Samsung 780Z5E-S01UB

Specifications

Samsung 780Z5E-S01UBNotebook: Samsung 780Z5E-S01UB (Series 7 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i7 3635QM
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 8770M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.4kg
Price: 1100 euro
Average Score: 83.33% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 95%, features: 85%, display: 90% mobility: 90%, workmanship: 85%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Samsung 780Z5E-S01UB

80% Samsung Series 7 Chronos NP780Z5E review: smart, powerful desktop replacement machine
Source: PC Advisor English
It's not going to win any awards for sleek design or portability, but the strong performance and multimedia features of the Series 7 Chronos make it a good Windows desktop replacement system, while still offering usable battery life for those occasions when it needs to go out and about.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/30/2013
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 90% features: 80% workmanship: 80%
80% Samsung Series 7 Chronos review
Source: Techradar English
The Samsung Series 7 Chronos is one of the best Windows laptops money can buy, but in this changing world of computing, we urge you as a buyer to consider whether your needs would be served better with a lighter, more mobile machine with less emphasis on huge power. If you're looking for a fantastic laptop today, however, this superb machine comes highly recommended.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/20/2013
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% Samsung Series 7 Chronos 780Z5E review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Samsung Series 7 Chronos is a worthy update to last year’s recommended model. It keeps the top-notch construction, and brings every other aspect of the laptop right into 2013. It has a great touchscreen, a high-quality display, powerful innards and impressive battery life given the power on tap. It’s not a laptop to buy if you want something to take around with you day-in, day-out as it’s just too heavy. But as a semi-portable desktop-replacer, it’s top-notch.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/10/2013
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 80% performance: 100% features: 90% display: 90% mobility: 90% workmanship: 90%

Comment

Model:

Many people dream of slim and robust notebooks and Samsung offers such. With the Samsung 780Z5E-S01UB, Samsung claims to take notebooks to the next level. With Windows 8, this laptop is prepared to provide reliable performance in a sleek and thin design. It looks good and delivers superior performance in an aluminum unibody. Undoubtedly, the build quality of Samsung Series 7 Chronos is top-notch. This laptop comes with a 15,5 inch fullHD (1920 x 1080 pixels) 10-point touchscreen. The high visual quality is not only optimal for multimedia, but also for gaming. The JBL stereo speakers with virtual woofer and sound effects together with the stunning display provide for best user experience. The Samsung Series 7 Chronos is powered by an Intel Core i7 processor and an AMD Radeon graphics card, which provide processing power for professional users. Despite being equipped with high end innards, Samsung claims a battery life of up to 11 hours.

The only downside of this laptop is that it is quite heavy with 2.4 kg. So, mobility is low, but the performance is high. Otherwise it is a great laptop and this time Samsung did almost everything right. The laptop has a high-end build quality, a touchscreen, a high-quality display, powerful innards and an excellent battery life. The Samsung Series 7 Chronos is a worthy option for users looking for powerful and robust, yet beautiful laptops.

AMD Radeon HD 8770M: Mid-range GPU based on the GCN architecture.

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.


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.  


3635QM: An Ivy Bridge-based quad-core processor clocked at 2.4 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.4 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4000 GPU running at 650-1200 MHz on 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.


2.4 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.


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.

Samsung reviews


83.33%: 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.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2013-04-14 (Update: 2013-04-14)