Sony Vaio VPC-EB3S1E/BQ

Specifications

Sony Vaio VPC-EB3S1E/BQNotebook: Sony Vaio VPC-EB3S1E/BQ (Vaio VPC-EB Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 460M
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.7kg
Price: 800 euro
Average Score: 87% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

Reviews for the Sony Vaio VPC-EB3S1E/BQ

Foreign Reviews

87% Mobil und leistungsstark
Source: ETM Testmagazin - 2/11 German
Comparison, , Length Unknown, Date: 04/01/2011
Rating: Total score: 87%
Sony Vaio EB3S: egy megnyerő gép
Source: Mobilport HU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/31/2011

Comment

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)

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.


460M: The Core i5-460M has only 3 MB L3 Cache (compared to the I7-620M) and clocks between 2.53-2.8 GHz (Turbo Mode). Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (GMA HD) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.» 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.


2.7 kg: This notebook is lighter than the average of all notebooks. It is too heavy for sub-notebooks. 14 inch displays are normal for 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.

Sony reviews


87%: 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, 2011-02-22 (Update: 2012-05-26)