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Samsung RF510-SO2DE

Specifications

Samsung RF510-SO2DENotebook: Samsung RF510-SO2DE (RF510 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 460M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M 1024 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 2.538kg
Price: 999 euro
Average Score: 78.2% - good
Average of 10 scores (from 13 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 83%, features: 77%, display: 61% mobility: 66%, workmanship: 83%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: 84%

Reviews for the Samsung RF510-SO2DE

84% Review Samsung RF510 Notebook | Notebookcheck
Matt Multimedian. Multimedia performance with Core i5-460M & GeForce GT 330M, paired with office qualities like a matt display, low emissions and good input devices. The perfect 15.6 incher for the consumer bearing ambitions?
Samsung RF510 Notebook
Source: Gadgetspeak English
This was a powerful unit that performed well, if you could lose the shiny lid and reflective screen and add a Blu-ray drive then I think I would have found what for me would be a near perfect system. My only other gripe is why do cards stick out from the multi card slot where others get them to fit snugly in, this could cause problems if you go to put the unit in a case possibly even damaging or removing the card without you seeing.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/04/2011
70% Samsung RF510
Source: Laptop Mag English
The Samsung RF510 provides above-average performance in a stylish and resasonably-priced package. However, in this price range, the Dell XPS 15 provides similar performance with better audio, a more colorful screen, a backlit keyboard, and configuration options such as Blu-ray and a full HD display. If you don't need the muscle of discrete graphics, the Samsung SF510 is an equally stylish system with a 15-inch display, good performance, and long battery life for just $650. But if you're looking for a powerful 15-inch system with a strong keyboard and high-end looks, the Samsung RF510 is a compelling option.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/23/2010
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% Samsung RF510 review
Source: CNet English
We've been dead impressed by some of the laptops Samsung has spawned over the last few months, so our hopes were sky-high for the 15.6-inch Samsung RF510. The Samsung RF510 is a powerful, although not particularly portable, laptop that offers plenty of computer for your cash. Even though no particular feature blew us away, it's a great all-rounder.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/15/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Samsung RF510-SO2UK review
Source: V3.co.uk English
The Samsung RF510-SO2UK is a well designed laptop that's great value for money and can cope with any business task. Samsung has also thrown in some good multimedia components and a great screen and keyboard. Shame about the sub-par audio set up and underperforming battery.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 12/10/2010
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 80% features: 80%
70% Samsung RF510-S02UK review
Source: PC Advisor English
Closest in both specification and price to the HP Pavilion dv6-3130sa, the Samsung RF510-S02UK is a 15.6in laptop that offers many distinctive features which make it a rather different proposition.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/08/2010
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Samsung RF510 Review: Editor’s Choice – Good, Fast and Cheap
Source: Notebooks.com English
The saying goes that you can have something, Good Fast and Cheap — so long as you are OK settling for two out of the three choices. Well, the Samsung RF510 15.6″ notebook goes against popular logic and delivers on all three of these criteria. It is rare to find a notebook that meets or exceeds our expectations in so many areas — and is available under $1,000 which is why we have awarded it a Notebooks.com Editor’s Choice award.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/08/2010
Rating: Total score: 70%
Samsung RF510 First Impressions: Power and Beauty Unite
Source: Notebooks.com English
The Samsung RF510 laptop is, based on our initial testing, an incredibly powerful notebook that’s also beautiful and available for just under $1,000.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/20/2010
Rating: price: 80% performance: 80%

Foreign Reviews

84% Test Samsung RF510 Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/15/2010
Rating: Total score: 84% performance: 84% display: 72% mobility: 76% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 87% emissions: 92%
Samsung RF510-S02
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/30/2010
Rating: performance: 80% features: 70% display: 30% mobility: 40% workmanship: 70% ergonomy: 50%
92% Test: Samsung RF510 S02
Source: Notebookinfo German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/02/2010
Rating: Total score: 92% performance: 95% display: 90% mobility: 90% ergonomy: 96% emissions: 93%
80% Samsung RF510
Source: Techno Zoom Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/11/2011
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
72% Краткий обзор мультимедийного ноутбука Samsung RF510-S02
Source: Retera RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/15/2011
Rating: Total score: 72% performance: 80% display: 42% mobility: 35% emissions: 59%
Samsung RF510 - výkonný univerzál
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN
Performance and equipment food, keyoard poor
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/16/2010

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.


460M: The Core i5-460M has only 3 MB L3 Cache (compared to the I7-620M) and clocks between 2.53-2.8 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.


2.538 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


78.2%: 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.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-11- 4 (Update: 2012-05-26)