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Toshiba Satellite M50 Series

Toshiba Satellite M50T-A-10GProcessor: Intel Core i5 4200U
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M
Display: 15.6 inch
Weight: 2.2kg, 2.3kg
Average Score: 57.5% - poor
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 70%, features: - %, display: 70%
mobility: 90%, workmanship: 100%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: 70%

 

Toshiba Satellite M50-A-110

The Toshiba Satellite M50-A-110 is a mid-range to high-end machine. Luxurious materials encase the Toshiba Satellite M50-A-110. Brushed metal and sturdy construction pair with a good design to make one classy looking machine. The black island keys are spacious and comfortable for long hours of use, and the touchpad is responsive. Where it firmly ensconces itself in the mid-range is in some of its specs. With a glossy 1366x768 pixel, the 15.6 inch TN panel could be a letdown for some. As is typical with this particular type of screen, viewing angles are limited, but the image quality is decent for this resolution. Those who are used to Full HD machines will see a lack of detail, but otherwise, this is a decent enough screen. Weighing in at 2.2 kg, this machine just about rides a comfortable weight for portability, considering the power it is capable of.

Powered by the Intel Core i5 4200U Haswell-based ULV dual-core processor clocked in at 1.6 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 2.6 GHz, and the NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M there is enough power under the hood for most tasks. Even moderately demanding games could be played at medium to low settings. This should represent more than enough power for the typical user. Overall, this is a well built machine that will handle most moderately demanding tasks well. 

Specifications

Toshiba Satellite M50-A-110Notebook: Toshiba Satellite M50-A-110
Processor: Intel Core i5 4200U
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.2kg
Links: Toshiba homepage
 Toshiba notebook section

Average Score: 75% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

75% Toshiba Satellite M50-A-110 teszt
Source: Laptopkalauz HU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/22/2013
Rating: Total score: 75% price: 80% performance: 70% display: 70% mobility: 90% workmanship: 100% emissions: 70%
Toshiba Satellite M50-A-110
Source: Itsvet HR→EN
As for the configuration, a 1.6GHz Intel Core i5-4200 dual-core Haswell processor that comes with an integrated Intel HD 4400 graphics card is selected. The system has 4GB of DDR3 RAM available, except one memory slot is free for subsequent upgrades and a standard 750 GB SATA hard. There is also a separate NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M Kepler graphics with 2GB of dedicated memory. For a good autonomy (about 5.5 hrs of average use), the Optimus technology that wisely uses resources of graphical subsystem is in charged, so the separate graphics is used only when necessary. Windows 8.1 operating system is coming pre-installed, so this model at this price is a great deal.
Positive: Excellent workmanship; very good performance; great autonomy; good price. Negative: Mediocre display; no optical drive.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/09/2014

 

Toshiba Satellite M50T-A-10G

Specifications

Toshiba Satellite M50T-A-10GNotebook: Toshiba Satellite M50T-A-10G
Processor: Intel Core i5 4200U
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.3kg
Links: Toshiba homepage
 Toshiba notebook section

Average Score: 40% - bad
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

40% Toshiba Satellite M50t, un PC portable haut de gamme peu convaincant
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/06/2014
Rating: Total score: 40%

 

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.

» 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.


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


2.2 kg:

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

2.3 kg:


57.5%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.

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

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2013-12- 2 (Update: 2013-12- 2)