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Sony Vaio VGC-V2M (VGC-V2M)

Sony's worldwide reputation for creating unique, attractive, high-quality, advanced technology products rests on a long line of innovations embraced b...

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“Yeah, but how much?”

published 09/09/2005

ProStyle, Wireless Everything, TV, screen quality

ConsExpensive! Fiddly cable sockets, not very upgradea...

I am writing this review right now on the Sony VGC-V2M. I could tell you all about its specification... but you can find this on any website. I originally looked at a computer like this as an alternative to a laptop, back when the PCV-V1 was the main player. The thing that put me off the V1 was...

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“Sony Vaio V2M”

published 10/06/2005

ProExcellent Screem Resolutiom, (Certinaly looks the ...

ConsMoney to Spec Ratio

I purchased this computer a while back. My previous computer had failed and to put the change in comparison it was like driving a ford escort for several years and then going to purchase a Rolls Royce. This computer was certainly the business, however inline with other computers in the price...

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published 29/05/2010

Hi. Could anyone tell me if it is possible to fix my Sony vgc-v2m? The grapgics card stopped working, so currently running on standard vga. I have been informed that the card...
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Product Information : Sony Vaio VGC-V2M (VGC-V2M)

Manufacturer's product description

Sony's worldwide reputation for creating unique, attractive, high-quality, advanced technology products rests on a long line of innovations embraced by people from all walks of life. With a diverse product lineup serving a variety of lifestyles and industries, Sony continuously strives to introduce new products and technologies to meet changing market needs.

Product Details

Product Description: Sony VAIO VGC-V2M - P4 3 GHz - 512 MB - 200 GB - LCD 17"

Type: PC

Form Factor: All-in-one

Processor: 1 x Intel Pentium 4 3 GHz

Processor Main Features: Hyper-Threading Technology

Cache Memory: 1 MB L2 Cache

Cache Per Processor: 1 MB

RAM: 512 MB (installed) / 1 GB (max) - DDR SDRAM - 400 MHz - PC3200

Storage Controller: IDE Ultra ATA 100

Hard Drive: 1 x 200 GB - ATA-100

Optical Storage: DVD±RW (+R double layer)

Card Reader: Yes

Monitor: 17" - LCD - 1280 x 768 ( WXGA )

Graphics Controller: NVIDIA GeForce FX Go5700

Video Memory: 128 MB

TV Tuner Type: Analogue TV

Audio Output: Integrated

Communications: Fax / modem - integrated - 56 Kbps

Networking: 10Mb LAN, 100Mb LAN

Power: AC 120/230 V

OS Provided: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

Dimensions (WxDxH): 48.4 cm x 39.8 cm x 28.8 cm

Weight: 12.9 kg

Environmental Standards: ENERGY STAR Qualified

General

MPN: VGC-V2M

Type: PC

Product Form Factor: All-in-one

Built-in Devices: Stereo speakers, display

Processor / Chipset

CPU: Intel Pentium 4 3 GHz

CPU Qty: 1

Max CPU Qty: 1

Processor Main Features: Hyper-Threading Technology

Front Side Bus: 800 MHz

Cache Memory

Installed Size: L2 Cache - 1 MB

Cache Per Processor: 1 MB

RAM

Installed Size: 512 MB / 1 GB (max)

Technology: DDR SDRAM

Memory Speed: 400 MHz

Memory Specification Compliance: PC3200

Hard Drive

Type: HDD

Capacity: 1 x 200 GB

Interface Type: ATA-100

Spindle Speed: 7200 rpm

Storage Controller

Type: 1 x IDE - integrated - Ultra ATA 100

Optical Storage

Type: DVD±RW (+R double layer) - IDE

Card Reader

Type: Card reader

Supported Flash Memory Cards: Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick Duo

Monitor

Monitor Type: LCD

Diagonal Size: 17"

Native Resolution: 1280 x 768 ( WXGA )

Widescreen Display: Yes

Graphics Controller

Graphics Processor: NVIDIA GeForce FX Go5700

Video Memory: 128 MB

Video Interfaces: Composite Video, S-Video

Multimedia Functionality

TV Tuner Type: Analogue TV

Audio Output

Type: Integrated

Input Device

Type: Mouse, keyboard

Keyboard

Connectivity: Wireless

Mouse

Connectivity: Wireless

Telecom

Modem: Fax / modem - integrated

Max Transfer Rate: 56 Kbps

Protocols & Specifications: ITU V.90, ITU V.92

Networking

Type: Integrated

Data Link Protocol: Ethernet, Fast Ethernet

Expansion / Connectivity

Slots: 1 (total) / 1 (free) x Memory Stick Card ¦ 1 (total) / 1 (free) x CardBus ¦ Memory

Interfaces: 4 x USB 2.0 ¦ 2 x FireWire - 4 pin FireWire ¦ 1 x microphone ¦ 1 x headphones ¦ 1 x SPDIF output ¦ 1 x TV antenna ¦ 1 x S-video input ¦ 1 x composite video input ¦ 2 x audio line-in ¦ 1 x LAN ¦ 1 x modem ¦ 1 x audio line-in ¦ 1 x IrDA

Miscellaneous

Included Accessories: Remote control

Compliant Standards: ACPI

Power

Device Type: Power supply

Installed Qty: 1

Nominal Voltage: AC 120/230 V

Operating System / Software

OS Provided: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

Software: Yahoo! Messenger, Adobe Premiere, MoodLogic, Sony Click to DVD, Microsoft Works 7.0, Adobe Photoshop Elements 2.0, VAIO Media, Sonic RecordNow, Sony DVgate Plus, Sony SonicStage Mastering Studio, Sony Hotkey Utility, Memory Stick Formatter, Adobe Reader 6.0, Sony PictureGear Studio 2.0, VAIO Edit Components, Norton Internet Security 2004, Adobe Acrobat Elements 6.0, VAIO Update, Sony SonicStage 2.0, Adobe Photoshop Album 2.0 Starter Edition, Norton Password Manager 2004, Google Toolbar, WinDVD for VAIO, Adobe Acrobat Professional

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes

Dimensions & Weight

Width: 48.4 cm

Depth: 39.8 cm

Height: 28.8 cm

Weight: 12.9 kg

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature: 10 °C

Max Operating Temperature: 35 °C

Humidity Range Operating: 20 - 80%

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