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Toshiba Satellite S50-B 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 12GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 12GB May 2014
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Beauty meets strength in the elegant Satellite S50-B the super-slim but powerful PC that enhances both productivity and entertainment. At just 19.9mm thin, with a chic silver brushed metal finish... More
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Toshiba Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Toshiba portable PCs and also specifically for Toshiba medium processor cores notebook PCs and found that in both cases Toshiba had good reviews compared to other brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Toshiba Satellite S50-B has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite S50-B. The smallest total storage capacity of laptops of this age and type is 1GB and the biggest is 1.5TB.

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Very Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of laptops of a similar age and type to the Satellite S50-B is 5.5GB. When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite S50-B, the Satellite S50-B's internal memory of 12 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

If this notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17 7737[plb_2579406_price] (16GB) which also has a higher rating.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba Satellite S50-B supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs that are a comparable age to it. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC 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 across all comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

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

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

Notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite S50-B have display diagonals of between 10" and 18". The Toshiba Satellite S50-B has a fairly big display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite S50-B.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Satellite S50-B has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution across all notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Satellite S50-B.

Across similar types of portable PC the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Front Camera

The Satellite S50-B has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Satellite S50-B has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Satellite S50-B. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Satellite S50-B have hard drive capacitys of between 250GB and 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC 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 laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

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

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite S50-B is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. When compared to other comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago, the maximum internal memory of the Satellite S50-B of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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Two USB 3.0 Ports

The Toshiba Satellite S50-B is a two USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Satellite S50-B have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many laptops that are a similar age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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13 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

When compared to other laptops of this spec and age that we have assessed, the Satellite S50-B's on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz is one of the slowest. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite S50-B the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz.

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

At only 1,000 megahertz, the Satellite S50-B has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Satellite S50-B. Laptops of this spec and age 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.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years is 23GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 16 gigabytes, the Satellite S50-B has a fairly small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Satellite S50-B does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were released 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.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The average processor frequency of portable PCs of this spec and age is 2.1GHz, and the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz. The Toshiba Satellite S50-B has a quite slow processor frequency (only 1.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Satellite S50-B does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Satellite S50-B also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

At only 2.6 gigahertz, the Satellite S50-B has a fairly slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. Portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Satellite S50-B have processor boost frequencys of between 1.3GHz and 3.7GHz.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Toshiba Satellite S50-B is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite S50-B have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Only Four Number of Battery Cellss

The Satellite S50-B is a four number of battery cells notebook PC. Most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for more than two years have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The Satellite S50-B has one of the slower hard drive speeds (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average hard drive speed of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years is 5,900 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4.0 LE bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Satellite S50-B

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this medium processor cores notebook PC was released.

Average Weight

The Satellite S50-B has a pretty standard weight (2.1 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 6.3 hours, the Satellite S50-B has a relatively standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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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 Boost Frequency
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)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
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
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
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
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
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
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
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
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® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel TSX-NI
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
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
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(1)
18 February 2015

Le physique ne fait pas tout. Le Satellite S50-B-12U de Toshiba plaît grâce son élégant design en aluminium. Cet ordinateur fin et léger est vendu 700 euros, et intègre une carte graphique... Read more…

Fans make no noise in idle mode
Elegant and thin design
Low weight
Ventilateur silencieux au repos
Elegance et finesse de son botier
Bouncy display
Reflective display frame
Heats up under load
Bad keyboard
Les charnires ne maintiennent pas l'cran correctement

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Product Identifiers

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