Published on January 11th, 2013 | by Tonberry King
Samsung Series 3 NP350V5C Laptop
The Samsung Series 3 NP350V5C is a sleek gaming laptop from that weighs in at just over 5.5lbs. This budget gaming laptop can run new games (Hitman: Absolution, FarCry 3) on high to medium settings.
Best budget gaming laptop – Samsung Series 3 NP350V5C-T01US specs:
- 15.6-inch display with 1366 x 768 resolution
- 2.4 GHz Intel Core i7-3630QM
- 500GB 5400rpm hard drive
- Includes 6 GB of DDR3 RAM
- AMD RadeonHD 7730M with 2GB Graphics
- DVD Burner
- Dimensions and Weight: 14.6 x 1.29 x 9.5 inches (WxDxH)
- Comes preloaded with Windows 8
This system has a very fast processor. It’s Intel i7 clocks in at 2.4GHz before turbo boost kicks in. The discrete graphics can be turned on or off depending on what applications you run which will save you battery life while on the go. The battery only charges to 80%, however this is to make the battery last much longer than conventional batteries. This battery is rated to last three years at full 80% charge!
It should be noted that although this system has great components for the price, it is lacking in a few areas. The 500gb 5400rpm hard drive is much slower than solid state drives. 6GB of ram is not very generous, however ram is so cheap these days you can easily upgrade if you want to. At 5.5lbs, it’s not the lightest laptop in the world but the internal components make up for it. This is a great budget gaming laptop under $890 with sleek Samsung styling.
Summary: The Series 3 laptops from samsung are sleek, with a fast quad core processor and decent graphics