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alaTest has collected and analyzed 41 reviews of Sony VAIO SVE1711X1EB. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the keyboard and portability. The screen and design are also appreciated, but some have doubts about the battery. There are some mixed opinions about the touchpad and image quality.

performance, design, screen, portability, keyboard


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Sony VAIO SVE1711X1EB is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 user reviews of Sony VAIO SVE1711X1EB from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Opinions about the keyboard and portability are on the whole positive. The durability and screen are also mentioned favorably. The touchpad and battery get mixed reviews.

performance, screen, durability, portability, keyboard

85% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony VAIO SVE1711X1EB.CEK 17.3-inch Laptop (Black) - (Intel Core i7 2.10GHz Processor, 8GB RAM, 750GB HDD, Windows 7 Edition Home Premium)Sony VAIO SVE1711X1EB.CEK 17.3-inch Laptop (Black) - (Intel Core i7 2.10GHz Processor, 8GB RAM, 750GB HDD, Windows 7 Edition Home Premium)

Oct, 2017

Expert review by: Martina Osztovits (

Review Sony Vaio SVE1711X1EB Notebook


Turbo? With the SVE1711X1EB, Sony brings out on the market a mult

Matte, high-contrast screen; Good keyboard with backlighting; Relatively quiet; Plain design; Good workmanship

Only one USB 3.0 port; Interface layout; No graphics switching; No CPU Turbo; Surfaces heating up under load

Fortunately, more and more manufacturers are relying on anti-glare screens in the multimedia sector. Other 17-inch notebook with similar hardware and matte screen are the Asus N76VM-V2G-T1078V (Intel Core i7 3610QM, NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M) and the...

Aug, 2012

Consumer review by: george (

Sony SVE1511F1E


it is really sleak and a great looking laptop

battery life deteriorates rapidly

May, 2013

Consumer review by: richard l (

Sony SVE1511F1E


sony helpline are good help

currently having problems with vaio, it wrks and after a bit of time the screen keeps going off and on again for a bit, sony are working on it to restore.

Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: William (

Sony SVE1511F1E


Can be reset to factory state nice keybord radio connction to peripherals I chose Sony becausw the laptop I bought in 2000 is still working

English is not default language makes setup vulnerable factory reset takes ages reflective screen

Dec, 2012

Consumer review by: ahasan (

Sony SVE1511F1E


Great looking

High price

Nov, 2012

Consumer review by: Glynne (

Sony SVE1511F1E


Design.Ease of set up.

None so far

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: Mayur (

Sony SVE1511F1E


Weight. quick

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: Luke (

Sony SVE1511F1E


Looks amazing, really fast, battery life is good, good value for money

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: michael (

Sony SVE1511F1E


Faulty motherboard; refused repair under warranty - terrible product, terrible support. Avoid

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: dave (

Sony SVE1511F1E


every thing, really good family laptop


Sep, 2012

Product Specifications


Front camera resolution:1280 x 1024
Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3


Discrete graphics adapter:No / Yes
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x116


Keyboard backlit: No

Optical Drive

DVD-R Double Layer read speed:8

Ports & interfaces

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


Conflict Free processor: No
ECC supported by processor: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX: Yes
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):21.3
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1066,1333
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM
Processor cache type:Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Sandy Bridge
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-2300 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 Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):No / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): No
Processor ARK ID:53442 / 64901 / I3-2370M
Processor package size:31 / 37.5