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Sony VAIO RB50 Desktop Computer

Sony VAIO RB50 Desktop Computer
alaScore 78

13 reviews

Jul, 2014

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Amazon.com review summary for Sony VAIO RB50 Desktop Computer

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of Sony VAIO RB50 Desktop Computer from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.com.

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

This summary is based on the product: Sony VAIO VGC-RB50 Desktop PC (Intel Pentium 4 Processor 640 (H-T), 512 MB RAM, 250 GB Hard Drive, DVD+R Dbl Layer/DVD+/-RW Drive)

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Sony VAIO VGC-RB50 Intel Pentium 4 640 3.2GHz Desktop Computer

 

This Sony computer is designed for use as a media center computer. With minimalist styling, it manages to fit fairly well into you living room, but not nearly as well as some of the newer Sony offerings that have home entertainment center styling,...

So overall, I don't think that this computer is really worth it. I would put the money into a more up to date version which has more features included. It's not a bad system, and at the time was probably good, but not good enough anymore.

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TOP Sony VAIO RB50 - P4 640 3.2 GHz - 17" TFT

 

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Fast, Really Fast

 

This nice PC from Sony is actually one of their best nowadays. This is the most powerful desktop PC, the Sony VAIO RB50 is very efficient and powerful. With its powerful processor, the Pentium 4 3.04 GHz that really makes your gaming experience even...

nice design, fast

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Product Specifications

The VAIO RB50 desktop has all the tools you need for your growing multimedia entertainment demands and everyday essential computing needs. Essential Click to DVD software allows you to turn your home videos into professional quality DVDs easily. Or, take your multimedia to the next level and capture, edit, convert and burn high-quality videos. Convert your old VHS and 8mm videos to DVD with Click to DVD software as well. And, with the advanced DVD+R Double Layer/DVD+-RW 8.5GB recording capacity, you can create a whole digital library for your personal viewing entertainment. Create, manage, share and enjoy your digital photos, home videos, movies and music with the VAIO RB50 desktop. This desktop comes with 17" Flat Panel LCD display with XBRITE Technology. The SDM-HS75P/B digital display gives you the high-speed edge you want for gaming, video and multimedia. Images are responsive and sharp whether you're using your PC for gaming, watching video or everyday computing. XBRITE LCD Technology intensifies images to give you eye-popping brilliant video. Digital inputs provide smooth, distortion-free clarity.

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:1MB/2MB
Per Processor Size:1MB/2MB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:15.2in
Height:16.9in
Weight:23.4lbs/25.4lbs
Width:7.1in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:17in
Diagonal Size (metric):43.2cm
Max Resolution:1280 x 1024
Type:LCD display/None.
Widescreen Display: No

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Sony
Model:VGC-RB50
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony VAIO

Mainboard

Chipset Type:Intel 915G Express
Data Bus Speed:800MHz

Miscellaneous

Color:Black

Modem

Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Type:Fax / modem

Networking

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

Optical Storage

Read Speed:40x (CD) / 16x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:24x (CD) / 4x (DVD/24x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW)
Type:DVD
Write Speed:32x (CD) / 8x (DVD-R) / 16x (DVD+R) / 2.4x (DVD+R DL)/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:3.2GHz/3GHz
Installed Qty:1
Manufacturer:Intel
Max Supported Qty:1
Processor Number:530J/640
Type:Pentium 4

RAM

Installed Size:512MB
Max Supported Size:2GB
Technology:DDR SDRAM

Service & Support

On-Site Warranty:On-site
Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller (2nd)

Type:IDE

Storage Hard Drive

Interface Type:Serial ATA-150

Storage Hard Drive (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:200GB/250GB
Type:Media center/Personal computer

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel GMA 900
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