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Toshiba Tecra A50 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.7GHz 4GB Jan 2015
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Toshiba Has Good Laptop Reviews

Medium processor cores notebook PCs produced by Toshiba have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all notebook PCs (not just medium processor cores notebook PCs) and found that Toshiba also has good ratings across its entire range.

Very Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

At 32 gigabytes, the Tecra A50 has a fairly big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Tecra A50. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Tecra A50 the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 8GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 17GB.

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16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Toshiba Tecra A50 is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop. Most of the other similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the Tecra A50 only have between 1 and 15 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 the most frequently supported processor operating modes on portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Very New PCI Express Slots Version

The PCI Express slots versions of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Tecra A50 range from 2 to 3, and the average PCI Express slots version is 2.1. At 3, the Tecra A50 has a quite new PCI Express slots version 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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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

When compared to other laptops that were launched around the same time as the Tecra A50, the Tecra A50's on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,250 megahertz is one of the fastest. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Tecra A50 is 750MHz, the fastest is 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 950MHz.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Tecra A50 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 100MHz to 650MHz. At 400 megahertz, the Tecra A50 has a very fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Tecra A50.

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Very Fast Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.7 gigahertz, the Tecra A50 has one of the fastest processor frequencys amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The average processor frequency of laptops that were released more than a year ago is 2.2GHz.

Alternative 2.7GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the DELL Latitude E6440[plb_2440913_price].

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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 most portable PCs of this age and spec. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This Toshiba laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Tecra A50 processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The Tecra A50 has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than most portable PCs that are a comparable age to it. Most similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The best processor family of all medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago, 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 notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Quite Fast DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed

Laptops that have been on the market for more than a year have DVD-R Double Layer read speeds of between 2x and 8x. At 8 CD-speeds, the Tecra A50 has a fairly fast DVD-R Double Layer read speed compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Tecra A50.

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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 frequently found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Fast CD-RW Read Speed

The CD-RW read speeds of portable PCs of this age and type range from 16x to 24x, and the average CD-RW read speed is 21x. The Tecra A50 has a quite fast CD-RW read speed (24 CD-speeds) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

Comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than a year have hard drive speeds of between 5,400 RPM and 7,200 RPM. At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Tecra A50 has a very fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Quite Fast DVD-RW Read Speed

The DVD-RW read speeds of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago range from 4x to 8x. At 8 CD-speeds, the Tecra A50 has a quite fast DVD-RW read speed compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Tecra A50.

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Fairly Fast DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed

With a DVD+R Double Layer read speed of 8 CD-speeds, the Tecra A50 has a fairly fast DVD+R Double Layer read speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The slowest DVD+R Double Layer read speed of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Tecra A50 is 2x and the fastest is 8x.

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Very Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The average processor boost frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Tecra A50 is 2.9GHz. The Tecra A50 has one of the fastest processor boost frequencys (3.4 gigahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Fairly Fast CD-RW Write Speed

The average CD-RW write speed of portable PCs of this spec and age is 7.9x. At 16 CD-speeds, the Tecra A50 has a quite fast CD-RW write speed compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Tecra A50.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The Tecra A50 is a six number of battery cells portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec have between two and eight number of battery cellss.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. 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 similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Tecra A50 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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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

With a front camera resolution (numeric) of only 0.9 megapixels, the Tecra A50 has one of the lower front camera resolution (numeric)s amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Tecra A50 have front camera resolution (numeric)s of between 0.3MP and 2MP.

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Heavy

Across all the portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Tecra A50 the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg. At 2.6 kilograms, the Tecra A50 is quite heavy compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Tecra A50.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4.0 LE bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Tecra A50

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Toshiba released the Tecra A50.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Toshiba Tecra A50 has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Tecra A50.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Toshiba Tecra A50 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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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 laptops of this type and age.

Alternative 4GB internal memory laptops currently available that you might want to consider include the DELL Latitude 15[plb_2569470_price] which has better reviews.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 6.5 hours, the Tecra A50 has a relatively typical battery life (max) compared to most of the other 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 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
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
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
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
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
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 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
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® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Intel TSX-NI
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
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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Manufacturer Part Numbers a50a1d3
Barcodes 04051528143614

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