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Toshiba Satellite S50-B
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Toshiba Satellite S50-B 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 16GB 256GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 16GB Feb 2015
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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 Laptops Have Good Reviews

Toshiba has good average reviews for its medium processor cores notebook PCs as well as across its entire notebook PC range compared to other manufacturers.

Four Number of SATA III Connectorss

The Satellite S50-B is a four number of SATA III connectors notebook PC.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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

At 1,100 megahertz, the Toshiba Satellite S50-B has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Satellite S50-B is 950MHz.

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Very Big Internal Memory

Across all the laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite S50-B the internal memorys range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB. The Satellite S50-B has one of the biggest internal memorys (16 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Toshiba Satellite S50-B has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. Across all notebook PCs of this age and spec the best processor family is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Satellite S50-B supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops of a comparable type and age to it. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite S50-B is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Media

The Satellite S50-B has a better storage medium than most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it. This Toshiba laptop has an SSD storage media, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it have an HDD storage media. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

An SSD storage media is in fact the best storage medium across all laptops that were launched around the same time as the Satellite S50-B.

The worst storage medium amongst similar types of portable PC is HDD.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

Across all the portable PCs of this type and age the display diagonals range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15". With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Satellite S50-B has a fairly big display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

If this medium processor cores notebook PC display diagonal is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17[plb_2404192_price] (17.3") which is also higher rated.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Satellite S50-B has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite S50-B also have a full-size keyboard.

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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 a 1366 x 768 pixels portable PC, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

This notebook PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution across all laptops of a similar spec and age to the Satellite S50-B.

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

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba Satellite S50-B has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The processor boost frequencys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite S50-B range from 2GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 2.9GHz. With a processor boost frequency of 3.1 gigahertz, the Toshiba Satellite S50-B has a quite fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Satellite S50-B.

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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 that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year the processor caches range from 1MB to 6MB. With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the Toshiba Satellite S50-B has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Satellite S50-B.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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6 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Satellite S50-B have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 100MHz and 650MHz. The Satellite S50-B has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year is 11GB, and the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1.7GB to 16GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.74 gigabytes, the Satellite S50-B has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Satellite S50-B.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the Satellite S50-B has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Satellite S50-B. The average total storage capacity of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Satellite S50-B is 550GB.

If you want a portable PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the DELL Latitude E6440[plb_2440913_price] (320GB and higher rated).

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Satellite S50-B does not have a touchscreen, although keep in mind that most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Satellite S50-B also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4.0 LE bluetooth version, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

Laptops that came out more than a year ago have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz. At only 2 gigahertz, the Satellite S50-B has a fairly slow processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released one year ago.

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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 Toshiba released the Satellite S50-B.

Average Weight

With a weight of 2.1 kilograms, the Satellite S50-B has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Satellite S50-B.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 6.5 hours, the Satellite S50-B has a fairly average battery life (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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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
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs 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 Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
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
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
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® 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 FDI Technology
Intel ME Firmware Version
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® 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 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
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord 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

Manufacturer Part Numbers s50b147
Barcodes 04051528155754, 04051528158106

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