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Sony Vaio VGN-FZ21Z

Specifications

Sony Vaio VGN-FZ21ZNotebook: Sony Vaio VGN-FZ21Z (Vaio VGN-FZ Series)
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T7500
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GS
Display: 15.4 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.8kg
Price: 1500 euro
price: - %, performance: - %, features: - %, display: 90% mobility: 60%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Sony Vaio VGN-FZ21Z

Vaio VGN-FZ21Z
Source: PC Praxis - 2/08 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 01/04/2008
Rating: mobility: 60%
Blu-Ray
Source: e-media - 22/07 German
Comparison, , Very Short, Date: 11/30/2007
Rating: display: 90%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GS: NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GS is the DirectX 10 capable successor of the GeForce Go 7600 / 7700 for laptops and technically a higher clocked 8400M GT. The performance is slightly above the 7600 / 7700 and, therefore, it can represent DirectX9 games fluently. For DirectX 10 effects, the power of the card is not sufficient.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics 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.


T7500:

The Core 2 Duo T7500 is a Merom based Core 2 Duo with 4MB Level 2 Cache. It is positioned in the middle class (in 2009) and performs on par with a modern P7550 or Turion II Ultra M640/M660.

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


15.4":

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.


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

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2008-03-23 (Update: 2012-05-26)