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Sony Vaio VGN-N21Z
Sony Vaio VGN-N21Z

Sony Vaio VGN-N21Z

Specifications

Sony Vaio VGN-N21ZNotebook: Sony Vaio VGN-N21Z
Processor: Intel Core Duo T2250
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950 128 MB
Display: 15.4 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 3.1kg
Price: 1126 euro
price: 75%, performance: 60%, features: 80%, display: 70% mobility: - %, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: 60%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Sony Vaio VGN-N21Z

Foreign Reviews

Bezahlbares Arbeitsgerät
Source: Notebook / Organizer / Handy German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 07/01/2007
Rating: price: 80% performance: 40% display: 80%
Sony Vaio N21Z im Test: Notebook pur
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 05/18/2007
Rating: price: 70% performance: 80% features: 80% display: 60% ergonomy: 60%

Comment

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950 is an integrated (onboard) graphic chip on Mobile Intel 945GM chipset. It is a faster clocked version of the GMA 900 and supports no hardware T&L (Transform & Lightning) accelleration (which is required for some games).

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Core Duo: Double Core processor with a very good relation of performance to current consumption. The 2 MB L2 Cache are used together by the double. The maximum capacity of 31 watts is only 4 watts more than with the Pentium M (predecessor). Both cores are lowered automatically and independently of each other by speed steps down to 1 GHz. In addition it now supports also SSE3 instructions. At least it is just as fast as a equivalent Pentium M. With applications, which were designed for multi-processors, the performance can be nearly twice as fast as with the Pentium M (e.g. CineBench around 86% fast)


T2250: » 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.


3.1 kg: This weight is average for notebooks. Therefore the numerous mass of laptops with 15 inch display fits in 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.

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

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