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

4 Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.4GHz 8GB Aug 2013
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- 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 games and... More
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17 Reasons For

Samsung Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Samsung notebook PCs and also specifically for Samsung many processor core portable PCs and found that in both cases Samsung had good ratings compared to other brands.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The ATIV Book 8 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels portable PC, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution amongst all portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the ATIV Book 8.

The worst display resolution across similar types of portable PC is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-3xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The ATIV Book 8 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of this age and type also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The ATIV Book 8 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of this age and spec also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

Portable PCs of this spec and age have processor caches of between 2MB and 8MB. With a processor cache of 6 megabytes, the ATIV Book 8 has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Eight Processor Threads

The ATIV Book 8 has more processor threads than most of the comparable spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago. Most of the many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago only have between four and seven processor threads, however this portable PC has eight processor threads.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ATIV Book 8 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 18GB. The Samsung ATIV Book 8 has a fairly big maximum internal memory (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the ATIV Book 8 the hard drive capacity range from 250GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 780GB. With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Samsung ATIV Book 8 has one of the bigger hard drive capacity amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Very High Speaker Power

Notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the ATIV Book 8 have speaker power of between 1W and 4W, and the average speaker power is 1.8W. When compared to other notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ATIV Book 8 that we have assessed, the speaker power of the Samsung ATIV Book 8 of 4 Watts is one of the highest.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many similar spec 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 many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Samsung ATIV Book 8 has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Eight Battery Cells

Most many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as 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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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

Across all the notebook PCs of this age and type the battery capacities range from 30Wh to 100Wh, and the average battery capacity is 59Wh. The ATIV Book 8 has a quite big battery capacity (91 watt-hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the ATIV Book 8.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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3 Reasons Against

Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.

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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 a 2x SO-DIMM laptop, which is the most common memory slots.

This notebook PC's memory slots (1x SO-DIMM) is in fact the worst memory slots across all comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the ATIV Book 8.

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

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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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 many processor core portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

If this Samsung laptop processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to look at the HP 17 G2 (2.5GHz), or the Acer Aspire V Nitro 17 (2.5GHz).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the ATIV Book 8 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the ATIV Book 8.

We compared all the other 1TB total storage capacity notebook PCs to this portable PC and we think the HP ENVY 15 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the ATIV Book 8 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

We compared all the other 8GB internal memory notebook PCs to this notebook PC and we think the Asus N56VZ which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Average Screen Size

The ATIV Book 8 has a pretty average screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

If you want a laptop with a bigger screen size then you might also want to consider the MSI GS70 (17").

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.5 kilograms, the Samsung ATIV Book 8 has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age. 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 of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touch Technology
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Subwoofer
Speaker Power
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Data Rate (max)
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Built-In Touchpad
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Mouse Included
Bag Included
Handheld Remote Control
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
64-Bit Computing

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers np880z5, np880z5e, np880z5ex01, np880z5ex01h, np880z5ex01hk, samsung np880z5ex01, samsung np880z5ex01u, samsung np880z5ex01ub
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