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Sony Vaio YB Series

Sony Vaio YB16Processor: AMD E-Series E-350
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 6310
Display: 11.6 inch
Weight: 1.5kg
Price: 600 euro
Average Score: 83% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: 67%, performance: 83%, features: 83%, display: - %
mobility: - %, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

 

Sony Vaio YB16

Specifications

Sony Vaio YB16Notebook: Sony Vaio YB16
Processor: AMD E-Series E-350
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 6310
Display: 11.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 1.5kg
Price: 600 euro
Links: Sony homepage
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Average Score: 83% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 3 reviews)

 

83% Sony Vaio YB reviewed: one of the first Fusion laptops on the market
Source: PC Authority English
One thing that we wish Sony had done was slap more memory into the Vaio YB. While 2GB is pretty standard for netbooks, the GPU part of the E-350 eats up 400MB right off the bat. Bumping the RAM up to 3 or 4GB would just give that little bit of extra buffer so memory didn't become an issue when running heavy loads. Overall though, it is a minor qualm over a product that generally exceeds our expectations.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/03/2011
Rating: Total score: 83% price: 67% performance: 83% features: 83%
Recensione Sony VAIO YB
Source: Notebook Italia Italian IT→EN
Positive: design, compact size, display, graphic performance; negative: price, battery runtime, casing stiffness
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/02/2011
AMD pink ultra-portable Sony YB16 sharing trial
Source: enet.com.cn zh-CN→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/18/2011

 

Comment

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

AMD Radeon HD 6310: Integrated graphics card in the Zacate netbook processors (e.g. E-350 and E-240) featuring an UVD3 video decoder and no dedicated memory.

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


AMD E-Series:

E-350: Dual Core low power processor with an integrated graphics cards. The processor is on a level with Celeron SU2300 (1.2 GHz) and the GPU part about as fast as an Nvidia ION (2).


» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


1.5 kg:

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

1.5 kg:


83%: 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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Stefan Hinum, 2011-03- 9 (Update: 2012-05-26)