January 24, 2013

Samsung Series 9 NP900X3D-A01US Just $790 at Amazon

Are you a fan of ultrabook. You might want to consider this Samsung Series 9 NP900X3D-A01US ultrabook PC. This cost less compared to the usual ultrabooks but performance wise it will not bring you down. This ultrabook offers Second Generation Intel Core i5-2537M dual-core processor that features 3MB L3 cache and runs at the clock speed of 1.4GHz with Turbo Boost up to 2.3GHz. This has a PassMark rating of 2321, which makes this more powerful, in terms of CPU, than AMD A6-4400M with a score of 1579; AMD E2-1800 which is rated 812 and Intel Pentium 987 with 1199  PassMark score. Regarding the video processing, it is equipped with an integrated GPU called Intel HD Graphics 3000 which is less powerful than the one present in Ivy Bridge processors by 30%. On the other hand, this can still play high definition movies with relative ease.

Regarding the display of this Samsung Series 9 NP900X3D-A01US ultrabook PC, it is packed with 13.3-inch non-glare SuperBright Plus display with 400-nit brightness and 1600 x 900 resolution. It has a very bright and crisp screen and a good viewing angle. Overall design is great for its price with its silver metal color. The keyboard has a backlit with more of a green tone, not that bright and it feels pleasant to the touch. It has a good battery life also with up to 9 hours of light usage. As for the fan, there's a slight to no noise while it gets a little hot at the bottom part of the laptop.

Other significant features of this Samsung Series 9 NP900X3D-A01US ultrabook PC includes 128 GB solid state drive; 4 GB DDR3 RAM which I think is not upgradeable but this is enough for your daily computing needs; 1.3-megapixel HD webcam; Built-in stereo speakers with 3 watts of power and SoundAlive audio system;  and some other.

For connectivity, the Samsung Series 9 NP900X3D-A01US ultrabook PC comes with Wireless-N Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n with great connection; Intel Wireless Display functionality; Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity which has the advantage of consuming less power compared to previous versions; Ethernet connectivity via the included dongle; super-speed USB 3.0 port; standard USB 2.0 ports; Micro HDMI port; VGA video output via the optional dongle; memory card slot designed for SD, SDHC, SDXC, and MMC media Microphone and headphone jacks and more.

This Samsung Series 9 NP900X3D-A01US ultrabook PC runs with the Microsoft operating system, this I think is designed for touchscreen devices. This measures 12.3 x 8.6 x 0.51 inches and weighs about 2.5 pounds. You can have this for the price of $999.99.

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