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Sony VAIO RA840G

Sony VAIO RA840G
alaScore 79

77 reviews

Jul, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 77 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the reliability. The usability is also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the value for money.

usability, reliability

value for money

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Sony VAIO RA840G is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Sony VAIO RA840G

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 77 user reviews of Sony VAIO RA840G from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.com.

reliability, usability

value for money

97% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony VAIO VGC-RA840G Desktop PC (Intel Pentium Processor 820 (Dual-Core), 1 GB RAM, 250 GB Hard Drive, Dbl Layer DVD+R/DVD +/-RW Drives)Sony VAIO VGC-RA840G Desktop PC (Intel Pentium Processor 820 (Dual-Core), 1 GB RAM, 250 GB Hard Drive, Dbl Layer DVD+R/DVD +/-RW Drives)

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Product Specifications

Intel dual-core processor delivers robust performance for running multiple, demanding applications simultaneously8. Serial ATA hard drives in a RAID 0 configuration delivers incredible hard drive speeds. DVD+R Double Layer/DVD

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:2MB
Per Processor Size:2MB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:15.3in
Height:15.6in
Weight:34.2lbs
Width:7.4in

Display (Projector)

Type:None.

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Sony
Model:VGC-RA840G
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony VAIO

Mainboard

Chipset Type:Intel 945P Express
Data Bus Speed:800MHz

Modem

Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Type:Fax / modem

Multimedia Functionality

TV Tuner Type:Analog TV

Networking

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

Optical Storage

Rewrite Speed:24x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW)
Type:DVD
Write Speed:40x (CD) / 16x (DVD

Optical Storage (2nd)

Read Speed:40x (CD) / 16x (DVD)

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:2.8GHz
Installed Qty:1
Manufacturer:Intel
Max Supported Qty:1
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:820
Type:Pentium D

RAM

Installed Size:1GB
Max Supported Size:2GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller

RAID Level:RAID 0

Storage Controller (2nd)

Type:IDE

Storage Floppy Drive

Type:3.5" 1.44 MB floppy / 3.5 1.44 MB floppy

Storage Hard Drive

Interface Type:Serial ATA-150

Storage Hard Drive (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:250GB
Type:Media center

Video Memory

Installed Size:128MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Radeon X300
Interface Type:PCI Express x16
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