Samsung RF511 review

A distinctive look and feel, but not nearly enough to justify the price

By  from What Laptop Issue 158
Product Type
Notebook
Green Compliant
Yes
Hard Drive Capacity
750 GB
Processor Manufacturer
Intel
Graphics Controller Manufacturer
NVIDIA, Intel
Graphics Controller Model
GeForce GT 540M, HD 3000
Bluetooth
Yes
Wireless LAN
Yes
Optical Drive Type
Blu-ray Reader/DVD-Writer
Graphics Memory Accessibility
Dedicated, Shared
HDMI
Yes
Webcam
Yes
Backlight Technology
LED
Product Family
RF
Operating System Architecture
64-bit
Processor Model
i5-2430M
Operating System
Windows 7 Home Premium
Brand Name
Samsung
Processor Speed
2.40 GHz
Processor Type
Core i5
Screen Size
39.6 cm (15.6")
Number of Cells
6-cell
Screen Resolution
1366 x 768
Standard Memory
8 GB
Weight (Approximate)
2.60 kg
Cache
3 MB
Processor Core
Dual-core (2 Core)
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority
WEEE
64-bit Processing
Yes
Chipset Manufacturer
Intel
Chipset Model
HM65 Express
Number of Total Memory Slots
2
Optical Media Supported
BD-ROM/DVD-RAM/±R/±RW
Graphics Memory Capacity
Up to 1 GB
Display Screen Type
Active Matrix TFT Colour LCD
Display Screen Technology
SuperBright
Wireless LAN Standard
IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Bluetooth Standard
Bluetooth 3.0
Ethernet Technology
Gigabit Ethernet
Total Number of USB Ports
4
Height
37 mm
Width
379.6 mm
Depth
255.5 mm
Screen Mode
WXGA
Memory Technology
DDR3 SDRAM
Product Series
RF
Manufacturer
Samsung
Product Model
RF511
Product Name
RF511 Notebook
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Manufacturer Part Number
NP-RF511-S03UK
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.samsung.com/uk/
Marketing Information

Seeing is believing - especially with the Samsung RF511 notebook. Hidden beneath its stylishly minimalist design is the very best in digital technology to provide an extremely powerful mobile multimedia centre. You can experience the ultimate in state-of-the-art 3D gaming and high definition (HD) multimedia thanks to a 15.6" HD/HD+ LED SuperBright display, with up to 300nit brightness, and the blistering performance of a powerful nVIDIA graphics card with 1GB of dedicated memory. It also sounds just as good thanks to the immersive audio of its unique Enhanced Acoustic Chamber system. And to make sure you always get the best possible performance, the latest Intel Core i5 Processor automatically allocates processing power where it's needed most, while Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium enables effortless multi-tasking.

Package Contents
  • RF511 Notebook
  • Standard Battery
  • AC Adapter
Limited Warranty
1 Year
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