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: 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: I would like clarify again. If you need a laptop this is the way to go as long as you don't mind installing a usable OS yourself.
Pros: The machine works great, looks very nice and feels well built. The boot up time is rather lengthy, but I've had no problems.
Cons: Windows 8. I can't emphasize that enough. After I read all the reviews on here I thought "Windows 8 can't be THAT terrible. After all, Vista was bad, but still serviceable." I couldn't have been more wrong. The UI is decidedly not designed to be used on a laptop, and applications are impossible t...
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.