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Toshiba Tecra A50-A 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 4GB Jan 2014
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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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Toshiba Has Good Laptop Reviews

Based on 3,971 user and expert reviews, Toshiba has good ratings for its portable PCs. Toshiba also has good ratings specifically for its medium processor cores notebook PCs compared to other manufacturers.

Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the Tecra A50-A has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst laptops of this age.

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16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

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

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

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

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Fairly New PCI Express Slots Version

At 3, the Tecra A50-A has a fairly new PCI Express slots version compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. The oldest PCI Express slots version of notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Tecra A50-A is 2, the newest is 3, and the average PCI Express slots version is 2.2.

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

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,250 megahertz, the Toshiba Tecra A50-A has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst laptops of this age. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz.

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Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Tecra A50-A have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Toshiba Tecra A50-A which has two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

The average processor frequency of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 2.1GHz. With a processor frequency of 2.6 gigahertz, the Tecra A50-A has a quite fast processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Tecra A50-A.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba Tecra A50-A supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it. Most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this laptop 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 notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of laptop is 133MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, 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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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Tecra A50-A is 15", and the display diagonals range from 10" to 18". With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Tecra A50-A has a fairly big display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

If this Toshiba notebook PC display diagonal is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17 7737 (17.3") which is also higher rated.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Tecra A50-A is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all notebook PCs of this age and type.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across similar types of portable PC.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Tecra A50-A has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable 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 comparable spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago, the Toshiba Tecra A50-A has a front camera.

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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 typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The slowest processor boost frequency of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 1.3GHz and the fastest is 3.7GHz. At 3.3 gigahertz, the Tecra A50-A has a quite fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Tecra A50-A.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memorys of similar spec laptops that came out more than two years ago range from 8.1GB to 33GB. With a maximum internal memory of 32,768 megabytes, the Toshiba Tecra A50-A has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Fairly High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

At 2 megapixels, the Tecra A50-A has a quite high front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out more than two years ago. The front camera resolution (numeric)s of similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Tecra A50-A is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity laptop. Most of the other laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Tecra A50-A have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Tecra A50-A is 12GB, and the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB. At 16 gigabytes, the Tecra A50-A has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Tecra A50-A.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The Tecra A50-A is a six number of battery cells laptop.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots on notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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13 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many comparable spec portable 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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Quite Small Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum graphics adapter memory of only 1.024 gigabytes, the Tecra A50-A has one of the smaller maximum graphics adapter memorys amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. The maximum graphics adapter memorys of similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the Tecra A50-A range from 0.12GB to 5.9GB.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of laptops that came out more than two years ago is 1GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB. The Toshiba Tecra A50-A has one of the smaller internal memorys (only 4 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Small Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum graphics adapter memory of laptops that were released more than two years ago is 1GB and the biggest is 5.9GB. At only 1,024 megabyte, the Toshiba Tecra A50-A has a quite small maximum graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Tecra A50-A.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The Toshiba Tecra A50-A has a very small discrete graphics adapter memory (only 1,024 megabyte) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Tecra A50-A. The average discrete graphics adapter memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Tecra A50-A is 1.7GB, and the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 510MB to 4.1GB.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Tecra A50-A does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Tecra A50-A also do not have a touchscreen.

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Heavy

Across all the portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg. The Tecra A50-A is one of the heavier laptops of this spec and age (2.6 kilograms) amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the laptops of a similar spec and age to the Tecra A50-A the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. At only 500 gigabytes, the Tecra A50-A has a fairly small hard drive capacity 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

The slowest DVD+R Double Layer read speed of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Tecra A50-A is 1x and the fastest is 8x. With a DVD+R Double Layer read speed of only 6 CD-speeds, the Tecra A50-A 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

With a DVD-R Double Layer read speed of only 6 CD-speeds, the Tecra A50-A has one of the slower DVD-R Double Layer read speeds amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Tecra A50-A have DVD-R Double Layer read speeds of between 1x and 8x.

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Quite Slow CD-RW Write Speed

Comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Tecra A50-A have CD-RW write speeds of between 1x and 24x, and the average CD-RW write speed is 6.8x. The Tecra A50-A has a fairly slow CD-RW write speed (only 4 CD-speeds) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Tecra A50-A.

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

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3 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Tecra A50-A

Released Over Three Years Ago

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

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Tecra A50-A has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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Average Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 6.5 hours, the Toshiba Tecra A50-A has a pretty average battery life (max) 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-A.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
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
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
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
Display Response Rise/fall
Aspect Ratio
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
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
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
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
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® 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
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Video Compression Formats

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers a50a16, a50a12, a50a19, a50a170, a50a12c, a50a19j, a50a16v, toshiba 64, toshiba 64b, toshiba 4210, toshiba 64bi, toshiba 64bit, toshiba a50a1, toshiba 4210m, toshiba a50a1e, toshiba p202493, toshiba a50a1ej, toshiba p202493p
Barcodes 04051528113396, 04051528117462, 04051528119640, 04051528124675, 04051528131376

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