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Toshiba Satellite S50-B
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Toshiba Satellite S50-B 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 12GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 12GB Jul 2014
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SATELLITE S50-B ELEGANT POWER 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... More
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Toshiba Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Toshiba medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews on average and across all laptops Toshiba is one of the better rated manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacitys of similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Satellite S50-B range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB. The Toshiba Satellite S50-B has a very big total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Satellite S50-B.

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Very Big Internal Memory

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Satellite S50-B the internal memorys range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB. When compared to other comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago that we have assessed, the Toshiba Satellite S50-B's internal memory of 12 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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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 laptops of this age and spec. Most portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Satellite S50-B.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across 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 typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

Across all the portable PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite S50-B the display diagonals range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15". The Toshiba Satellite S50-B has a quite 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 highest display resolution of the Satellite S50-B is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite S50-B.

Amongst similar types of laptop the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Satellite S50-B has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Satellite S50-B which do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Satellite S50-B has a front camera, as do most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Satellite S50-B.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The smallest hard drive capacity of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 250GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the Satellite S50-B has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Satellite S50-B have maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of between 2GB and 32GB. The Satellite S50-B has a fairly big maximum internal memory (64-bit) (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

Notebook PCs of this type and age have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Satellite S50-B has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Two USB 3.0 Ports

The Toshiba Satellite S50-B is a two USB 3.0 port laptop.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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10 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At only 200 megahertz, the Satellite S50-B has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Satellite S50-B. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of portable PCs of this spec and age range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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

The Toshiba Satellite S50-B has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (only 1,000 megahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of portable PCs of this spec and age is 660MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

At only 16 gigabytes, the Toshiba Satellite S50-B has a fairly small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Satellite S50-B. The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Satellite S50-B is 23GB.

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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 portable 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 comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years is 2.1GHz, and the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz. At only 1.7 gigahertz, the Toshiba Satellite S50-B has a fairly slow processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the Satellite S50-B.

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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 portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Satellite S50-B does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth noting that most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite S50-B also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Satellite S50-B is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Satellite S50-B have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The Toshiba Satellite S50-B has a quite slow hard drive speed (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Satellite S50-B. The average hard drive speed of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 5,900 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4.0 LE bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Satellite S50-B

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Toshiba portable PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Weight

At 2.1 kilograms, the Satellite S50-B has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Satellite S50-B.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 6.5 hours, the Satellite S50-B has a fairly standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite S50-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
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
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
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
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete 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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speakers Manufacturer
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Rear Camera
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
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
Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
GPS (satellite)
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
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® 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 ME Firmware Version
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
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 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
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
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

Manufacturer Part Numbers s50b13, s50b13e, apple s50, apple s50b, apple intel4200, apple intel4200h, apple s50b15unetworkcardgigabite, apple s50b15unetworkcardgigabitet, apple s50b15unetworkcardgigabiteth, apple s50b15unetworkcardgigabitethe, apple s50b15unetworkcardgigabitether, apple s50b15unetworkcardgigabitethern, apple s50b15unetworkcardgigabitetherne, apple s50b15unetworkcardgigabitethernet, apple s50b15unetworkcardgigabitethernetl, apple s50b15unetworkcardgigabitethernetla, apple s50b15unetworkcardgigabitethernetlan
Barcodes 04051528145090, 04051528153835

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