Sony Vaio VGC-V3M (VGC-V3M)

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Sony Vaio VGC-V3M (VGC-V3M)

V Series desktops feature a compact, sleek design built to impress in any room of the house. The wireless keyboard and mouse not only eliminate the un...

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“SONY VAIO VGC-V3M”

published 24/02/2007

Pro A really good computer, a media centre pc, so its...

Cons none

I have one of these and have connected a Topfield TF5800 PVR to it, so now it has freeview. I have also connected a VCR and a PS2 to it. This makes the ultimate machine, it is really fast and has enough storage for anything. I personally install on the D drive instead of the C drive. With the DVD...

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Excellent

ProGood size Screen, Fast machine, Bril TV Picture

ConsNo digital tuner, Battery life on Mouse not great

I have had one of these now for just over 6 months and love it too bit s, i play a lot of games and the sony seems to handle them well, it did have a bit of trouble with doom 3 but after lowering some settings it now wizzs along, the screen is great with clear pictures in windows tv and games...

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“Sony Vaio V3M”

published 05/10/2005

Protop of the range

Consprice

the sony vaio is top of the range desktop computer it might be pricy but it is worth every penny because it has everything such as PC - All-in-one - DVD-Writer - CPU: Pentium 4 - 3.2 GHz - 512 MB - HDD: 250 GB - VGC-V3M. this computer is quiet fast at processing information with its 3.2 ghz...

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Excellent

“the speeedy computer”

published 06/01/2006

Prothis pc is the best it has a great speed and is ve...

Consdue to many softwares installed this pc becomes sl...

this computer is the best and no one as fast as this its cool and unbelievable every one should have one its great this pc is the best it has a great speed and is very easy to use, every one should have one so thats the reason its called the super fast computer , it should be noted that always...

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Super

ProA good combination of a desktop pc if it's for a s...

ConsQuite costly and not suitable for pc beginner or a...

Firstly, i think the system is too costly and it's out of the usage area that a normal pc user should have. Like the hard disk storage of 250gb. If the space can be decreased to about 120 gb and the expenses saved used on changing the processor to a better one than run smoother like pentium 4 3.8...

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“sooo cool”

published 10/02/2006

Prolooks good, fast

Consneeds seperate wireless adapter, price

Despite the push towards Media Center PCs, Sony decided early on that it wasn't going to jump onto the Microsoft bandwagon. Instead Sony developed its own media PC software to piggy back a standard installation of Windows XP. Now, I've seen many attempts at circumventing Windows XP Media Center...

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Product Information : Sony Vaio VGC-V3M (VGC-V3M)

Manufacturer's product description

V Series desktops feature a compact, sleek design built to impress in any room of the house. The wireless keyboard and mouse not only eliminate the unsightly clutter of wires, but allow you to use your VGC-V3M as a TV, VCR or DVD player from the comfort of your couch. Now with a DVD+-RW double layer drive, the VGC-V3M allows you to burn saved TV to a DVD! Combined with great computing performance, the VGC-V3M is the height of versatility and style.

Product Details

Product Description: Sony VAIO VGC-V3M - P4 3.2 GHz - 512 MB - 250 GB - LCD 17"

Type: PC

Form Factor: All-in-one

Processor: 1 x Intel Pentium 4 3.2 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

Storage Controller: IDE

Hard Drive: 1 x 250 GB

Optical Storage: DVD-Writer

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

OS Provided: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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

Weight: 13 kg

General

MPN: VGC-V3M

Type: PC

Product Form Factor: All-in-one

Built-in Devices: Stereo speakers, display

Processor / Chipset

CPU: Intel Pentium 4 3.2 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

Hard Drive

Type: HDD

Capacity: 1 x 250 GB

Spindle Speed: 7200 rpm

Storage Controller

Type: IDE - integrated

Optical Storage

Type: DVD-Writer - IDE

Card Reader

Type: Card reader

Supported Flash Memory Cards: Memory Stick

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: k56Flex, ITU V.92

Networking

Type: Integrated

Data Link Protocol: Ethernet, Fast Ethernet

Expansion / Connectivity

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

Interfaces: 1 x SPDIF output ¦ 4 x USB 2.0 ¦ 1 x composite video input ¦ 1 x S-video input ¦ 1 x microphone ¦ 1 x headphones ¦ 1 x LAN ¦ 1 x modem ¦ 1 x TV antenna ¦ 1 x IrDA

Miscellaneous

Included Accessories: Remote control

Power

Device Type: Power supply

Installed Qty: 1

Operating System / Software

OS Provided: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

Dimensions & Weight

Width: 48.4 cm

Depth: 39.8 cm

Height: 28.8 cm

Weight: 13 kg

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