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Sony VAIO NR430E/S

alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 reviews of Sony VAIO NR430E/S. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People are impressed by the performance and durability. The usability and design also get good views, whereas there are some less positive opinions about the keyboard and size.

price, design, usability, durability, performance

size, keyboard

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Sony VAIO NR430E/S is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Sony VAIO NR430E/S

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 user reviews of Sony VAIO NR430E/S from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. People really like the performance and durability. The usability and design also get good feedback, but the keyboard and size get negative opinions.

price, design, usability, durability, performance

size, keyboard

68% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony VAIO VGN-NR430E/S 15.4-inch Laptop (1.86 GHz Intel Pentium Dual-Core T2390 Processor, 2 GB RAM, 160 GB Hard Drive, Vista Premium) SilverSony VAIO VGN-NR430E/S 15.4-inch Laptop (1.86 GHz Intel Pentium Dual-Core T2390 Processor, 2 GB RAM, 160 GB Hard Drive, Vista Premium) Silver

Aug, 2018

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:HD
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes

Battery

Battery life (max):5
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)

Certificates

RoHS compliance: Yes

Design

Color of product:Silver
Form Factor:Clamshell

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:10
Display Diagonal:15.4
Display Resolution:1280 x 800
HD type:Not supported
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N

Energy Management

AC adapter power:95

Graphics

Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.358
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel GMA
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel GMA X3100

Keyboard

Keyboard Layout:QWERTY
Keyboard number of keys:86
Keyboard type:QWERTY
Numeric keypad: No
Pointing device:Touchpad

Memory

Internal memory:2
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:2
Memory clock speed:533
Memory layout:2 x 1
Memory layout (slots x size):2 x 1

Networking

3G: No
Bluetooth: No
Cabling technology:10/100Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100
Networking features:Fast Ethernet, WLAN
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Optical Drive

CD read speed:24
CD-R write speed:24
CD-RW write speed:24
DVD-R Double Layer write speed:6
DVD-R write speed:8
DVD-RAM read speed:5
DVD-RAM write speed:5
DVD-RW write speed:6
DVD+R Double Layer write speed:6
DVD+R write speed:8
DVD+RW write speed:8
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi DL

Other Features

Audio system:HD
Graphics adapter family:Intel
Infrared data port: No
Internal modem: Yes

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC

Performance

TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
DC-in jack: Yes
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: Yes
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
Modem (RJ-11) ports:1
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:4
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter power:95

Processor

Bus type:FSB
Chipset:Intel GL960 Express
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):14
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Motherboard chipset:Intel GL960 Express
Number of Processing Die Transistors:291
Processing die size:143
Processor:T2390
Processor cache:1
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Merom
Processor cores:2
Processor family:Intel® Pentium®
Processor frequency:1.86
Processor front side bus:533
Processor lithography:65
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor model:T2390
Processor operating modes:32-bit
Processor series:Intel Pentium T2000 series for Mobile
Processor socket:Socket M (mPGA478MT)
Processor system type:Up
Processor threads:2
Stepping:M0
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35
Tjunction:100

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: No
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 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:35153
Processor code:SLA4H
Processor package size:35
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: No

Software

Operating system installed:Windows Vista Home Premium
Trial software:Microsoft Windows Live OneCare

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MS Duo, SD
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:160
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA
Number of hard drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:160

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10.6
Depth (imperial):10.6
Height (front):1.2
Height (front) (imperial):1.2
Height (rear):1.5
Height (rear) (imperial):1.5
Weight:6.31
Width:14.2
Width (imperial):14.2