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Published On: Sat, Aug 4th, 2012

Samsung Series 7 Gamer Review: A new Gaming Notebook

In today’s world the popularity of gaming notebooks is increasing by leaps and bounds. Power has become the new king. Moreover, if your rig is not capable of playing the latest titles at bets and smooth frame rates, then it is similar to PWNED. The latest Samsung’s Series 7 Gamer meets the challenge. This 17.3 inches gaming behemoth is packed with Intel’s quad-core Ivy Bridge processor as well as Nvidia’s latest GeForce GTX 675M graphics chip. The laptop boosts 16GB of RAM as well as 1.5TB of internal storage space. We are sure that with all these specs you are already drooling over your keyboard, but relax there is a lot more. So read on the Samsung’s Series 7 Gamer review and see what makes this device one of the best gaming gadgets in the market.

Samsung Series 7 Gamer Design

The lid of Samsung Series 7 Gamer laptop sports a brushed metal design, which is ringed with a black paint. This makes the gadget look like it has been scorched around the edges. The design on its own is quite spectacular; on the other hand Samsung has unfortunately used a glossy coating, thus making the laptop a serious gadget for fingerprint magnet. In addition to this, the lid features a Samsung logo placed on the right side. It lights up in a white colour. Moreover, there are two massive cooling vents placed on its hindquarters.

In addition to this, the Series 7 Gamer sports everything a gamer could expect in his gadget. The laptop has an enormous 17 inches screen, which is bordered in a matte black bezel as well as a silver Samsung logo. Beneath that you will find the glossy silver speaker bar and the soft-touch volume, Wi-Fi, mute as well as keyboard backlight buttons are placed on the left side.

Samsung Series 7 Gamer

Samsung Series 7 Gamer Display

Samsung Series 7 Gamer is packed with a gorgeous 17.3 inches super bright display. You can change the setting of the laptop from the Mode dial to the Game and instantly see the change. The brightness of the gadget pumps up to its highest level at 325 lux, which is exceptionally bright. In addition to this, the 1920 x 1080 display of the gadget offers some of the best viewing angles that you would have ever seen on a laptop.

Samsung 7 Gamer Performance

The Samsung Series 7 Gamer is powered by a third-generation 2.3-GHz Intel Core i7-3610QM (Ivy Bridge) quad-core processor. The processor has enough power and is capable of stand up against some of the toughest competitions. More to the Gamer’s arsenal is 16GB of RAM as we;; as dual 750GB 7,200-RPM hard drives. It has a capacity of 8GB of Express Cache as well as GeForce GTX 675M graphics chip. The firepower’s makes it one of the serious performers in the market.

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Keyboard and Touchpad

Samsung Series 7 Gamer is provided with a full-size keyboard as well as number pad. Using the setting you can activate the backlighting and select Mode dial, Game mode or Balanced mode. When you select balanced mode, a soft blue glow is given off by the backlight. On the other hand when switched to Game mode, you will notice that the backlight gets changed to a deep blue colour as well as the WASD keys turn bright red. In addition to this, the keyboard is packed with U-shaped keys that offer 2.7 mm of travel. As a result, you would enjoy punching bad guys while playing games as well as punching in e-mails would be equally satisfying.

Samsung Series 7 Gamer Specs

Samsung Series 7 Gamer Battery Life

Samsung Series 7 Gamer is powered by 8-cell Li-ion battery as a result the gadget doesn’t offered an amazing battery life. Even if you set your laptop to Eco mode, which helps in cutting off various battery-draining features such as the keyboard’s backlighting as well as lowers the display brightness, this gadget lasts for merely 3 hours and 21 minutes. On the other hand the laptop lasts 10 minutes longer than the latest ASUS G75VW-DS71, however it is well behind the latest MSI’s GT60. Surprisingly the latest gaming laptop by MSI lasts for almost 4 hours and 37 minutes.

Samsung Series 7 Gamer Review

Samsung Series 7 Gamer Price

Samsung Series 7 Gamer laptop price is somewhat closer to $2,000 which restricts many to even think of buying this gadget. Amazon.com is selling this laptop for a discount price of $1,808 with free shipping.

Pros

The Samsung Series 7 Gamer is provided with a fantastic screen, a blazing processor, plenty of ports, graphics, and many more. The gadget is shipped with some of the most exciting features that you would be expecting in a gaming desktop replacement.

Samsung Series 7 Gamer Battery

Cons

This clunky beasty laptop is not a looker. In addition to this, if you consider the price of the gadget; it is one of the best ones in the market. One of the most enticing features of the laptop is its price tag, which is slightly under $2,000.

The Verdict

The Samsung Series 7 Gamer is an expensive, huge and unattractive product. On the other hand it is one of the best gaming laptops introduced in the market this year. If you are comfortable with a 17 inches form, then you would not be disappointed with this gadget. Samsung Series 7 Gamer has a record-breaking speed, an excellent keyboard and a superb display, which makes the device one of the best gaming laptops in the market. You would fall in love with the smoothness by which the games run on this laptop. Now you can play different tupes of games even at the highest settings. Also, you will have a wonderful experience to view videos as well as web pages on the full HD display. They look spectacular.

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