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Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium 64-bit (English Version)
3 MB (L3 Cache)
Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor 2.40 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 2.93 GHz*1
Intel® HM55 Express Chipset
2 SO-DIMM slots (The pre-installed memory module uses two)
4 GB DDR3 SDRAM *2 (upgradeable up to 8 GB*3)
Hard Disk Drive
Hard Disk Drive
500 GB*4 (Serial ATA, 7200 rpm)
Optical Disc Drive
Maximum Reading Speed
DVD+R: 8x (SL), 8x (DL)/DVD-R: 8x (SL), 8x (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: 10x
DVD±RW/±R DL/RAM Drive
Dedicated Video Memory
512MB DDR3 SDRAM
NVIDIA® GeForce® 310M GPU with CUDA™ Technology
21.5" wide (Full HD: 1920 x 1080) TFT Colour display (VAIO Display Plus + Full HD 1080, Touch)
4pin (S400) x 1
SD Memory Card Slot
SD Memory Card (SDHC compatible, Copyright protection function (CPRM) )
Stereo mini jack x 1
High Speed USB 2.0 x 4
10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T x 1
Memory Stick Slot
Memory Stick Duo (PRO-HG compatible, MagicGate function)*5
Stereo mini jack x 1
Wireless LAN Frequency
2.4 GHz (802.11b/g/n)
Bluetooth standard Ver. 2.1+EDR
Wireless LAN Data Rate
maximum 11 Mbps (802.11b)/54 Mbps (802.11g)/150 Mbps (802.11n)*7
Wireless LAN Type
Integrated Wireless LAN IEEE 802.11b/g/n*6
Front Side Camera
Effective pixels: 640 x 480
Built-in monaural microphone
Built-in stereo speakers
Intel® High Definition Audio compatible , 3D audio (Direct Sound 3D support)
VGP-WKB11 Wireless Keyboard: Approx. 19 mm key pitch / 2.7 mm keystroke / 104 keys
VGP-WMS30 Wireless Laser Mouse
Main unit: 525 x 398 x 185mm (Minimum Tilt)525 x 366 x 310 mm (Maximum Tilt)Keyboard: 427 x 28 x 129 mm
Main unit: 9.8 kg
VAIO Care, VAIO Care Rescue, VAIO Update, VAIO Transfer Support, Norton™ Online Backup 60-day Free Trial*11
Word Processor / Spreadsheet
Microsoft® Office Starter 2010*8
VAIO Media plus
McAfee PC SecurityCenter 30-day Free Trial*9, Webroot® Spy Sweeper® 90-day Free Trial*10
Microsoft® Touch Pack for Windows® 7, Evernote for VAIO, Adobe® Reader® 9
PMB VAIO Edition, Adobe® Premiere® Elements 8, Adobe® Photoshop® Elements 8, Roxio Easy Media Creator
VAIO Gate, VAIO Control Center, YouPaint, WebCam Message Board, WebCam Companion, Magic-i™ Visual Effects
Media Gallery, Windows® Media Center
Wireless Keyboard (VGP-WKB11)
AC Adaptor (VGP-AC19V16 or VGP-AC19V46)
AA Alkaline Batteries x 2
Wireless Laser Mouse (VGP-WMS30)
Features and specifications are subject to change without notice.
*1 CPU speed will be reduced under certain operating conditions. For the availability of Intel® Virtualization Technoloby, please visit our web site at http://www.sony‑asia.com/subtype/notifications/asset/339736/productcategory/it+personal+computer
*2 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.
*3 Sony does not guarantee compatibility with memories of other brands.
*4 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.
*5 Compatibility confirmed with Sony branded “Memory Stick” media only.
*6 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.
*7 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.
*8 Microsoft® Office Starter 2010 includes reduced‑functionality versions of Word 2010 and Excel 2010 with advertising. Does not include PowerPoint®, Outlook® or Publisher.
To activate full‑featured Office software, purchase an Office 2010 Product Key.
*9 Free use of 30 days. Further update will be charged.
*10 Free use of 90 days. Further update will be charged.
*11 Free use of 60 days. Further update will be charged.
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[AVC HD Playback]
‑ Depending on system environment, you may find sound interruptions and/or dropped frames during AVC HD playback.
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