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Sony VAIO Digital Studio PCV-RS520

Sony VAIO Digital Studio PCV-RS520
alaScore 78

29 reviews

Apr, 2014

  • No negative mentions yet

alaTest has collected and analyzed 29 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the value for money. The usability also gets good comments.

usability, value for money

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Sony VAIO Digital Studio PCV-RS520 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 29 reviews)

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Sony VAIO PCV-RS520 Desktop

 

Artwork: Rick Rizner, John Goddard

Expert review by:

Sony VAIO Digital Studio PCV RS520

 

DVD±RW drive and excellent bright LCD panel with 16-ms pixel response time included—and at an affordable price

Meager 3D performance, subpar speakers

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Amazon review summary for Sony VAIO Digital Studio PCV-RS520

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 user reviews of Sony VAIO Digital Studio PCV-RS520 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.com.

usability, value for money

78% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony VAIO PCV-RS520 Digital Studio Desktop PC (Pentium 4 3E GHz (Hyper-Threading), 512 MB RAM, 160 GB Hard Drive, DVD+RW/CD-RW Combo Drive)Sony VAIO PCV-RS520 Digital Studio Desktop PC (Pentium 4 3E GHz (Hyper-Threading), 512 MB RAM, 160 GB Hard Drive, DVD+RW/CD-RW Combo Drive)

Product Specifications

Powerful yet affordable! The RS520 features the Intel Pentium 4 Processor with HT Technology to maximize performance and an ATI Radeon 9200 graphics card for enhanced visual realism in graphics and video content. Now featuring easy DVD burning.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Tower

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Tower

Cache Memory

Installed Size:1MB
Per Processor Size:1MB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:14.9in
Height:15.6in
Weight:26.5lbs
Width:7.2in

Display (Projector)

Type:None.

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Sony
Model:PCV-RS520
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony VAIO Digital Studio

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:800MHz

Modem

Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Type:Fax / modem

Networking

Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet
Type:Network adapter

Optical Storage

Read Speed:32x (CD)
Rewrite Speed:10x (CD) / 2x (DVD-RW) / 2.4x (DVD+RW)
Type:DVD
Write Speed:16x (CD) / 4x (DVD)

Optical Storage (2nd)

Read Speed:40x (CD) / 16x (DVD)

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

Processor

Clock Speed:3GHz
Installed Qty:1
Manufacturer:Intel
Max Supported Qty:1
Type:Pentium 4

RAM

Installed Size:512MB
Max Supported Size:2GB
Technology:DDR SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Floppy Drive

Type:3.5" 1.44 MB floppy / 3.5 1.44 MB floppy

Storage Hard Drive

Interface Type:ATA-100

Storage Hard Drive (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:160GB
Recommended Use:Home use
Type:Personal computer

Video Memory

Installed Size:128MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Radeon 9200
Interface Type:AGP 8x
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