Pros

  • Excellent keyboard
  • Sleek exterior and light weight for a 15-incher

Cons

  • Intel graphics useless for modern PC games
  • Motion smearing in video

At A Glance

Samsung ships an elegant looking laptop with a great keyboard, but the machine is overpriced for what you get.

Manufacturer’s Description

Elegant Curved Design with Chrome Accents. With a gracefully curved exterior and highlighted with chrome accents, the SF510 breaks the mold of conventional styling. Its exterior is colored soft ivory with a dramatic chocolate brown interior. Stand out with the SF510 laptop.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number NP-SF510-S01US
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Maximum Battery Run Time 6.50 Hour
Interfaces/Ports
HDMI Yes
Total Number of USB Ports 3
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 3
VGA Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 15.60 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Screen Mode WXGA
Screen Resolution 1366 x 768
Backlight Technology LED
Graphics Controller Manufacturer NVIDIA
Graphics Controller Model GeForce 310M
Graphics Memory Capacity Up to 512 MB
Graphics Memory Accessibility Dedicated
Storage
Storage Size 640 GB
Hard Drive Interface Serial ATA
Hard Drive RPM 5400
Optical Drive Type DVD-Writer
General Information
Manufacturer Samsung
UPC Code 36725726802
Manufacturer Part Number NP-SF510-S01US
Brand Name Samsung
Product Name SF510 Notebook
Marketing Information

Elegant Curved Design with Chrome Accents. With a gracefully curved exterior and highlighted with chrome accents, the SF510 breaks the mold of conventional styling. Its exterior is colored soft ivory with a dramatic chocolate brown interior. Stand out with the SF510 laptop.

Product Model SF510
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.samsungusa.com
Product Series SF
Memory
Memory Card Supported MultiMediaCard (MMC), Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC), Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC)
Standard Memory 4 GB
Memory Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Memory Card Reader Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • SF510 Notebook
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • Network & Communication
    Wireless LAN Yes
    Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11n
    Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet
    Physical Characteristics
    Height 1.3"
    Width 15.0"
    Depth 10.1"
    Weight (Approximate) 88.0 oz
    Built-in Devices
    Webcam Yes
    Processor & Chipset
    Processor Manufacturer Intel
    Processor Type Core i3
    Processor Model i3-380M
    Processor Speed 2.53 GHz
    Processor Core Dual-core (2 Core)
    Cache 3 MB
    Software
    Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium
    Operating System Architecture 64-bit

    Performance

    Overall Performance
    WorldBench 6 Score 93.0
    Battery
    Battery Life 4:46   (hh:mm)
    Office Productivity
    Web Browsing 290.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Office Suite Use 419.0   seconds (lower is better)
    File Compression 244.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Content Creation
    Image Editing 438.0   seconds (lower is better)
    GPU Graphics Rendering 433.0   seconds (lower is better)
    CPU Graphics Rendering 476.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Encoding 275.0   seconds (lower is better)
    DVD Burning 404.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Editing 204.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Gaming
    Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 800 by 600 23.47   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1024 by 768 17.24   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 800 by 600 18.28   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1024 by 768 13.11   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 800x600 12.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 10.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Dirt 2, Low Quality, 800x600 16.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Dirt 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 13.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Multitasking
    World Bench 6 Multitasking 347.0