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Samsung NP300V5A
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Samsung NP300V5A 2 Core Intel Pentium 2.1GHz 6GB 750GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Pentium 2.1GHz 6GB Oct 2013
Processor Cores Processor Family Processor Frequency Internal Memory Release Date
Now it's easy to look good on the go for longer. A modern, premium-style design features a slim bezel and a choice of vivid colours. But it also has up to 7.0 hours of battery life and can wake up... More
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15 Reasons For

Good Brand

On average Samsung medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews compared to other brands as do all portable PCs produced by Samsung.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the NP300V5A is 200MHz and the fastest is 650MHz. At 650 megahertz, the Samsung NP300V5A has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the NP300V5A has one of the bigger display diagonals amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the NP300V5A the display diagonals range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

If you are looking for a bigger display diagonal then you might also want to look at the DELL Inspiron 17R[plb_2548954_price] (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Samsung NP300V5A has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the NP300V5A do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The Samsung NP300V5A has one of the bigger total storage capacitys (750 gigabytes) amongst laptops of this age. The total storage capacitys of laptops of a similar type and age to the NP300V5A range from 1GB to 1.5TB.

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Has a Front Camera

The NP300V5A has a front camera, as do most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the NP300V5A.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most laptops of a similar age and type to the NP300V5A have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the NP300V5A which has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the NP300V5A which has six number of battery cellss.

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Fairly High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

With a front camera resolution (numeric) of 1.3 megapixels, the NP300V5A has a fairly high front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the NP300V5A. Across all the portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the NP300V5A the front camera resolution (numeric)s range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The average hard drive capacity of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the NP300V5A is 590GB. The NP300V5A has one of the bigger hard drive capacitys (750 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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12 Reasons Against

Only Two Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)s

The NP300V5A is a laptop that uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The NP300V5A is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type 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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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The NP300V5A has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. Across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the NP300V5A the best processor family is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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Heavy

Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the NP300V5A the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg. With a weight of 2.5 kilograms, the Samsung NP300V5A is one of the heavier laptops of this spec and age amongst laptops of this age.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

At only 1,333 megahertz, the Samsung NP300V5A has a quite slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the NP300V5A. The average memory clock speed of comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the NP300V5A is 1,600MHz.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

Most notebook PCs of this age and spec have between two and three processor threadss, including the NP300V5A which has two processor threadss.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The NP300V5A has one of the smaller processor caches (only 2 megabytes) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. Notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the NP300V5A have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB.

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Quite Slow Wi-Fi Data Rate (max)

The wi-Fi data rate (max)s of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the NP300V5A range from 150 Mbit/s to 870 Mbit/s, and the average wi-Fi data rate (max) is 320 Mbit/s. The NP300V5A has a very slow wi-Fi data rate (max) (only 150 megabits per second) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the NP300V5A.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Samsung NP300V5A does not have a touchscreen, although this is within the context that most of the other similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the NP300V5A also do not have a touchscreen.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung NP300V5A

Released Over Three Years Ago

This medium processor cores notebook PC was released over three years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.1 gigahertz, the NP300V5A has a pretty typical processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the NP300V5A.

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Average Internal Memory

The NP300V5A has a pretty average internal memory (6 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
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)
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc Types Supported
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
Networking Standards
4G
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Data Rate (max)
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connectivity
Headphone Connectivity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial Software
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® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
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
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Other Features
64-Bit Computing

Expert Reviews

31 March 2014

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Samsung's Series 3 is a more economical take on the company's cool Series 9 laptops, and one of the few 11inch laptops with an Intel Core 3 CPU
Do zalet z pewnoci trzeba zaliczy to, co pierwsze si rzuca w oczy, czyli obudow
Samsung zaproponowa cienk obudow o adnym designie (producent informuje na swoich stronach, e jest ona ciesza nawet o 60 w porwnaniu do wczeniejszych modeli)
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Bluetooth 3.0
At 699, it's priced out of the league of other 11inch ultraportables
Do wad tego modelu naley brak przynajmniej jednego portu USB 3.0 (wyposaono go w trzy porty USB 2.0)
Niektrzy uytkownicy skar si rwnie na niedokadnie wykonan i zbyt sab obudow
USB 3.0
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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers np300v5, np300v5a
Barcodes 05051749075571, 08806085046894

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