Operating System
Genuine Windows Vista® Home Premium 64-bit (English Version) with Service Pack 1
Language Pack
Hong Kong Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Arabic, Thai
Processor Name
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E7400 (2.80 GHz)*1*2
Intel® P43 Express Chipset
Processor System Bus
1066 MHz
Memory Bus
800 MHz
Cache Memory
3 MB
2 SO-DIMM slots (The pre-installed memory module uses two)
Hard Disk Drive
500 GB*5 (Serial ATA, 7200rpm)
Maximum Reading Speed
DVD+R: 8x (SL), 6x (DL)/DVD-R: 8x (SL), 6x (DL)/DVD+RW: 8x/DVD-RW: 8x/DVD-ROM: 8x/ DVD-RAM: 5x/CD-ROM: 24x/CD-R: 24x/CD-RW: 24x
Maximum Writing Speed
DVD+R: 8x (SL), 6x (DL) /DVD-R: 8x (SL), 6x (DL)/DVD+RW: 8x/DVD-RW: 6x/DVD-RAM: 5x/CD-R: 24x/CD-RW: 24x
Graphics Accelerator
NVIDIA® GeForce® 9300M GS notebook graphics processing unit (GPU)(Motion Reality HD equipped)
Dedicated Video Memory
256 MB
20.1" wide (WSXGA+: 1680 x 1050) TFT colour display (Clear Bright High Colour LCD)
High Speed USB 2.0 x 5
i.LINK(IEEE 1394)
4pin (S400) x 1
Network (RJ-45)Connector
10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T x 1
stereo mini jack x 1
stereo mini jack x 1
Memory Stick Slot
Memory Stick (Standard/Duo Size compatible, MagicGate compatible, Memory Stick PRO compatible, High-speed data transfer compatible)*6
SD Memory Card Slot
SD Memory Card*7 (SDHC compatible, MMC compatible)
x 1
Optical Out Connector, Line-In (stereo mini jack)
Wireless LAN Type
Integrated Wireless LAN IEEE 802.11b/g/Draft n*8
Wireless LAN Data Rate
maximum 11 Mbps (802.11b)/54 Mbps (802.11g) 300 Mbps (Draft 802.11n)*9
Wireless LAN Frequency
2.4 GHz (802.11b/g/Draft n)
Bluetooth standard Ver. 2.1+EDR
Front Side Camera
Effective pixels: 1280 x 1024
Sound Chip
DSD compatible high quality sound chip: "Sound Reality"(Intel® High Definition Audio compatible), 3D audio (Direct Sound 3D support)
Built-in stereo speakers
Built-in monaural microphone
VGP-UKB3US Wired keyboard: Approx. 19 mm key pitch / 2 mm keystroke , 103 keys
Dimensions (WxHxD)
Main unit: 487 x 408 x 157 mm (Under minimum tilt) 487 x 378 x 276 mm (Under maximum tilt) Keyboard: 427 x 23 x 128 mm
Main unit: 8.5kg
AV Entertainment
Windows® Media center SP1
Video Edit/Playback
VAIO Movie Story, Adobe® Premiere® Elements® 7, VAIO Edit Components, WinDVD for VAIO
DVD Creation
Click to Disc, Click to Disc Editor
VAIO MusicBox, SonicStage Mastering Studio, DSD Direct Player
Still Image/Photo
PMB (Picture Motion Browser), Windows® Photo Gallery, Adobe® Photoshop® Elements® 7
Home Network
VAIO Media plus
Word Processor / Spreadsheet
60-Day Trial Version of Microsoft® Office Professional 2007*10
Roxio Easy Media Creator, Adobe® Reader® 9, McAfee PC SecurityCenter 30-day Free Trial*11
VAIO Control Center, WebCam Companion, Magic-i™ Visual Effects
VAIO Recovery Center, VAIO Update, VAIO Data Restore Tool
Wired keyboard (VGP-UKB3US)
Wired Optical Mouse (VGP-UMS30)
AC Adaptor
AC Adapter (VGP-AC19V18)

 Features and specifications are subject to change without notice.  
*1 CPU speed will be reduced under certain operating conditions.
*2 Intel® Virtualization Technology is not supported.
*3 If memory modules of the same capacity are installed to both of the two memory module slots, the supported dual channel mode provides better performance.
*4 Sony does not guarantee compatibility with memories of other brands.
*5 GB means one billion bytes when referring to hard disk drive capacity. Accessible capacity may vary. A portion of hard disk drive space is reserved as a recovery partition.
*6 Compatibility confirmed with Sony branded “Memory Stick” media only.
*7 The copyright protection of the SD Memory Card is not supported.
*8 The maximum communication distance can vary depending on the obstacles or the distance between the communication devices, the radio waves, the operating system or the software being used.
*9 The communication speed varies depending on the distance between communication devices, existence of obstacles between such devices, the device configuration, the radio conditions, and the software in use. In addition, communication may be cut off depending on the radio conditions.
*10 This software is intended for evaluation purposes only. It must be activated before actual use, and the activation procedures will be detailed during initial launch.
 Activation requires Internet access, which enables certain functions included. This software has an expiration date of 60 days from date of first use, at which time the software will operate under reduced‑functionality mode, limiting options and operation
*11 Free use of 30 days. Further update will be charged.
<AVC HD Playback>. 
‑ Depending on system environment, you may find sound interruptions and/or dropped frames during AVC HD playback.
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