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Toshiba Tecra A50

Toshiba Tecra A50 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.5GHz 4GB Oct 2013
Processor Cores Processor Family Processor Frequency Internal Memory Release Date
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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15 Reasons For

Good Brand

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

16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Toshiba Tecra A50 has more maximum number of PCI Express laness than most of the notebook PCs of this type and age. This Toshiba laptop is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop compared to most of the similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Tecra A50 which only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, 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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Very New PCI Express Slots Version

The oldest PCI Express slots version of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Tecra A50 is 2 and the newest is 3. The Tecra A50 has a quite new PCI Express slots version (3) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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

The Tecra A50 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (1,150 megahertz) amongst laptops of this age. Across all the portable PCs of this spec and age the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Quite Fast Processor Frequency

At 2.5 gigahertz, the Tecra A50 has a quite fast processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. The processor frequencys of portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Tecra A50 range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 2.5GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available including because of it's better review score, the Lenovo T420[plb_1562255_price].

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have display diagonals of between 10" and 18". The Tecra A50 has a fairly big display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the Tecra A50.

If you want a bigger display diagonal then you might also want to look at the HP ZBook 17[plb_2497643_price] (17.3").

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Toshiba Tecra A50 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Tecra A50, the Toshiba Tecra A50 has a front camera.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Tecra A50 has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. Notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Tecra A50 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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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 laptops that have been around for more than two years.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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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 comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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11 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of only 4 hours, the Tecra A50 has a quite short battery life (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Tecra A50. The battery life (max)s of portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Tecra A50 range from 2h to 5,200h.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on laptops of this age and spec. 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 portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Tecra A50 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Tecra A50 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The Toshiba Tecra A50 has one of the lower front camera resolution (numeric)s (only 0.9 megapixels) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. Portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Tecra A50 have front camera resolution (numeric)s of between 0.3MP and 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 2.9MP.

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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 on the market for more than two years. Laptops that were released more than two years ago have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg.

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Quite Slow DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed

Notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Tecra A50 have DVD+R Double Layer read speeds of between 1x and 8x. With a DVD+R Double Layer read speed of 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 were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Slow DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed

At only 6 CD-speeds, the Tecra A50 has a quite slow DVD-R Double Layer read speed compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Tecra A50. The slowest DVD-R Double Layer read speed of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Tecra A50 is 1x and the fastest is 8x.

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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 portable PCs of this age and type.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Tecra A50

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this medium processor cores notebook PC was released.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Tecra A50 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Tecra A50.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Tecra A50 has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to 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 Boost Frequency
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
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
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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 Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
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 Read Speed
CD-RW Write Speed
CD-R Write Speed
CD Write Speed
CD Read Speed
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
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
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
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® Smart Response Technology
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 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
Toshiba Reliability Guarantee
Certificates
Energy Star Certified

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers a50a13, a50a139, a50a13n
Barcodes 04051528102925, 04051528112818

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