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Sony VAIO PCV-RS430G

Sony VAIO PCV-RS430G
alaScore 75

16 reviews

Nov, 2014

  • No negative mentions yet

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the price and usability.

usability, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Sony VAIO PCV-RS430G is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Sony VAIO PCV-RS430G

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 user reviews of Sony VAIO PCV-RS430G from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.com.

price, usability

88% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sony VAIO PCV-RS430G Desktop (2.80-GHz Pentium 4 (Hyper-Threading), 512 MB RAM, 120 GB Hard Drive, DVD+RW/CD-RW Drive )

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Product Specifications

The VAIO PCV-RS430G desktop model allows you to not only watch and record your favorite TV programs, but also to convert old family movies stored on analog tape directly to a digital format. With integrated analog inputs, Giga Pocket functionality, an onboard dual-format DVD+/-RW drive and Click to DVD software, you can use the PC to preserve memorable moments and store them on durable DVD media. Standard on all RS series PCs is the VAIO software suite, including PictureGear Studio, SonicStage and DVgate Plus applications for managing and editing digital photos, music and video files. Each PC has multiple USB 2.0 ports and two i.LINK (IEEE 1394) ports to connect compatible multimedia devices. The PCV-RS430G also includes the latest Intel Pentium 4 processors, roomy hard drives and ample RAM to tackle multimedia tasks.

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:15.4in
Height:15in
Weight:30.9lbs
Width:7.7in

Display (Projector)

Type:None.

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Sony
Model:PCV-RS430G
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
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:2.8GHz
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:120GB
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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