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Samsung NP-RF710-S06DE

Specifications

Samsung NP-RF710-S06DENotebook: Samsung NP-RF710-S06DE (RF710 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i7 720QM
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 420M 2048 MB
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.9kg
Price: 1340 euro
Average Score: 78.33% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 81%, features: 80%, display: 69% mobility: 69%, workmanship: 84%, ergonomy: 83%, emissions: 82%

Reviews for the Samsung NP-RF710-S06DE

79% Review Samsung RF710 Notebook | Notebookcheck
Sophisticated entertainer. Looking for a 17-inch multimedia notebook which not only looks stunning but also has some power under the hood? Look no further than the Samsung RF710. A quad-core processor, 6 GB of RAM and a Blu-Ray DVD drive are just a few of the highlights.
77% Test: Samsung RF710 S06
Source: Notebookinfo German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/28/2010
Rating: Total score: 77% performance: 78% features: 85% display: 70% mobility: 68% ergonomy: 80% emissions: 76%
79% Test Samsung RF710 Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/11/2010
Rating: Total score: 79% performance: 82% display: 68% mobility: 69% workmanship: 84% ergonomy: 84% emissions: 85%
Samsung RF710
Source: HardwareLuxx German DE→EN
positive: workmanship, USB; negative: mirroring display
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/20/2011

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GT 420M: The GT 420M is an GF108 based middle class GPU with DirectX 11 support.

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

» 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.  


720QM: The Core i7-720QM is the slowes Core i7 Quad Core in 2009 and clocks between 1.6 and 2.8 GHz (due to the Turbo Mode). Therefore, it combines the advantages of a slow quad core CPU with a fast single core one. Compared to the faster Core i7 mobile CPUs, the 720QM only features 6MB L3 Cache.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


17.3": Meanwhile the 17 inch display size is a more frequently offered standard format for desktop-replacements. The DTR-laptops can't be carried easily, need much energy but on the other side texts can be read easily and high resolutions are no problem. DTR mainly are intended for stationary usage on desks, where the weight and the energy need are unimportant.
» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.9 kg: This weight is average for notebooks. Therefore the numerous mass of laptops with 15 inch display fits in 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


78.33%: 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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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-12-28 (Update: 2012-05-26)