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Samsung ATIV Book 9-Lite NP915S3G-K01 13.3-inch Touch Screen Notebook Review
Samsung ATIV Book 9-Lite NP915S3G-K01 13.3-inch Touch Screen Notebook Review - PCSTATS
Samsung's ATIV Book 9-Lite slots in somewhere between mainstream laptop and tablet on steroids, though at first glance it looks unassailably like an Ultrabook.
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Notebook SSD Benchmarks: PCmark Vantage HDD Suite, AS SSD

FutureMark PCMark Vantage - HDD Suite Source: FutureMark

PCMark Vantage is the first objective hardware performance benchmark for PCs running 32 and 64 bit versions of Windows Vista. PCMark Vantage is perfectly suited for benchmarking any type of Windows Vista PC from multi media home entertainment systems and laptops to dedicated workstations and hi-end gaming rigs. Regardless of whether the benchmarker is an artist or an IT Professional, PCMark Vantage shows the user where their system soars or falls flat, and how to get the most performance possible out of their hardware. PCMark Vantage is easy enough for even the most casual enthusiast to use yet supports in-depth, professional industry grade testing. Higher points are better.

PCSTATS Benchmark ReportFuturemark PCMark Vantage - HDD Suite
Windows Defender: (MB/s) Points Ranking
Samsung 540U3C-A01 156.1
Samsung 900X4C-A02 138.3
Samsung 915S3G-K01 203.4
Gaming: (MB/s) Points Ranking
Samsung 540U3C-A01 228.2
Samsung 900X4C-A02 164.5
Samsung 915S3G-K01 188.4
Importing to Photo Gallery: (MB/s) Points Ranking
Samsung 540U3C-A01 147.9
Samsung 900X4C-A02 193.5
Samsung 915S3G-K01 190.4
Windows Vista Startup: (MB/s) Points Ranking
Samsung 540U3C-A01 123.4
Samsung 900X4C-A02 208.8
Samsung 915S3G-K01 190.9
Editing w/h Movie Maker: (MB/s) Points Ranking
Samsung 540U3C-A01 89.1
Samsung 900X4C-A02 198.4
Samsung 915S3G-K01 133.9
Media Center: (MB/s) Points Ranking
Samsung 540U3C-A01 148
Samsung 900X4C-A02 299.4
Samsung 915S3G-K01 218.3
Adding Files to Media Player: (MB/s) Points Ranking
Samsung 540U3C-A01 41.4
Samsung 900X4C-A02 123.9
Samsung 915S3G-K01 65.9
Application Loading: (MB/s) Points Ranking
Samsung 540U3C-A01 61.4
Samsung 900X4C-A02 184.7
Samsung 915S3G-K01 70.9

On the whole, PCMark Vantage positions the 128GB Samsung SSD inside the Samsung ATIV Book 9-Lite notebook well. The rest of the system may hamperperformance in the last four tests, but the first half demonsrate good results.

Next up, AS SSD results...

AS SSD 1.6 Benchmark Source:AS SSD

The AS SSD benchmark determines the performance of Solid State Drives (SSD). AS SSD benchmark is made specifically to test SSD performance. It is a synthetic benchmark that gauges bandwidth and latency speeds for solid state disks. Higher bandwidth (MB/s) is better, lower latencies (ms) are better.

PCSTATS Benchmark ReportAS SSD Benchmark 1.6.4013 - Read/Write
Read Sequential (MB/s) Points Ranking
Samsung 540U3C-A01 435
Samsung 900X4C-A02 459.58
Samsung 915S3G-K01 467.95
Write Sequential (MB/s) Points Ranking
Samsung 540U3C-A01 299.7
Samsung 900X4C-A02 253.42
Samsung 915S3G-K01 128.04
Read 4K (MB/s) Points Ranking
Samsung 540U3C-A01 6.46
Samsung 900X4C-A02 18.29
Samsung 915S3G-K01 18.98
Write 4K (MB/s) Points Ranking
Samsung 540U3C-A01 7.64
Samsung 900X4C-A02 41.67
Samsung 915S3G-K01 32.83
Read 4k-64Thrd (MB/s) Points Ranking
Samsung 540U3C-A01 27.36
Samsung 900X4C-A02 284.47
Samsung 915S3G-K01 176.2
Write 4k-64Thrd (MB/s) Points Ranking
Samsung 540U3C-A01 7.17
Samsung 900X4C-A02 91.6
Samsung 915S3G-K01 122.41
Read Acc. Time (ms) Points Ranking
Samsung 540U3C-A01 0.576
Samsung 900X4C-A02 0.137
Samsung 915S3G-K01 0.148
Write Acc. Time (ms) Points Ranking
Samsung 540U3C-A01 0.523
Samsung 900X4C-A02 0.087
Samsung 915S3G-K01 0.114

AS SSD gives us a true measure of the 128GB mSATA SSDs performance. Sequential Read is 467MB/s, among the highest of the three Samsung notebooks tested. Sequential Write is 128MB/s, lower than both the other notebooks. The remainder of AS SSD benchmarks position the 128GB SSD well.

So what does PCSTATS make of the Samsung ATIV Book 9-Lite notebook?

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Contents of Article: Samsung NP915S3G-K01
 Pg 1.  Samsung ATIV Book 9-Lite NP915S3G-K01 13.3-inch Touch Screen Notebook Review
 Pg 2.  ATIV Book 9-Lite Photo Gallery
 Pg 3.  Laptop Details: Ports, Screen, Keyboard...
 Pg 4.  AMD Kabini Processor and Radeon Integrated Graphics
 Pg 5.  Looking Under the Hood - HDD & Memory
 Pg 6.  Notebook Benchmarks: Sysmark 2012, PCmark Vantage
 Pg 7.  Notebook Gaming Benchmarks: 3DMark06, 3DMark Vantage, 3DMark 11
 Pg 8.  Notebook Benchmarks: Sandra 2012 CPU / Memory / SSD
 Pg 9.  — Notebook SSD Benchmarks: PCmark Vantage HDD Suite, AS SSD
 Pg 10.  Final Thoughts on the ATIV

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