fast processor frequency (2.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Satellite Pro A50-A. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

The Toshiba Satellite Pro A50-A has one of the bigger display diagonals (15.6 inches) amongst laptops of this age. The average display diagonal of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 15".

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other laptops of this spec and age which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Satellite Pro A50-A has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba Satellite Pro A50-A has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite Pro A50-A.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Satellite Pro A50-A has a quite fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Satellite Pro A50-A. Laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite Pro A50-A have hard drive speeds of between 4,200 RPM and 7,200 RPM.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

Notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Satellite Pro A50-A have processor boost frequencys of between 1.3GHz and 3.7GHz. At 3.2 gigahertz, the Satellite Pro A50-A has a fairly fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Satellite Pro A50-A.

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Very Fast DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed

The average DVD+R Double Layer read speed of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago is 6.6x. With a DVD+R Double Layer read speed of 8 CD-speeds, the Satellite Pro A50-A has one of the fastest DVD+R Double Layer read speeds amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop 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 portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. The Satellite Pro A50-A has a quite big maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The Toshiba Satellite Pro A50-A is a six number of battery cells laptop. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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8 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec. 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 laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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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 notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Satellite Pro A50-A does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite Pro A50-A also do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The Toshiba Satellite Pro A50-A has a quite low front camera resolution (numeric) (only 0.9 megapixels) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Satellite Pro A50-A. Laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite Pro A50-A have front camera resolution (numeric)s of between 0.3MP and 1,300MP.

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Heavy

The average weight of laptops that are a similar age to the Satellite Pro A50-A is 2.1kg. With a weight of 2.6 kilograms, the Satellite Pro A50-A is one of the heavier medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Satellite Pro A50-A amongst portable PCs of this age.

Alternative 2.6kg heavy laptops currently available which you might also want to consider include the Acer Travelmate TMP253-M[plb_1476372_price] which has better reviews.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacitys of laptops of this type and age range from 250GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the Toshiba Satellite Pro A50-A has one of the smaller hard drive capacitys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4.0 LE bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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

Released Over Two Years Ago

Toshiba released the Satellite Pro A50-A over two years ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Toshiba Satellite Pro A50-A has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Toshiba Satellite Pro A50-A has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite Pro A50-A.

If this medium processor cores notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Toshiba Satellite L50t[plb_2654704_price] (6GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 6.5 hours, the Satellite Pro A50-A has a relatively standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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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
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
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
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
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board 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 Base Frequency
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
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
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
DisplayPorts 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
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Number of Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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® 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
Intel TSX-NI
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
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
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

6 June 2014

Ein mattes (non-glare), also entspiegeltes Display ist für viele Notebook-Nutzer mit der Hauptgrund, sich für ein Business-Notebook zu interessieren. In der Herstellung sind sie nicht teurer als... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers a50a1e, a50a1d9, a50a1ej, toshiba a50a1, toshiba i54210, pt644e08j02ten, toshiba a50a1e, toshiba a50a1ej, toshiba p202493, toshiba i54210m, toshiba p202493p, toshiba pt644e08j02, toshiba pt644e08j02t, toshiba pt644e08j02te, toshiba pt644e08j02ten
Barcodes 04051528143522, 04051528154467

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