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Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B

Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB Aug 2014
Processor Cores Processor Family Processor Frequency Internal Memory Release Date
Regardless of your business' size, this slim, smart and reliable laptop will help to meet all your requirements. Feature-rich yet reasonably-priced, Toshiba has put more into the 39.6 cm (15.6 )... More
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Toshiba Laptops Have Good Reviews

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

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

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The Satellite Pro R50-B has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (2 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite Pro R50-B is 1.7GB and the biggest is 16GB.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

When compared to other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Satellite Pro R50-B, the total storage capacity of the Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B of 1,000 gigabyte is one of the biggest. Laptops of a similar age and type to the Satellite Pro R50-B have total storage capacity of between 1GB and 1.5TB.

Laptops with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth considering include the Lenovo IdeaPad U410 (1TB and higher rated).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Satellite Pro R50-B supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. This portable PC also 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 core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Satellite Pro R50-B.

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

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years range from 1GB to 16GB. The Satellite Pro R50-B has one of the bigger internal memory (8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Satellite Pro R50-B, the Satellite Pro R50-B has a front camera.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

The Satellite Pro R50-B has a quite big hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the Satellite Pro R50-B. Portable PCs of this type and age have hard drive capacity of between 180GB and 1.5TB.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on portable PCs of this age and type.

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10 Reasons Against

Only Two SATA III Connectors

The Satellite Pro R50-B is a two SATA III connector laptop.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The Satellite Pro R50-B has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (only 950 megahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of laptops of this age and spec is 1,100MHz.

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Only Two SATA Connectors

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Satellite Pro R50-B have between two and three SATA connectors, including the Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B which has two SATA connectors.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago have a full-size keyboard, however the Satellite Pro R50-B does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as 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.

If the storage medium of this portable PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to look at the T420s (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Satellite Pro R50-B do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Slow CD-RW Write Speed

The Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B has one of the slower CD-RW write speeds (only 4 CD-speeds) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The slowest CD-RW write speed of similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Satellite Pro R50-B is 4x, the fastest is 24x, and the average CD-RW write speed is 7.1x.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4.0 LE Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B

Released Over Two Years Ago

Toshiba released the Satellite Pro R50-B over two years ago.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Satellite Pro R50-B has a relatively typical screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite Pro R50-B.

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B has a better processor family than most portable PCs of this age and type. This laptop has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Weight

The Satellite Pro R50-B has a fairly typical weight (2.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 7.4 hours, the Satellite Pro R50-B has a relatively standard battery life compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Satellite Pro R50-B.

If you are looking for a longer battery life then you might also want to consider the Lenovo L440 (7.5h).

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Average Processor Clock Speed

The Satellite Pro R50-B has a relatively standard processor clock speed (1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Satellite Pro R50-B.

If you would prefer a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17R (1.8GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by 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)
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
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
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
Optical Drive
DVD-RAM Write Speed
DVD+RW Write Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD+R Write Speed
DVD-RW Write Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD-R Write Speed
CD-RW Write Speed
CD-R Write Speed
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
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
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
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
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
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
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® 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® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
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
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
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
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
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
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
CD-ROM Read Speed
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
DVD-ROM Read Speed

Expert Reviews

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2 June 2015

Oferuje stonowan? stylistykę, ma starannie wykonan? obudow? o dobrej sztywno?ci i wygodn? klawiatur? z cz??ci? numeryczn?. Niestety nie jest wyposa?ona w mechanizm pod?wietlania klawiszy.... Read more…

Impressive build quality
Reasonable keyboard and trackpad
Core 5 processor
Solid build quality
Snappy, responsive keyboard
Dull design
Awful screen quality
Poor RAM and storage
Poor screen quality
Mediocre battery life

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers r50b122, toshiba i34005, toshiba i34005u, toshiba r50b122, toshiba pssg0e008001, toshiba pssg0e008001e, toshiba pssg0e008001en
Barcodes 04051528150445

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