Samsung R590 Series

Samsung R590-JS01CNProcessor: Intel Core i3 330M, Intel Core i3 350M, Intel Core i5 450M, Intel Core i5 520M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M
Display: 15.6 inch
Weight: 2.6kg, 3.1kg
Price: 800, 850, 1000, 1200 euro
Average Score: 81.43% - good
Average of 7 scores (from 8 reviews)
price: 91%, performance: 86%, features: 80%, display: 58%
mobility: 63%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: 79%, emissions: 66%

 

Samsung R590

Specifications

Notebook: Samsung R590
Processor: Intel Core i3 330M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.6kg
Price: 800 euro
Links:  Samsung notebook section

Average Score: 88% - very good
Average of 4 scores (from 4 reviews)

 

90% Samsung R590 Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
A powerful, flexible and good-looking laptop, the R590 can service all your computing needs without breaking the bank.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/30/2010
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 90% performance: 90% features: 80% mobility: 60%
80% Samsung R590 review
Source: Techradar English
The R590 is further evidence of Samsung creating some truly great laptops lately. The new design is great, as is the power, performance and usability on offer, making this laptop hard to ignore.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/17/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%
82% Test Samsung NP-R590 Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/25/2010
Rating: Total score: 82% performance: 89% display: 74% mobility: 76% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 79% emissions: 85%
100% Design Individualisten im Test
Source: e-media - 11/10 German
Comparison, , Long, Date: 06/01/2010
Rating: Total score: 100% price: 100% performance: 76% mobility: 80%

 

Samsung R590-JS01

Specifications

Samsung R590-JS01Notebook: Samsung R590-JS01
Processor: Intel Core i3 350M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.6kg
Price: 1000 euro
Links:  Samsung notebook section

Average Score: 65% - average
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

65% Обзор мультимедийного ноутбука Samsung R590-JS01
Source: Retera RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/12/2010
Rating: Total score: 65% performance: 77% display: 42% mobility: 34% emissions: 46%

 

Samsung R590-JS02AU

Specifications

Samsung R590-JS02AUNotebook: Samsung R590-JS02AU
Processor: Intel Core i5 450M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.6kg
Price: 1000 euro
Links:  Samsung notebook section

Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

70% Samsung R590-JS02AU notebook
Source: Good Gear Guide English

You probably won't want to use the R590 away from home or the office much: it is rather thick and cumbersome to travel with, despite being relatively light. The glossy screen is prone to reflecting lights, but it is bright enough to be used outdoors as long as it's not in direct sunlight — you could use it on a balcony without any problems.


Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/27/2010
Rating: Total score: 70%

 

Samsung R590-JS02UK

Specifications

Samsung R590-JS02UKNotebook: Samsung R590-JS02UK
Processor: Intel Core i5 450M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 3.1kg
Price: 850 euro
Links:  Samsung notebook section

Average Score: 83% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

83% Samsung R590 review
Source: PC Pro English
Powerful, stylish and replete with features; if portability isn’t important, it’s the stand-out choice.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/04/2010
Rating: Total score: 83% price: 83% performance: 100%

 

Samsung R590-JS01CN

Specifications

Samsung R590-JS01CNNotebook: Samsung R590-JS01CN
Processor: Intel Core i5 520M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.6kg
Price: 1200 euro
Links:  Samsung notebook section

 

酷睿i5娱乐新品 15英寸三星R590首测
Source: IT.com.cn zh-CN→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/20/2010

 

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

NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M: The Nvidia GeForce GT 330M is the successor of the GT 230M and technically just a slightly higher clocked GT 240M (but it should still maintain the power envelope of the GT 230M as the naming suggests).

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


Intel Core i3:

330M:

The Core i3-330M is a slower clocked 350M and therefore also lacks the Turbo Boost feature and clocks with max. 2.13 GHz. Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (GMA HD 3150) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.

350M:

The Core i3-350M is technically a Core i5-430M without the Turbo Boost overlocking feature. Therefore, it always clocks with max. 2.26 GHz (of course Speedstep is included). Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (GMA HD) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.

Intel Core i5:

450M: Should be similar to the Core i5-520M but without AES functions.

520M:

The Core i5-520M has only 3 MB L3 Cache (compared to the I7-640M) and clocks between 2.4-2.93 GHz (Turbo Mode). Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (GMA HD 3150) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.


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.

3.1 kg:

This weight is average for notebooks. Therefore the numerous mass of laptops with 15 inch display fits in this class of weight.


81.43%: 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.

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

» Samsung RF510-S01BG
Core i5 480M
» Samsung RF510-S01US
Core i5 460M
» Samsung P580-JS00UK
Core i3 330M
» Samsung RF510-S01
Core i5 560M
» Samsung RF510-S02
Core i5 460M
» Samsung R590-JS02AU
Core i5 450M
» Samsung R590-JS01
Core i3 350M
» Samsung P580 Pro
Core i5 430M
» Samsung R590
Core i3 330M
» Toshiba Qosmio F60-10X
Core i3 330M
» Toshiba Qosmio F60-10U
Core i5 430M
» Acer Aspire 5745
Core i7 720QM
» Toshiba Qosmio F60-10J
Core i5 430M
» Toshiba Qosmio F60
Core i3 330M
» Medion P6622
Core i3 330M

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» Micro Express NBL 5100
Core i7 640M, 3.3 kg
» Samsung R590-JS02UK
Core i5 450M, 3.1 kg

Devices with the same GPU

» Toshiba Satellite P500-1JD
Core i5 480M, 18.4", 4.4 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-08-23 (Update: 2012-05-26)