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Sony VAIO Digital Studio PCV-RX860

Sony VAIO Digital Studio PCV-RX860
alaScore 70

24 reviews

Sep, 2014

  • No negative mentions yet

alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the usability. The value for money is also mentioned favorably.

value for money, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Sony VAIO Digital Studio PCV-RX860 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 70/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Sony VAIO Digital Studio PCV-RX860

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 user reviews of Sony VAIO Digital Studio PCV-RX860 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.com.

value for money, usability

36% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony VAIO PCV-RX860 Desktop (2.4 GHz Pentium 4, 512 MB DDR RAM, 80 GB hard driveSony VAIO PCV-RX860 Desktop (2.4 GHz Pentium 4, 512 MB DDR RAM, 80 GB hard drive

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Not worth the money

 

It came in a box

constant software conflicks,tech support non existant.

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Sony PCV W20

 

actually review for pcv w20 works great right out of the box

defective

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NEVER again will I buy a SONY computer

 

per click\clack "cheap man pays the most"

Support is AWFUL

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Really like this machine...too bad about the DVD burner

 

Very fast, Large screen work area, GREAT surfing with DSL

DVD Burner is quirky

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DVD-Rom Problems

 

Great size, great weight

I have also had serious problems w/ the DVD-Rom

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very nice but no dvd burner....plays great dvds though...!

 

very nice!!!!!:-)

no burner but plays great

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Sony is Amazing!!!!!!!!!!!

 

moron proof software,very easy to burn and copy dvds

could use better graphics card

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DVD-RW Good luck getting it to work

 

Lots of software, user friendly,

DVD-RW a headache, does not work properly

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great sony-bad tech. support.

 

my rx860 works great w/ win.xp . many option

monitor have fading upon start-up(mid-lt). support bad.

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If I can't get Sony to fix the problem, I will return it.

 

The processor seems to be quite fast compared to my old IBM

Wxp home and Word Perfect Office 2002 do not work together

Product Specifications

One of the best selling VAIO Desktop PCs is back with something even better! Enjoy Digital Entertainment right out of the box and get a PCV-RX860 Desktop PC and a 19-inch FD Trinitron Monitor bundle! The RX860 Bundle comes with a DVD-RW drive and Click to DVD software which makes creating home videos to DVD as easy as "Connect, Click, and Burn". The 19-inch high resolution FD Trinitron monitor will deliver superb image quality and enough viewing space for spreadsheets and graphic presentations.

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:512KB
Per Processor Size:512KB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:14.6in
Height:14.2in
Weight:28.4lbs
Width:8in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:19in
Diagonal Size (metric):48.3cm
Max Resolution:1600 x 1200
Type:Display/None.

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Sony
Model:PCV-RX860
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony VAIO Digital Studio

Mainboard

Chipset Type:SiS651
Data Bus Speed:533MHz

Modem

Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Type:Fax / modem

Networking

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

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x (CD) / 4x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:4x (CD) / 1x (DVD)
Type:DVD-RW
Write Speed:8x (CD) / 2x (DVD)

Optical Storage (2nd)

Read Speed:40x

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

Processor

Clock Speed:2.4GHz
Installed Qty:1
Manufacturer:Intel
Max Supported Qty:1
Type:Pentium 4
Upgradability:Upgradable

RAM

Installed Size:512MB
Max Supported Size:1.5GB
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:80GB
Recommended Use:Home use
Type:Personal computer

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:SiS Real256
Interface Type:AGP 4x
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