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Samsung R590 - Intel Core i5

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By CNET Australia on 78

The Samsung R590 is a decent performer in the mid-level space. We'd have preferred a more attractive screen, a less cheap-looking exterior and Optimus-enabled technology, but ultimately it does well for the...

By PC Pro on 83

Powerful, stylish and replete with features; if portability isnt important, its the stand-out choice...

By Good Gear Guide on 75

Samsung's R590 is an attractive and solidly built 15.6in notebook. It's too cumbersome to be carried around every day, but it does make for a great desktop PC replacement. You can use it for everyday office work, as well as tougher tasks such as...

By Trusted Reviews on 90

Though the likes of Dell offer the option of colourful lids and designs, in general PC manufacturers shy away from bold colours. Anything grey, black, or brown-ish goes down well, as has white in times past. Samsung, however, is unusual in...

By TechRadar on 80

Samsung has impressed us immensely throughout this past year by producing a range of great laptops at decent price points, and the run of good form continues with the R590.It may be one of the more expensive machines from Samsung, but it delivers on...

By NotebookCheck on 82

With the R590, Samsung launches a principally feasible multimedia notebook, which doesn't have any major weaknesses on the one hand, but doesn't have any particular strengths either, on the other hand. The good performance is to be especially...