Sony Vaio VGN-BX196VP
SpecificationsNotebook: Sony Vaio VGN-BX196VP
Processor: Intel Pentium M 740
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900 128 MB
Display: 15.4 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)
Reviews for the Sony Vaio VGN-BX196VP
Source: Connect DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/01/2006
Rating: Total score: 74% performance: 74% features: 76% ergonomy: 80%
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 900 is an integrated (onboard) graphic chip with shared memory on Mobile Intel 915GM chipset. It is the predecessor of Graphics Media Accelerator 950. The performance can be compared with the Mobile Radeon 9000 (with a 64 bit memory bus).
These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.
Intel Pentium M: With Intel chip set (855 or 915) and Intel WLAN also available with the name Centrino (name for the package).
In the comparison very fast per megahertz and very modest with weaknesses in floating point operations.
It is also available as a low voltage version with very small current consumption.
740: » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
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.
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.
74%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.
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