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Samsung ATIV Book 9 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

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The Ultimate Laptop Experience A slim, sleek design meets powerful, advanced features to form the Samsung ATIV Book 9 (2014 Edition), the ultra-premium laptop that enhances everything you do... More
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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

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

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution across all comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ATIV Book 9.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across comparable types of laptop.

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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 released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ATIV Book 9.

Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the ATIV Book 9 has one of the bigger internal memory amongst notebook PCs of this age. The smallest internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years is 1GB and the biggest is 16GB.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Samsung ATIV Book 9 has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. 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.

An SSD storage medium is in fact the best storage medium across all medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

The worst storage medium amongst similar types of notebook PC is HDD.

Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might also be worth looking at include the T420s (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Quite Big Screen Size

The ATIV Book 9 has a fairly big screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ATIV Book 9. Portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have screen sizes of between 10" and 18", and the average screen size is 15".

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Samsung ATIV Book 9 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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Has a Front Camera

The ATIV Book 9 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age also have a front camera.

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Light

At only 1.8 kilograms, the ATIV Book 9 is quite light compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ATIV Book 9. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ATIV Book 9 the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg.

Portable PCs with a heavier weight that might also be worth considering include the Lenovo X131e (£669.00) (1.8kg).

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on laptops that are a similar age to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

The ATIV Book 9 has one of the biggest battery capacities (8,150 milliamperes * hour) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Laptops that were released more than two years ago have battery capacities of between 3mAh and 30,000mAh.

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Quite High Speaker Power

The lowest speaker power of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ATIV Book 9 is 1W, the highest is 11W, and the average speaker power is 1.7W. 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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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Samsung ATIV Book 9 has a touch sensitive screen, which is unusual. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ATIV Book 9 do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

At 62 watt-hours, the ATIV Book 9 has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ATIV Book 9. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ATIV Book 9 the battery capacities range from 23Wh to 100Wh.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

At 300 candellas per square meter, the ATIV Book 9 has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. The display brightnesss of similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the ATIV Book 9 range from 20 cd/m² to 1,200 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 typical of many laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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12 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Samsung ATIV Book 9 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. Across all the laptops of this age and type the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ATIV Book 9 is 1,100MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. At only 1,000 megahertz, the Samsung ATIV Book 9 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ATIV Book 9.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

At only 16 gigabytes, the ATIV Book 9 has a fairly small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ATIV Book 9. The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the ATIV Book 9 is 4GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

Across all the notebook PCs of this type and age the total storage capacity range from 1GB to 1.5TB. At only 128 gigabytes, the Samsung ATIV Book 9 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the ATIV Book 9.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The slowest processor clock speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ATIV Book 9 is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3.1GHz. With a processor clock speed of only 1.6 gigahertz, the ATIV Book 9 has one of the slower processor clock speeds amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

If you want a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the Lenovo Z50 (1.7GHz).

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the ATIV Book 9 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ATIV Book 9.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The maximum turbo frequencies of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ATIV Book 9 range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3GHz. At only 2.6 gigahertz, the ATIV Book 9 has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacity

Most similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ATIV Book 9 have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacity, including the Samsung ATIV Book 9 which has 128 solid-state drive capacity.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The ATIV Book 9 is a one USB 2.0 port portable PC. Most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the ATIV Book 9 have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports.

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Only Four Battery Cells

Most similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ATIV Book 9 have between one and eight battery cells, including the ATIV Book 9 which has four battery cells.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung ATIV Book 9

Released Over Two Years Ago

Samsung released the ATIV Book 9 over two years ago.

Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 8.8 hours, the Samsung ATIV Book 9 has a pretty standard battery life compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ATIV Book 9.

If this laptop battery life is too short for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon (9h).

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Specification

Design
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Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
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
Tjunction
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
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Open GL Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini VGA Port
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
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
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
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 TSX-NI
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 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Battery
Battery Life
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Battery
Power
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Password Protection
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
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Height At Front
Depth
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Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Interface Adapters Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Certification
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

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Expert Reviews

(186)
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?...

17 December 2015

The new Samsung Series 9 has 1080p right out of the box, versus wired to a 1080p display. Samsung's recent announcement, their Series 9 Premium Ultrabook, has a 13-inch SuperBright display panel,... Read more…

The Samsung Ativ Book 9 is still one of the smallest and best-built Windows 8 ultrabooks around, and has a crisp 1080p display
Incredibly Thin Form Factor
Long Battery Life
High Quality Touchpad
Medidas reduzidas 160
It lacks a touch screen, and battery life is disappointing for such an expensive laptop
Expensive
No TouchDisplay
SSD com apenas 128 GB
Sensor de luz ambiente muito sensvel
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User Reviews

(170)
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 np940x5, np940x5j, np930x5jk02, np930x5jk02c, np930x5jk02cn, samsung i54200, samsung i54200u
Barcodes 00012302563350, 00883272832643, 00887276028514, 08806086170604, 08872760285148

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