Samsung Series 6 Series

Samsung 600B5B-HC1Processor: Intel Core i5 2520M, Intel Core i7 2720QM
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA NVS 4200M
Display: 15.6 inch
Weight: 2.6kg, 2.63kg
Price: 1000, 1100, 1500 euro
Average Score: 81.57% - good
Average of 7 scores (from 7 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 71%, features: 75%, display: 57%
mobility: 77%, workmanship: 91%, ergonomy: 78%, emissions: 84%

 

Samsung 600B5B-S01DE

Specifications

Samsung 600B5B-S01DENotebook: Samsung 600B5B-S01DE
Processor: Intel Core i5 2520M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA NVS 4200M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels
Weight: 2.63kg
Price: 1100 euro
Links:  Samsung notebook section

Average Score: 75.5% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

84% Review Samsung Series 6 600B5B-S01DE Notebook | Notebookcheck
Duracase 2.0. Samsung promises perfect reliability with its business notebook, 600B5B. The 15.6 inch laptop offers a lot of security features and a bright, non-glare screen. Intel's Core i5-2520M (2.5 GHz) and Nvidia's NVS 4200M are responsible for the power. Is the notebook worth its steep price of €1100?
67% Samsung 600B5B review
Source: It Pro English
The Samsung 600B5B is fairly niche, even for a business laptop, but it's also one of the least expensive laptops with a business-certified graphics card. The 600B5B could be ideal for the user that needs 3D performance that can’t be provided by integrated chips. For most other people though, there are better all-rounders available.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/15/2011
Rating: Total score: 67%
84% Test Samsung Series 6 600B5B-S01DE Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/08/2012
Rating: Total score: 84% performance: 80% display: 70% mobility: 80% workmanship: 86% ergonomy: 90% emissions: 84%

 

Samsung 600B5B-S01UK

Specifications

Samsung 600B5B-S01UKNotebook: Samsung 600B5B-S01UK
Processor: Intel Core i5 2520M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA NVS 4200M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels
Weight: 2.6kg
Price: 1000 euro
Links:  Samsung notebook section

Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)

 

80% Samsung NP600B5B-S01UK review
Source: PC Advisor English
If you're after a solid, functional and quick laptop for work there is the Samsung NP600B5B-S01UK. It isn't the most portable model around at 3.7kg so you should think twice if you need to carry every day. The screen is decent and though the keyboard is fine it is let down by a numeric keypad we just found too squashed.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/27/2012
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 80% features: 70% ergonomy: 80%
80% Samsung 600 B5B laptop review
Source: IT Reviews English
Slightly chunky, slightly clunky, a bit heavy, and a bit boring to look at - but sturdy, with a separate numberpad on the keyboard and shock protection for its hard drive. All in all, the Samsung 600 B5B is a solid enough laptop that's suitable for the accident prone among us.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/07/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Samsung 600B5B review
Source: CNet English
The Samsung 600B5B isn't the most beautiful laptop on the market, nor is it the most powerful, but it will happily plough through any office task and won't shy away from the odd knock and bump on the road. If you're after a business laptop with security features your IT department will appreciate, it could be a good option.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/26/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%

 

Samsung 600B5B-HC1

Specifications

Samsung 600B5B-HC1Notebook: Samsung 600B5B-HC1
Processor: Intel Core i7 2720QM
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA NVS 4200M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels
Weight: 2.6kg
Price: 1500 euro
Links:  Samsung notebook section

Average Score: 96% - very good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

Samsung 600B5B-HC1
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/02/2012
Rating: performance: 45% features: 70% display: 30% mobility: 70% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 50%
96% Teszt: Samsung NP600B5B-HC1 – laptop, ami nagyban más
Source: Wikitech HU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/15/2012
Rating: Total score: 96% workmanship: 100% ergonomy: 80%

 

Comment

Samsung: The Samsung Group is composed of numerous international businesses, all united under the Samsung brand in South Korea. The meaning of the Korean word Samsung is "tristar" or "three stars". The Samsung brand is one of the most important brands of South Korea. Samsung is an international notebook manufacturer of medium size according market shares and reviews.

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Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

NVIDIA NVS 4200M: Business Graphics card that is based on the GeForce GT 520M with special BIOS and drivers for business applications. The clock speeds however can in theory slightly surpass the GT 520M, in the Latitude 6420 however they are at a level of the GT 520M.

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


Intel Core i5:

2520M: Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. 

Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  

2720QM: Fast Quad-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. 


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.


2.6 kg:

This notebook is lighter than the average of all notebooks. It is too heavy for sub-notebooks. 14 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.

2.63 kg:


81.57%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.

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

Notebooks with the same GPU

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» Asus Pro B400VC-W3022X
Core i5 3317U, 14.0", 1.7 kg
» Asus BU400VC-W3040X
Core i7 3517U, 14", 1.622 kg
» Dell Latitude E6430 ATG
Core i5 3320M, 14.0", 2.5 kg
» Lenovo ThinkPad T430s
Core i5 3320M, 14", 1.79 kg

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Radeon HD 8330, A-Series A4-5000
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» Fujitsu Celsius H730
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HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge), Celeron N2815
» MSI GE60 2PE-062CZ
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» Toshiba Satellite M50D-A-10Z
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» Asus G56JR-CN141
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HD Graphics (Bay Trail), Celeron N2920
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» MSI GE60-2PE-029UK
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HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3230M
» Toshiba Satellite M50D-A-10D
Radeon HD 8330, A-Series A4-5000
» Toshiba Satellite M50-A-11C
GeForce GT 740M, Core i5 4200U
» Samsung ATIV 670Z5E-X01DE
Radeon HD 8850M, Core i5 3230M
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Radeon R7 M265, Core i5 4200U
» Lenovo Essential M5400
GeForce GT 740M, Core i5 4200M
» Dell Latitude E5540
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4300U
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-10- 7 (Update: 2012-05-26)