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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

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4 Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.4GHz 8GB Aug 2014
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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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Samsung ATIV Book 8 NP870Z5E-X01HS (korisni?ki test, 06.08.2013)

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 ZBook 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 (£280.00) 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
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Technology
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Subwoofer
Speaker Power
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
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
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
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Built-In Touchpad
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
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
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
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 Architecture

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Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice purepc.pl Recommended

Expert Reviews

(25)
1 April 2014

And yet another compelling laptop from Samsung's ATIV 8 line. A high-contrast and bright Full HD screen , an stylish aluminum casing , and both decent gaming and system performance distinguish...

26 December 2013

A great general purpose laptop with a beautiful display and dedicated graphics, but this is a step down from its cheaper predecessor...

5 December 2013

Samsung rebranded its laptop range recently, turning 'Series' products into 'Ativ'. The Samsung Series 7 Chronos we reviewed before cost under £600 but the Ativ Book 8 is priced at more than... Read more…

7 August 2013

With a 1080p touch screen, quad-core processor, discrete graphics and nearly 8 hours of battery life, the Samsung ATIV Book 8 packs a lot into its 15-inch frame...

11 June 2013

The Samsung ATIV Book 8 NP880Z5E-X01NL is an impressive piece of work. Thanks to the quad-core Intel Core i7 processor and the AMD Radeon HD 8870M with 2 GB of video memory the performance is...

The Samsung ATIV Book 8 is the company's premium effort in the popular 15.6-inch category, and it's a fine laptop. In every category, from the display to build quality to performance, this laptop...

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4 November 2011

If you need a portable machine to entertain you on the move, which won't be out of date any time soon, the Samsung Series 7 Chronos is well worth considering. Just don't expect great beauty...

1 April 2014

Un ensemble assez austère. Samsung présente une nouvelle machine abordable dénommée ATIV Book 8. Processeur Haswell, carte graphique Nvidia mais pas d'écran tactile brillant : Samsung compte... Read more…

5 April 2014

Bezuinigingspakket. Samsung introduceert zijn nieuwe en betaalbare ATIV Book 8 met de nieuwste Haswell CPU en Nvidia grafische kaart. In plaats van een glanzend aanraakscherm, berust Samsung nu op... Read more…

24 July 2013

Samsung heeft de Ativ Book 8 voorzien van een snelle processor, een ruime hoeveelheid werkgeheugen en een videokaart waarmee makkelijk een spelletje gespeeld kan worden. De Ivy Bridge-processor...

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Product Identifiers

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

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