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Sony VAIO PCV-RZ14G 2.533 GHz Desktop

Sony VAIO PCV-RZ14G 2.533 GHz   Desktop
alaScore 72

36 reviews

Nov, 2014

  • No negative mentions yet

alaTest has collected and analyzed 36 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the usability, but reviews are divided on the price.


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Sony VAIO PCV-RZ14G 2.533 GHz Desktop is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 72/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 31 user reviews of Sony VAIO PCV-RZ14G 2.533 GHz Desktop from The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on


65% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony VAIO PCV-RZ14G Desktop (2.53 GHz Pentium 4, 512 MB DDR RAM, 120 GB hard driveSony VAIO PCV-RZ14G Desktop (2.53 GHz Pentium 4, 512 MB DDR RAM, 120 GB hard drive

Consumer review by:

Great Overall Comparable to Dell's computers


Fast, Reliable, Expandable, different and no Problems Yet

None Yet but have not had long enough to point out cons

Consumer review by:

worst experiance ever





Consumer review by:

Sony Digital Studio, All in one!


Very Fast, many applications, large memory, great for video!

While outputting captured and edited video, some clitches

Consumer review by:

Good computer but don't expect outstanding video capture


Sleek styling, good performance

doesn't deliver on Multi-Media promises with the Giga-Pocket

Consumer review by:

I love it, I love it, I love it


Feature-rich, easy-to-use, double-fan, Video In at front

must shut down all programs to play DVD on 17

Product Specifications

Sony has made it easy for you to choose the system that works for you! The VAIO RZ14G is another example of Sony's innovation and ingenuity at it's finest. The system comes with a Giga Pocket (PVR) personal video recorder, that allows you to watch and record your favorite TV programs or create your own DVDs! It also offers a powerful Intel Pentium 4 processor 2.53 GHz. Massive 120GB hard drive and 512 MB of RAM provide plenty of power to spear. The pre-installed Sony Click to DVD software is sure to guarantee easy video editing.

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: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:2.53GHz
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:120GB
Recommended Use:Home use
Type:Personal computer

Video Memory

Installed Size:64MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 440
Interface Type:AGP 4x