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Samsung ATIV Book 9 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB Jan 2014
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The slim and lightweight Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus is designed to be mobile. Now you can bring your style-and your office-on the road, with a truly powerful and mobile device. ATIV Book 9 Plus has... More
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19 Reasons For

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the ATIV Book 9 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all notebook PCs of this age and type.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst similar types of portable PC.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Samsung ATIV Book 9 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops of this age and type. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also 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 amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ATIV Book 9.

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

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SSD Storage Medium

The ATIV Book 9 has a better storage medium than most laptops of this age and spec. This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an HDD storage medium. 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.

This laptop's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium across all notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the ATIV Book 9.

An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium amongst similar types of laptop.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

The average battery life of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ATIV Book 9 is 24h, and the battery lifes range from 2h to 4,400h. At 11 hours, the ATIV Book 9 has a quite long battery life compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Front Camera

The ATIV Book 9 has a front camera. Most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the ATIV Book 9 also have a front camera.

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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 portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Quite High Speaker Power

Laptops of this spec and age have speaker power of between 1W and 11W. With an speaker power of 2 Watts, the ATIV Book 9 has one of the higher speaker power amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

At 7,300 milliamperes * hour, the Samsung ATIV Book 9 has a very big battery capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ATIV Book 9. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the battery capacities range from 3mAh to 30,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,700mAh.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The ATIV Book 9 has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the ATIV Book 9 do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

With a display brightness of 350 candellas per square meter, the Samsung ATIV Book 9 has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. The average display brightness of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ATIV Book 9 is 240 cd/m².

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Samsung LAN Port - Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Interface Adapters Included

This notebook PC has a Samsung LAN port - Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) interface adapters included, which is the most commonly found interface adapters included on comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is typical of many laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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Light

With a weight of only 1.4 kilograms, the ATIV Book 9 is one of the lighter comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the ATIV Book 9 amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. Laptops that were released more than two years ago have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg.

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Narrow

With a width of only 319.6 millimeters, the ATIV Book 9 is one of the narrower portable PCs that came out around the same time as the ATIV Book 9 amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average width of laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the ATIV Book 9 is 360mm, and the widths range from 38mm to 430mm.

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Very Short Start-Up Time

With a start-up time of only 1.4 seconds, the ATIV Book 9 has a fairly short start-up time compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ATIV Book 9. The start-up times of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the ATIV Book 9 range from 1.3s to 8s, and the average start-up time is 6.8s.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The ATIV Book 9 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (only 1,000 megahertz) compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the ATIV Book 9. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of laptops of this type and age is 660MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 128 gigabytes, the ATIV Book 9's total storage capacity is one of the smallest amongst laptops of a comparable spec and age to the ATIV Book 9. The total storage capacity of similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years have a full-size keyboard, however the ATIV Book 9 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The smallest screen size of laptops of this age and spec is 10" and the biggest is 18". The ATIV Book 9 has a quite small screen size (only 13.3 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ATIV Book 9.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The Samsung ATIV Book 9 has one of the slower processor clock speeds (only 1.6 gigahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average processor clock speed of laptops of this age and spec is 2.1GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 4 gigabytes, the Samsung ATIV Book 9 has one of the smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The maximum internal memory (64-bit) of laptops of this type and age range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memory of the ATIV Book 9 of only 4 gigabytes is one of the smallest amongst notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ATIV Book 9. The maximum internal memory of portable PCs of this spec and age range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs of this age and type.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

At only 2.6 gigahertz, the ATIV Book 9 has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. The average maximum turbo frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ATIV Book 9 is 3GHz.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The ATIV Book 9 is a one USB 2.0 port laptop. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ATIV Book 9 have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports.

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Only Four Battery Cells

The Samsung ATIV Book 9 is a four battery cell count laptop. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the ATIV Book 9 have between one and eight battery cells.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung ATIV Book 9

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Internal Memory

The ATIV Book 9 has a relatively average internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ATIV Book 9.

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Specification

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Motherboard Chipset
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L3 Cache
Processor Threads
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Conflict Free Processor
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Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
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PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
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FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
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
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Networking Standards
4G
Data Network
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Data Rate (max)
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connectivity
Mini VGA Ports Quantity
Micro HDMI Ports Quantity
Headphone Connectivity
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
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HDMI Ports Quantity
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Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
Ambient Light Sensor
Start-Up Time
Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Built-In Touchpad
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
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)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Active Management Technology Version
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
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Depth
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Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Interface Adapters Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
64-Bit Computing

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Expert Reviews

(185)
14 January 2016

Samsung's 15-inch ATIV Book 9 Pro features an attractive aluminum body and a bright UHD screen, but weak battery life and underpowered graphics prevent it from being a top pick...

Bright and colorful UHD screen
Attractive aluminum design
Lots of ports
Solid speakers
Good overall performance
Short battery life
Older, slower discrete graphics
No configuration options
No 16GB RAM configuration
14 January 2016

The Samsung ATIV Book 9 Pro does not have a sexy name, nor has it been the subject of extensive ad backing by the company that makes it. This computer isn't the epitome of mind-blowing uniqueness... Read more…

1 January 2016

The Samung ATIV Book 9 Spin is one of the most elegant, attractive, slim and light 13" Ultrabooks on the market. Despite its incredibly slim design it's also very rigid and strong--no need to baby... Read more…

Stunning design, extremely slim and light yet powerful
Lovely display, great trackpad and very good keyboard
Featherweight frame
Incredibly thin
Stunning 4K screen
A bit expensive, attracts fingerprints
A bit expensive
Limited customization options
Mushy keyboard
29 December 2015

It's not cheap at $1,599, but Samsung's flagship 4K desktop replacement can handle any office or creative task (and do a fair job of 1080p gaming). Read More?...

6 November 2015

Lightweight, high in resolution and performance, Samsung's latest Ativ Book 9 Spin delivers on everything you want from an Ultrabook with an extra hybridization feature...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 7 March 2014 by DProp
DProp would recommend the Samsung Ativ Book 9 Plus 940X3G

I purchased this model after having the i5 version for a couple of weeks. It was great, but realizing this was a keeper, I upgraded to the i7 version since I plan to keep this a long time. The... Read more…

Reviewed 17 November 2015 by Albs
Albs would recommend the Samsung Ativ Book 9 Spin 940X3L

Pros + Premium build + Responsive touch pad + Fast and responsive operation + Beautiful Screen + Works perfectly as a laptop and very well as a tablet Cons - Battery life Really loving this... Read more…

Reviewed 22 November 2015 by Ohhhhhyues
Ohhhhhyues would recommend the Samsung Ativ Book 9 Spin 940X3L

I bought this computer to replace my 2011 MacBook Pro. I wanted a Windows laptop for school and work related purposes and I didn't need the performance from a quad core processor. I wanted... Read more…

Reviewed 18 November 2015 by Aimhigher
Aimhigher would recommend the Samsung Ativ Book 9 Spin 940X3L

Purchased this machine after reading about in the world of tech news. I've been looking for a portable windows machine, and the requirements were: the new Skylake, minimum 8GB RAM, and a killer... Read more…

Reviewed 11 June 2014 by BrandonBGood
BrandonBGood would recommend the Samsung Ativ Book 9 Plus 940X3G (Verified Purchase)

What's not to love about this ultrabook? Sleek styling, touch screen, speakers, and the components. This guy is a little on the pricey side, however, you can pay more for an Macbook pro and not... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers np940x3, np900x3, np900x3g, np940x3g, samsung np940x3gk01, samsung np940x3gk01u, samsung np940x3gk01us
Barcodes 00887276693910, 00887276966304, 08806085724877, 08806085724914, 08806085727304, 08806085728363, 08806085730588, 08806085730939, 08806085752740, 08806085889910, 08806085938724, 08806085971851, 08806085979055, 08806085979710, 08806085990746, 08806085990777, 08806086047470, 08872766939106
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