Those who are looking for an affordable gaming solution or want a laptop for casual photo or video editing can take a look at Toshiba Satellite C50-A-0JR. This laptop comprises of Intel core i5-3230M dual core processor that not only performs day to day computing tasks effortlessly but also supports latest PC games. But not all games are playable in high details and settings. Toshiba C50-A-0JR doesn’t come with dedicated graphics but it is integrated with Intel HD 4000 graphics that supports gaming, with the help of powerful processor, and is also capable of running software like Adobe Photoshop Element and Adobe Premiere Element for photo and video editing. However, a dedicated graphics and additional SSD may enhance video editing performance a bit. Still, this laptop is good for those who need to edit small videos. Business user can use it as well. Those who need an entry level computer for AutoCAD can also consider this laptop. However, a workstation grade laptop is suitable if you want to work with architectural software in a professional manner.
Toshiba Satellite C50-A-0JR specification and performance
Other Significant features of Satellite C50-A-0JR are 8GB RAM and 750GB hard drive. The drawback of this laptop is that it is not a touch screen laptop. The laptop is currently listed with price of $700 at Future shop. However, it will be available at a discounted price of $450. Here is a brief review about specifications and performance of this laptop.
Toshiba Satellite C50-A-0JR is equipped with Intel core i5-3230M processor which is a dual core processor and each core is clocked with 2.6 GHz speed. Due to Hyperthreading Technology the frequency can rise up to 3.2 GHz. The processor comprises of 3MB of L3 cache memory. As mentioned earlier, it comes with Intel HD 4000 graphics. Games like Call of Duty Black ops, Guild wars 2, sleeping dog, counter strike global offensive, legend of Pegasus etc. are playable in low to medium details and settings on this laptop.
Toshiba Satellite C50-A-0JR is installed with 8GB DDR3 RAM in two slots and each slot is occupied with 4GB RAM. The speed of the RAM is 1600MHz. 750GB hard drive operates with 5400rpm speed and it comes preloaded with Windows 8.1 operating system.
The 15.6” LED backlit high definition display supports 1366 X 768 pixels resolution which can support up to 720p definition playback but cannot provide full high definition playback.
When it comes to ports and connectivity features, Satellite C50-A-0JR offers 2 USB 2.0 ports, 1 USB 3.0 ports, one HDMI, one VGA port and RJ 45 connector. The laptop comes with HD webcam, with integrated microphone, and a DVD drive as optical drive. Network connectivity is supported by 802.11 b/g/n wi-fi and 10/100 Mbps Ethernet. Bluetooth connectivity is not available with this laptop.
Toshiba Satellite C50-A-0JR comes with 6 cell 48whr battery which can provide 2-5 hours of battery backup, depending upon usage.
Pros of Toshiba Satellite C50-A-0JR
Powerful laptop at an affordable price
8 GB memory
Cons of Toshiba C50-A-0JR
Not Touch screen enabled