SpecificationsNotebook: 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
Price: 1340 euro
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)
Reviews for the Samsung NP-RF710-S06DE
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.
Source: Notebookinfo 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%
Source: Notebookcheck 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%
Source: HardwareLuxx DE→EN
positive: workmanship, USB; negative: mirroring display
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/20/2011
NVIDIA GeForce GT 420M: The GT 420M is an GF108 based middle class GPU with DirectX 11 support.
Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.
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.
This large display size is used for laptops which are mainly intended for an use on a desk.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.
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.
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.