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Sony VAIO PCV-RS220 Desktop

Sony VAIO PCV-RS220   Desktop
alaScore 81

14 reviews

Oct, 2016

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 reviews of Sony VAIO PCV-RS220 Desktop. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the usability. The reliability also gets good feedback, but there are some mixed views about the price.

design, reliability, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Sony VAIO PCV-RS220 Desktop is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of Sony VAIO PCV-RS220 Desktop from The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on People are impressed by the usability and reliability, but views are divided on the price.

design, reliability, usability

64% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony VAIO PCV-RS220 Desktop (2.53-GHz Pentium 4, 512 MB RAM, 120 GB Hard Drive)Sony VAIO PCV-RS220 Desktop (2.53-GHz Pentium 4, 512 MB RAM, 120 GB Hard Drive)

Oct, 2016

Expert review by: Ian Bell (

Sony VAIO PCV-RS220 Review


...the PCV-RS220 would be best suited for office work than gaming or any 3D related software.

Jul, 2003

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Sony VAIO Digital Studio PCV-RS220


Sony has long been a leading provider of multimedia systems in the PC arena. That's why the enchanting silver-white Sony VAIO Digital Studio PCV-RS220 is a good option for anyone who spends post-studying time making movies, burning MP3s, and editing...

Expert review by: Harley Ogier (

Review: Sennheiser RS 220


Sennheiser's RS 220 are a pair of digital wireless headphones that aim to deliver sound quality 'very close to the audiophile ideal'. In line with that aim, they retail at a premium $850: more than many people spend on PCs or music players.

May, 2012

Product Specifications

The Sony VAIO PCV-RS220 is an entry level DVD burning solution packed with all the entertainment software you need to enjoy today's digital lifestyle. Turn your home movies into DVDs with the included Click to DVD software and experience how easy it is to convert digital video to DVD! The RS220 also includes software to store, manage, and print your digital photos (PictureGear Studio) as well as burning CDs from your collection of music files (SonicStage). Enjoy maximum entertainment without sacrificing performance.

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)



Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony VAIO Digital Studio


Chipset Type:Intel 845GV
Data Bus Speed:533MHz


Type:Fax / modem


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

Optical Storage

Read Speed:32x (CD) / 12x (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:2.53GHz
Installed Qty:1
Max Supported Qty:1
Type:Pentium 4


Installed Size:512MB
Max Supported Size:1GB
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:120GB
Recommended Use:Home use
Type:Personal computer

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel Extreme Graphics
Interface Type:AGP