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Samsung RV510 Series

Samsung RV510-A04UKProcessor: Intel Celeron Dual-Core T3500, Intel Pentium Dual Core T4500
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500M
Display: 15.6 inch
Weight: 2.3kg, 2.5kg
Price: 400, 550 euro
Average Score: 65% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
: - %, performance: - %, features: - %, display: - %
mobility: - %, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

 

Samsung RV510-A08UK

Specifications

Samsung RV510-A08UKNotebook: Samsung RV510-A08UK
Processor: Intel Pentium Dual Core T4500
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.3kg
Price: 550 euro
Links:  Samsung notebook section

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

 

70% Samsung RV510 review
Source: CNet English

Samsung describes the 15.6-inch RV510 as an affordable and powerful laptop. Priced at around £480, it's certainly affordable, but, as it uses a rather lowly dual-core Intel Pentium T4500 chip, can it really be described as powerful? The 15.6-inch Samsung RV510 certainly has its good points, including an excellent keyboard and vibrant screen, but its sluggish processor means it's outclassed by similarly priced rivals.


Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/18/2010
Rating: Total score: 70%

 

Samsung RV510-A04UK

Specifications

Samsung RV510-A04UKNotebook: Samsung RV510-A04UK
Processor: Intel Celeron Dual-Core T3500
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.5kg
Price: 400 euro
Links:  Samsung notebook section

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

 

60% Samsung RV510 review
Source: Techradar English
We always have high hopes for Samsung laptops, but the RV510 unfortunately just doesn't quite deliver, thanks to its irritating keyboard and mouse and performance that is a little underwhelming.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/15/2011
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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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.

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


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.

T4500:

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 Celeron Dual-Core: The Intel Celeron Dual-Core familiy consists out of dual core CPUs for cheap laptops. Compared to the Celeron M single core family the biggest advantage (in addition to the second core) is the Enhanced Speedstep function, which enables the notebook to downclock the CPU in Idle mode. Therefore, the current consumption can be much lower. Compared to the Core (2) Duo or Pentium Dual-Core processors, the Celeron Cual-Core features much less L2 Cache which leads to a lower performance per clock.

T3500: The Celeron T3500 is a stripped down Pentium T4300 with fewer power saving mechanism (e.g. Enhanced Speedstep is missing). Therefore, the performance should be equal to the T4300 in the entry level segment.


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.


2.3 kg:

These sub-notebooks weight less than the average of all notebooks, but represent a heavier class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 13 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.

2.5 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.


65%: 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.

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Samsung 400B5C-A04DE
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Samsung 350V5C-A01RS
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Samsung 355E5C-A01HS
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Samsung 300E5C-A02US
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Samsung 900X4C-A02SE
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Samsung 900X4D-A03DE
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-03- 1 (Update: 2012-05-26)