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Sony Vaio PCV-V200G Pentium 4 2.8GHz

Sony Vaio PCV-V200G Pentium 4 2.8GHz
alaScore 77

12 reviews

Sep, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews of Sony Vaio PCV-V200G Pentium 4 2.8GHz. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability. The design is also appreciated, but many are critical about the price. Views are divided on the size.

design, reliability

price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Sony Vaio PCV-V200G Pentium 4 2.8GHz is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Sony Vaio PCV-V200G Pentium 4 2.8GHz

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of Sony Vaio PCV-V200G Pentium 4 2.8GHz from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the reliability. The design also gets good views, whereas the price and size get less positive reviews.

design, reliability

size, price

80% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony VAIO PCV-V200G Desktop PC (2.8GHz Pentium 4, 512MB RAM, 120GB Hard Drive, DVD-RW/CD-RW Combo)Sony VAIO PCV-V200G Desktop PC (2.8GHz Pentium 4, 512MB RAM, 120GB Hard Drive, DVD-RW/CD-RW Combo)

Sep, 2017

Expert review by: Asa Somers (cnet.com)

Sony VAIO PCV-V200G review

 

Sony VAIO PCV-V200G

Stylish looks; no cable clutter; lets you watch and record TV; DVD-recordable drive; loads of multimedia software.

Poor performance; expensive; not configurable; no IR blaster to control set-top TV boxes.

Aside from its sleek design and wealth of bundled software, there's little to recommend about the pricey and underpowered Sony VAIO V200G.

Jun, 2004

Expert review by: Joel Santo Domingo (pcmag.com)

Sony VAIO PCV-V200G

 

The Sony VAIO PCV-V200G is a good PVR PC and an even better TV/PC. It's a good fit for a tight space, where you can use it to watch TV, surf the Web, and catch up on e-mail.

The Sony VAIO PCV-200G's all-in-one form factor is great for tight spaces. The image quality of TV shows is sharp when seen at normal viewing distances.

As in most integrated solutions, 3D performance is mediocre, and the 120GB drive is barely enough to put the PCV-V200G's DVR features to work. Channel and volume controls should be on the front panel.

Sony is the leader in capturing the look and feel of a consumer electronics product in a PC. The VAIO PCV-V200G is a good PVR PC and an even better TV/PC. It would fit perfectly in any tight space, like a kitchen or a dorm room, where you can use it to...

May, 2004

Product Specifications

The pinnacle of desktop style. V Series desktops feature a compact, sleek design built to impress in any room of the house. The wireless keyboard and mouse not only eliminate the unsightly clutter of wires but allow you to use your V200G as a TV, VCR or DVD player from the comfort of your couch. Now with a DVD-RW drive, the V200G allows you to burn saved TV to a DVD! Combined with great computing performance, the V200G is the height of versatility and style.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:All-in-one
Manufacturer Form Factor:All-in-one

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:All-in-one
Manufacturer Form Factor:All-in-one

Cache Memory

Installed Size:512KB
Per Processor Size:512KB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:7in
Height:13in
Weight:16.8lbs
Width:15in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:15in
Diagonal Size (metric):38.1cm
Max Resolution:1024 x 768
Type:LCD display
Widescreen Display: No

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Sony
Model:PCV-V200G
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony VAIO

Mainboard

Chipset Type:SiS651
Data Bus Speed:533MHz

Modem

Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Type:Fax / modem

Multimedia Functionality

TV Tuner Type:Analog TV

Networking

Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11b

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:8x (CD) / 1x (DVD)
Type:DVD-RW
Write Speed:16x (CD) / 1x (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:1GB
Technology:DDR SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

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 Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:SiS Real256
Interface Type:AGP