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Sony VAIO VPC-F136FM/B

Specifications

Sony VAIO VPC-F136FM/BNotebook: Sony VAIO VPC-F136FM/B (VAIO VPC-F13 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i7 740QM
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 425M
Display: 16.3 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 3kg
Price: 1100 euro
Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: 60%, performance: 80%, features: 80%, display: - % mobility: 70%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: 60%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Sony VAIO VPC-F136FM/B

60% Sony VAIO F Review
Source: Notebookreview.com English
Overall we can recommend the VAIO F – it is not a jack of all trades by any means but accomplishes most of what Sony designed it to do.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/31/2011
Rating: Total score: 60% price: 60% performance: 80% features: 80% mobility: 70% ergonomy: 60%
70% Sony VAIO F Series
Source: Laptop Mag English
Combining Core i7 muscle with Nvidia graphics, this big-screen multimedia laptop is a pleasure to use.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/16/2010
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% Sony VAIO VPC-F136FM/B
Source: PC Mag English
In addition to being packed with connectivity and networking options, the Sony VAIO VPC-F136FM/B laptop also boasts powerful components that make its productivity and gaming performance almost as robust as its media prowess.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/14/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GT 425M: Successor of the GeForce GT 335M featuring DirectX 11 support and based on the GF108 chip.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

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


Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  


740QM:

The Core i7-740QM is a high-end quad-core CPU for laptops (in 2010) with a relative small base clock rate and a high Turbo Boost max frequency of 2.93 GHz (for one core). Therefore, it combines the advantages of a slow clocked quad core CPU with a fast single core one. Compared to the faster Core i7 mobile CPUs, the 740QM only features 6MB L3 Cache.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


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


3 kg: This weight is average for notebooks. Therefore the numerous mass of laptops with 15 inch display fits in this class of weight.


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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70%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

Review MSI GE603 Notebook
GeForce GT 425M, Core i5 460M, 2.459 kg

Devices with the same GPU

Review Clevo B5130M / mySN XMG A500 Notebook
GeForce GT 425M, Core i5 580M, 15.6", 2.77 kg
Review Acer Aspire 5745DG 3D Notebook
GeForce GT 425M, Core i7 740QM, 15.6", 2.9 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

Review Sony Vaio Fit SV-F1521V6EB Notebook
GeForce GT 740M, Core i7 3537U, 15.5", 2.5 kg
Review Sony Vaio Fit SV-F14A1M2E/S Notebook
GeForce GT 735M, Core i5 3337U, 14", 2.2 kg
Sony Vaio VPC-F133FX
GeForce GT 425M
Sony VAIO VPCF13AFX
GeForce GT 425M
Sony Vaio VPCF13Z1E/B
GeForce GT 425M

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

Sony Vaio F13M1E/H
GeForce GT 425M, Core i5 560M
Sony Vaio VPC-F13M1E/H
GeForce GT 425M, Core i5 560M
Sony Vaio VPCF13
GeForce GT 425M, Core i5 460M

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

MSI GE603
GeForce GT 425M, Core i5 460M, 2.459 kg

Devices with the same GPU

Chiligreen Mobilitas NW10714
GeForce GT 425M, Core i3 380M, 15.6", 2.8 kg
Dell XPS 14-L401X
GeForce GT 425M, Core i7 740QM, 14.0", 2.5 kg
Asus N53jf
GeForce GT 425M, Core i5 540M, 15.6", 3 kg
Acer Aspire 5745DG-3D
GeForce GT 425M, Core i7 620M, 15.6", 2.8 kg
Acer Aspire 5745DG-5454G50Bnks
GeForce GT 425M, Core i5 450M, 15.6", 2.9 kg
Asus N53JQ-SZ137V
GeForce GT 425M, Core i7 740QM, 15.6", 2.7 kg
Asus U41JF-A1
GeForce GT 425M, Core i3 380M, 14.1", 2.2 kg
Medion Akoya P6624
GeForce GT 425M, Core i5 460M, 15.6", 2.7 kg
Lenovo Ideapad Y460N-ITH
GeForce GT 425M, Core i3 380M, 14.0", 2.3 kg
Lenovo Ideapad Y460N-4937
GeForce GT 425M, Core i5 460M, 14.0", 2.3 kg
Lenovo Lenovo Y460N-IFI
GeForce GT 425M, Core i5 560M, 14.0", 2.3 kg
Acer Aspire 5745DG-3855
GeForce GT 425M, Core i5 450M, 15.6", 3 kg
Asus N53JF-XE1
GeForce GT 425M, Core i5 460M, 15.6", 2.9 kg
Acer Aspire 5745DG-374G32Mnks
GeForce GT 425M, Core i3 370M, 15.6", 2.6 kg
Clevo B5130M
GeForce GT 425M, Core i7 640M, 15.6", 2.6 kg
Acer Aspire 5745DG-464G75Bn
GeForce GT 425M, Core i5 460M, 15.6", 2.9 kg
mySN XMG A500
GeForce GT 425M, Core i5 580M, 15.6", 2.77 kg
Medion Akoya P6624/MD98390
GeForce GT 425M, Core i3 370M, 15.6", 2.7 kg
Acer Aspire 5745DG-7744G75Bnks
GeForce GT 425M, Core i7 740QM, 15.6", 2.9 kg
Asus N43JF
GeForce GT 425M, Core i5 520M, 14.0", 2.3 kg
Asus N53JQ
GeForce GT 425M, Core i7 720QM, 15.6", 3 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-11-16 (Update: 2012-05-26)