Pros

  • Very good benchmark performance
  • High-res touchscreen
  • Great battery life

Cons

  • Horrid keyboard
  • Annoying delays while on Wi-Fi

At A Glance

The Samsung Ativ Book 7 has a high-resolution touchscreen display and fabulous battery life, but its wonky Wi-Fi performance is a problem and its keyboard will drive touch typists bonkers.

Manufacturer’s Description

Why stop working when you don't have to? The ATIV Book 7 delivers all day computing with up to 6 hours battery life on a single charge. So when you're away on business you won't have to worry about finding somewhere to plug-in.

Manufacturer’s Website

Samsung Ativ Book 7

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core i5-3337u
Processor speed 1800.0 MHz
Display
Display size 13.3 inches
Display type IPS
Touchscreen Multitouch
Aspect ratio 16:9
Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Graphics
Graphics Type Integrated
Primary Graphics Chipset Intel HD 4000
Storage
Drive 1 size 128.0 GB
Drive 1 type Solid-State Drive
Drives included 1.0
General Information
UPC Code 887276979410
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • Bluetooth
  • HDMI
  • USB 3.0
Ethernet Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Wireless connection
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
Memory
Memory size 4096.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory speed 1600.0 MHz
Motherboard
Motherboard Chipset Samsung NP740U3E-A01UB
Dimensions
Width 12.76 inches
Depth 8.62 inches
Height 0.74 inches
Weight 3.5 pounds
Weight with Accessories 4.0 pounds
Storage Media
SD card SD Card
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8 Pro
Other Features
Devices
  • Built-In Microphone
  • Built-In Webcam

Performance

Product Type
Subcategory Ultra Portable
Overall Performance
Worldbench Score 298.0
Worldbench Version 8.1
Battery
Battery Life 6:03   (hh:mm)
Start Up
Start Up 9.2   seconds (lower is better)
Office Productivity
PCMark 7 Productivity Suite 4112.0   score (higher is better)
Web Browsing
Peacekeeper 2169.0   score (higher is better)
Storage Performance
PCMark 7 Storage Test 4727.0   score (higher is better)
File Compression 143.4   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 261.0   seconds (lower is better)
Image Editing - GPU Accelerated 326.7   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 200.0   seconds (lower is better)
Audio Encoding 289.5   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
3DMark, Ice Storm 27169.0   score (higher is better)
3DMark, Firestrike 455.0   score (higher is better)
3DMark, Cloud Gate 3301.0   score (higher is better)
3DMark, Firestrike Extreme 223.0   score (higher is better)
Dirt Showdown, Low Quality, 1024x768 34.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 3, Ultra Quality, 1920x1080 0.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 3, Ultra Quality, 1024x768 6.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Bioshock Infinite, Ultra Quality, 1920x1080 3.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Bioshock Infinite, Low Quality, 1024x768 20.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Power Usage
Working power usage 2.8   Watt hours
Idle power usage 18.5   Watts