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9.2 out of 10

Samsung ATIV Book 7 13.3" / NP740U3E

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Reviews and Problems with Samsung ATIV Book 7 13.3" / NP740U3E

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Overall 2

Hardware failure

GS "home computers admin", Amazon
13 January 2015
  • Summary: The comment about the hinge is EXACTLY right. I purchased mine in Feb 2014 and 11 months later, the hinge has come loose. I baby my computers, this one's in a padded case and hasn't a scratch. And recently the screen hinge started flopping around so that it feels like the screen might just unfasten and fall off at any time. Unfortunately, there's no way to disassemble the screen so that any screws/fasteners might be tightened.
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Overall 4

and although its a nice feature, its highly sensitive and can become damaged ...

Freddy Luster, Amazon
6 August 2014
  • Summary: Do not spend your money on this computer. Its quirky... the hinge is faulty and will end up breaking on you. The screen is touchscreen, and although its a nice feature, its highly sensitive and can become damaged easily and go haywire. Do your research on issues with this computer and you will see my points. Plus Samsung customer service and warranty departments are terrible... they will do all they can to not fix their faulty products.
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Overall 10

Typing on it now

Jesus H. C., Amazon
29 June 2014
  • Summary: OH ME BE DAMNED! I love this comp. It was not black, but silver, other than that it has exceeded all my expectations! Boots from off in less than two sec. Back-lit keyboard is the bee's knees. What's a cd rom? HDMI straight to the tv is awesome sauce. Finally, someone answered MY prayers!
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Overall 10

snapped it with a very good price

Rana, Amazon
3 June 2014
  • Summary: fast dilivery and had problem with the software but samsung took it back , fixed it and returned in less than 10 days ..
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Overall 10

Amazing Machine..worth the money!

Ruel, Amazon
12 May 2014
  • Summary: This machine is awesome! I boot up in seconds. Changed the ram and msata so I have now 10G ram and 500mSATA. Trasnfer of data (i.e. Windows OS and other files was easy as 1,2,3 using the Samsung Data Transfer Wizard. You can watch on youtube on how to open this machine and how to transfer the OS to another mSATA srive. I start to like the color which is brushed aluminum.
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Overall 10

Bought two - High quality, Super Screen, Light, Classy

Cire Gastav, Amazon
11 March 2014
  • Summary: I bought one, then I bought one more on another site - refurbished - since we liked them so much. I had researched and purchased a number of laptops including Asus and the Samsung NP88 and NP78 versions of this computer. The NP74 is quite light and fits in your bag. I just bought the Amazon Basics slip cover as its case. Even the power cable and charger are small. Great to carry around or use it as a desktop replacement.
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Overall 8

Great laptop

Paul Shahinian, Amazon
5 February 2014
  • Summary: Got a great deal on this in BestBuy. Great quality for the price and the case is aluminum and not plastic. Weighs 3.6 lbs which I think is light in its compact form. Screen is 1080p and has good speakers for an ultrabook. Keyboard is fine, key travel isn't very good but its thin. The biggest benefit to me though is the ram on this machine isn't soldered in. You can open it up and upgrade the SSD or Ram. It has two ram slots with one filled by the factory 4gb.
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Overall 6

nice appearance, but one major problem

John F. Walsh "Barry W", Amazon
3 January 2014
  • Summary: I cannot get bit locker enabled, so it is not useful for its intended purpose...traveling. V disappointing. Samsung passed me to Microsoft. Device does have TPM chip so must use other modes. did not work.
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Overall 10

Solid Laptop!

Joseph Arora, Amazon
2 January 2014
  • Summary: 5 hr battery life, beautiful screen and easy to use. I love Windows 8.1! Many new features that are useful once I learned how to use them. The touchscreen is a must have with Windows 8.1!
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Overall 10

Highly recommend

Nicolette "Nicolette Collazo", Amazon
10 December 2013
  • Summary: I bought this after a week of laptop research. This laptop is the only affordable touch screen laptop with full 1080p hd and a good amount of ram/inernal storage which is easily upgradable. The next was the brand new samsung series 9 which was over $1000 and my price range. This laptop looks nice, boots up in seconds, and has incredible battery length. The only con I have is the mousepad can be a little hard to get used to if you're switching from a MacBook Air as I did.
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