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Samsung RC710

alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 reviews of Samsung RC710. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the sound and price. The usability and screen are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some less positive comments about the portability. There are some mixed opinions about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Samsung RC710 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 user reviews of Samsung RC710 from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Reviewers are impressed by the keyboard and screen. The sound and usability are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed comments about the reliability. Some have doubts about the portability.

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74% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung RC710 17.3-inch Laptop PC (Intel Core i5-480M 2.66 Ghz, 4GB RAM, 640 GB HDD, WLAN, Webcam, Win 7 Home Premium)Samsung RC710 17.3-inch Laptop PC (Intel Core i5-480M 2.66 Ghz, 6GB RAM, 640 GB HDD, WLAN, Webcam, Win 7 Home Premium)Samsung RC710 17.3-inch notebook PC (Intel Core i5-480M 2.66 Ghz, 4GB RAM, 640 GB HDD, WLAN, Webcam, Win 7 Home Premium)

Dec, 2015

Expert review by: Chris Barraclough (

Samsung RC710 review


A great home option for getting online as well as enjoying your media

Good office performance ; Sharp and vibrant screen ; Decent graphics performance ; Good usability

Not very portable ; Webcam not good with motion

May, 2011

Expert review by: Tom Morgan (

Samsung RC710 review


A well designed desktop replacement, but it isn't great value at this price

Considering it's possible to buy a 17in laptop for a lot less than this, it's clear that it isn't the big screen that's responsible for the RC710's high price. At this price, we'd expect the latest components and better 3D performance. If you don't...

Nov, 2011

Consumer review by: Well Behaved (

I would recommend the SAMSUNG RC710 to anybody


I couldn't respond or comment directly to the review posted on this product, so I'll try this way... I run a medium size business and I purchased a number (9) of Samsung RC710 laptops a few years ago. I have NEVER had a problem with any of them and...

Dec, 2014

Consumer review by: Fit (

Dont buy a Samung Laptop!!!!


Worst experience with a laptop ever. After sales service even worse. Very rude and happy to put you on hold or blame you for the problems. Workmanship very poor.

Purchased the product. Fresh out of the box had a faulty hard drive, mouse pad did not scroll and was coming unstuck. Finally got the post box to send it away and got it back with a new hard drive, new scratches a screen border detaching from the...

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

Samsung RC710-S01UK


Runs fast - boots up quickly. Large clear screen. Good keyboard. Light for size of screen (in my opinion). It's great to be able to stream iPlayer video without having to download files first. The graphics are sharp. I'm very pleased with this machine

Sep, 2011

Product Specifications


Convertible: No
DVD Writer:Blu-ray Combo / DVD-Writer
Embedded 3G/4G: No
Embedded UMTS: No
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: Yes


Bluetooth: Yes
Card Reader:3 in 1 Card Reader
Firewire: No
TV Output: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes


Aspect Ratio:16:9
LED Backlight:Edge LED
LED Technology:Edge LED
Touchscreen: No
True Resolution:WSXGA

General Features

Convertible: No
Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Intel Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook: No
Operating System Version:Windows 7 Home Premium


Brand of Graphic Chip:nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):GeForce 315M / GeForce GT 330M


Chipset Brand:Intel
Chipset Type:HM55
Processor:CORE I5
Processor Brand:Intel
Processor Number:I5-480M