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Samsung R780 17.3in laptop

Big and beautiful?

Benchmark Results

Predictably, Windows 7 Home Premium is installed, but in a bizarre move Samsung has opted for the 32-bit version. So, although the laptop has 4GB of memory available, Windows reports that only 3.48GB of this is actually usable.

PCMark Vantage Results

Samsung R780

Longer bars are better

Samsung R780

Longer bars are better

Battery Life Results

Samsung R780

Longer bars are better

The Core i5-430M processor sitting within the R780 is a dual-core model running at 2.26GHz. In PCMark Vantage it helped the laptop return an overall score of 5342, which really isn’t that far behind the Core i7-powered Acer Ethos.

Samsung R780

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