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Samsung NP305V5A


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For full specifications see the Samsung NP305V5A specifications page.

NameSamsung NP305V5A
ProcessorAMD Quad-Core A6-3410MX Accelerated Processor
AMD Quad-Core A6-3430MX Accelerated Processor
AMD Quad-Core A8-3530MX Accelerated Processor
Screen15.6“ 1366×768 Widescreen
RAMUp to 8GB
HDDUp to 1TB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsAMD Radeon Graphics
Network10/100/1000 Ethernet
Intel 802.11 bg/n

Linux Compatibility

Optical DriveNot Tested
Graphics ChipWorksIt´s necessary to instal AMD propietary drivers, to obtain a good power management of both graphics (AMD Dual Graphics).
VGA OutNot Tested
HDMI OutNot Tested
Bulti-in MicrophoneNot Tested
Headphone JackNot Tested
Microphone JackNot Tested
EthernetNot Tested
BluetoothNot Tested
Card ReaderNot Tested
WebcamNot Tested
Touch PadWorks
Suspend/ResumeNot Tested


To obtain a good battery life with this laptop and avoid overheat problems, is strictly necessary to install AMD propietary drivers. In the settings of the Catalyst controllers you can select which graphic card to use.


In general the performance is good. Everything works well.


Eeeocij, 2014/09/21 13:04

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