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Sony Vaio VGN-FZ11L

Specifications

Sony Vaio VGN-FZ11LNotebook: Sony Vaio VGN-FZ11L (Vaio VGN-FZ Series)
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T7100
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GT 256 MB
Display: 15.4 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.7kg
Price: euro
Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 50%, performance: 81%, features: 71%, display: - % mobility: 64%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: 83%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Sony Vaio VGN-FZ11L

60% Sony VAIO VGN-FZ11L
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Sony FZ11L is a very capable notebook with enough performance and features to keep most people happy. However, other manufacturers have cheaper more powerful, and at least for me, more comfortable alternatives - the Acer Aspire 5920 would be a good first port of call.
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(von 10): 6, Preis/Leistung 5, Leistung 7, Ausstattung 6
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 06/05/2007
Rating: Total score: 60% price: 50% performance: 70% features: 60%

Foreign Reviews

80% Santa Rosa at work
Source: Connect German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 07/20/2007
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 91% features: 82% mobility: 64% ergonomy: 83%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GT: NVidia GeForce 8400M GT is the DirectX 10 capable successor of the GeForce Go 7400 for laptops and technologically a slower 8600M GS video card. Not suited for DX 10 games in high details.

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.


15.4": 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. Nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.7 kg: This notebook is lighter than the average of all notebooks. It is too heavy for sub-notebooks. 14 inch displays are normal for 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.

Sony reviews


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.

Reviews and price comparison on Sony Laptops at Ciao
Price comparison on Sony Laptops at Idealo

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Author: Stefan Hinum (Update: 2013-01-16)