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Samsung ATIV Book 9 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB Feb 2015
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Samsung ATIV Book 9 Ultrabook Review [Series 9 NP900X3E]

17 Reasons For

Good Brand

We calculated the average ratings for all Samsung laptops and also specifically for Samsung medium processor cores notebook PCs and found that in both cases Samsung had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

The processor frequencys of laptops of this spec and age range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz. At 2.4 gigahertz, the ATIV Book 9 has a quite fast processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ATIV Book 9.

There are a number of other 2.4GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the HP ENVY 17[plb_2351338_price].

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Samsung ATIV Book 9 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it. This Samsung laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all laptops of this type and age the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 12.5 hours, the ATIV Book 9 has one of the longer battery life (max)s amongst notebook PCs of this age. The shortest battery life (max) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ATIV Book 9 is 2.5h and the longest is 24h.

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SSD Storage Media

The ATIV Book 9 has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as 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 media is actually the best storage medium amongst all portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ATIV Book 9.

The worst storage medium amongst comparable types of laptop is HDD.

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The ATIV Book 9 has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than most notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it. Most comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The processor family of all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ATIV Book 9 ranges from AMD E (worst) to Intel Core i7-4xxx (best).

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ATIV Book 9, the ATIV Book 9 has a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Has a Touchscreen

The ATIV Book 9 has a touchscreen, which is unusual. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the ATIV Book 9 do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Big Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of 7,300 milliamperes * hour, the ATIV Book 9's battery capacity is one of the biggest amongst comparable spec laptops that were launched more than a year ago. The average battery capacity of portable PCs of this age and type is 3,700mAh.

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Fairly High Speaker Power

The lowest speaker power of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ATIV Book 9 is 1W and the highest is 4W. With an speaker power of 2 Watts, the ATIV Book 9 has a quite high speaker power compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ATIV Book 9.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The ATIV Book 9 is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

At 350 candellas per square meter, the ATIV Book 9 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. The average display brightness of similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the ATIV Book 9 is 270 cd/m², and the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m².

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the ATIV Book 9 is 1MB, the biggest is 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB. With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the ATIV Book 9 has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released one year ago.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

At 55.5 watt-hours, the Samsung ATIV Book 9 has a fairly big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the ATIV Book 9. The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ATIV Book 9 is 45Wh.

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Very Light

The average weight of notebook PCs of this type and age is 2kg. At only 1.4 kilograms, the ATIV Book 9 is fairly light compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ATIV Book 9.

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7 Reasons Against

Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This portable PC has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Samsung ATIV Book 9 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year do have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 13.3 inches, the ATIV Book 9 has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. Across all the similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the ATIV Book 9 the display diagonals range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

We compared all the other 13.3" laptops to this laptop and we think the LG 13Z940-GT58K[plb_2362386_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the ATIV Book 9 has one of the smaller total storage capacitys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average total storage capacity of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ATIV Book 9 is 550GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the ATIV Book 9 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys amongst notebook PCs of this age. The maximum internal memorys of portable PCs of this spec and age range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 13GB.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The Samsung ATIV Book 9 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it have an 802.11n wi-Fi standards. The best Wi-Fi standard of all medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago is 802.11n and the worst is IEEE 802.11a.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung ATIV Book 9

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Samsung notebook PC was released over two years ago.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the ATIV Book 9 has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

If this portable PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (12GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

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Processor Socket
Processor Cache
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Processor Threads
Processor Boost 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
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini VGA Ports Quantity
Micro HDMI Ports Quantity
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
USB 3.0 Port
LAN/VGA Combo Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Number of Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
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
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
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AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Interface Adapters Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Dolby Technologies

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Expert Reviews

(187)
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
6 November 2015

Lightweight, high in resolution and performance, Samsung's latest Ativ Book 9 Spin delivers on everything you want from an Ultrabook with an extra hybridization feature...

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User Reviews

(165)
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

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 256gbs, np940x3, 256gbss, np900x3, 256gbssd, np900x3k, np940x3k, np940x3ki, np900x3ks01, np900x3ks01u, np900x3ks01us, samsung nt900x3qkd7, samsung nt900x3qkd7s
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