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Sony Vaio VGN-CR11Z

Specifications

Sony Vaio VGN-CR11ZNotebook: Sony Vaio VGN-CR11Z (Vaio VGN-CR Series)
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T7100
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2300
Display: 14.1 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.5kg
Price: euro
Average Score: 83% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 80%, features: - %, display: - % mobility: - %, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Sony Vaio VGN-CR11Z

83% Sony VAIO VGN-CR11Z/R
Source: PC Pro English
If you like your technology to match your outfit, Sony has designed the CR range for you in a choice of red, blue, pink or white. The vibrant tones are strictly confined to the lid, however, with the inside a more conservative black, edged with metallic trim, and the underside a matte silver. But, despite the lavish appearance, the CR11 collection is one of Sony's more modestly priced ranges, with prices starting at just £765 exc VAT. In addition to its good looks, the CR11 exhibits the build quality we've come to expect from Sony. It feels solid, with no obvious weak points in the chassis. The shiny finish on the lid feels as though it should prevent the odd scratch, although you'll still need to look after it to keep it looking its best. Complementing its good looks and sturdy construction, the CR11Z/R (the 'R' denotes the fiery red finish) on review is well specified.
5 von 6, Preis/Leistung gut, Leistung gut
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/07/2007
Rating: Total score: 83% price: 80% performance: 80%

Comment

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2300: X2300 (renamed X1300 / X1350, only DirectX 9 support) with amplified video functions (HD).

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 Core 2 Duo: This is the Core Duo and Core Solo successor with a longer pipeline and 5-20% more speed without more power consumption. As an addition to the Core Duo design there exists a fourth decoder, an amplified SSE-unit and an additional arithmetical logical unit (ALU).

The Core 2 Duo for laptops is identical to the desktop Core 2 Duo processors but the notebook-processors work with lower voltages (0.95 to 1188 Volt) and a lower Frontside bus clock (1066 vs 667 MHz). The performance of equally clocked notebooks is 20-25% lower than Desktop PCs because of the lower Frontside bus clock and the slower hard disks.


T7100: Entry level to mid-range (at the time of annoucement) dual core processor based on the Merom core.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


14.1":

This display size represents a treshold between the small sizes of subnotebooks and ultrabooks and the standard-sizes of office- and multimedia laptops on the other hand. Laptops with that size are somewhat rare, nowadays.

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


2.5 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.


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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83%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.


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

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Author: Stefan Hinum (Update: 2012-05-26)