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Sony Vaio VPCZ11X9R/B

Specifications

Sony Vaio VPCZ11X9R/BNotebook: Sony Vaio VPCZ11X9R/B (Vaio VPC-Z Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 520M
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics
Display: 13.1 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.4kg
Price: 1700 euro
Average Score: 79% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 50%, performance: 78%, features: 80%, display: 69% mobility: 41%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: 48%

Reviews for the Sony Vaio VPCZ11X9R/B

Sony - Vaio Z review
Source: IT Reviews English
The Sony Vaio Z is a great looking little laptop with lots of alluring features. In the end the battery life lets it down, and the price feels astronomical. But that doesn't stop us wanting one.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/04/2010
Rating: price: 50% features: 80% mobility: 40%

Foreign Reviews

79% Обзор субноутбука Sony Vaio Z11X9R/B
Source: Retera RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/25/2010
Rating: Total score: 79% performance: 78% display: 69% mobility: 42% emissions: 48%

Comment

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics: Onboard graphics card that is built in the new Arrandale CPUs (Core i3 / i5 / i7 Dual Cores). Depending on the model and Turbo Boost, the GMA HD is clocked between 166 and 766 MHz.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

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


520M:

The Core i5-520M has only 3 MB L3 Cache (compared to the I7-640M) and clocks between 2.4-2.93 GHz (Turbo Mode). Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (GMA HD 3150) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


13.1":

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.


1.4 kg:

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 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.

Sony reviews


79%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.


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

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Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i5 2467M, 1.5 kg
Toshiba Portégé Z835-P360
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i3 2367M, 1.1 kg
Toshiba Satellite L730-10G
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i3 380M, 2.1 kg
Toshiba Portégé R700-13K
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i3 350M, 1.4 kg
Acer TravelMate TimelineX 8372T-5464G32Mnkk
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i5 460M, 1.8 kg
Samsung Q330-JA08UK
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i3 380M, 2 kg
Toshiba Satellite L635-S3104
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i5 480M, 2.2 kg
Samsung 900X3A-A01FR
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i5 2537M, 1.35 kg
Acer Aspire 3820TZ
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Pentium P6100, 1.8 kg
Dell Vostro 3300-N33035R
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i3 370M, 1.8 kg
Toshiba Portégé R835-P56X
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i5 2410M, 1.5 kg
Asus P31F-RO108X
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i3 380M, 1.9 kg
HP ProBook 5320m-WS996EA
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i5 450M, 1.7 kg
Toshiba Satellite R630-143
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i3 370M, 1.5 kg
Toshiba Satellite L630-ST2N04
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i3 380M, 2.2 kg
Toshiba Portégé R700-184
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i5 560M, 1.8 kg
HP Pavilion dm3t, i3-380M
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i3 380UM, 1.8 kg
Toshiba Satellite R630-141
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i5 460M, 1.5 kg
Toshiba Satellite R630-13U
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i5 460M, 1.4 kg
Toshiba Portégé R700-15H
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i5 450M, 1.4 kg
Toshiba Portégé R700-15P
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i7 620M, 1.5 kg
Samsung ZX310
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, , 1.4 kg
Toshiba Portégé R700-02B
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i3 330M, 1.4 kg
Maingear Clutch 13
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i3 330UM, 1.5 kg
Sony Vaio VPC-S13X9E/B
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i3 370M, 2 kg
Toshiba Portégé R700-19L
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i3 370M, 1.4 kg
Toshiba Portégé R705-P40
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i5 460M, 1.4 kg
Samsung Q330-JA04UK
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i3 370M, 2 kg
Toshiba Satellite R630-14H
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i3 370M, 1.4 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-06-14 (Update: 2012-05-26)