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Samsung RF510-S01

Specifications

Samsung RF510-S01Notebook: Samsung RF510-S01 (RF510 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 560M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.6kg
Price: 900 euro
Average Score: 78% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)

Reviews for the Samsung RF510-S01

80% Samsung RF510 review
Source: Techradar English
Adding yet another comprehensively featured, high-powered laptop to its impressive range, Samsung's RF510 is a fantastic home media centre. While the Acer's longer battery gave it the edge, this is still a stunning multimedia machine and a worthy runner-up.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/29/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Samsung RF510-S01
Source: Techreview Source English
During testing, the Samsung RF510-S01's battery life was quite poor at only an average of about 2:30, which is way less than comparable models. This is really the main issue with this computer, so make sure you consider it wisely before you decide to purchase this laptop. If you don't intend to use it away from a power source, it's a wonderfully powerful and stylish computer.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 12/27/2010
Rating: Total score: 70%
84% Samsung RF510-S01
Source: Computer Shopper English
If you’re in the market for an affordable mainstream notebook that will plow through your multimedia and productivity workload, put the Samsung RF510-S01 at the top of your list. The RF510 is a highly capable mainstream notebook with Core i5 power and USB 3.0 technology. It's a fine fit for mainstream users who value speed over portability.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/01/2010
Rating: Total score: 84%

Comment

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).

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.


560M:

The Core i5-560M has only 3 MB L3 Cache (compared to the I7-620M) and clocks also between 2.67-3.2 GHz (Turbo Mode). 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.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


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.


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%: 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.

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

Samsung RF510-S01BG
GeForce GT 330M, Core i5 480M
Samsung RF510-S01US
GeForce GT 330M, Core i5 460M
Samsung P580-JS00UK
GeForce GT 330M, Core i3 330M
Samsung R590-JS01CN
GeForce GT 330M, Core i5 520M
Fujitsu LifeBook E780-FP
GeForce GT 330M, Core i7 620M
Toshiba Satellite A665-S6058
GeForce GT 330M, Core i5 450M
Acer TravelMate TimelineX 8572G-624G64Mnk
GeForce GT 330M, Core i7 620M
Toshiba Satellite A660-10X
GeForce GT 330M, Core i7 720QM
Acer Aspire 5745PG-354G50Mnks
GeForce GT 330M, Core i3 350M
Toshiba Satellite A660-12Q
GeForce GT 330M, Core i3 330M
Samsung RF510-S02
GeForce GT 330M, Core i5 460M
Samsung R590-JS02AU
GeForce GT 330M, Core i5 450M
Acer TravelMate 8572TG-5464G64MN
GeForce GT 330M, Core i5 460M
Acer Aspire 5745PG-3882
GeForce GT 330M, Core i5 450M
Packard Bell Easynote TX86-MS2300
GeForce GT 330M, Core i5 540M
Packard Bell EasyNote TX86-JO-025FR
GeForce GT 330M, Core i5 540M
Samsung R590-JS01
GeForce GT 330M, Core i3 350M
Toshiba Satellite A660-156
GeForce GT 330M, Core i5 430M
Acer Aspire 5745G-434G64BN
GeForce GT 330M, Core i5 430M

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

Micro Express NBL 5100
GeForce GT 330M, Core i7 640M, 3.3 kg
Samsung R590-JS02UK
GeForce GT 330M, Core i5 450M, 3.1 kg

Devices with the same GPU

Gateway ID49C05C
GeForce GT 330M, Core i5 430M, 14.0", 2.2 kg
Gateway ID43A03c
GeForce GT 330M, Phenom II X3 P820, 14.0", 2.2 kg
Samsung P480-JS02CN
GeForce GT 330M, Core i5 520M, 14.0", 2.2 kg
Acer Aspire 4741G-432G32Mn
GeForce GT 330M, Core i5 430M, 14.0", 2.2 kg
Toshiba Satellite M645-S4080
GeForce GT 330M, Core i5 460M, 14.0", 2.4 kg
Packard Bell EasyNote NM85-JU-202RU
GeForce GT 330M, Pentium P6100, 14.0", 2.3 kg
Gateway ID49C13u
GeForce GT 330M, Core i5 460M, 14.0", 2.3 kg
Sony Vaio VPCF12M1R
GeForce GT 330M, Core i5 520M, 16.4", 2.4 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-12-26 (Update: 2012-05-26)