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Sony VAIO VGN-NS230E

Specifications

Sony VAIO VGN-NS230ENotebook: Sony VAIO VGN-NS230E (Vaio VGN-NS Series)
Processor: Intel Pentium Dual Core T3400
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500M
Display: 15.4 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.9kg
Price: 600 euro
price: - %, performance: 70%, features: - %, display: 90% mobility: 80%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Sony VAIO VGN-NS230E

Sony VAIO VGN-NS230E
Source: notebookforums.com English
Weighing at 6+lbs, this general-purpose notebook is a good buy at around 700USD. The 15.4" screen of 1280x800 is stocked with an Intel Pentium dual Core, a 250GB hard disk drive and 3 GB of RAM. Pentium Dual Core? What is Sony thinking about in this computing age? Good price system for a Sony notebook, with a gook looking design look. Another point to Sony for its low price line.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/25/2009
Rating: performance: 70% display: 90% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%

Comment

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500M: The graphics core of the Intel GL40 and GS40 chipset features a slower clocked GMA 4500MHD (400 versus 533 MHz). Because of the slower core speed, full Blu-Ray Logo support is not given and the gaming performance is a bit worse.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Pentium Dual Core: The return of the name Pentium, though it is a Yonah core. In fact, it is a double Core processor with a very good relation of performance to current consumption.


T3400: Merom based entry-level Pentium Dual-Core processor with some reduced power saving functions compared to Core 2 Duo CPUs.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.4":

15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.9 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.


Sony: Sony Corporation is a multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Japan. Sony is one of the leading manufacturers of electronics, video, communications, video game consoles, and information technology products for the consumer and professional markets. Its name is derived from sonus, the Latin word for sound. The company was founded 1946 with another name and renamed in 1958. Sony Corporation is the electronics business unit and the parent company of the Sony Group, which is engaged in business through its five operating segments—electronics, games, entertainment (motion pictures and music), financial services and other. Sony is a notebook manufacturer of medium size according international market shares.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2009-10- 9 (Update: 2012-05-26)