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Toshiba Tecra A50 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 2.4GHz 4GB Nov 2013
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ALL-ROUND EFFICIENCY The 39.6cm (15.6 ) Tecra A50-A laptop from Toshiba was made for business. And because it has a robust design as well as advanced productivity features, you know you're... More
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13 Reasons For

Toshiba Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

Toshiba is one of the better rated portable PC manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and owners, and Toshiba also has good reviews for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

Most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, however the Toshiba Tecra A50 has 16 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of portable PCs of this type and age is 2.7GB, and the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1.7GB to 16GB. The Tecra A50 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys (2 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of notebook PCs of this age and type is 15". With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Toshiba Tecra A50 has a fairly big display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Tecra A50.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Tecra A50 has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years which do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Tecra A50, the Toshiba Tecra A50 has a front camera.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Tecra A50 the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. The Toshiba Tecra A50 has a fairly fast hard drive speed (7,200 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

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

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Tecra A50 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The Toshiba Tecra A50 has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys (16 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Tecra A50 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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14 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have battery life (max)s of between 2h and 5,200h. With a battery life (max) of only 4 hours, the Toshiba Tecra A50 has one of the shorter battery life (max)s amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacitys of laptops of this age and spec range from 1GB to 1.5TB. At only 320 gigabytes, the Tecra A50 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Tecra A50.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that are a comparable age 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 notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

At only 320 gigabytes, the Tecra A50 has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. The hard drive capacitys of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Tecra A50 range from 250GB to 1.5TB.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Toshiba Tecra A50 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth noting that most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec also do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The Tecra A50 has one of the lower front camera resolution (numeric)s (only 0.9 megapixels) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The average front camera resolution (numeric) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago is 2.9MP, and the front camera resolution (numeric)s range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP.

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.6 kilograms, the Toshiba Tecra A50 is quite heavy compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Tecra A50. Portable PCs of this age and type have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg.

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Quite Slow DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed

At only 6 CD-speeds, the Tecra A50 has a fairly slow DVD+R Double Layer read speed compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. The slowest DVD+R Double Layer read speed of similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Tecra A50 is 1x and the fastest is 8x.

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Quite Slow DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed

The Tecra A50 has a quite slow DVD-R Double Layer read speed (only 6 CD-speeds) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Tecra A50. The DVD-R Double Layer read speeds of similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Tecra A50 range from 1x to 8x, and the average DVD-R Double Layer read speed is 6.6x.

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Quite Slow CD-RW Write Speed

The slowest CD-RW write speed of notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Tecra A50 is 1x, the fastest is 24x, and the average CD-RW write speed is 6.8x. The Tecra A50 has a fairly slow CD-RW write speed (only 4 CD-speeds) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Tecra A50.

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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 similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Tecra A50

Released Over Three Years Ago

This portable PC was released over three years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.4 gigahertz, the Toshiba Tecra A50 has a fairly typical processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Toshiba Tecra A50 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Average Internal Memory

The Tecra A50 has a relatively typical internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

If this portable PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo G500[plb_2580491_price] (6GB) 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
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
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
Memory Form Factor
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 Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board 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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
DVD-RAM Write Speed
DVD-RAM Read Speed
DVD+RW Write Speed
DVD+RW Read Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD+R Write Speed
DVD+R Read Speed
DVD-RW Write Speed
DVD-RW Read Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD-R Write Speed
DVD-R Read Speed
CD-RW Write Speed
CD-RW Read Speed
CD-R Write Speed
CD-R Read Speed
CD Write Speed
CD Read Speed
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Rear Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
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
DisplayPorts Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
ESATA/USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size 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® 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
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
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® 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
AC Adapter Frequency
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
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
Energy Star Certified

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers a50a13, a50a12, a50a13m, a50a12m, toshiba a50a12, toshiba a50a12m, toshiba pt644e00m00, toshiba pt644e00m00m, toshiba pt644e00m00me, toshiba pt644e00m00men
Barcodes 04051528107715, 04051528112801

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