Summary: I picked up this laptop as an open box unit at Best Buy for $330 after tax. My experience thus far has been great, with only a couple of minor exceptions. The trackpad tends to freeze up if you accidentally touch two separate areas of it without doing a two finger swipe gesture correctly.
Summary: EDIT: I have left a fantastic review below but start having problems with the unit. I called Samsung and they said I will have to exchange the laptop since there is something wrong and it is a manufacture defect. I have issues typing and using the mouse. Bummer!
Summary: I've had this laptop for a couple of months and wanted to give an honest opinion/review after adjusting to Win8 (I Use Win7 and XP as well). Thus far, this has been a surprisingly agile, easy to navigate, fun to own laptop.
Summary: I swore the last time I purchased a PC that it would be the LAST PC I'd buy. But I have been so frustrated with an old Vista basic machine that I didn't have the funds to purchase a REAL computer (Hint....Apple).
Summary: It is Good for Mild Gamming, I Game on Built Desktop PC for a while now. Needed something to go to lan parties to play FPS, does a good job for the resolution of 1.3x.7k resolucion it works with.
Summary: I've had several weeks to use this laptop, so here are my considered opinions. I purchased this laptop because it was pretty much the only laptop with dual graphics without two discrete cards that was anywhere near my budget.
Summary: ATTENTION: If you need drivers for this laptop, go to the Samsung website, start an online chat, and just ask them for the SW Update program. They will send it to you free right through chat, and it basically downloads and installs all the drivers you need automatically.
Summary: For a general-purpose laptop, this series is probably as good as you'll get for the money. It's fast, quiet, doesn't get too hot, and seems fairly sturdy. It's perfectly serviceable for gaming, although some newer games (e.g.
Summary: Got this unit at Best Buy in Canada for $499 yesterday and it came with 8GB of ram not 6GB. Best Value by a country mile in an under $500 laptop I could find. Going to try the free AMD RamDrive to see if it works in improving video buffering on web browsing.