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Samsung 355V5C-A04US

It has come a long way for Samsung in the Laptop market and Samsung is now one of the biggest names out there. Hence it isn’t a surprise to see Samsung pushing out laptops in all sizes available. The series-3 is one of the examples of Samsung’s strategy to gain its market share in the laptop category. With a 17-inch display, it serves well for those who tend to use their laptop as a desktop replacement. However, unlike its competitors, Samsung has decided to offer the series-3 in many variants, stretching the price range of this series. It serves well for those who use it just as a multimedia device or even for gamers. The good thing about this laptop is the choice of hardware customization it offers. The Samsung series-3 laptop can be purchased with a AMD processor or even with Intel’s i3, i5 or i7. At the price Samsung is selling it for, it is definitely a better choice over its competitors.

However, it does have some downsides to it. Being a budget friendly device, it doesn’t really offer any kind of luxury look or even anything remotely close to class. We’ve seen much cheaper laptops with lower spec which manages to push better looks. The built quality also shouts budget. They’ve tried to make the plastic exterior look like brushed metal but they seem to have failed at deceiving our eyes. Another huge let down is its low quality display. When all other competitors have started fitting full-HD displays for laptops this size, the series-3 only comes with a 1600 x 900 pixels display. A full-HD display would cost more and only comes with the higher range models. Nonetheless, the Samsung series-3 is still something to consider when you’re choosing a bigger, budget-friendly laptop.

Processor: AMD A-Series A10-4600M, AMD A-Series A4-4300M, AMD A-Series A6-3410MX, AMD A-Series A6-3420M, AMD A-Series A6-4400M, AMD E-Series E-450, AMD E-Series E2-1800, Intel Core i3 2310M, Intel Core i3 2330M, Intel Core i3 2350M, Intel Core i3 3110M, Intel Core i3 3120M, Intel Core i5 2450M, Intel Core i5 3210M, Intel Core i5 3230M, Intel Core i7 2630QM, Intel Core i7 3630QM, Intel Pentium 997, Intel Pentium B940, Intel Pentium B950, Intel Pentium B970, Intel Pentium B980
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 6310, AMD Radeon HD 6320, AMD Radeon HD 6520G, AMD Radeon HD 6540G2, AMD Radeon HD 7340, AMD Radeon HD 7520G, AMD Radeon HD 7660G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics, AMD Radeon HD 7670M, AMD Radeon HD 8750M, Intel HD Graphics (Sandy Bridge), Intel HD Graphics 2000, Intel HD Graphics 3000, Intel HD Graphics 4000, NVIDIA GeForce GT 520MX
Display: 11.6 inch, 14.0 inch, 15.6 inch, 17.1 inch, 17.3 inch
Weight: 1.2kg, 2kg, 2.2kg, 2.3kg, 2.4kg, 2.5kg, 2.6kg, 2.65kg, 2.7kg, 2.8kg
Price: 400, 500, 550, 600, 700, 1000 euro
Average Score: 71.36% - average
Average of 28 scores (from 41 reviews)
price: 81%, performance: 63%, features: 63%, display: 68%
mobility: 75%, workmanship: 79%, ergonomy: 77%, emissions: 79%

 

Samsung 300E5A-S02EE

Specifications

Samsung 300E5A-S02EENotebook: Samsung 300E5A-S02EE
Processor: Intel Core i3 2310M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 520MX
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.4kg
Links:  Samsung notebook section

 

Samsung Series 3 300E: egy friss 15,6 hüvelykes
Source: Prohardver.hu HU→EN
Positive: design, matte display, good connections, price; negativ: warm, loud, no USB 3.0
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/04/2012

 

Samsung 300V5AH-S02HU

Specifications

Samsung 300V5AH-S02HUNotebook: Samsung 300V5AH-S02HU
Processor: Intel Core i3 2310M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 520MX
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.5kg
Links:  Samsung notebook section

 

Samsung Series 3 300V – mindenes gép jó áron
Source: Prohardver.hu HU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/19/2012

 

Samsung 300E5A-S01

Specifications

Samsung 300E5A-S01Notebook: Samsung 300E5A-S01
Processor: Intel Core i3 2330M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 520MX 1024 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.3kg
Price: 550 euro
Links:  Samsung notebook section

Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

80% Review Samsung 300E5A-S01 Notebook | Notebookcheck
Is a little more OK? The Samsung 300E5A wants to stand out with high mobility at a low price, despite the lack of ULV hardware. Even the odd game isn't a problem for the Office notebook thanks to the switchable Nvidia GPU.
80% Test Samsung 300E5A-S01 Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/22/2012
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 80% display: 67% mobility: 85% workmanship: 81% ergonomy: 81% emissions: 88%
Samsung 300V - nenápadně s výkonem
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/07/2012

 

Samsung 300V5A-S07AT

Specifications

Samsung 300V5A-S07ATNotebook: Samsung 300V5A-S07AT
Processor: Intel Core i3 2310M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 520MX
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.6kg
Price: 500 euro
Links:  Samsung notebook section

Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

80% Samsung 300V5A - Erős közepes
Source: NotebookTV.hu HU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/07/2012
Rating: Total score: 80%
Samsung NP300V5A teszt
Source: Laptopkalauz HU→EN
Positive: Performance of VGA; Matte display; Cool and quiet at idle mode. Negative: Orange color.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/29/2012

 

Samsung 305U1A-A02DE

Specifications

Samsung 305U1A-A02DENotebook: Samsung 305U1A-A02DE
Processor: AMD E-Series E-450
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 6310
Display: 11.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 1.2kg
Price: 500 euro
Links:  Samsung notebook section

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

 

83% Samsung Serie 3 305U1A A02
Source: Notebookinfo German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/28/2012
Rating: Total score: 83% performance: 80% display: 85% mobility: 70% ergonomy: 90% emissions: 80%

 

Samsung 305E7A-S03DE

Specifications

Samsung 305E7A-S03DENotebook: Samsung 305E7A-S03DE
Processor: AMD A-Series A6-3420M
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 6540G2 1024 MB
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels
Weight: 2.65kg
Price: 550 euro
Links:  Samsung notebook section
 305E7A-S03DE (Model)

 

79% Review Samsung Series 3 305E7A-S03DE Notebook | Notebookcheck
With the power of two cores. An AMD quad core and a second graphics card in a crossfire configuration are to boost the performance of Samsung's multimedia entry-level machine. Why the 305E7A can't completely convince us despite the good input devices and low emissions is revealed here, in our review.
Samsung NP305E7A - Budget-Gerät mit AMDs Llano
Source: HardwareLuxx German DE→EN
Positive: price, casing, matte and bright display, low energy consumption; negative: CPU-performance, low contrast of display, low value of material
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/24/2012

 

Samsung 300E4A-A01

Specifications

Samsung 300E4A-A01Notebook: Samsung 300E4A-A01
Processor: Intel Pentium B940
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 2000
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2kg
Links:  Samsung notebook section

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

 

65% Обзор бюджетного ноутбука Samsung Series 3 NP300E4A-A01
Source: Retera RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/16/2012
Rating: Total score: 65% performance: 44% display: 40% mobility: 60% emissions: 75%

 

Samsung 305U1A-A01FR

Specifications

Samsung 305U1A-A01FRNotebook: Samsung 305U1A-A01FR
Processor: AMD E-Series E-450
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 6320
Display: 11.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 1.2kg
Price: 400 euro
Links:  Samsung notebook section

Average Score: 40% - bad
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

40% Samsung Serie 3 NP305U1A-A01FR
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/13/2012
Rating: Total score: 40%

 

Samsung 300V5A-S01

Specifications

Samsung 300V5A-S01Notebook: Samsung 300V5A-S01
Processor: Intel Core i7 2630QM
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 520MX
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.5kg
Links:  Samsung notebook section

 

Ноутбук Samsung 300V5A: пятнадцатидюймовый представитель Samsung Series 3
Source: 3DNews.ru RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/13/2012

 

Samsung 300E5Z-S02RS

Specifications

Samsung 300E5Z-S02RSNotebook: Samsung 300E5Z-S02RS
Processor: Intel Core i3 2350M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 520MX
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.3kg
Price: 500 euro
Links:  Samsung notebook section

 

Samsung NP300E5Z-S02RS
Source: Itsvet HR→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/22/2012

 

Samsung 300E5Z-S03RS

Specifications

Samsung 300E5Z-S03RSNotebook: Samsung 300E5Z-S03RS
Processor: Intel Pentium B950
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 520MX
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.3kg
Price: 400 euro
Links:  Samsung notebook section

 

Samsung NP300E5Z-S03RS
Source: Itsvet HR→EN
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 03/14/2012

 

Samsung 305U1A-A04

Specifications

Samsung 305U1A-A04Notebook: Samsung 305U1A-A04
Processor: AMD E-Series E-450
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 6320
Display: 11.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 1.2kg
Links:  Samsung notebook section

Average Score: 50% - poor
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

50% Обзор субноутбука Samsung Series 3 305U1A-A04
Source: Retera RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/20/2012
Rating: Total score: 50% performance: 35% display: 45% mobility: 42% emissions: 38%

 

Samsung 300V5A-S03AT

Specifications

Samsung 300V5A-S03ATNotebook: Samsung 300V5A-S03AT
Processor: Intel Core i3 2310M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 520MX
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.6kg
Links:  Samsung notebook section

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

 

80% Samsung 300V5A - Erős közepes
Source: NotebookTV.hu HU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/16/2012
Rating: Total score: 80%

 

Samsung 300E5Z-A02RS

Specifications

Samsung 300E5Z-A02RSNotebook: Samsung 300E5Z-A02RS
Processor: Intel Core i5 2450M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 3000
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.3kg
Price: 500 euro
Links:  Samsung notebook section

 

Samsung NP300E5Z-A02RS
Source: Itsvet HR→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/17/2012

 

Samsung 300E5A-A02

Specifications

Samsung 300E5A-A02Notebook: Samsung 300E5A-A02
Processor: Intel Core i5 2450M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 3000
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.2kg
Price: 600 euro
Links:  Samsung notebook section

 

Samsung Serie 3 300E5A A02
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/29/2012
Rating: performance: 70% features: 30% display: 50% mobility: 70% workmanship: 70% ergonomy: 50%

 

Samsung 305V5A-S0A

Specifications

Samsung 305V5A-S0ANotebook: Samsung 305V5A-S0A
Processor: AMD A-Series A6-3410MX
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 6540G2
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.4kg
Links:  Samsung notebook section

 

Видеообзор Samsung NP305V5A-S0A
Source: F1CD RU→EN
Positive: Good performance; Good display; Ergonomic keyboard; Stylish design. Negative: No USB 3.0; No ExpressCard; Problems with heating.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/15/2012

 

Samsung 305V5A-S01

Specifications

Samsung 305V5A-S01Notebook: Samsung 305V5A-S01
Processor: AMD A-Series A6-3410MX
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 6520G
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.5kg
Links:  Samsung notebook section

 

Samsung NP305V - pasivně chlazené AMD
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN
Positive: Silent cooling; Good battery life. Negative: No eSATA ; No USB 3.0.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/22/2012

 

Samsung 300E5A-A01DX

Specifications

Samsung 300E5A-A01DXNotebook: Samsung 300E5A-A01DX
Processor: Intel Core i3 2330M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 3000
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.3kg
Price: 600 euro
Links:  Samsung notebook section

Average Score: 78.33% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)

 

80% Samsung NP300E5A-A01DX review
Source: PC Advisor English
The Samsung Series 3 300E5A is a relatively inexpensive laptop and its price ought to mean a fair few cut corners. In fact, Samsung has made cuts in appropriate places except where the screen is concerned and even that will be fine if your needs don’t include a lot of video viewing.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/08/2012
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 60% features: 70% ergonomy: 80%
80% Samsung NP300E5A-A01DX review
Source: PC Advisor English
The Samsung NP300E5A-A01DX packs considerable pace for its price, although we had a few issues with the screen and the keyboard. We’re also not sure the lid would stand up to repeated use. If supplies of this one are low, it’s well worth keeping an eye out for its more powerful brother, the NP300E5A-S01UK, at around £500.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/12/2012
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 80% features: 70% ergonomy: 60%
75% Samsung Series 3 NP300E5A 15in notebook
Source: Reg Hardware English
The Samsung Series 3 NP300E5A-A01DX is a nice enough budget notebook but it exists in an incredibly cluttered market. Indeed, just about the only thing that makes it stand out from the competition is its styling and the screen's matt finish, which is certain to find favour for many tired of seeing overhead lighting and typing manoeuvres reflected in a mirror display laptop.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/21/2012
Rating: Total score: 75%

 

Samsung 300E5C-A05DE

Specifications

Samsung 300E5C-A05DENotebook: Samsung 300E5C-A05DE
Processor: Intel Core i3 2310M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 3000
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.6kg
Price: 500 euro
Links:  Samsung notebook section

Average Score: 85% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

85% Preiswertes Arbeitsgerät mit langer Akkulaufzeit
Source: Notebookinfo German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/20/2012
Rating: Total score: 85% performance: 75% display: 80% mobility: 90% ergonomy: 90% emissions: 85%

 

Samsung 355V5C-S01

Specifications

Samsung 355V5C-S01Notebook: Samsung 355V5C-S01
Processor: AMD A-Series A10-4600M
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 7660G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.5kg
Price: 1000 euro
Links:  Samsung notebook section
 355V5C-S01 (Model)

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

 

60% Samsung Series 3 NP355V5C review
Source: Techradar English
Though the Samsung Series 3 seems attractive on paper for its price, a closer look doesn't bear this out. Disappointing performance scores and battery life, along with a few missing specs, take the edge off what is otherwise a very capable machine. The Series 3 355V5C-S01 isn't bad, but it's not a great machine either.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/03/2012
Rating: Total score: 60%

 

Samsung 305E5A-A07US

Specifications

Samsung 305E5A-A07USNotebook: Samsung 305E5A-A07US
Processor: AMD A-Series A6-3420M
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 6520G
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.3kg
Price: 500 euro
Links:  Samsung notebook section
 305E5A-A07US (Model)

Average Score: 40% - bad
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

40% Samsung Series 3 NP305E5A-A07US 15.6-inch Laptop PC
Source: Comp Reviews English
Samsung may have made a more affordable version of their Series 3 laptop by switching over to the AMD Fusion platform for the NP305E5A but they didn't make enough improvements to keep up with other options available. The few things going for it including a better than average keyboard and trackpad and Bluetooth connectivity.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/24/2012
Rating: Total score: 40%

 

Samsung 355V5C-S03FR

Specifications

Samsung 355V5C-S03FRNotebook: Samsung 355V5C-S03FR
Processor: AMD A-Series A10-4600M
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 7670M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.3kg
Price: 700 euro
Links:  Samsung notebook section

Average Score: 62.33% - poor
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)

 

60% Notebook Review: Samsung Series 3 NP355V5C
Source: Digital Versus English
Without excelling in any particular area, the Samsung NP355V5C does have enough power to handle a relatively wide range of tasks (productivity, games, reasonably demanding programmes). It has good connectivity, satisfactory battery life and more than enough storage space. Too bad about the low contrast. Let's hope AMD makes some quick changes to its graphics driver, which requires a certain amount of expertise.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/25/2013
Rating: Total score: 60%
60% SAMSUNG SERIE 3 NP355V5C-S03FR
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/15/2012
Rating: Total score: 60%
67% Samsung Series 3 355V5C
Source: Dinside NO→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/26/2013
Rating: Total score: 67%

 

Samsung 300E5E-A05CA

Specifications

Samsung 300E5E-A05CANotebook: Samsung 300E5E-A05CA
Processor: Intel Core i5 3230M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4000
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.2kg
Price: 700 euro
Links:  Samsung notebook section
 300E5E-A05CA (Model)

Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

80% Samsung Series 3 NP300E5E-A05CA
Source: IT Reviews English
When shopping for a laptop, it’s easy to find a PC that offers all of the necessary performance and features—it’s find all that at an affordable price that’s difficult. The Samsung Series 3 NP300E5E-A05CA balances performance with price, making it a smart bet for mainstream shoppers.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/12/2013
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Samsung Series 3 NP300E5E-A05CA
Source: PC Mag English
The Samsung Series 3 NP300E5E-A05CA is an attractive, moderately priced mainstream laptop that offers solid performance and battery life without breaking the bank. While not perfect—I wish it had at least one USB 3.0 port—it's still a smart buy, making it our Editors' Choice for mainstream laptops in this batch of Canadian systems.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/10/2013
Rating: Total score: 80%

 

Samsung NP370R5V

Specifications

Samsung NP370R5VNotebook: Samsung NP370R5V
Processor: Intel Core i3 3110M
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 8750M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2kg
Links:  Samsung notebook section

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

 

78% Samsung Series 3 NP370R5V teszt
Source: Laptopkalauz HU→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/11/2013
Rating: Total score: 78% display: 60% mobility: 100% workmanship: 90% emissions: 70%

 

Samsung 300E5C-A02US

Specifications

Samsung 300E5C-A02USNotebook: Samsung 300E5C-A02US
Processor: Intel Core i5 3210M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4000
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2kg
Links:  Samsung notebook section

Average Score: 91% - very good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

91% Teszt: Samsung Series 3 2013 – Belépőszint extrákkal
Source: Wikitech HU→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/12/2013
Rating: Total score: 91% price: 100% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 80%

 

Samsung 355E5C-A01HS

Specifications

Samsung 355E5C-A01HSNotebook: Samsung 355E5C-A01HS
Processor: AMD E-Series E2-1800
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 7340
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.3kg
Links:  Samsung notebook section

 

Samsung Series 3 355E NP355E5C-A01HS
Source: Itsvet HR→EN
Positive: Solid performance; great autonomy; good price. Negative: Only 2GB of RAM.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/28/2013

 

Samsung 350E7C-S02CZ

Specifications

Samsung 350E7C-S02CZNotebook: Samsung 350E7C-S02CZ
Processor: Intel Pentium B970
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics (Sandy Bridge)
Display: 17.1 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels
Weight: 2.7kg
Links:  Samsung notebook section

 

Recenze: Samsung NP350E - ve velkém pro nenáročné
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN
Positive: Comfortable keyboard; dedicated graphics; quiet mode. Negative: Loud touchpad buttons; occasional problems with silent mode.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/05/2013

 

Samsung 300E5E-S01PL

Specifications

Samsung 300E5E-S01PLNotebook: Samsung 300E5E-S01PL
Processor: Intel Core i3 3120M
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 8750M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.2kg
Links:  Samsung notebook section

Average Score: 63% - average
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

63% Samsung NP300E5E-S01PL
Source: Benchmark.pl Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/01/2013
Rating: Total score: 63% performance: 60% display: 70% mobility: 73% workmanship: 70% ergonomy: 60%

 

Samsung 350E7C-S07PL

Specifications

Samsung 350E7C-S07PLNotebook: Samsung 350E7C-S07PL
Processor: Intel Pentium B980
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 7670M
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels
Weight: 2.8kg
Links:  Samsung notebook section

Average Score: 77% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

77% Samsung NP350E7C-S07PL
Source: Benchmark.pl Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/04/2013
Rating: Total score: 77% performance: 50% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 70% ergonomy: 70%

 

Samsung 350V5C-A01RS

Specifications

Samsung 350V5C-A01RSNotebook: Samsung 350V5C-A01RS
Processor: Intel Core i3 3110M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 3000
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.5kg
Links:  Samsung notebook section

 

Samsung Series 3 350V - NP350V5C-A01RS
Source: Itsvet HR→EN
Positive: Solid performance; great autonomy; good price.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/14/2013

 

Samsung 370R5E-S06PL

Specifications

Samsung 370R5E-S06PLNotebook: Samsung 370R5E-S06PL
Processor: Intel Pentium 997
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 8750M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2kg
Links:  Samsung notebook section

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

 

80% Samsung SERIES 3 (NP370R5E-S06PL)
Source: Benchmark.pl Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/15/2013
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 50% display: 80% mobility: 83% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 90% emissions: 90%

 

Samsung 350E7C-S09PL

Specifications

Samsung 350E7C-S09PLNotebook: Samsung 350E7C-S09PL
Processor: Intel Core i7 3630QM
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 7670M
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels
Weight: 2.8kg
Links:  Samsung notebook section

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

 

80% Samsung NP350E7C-S09PL
Source: Benchmark.pl Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/31/2013
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 70% display: 80% mobility: 73% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 80% emissions: 90%

 

Samsung 355V5C-S0FDE

Specifications

Samsung 355V5C-S0FDENotebook: Samsung 355V5C-S0FDE
Processor: AMD A-Series A4-4300M
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 7670M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.3kg
Price: 500 euro
Links:  Samsung notebook section

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

 

65% Flotte Grafik und lahme CPU
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/05/2013
Rating: Total score: 65% price: 65% performance: 32% features: 80% display: 72% mobility: 59% ergonomy: 76%

 

Samsung 355V5C-A04US

Specifications

Samsung 355V5C-A04USNotebook: Samsung 355V5C-A04US
Processor: AMD A-Series A6-4400M
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 7520G
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.3kg
Price: 500 euro
Links:  Samsung notebook section
 355V5C-A04US (Model)

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

 

60% Samsung Series 3 NP355V5C-A04US 15.6-inch Laptop Review
Source: Comp Reviews English
Samsung's Series 3 laptop is still your basic budget laptop. It has improved a bit in terms of features such as having USB 3.0 now, the system still lacks much to really make it better than average. Its most notable feature is the anti-glare screen but beyond that and its comfortable keyboard, there are laptops at this price point that offer more performance, better battery life or more portability.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/13/2013
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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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 520MX:

Entry level graphics card based on the GF119 chip with a 64 Bit memory bus. Compared to the GT 520M, the MX is higher clocked.

AMD Radeon HD 6540G2: Dual Graphics (asymmetrical CrossFire) combination of a dedicated Radeon HD 6450M or 6470M and a 6520G APU graphics card (in the processor core of the A-Series).

AMD Radeon HD 7660G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics: Dual Graphics (asymmetrical CrossFire) combination of a dedicated Radeon HD 7670M  and a 7660G processor graphics card (in the processor core of the A-Series). Only in some cases faster than the dedicated GPU alone and furthermore it sometimes suffers from micro stuttering.

AMD Radeon HD 7670M: Renamed Radeon HD 6650M and therefore still produced in 40nm.

Intel HD Graphics 4000: Processor graphics card in the high end Ivy Bridge models. Offers a different clock speed in the different CPU models (ULV to desktop quad core) and therefore a different performance.

AMD Radeon HD 7520G: Processor graphics card that is built into the Trinity A6 series APUs from AMD (e.g. A6-4400M). Based on the VLIW4 architecture of the Radeon HD 6900 desktop series.

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

AMD Radeon HD 6310: Integrated graphics card in the Zacate netbook processors (e.g. E-350 and E-240) featuring an UVD3 video decoder and no dedicated memory.

Intel HD Graphics 2000: Integrated graphics card in the Intel Sandy Bridge processors (Core ix-2xxx). The 2000  is the slower, internally GT1 called, version with 6 Execution Units (EUs).

AMD Radeon HD 6320:

Integrated graphics card in the Zacate netbook processors (e.g. E-450) featuring an UVD3 video decoder and no dedicated memory. Thanks to TurboCore, it can automatically overclock to 600 MHz.

AMD Radeon HD 7340: Integrated processor graphics card in the 2nd generation of Zacate APUs (e.g., E2-1800). Due to Turbo Core, the graphics card can clock from 523 to 680 MHz and is based on the same core as the Radeon HD 6320 (1. generation Zacate).

Intel HD Graphics (Sandy Bridge): Processor graphics card which is integrated in the Sandy Bridge Pentium and Celeron processors. Similar to the desktop HD Graphics 2000 and not related to the old Arrandale processor graphics with the same name.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

Intel HD Graphics 3000: Integrated graphics card in the Intel Sandy Bridge processors (Core ix-2xxx). The HD 3000 is the faster (internally GT2 called) version with 12 Execution Units (EUs).

AMD Radeon HD 6520G:

Integrated processor graphics card (in the A6-Series of Llano APUs) without dedicated graphics memory and only 320 of the 400 shader cores.

With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

AMD Radeon HD 8750M: Mid-range graphics card based on the GCN architecture.

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


Intel Core i3:

2310M:

Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. The CPU is clocked at 2.1 GHz and features the Turbo Boost 2.0 only for the graphics card (650/1100MHz).

2330M:

Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. The CPU is clocked at 2.2 GHz and features the Turbo Boost 2.0 only for the graphics card (650/1100MHz).

2350M:

Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. The CPU is clocked at 2.3 GHz and features the Turbo Boost 2.0 only for the graphics card.

3110M: Ivy-Bridge-based dual-core, 2.4 GHz core clock (no turbo), includes HD 4000 GPU

3120M: Ivy-Bridge-based dual-core, 2.5 GHz core clock (no turbo), includes HD 4000 GPU

AMD E-Series:

E-450:

Dual Core low power processor with an integrated graphics cards. The processor is on a level with Celeron SU2300 (1.2 GHz) and the GPU part about as fast as an Nvidia ION (2).

E2-1800: Dual Core low power processor with an integrated graphics cards. The processor is on a level with Celeron SU2300 (1.2 GHz) and the GPU part about as fast as an Nvidia ION (2).

AMD A-Series:

A6-3420M: Llano quad-core APU clocked at 1.4-2.3 GHz (Turbo Core) featuring an integrated Radeon 6520G (320 cores, 400MHz) graphics card.

A6-3410MX: Llano quad-core APU clocked at 1.6-2.3 GHz (Turbo Core) featuring an integrated Radeon 6520G (320 cores, 400MHz) graphics card.

A10-4600M: Mobile Quad-Core processor with only two FP calculation units and an integrated Radeon HD 7660G graphics card. 

A4-4300M: Dual-Core APU of the Trinity line with an integrated Radeon HD 7420G graphics card.

A6-4400M: Dual-Core APU of the Trinity line with an integrated Radeon HD 7520G graphics card.

Intel Pentium:

B940:

Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. Due to the Pentium brand, many features of the Sandy Bridge core are deactivated.

B950:

Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. Due to the Pentium brand, many features of the Sandy Bridge core are deactivated.

B970:

Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. Due to the Pentium brand, many features of the Sandy Bridge core are deactivated.

B980: Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. Due to the Pentium brand, many features of the Sandy Bridge core are deactivated.

997: Ultra Low Voltage Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. Due to the Pentium brand, many features of the Sandy Bridge core are deactivated.

Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  

2630QM: Fast Quad-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. 

3630QM: An Ivy Bridge-based quad-core processor clocked at 2.4 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.4 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4000 GPU and a dual channel DDR3 memory controller.

Intel Core i5:

2450M: Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. The CPU is clocked at 2.5 GHz (Turbo Boost 2.8-3.1 GHz) and the GPU at 650 (1300 MHz Turbo).

3230M: Fast Ivy-Bridge-based dual-core, includes HD 4000 GPU, core clock 2.6 - 3.2 GHz

3210M: Fast Ivy-Bridge-based dual-core, includes HD 4000 GPU, core clock 2.5 - 3.1 GHz


» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


1.2 kg:

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal.

2.8 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.


71.36%: 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, 2012-02-14 (Update: 2012-05-26)