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Samsung ATIV Book 8
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Samsung ATIV Book 8 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.4GHz 8GB Jan 2014
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Features - Use the powerful Microsoft Windows 8 operating system- Enjoy multimedia with seamlessly brilliant visual performance- Keep going thanks to long battery life that you can rely on- View... More
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Samsung ATIV Book 8 NP870Z5E-X01HS (korisni?ki test, 06.08.2013)

28 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

This portable PC received an "Editor's Choice" award from Digitaltrends.com who thought it was marvellous and it received a "Recommended" award from Purepc.pl.

Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on eighteen expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, Techradar, PC Advisor.co.uk and Digitaltrends.com this portable PC has an average expert rating of 82 out of 100. This puts this Samsung notebook PC in the top 19% of all the portable PCs of this age and type when ranked by average expert review score.

Nice Design

A number of customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was good looking. Notebookcheck.net mentioned in their review of the Samsung ATIV Book 8 “The Full-HD display is gorgeous and the keyboard top-notch” . Notebookcheck.net also wrote “An stylish aluminum casing”. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and said three years ago “It showed that 15.6in laptops couyld combine top-end gaming power with sleek style” in their review of the Samsung ATIV Book 8.

One customer who reviewed the Samsung ATIV Book 8 considered that it was luxurious. Uk.hardware.info wrote “It's a very deluxe 15.6-inch laptop, both in terms of design”.

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Samsung Laptops Have Good Reviews

Samsung has good average reviews for its many processor core portable PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range compared to other manufacturers.

Good for Gaming

Several people considered that the product was good for gaming. Notebookcheck.net said “Both decent gaming and system performance distinguish this multimedia device”.

Acceptable Noise Level

One Samsung ATIV Book 8 owner who purchased it said that it was quiet. Expert website Notebookcheck.net said “The system operates quietly for” in their review.

Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Across all the portable PCs of this age and type the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 64GB. The ATIV Book 8 has a quite big maximum internal memory supported by processor (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the ATIV Book 8.

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16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The ATIV Book 8 is a 16 PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ATIV Book 8 only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Fairly New PCI Express Slot Version

The PCI Express slot versions of notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the ATIV Book 8 range from 2 to 3. The ATIV Book 8 has a fairly new PCI Express slot version (3) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ATIV Book 8.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 850MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 380MHz. The Samsung ATIV Book 8 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (400 megahertz) amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs of this age and type, the ATIV Book 8 has a full-size keyboard.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative portable PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available including the DELL Precision M6800 which has better reviews.

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Has a Front Camera

The ATIV Book 8 has a front camera. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ATIV Book 8 also have a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ATIV Book 8 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of this age and spec. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the ATIV Book 8 the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Two HDMI Ports

The ATIV Book 8 has more HDMI ports than most of the notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. Most of the portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the ATIV Book 8 only have one HDMI port, however this Samsung portable PC has two HDMI ports.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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Very High Speaker Power

With an speaker power of 4 Watts, the ATIV Book 8 has one of the higher speaker power amongst portable PCs of this age. The average speaker power of laptops that were launched more than a year ago is 1.7W.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacity of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the ATIV Book 8 range from 250GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 830GB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the ATIV Book 8 has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the ATIV Book 8.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

The average battery capacity of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the ATIV Book 8 is 77Wh. With a battery capacity of 91 watt-hours, the ATIV Book 8 has one of the bigger battery capacities amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Eight Battery Cells

Most notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ATIV Book 8 have between two and eight battery cells, including the ATIV Book 8 which has eight battery cells.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of 6,050 milliamperes * hour, the Samsung ATIV Book 8 has one of the bigger battery capacities amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the ATIV Book 8 the battery capacities range from 45mAh to 9,300mAh, and the average battery capacity is 4,000mAh.

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Narrow

The narrowest laptop of a comparable age and type to the ATIV Book 8 is 260mm wide, the widest is 430mm, and the average width is 380mm. With a width of only 376 millimeters, the Samsung ATIV Book 8 is one of the narrower similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the ATIV Book 8 amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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Very Thin

The average height of many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ATIV Book 8 is 27mm, and the heights range from 15mm to 48mm. At only 20.9 millimeters, the ATIV Book 8 is quite thin compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the ATIV Book 8.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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4 Reasons Against

Only 11.2/12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This portable PC has an 11.2/12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most commonly found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on portable PCs of this age and type. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

Alternative laptops that have an HDD storage media currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the DELL Precision M3800.

If you want a notebook PC with a better storage medium then you might also want to look at the Lenovo Y50 (SSD), or the DELL Precision M6800 (SSD) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The ATIV Book 8 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the ATIV Book 8 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

There are a number of other laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen which you might want to consider including the HP Pro ($889.55), the DELL Precision M3800, or the Lenovo Y50.

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Only 1x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

The ATIV Book 8 has a maximum memory slots of 1x SO-DIMM. That's 50% less memory slots than the most frequently found memory slot of 2x SO-DIMM.

A 1x SO-DIMM memory slot is in fact the worst memory slots across all notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ATIV Book 8.

Across similar types of portable PC the best memory slots is 4x SO-DIMM.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Samsung ATIV Book 8

Released Over Two Years Ago

Samsung released the ATIV Book 8 over two years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.4 gigahertz, the ATIV Book 8 has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the ATIV Book 8.

If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the HP Pro ($889.55) (2.6GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Samsung ATIV Book 8 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the ATIV Book 8.

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Average Internal Memory

The ATIV Book 8 has a fairly typical internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ATIV Book 8.

If this Samsung portable PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo Y50 (16GB and higher rated).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the ATIV Book 8 has a fairly typical screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ATIV Book 8.

If this Samsung notebook PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the DELL Precision M6800 (17.3") which is also higher rated.

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Average Weight

The Samsung ATIV Book 8 has a relatively typical weight (2.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ATIV Book 8.

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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 5 hours, the ATIV Book 8 has a relatively standard battery life compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

Portable PCs with a longer battery life that might be worth considering include the DELL Precision M6800 (10h) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

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Processor Thread
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Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
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Memory Slot
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Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
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Optical Drive
Audio
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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WiFi Standard
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
SmartCard Slot
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
ExpressCard Slot
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
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Trial Software
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
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CPU Configuration (max)
Processor Package Size
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
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Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
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Packaging Data
Cable Included
Certificates
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

2 Awards

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Expert Reviews

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1 April 2014

And yet another compelling laptop from Samsung's ATIV 8 line. A high-contrast and bright Full HD screen , an stylish aluminum casing , and both decent gaming and system performance distinguish...

26 December 2013

A great general purpose laptop with a beautiful display and dedicated graphics, but this is a step down from its cheaper predecessor...

5 December 2013

Samsung rebranded its laptop range recently, turning 'Series' products into 'Ativ'. The Samsung Series 7 Chronos we reviewed before cost under £600 but the Ativ Book 8 is priced at more than... Read more…

7 August 2013

With a 1080p touch screen, quad-core processor, discrete graphics and nearly 8 hours of battery life, the Samsung ATIV Book 8 packs a lot into its 15-inch frame...

11 June 2013

The Samsung ATIV Book 8 NP880Z5E-X01NL is an impressive piece of work. Thanks to the quad-core Intel Core i7 processor and the AMD Radeon HD 8870M with 2 GB of video memory the performance is...

The Samsung ATIV Book 8 is the company's premium effort in the popular 15.6-inch category, and it's a fine laptop. In every category, from the display to build quality to performance, this laptop...

Digitaltrends.com

4 November 2011

If you need a portable machine to entertain you on the move, which won't be out of date any time soon, the Samsung Series 7 Chronos is well worth considering. Just don't expect great beauty...

1 April 2014

Un ensemble assez austère. Samsung présente une nouvelle machine abordable dénommée ATIV Book 8. Processeur Haswell, carte graphique Nvidia mais pas d'écran tactile brillant : Samsung compte... Read more…

5 April 2014

Bezuinigingspakket. Samsung introduceert zijn nieuwe en betaalbare ATIV Book 8 met de nieuwste Haswell CPU en Nvidia grafische kaart. In plaats van een glanzend aanraakscherm, berust Samsung nu op... Read more…

24 July 2013

Samsung heeft de Ativ Book 8 voorzien van een snelle processor, een ruime hoeveelheid werkgeheugen en een videokaart waarmee makkelijk een spelletje gespeeld kan worden. De Ivy Bridge-processor...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers np870z5, np870z5g, samsung np880z5ex01, samsung np880z5ex01u, samsung np880z5ex01ub
Barcodes 08806085686618, 08806085965652, 08806085966710, 08806085966758, 08806085971806, 08806085973732, 08806085974944, 08806085975255, 08806086112802
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