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Sony Vaio VGN-SZ750N

Specifications

Sony Vaio VGN-SZ750NNotebook: Sony Vaio VGN-SZ750N (Vaio VGN-SZ Series)
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T8100
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS
Display: 13.3 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.8kg
Price: 1400 euro
Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 80%, features: - %, display: - % mobility: - %, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Sony Vaio VGN-SZ750N

80% Sony VAIO VGN-SZ750N/C Ultraportable Laptop PC
Source: Comp Reviews English
The Sony VAIO VGN-SZ750N/C is probably one of the largest ultraportables on the market. While it may not have the smallest dimensions, it does provide a solid overall notebook experience with good performance, lots of storage space and excellent networking features. This makes for a solid ultraportable notebook for those looking at it as their primary computer system.
4 von 5, Leistung gut
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/05/2008
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 80%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS: NVidia GeForce 8400M GS is the DirectX 10 capable successor of the GeForce Go 7400 for laptops and technologically a slower 8400M GT video card (because of the smaller 64 Bit memory bus).

 

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.


T8100: Former mid-range Core 2 Duo based on the Penryn core that features FSB800 and VT-x virtualization functions.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


13.3":

Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

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


1.8 kg:

This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 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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80%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.


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

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