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Sony VAIO RT-Series All-In-One PC VGC-RT100Y

Sony VAIO RT-Series All-In-One PC VGC-RT100Y
alaAverage 4.5

9 reviews

Sep, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the design. The usability is also mentioned favorably, but there are some critical comments about the value for money.

usability, design

value for money

On average, users rate this product 89/100.

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Amazon.com review summary for Sony VAIO RT-Series All-In-One PC VGC-RT100Y

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Sony VAIO RT-Series All-In-One PC VGC-RT100Y from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.com.

usability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony VAIO VGC-RT100Y 25.5-Inch All-in-One Desktop PC (2.33 GHz Intel Core 2 Quad Q8200 Processor, 4 GB RAM, 1 TB Hard Drive, Blu-ray Drive, Vista UltiSony VAIO VGC-RT100Y 25.5-Inch All-in-One Desktop PC (2.33 GHz Intel Core 2 Quad Q8200 Processor, 4 GB RAM, 1 TB Hard Drive, Blu-ray Drive, Vista Ult

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Don't buy it

 

Slower than the computers of the 1980s. It takes nearly a full minute to connect to the internet. It doesn't let you save pdf documents from the internet. In house programs like MS Word run slowly as well. Completely unsatisfactory for a 2+ Ghz...

Great HD and TV watching

Horrible CPU

Consumer review by:

HD Blu-ray movies for my business

 

"This computer is probably not for everyone, but it is great for me. I use it for my business because I wanted to offer my clients a High Definition option to the normal wedding photography we do. As an upgrade over my previous computer, this one is...

Great Screen rendering, Fast CPU, Graphics, RAID 0 Hard drive, BURNS BLU-RAY

Price, Tray style drive

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HD Blu-ray movies for my business

 

This computer is probably not for everyone, but it is great for me. I use it for my business because I wanted to offer my clients a High Definition option to the normal wedding photography we do.

Great Screen rendering, Fast CPU, Graphics, RAID 0 Hard drive, BURNS BLU-RAY

Price, Tray style drive

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Splurging on Sony's Best Never Felt so good

 

When you buy a computer that is an HD tv, computer, blu-ray, you may get home and say, "what have I done?" It almost seems like too much for being mostly just a computer for me. It is Deluxoid and I got used to that pretty quickly. One of my favorite...

All in One, GIANT screen, Sleek, moveable, HIGH QUALITY, Optional 5 year Warranty is AMAZING and a good idea

monitor off button too close to the power button, cord catcher design in the back of the computer is a bad design

Consumer review by:

Excellent computer until it crashed in 14 days

 

Sound is excellent, display is crystal clear, smart eject button for blu-ray on wireless keyboard.

Sound, picture quality, design, ease of use

Crashed after two weeks and could not do a system restore

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Excellent computer until it crashed in 14 days

 

"Sound is excellent, display is crystal clear, smart eject button for blu-ray on wireless keyboard. Performance as advertised, except that the system crashed and even with Sony tech support they could not get it to boot. They wanted to send me...

Sound, picture quality, design, ease of use

Crashed after two weeks and could not do a system restore

Product Specifications

High-powered video editing performance and space-saving design come together in the VAIO VGC-RT100Y all-in-one HD studio. Ideal for high definition video editing, sound mixing and audio dubbing, this Blu-ray Disc-enabled PC is propelled by Intel Core 2 Quad processor with 4MB of L2 cache and supported by Dolby Home Theater technology. With 1 terabyte hard disk drive storage, 4GB of RAM and NVIDIA GeForce 9600GT graphics, this VAIO RT has plenty of storage and HD video authoring muscle. Featuring integrated NTSC and ATSC television tuners which let you watch and record live TV, you'll never miss a minute of your favorite programming again.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:All-in-one
Manufacturer Form Factor:All-in-one

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:All-in-one
Manufacturer Form Factor:All-in-one

Cache Memory

Installed Size:4MB
Per Processor Size:4MB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:9.3in
Height:17.3in
Weight:41.4lbs
Width:26.1in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:25.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):64.8cm
Max Resolution:1920 x 1200
Type:LCD display
Widescreen Display: Yes

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Sony
Model:VGC-RT100Y
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony VAIO RT-Series All-In-One PC

Mainboard

Chipset Type:Intel P43 Express
Data Bus Speed:1333MHz

Modem

Type: None

Multimedia Functionality

TV Tuner Type:Digital and analog TV

Networking

Data Link Protocol:Bluetooth / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft)
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11 a/b/g/n (draft) / Bluetooth

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD) / 4x (BD)
Rewrite Speed:16x (CD) / 6x (DVD
Type:BD-RE
Write Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:2.33GHz
Installed Qty:1
Manufacturer:Intel
Max Supported Qty:1
Multi-Core Technology:Quad-Core
Processor Number:Q8200
Type:Core 2 Quad

RAM

Installed Size:4GB
Max Supported Size:8GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller

RAID Level:RAID 0

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Interface Type:Serial ATA-150

Storage Hard Drive (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:1TB
Type:Media center

Video Memory

Installed Size:512MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT
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