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Sony Vaio VPCEC3S0E/WI review

A great-looking, high-powered desktop replacement that's very easy to like

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Product Type
Notebook
Green Compliant
Yes
Hard Drive Capacity
500 GB
Processor Manufacturer
Intel
Graphics Controller Manufacturer
ATI
Graphics Controller Model
Mobility Radeon HD 5470
Bluetooth
Yes
Wireless LAN
Yes
Optical Drive Type
DVD-Writer
Maximum Battery Run Time
2.50 Hour
HDMI
Yes
Webcam
Yes
eSATA/USB Combo
Yes
Product Family
VAIO EC
Operating System Architecture
64-bit
Processor Model
i5-460M
Colour
Matte White
Operating System
Windows 7 Home Premium
Brand Name
Sony
Processor Speed
2.53 GHz
Processor Type
Core i5
Screen Size
43.9 cm (17.3")
Screen Resolution
1600 x 900
Standard Memory
6 GB
Weight (Approximate)
3.30 kg
Cache
3 MB
Processor Core
Dual-core (2 Core)
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority
ENERGY STAR
64-bit Processing
Yes
Chipset Manufacturer
Intel
Chipset Model
HM55 Express
Optical Media Supported
DVD-RAM/±R/±RW
Dual-Layer Media Supported
Yes
Graphics Memory Capacity
Up to 512 MB
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
4
Memory Standard
DDR3-1066/PC3-8500
Height
31.9 mm
Width
409.1 mm
Depth
273.8 mm
Screen Mode
WSXGA
Memory Technology
DDR3 SDRAM
Product Series
EC
Manufacturer
Sony Corporation
Product Model
VPCEC3S0E/WI
Product Name
VAIO VPCEC3S0E/WI Notebook
Pointing Device Type
TouchPad
Product Line
VAIO
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Manufacturer Part Number
VPCEC3S0E/WI.CEK
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.sony.co.uk
Marketing Information

Whether it's open or closed, the VAIO E Series will turn heads. Choose from eye-catching colors and subtly patterned lids to contemporary neutral tones that look truly unique. Plus, the VAIO E Series line of laptops offers a display size for every need, including 14", 15.5" and 17.3" models. With so many options, this laptop is for those looking for more than "business as usual" from their PC brand.

Maximum Memory
8 GB
Battery Chemistry
Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Package Contents
  • VAIO VPCEC3S0E/WI Notebook
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • Power Cord
  • Documentation Pack

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