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Samsung Series 7 Gamer

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81 Engadget Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
81

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

Despite suffering a handful of faults common to oversized laptops, the Samsung Series 7 Gamer excels where it counts. Gamers looking for a rig that's easy to relocate won't be disappointed.

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Pros
  • Gorgeous display
  • Graphical powerhouse
  • Subtle, clean design
Cons
  • "Gamer Mode" dialisover the top
  • LED management software is limited
  • Chassisdesign limits port availability
81 Engadget Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
81

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Scores

Engadget

81
 

User Reviews

80
dam1917
I enjoy the over-all features and power this laptop has to offer. The one turn-off...read more
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80
dam1917
06.24.12
I enjoy the over-all features and power this laptop has to offer. The one turn-off that might be for some is the bulkiness and slight lack of innovation that Samsung put into their first gaming laptop.But this leaves more to ask for, later.