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Sony Vaio SVE1711X1EB

Specifications

Sony Vaio SVE1711X1EBNotebook: Sony Vaio SVE1711X1EB (Vaio SV-E Series)
Processor: Intel Core i7 3612QM
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 7650M 2048 MB
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 3.2kg
Price: 1100 euro
Average Score: 70.33% - average
Average of 3 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 84%, features: 70%, display: 85% mobility: 73%, workmanship: 88%, ergonomy: 85%, emissions: 74%

Reviews for the Sony Vaio SVE1711X1EB

81% Review Sony Vaio SVE1711X1EB Notebook | Notebookcheck
Turbo? With the SVE1711X1EB, Sony brings out on the market a multimedia laptop, which should appeal to both business and ambitious home users with its Intel Core i7 quad-core CPU, middle class graphics card, and matte display. In our detailed review you will read whether the notebook succeeds or not.
80% Sony Vaio E Series 17 review
Source: CNet English
If watching movies in bed or on your sofa is your thing, a 17-inch laptop could be your perfect companion. Sony's new E Series is such a machine, offering a Full HD screen and a Blu-ray player to get the most from your films. The Sony Vaio E Series 17 offers decent overall performance, along with a Full HD screen and a Blu-ray player. Nearly every part is configurable when you buy it so you can opt for lesser specs if you can't afford this top model.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/20/2012
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

50% Sony Vaio SVE-1711X1E/B
Source: PCM Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/15/2012
Rating: Total score: 50%

Comment

Series:

Sony’s SV-E series was introduced in Q3 2012 as a replacement for the VPC-E budget series. It consists of notebooks from 11.6 to 17.3 inch with a price range from 800 Euro to 1000 Euro depending on the configuration. The 800 euro entry level model houses a Sandy bridge processor and an on-board graphic Intel HD3000. The more expensive 1000 euro model uses a Sandy Bridge quad-core processor and mid-range AMD Radeon graphics.

Since the E series is a series of budget notebooks aiming at average consumers, it does not has the beautiful design or state-of-the-art hardware of Sony’s high end models. But the E-series still has some ace up its sleeves: Its price is comparable to other manufacturer’s mid-range laptop, while having a much better matte display and a somewhat better backlit keyboard, not to mention a timeless design which is similar to other Sony premium notebooks.

Unfortunately, being a budget series, the E-series suffers from some flaws to cut cost, including a bad cooling system, which makes the notebook very hot during heavily gaming, no graphics switchm, which makes the battery run time below average. Despite these flaws, the Sony SV-E series is still a very attractive choice for home office users who are looking for high performance from a premium laptop manufacturer at a fair price.

AMD Radeon HD 7650M: Based on the same chip as the Radeon HD 6650M but with slower core clock. 480 Shader and 128 bit DDR3 interface. 

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.  


3612QM: An Ivy Bridge-based quad-core processor clocked at 2.1 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.1 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4000 GPU running at 650-1100 MHz on a dual channel DDR3 memory controller. The speciality of the i7-3612QM is the low TDP of 35 Watt compared to 45 Watt of the other Ivy Bridge quad core CPUs (e.g. 3610QM).» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


17.3":

This large display size is used for laptops which are mainly intended for an use on a desk.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

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


3.2 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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70.33%: 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.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2012-08-27 (Update: 2012-08-27)