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Sony VAIO VPC-F12M0E/B review

A stunningly high-powered Blu-ray media centre, ideal for both work and play

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Product Type
Notebook
Green Compliant
Yes
Hard Drive Capacity
500 GB
Processor Manufacturer
Intel
Graphics Controller Manufacturer
NVIDIA
Graphics Controller Model
GeForce GT 330M
Bluetooth
Yes
Wireless LAN
Yes
Optical Drive Type
Blu-ray Reader/DVD-Writer
Maximum Battery Run Time
3 Hour
FireWire/i.LINK
Yes
HDMI
Yes
Webcam
Yes
eSATA/USB Combo
Yes
Product Family
VAIO F
Operating System Architecture
64-bit
Processor Model
i7-740QM
Colour
Black
Operating System
Windows 7 Home Premium
Brand Name
Sony
Processor Speed
1.73 GHz
Processor Type
Core i7
Screen Size
41.7 cm (16.4")
Screen Resolution
1920 x 1080
Standard Memory
4 GB
Weight (Approximate)
3.10 kg
Cache
6 MB
Processor Core
Quad-core (4 Core)
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority
ENERGY STAR
64-bit Processing
Yes
Chipset Manufacturer
Intel
Chipset Model
PM55 Express
Optical Media Supported
BD-ROM/DVD-RAM/±R/±RW
Dual-Layer Media Supported
Yes
Graphics Memory Capacity
Up to 1 GB
Display Screen Type
Active Matrix TFT Colour LCD
Wireless LAN Standard
IEEE 802.11n
Bluetooth Standard
Bluetooth 2.1
Ethernet Technology
Gigabit Ethernet
Total Number of USB Ports
3
Memory Standard
DDR3-1333/PC3-10600
Height
41 mm
Width
387.2 mm
Depth
263 mm
Screen Mode
Full HD
Memory Technology
DDR3 SDRAM
Product Series
F
Manufacturer
Sony Corporation
Product Model
VPCF12M0E/B
Product Name
VAIO VPCF12M0E/B Notebook
Pointing Device Type
TouchPad
Product Line
VAIO
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Manufacturer Part Number
VPCF12M0E/B.CEK
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.sony.co.uk
Marketing Information

See how your favourite movies and games come alive on a sophisticated VAIO Display Premium screen. Scenes are ultra bright with the highest levels of colour and contrast for amazing realism. The real-wide 16:9 format gives reduced black bars so you can see more of the action, wherever you are sitting.

Maximum Memory
8 GB
Battery Chemistry
Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Package Contents
  • VAIO VPCF12M0E/B Notebook
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • Power Cord

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