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Samsung P560 Series

Samsung P560-54PProcessor: Intel Core 2 Duo P8400, Intel Core 2 Duo T5800
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GS
Display: 15.4 inch
Weight: 2.6kg
Price: 1000, 1200 euro
Average Score: 56.67% - poor
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: 40%, performance: 85%, features: - %, display: 70%
mobility: 60%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: 80%

 

Samsung P560-54G

Specifications

Samsung P560-54GNotebook: Samsung P560-54G
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T5800
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GS
Display: 15.4 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels
Weight: 2.6kg
Price: 1000 euro
Links:  Samsung notebook section
 P560-54G (Model)

Average Score: 55% - poor
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

50% Samsung P560-54G
Source: PC Mag English
The Samsung P560-54G ($1,150 street) gives you just about everything you need in a general-purpose laptop except a desirable design. A big 15.4-inch widescreen, an HDMI port, and a midrange Nvidia 3D chipset are praiseworthy, but this machine is a hard sell when the competition is offering similar features for less money. The Samsung P560-54G doesn't skimp on parts, but a sad-looking design and a bloated price tag are huge knocks against it.
2.5 von 5, Leistung gut, Display gut, Mobilität mäßig, Preis schlecht
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/30/2009
Rating: Total score: 50% price: 40% performance: 80% display: 80% mobility: 60%
60% Samsung P560-54G
Source: Laptop Mag English
If 3D abilities are important to you, the $1,299 Samsung P560-54G may be worth a look. Of course, you can configure other makers’ business portables with discrete graphics and get similar performance for a similar price, along with a little more style. Small-business users could get a better deal with the Dell Vostro 1510, or the XPS M1530 if they need a little more muscle. As the new kid on the block, Samsung had to give buyers a reason to jump ship; we can’t say this first effort does so.
3 von 5, Leistung sehr gut, Display mäßig, Emissionen gut
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/11/2008
Rating: Total score: 60% performance: 90% display: 60% emissions: 80%

 

Samsung P560-54P

Specifications

Samsung P560-54PNotebook: Samsung P560-54P
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo P8400
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GS
Display: 15.4 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels
Weight: 2.6kg
Price: 1200 euro
Links:  Samsung notebook section

Average Score: 60% - poor
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

60% Samsung P560-54P 15.4-inch Thin and Light Laptop PC
Source: Comp Reviews English
Samsung's P560-54P is designed to be an affordable 15.4-inch thin and light laptop PC. While it certainly has a minimalistic design akin to a business class laptop, it has tough competition from the likes of Lenovo. While the screen is very bright and colorful thanks to the LED backlighting, the keyboard just doesn't cut it for a machine of this nature. The battery life is also well below Samsung's six hour rating with it generate roughly four hours on the tighest power settings.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/21/2009
Rating: Total score: 60%

 

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 GeForce 9600M GS: Slower clocked 9600M GT and therefore a bit slower and cooler. In conjunction with an 9100M the 9600M GS is able to use HybridPower to save current.

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


Intel Core 2 Duo: This is the Core Duo and Core Solo successor with a longer pipeline and 5-20% more speed without more power consumption. As an addition to the Core Duo design there exists a fourth decoder, an amplified SSE-unit and an additional arithmetical logical unit (ALU).

The Core 2 Duo for laptops is identical to the desktop Core 2 Duo processors but the notebook-processors work with lower voltages (0.95 to 1188 Volt) and a lower Frontside bus clock (1066 vs 667 MHz). The performance of equally clocked notebooks is 20-25% lower than Desktop PCs because of the lower Frontside bus clock and the slower hard disks.

T5800: Entry level dual core processor based on the Merom core without Virtualization support and a low maximum temperature.

P8400:

Middle class dual core CPU with a TDP of 25 Watt. For high end gamer the performance could be not sufficient (for class 1 graphic cards).


15.4: 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. 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.

2.6 kg:


56.67%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.

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

Notebooks from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

» Gigabyte Q1580V
Core 2 Duo T6400
» Samsung P560-54G
Core 2 Duo T5800
» Asus M50VM
Core 2 Duo T9400
» Toshiba Satellite Pro L300D
Core 2 Duo T9500
» HP Pavilion dv5t
Core 2 Duo T9400

Notebooks with the same GPU

» HP TouchSmart IQ830
Core 2 Duo P7450, 25.5", 16 kg
» Medion P6618
Core 2 Duo T6600, 16.0", 3 kg
» Medion P8610
Core 2 Duo T5800, 18.4", 3.8 kg
» Acer Aspire 6930G
Core 2 Duo P8400, 16.0", 3.8 kg
» Asus X83VM
Core 2 Duo P8400, 14.1", 2.6 kg
» Medion P6612
Core 2 Duo P7350, 16.0", 3.5 kg
» HP Pavilion dv7-1025nr
Core 2 Duo P7350, 17.0", 3.6 kg
» Asus M70VM
Core 2 Duo T9400, 17.1", 4.4 kg

Laptops with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

» Apple MacBook Pro 15 inch 2011-10
Radeon HD 6750M, Core i7 2675QM
» Apple MacBook Pro 15 inch 2011-02 (MC721LL/A)
Radeon HD 6490M, Core i7 2635QM
» Apple Macbook Pro 15 inch 2011-02
Radeon HD 6750M, Core i7 2720QM
» LG Haier R450
Mirage 3 671MX, Pentium Dual Core T4400
» Gigabyte Q1580M
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Duo T6500
» ZAReason Verix
GeForce GTS 250M, Core i7 620M
» HP Pavilion dv5t
GeForce 8600M GT, Core 2 Duo T9400
» Toshiba Satellite L300-2C7
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500M, Pentium Dual Core T4300
» MSI GX640-098US
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i5 430M
» Sony Vaio VPC-B11V9EB
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i5 520M
» HP Compaq 6730b
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Duo T9600
» MSI GX640-i5447LW7P
Mobility Radeon HD 5850, Core i5 430M
» Apple MacBook Pro 15 inch i7 2010-04
GeForce GT 330M, Core i7 620M
» Apple MacBook Pro 15 inch 2010-04
GeForce GT 330M, Core i5 520M
» Lenovo ThinkPad R500
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Celeron Dual-Core T3000
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2009-06- 3 (Update: 2012-05-26)