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Sony VAIO SVZ13114GXX notebook

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews of Sony VAIO SVZ13114GXX notebook. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the battery and keyboard. The design and portability are also mentioned favorably, but the screen and reliability get critical opinions. Reviews about the price and usability are mixed.

performance, portability, design, keyboard, battery

software, reliability, screen

On average, users rate this product 75/100.

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Consumer review by: Jolly (sony.com)

Excellent!

 

I've bought and customized the Vaio Z to all the max settings, so of course it would run, perform and meet all my expectations. It's very light, good for gaming, and very portable! Not to mention it looks amazing! The downside is that the premium...

Battery life, sleek design, able to customize

Prone to finger prints, weak speakers

Nov, 2012

Consumer review by: Luke CWM (newegg.com)

Update

 

The extended warranty I purchased from Newegg doesn't start for a year, so it is useless right now. And Newegg can't replace the model because it is out of stock (otherwise I would have happily accepted a replacement, since the computer is so fast). So...

As stated in the earlier post, this machine is very, very fast. Side by side comparisons to other computers in the office put them all to shame ; Sony Support is more friendly than Dell Support, and easier to get straight to the issue with less...

However, Sony Support isn't able to actually help with the issue of constant freezing. It is not from software I installed because it froze before I could even get to the desktop the first time I powered it on (and has frozen multiple times since) ;...

Jul, 2012

Consumer review by: LukeCWM (newegg.com)

Fast, Somewhat-Stylish, Problematic

 

The keys are not back-lit, even though all manufacturer documentation claims it is, including the big sticker next to the track-pad. I call this false-advertising. This laptop is for the president of my company, who wants the latest and best, but most...

This is essentially an Ultrabook but for one key difference: Ultrabooks are limited to Intel Ultra-Low Voltage (ULV) processors, which are 17w and even the i7 models are dual-core. This is a quad-core processor rated at 35w, and not only is the base...

The laptop froze hard twice in the first ten minutes of using it. Then, it decided to install updates after I changed the settings to only install updates upon request. It crashed during the update install and refused to boot for more than five...

Jul, 2012

Consumer review by: PCMan (sony.com)

Expensive but worth it

 

This is the best 13" thin/lightweight laptop that 2 grand will get you. It is amazingly light and thin, while also packing an immense amount if power behind it.

Premium design and hardware

price

Jun, 2012

Product Specifications

Camera

Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3
Rear camera: No

Display

HD type:Full HD

Graphics

Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x166

Keyboard

Keyboard backlit: Yes

Ports & interfaces

USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2

Processor

Conflict Free processor: Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX: Yes
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM
Processor cache type:Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge
Processor Series:Intel Core i7-3600 Mobile series
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): Yes
Processor package size:31