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Toshiba Satellite M50 Series

Toshiba Satellite M50D-A-10DProcessor: AMD A-Series A4-5000, Intel Core i3 4005U, Intel Core i5 4200U
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 8330, Intel HD Graphics 4400, NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M
Display: 15.6 inch
Weight: 2.1kg, 2.2kg
Price: 500, 600, 700, 800 euro
Average Score: 76% - good
Average of 6 scores (from 6 reviews)
price: 78%, performance: 66%, features: 68%, display: 53%
mobility: 86%, workmanship: 70%, ergonomy: 82%, emissions: 85%

 

Toshiba Satellite M50-A-108

Specifications

Toshiba Satellite M50-A-108Notebook: Toshiba Satellite M50-A-108
Processor: Intel Core i5 4200U
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.1kg
Links: Toshiba homepage
 Toshiba notebook section

 

Recenze: Toshiba Satellite M50 - s grafikou a výbornou výdrží
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN
Positive: Superior battery life; good price / performance ratio; quiet cooling system. Negative: Low quality display; the stiff touchpad.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/05/2013

 

Toshiba Satellite M50-A-11L

Specifications

Toshiba Satellite M50-A-11LNotebook: Toshiba Satellite M50-A-11L
Processor: Intel Core i5 4200U
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M 2048 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.2kg
Price: 700 euro
Links: Toshiba homepage
 Toshiba notebook section

Average Score: 82% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

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.
88% Toshiba Satellite M50-A-11L
Source: Chip Test & Kauf - Heft 3/2014 German
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%

 

Toshiba Satellite M50-A-11Q

Specifications

Toshiba Satellite M50-A-11QNotebook: Toshiba Satellite M50-A-11Q
Processor: Intel Core i3 4005U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4400
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.2kg
Price: 600 euro
Links: Toshiba homepage
 Toshiba notebook section
 Satellite M50-A-11Q (Model)

Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

80% Toshiba Satellite M50-A-11Q review: worth considering if you're on a tight budget and looking for a good, basic laptop
Source: PC Advisor English
The M50-A-11Q provides very respectable performance, battery life and build quality at a competitive price. It's not perfect, and the screen's limited viewing angles are a clear weakness. Even so, it's well worth considering if you're on a tight budget and looking for a good, basic laptop that can handle most day-to-day computing tasks for less than £500.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/07/2014
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 60% features: 80% workmanship: 80%

 

Toshiba Satellite M50-A-11C

Specifications

Toshiba Satellite M50-A-11CNotebook: Toshiba Satellite M50-A-11C
Processor: Intel Core i5 4200U
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.2kg
Price: 800 euro
Links: Toshiba homepage
 Toshiba notebook section
 Satellite M50-A-11C (Model)

Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

70% Toshiba Satellite M50-A-11C review A powerful mid-range laptop - but it needs a little more polish
Source: Techradar English
The M50 falls down when it comes to its screen quality and physical design, but it's not as if its rivals are any better in this regard – every other machine here makes do with a 1,366 x 768 panel of middling quality, and none offer much more than typically plasticky construction. The Toshiba, instead, makes up ground in benchmarks: thanks to a Haswell processor and discrete core it's faster than any other system here. It's a little more expensive than the competition, but if you prize power over build quality then it's better value than the competition – and the added speed will see this machine last longer, too.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/10/2014
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 80% performance: 80% features: 60% workmanship: 60%

 

Toshiba Satellite M50D-A-10D

Specifications

Toshiba Satellite M50D-A-10DNotebook: Toshiba Satellite M50D-A-10D
Processor: AMD A-Series A4-5000
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 8330
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.2kg
Price: 500 euro
Links: Toshiba homepage
 Toshiba notebook section
 Satellite M50D-A-10D (Model)

Average Score: 66% - average
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

66% Günstig, aber sehr lahm
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/13/2014
Rating: Total score: 66% price: 69% performance: 34% features: 62% display: 45% mobility: 85% ergonomy: 89%

 

Comment

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

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.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

Intel HD Graphics 4400:

ULV integrated GPU (GT2) with 20 EUs found on certain Haswell CPU models.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

AMD Radeon HD 8330:

An integrated GCN-based GPU with 128 shader units and no dedicated VRAM. It is typically clocked at 500 MHz and paired with AMD Richland A4-5000 "Kabini" APUs.

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


Intel Core i5:

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.

Intel Core i3:

4005U: Haswell-based ULV dual-core processor clocked at 1.7 GHz without Turbo Boost support. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4400 and a dual channel DDR3 memory controller.

AMD A-Series:

A4-5000: Quad-core APU for low-end laptops, codenamed Kabini. Based on the Jaguar architecture. Integrates an Radeon HD 8330 graphics card.


» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.1 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.

2.2 kg:


76%: 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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HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge), Celeron 1005M, 15.6", 2.3 kg
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HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4210U, 15.6", 2.3 kg
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Radeon R4 (Beema), A-Series A6-6310, 15.6", 2.2 kg
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HD Graphics 4400, Core i3 4005U, 15.6", 2.2 kg
Toshiba Satellite L50-B-17M
Radeon R5 M230, Core i3 4005U, 15.6", 2.3 kg
Toshiba Satellite L50-B-17C
HD Graphics 4400, Core i3 4005U, 15.6", 2.2 kg
Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B-11C
HD Graphics 4400, Core i3 4005U, 15.6", 2.2 kg
Toshiba Satellite C50-B-122
HD Graphics 4000, Core i3 3217U, 15.6", 2.2 kg
Toshiba Satellite L50-B-1M6
HD Graphics (Bay Trail), Pentium N3530, 15.6", 2.2 kg
Toshiba Satellite C50-B-14D
HD Graphics (Bay Trail), Celeron N2830, 15.6", 2.2 kg
Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B-112
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4210U, 15.6", 2.3 kg
Toshiba Satellite C55-A5140
HD Graphics (Bay Trail), Celeron N2820, 15.6", 2.3 kg
Toshiba Tecra Z50-A-11H
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4200U, 15.6", 1.8 kg
Toshiba Satellite L50-B-1DV
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4200U, 15.6", 2.2 kg
Toshiba Tecra Z40-A-121
HD Graphics 4400, Core i7 4600U, 14.0", 1.5 kg
Toshiba Satellite C50-A-1M0
HD Graphics (Bay Trail), Pentium N3520, 15.6", 2.4 kg
Toshiba Satellite Pro C50-A-1KV
HD Graphics 4600, Core i5 4200M, 15.6", 2.3 kg
Toshiba Satellite L50-B-1DJ
HD Graphics 4400, Core i3 4005U, 15.6", 2.2 kg
Toshiba Satellite P50-A-13C
HD Graphics 4600, Core i7 4700MQ, 15.6", 1.7 kg
Toshiba Tecra Z50-A1503
HD Graphics 4400, Core i7 4600U, 15.6", 1.5 kg
Toshiba Satellite C55D-A-13U
Radeon HD 8400, A-Series A6-5200, 15.6", 2.3 kg
Toshiba Satellite M50D-A-10Z
Radeon HD 8400, A-Series A6-5200, 15.6", 2.2 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2013-11-14 (Update: 2013-11-14)