Samsung RF511-S03AU desktop replacement notebook

Samsung RF511-S03AU
  • Samsung RF511-S03AU
  • Samsung RF511-S03AU
  • Samsung RF511-S03AU
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Pros

  • Performance
  • Blu-ray
  • Battery life

Cons

  • Glossy screen
  • 'clicky' build quality

Bottom Line

If you're in the market for a fast and comfortable to use desktop replacement notebook, Samsung's RF511 is a good choice. It can be found for only just over $1000 if you shop around, and this includes a 2nd Gen Intel Core i7 CPU, NVIDIA graphics and a Blu-ray player.

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All Features

Screen resolution 1366x768
Screen size 15.6in
Display technology LED-backlit LCD
Colour Grey
Graphics card NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
Graphics memory 1GB
Discrete graphics card? Yes
Secondary graphics card? Yes
RAM 6GB
Optical media supported Blu-ray (BD), CD, DVD
DVD drive type Read and write
Blu-ray burning speed Read only
Battery type Rechargeable
Removable battery Yes
Power supply AC, Battery
Battery life (as tested) 213min
Battery size (Watt hours) 57
CPU type Intel Core i7
Processor speed 2GHz
Processor type Intel Core i7-2630QM
Weight 2.6kg
Height 40mm
Width 380mm
Depth 260mm
Operating system Windows 7 (64-bit), Windows 7 Home Premium
Drive speed 5400rpm
Hard drive interface SATA
Hard drive type Hard drive
Internal storage 750GB
Supported memory media SD
Warranty length (months) 12
Webcam resolution (megapixels) 1.3
Number of USB 2.0 ports 4
Number of USB 3.0 ports: 2
Wired Terminals / Ports 3.5mm headphone jack, Gigabit Ethernet, HDMI, Microphone, USB 2.0, USB 3.0, VGA (D-sub)
Bluetooth Yes
Wi-Fi (wireless networking) Yes
Wireless technology supported Bluetooth, Wireless 802.11b, Wireless 802.11g, Wireless 802.11n

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