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Samsung ATIV Book 8 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB Mar 2015
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Samsung ATIV Book 8 NP870Z5E-X01HS (korisni?ki test, 06.08.2013)

15 Reasons For

Good Brand

Samsung many processor cores laptops have good ratings on average and across all laptops Samsung is one of the better rated brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

Many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as the ATIV Book 8 have total storage capacitys of between 32GB and 2.2TB. The ATIV Book 8 has one of the bigger total storage capacitys (1,000 gigabyte) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age.

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Has a Front Camera

The ATIV Book 8 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ATIV Book 8 also have a front camera.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative laptops with a front camera currently available including the DELL Precision M3800[plb_2953110_price] which has better reviews.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ATIV Book 8 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs of a similar age and type to it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for 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. Comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ATIV Book 8 processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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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 the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution across all portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ATIV Book 8.

Across similar types of laptop the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than a year.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 6 megabytes, the Samsung ATIV Book 8 has one of the bigger processor caches amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. The smallest processor cache of many processor cores laptops that have been around for around the same time as the ATIV Book 8 is 2MB, the biggest is 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.2MB.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the ATIV Book 8 has one of the bigger hard drive capacitys amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. The average hard drive capacity of many processor cores laptops that have been around for around the same time as the ATIV Book 8 is 820GB, and the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 2TB.

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Very High Speaker Power

Many processor cores laptops that have been available for more than a year have speaker powers of between 1W and 4W, and the average speaker power is 1.5W. When compared to other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the ATIV Book 8, the speaker power of the ATIV Book 8 of 4 Watts is one of the highest.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The battery capacity (Watt hours)s of notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ATIV Book 8 range from 23Wh to 1,000Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 66Wh. The ATIV Book 8 has a quite big battery capacity (Watt hours) (91 watt-hours) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that came out around the same time as the ATIV Book 8.

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Eight Number of Battery Cellss

The ATIV Book 8 is a eight number of battery cells laptop. Most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the ATIV Book 8 have between two and eight number of battery cellss.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The ATIV Book 8 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ATIV Book 8.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. 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.

We compared this portable PC to all the other portable PCs that have an HDD storage media and we think because of it's better review score, the HP 255 G3[plb_2320552_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the ATIV Book 8, the ATIV Book 8 does not have a touchscreen.

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Only 1x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

The Samsung 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.

A 1x SO-DIMM memory slots is actually the worst memory slots amongst all laptops of a similar age and spec to the ATIV Book 8.

Amongst comparable types of portable PC the best memory slots is 4x SO-DIMM.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The ATIV Book 8 has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards which is better than the 802.11n wi-Fi standards found on most portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

An 802.11a wi-Fi standards is actually the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst all portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ATIV Book 8.

Amongst comparable types of portable PC the best Wi-Fi standard is 802.11n.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Samsung ATIV Book 8

Released Over a Year Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.5 gigahertz, the ATIV Book 8 has a relatively standard processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the ATIV Book 8 has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Average Display Diagonal

The ATIV Book 8 has a relatively standard display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the ATIV Book 8.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 15.6" notebook PCs currently available including the HP EliteBook 755[plb_2319127_price] which has better reviews.

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Average Weight

At 2.4 kilograms, the ATIV Book 8 has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Specification

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Processor Memory Clock Speed
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Conflict Free Processor
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Processor Series
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Internal Memory
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Memory Clock Speed
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Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
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Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
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On-Board Graphics Adapter
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
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On-Board Graphics Adapter
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LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
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Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Rear Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
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USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
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TV Tuner Integrated
Ambient Light Sensor
GPS (satellite)
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Island-Style Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
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Windows Keys
Pointing Device
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Trial Software
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Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Power
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Security
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Weight & Dimensions
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AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

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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 np870z5, np870z5g, np870z5ge, samsung np880z5ex01, samsung np880z5ex01u, samsung np880z5ex01ub

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