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Samsung Book 8
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Samsung Book 8 4 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.4GHz 8GB Jul 2013
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16 Reasons For

Samsung Laptops Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Samsung portable PCs and also specifically for Samsung many processor core portable PCs and found that in both cases Samsung had good reviews.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Samsung Book 8 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution across all many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

Across similar types of portable PC the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-3xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Book 8, the Samsung Book 8 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Samsung Book 8 has a front camera, as do most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Quite High Speaker Power

At 4 Watts, the Samsung Book 8 has a very high speaker power compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Book 8. Notebook PCs of this age and type have speaker power of between 1W and 11W.

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Eight Processor Threads

The Samsung Book 8 is a eight processor thread portable PC. Most of the other laptops of this age and type only have between four and seven processor threads.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Samsung Book 8 has a touch sensitive screen, unlike most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago which do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

Most many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Book 8 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports, including the Samsung Book 8 which has two USB 2.0 ports.

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Eight Battery Cells

Most notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Book 8 have between two and eight battery cells, including the Samsung Book 8 which has eight battery cells.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Narrow

At only 376 millimeters, the Samsung Book 8 is quite narrow compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Book 8. The average width of comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 380mm.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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4 Reasons Against

Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 1x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

The biggest memory slots of the Samsung Book 8 is 1x SO-DIMM. That's 50% less memory slots than the most frequently found memory slot of 2x SO-DIMM.

This notebook PC's memory slots (1x SO-DIMM) is actually the worst memory slots amongst all laptops of this age and spec.

Amongst comparable types of notebook PC the best memory slots is 4x SO-DIMM.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

The Samsung Book 8 is a two USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Samsung Book 8

Released Over Three Years Ago

Samsung released the Book 8 over three years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.4 gigahertz, the Samsung Book 8 has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

If you want a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the HP ENVY 17 ($999.00) (2.5GHz).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Samsung Book 8 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Book 8.

We compared all the other 1TB total storage capacity portable PCs to this notebook PC and we think the Asus N56VZ which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Average Internal Memory

The Samsung Book 8 has a relatively standard internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Book 8.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Samsung Book 8 has a fairly standard screen size compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 15.6" notebook PCs and we think the Lenovo T520 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Portable PCs with a bigger screen size that might also be worth looking at include the MSI GS70 (17").

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Average Weight

At 2.5 kilograms, the Samsung Book 8 has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. 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.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
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
Panel Type
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
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Speaker Power
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Networking
4G WiMAX
Cabling
Networking Standard
Data Network
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
WiFi Standard
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connection
Headphone Connection
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
Keyboard
Windows Key
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Battery
Battery Cell Count
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
Certificates
Other Features
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers np880z5, np870z5, np880z5e, np870z5e, samsung np880z5ex01, samsung np880z5ex01u, samsung np880z5ex01ub
Barcodes 08806085612860, 08806085612877, 08806085749078
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