Go from a spreadsheet to the far reaches of the galaxy without missing a beat with the Samsung RF711 notebook (model NP-RF711-S02US), which is designed to satisfy both gamers and photo/video professionals. The super-bright 17.3-inch LED-backlit display brings games and videos to clear and colorful life, while the NVIDIA Optimus GeForce GT540M chipset with 1 GB DDR3 memory provides amazing graphics power. This is an Amazon’s product review. Checkout more details bellow.
- Intel Core i7 Processor 2630QM
- 4GB DDR3 System Memory
- 750GB Hard Drive Capacity
- 17.3-inch LED-backlit widescreen display, NVIDIA GeForce GT540M (Optimus) Graphics Processor
- Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Processor, Memory, and Motherboard
- Hardware Platform: PC
- Processor: 2 hertz Intel Core i7
- Number of Processors: 2
- RAM: 4 GB
- RAM Type: SODIMM
- Size: 750 GB
- Type: Serial ATA
Ports and Connectivity
- USB Ports: 4
Cases and Expandability
- Size (LWH): 10.8 inches, 14.9 inches, 10 inches
- Weight: 6.39 pounds
- Rated Charge (normal use): 4 hours
It’s powered by a second-generation Intel Core i7 quad-core processor (“Sandy Bridge”), which provides breakthrough digital media management, content creation, and 3D gaming capabilities. With updated Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, the latest Core i7 increases speed automatically for whatever you’re doing. And you’ll enjoy a rich set of new features for a stunning and seamless visual PC experience with no additional hardware.
This Samsung laptop features two speedy USB 3.0 ports–the latest development in USB data transfer technology. Perfect for transferring and retrieving large files between your PC and an external hard drive or digital camera, USB 3.0 offers the speediest, most efficient way get what you need from external devices.
It comes pre-installed with the Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium operating system (64-bit version). You’ll also experience new ways to deliver your best work with Office Starter 2010.
Built for the Power User
The RF711-S02 has a state-of-the-art Intel Core i7 processor that has Turbo Boost and Hyper Threading Technology, along with a 750GB hard drive for speed and power. Hyper Threading uses the processor resources more efficiently, enabling multiple threads to run on each core. This produces better graphics and allows you to run demanding applications, simultaneously. While Turbo Boost greatly increases the speed of one or both cores, allowing you to get more done, faster.
Ideal for Gaming and Multimedia
With 1 GB of dedicated graphics memory and the NVIDIA Optimus GeForce GT 540M graphics engine, expect superior graphics performance on multimedia applications, including photo and video editing, as well as gaming. You can get the most out of the latest state-of-the-art 3D computer games and action-packed High Definition movies. The RF711 also has SRS Premium Sound which will provide enhanced bass and crystal clear dialogue for better definition audio.
Vibrant LED-Backlit HD Display
The RF711’s 17.3-inch LED-backlit LCD HD display produces bright, colorful HD images and is combined with SRS premium sound for impressive gaming and multimedia. With a 16:9 aspect ratio, you can watch true HD movies in 16:9 widescreen format that fits the full size of the screen, without any black bands. You’ll see images that are fine-tuned with the sharpest details and boldest colors.
Connection to Your Digital Life Made Easy
With Bluetooth 3.0, two USB 3.0 ports and two USB 2.0 ports (one of them can charge your phone or MP3 player even when the notebook power’s off), your digital connectivity is easy. The USB 3.0 ports are also compatible with USB 2.0 devices. And if you need to be in touch face-to-face, the built-in low-light HD web cam makes videoconferencing or talking to friends possible from virtually anywhere.
Start-up in 3 Seconds with Fast Start
You no longer have to shut down your Samsung computer, just close its lid and it goes into a special powerless sleep mode. When you open the lid from sleep mode, your computer comes back to life in 3 seconds and you are exactly at the same place as when you shut the lid. Fast Start saves your data and system configurations to your hard drive and PC memory. So, when you power it back on it is just like you left it.
- 17.3-inch LED-backlit widescreen display with 1600 x 900-pixel resolution (native 720p for high-definition viewing) and 280 cd/m2 brightness rating. Its widescreen 16:9 aspect ratio is designed to present websites without lots of left-right scrolling, as well as with a smoother line of sight.
- 2.00 GHz Intel Core i7-2630QM “Sandy Bridge” quad-core processor for smart performance with a speed boost (2.90 GHz with Turbo Boost Technology; 6 MB L3 cache). Intel’s Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 maximizes speed for demanding applications, dynamically accelerating performance to match your workload–providing more performance when you need it the most. And Intel’s Hyper-Threading Technology enables each core of your processor to work on two tasks at the same time, delivering the performance you need for smart multitasking. It also comes equipped with Intel Quick Sync Video, which provides accelerated encoding, decoding, and transcoding features (for converting video for portable players or online sharing).
- 750 GB SATA hard drive (5400 RPM)
- 4 GB of installed DDR3 RAM (upgradeable to 8 GB)
- NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M with 1 GB of dedicated DDR3 video memory and NVIDIA Optimus technology. You’ll see HD video decode acceleration and postprocessing that delivers stutter-free video, stunning picture clarity, accurate color, and precise image scaling for movies and video, all with incredible energy efficiency. What’s more, this DirectX 11 GPU with Shader Model 5.0 support is designed for ultra-high performance in the new API’s key graphics feature, GPU-accelerated tessellation.
- 8x SuperMulti DVD±R/RW drive can also write to CD, DVD-RAM, and dual-layer (DL) DVD±R discs–which can hold up to 8.5 GB of data.
- Wireless-N Wi-Fi networking capability provides up to five times the performance and twice the wireless range using 802.11n-compatible routers as you would with 802.11g networks. It’s also backward compatible with 802.11b/g networks (commonly found at Wi-Fi hotspots and in older home routers).
- Next-generation Bluetooth 3.0 connectivity provides faster throughput while minimizing on power requirements. It’s compatible with new Bluetooth 3.0-enabled devices as well as backward compatible with older Bluetooth-enabled peripherals such as printers and cell phones.
- 1.3-megapixel HD webcam lets you go face to face in online chats and VOIPs, and easily take still pictures and videos that you can share with friends.
- Stereo speakers (1.5W x 2; 3W total) with 3D SRS Premium Sound enhancement.
- Dimensions: 16.3 x 10.8 x 1.5 inches (WxDxH)
- Weight: 6.39 pounds
- Warranty: One-year parts and labor limited warranty
Ports and Connectivity
- 2 USB 3.0 ports for ultra-fast data transfer with up to 10x the speed of USB 2.0 (and is backward compatible with your USB 2.0 peripherals). Download a 25 GB HD movie in just 70 seconds, and even charge your USB devices when your laptop is on sleep, hibernate, or off.
- 2 USB 2.0 ports
- HDMI high-definition audio/video output allows a single cable to transmit uncompressed high-definition video to your digital TV or LCD.
- VGA video output
- Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000)
- 4-in-1 Media Card Reader compatible with Secure Digital (SD), SDHC, SDXC, and MMC.
- Headphone jack
- Microphone jack