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Sony Vaio VPC-SB11FX/W

Specifications

Sony Vaio VPC-SB11FX/WNotebook: Sony Vaio VPC-SB11FX/W (Vaio VPC-SB Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 2410M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 3000
Display: 13.3 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.7kg
Price: 1000 euro
Average Score: 85% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

Reviews for the Sony Vaio VPC-SB11FX/W

85% Sony VAIO S Series VPCSB11FX
Source: Computer Shopper English
Message to Apple: When you're on top, you're the target. Take one look at the VAIO S Series, Sony's latest stylish laptop entry, and it's clear the electronics giant's design team had its aiming reticule set right on the 13-inch Apple MacBook Pro. Sony’s S Series packs speed and features into a slim frame, and it squeaks in under $1,000. It's stylish enough to be a lower-cost alternative to the MacBook Pro.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/01/2011
Rating: Total score: 85%

Comment

Intel HD Graphics 3000: Integrated graphics card in the Intel Sandy Bridge processors (Core ix-2xxx). The HD 3000 is the faster (internally GT2 called) version with 12 Execution Units (EUs).

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics 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.


13.3":

Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size.

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.


1.7 kg:

This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 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.

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85%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.


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

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-08-26 (Update: 2012-05-26)