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Samsung Series 3 350V5C

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      13.04.2014 18:10
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      Not an outstanding machine, but a very good one for the money

      The very dark silver case is classy-looking and is metallic in appearance, although mainly plastic. There is a brighter silver surround around the touch-pad. The inbuilt speakers are loud enough for the average living-room to listen in, but unsurprisingly lack bass depth, as do nearly all laptop speakers. I would not like to listen to music on them, but buying extra separate speakers is a must for most laptop users anyway. On the noise front, although I have not pushed it yet, the fan seems quiet, although the hard-drive makes a perceptible slight grinding sound at times, but I am sitting in a very quiet room late at night at the moment. There is no OS DVD that I could find in the box, although there are instructions for recovery in the detailed manual, which is a pdf. file stored on the computer, not a paper book. The Microsoft Office Starter is not listed as a separate program as it was with a computer I bought last year, and all the Full Microsoft Office screen says is that you have a 60-day trial period of Office, and there is no mention of the Starter, although conceivably you would be left with just Word and Excel and adverts (= Starter) if you did not sign up for the full Office after 2 months, but this is not stated specifically anywhere. I have in any case downloaded Libre Office (free of charge) from the internet as an alternative office suite. I am still coming to terms with Windows 8 so that makes it difficult for me to assess things, since I am not sure what to expect sometimes, and the new way of doing things is going to seem complex and confusing initially. There is quite a lot of stuff loaded including the Cyberlink Media Suite. The easy availability of Apps is also daunting: there is so much out there, and so many ways of doing the same thing slightly differently now. It was so much easier when you had very limited choices. I deleted the Norton anti-virus in favour of AVG, which I already use elsewhere.
      So far, more or less, so good. Not an outstanding machine, but a very good one for the money. I will try to update this as the laptop gets some use, in case that throws up problems

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  • Product Details

    Don't be weighed down by wasted time, let your PC come alive when you need it. Your life happens on the go, you don't have time to wait for PC to shut down and power up. With Samsung's exclusive Fast Start technology, simply close the lid to enter a hybrid sleep mode.

    The screen on your PC is its gateway to wonder. With Samsung's slim bezel technology, you get more in a smaller footprint. By minimizing the bezel and maximizing the screen you have a highly portable PC without sacrificing screen size. From email to presentations, photos to videos, and everything in between, make your content come alive.

    A stunning, subdued design that balances the work and play role of every notebook. The Samsung Series 3 15.6" features a brushed metal look exterior with brushed chrome trim. Look stylish wherever you use it.

    Technical Data

    Product Description: Samsung Series 3 350V5C - 15.6" - Core i3 3110M - Windows 8 64-bit - 6 GB RAM - 500 GB HDD
    System Type: Notebook
    Operating System: Windows 8 64-bit
    Processor: Intel Core i3 (3rd Gen) 3110M / 2.4 GHz / 3 MB Cache
    Memory: 6 GB DDR3
    Storage: 500 GB HDD / 5400 rpm
    Optical Drive: DVD SuperMulti
    Display: 15.6" LED backlight 1366 x 768 / HD
    Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 4000
    Networking: 802.11n , Gigabit Ethernet
    Battery: 6-cell
    Colour: Pink
    Dimensions (WxDxH): 37.25 cm x 24.3 cm x 3.3 cm
    Weight: 2.5 kg
    Microsoft Office Preloaded: Includes a pre-loaded image of select Microsoft Office 2010 suites. Purchase an Office 2010 Product Key Card or disc to activate preloaded software on this PC.
    Localisation: United Kingdom
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