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Toshiba Tecra A50 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.5GHz 4GB Nov 2013
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The Tecra A50-A won't slow your progress on any project. Using the latest Intel processor technology up to Core i7, it has all the power you need to perform multiple tasks. And work on different... More
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17 Reasons For

Toshiba Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Toshiba is one of the superior portable PC brands according to average reviews from experts and users, and Toshiba also has good reviews for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the Tecra A50 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst laptops of this age. The maximum internal memory supported by processors of portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Tecra A50 range from 2GB to 32GB.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Tecra A50 has more maximum number of PCI Express laness than most of the portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Tecra A50. Most of the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Tecra A50 only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, however this portable PC has 16 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Very New PCI Express Slots Version

When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Tecra A50, the PCI Express slots version of the Tecra A50 of 3 is one of the newest. The oldest PCI Express slots version of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 2, the newest is 3, and the average PCI Express slots version is 2.2.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At 400 megahertz, the Tecra A50 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. Across all the notebook PCs of this spec and age the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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

Across all the laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Tecra A50 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz. At 1,150 megahertz, the Tecra A50 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Tecra A50.

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Quite Fast Processor Frequency

The Tecra A50 has one of the faster processor frequencys (2.5 gigahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the laptops that were launched around the same time as the Tecra A50 the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz.

Other 2.5GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available which you might want to consider include the Acer Travelmate TMP253-M[plb_1476372_price] which has better reviews.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Tecra A50 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it. This laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of laptop.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Tecra A50 is 10" and the biggest is 18". The Tecra A50 has one of the bigger display diagonals (15.6 inches) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Tecra A50, the Tecra A50 has a front camera.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

The slowest hard drive speed of portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 4,200 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Tecra A50 has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Tecra A50.

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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 were released around the same time as it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most laptops of this age and spec have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Tecra A50 which has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Tecra A50 is 12GB. The Tecra A50 has a quite big maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Tecra A50.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

Most notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Tecra A50 have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the Toshiba Tecra A50 which has six number of battery cellss.

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13 Reasons Against

Quite Short Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of only 4 hours, the Toshiba Tecra A50 has a fairly short battery life (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Tecra A50. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Tecra A50 the battery life (max)s range from 2h to 5,200h.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most portable PCs of this type and age do not have a full-size keyboard. The Tecra A50 is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacitys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Tecra A50 range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB. At only 320 gigabytes, the Tecra A50 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on portable PCs of a comparable age and type 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 commonly found display resolution on laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Tecra A50 has one of the smaller internal memorys amongst notebook PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago the internal memorys range from 1GB to 16GB.

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Quite Slow CD-RW Read Speed

The CD-RW read speeds of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years range from 1x to 24x, and the average CD-RW read speed is 23x. When compared to other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Tecra A50 that we have assessed, the CD-RW read speed of the Tecra A50 of only 4 CD-speeds is one of the slowest.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

The Tecra A50 has a fairly small hard drive capacity (only 320 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Tecra A50. Across all the portable PCs of this age and spec the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 1.5TB.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most portable PCs of this type and age do not have a touchscreen. The Tecra A50 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago the front camera resolution (numeric)s range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 2.9MP. At only 0.9 megapixels, the Toshiba Tecra A50 has a quite low front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Tecra A50.

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Heavy

The average weight of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 2.1kg. The Tecra A50 is one of the heavier medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Tecra A50 (2.6 kilograms) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4.0 LE bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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1 Other reason to consider the Toshiba Tecra A50

Released Over Three Years Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over three years.

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 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
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
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
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
Max On-Board Graphics Adapter Refresh Rate
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
Max On-Board Graphics Adapter Refresh Rate
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)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Refresh Rate At Maximum Resolution (VGA)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
DVD-RAM Write Speed
DVD+RW Write Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD+R Write Speed
DVD-RW Write Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD-R Write Speed
DVD-R Read 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
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
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® 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
Manual
Certificates
Energy Star Certified

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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