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Toshiba Tecra A50
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Toshiba Tecra A50 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 2.5GHz 4GB Aug 2014
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Toshiba Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

We checked 3,971 expert and user reviews for Toshiba laptops and found that on average Toshiba has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Toshiba has good reviews specifically for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Toshiba Tecra A50 is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes portable PC.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Tecra A50 the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 2.7GB. At 2 gigabytes, the Tecra A50 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Tecra A50.

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Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

Across all the laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Tecra A50 the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz. At 2.5 gigahertz, the Tecra A50 has a fairly fast processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

Notebook PCs of this age and spec have display diagonals of between 10" and 18". With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Tecra A50 has one of the bigger display diagonals amongst notebook PCs of this age.

If you would prefer a laptop with a bigger display diagonal then you might want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17R[plb_2548954_price] (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Tecra A50 which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Tecra A50 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Tecra A50 has a front camera, as do most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Tecra A50 has a quite fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have hard drive speeds of between 4,200 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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Quite Fast DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Tecra A50 have DVD+R Double Layer read speeds of between 1x and 8x, and the average DVD+R Double Layer read speed is 6.6x. At 8 CD-speeds, the Tecra A50 has a quite fast DVD+R Double Layer read speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Tecra A50.

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Very Fast DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed

The DVD-R Double Layer read speeds of notebook PCs of this age and type range from 1x to 8x, and the average DVD-R Double Layer read speed is 6.6x. With a DVD-R Double Layer read speed of 8 CD-speeds, the Tecra A50 has one of the fastest DVD-R Double Layer read speeds amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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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 typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Fairly Fast CD-RW Write Speed

The Tecra A50 has one of the faster CD-RW write speeds (16 CD-speeds) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Tecra A50 the CD-RW write speeds range from 1x to 24x, and the average CD-RW write speed is 6.8x.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

Laptops of this spec and age have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB. The Toshiba Tecra A50 has a fairly big maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that came out around the same time as the Tecra A50.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The Toshiba Tecra A50 is a six number of battery cells portable PC.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots on laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. 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 laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Toshiba Tecra A50 has one of the smaller internal memorys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Tecra A50 have internal memorys of between 1GB and 16GB.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Toshiba Tecra A50 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Tecra A50 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Tecra A50 the front camera resolution (numeric)s range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP. The Toshiba Tecra A50 has one of the lower front camera resolution (numeric)s (only 0.9 megapixels) amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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Heavy

At 2.6 kilograms, the Tecra A50 is quite heavy compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. The lightest notebook PC of this age and spec is 300g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg.

There are a number of alternative 2.6kg heavy laptops currently available that you might want to consider including the Acer Travelmate TMP253-M[plb_1476372_price] which has better reviews.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The Tecra A50 has a quite small hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Tecra A50. The hard drive capacitys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Tecra A50 range from 250GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4.0 LE bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Tecra A50

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over two years ago.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Tecra A50 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than most notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. Most portable PCs of this age and spec have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Tecra A50 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Tecra A50.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 6.5 hours, the Toshiba Tecra A50 has a relatively average battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Tecra A50.

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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 Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
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
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
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
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
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

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19 December 2015

The Toshiba Tecra A50-C is a fit for on-the-go businesspersons who need a solid laptop with an Ethernet jack, optical drive and VGA port. Power users, however, will find it lacking...

Solidly constructed
Diverse array of ports
Well, balanced
Wellbalanced
Small and quiet system fan, quiet keyboard
Awful display
Spongy keys
Poor multi, touch support
Poor multitouch support
Weak outer lid, very inaccurate colors without calibration, low contrast, display backlight could be brighter, no mSATA or M.2 options, small touchpad, no TrackPoint, no keyboard backlight
18 December 2015

The Toshiba Tecra A50-C is a fit for on-the-go businesspersons who need a solid laptop with an Ethernet jack, optical drive and VGA port. Power users, however, will find it lacking...

9 November 2015

In any case, this is business notebook through and through, and so the Tecra A50-C comes loaded with the kinds of enterprise-focused features one might need during a hard day's work. Although this... Read more…

8 October 2015

In review: Toshiba Tecra A50-C1510W10. Test model provided by Toshiba US.The Tecra A50 series is but a shadow of the more expensive and well-regarded Portege series. In order to reach the lower...

11 November 2015

Discret. Toshiba a mis à jour sa gamme Tecra A50 avec la nouvelle branche A50-C. Plus fin et plus léger, l'appareil ne peut malheureusement pas rivaliser avec ses rivaux de chez Dell, HP, ou... Read more…

20 October 2015

Onopvallende verschijning. Toshiba frist zijn betaalbare Tecra A50 serie op met een dunnere en slankere A50-C modellen. Helaas heeft de fabrikant nog een lange weg te gaan om in de zakelijke... Read more…

18 October 2015

Sessiz tav?r. Toshiba makul fiyatl? Tecra A50 serisini yeniliyor. Malesef rakiplerine i? segmentinde yeti?mek için yapaca?? çok ?ey var...

25 September 2013

Toshiba A50-A to w dzisiejszych czasach swoisty ewenement. 15-calowe laptopy o grubo?ci 3,5 cm zdarzaj? si? ju? naprawd? rzadko. Taka konstrukcja pozwala jednak zaproponowa? osobom niewra?liwym na...

20 June 2013

Japo?ski producent twierdzi, ?e najnowszy model z linii Tecra powinien zainteresowa? profesjonalistów. Znajdziemy w nim 15,6-calowy ekran HD oraz procesory z serii Intel Core (z najmocniejszym i7... Read more…

18 October 2015

Atitude discreta. A Toshiba atualizou sua acessível linha Tecra A50 com a série A50-C mais fina e elegante. Infelizmente o fabricante ainda tem um longo caminho a percorrer para alcançar os... Read more…

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