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This is a template for a future compatibility guide to running Linux with the Samsung NP305V5A laptop. If you have the Samsung NP305V5A and are running Linux on it please consider editing this page or adding a comment below with your compatibility details. By contributing you will help other people running this laptop or trying to make a decision on whether to buy it or not.
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For full specifications see the Samsung NP305V5A specifications page.
|Processor||AMD Quad-Core A6-3410MX Accelerated Processor
AMD Quad-Core A6-3430MX Accelerated Processor
AMD Quad-Core A8-3530MX Accelerated Processor
|Screen||15.6“ 1366×768 Widescreen|
|RAM||Up to 8GB|
|HDD||Up to 1TB|
|Graphics||AMD Radeon Graphics|
Intel 802.11 bg/n
|Optical Drive||Not Tested|
|Graphics Chip||Works||It´s necessary to instal AMD propietary drivers, to obtain a good power management of both graphics (AMD Dual Graphics).|
|VGA Out||Not Tested|
|HDMI Out||Not Tested|
|Bulti-in Microphone||Not Tested|
|Headphone Jack||Not Tested|
|Microphone Jack||Not Tested|
|Card Reader||Not 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.