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Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB Nov 2014
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Toshiba Has Good Laptop Reviews

Based on 3,951 expert and owner reviews, Toshiba has good ratings for its laptops. Toshiba also has good ratings specifically for its medium processor cores portable PCs.

Fairly Big Internal Memory

Across all the portable PCs of this age and spec the internal memorys range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB. At 8 gigabytes, the Satellite Pro R50-B has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Satellite Pro R50-B.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Satellite Pro R50-B, the Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B has a front camera.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Satellite Pro R50-B has one of the faster hard drive speeds amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs of this spec and age the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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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 typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the Satellite Pro R50-B has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago. Medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Satellite Pro R50-B have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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13 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite Pro R50-B range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz. At only 200 megahertz, the Satellite Pro R50-B has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Satellite Pro R50-B.

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

Comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz. The Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (only 1,000 megahertz) amongst laptops of this age.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite Pro R50-B have maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of between 1.7GB and 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 3.2GB. At only 1.74 gigabytes, the Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Satellite Pro R50-B.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs that came out more than two years ago, the Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B 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 the most commonly found storage media on comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar 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.

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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 the most frequently found display resolution on portable PCs of this type and age.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

Medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Satellite Pro R50-B have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz. At only 1.7 gigahertz, the Satellite Pro R50-B has a fairly slow processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

If this Toshiba portable PC processor frequency is too slow for you then you might want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17R[plb_2548954_price] (1.8GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on laptops of this spec and age.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite Pro R50-B do not have a touchscreen. The Satellite Pro R50-B is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

With a processor boost frequency of only 2.7 gigahertz, the Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B has one of the slower processor boost frequencys amongst laptops of this age. The processor boost frequencys of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Satellite Pro R50-B range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4.0 LE bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on laptops of this spec and age.

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5 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 Display Diagonal

The Satellite Pro R50-B has a pretty standard display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite Pro R50-B.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Satellite Pro R50-B has a relatively average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the Satellite Pro R50-B has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Satellite Pro R50-B.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 6.25 hours, the Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B has a relatively standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Satellite Pro R50-B.

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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
Maximum Internal Memory
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
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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+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
Disc Types Supported
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
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
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
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® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
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
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
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
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
Certificates
Energy Star Certified

Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 04051528153866, 04051528164565

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