Samsung R730 Series

Samsung R730-JB04Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T6600, Intel Core i3 370M, Intel Pentium Dual Core T4300, Intel Pentium Dual Core T4400, Intel Pentium P6100
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500M, Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, NVIDIA GeForce 310M
Display: 17.3 inch
Weight: 2.84kg, 2.9kg
Price: 600, 749 euro
Average Score: 74.14% - average
Average of 7 scores (from 7 reviews)
price: 70%, performance: 65%, features: 52%, display: 52%
mobility: 62%, workmanship: 73%, ergonomy: 74%, emissions: 87%

 

Samsung R730-JS04

Specifications

Samsung R730-JS04Notebook: Samsung R730-JS04
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T6600
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 310M
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels
Weight: 2.9kg
Price: 600 euro
Links:  Samsung notebook section

Average Score: 66% - average
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

66% Обзор мультимедийного ноутбука Samsung R730-JS04 (R730E)
Source: Retera RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/26/2010
Rating: Total score: 66% performance: 54% display: 37% mobility: 42% emissions: 74%

 

Samsung R730

Specifications

Samsung R730Notebook: Samsung R730
Processor: Intel Pentium Dual Core T4300
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500M
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels
Weight: 2.9kg
Price: 600 euro
Links:  Samsung notebook section

Average Score: 72.33% - average
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)

 

80% Samsung R730 review
Source: Techradar English
Where this laptop excels is in the level of style it provides. The combination of a glossy red lid and faux brushed-aluminium palmrest creates a high-end look that belies its low price. If you're seeking the best looking laptop you can find for less than £400, this could be the one for you.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/20/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%
67% Samsung R730 review
Source: CNet English
If we had a pound for every time a manufacturer tried to spice up its range by spraying a laptop lid red, we'd have about £73. Actually, we'd have £74 now that Samsung's released the R730. The Samsung R730 is a pretty decent budget laptop. It's not particularly fast or well equipped, but it's an attractive and dependable day-to-day machine that'll serve you well both for business and pleasure purposes
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/08/2010
Rating: Total score: 67%
70% Samsung R730 - 17.3in Laptop Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
Samsung generally prefers to stick to the mainstream segment of the laptop market and the R730-JA02UK we're looking at today is a good example. It's a 17.3in desktop replacement laptop that retails for around £480, making the Samsung R730 a potential option for anyone who wants a large, functional machine at a reasonable price. There's nothing particularly outstanding about the Samsung R730, but it's a solid, well-made machine that offers good value. Were it £30 or so cheaper it would score higher, but nonetheless it's a decent entry-level option.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/11/2010
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 70% performance: 70% features: 60% mobility: 70%

 

Samsung R730-JS01FR

Specifications

Samsung R730-JS01FRNotebook: Samsung R730-JS01FR
Processor: Intel Pentium Dual Core T4400
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 310M
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels
Weight: 2.9kg
Price: 600 euro
Links:  Samsung notebook section

Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

80% Samsung R730-JS01FR
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/12/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%

 

Samsung R730-JT06

Specifications

Samsung R730-JT06Notebook: Samsung R730-JT06
Processor: Intel Core i3 370M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 310M 512 MB
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels
Weight: 2.84kg
Price: 749 euro
Links:  Samsung notebook section

Average Score: 78% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

78% Review Samsung R730-JT06 Notebook | Notebookcheck
17" newcomer. The R730-JT06 offers a large display diagonal, a chic design and a good keyboard. Are the Intel Core i3 and the GeForce G 310M enough for a notebook of this size? Or should it have come with a bit more?
78% Test Samsung R730-JT06 Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/25/2011
Rating: Total score: 78% performance: 76% display: 66% mobility: 73% workmanship: 85% ergonomy: 81% emissions: 93%

 

Samsung R730-JB04

Specifications

Samsung R730-JB04Notebook: Samsung R730-JB04
Processor: Intel Pentium P6100
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels
Weight: 2.9kg
Price: 600 euro
Links:  Samsung notebook section

 

Samsung R730 JB04
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/26/2011
Rating: performance: 50% features: 30% display: 40% mobility: 50% workmanship: 50% ergonomy: 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 310M: The GeForce 310M is the successor of the GeFore G210M and based on the same chip with very similar clock rates (shader speed +30MHz to 1530MHz).

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500M: The graphics core of the Intel GL40 and GS40 chipset features a slower clocked GMA 4500MHD (400 versus 533 MHz). Because of the slower core speed, full Blu-Ray Logo support is not given and the gaming performance is a bit worse.

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics: Onboard graphics card that is built in the new Arrandale CPUs (Core i3 / i5 / i7 Dual Cores). Depending on the model and Turbo Boost, the GMA HD is clocked between 166 and 766 MHz.

» 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.

T6600: Entry level Core 2 Duo dual core processor with a small 2MB level 2 cache and without virtualization functions.

Intel Pentium Dual Core: The return of the name Pentium, though it is a Yonah core. In fact, it is a double Core processor with a very good relation of performance to current consumption.

T4300:

Entry - middle class dual core CPU with 1 MB level 2 cache and no virtualization technology. Compared to the Core 2 Duo line, some power saving mechanism are deactivated. 

T4400:

Entry to middle class dual core CPU with 1 MB level 2 cache and no virtualization technology. Compared to the Core 2 Duo line, some power saving mechanism are deactivated. 

Intel Core i3:

370M: The Core i3-370M is a fast clocked Core i3. The TurboBoost, AES, VTd, and Trusted Execution functions are deactivated in the i3-series. Therefore, it always clocks with max. 2.4 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 Pentium:

P6100: The Pentium P6100 is an entry level CPU based on the Arrandale core. Compared to the Celeron P4600, the P6100 offers a bit better performance due to the faster System Bus and an increased Level 3 cache. However, VT-x is not available for the P6100.


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.


2.84 kg:

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

2.9 kg:


74.14%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.

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

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-04- 1 (Update: 2012-05-26)