Samsung NP540U3C-A01UB Touch-Screen
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Wuggee Notes
Sufficient processing power for multi-tasking, internet, music, movies, productivity(Word, Spreadsheets, etc), advanced photo and video editing, 3D graphics, virtualization software(parallels), file and harddrive encryption
Memory sufficient for multi-tasking, internet, music, movies, productivity(Word, Spreadsheets, etc), basic photo and video editing
Memory may not be sufficient for simultaneous editing of large number of photos and videos, virtualization software(parallels), engineering and simulation software, etc
Uses conventional harddrive. Higher power consumption, lower shock resistance and longer startup time compared to solid state drive(SSD).
Battery life is unknown.
Medium GPU allows playing most demanding games, but only at low detail settings and resolution, and less demanding games (WoW, Sims3, etc) at high settings and resolution
GPU is not suitable for latest, demanding games (Assassin's creed, Black Ops 2, etc) at high or medium detail settings and resolution
13.3" screen suitable for portability; not ideal as desktop replacement or gaming
No built-in CD/DVD drive; Reduces weight but watching movies or installing software from CD/DVD will require separate purchase of optical drive
Integrated webcam for video chatting
Processing power might not be sufficient for ultra high requirements such as running simulations
Basic Specs1.7 GHz 3rd Gen Intel Core i5
4 GB RAM
3.8 lbs; 13.3" display; 1366 x 768 resolution
500 GB hard drive
Intel HD Graphics 4000 - Feature shared video memory for lush images with intricate detail. HDMI output for flexible connectivity options.
 3.20 stars (10 user reviews)
BatteryNot avail
Display
13.3"
1366 x 768
CameraBuilt-in 1.3MP high-definition webcam and microphone - Make it easy to video chat with family and friends.
Other Specs
3.8 lbs overall weight
No CD or DVD drive
Bluetooth 4.0 interface - Easily link with other Bluetooth-enabled devices, such as a mobile phone or MP3 player.
PortsNot avail
Resources
 3.2 stars (10 user reviews)
I stumbled upon the bad reviews left for this laptop and felt the need to share my experience. I converted from mac, since macbook airs were exceeding my budget. I cannot do windows, so I installed th... I usually think most negative reviews are due to defective items or people not using the product correctly. In this case, the negative reviews couldn't be more accurate and I have little to add, othe... There are plenty of good things to say about this laptop/Ultrabook (NP540U3C-A01CB) but they're irrelevant because the Intel hardware/software doesn't allow you to connect to wifi. More specifically, ... There is a known issue with Intel wifi hardware/software that Samsung and Intel haven't bothered to fix. I've had the laptop for over a year and still can't get it corrected. The wifi will connect but... in my opinión Windows 8 is not very friendly, but thats OK I am stiil learning triks!the touch screen has been a very usefull toolSamsung is doing very well, I hope warranty and services works as we...
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A Core i5 processor is a great, mid-range priced processor for people who use their computers frequently and often multi task. Core i5’s offer enough performance to do stuff like video editing and gaming, and more than enough performance to do basic stuff like word processing, internet surfing, and email.
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The i5 features Intel's high performance integrated graphics in the HD 3000/4000. Most users will find the general level of perfomance offered by the i5 to be an attractive option compared to a more expensive i7-equipped system. It is suitable for All-Around performance, multi-tasking, advanced producivity, multimedia, advanced 3D graphics
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