Sony Vaio VPC-EB1S1E/WI
SpecificationsNotebook: Sony Vaio VPC-EB1S1E/WI (Vaio VPC-EB Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 430M
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650
Display: 15.5 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Price: 750 euro
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)
Reviews for the Sony Vaio VPC-EB1S1E/WI
The Sony VAIO E-Series is just a little too expensive and portability is hampered by a poor battery. Otherwise the screen and general usability are excellent.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/18/2010
Rating: Total score: 60%
Source: Notebookinfo DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/25/2010
Rating: Total score: 77% performance: 86% features: 82% display: 72% mobility: 63% workmanship: 82%
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/08/2010
Rating: performance: 80% ergonomy: 50%
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650: Middle class DirectX 11 capable graphics card with a power consumption of about 15-20 Watt. Supports Eyevision (up to 6 monitors)
Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.
The Core i5-430M is a middle class dual core CPU that features only 3 MB L3 Cache (compared to the I7-640M) and clocks between 2.26-2.53 GHz (Turbo Mode). Furthermore, VT-d, trusted Execution and AES features are missing in the 430M. Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (Intel HD Graphics with 500-733 MHz) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.
» 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.
68.5%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.
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