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Sony Vaio VGC-V3S (VGC-V3S)

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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ProGreat design and pretty fast.

ConsA bit pricey

I bought one of these computers a year ago while looking through the electronic stores in Tottenham court road. I had not intended on buying a pc but couldn't resist this as my old pc needed replacing anyway. This is a great pc and has loads of features. One of the most obvious is that it looks...

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Excellent

ProThe screen is un-rivaled, It's the most beautiful ...

ConsIt's costly! Cannot be upgraded

I bought one of these 6 months ago, I looked at all the competition, prices, i managed to shave £200 off it by shopping around (Don't go to john lewis, they are extortionate!) and read lots and lots of reviews about it. After careful consideration the main persuasions which got me to buy this...

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Super

ProBLISTERINGLY FAST..WOW!!!!!

Constoo expensive.... but its worth it

this a seriously WOW!!! pc.. i cant believe how fast it flies compared to my last pc. sony's done it again. takes hardly 30-45 seconds for windows to load and once its up and running.. the speeds are simply blistering... have had this pc for the past 2 months now and never has it ever troubled me...

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“My reveiw”

published 07/01/2006

ProIts and upgraded computer

Consits black

this computer is so cool i love it... buy now buy now!!! i like it so much that i would recomend it to others and i cant beleive that they put it out on the market it is so good..... dont ha with ur computer was hot like mine!!! dontcha baby this computer is so cool i love it... buy now buy now...

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Product Information : Sony Vaio VGC-V3S (VGC-V3S)

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-V3S as a TV, VCR or DVD player from the comfort of your couch. Combined with great computing performance, the VGC-V3S is the height of versatility and style.

Product Details

Product Description: Sony VAIO VGC-V3S - P4 3.4 GHz - 512 MB - 250 GB - LCD, Sony VAIO VGC-V3S - P4 3.4 GHz - 512 MB - 250 GB - LCD 20"

Type: PC

Form Factor: All-in-one, Desktop

Processor: 1 x Intel Pentium 4 3.4 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, 512 MB (installed) / 1 GB (max) - DDR SDRAM

Storage Controller: IDE

Hard Drive: 1 x 250 GB, 1 x 250 GB - IDE/ATA

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

Card Reader: Yes

Monitor: LCD - 1280 x 768 ( WXGA ), 20" - LCD - 1280 x 768 ( WXGA )

Graphics Controller: NVIDIA GeForce FX Go5700

Video Memory: 128 MB, 128 MB DDR SDRAM

TV Tuner Type: Analogue TV

Audio Output: Integrated - stereo

Communications: Fax / modem - 56 Kbps, Fax / modem - integrated - 56 Kbps

Networking: 10Mb LAN, 100Mb LAN, 802.11b, 802.11g

OS Provided: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

Dimensions (WxDxH): 55.1 cm x 28.8 cm x 44.2 cm, 48.4 cm x 28.8 cm x 39.8 cm

Weight: 14.6 kg, 13 kg

Manufacturer Warranty: 1 year warranty

Localisation: English

General

MPN: VGC-V3S, VGCV3S.CEK

Type: PC

Product Form Factor: All-in-one, Desktop

Built-in Devices: Stereo speakers, display

Recommended Use: Home use

Localisation: English

Processor / Chipset

CPU: Intel Pentium 4 3.4 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 250 GB

Spindle Speed: 7200 rpm

Interface Type: IDE / ATA

Storage Controller

Type: 1 x IDE - integrated

Optical Storage

Type: DVD±RW (+R double layer) - IDE

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

Write Speed: 24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)

Card Reader

Type: Card reader

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

Monitor

Monitor Type: LCD

Native Resolution: 1280 x 768 ( WXGA )

Widescreen Display: Yes

Diagonal Size: 20"

Graphics Controller

Graphics Processor: NVIDIA GeForce FX Go5700

Video Memory: 128 MB, 128 MB DDR SDRAM

Video Interfaces: S-Video

Multimedia Functionality

TV Tuner Type: Analogue TV

Audio Output

Type: Integrated

Sound Output Mode: Stereo

Speakers: 2 x right / left channel

Input Device

Type: Mouse, keyboard

Keyboard

Connectivity: Wireless

Mouse

Connectivity: Wireless

Telecom

Modem: Fax / Modem, Fax / modem - integrated

Max Transfer Rate: 56 Kbps

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

Networking

Type: Integrated

Wireless LAN Supported: Yes

Data Link Protocol: Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g

Compliant Standards: IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g

Expansion / Connectivity

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

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

Miscellaneous

Included Accessories: Remote control

Power

Device Type: Power supply

Installed Qty: 1

Operating System / Software

OS Provided: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

Software: Sony System Recovery, Adobe Reader 6.0, Sony PictureGear Studio 2.0, Adobe Acrobat Elements 6.0, InterVideo WinDVD 5, Norton Password Manager 2004, Microsoft Works 8.0, Norton Internet Security 2005, Sony SonicStage 3.0, Adobe Photoshop Elements 3.0, Sony Click to DVD 2.4, Sony DVgate Plus 2.1, Sony SonicStage Mastering Studio 1.4, Sonic RecordNow! 7.3, VAIO Media 4.1, VAIO Zone 1.4

Dimensions & Weight

Width: 55.1 cm, 48.4 cm

Depth: 28.8 cm

Height: 44.2 cm, 39.8 cm

Weight: 14.6 kg, 13 kg

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support Details: Limited warranty - 1 year

Service & Support: 1 year warranty

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