Sony Vaio VPC-EF2S1E/BI
SpecificationsNotebook: Sony Vaio VPC-EF2S1E/BI (Vaio VPC-EF Series)
Processor: AMD Phenom II X3 P820
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 1024 MB
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels, glossy: yes
Price: 770 euro
Average of 2 scores (from 1 reviews)
Reviews for the Sony Vaio VPC-EF2S1E/BI
Fast and Elegant? Sony's Vaio notebooks have always been known for their elegant design. In order to also chalk up under its hood, Sony has given the 17 inch Vaio VPC-EF2S1E/BI a Radeon HD 5650 and a Phenom II X3 P820.
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Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/24/2010
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 87% display: 76% mobility: 67% workmanship: 86% ergonomy: 82% emissions: 84%
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.
P820: Mobile 3-core CPU based on the desktop Athlon II X3. Due to the missing level 3 cache and the slow clock speed not really well suited for gamers.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
This large display size is used for laptops which are mainly intended for an use on a desk.
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.
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.
78%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.
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