Toshiba Satellite M50-A-11L

Specifications

Toshiba Satellite M50-A-11LNotebook: Toshiba Satellite M50-A-11L (Satellite M50 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 4200U
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M 2048 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.2kg
Price: 700 euro
Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 83%, performance: 78%, features: 70%, display: 58% mobility: 87%, workmanship: 70%, ergonomy: 79%, emissions: 85%

Reviews for the Toshiba Satellite M50-A-11L

76% Review Toshiba Satellite M50-A-11L Notebook | Notebookcheck
Sharp new laptop. Toshiba's M50-A series aims at the large consumer market, choosing the right internals ranging from a high-performance Haswell-generation ULV CPU to a dedicated graphics card for gamers. That our test device still doesn't manage to reach one of the top spots when compared to its similarly specced competitors is mostly due to the chassis as well as the display.

Foreign Reviews

88% Toshiba Satellite M50-A-11L
Source: Chip Test & Kauf - Heft 3/2014 German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 02/16/2014
Rating: Total score: 88%
76% Allround-Laptop mit zu dunklem Display
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/04/2014
Rating: Total score: 76% price: 83% performance: 68% features: 78% display: 46% mobility: 87% ergonomy: 83%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M: Mid-range graphics card of the GeForce GT 700M series. Based on the Kepler architecture and manufactured by TSMC in a 28nm process.

With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


4200U:

Haswell-based ULV dual-core processor clocked at 1.6 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 2.6 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4400 and a dual-channel DDR3 memory controller.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.6": 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. However nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.2 kg: These sub-notebooks weight less than the average of all notebooks, but represent a heavier class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 13 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.


Toshiba: Toshiba Corporation is a multinational conglomerate manufacturing company, headquartered in Japan. The company's main business is in Infrastructure, Consumer Products, and Electronic devices and components. Toshiba-made Semiconductors are among the Worldwide Top 20 Semiconductor Sales Leaders. Toshiba is one of the biggest international notebook-manufacturer. There exist many reviews for Toshiba models.

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80%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2014-02-11 (Update: 2014-02-11)