Sony Vaio VPC-CB17FX/B
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
Reviews for the Sony Vaio VPC-CB17FX/B
Source: Comp Reviews
Sony is a key player in multimedia and the VAIO VPC-CB17FX/B is certainly a laptop for anyone looking to use it for high definition media. The laptop which can be found for just over $1000 offers a 15.5-inch display planel that offers full 1080p HD video viewing and a built-in Blu-ray compatible drive. performance isn't too shabby thanks to the new 2nd generation Core processors.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/02/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%
Source: Notegear KO→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/22/2011
Rating: Total score: 91%
AMD Radeon HD 6630M: Successor of the slow clocked (low power) versions of the Mobility Radeon HD 5650 with more cores, UVD3 processor and Eyefinity+.
Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.
Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. The CPU is clocked at 2.3 GHz (Turbo Boost 2.6-2.9 GHz) and the GPU at 650 (1200 MHz Turbo).
» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
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.
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.
From 2014, Sony has reduced the production of Vaio laptops and finally discontinued them. Sony is still present in the smartphone and tablet market, yet not among the Top 5 manufacturers.
85.5%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.
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