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Samsung 530U3C 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.7GHz 6GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.7GHz 6GB Jan 2013
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An ultra large capacity HDD (up to 500 GB) to store your favourite music, pictures and movies. Remarkably thin (14.9 ~ 17.6 mm) and light (1.49 kg with SSD / 1.52 kg with HDD), so you can take it... More
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Samsung Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

Ultrabooks produced by Samsung have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all notebook PCs (not just ultrabooks) and found that Samsung also has good ratings across its entire range.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Samsung 530U3C supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it. Most similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all ultrabooks that have been around for more than two years.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of laptop is 133MHz.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many ultrabooks that have been around for around the same time as it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on ultrabooks that have been available for a similar time to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Quite Big Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory

The average hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the 530U3C is 21GB, and the hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory range from 8GB to 32GB. At 24 gigabytes, the Samsung 530U3C has a fairly big hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the 530U3C.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The average display brightness of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the 530U3C is 280 cd/m². At 300 candellas per square meter, the Samsung 530U3C has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Narrow

At only 315.1 millimeters, the Samsung 530U3C is fairly narrow compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the 530U3C. The average width of portable PCs that are a comparable age to the 530U3C is 330mm, and the widths range from 280mm to 420mm.

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8 Reasons Against

Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

The Samsung 530U3C is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Samsung 530U3C does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the 530U3C which have a front camera.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Samsung 530U3C does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on ultrabooks that are a similar age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Samsung 530U3C does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the 530U3C also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most laptops of this spec and age have between one and three USB 3.0 ports, including the Samsung 530U3C which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of only 2.6 gigahertz, the Samsung 530U3C has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. The slowest maximum turbo frequency of ultrabooks that have been around for around the same time as the 530U3C is 1.3GHz and the fastest is 3.6GHz.

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8 Other reasons to consider the Samsung 530U3C

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this notebook PC was released.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Samsung 530U3C has a better processor family than most laptops of a similar age and spec to it. This laptop has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family, whereas most notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Samsung 530U3C has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been around for more than two years.

If this ultrabook total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon (512GB).

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Average Internal Memory

At 6 gigabytes, the Samsung 530U3C has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other ultrabooks that were released around the same time as the 530U3C.

If this Samsung laptop internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon (8GB).

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Average Processor Clock Speed

The Samsung 530U3C has a relatively typical processor clock speed (1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been on the market for a similar time to the 530U3C.

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HDD Storage Medium

The Samsung 530U3C has a better storage medium than most ultrabooks that have been available for around the same time as it. This Samsung laptop has an HDD storage medium, whereas most comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it have an SSD storage medium. 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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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 13.3 inches, the Samsung 530U3C has a fairly standard screen size compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

If this notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon (14").

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Average Weight

At 1.5 kilograms, the Samsung 530U3C has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Specification

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L3 Cache
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Maximum Turbo Frequency
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Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
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Integrated 4G WiMAX
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
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Processor
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Megapixel Count
Front Camera Resolution
Built-In Camera
Networking
Cabling
Networking Standard
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
Networking Feature
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
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 FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
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 Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Power
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Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port
Products Included

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Expert Reviews

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11 February 2013

Right at the bottom end of the Ultrabook market - less than half the price of the Asus Zenbook Prime UX31A - is the Samsung Series 5, specifically, in this case, the Samsung 530U3C. However, when... Read more…

29 June 2012

Samsung Series 5 Ultrabook The Samsung Series 5 530U3C-A01DE ultrabook follows in the footsteps of the previous model which implemented many good features. The plain case and matte screen were...

11 April 2012

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Last month, Samsung has officially joined the local Ultrabook scene by introducing its first true Ultrabook lineup , the Series 5 Ultra. Under this series, the Korean giant offers two models, the... Read more…

3 July 2012

Le nouveau Samsung Série 9 15'' est le dernier né de la division informatique de Samsung. Véritable démonstration de force, cet ultra-portable montre que le constructeur coréen a les moyens... Read more…

27 June 2012

Samsung zet met de nieuwe Samsung Series 5 Ultra NP530U3C een heel erg interessante Ultrabook in de markt. Een prima werktijd, uitbreidbaar werkgeheugen, een scherm waarmee je ook prima uit de...

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12 June 2013

Tam ad? NP540U3C-A01 olan Samsung'un Ultrabook'u, daha önce de inceleme f?rsat? buldu?umuz 5 Serisi'nden yeni bir model. Bu defa 5 Serisi Ultra isminin yan?nda bir de ?touch? ibaresi eklenmi?.... Read more…

29 April 2013

Samsung 530U3C to ultrabook, który przede wszystkim zaskakuje relatywnie nisk? cen?. Cho? na rynku znajd? si? modele w podobnej cenie, s? one najcz??ciej gorzej wyposa?one. A ten laptop...

14 September 2012

Samsung 530U3C pod??a szlakiem wyznaczonym przez model 530U3B. Ju? w tym starszym modelu korea?ski producent zaoferowa? wiele cech, które zosta?y zweryfikowane pozytywnie. Smuk?a obudowa i matowa...

23 July 2013

Esta Ultrabook? con pantalla de 13.3 pulgadas es una excelente herramienta de trabajo y una muy buena opción si estás buscando un equipo con la potencia suficiente para desempeñar el trabajo...

8 April 2013

En este caso, hemos analizado la configuración que salió a la venta antes de que Ivy Bridge inundase el mercado de ordenadores y, en consecuencia, está basada en un procesador Sandy Bridge... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 530u3c, 530u3ca06, 530u3ca06t, 530u3ca06c, 530u3ca06tr, 530u3ca06cz, samsung 530u3, samsung 530u3c, samsung np530u3ca04, samsung np530u3ca04u, samsung np530u3ca04uk
Barcodes 08806085224698, 08806085234383

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