Sony VAIO F Series VPC-F12Z1E/BI

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Sony VAIO F Series VPC-F12Z1E/BI

The VAIO F series notebook is locked and loaded for all-out performance. Forged for gaming and built for quickness, the F notebook embodies everything...

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ProHigh speed computing, top quality HD screen, 8GB r...

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Product Information : Sony VAIO F Series VPC-F12Z1E/BI

Manufacturer's product description

The VAIO F series notebook is locked and loaded for all-out performance. Forged for gaming and built for quickness, the F notebook embodies everything multimedia. Outfitted with an arsenal of features that are fueled for gaming, the F series notebook packs serious firepower. A dedicated NVIDIA GeForce graphics card allows you to experience the power of high-definition graphics processing for intense gaming action without placing huge demands on the CPU.

Product Details

Product Description: Sony VAIO F Series VPC-F12Z1E/BI - 16.4" - Core i7 740QM - Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit - 8 GB RAM - 500 GB HDD

Product Type: Notebook

Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

Processor: Intel Core i7 740QM / 1.73 GHz ( 2.93 GHz ) / 6 MB Cache

Memory: 8 GB DDR3

Storage: 500 GB HDD / 7200 rpm

Optical Drive: Blu-ray Writer

Display: 16.4" 1920 x 1080 / Full HD

Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M - 1 GB

Networking: 802.11n, Bluetooth 2.1 EDR , Gigabit Ethernet

Battery: Up to 2.5 hours

Colour: Premium black

Dimensions (WxDxH): 38.7 cm x 26.3 cm x 4.1 cm

Weight: 3.2 kg

Microsoft Office Preloaded: Includes a pre-loaded image of select Microsoft Office 2010 suites. Purchase an Office 2010 Product Key Card or disc to activate preloaded software on this PC.

General

MPN: VPCF12Z1E/BI.CEK

Product Type: Notebook

Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Edition

Processor / Chipset

CPU: Intel Core i7 740QM / 1.73 GHz

Max Turbo Speed: 2.93 GHz

Number of Cores: Quad-Core

Cache: L3 - 6 MB

64-bit Computing: Yes

Chipset: Mobile Intel PM55 Express

Features: Intel Turbo Boost Technology

Memory

RAM: 8 GB ( 2 x 4 GB )

Max RAM Supported: 8 GB

Technology: DDR3 SDRAM

Speed: 1333 MHz / PC3-10600

Storage

Main Storage: 500 GB HDD / 7200 rpm

Interface: SATA 1.5 Gb/s

Optical Drive: BD-RE - fixed

Read Speed: 24x (CD) / 8x (DVD) / 6x (BD)

Write Speed: 24x (CD) / 8x (DVD±R) / 4x (DVD±R DL) / 6x (BD-R) / 4x (BD-R DL)

CD / DVD Rewrite Speed: 10x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW) / 5x (DVD-RAM) / 2x (BD-RE) / 2x (BD-RE DL)

Display

Type: 16.4"

Resolution: 1920 x 1080 ( Full HD )

Widescreen: Yes

Features: Auto Luminance Control

Audio & Video

Graphics Processor: NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M - 1 GB

Total Available Graphics Memory: 4600 MB

Camera: Integrated webcam

Resolution (MP): 0.3 Megapixel

Resolution: 640 x 480

Sound: Stereo speakers , microphone

Compliant Standards: Dolby Home Theater

Input

Type: Keyboard, touchpad

Features: Built-in numeric keyboard, multi-touch touchpad

Communications

Wireless: 802.11n, Bluetooth 2.1 EDR

Network Interface: Gigabit Ethernet

Battery

Technology: Lithium Ion

Capacity: 5000 mAh

Run Time: Up to 2.5 hours

Connections & Expansion

Slots: 1 x ExpressCard/34 ( 1 free )

Interfaces: 2 x USB 2.0 ¦ 4-pin FireWire ¦ Microphone input ¦ Headphone output ¦ SPDIF out ¦ HDMI ¦ VGA ¦ USB 2.0/eSATA ¦ LAN

Memory Card Reader: Yes ( SD Card, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo )

Software

Software Included: VAIO Update, McAfee AntiVirus (60 days trial), Windows Live Essentials, VAIO Care, Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0, VAIO Gate, VAIO Media Gallery, Norton Online Backup (Trial), VAIO Transfer Support, Google Chrome, VAIO Smart Network, Sony Picture Motion Browser, VAIO Media Plus, Adobe Reader 9, MusicStation, Sony PS3 Remote Play Software, Sony PS3 Remote Keyboard Software, Microsoft Office 2010 Starter

Microsoft Office Preloaded: Includes a pre-loaded image of select Microsoft Office 2010 suites. Purchase an Office 2010 Product Key Card or disc to activate preloaded software on this PC.

Miscellaneous

Colour: Premium black

Features: Security lock slot (cable lock sold separately)

Included Accessories: Power adapter

Dimensions & Weight

Width: 38.7 cm

Depth: 26.3 cm

Height: 4.1 cm

Weight: 3.2 kg

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