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Sony Vaio VGC-RC204

Sony Vaio VGC-RC204
alaScore 82

10 reviews

Jul, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 reviews of Sony Vaio VGC-RC204. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Desktops for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Sony Vaio VGC-RC204 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 10 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

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Expert review by: Rory Reid (

Sony Vaio VGC-RC204 review


A good example of how Blu-ray discs and drives can benefit a PC. It's well-designed, powerful and good value for money. It's only let down slightly by its lack of HDCP compatibility, so it can't play forthcoming content-protected Blu-ray movies in full...

Blu-ray drive provides oodles of storage ; TV-recording capabilities

No HDCP-enabled output, so you won't be able to watch Blu-ray movies when they come out ; Writable Blu-ray discs currently hard to find and expensive

It achieved a creditable Doom 3 frame rate of 83 frames per second at a resolution of 1,280x1,024 pixels, and managed 65fps when running at the more demanding 1,600x1,200. At maximum image quality at the same resolution, the frame rate dropped to an...

Jun, 2006

Expert review by: Dave Stevenson (



Very expensive but utterly desirable. Top-end components make this great for multimedia enthusiasts

Aug, 2006

Product Specifications


DVD Writer:Blu-ray Writer
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control: Yes
TV Card:TV Card
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: No


Bluetooth: No
TV Output: Yes
Wireless LAN: No


Aspect Ratio:Not Applicable
True Resolution:Not Applicable

General Features

Digital Entertainment Platform:Not Applicable
Media Centre Edition: Yes


Brand of Graphic Chip:nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):7600GT / GeForce 6600
OnBoard Graphic Chip:Dedicated GPU


Chipset Brand:Intel / Unknown
Chipset Type:945P / Unknown
Hyper Threading: No
Processor:Pentium D
Processor Brand:Intel
Processor Number:930 / 940