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Toshiba Tecra W50 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.8GHz 32GB 512GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.8GHz 32GB Jan 2015
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Tecra W50-AMIGHTY MOBILE PERFORMANCEThe 39.6 cm (15.6") Tecra W50-A is the ultimate mobile powerhouse. Built to take on the most intensive computing demands, this professional workstation delivers... More
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Toshiba Tecra W50 Laptop Review
Toshiba Tecra W50-A1501 Review

16 Reasons For

Toshiba Has Good Portable PC Reviews

Based on 3,951 user and expert reviews, Toshiba has good reviews for its notebook PCs. Toshiba also has good reviews specifically for its many processor cores notebook PCs compared to other manufacturers.

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

Many processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 850MHz and 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz. The Tecra W50 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (1,300 megahertz) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of portable PCs that have been around for more than a year is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.3GB. The Tecra W50 has one of the biggest internal memorys (32 gigabytes) amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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Very Fast Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.8 gigahertz, the Toshiba Tecra W50 has one of the faster processor frequencys amongst many processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the laptops of this type and age the processor frequencys range from 1.3GHz to 3.1GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz.

Laptops with a faster processor frequency that might also be worth looking at include the DELL Precision M4800[plb_2740738_price] (2.9GHz), or the HP ZBook 17[plb_2814963_price] (2.9GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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Has a Front Camera

The Tecra W50 has a front camera, as do most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Tecra W50.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other notebook PCs with a front camera and we think because of it's better review score, the HP EliteBook 755[plb_2319127_price] is also worth considering.

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SSD Storage Media

The Tecra W50 has a better storage medium than most comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago. This Toshiba portable PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most notebook PCs of this spec and age have an HDD storage media. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

An SSD storage media is in fact the best storage medium amongst all similar spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

The worst storage medium across comparable types of laptop is HDD.

We compared this laptop to all the other notebook PCs that have an SSD storage media and we think because of it's better review score, the EliteBook 755[pl_2319127_price], the EliteBook 755[pl_2319127_price], and the Pro[pl_2883384_price] all from HP is also worth considering.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Toshiba Tecra W50 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most common display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution across all notebook PCs of this type and age.

Across similar types of laptop the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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512 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The Tecra W50 has bigger solid-state drive capacitys than most of the portable PCs of this age and type. Most of the portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Tecra W50 only have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacitys, however this portable PC has 512 solid-state drive capacitys.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of many processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB. At 32 gigabytes, the Toshiba Tecra W50 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Tecra W50.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

At 3.8 gigahertz, the Tecra W50 has a quite fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Tecra W50. The slowest processor boost frequency of many processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 1.8GHz, the fastest is 4GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3.1GHz.

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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 comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Very High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

Notebook PCs of this age and spec have front camera resolution (numeric)s of between 0.3MP and 2.1MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 0.88MP. The front camera resolution (numeric) of the Tecra W50 of 2 megapixels is one of the highest amongst many processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Tecra W50 has more USB 2.0 ports quantitys than most of the laptops of a comparable age and type to the Tecra W50. Most of the similar spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago only have one USB 2.0 ports quantity, however this notebook PC has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many many processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Tecra W50 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other laptops of this type and age.

It is worth also looking at alternative laptops which also have a full-size keyboard including the HP EliteBook 755[plb_2319127_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago the battery life (max)s range from 3.1h to 13h. At only 4.5 hours, the Toshiba Tecra W50 has a fairly short battery life (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Tecra W50.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Tecra W50, the Toshiba Tecra W50 does not have a touchscreen.

We think you might also be interested in alternative laptops which also have a touchscreen including the HP Pro[plb_2883384_price] which also has a higher rating.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Tecra W50

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Toshiba released the Tecra W50.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Toshiba Tecra W50 has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

We compared all the other 15.6" portable PCs to this portable PC and we think because of it's better review score, the HP EliteBook 755[plb_2319127_price] is also worth considering.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.7 kilograms, the Tecra W50 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Tecra W50 has a pretty typical total storage capacity (512 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

If this Toshiba notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Toshiba C55[plb_2992854_price] (750GB) which also has a higher rating.

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SmartCard Slot
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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® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
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Intel QuickPath Interconnect
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Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
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Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

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10 February 2014

Toshiba Tecra W50 Toshiba Tecra W50 Toshiba's first mobile workstation is a success. The Tecra W50-A-104 offers a good level of performance, good input devices, an excellent display and a...

28 January 2014

Sales of PCs have fallen by 11% since 2012, according to statistics compiled by Gartner analysts. However, there is one niche market that is still doing well: mobile workstations. This category... Read more…

15 February 2014

Un nouveau venu. Toshiba se lance dans le marché des stations de travail mobiles en proposant une machine très complète en le Tecra W50-A-104. La concurrence déjà bien ancrée doit-elle en... Read more…

28 February 2014

Nieuwkomer. Toshiba betreedt de markt van mobiele workstations met de erg goed uitgeruste Tecra W50-A-104. Moet de bekende concurrentie zich zorgen gaan maken? We zoeken het uit...

18 February 2014

Toshiba 'n?n donan?m bak?m?ndan gerçekten çok güçlü ?? ?stasyonu olan Tecra W50-A modelini inceledik. E?er ofisinizde mühendislik uygulamalar?n?n veya zorlu i?lerin alt?ndan kalkmas? için... Read more…

17 February 2014

Recién llegado. Toshiba se mete en el mercado de las estaciones de trabajo móviles y ofrece un dispositivo muy bien equipado con el Tecra W50-A-104. ¿Tiene que preocuparse la competencia? Lo... Read more…

21 February 2014

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23 May 2014

Hochwertigkeit und Leistungsfähigkeit haben ihren Preis. Diesen Grundsatz bestätigt das Toshiba Tecra W50-A-104 allemal. Denn mit einem Quad-Core-Prozessor des Types i7-4800MQ der neuesten... Read more…

1 February 2014

Toshiba Tecra W50 Toshiba Tecra W50 Toshibas Einstand im Segment der mobilen Workstations ist gelungen. Das Toshiba Tecra W50-A-104 bietet eine gute Performance, gute Eingabegeräte, ein sehr...

Iniziamo dal telaio, che è anche il componente che ci ha meno impressionato. Tradisce la sua derivazione da quello utilizzato sui Tecra A50 e risulta piuttosto flessibile. Si piega in più punti... Read more…

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