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Toshiba Tecra A50 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 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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18 Reasons For

Toshiba Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

Toshiba has good average ratings for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range compared to other manufacturers.

16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Toshiba Tecra A50 has more PCI Express lanes (max) than most of the medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Tecra A50. This notebook PC is a 16 PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC compared to most of the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Tecra A50 which only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on laptops of this type and age.

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Fairly New PCI Express Slot Version

The Toshiba Tecra A50 has a quite new PCI Express slot version (3) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Tecra A50. Across all the notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the PCI Express slot versions range from 2 to 3, and the average PCI Express slot version is 2.2.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Tecra A50 is 660MHz, the fastest is 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. The Toshiba Tecra A50 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (1,250 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Tecra A50.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Tecra A50 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels portable PC, which is the most common display resolution.

This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution across all notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Tecra A50.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst comparable types of laptop.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

At 2.6 gigahertz, the Tecra A50 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Tecra A50. The slowest processor clock speed of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz.

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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 laptops that were released around the same time as it. Most notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC 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 across all notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Tecra A50.

Across similar types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Tecra A50 range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB. At 8 gigabytes, the Toshiba Tecra A50 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Has a Front Camera

The Tecra A50 has a front camera. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Tecra A50 also have a front camera.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The Toshiba Tecra A50 has one of the faster maximum turbo frequencies (3.3 gigahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The slowest maximum turbo frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3GHz.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

Across all the laptops of this age and spec the battery capacities range from 23Wh to 100Wh. With a battery capacity of 66 watt-hours, the Toshiba Tecra A50 has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Tecra A50.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on portable PCs of this age and type.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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16 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Tecra A50 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Tecra A50 which have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as 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.

If the storage medium of this notebook PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the T420s (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Quite Small Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory

The Tecra A50 has one of the smaller maximum graphics adapter memory capacity (only 1.696 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Tecra A50 the maximum graphics adapter memory capacity range from 0.38GB to 5.9GB.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Tecra A50 have discrete graphics adapter memory of between 510MB and 4.1GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 1.7GB. The Toshiba Tecra A50 has a fairly small discrete graphics adapter memory (only 1,024 megabyte) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Tecra A50.

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Quite Slow Maximum External Video Mode Refresh Rate

At only 85 hertz, the Toshiba Tecra A50 has a very slow maximum external video mode refresh rate compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Tecra A50. The average maximum external video mode refresh rate of notebook PCs of this type and age is 97Hz, and the maximum external video mode refresh rates range from 85Hz to 100Hz.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Tecra A50, the Tecra A50 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution

The average front camera resolution of portable PCs of this age and spec is 28MP, and the front camera resolutions range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP. With a front camera resolution of only 0.9 megapixels, the Tecra A50 has a fairly low front camera resolution compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Heavy

The Toshiba Tecra A50 is quite heavy (2.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Tecra A50. The average weight of similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Tecra A50 is 2.2kg, and the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg.

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Quite Small Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum graphics adapter memory of laptops of this age and type is 380MB and the biggest is 5.9GB. At only 1,696 megabyte, the Tecra A50 has a fairly small maximum graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Tecra A50.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Quite Slow DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed

The Toshiba Tecra A50 has a quite slow DVD+R double layer read speed (only 6 CD-speeds) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Tecra A50. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have DVD+R double layer read speeds of between 4x and 8x, and the average DVD+R double layer read speed is 6.6x.

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Quite Slow DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed

Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Tecra A50 have DVD-R double layer read speeds of between 4x and 8x. The Toshiba Tecra A50 has a quite slow DVD-R double layer read speed (only 6 CD-speeds) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Tecra A50.

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Very Slow CD-RW Write Speed

The Tecra A50 has a quite slow CD-RW write speed (only 4 CD-speeds) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The average CD-RW write speed of laptops of a comparable type and age to the Tecra A50 is 7.1x, and the CD-RW write speeds range from 4x to 24x.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4.0 LE Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Thick

At 34.9 millimeters, the Toshiba Tecra A50 is quite thick compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Tecra A50. The average height of notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Tecra A50 is 27mm, and the heights range from 2.4mm to 300mm.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Tecra A50

Released Over Three Years Ago

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

Average Screen Size

The Tecra A50 has a relatively average screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Tecra A50.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Toshiba Tecra A50 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

If this medium processor core notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon (512GB).

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Average Battery Life

At 6.3 hours, the Toshiba Tecra A50 has a pretty typical battery life compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

If this notebook PC battery life is not long enough for you then you might want to look at the Asus Zenbook UX301LA (7h).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
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
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
Aspect Ratio
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
External Video Modes Refresh Rate (max)
External Video Modes Non-Interlaced Resolution With Max. Refresh Rate
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Maximum Resolution
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 OpenGL 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-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 Rewrite Speed
CD Write Speed
CD Read Speed
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC)
4G
WWAN
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
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
Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Keys
Keyboard Number of Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Optional Operating System Supplied
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
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 Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel HD Graphics
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Built-In Visuals 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
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
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
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Toshiba Reliability Guarantee
Manual
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Internal Video Mode, Resolution

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Product Identifiers

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