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alaScore 80

4 reviews

Apr, 2018

  • Negative

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews of Sony VAIO VGC-RM1N. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the price. The design also gets good feedback.

design, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Sony VAIO VGC-RM1N is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Sony Vaio RM1N


Taken out of the context of video editing, this machine looks like little more than a cynical excuse to extract money from unsuspecting pockets using clever design.

Full version of Adobe Premier Pro

Flimsy jog wheel

The overall quality is certainly not reflected in the asking price

Nov, 2007

Expert review by : PC Plus (

Sony Vaio RM1N review


Beautiful design yet cheap to the touch

Full version of Adobe Premier Pro

Flimsy jog wheel

The overall quality is certainly not reflected in the asking price

Nov, 2007

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Sony Vaio RM1N


Sony has always been led by design. It's what makes us punters pay that little bit extra, instead of going for some ugly bit of kit that does pretty much the same job. The Vaio RM1N, you'll be unsurprised to hear, doesn't break with this tried and...

Awesomely strong CPU, Excellent storage options

No high-end graphics, Disappointing peripherals for the price

An intriguing design does not make for a hardcore gaming machine, however much we might want it to

Oct, 2007

Expert review by : F. Sandeman (

Sony VAIO VGC-RM1N HD workstation


HD video may be the standard of choice, but the downside of those beautifully composed and shot HD home movies is how to edit them off the HD camcorder so they can be stored somewhere more convenient than the camcorder itself.

Aug, 2007

Product Specifications


Discrete graphics adapter model:NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GTS
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.527


Internal memory:2
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM
Memory layout:2 x 1
Memory layout (slots x size):2 x 1

Optical Drive

DVD read speed:8
DVD write speed:8

Other Features

Audio Input:Y
CD read speed:32
CD rewrite speed:16
CD write speed:24
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet
Video in:Y
Wireless Technology:Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR

Packaging Content

Bundled software:SonicStageCP 4.2, SonicStage Mastering Studio 2.3 \nAdobe Premiere Pro 2.0, DVgate Plus 2.3, VAIO Edit Components 6.0, WinDVD BD 8.0\nAdobe Photoshop Elements 5.0 \nEasy Media creator 9 Click to DVDBD 3.0 \nAdobe Acrobat Standard 8.0, Adobe Reader 8.0, Microsoft Works 8.5, Office Ready 2007 STT \nNorton Internet Security 2007, VAIO Recovery Utility 2.6 - HDD recovery Skype\n
Display included: No
Mouse included: Yes


Product type:PC

Ports & interfaces

DVI port: Yes
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:3
Headphone outputs:1
I/O ports:PCMCIA \nS-Video out
Line-in: Yes
Line-out: Yes
Microphone in: Yes
Modem (RJ-11) ports:1
Parallel ports quantity:1
PS/2 ports quantity:1
S/PDIF out port: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:4


Bus type:FSB
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):9
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Number of Processing Die Transistors:582
Processing die size:286
Processor cache:8
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Kentsfield
Processor core voltage (AC):0.85 – 1.5
Processor cores:4
Processor family:Intel® Core™2 Quad
Processor frequency:2.4
Processor front side bus:1066
Processor lithography:65
Processor model:Q6600
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core 2 Quad Q6000 series
Processor socket:Socket T (LGA 775)
Processor threads:4
Tcase:B3=62.2; G0=71
Thermal Design Power (TDP):95, 105

Processor special features

Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Processor ARK ID:29765
Processor package size:37.5
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes


Operating system installed:Windows Vista Business


Compatible memory cards:SD
Hard disk rotational speed:7200
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:7200
Host interface:SATA
Total Storage Capacity:1000

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