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Sony VAIO Digital Studio PCV-RX860

Sony VAIO Digital Studio PCV-RX860
alaScore 71

21 reviews

Apr, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 reviews of Sony VAIO Digital Studio PCV-RX860. The average rating for this product is 2.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. People really like the usability. The reliability also gets good comments. Many are critical about the price.

reliability, 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 71/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Sony VAIO Digital Studio PCV-RX860


alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of Sony VAIO Digital Studio PCV-RX860 from 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 Reviewers really like the usability and reliability. Many are less positive about the price.

reliability, usability


36% of the reviews on 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

Apr, 2018

Consumer review (

Not worth the money


It came in a box

constant software conflicks,tech support non existant.

Jan, 2005

Consumer review (

Sony PCV W20


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


Oct, 2003

Consumer review (

NEVER again will I buy a SONY computer


per click\clack "cheap man pays the most"

Support is AWFUL

Sep, 2003

Consumer review (

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


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

DVD Burner is quirky

Sep, 2003

Consumer review (

DVD-Rom Problems


Great size, great weight

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

May, 2003

Consumer review (

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


very nice!!!!!:-)

no burner but plays great

May, 2003

Consumer review (

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


moron proof software,very easy to burn and copy dvds

could use better graphics card

Apr, 2003

Consumer review (

DVD-RW Good luck getting it to work


Lots of software, user friendly,

DVD-RW a headache, does not work properly

Apr, 2003

Consumer review (

great sony-bad tech. support.


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

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

Jan, 2003

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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

Jan, 2003

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


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:19in
Diagonal Size (metric):48.3cm
Max Resolution:1600 x 1200


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony VAIO Digital Studio


Chipset Type:SiS651
Data Bus Speed:533MHz


Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Type:Fax / modem


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

Optical Storage

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

Optical Storage (2nd)

Read Speed:40x

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition


Clock Speed:2.4GHz
Installed Qty:1
Max Supported Qty:1
Type:Pentium 4


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


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:80GB
Recommended Use:Home use
Type:Personal computer

Video Output

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