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Samsung NP940X3G 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB Sep 2014
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Samsung Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Based on 1,781 expert and owner reviews, Samsung has good reviews for its laptops. Samsung also has good reviews specifically within its ultrabooks range compared to other manufacturers.

12 PCI Express Lanes (max)

Most ultrabooks that are a similar age to the NP940X3G have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the Samsung NP940X3G which has 12 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At 1,100 megahertz, the NP940X3G has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. Notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the NP940X3G have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 800MHz and 1,300MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Samsung NP940X3G has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the NP940X3G do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The NP940X3G has a better processor family than most laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This portable PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most notebook PCs that are a similar age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The best processor family of all notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the NP940X3G is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is Intel Core i3-2xxx.

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Has a Front Camera

The Samsung NP940X3G has a front camera. Most of the other ultrabooks that have been available for more than two years also have a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The NP940X3G supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs that came out around the same time as it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Samsung laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs of this type and age.

Across comparable types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the NP940X3G has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the NP940X3G. The smallest internal memory of similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the NP940X3G is 4GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.9GB.

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SSD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on ultrabooks that have been around for a comparable time to it. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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Very High Speaker Power

The lowest speaker power of laptops of this age and type is 1W and the highest is 4W. When compared to other ultrabooks that came out around the same time as the NP940X3G, the NP940X3G's speaker power of 4 Watts is one of the highest.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on ultrabooks that were launched around the same time as it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The NP940X3G has a touch sensitive screen, unlike most of the other ultrabooks that are a similar age to the NP940X3G which do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Big Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of 7,300 milliamperes * hour, the NP940X3G has a very big battery capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the NP940X3G. Similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have battery capacities of between 14mAh and 7,600mAh.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

Most notebook PCs of this type and age have between 16 and 511 solid-state drive capacity, including the NP940X3G which has 256 solid-state drive capacity.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The NP940X3G has a quite bright display brightness (350 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. The display brightnesss of portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the NP940X3G range from 200 cd/m² to 500 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m².

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Quite Big L3 Cache

The L3 caches of notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the NP940X3G range from 2MB to 6MB, and the average L3 cache is 3.3MB. At 4 megabytes, the Samsung NP940X3G has a fairly big L3 cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The processor caches of notebook PCs of this type and age range from 1MB to 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.3MB. The Samsung NP940X3G has one of the bigger processor caches (4 megabytes) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

The NP940X3G has one of the bigger battery capacities (55.5 watt-hours) amongst ultrabooks of this age. The smallest battery capacity of comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the NP940X3G is 23Wh and the biggest is 72Wh.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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Very Short Start-Up Time

The start-up times of notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the NP940X3G range from 1.3s to 8s, and the average start-up time is 6.9s. The NP940X3G has one of the shorter start-up times (only 1.4 seconds) amongst ultrabooks of this age.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The NP940X3G has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been around for a comparable time to the NP940X3G. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago is 290MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 16 gigabytes, the Samsung NP940X3G has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst ultrabooks of this age. Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the NP940X3G the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 8GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

When compared to other notebook PCs of this age and type that we have checked, the NP940X3G's hard drive capacity of only 256 gigabytes is one of the smallest. The average hard drive capacity of ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago is 550GB.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many ultrabooks that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution

With a front camera resolution of only 0.92 megapixels, the Samsung NP940X3G has a fairly low front camera resolution compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been available for a comparable time to the NP940X3G. Across all the laptops of this age and type the front camera resolutions range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The NP940X3G has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) amongst ultrabooks of this age. Across all the ultrabooks that have been on the market for around the same time as the NP940X3G the maximum internal memory range from 4GB to 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 9GB.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Samsung NP940X3G

Released Over Two Years Ago

Samsung released the NP940X3G over two years ago.

Average Battery Life

At 7.5 hours, the Samsung NP940X3G has a fairly typical battery life compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.8 gigahertz, the NP940X3G has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 256 gigabytes, the Samsung NP940X3G has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other ultrabooks that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 13.3 inches, the NP940X3G has a fairly typical screen size compared to most of the other ultrabooks that were launched around the same time as the NP940X3G.

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Average Weight

The NP940X3G has a relatively standard weight (1.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the NP940X3G.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Housing Material
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
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
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Number of Colours
Supported Number of Colours Display
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Open GL Graphics Adapter
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
BD-ROM Read Speed
BD-RE XL Read Speed
BD-RE XL Write Speed
BD-RE Dual Layer Write Speed
BD-RE Dual Layer Read Speed
BD-RE Write Speed
BD-RE Read Speed
BD-R XL Write Speed
BD-R XL Read Speed
BD-R Dual Layer Write Speed
BD-R Dual Layer Read Speed
BD-R Write Speed
BD-R Read Speed
HD DVD-ROM Read Speed
DVD-RAM Write Speed
DVD-RAM Read Speed
DVD+RW Write Speed
DVD+RW Read Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD+R Write Speed
DVD+R Read Speed
DVD-RW Write Speed
DVD-RW Read Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD-R Write Speed
DVD-R Read Speed
CD-RW Write Speed
CD-RW Read Speed
CD-R Write Speed
CD-R Read Speed
CD Rewrite Speed
CD Write Speed
CD Read Speed
LghtScribe Feature
HD DVD-ROM Write Speed
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Networking Standard
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Maximum WiFi Data Rate
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connection
Mini VGA Port
Micro HDMI Port
Headphone Connection
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
USB 3.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Ambient Light Sensor
Start-Up Time
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Built-In Touchpad
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Keyboard Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Interface Adapters Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Certification
WiFi Certification
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
64-Bit Computing Architecture

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers np940x3, np940x3g, samsung np940x3, samsung np940x3g
Barcodes 00041114913473, 00887276566009, 00887276965956, 00887276966311, 08806085867727, 08806085874275, 08806085884472, 08806085884489, 08806085889903, 08806085936515, 08806085966901, 08806085966987, 08806085971844, 08806085975026, 08872765660094, 08872769659568
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