Sony Vaio VPC-CB17FX/B

Specifications

Sony Vaio VPC-CB17FX/BNotebook: Sony Vaio VPC-CB17FX/B (Vaio VPC-CB Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 2410M
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 6630M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.9kg
Price: 1200 euro
Average Score: 85.5% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

Reviews for the Sony Vaio VPC-CB17FX/B

80% Sony VAIO VPC-CB17FX/B 15.5-inch Thin And Light Laptop PC
Source: Comp Reviews English
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%

Foreign Reviews

91% 디자인, 성능, 경제성을 잡아낸 소니의 표준 노트북 PC - 바이오 CB 15FK/P (성능편)
Source: Notegear KO→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/22/2011
Rating: Total score: 91%

Comment

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+.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

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


2410M:

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.


15.6": 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. However 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.


2.9 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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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.


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

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-06- 2 (Update: 2012-05-26)