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Sony Vaio PCV-W1

Sony Vaio PCV-W1
alaScore 71

7 reviews

Jun, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews of Sony Vaio PCV-W1. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Sony Vaio PCV-W1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 71/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by : Stiftung Warentest (

Sony Vaio PCV-W1 - Multitalent mit Macken - Schnelltest - Stiftung Warentest


Computer, Fernseher, Videorekorder, DVD- und CD-Spieler in einem Gerät? Der Vaio PCV-W1 ist solch ein Multitalent und sieht auch richtig klasse aus. Doch...

Nov, 2003

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Sony Vaio PCV-W1: Desktop-PC und Fernseher


Der PCV-W1 von Sony vereint Fernseher und einen Desktop-PC mit P4/2,8 GHz in einem Gerät mit Klapptastatur.

Laut Hersteller soll das 17,5-Zoll-TFT-Display (Seitenverhältnis 16 : 10) hohe Brillanz und viel Kontrast bringen, was sich aber im CHIP Online-Testcenter nicht bestätigt hat: Aufgrund schlechter Skalierung, zu grober Farbabstufung und Schlierenbildung...

Jan, 2004

Expert review by : Vincent Verhaeghe (

Sony Vaio PCV-W1


À l'heure où Microsoft veut faire entrer le PC dans le salon, Sony y va de son propre concept d'ordinateur de loisirs avec le Vaio PCV-W1. Mais en dépit d'une originalité indiscutable, de nombreux défauts handicapent ce produit.

Oct, 2003

Consumer review (

Sony Vaio PCV-W1


pa pu avoir de dvd depuis 2moi car acha d'occassion pa de justificative sela fait biento 1 an que je l'ai aquerie mais bon

Oct, 2006

Consumer review (

Trés beau, et performant PC



Esthétique, configuration au top

Clavier integré! le prix, l'ajout de peripheriques

Aug, 2004

Consumer review (

Trés beau, et performant PC


Esthétique, configuration au top

Clavier integré'! le prix, l'ajout de peripheriques

Aug, 2004

Consumer review (

TRes beau pc avec plein de possibilités


Tres beau Pc avec tres gros disque dur j'ai encore jamais planté ( et ca c'est un miracle ) avec ,et avec 160 go de disque dur oulalallaaaaaaaaa c'est beaucoup et c'est cooooll on peut meme enregister la télé et le mettre sur DVD -R, ce qui n'ets pas...

possède toutes les fonction qui faut pour plaire

Pas possible de jouer au jeux video sauf pour certain

Aug, 2004

Product Specifications


Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.032


Internal memory:0.5
Internal memory type:DDR-SDRAM


Modem Speed:56

Optical Drive

DVD read speed:Y
DVD write speed:1 / Y

Other Features

CD read speed:Y
CD rewrite speed:8 / Y
CD write speed:Y
Compatible operating systems:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition / Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition \nVAIO recommends Microsoft Windows XP
Display:LCD / TFT
Drive device, transfer rate:85
DVD rewrite speed:1 / Y
Networking features:10Base-T/100Base-TX Fast Ethernet / Ethernet 10 base-T/100 base-TX / Ethernet/Fast Ethernet
Power Requirements:100-120V 2.7A (50/60Hz)
Video card features:SIS651, 32MB

Packaging Content

Bundled software:Click to DVD 1.2 \nDVgate 2.6 \nGigaPocket 5.5 \nPictureGear Studio 1.0 \nVaio Media 2.5 \nPre-installed Third Party Software \nAdobe Acrobat Reader 5.1 \nAdobe Photoshop Elements 2.0 \nAdobe Premiere 6.0 LE \nMicrosoft Works 7.0 \nPower DVD 4.0 \nQuicktime 6.1 \nRealOne Player 1\n / Giga Pocket - Personal Video Recorder \nPictureGear Studio - Digital Photo \nDVgate Plus - Digital Video \nSonicStage - Digital Music \nVAIO Media - Network File Sharing \nMicrosoft Works 7.0 - Word Processing, Spreadsheet, Calendar, Scheduling, Contact Management, and Database \nMicrosoft Age of Empires II6 \nMoodLogic 2.5**5 \nIntuit Quicken 20042 New User Edition \nMicrosoft Money 20045 \nMicrosoft Encarta Online4\nCyberLink PowerDVD\nAdobe Acrobat Reader \nApple QuickTime \nRealNetworks RealOne Player \nNorton Internet Security 90 Day Trial**5 \nVAIO Recovery Wizard3 \nVAIO Support Agent \nAmerica Online\nNetscape Navigator \nEarthLink TotalAccess \nMSN 8\n / Photoshop Elements 2.0 (Image editing software);PictureGear(TM) Studio 1.0 (Digital image application), PowerDVD 4.0;Dvgate;Adobe Premiere 6.0 LE (video editing software);QuickTime(TM) 6.1;Giga Pocket 5.5;Click to DVD(TM), SonicStage 1.5;RealPlayer (music player application), Norton Internet Security 2003;Microsoft Works 7.0;Acrobat Reader 5.5;VAIO Media 2.5
Display Diagonal:17.5
Display Resolution:1280 x 768


Audio system:Built-in Stereo Speakers (in display) / Built-in Stereo Speakers (in display), AC’ 97 AD1980 / Stereo
Product type:PC

Ports & interfaces

I/O ports:- Front Interfaces \n 4 Pin i.LINK (IEEE1394) 1 \n Memory Stick Slot 1 \n PCMCIA Slot 1 \n MemoryStick Type Pro compatible .\n- Rear Interfaces \n Headphone Jack 1 \n Line in 1 \n Microphone Jack 1 \n PCI Card Slot 1 \n RJ-11 Direct Port 1 \n RJ-45 Direct Port 1 \n USB Port Type 2 \n USB Port (quantity) 4 \n SPDIF Port 1 .\n / 4 USB 2.0 (One Used for Mouse) \nS/PDIF Digital Optical Out \nOne 4pin i.LINK \nOne Headphone / One Microphone In / Line In \nVHF/UHF / S-Video in / Composite V/A In \nOne PCMCIA Type-II Card Slot \nMemory Stick Media Slot\n


Processor family:Intel Pentium 4
Processor frequency:2.4 / 2.8
Processor front side bus:533


Hard disk rotational speed:7200
Hard drive speed:7200
Total Storage Capacity:160 / 80

Weight & Dimensions