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Sony VAIO VPCCB2M0E/B

alaTest has collected and analyzed 52 reviews of Sony VAIO VPCCB2M0E/B. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People are impressed by the durability and screen. The design and keyboard also get good feedback, whereas there are some negative opinions about the image quality and sound. Views about the connectivity and price are mixed.

performance, keyboard, design, screen, durability

battery, touchpad, sound, image quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Sony VAIO VPCCB2M0E/B is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony VAIO VPCCB2M0E/B

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of Sony VAIO VPCCB2M0E/B from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the usability and performance. The price and keyboard also get good feedback. Many are critical about the image quality.

keyboard, price, performance, usability

image quality

88% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony Vaio VPCCB2M0E/B.CEK C-Series 15.5 Inch Laptop (Intel Core i5 2.3GHz Processor, RAM 6GB, HDD 640GB) - BlackSony Vaio VPCCB2M0E/B.CEK C-Series 15.5 Inch Laptop (Intel Core i5 2.3GHz Processor, RAM 6GB, HDD 640GB) - Black

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: Steve (reevoo.com)

Sony Vaio VPC-CB2M0E

 

When it is not faulty this computer is fast and powerful.

The problem has been that the battery and mains charger had to be changed, then the hard disc was replaced and now the Blue Ray player has to be changed. Fortunately it has a two year guarantee, but I can only assume that my laptop is the one that goes...

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: Steve (reevoo.com)

Sony Vaio VPC-CB2M0E

 

When it is not faulty this computer is fast and powerful

The problem has been that the battery and mains charger had to be changed, then the hard disc was replaced and now the Blue Ray player has to be changed. Fortunately it has a two year guarantee, but I can only assume that my laptop is the one that goes...

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: Peter (reevoo.com)

Sony Vaio VPC-CB2M0E

 

Lovely keyboard and backlight

nil

Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: Robbo (argos.co.uk)

Great Laptop

 

Fast, reliable and great looking. Does the job.

Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: someone else (argos.co.uk)

Sony VAIO C Series 15.5 Inch Laptop - Black

 

I really like this. Well worth paying some extra money for.

Jul, 2012

Consumer review by: William (reevoo.com)

Sony Vaio VPC-CB2M0E

 

Good system restore. Nice bright screen and very nice looking laptop. 10 out of 10

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: mike (reevoo.com)

Sony Vaio VPC-CB2M0E

 

Vaio gate. One touch buttons.

Speakers nowhere near the quality of my former laptop toshiba qosmio

May, 2012

Consumer review by: Roy (reevoo.com)

Sony Vaio VPC-CB2M0E

 

Looks, Performance, bundled software and blu-ray disk.

Graphics card not powerful enough

Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: William (reevoo.com)

Sony Vaio VPC-CB2M0E

 

Good system restore ; Nice bright screen ; and very nice looking laptop ; 10 out of 10

None

Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: mike (reevoo.com)

Sony Vaio VPC-CB2M0E

 

Vaio gate. One touch buttons

Speakers nowhere near the quality of my former laptop toshiba qosmio

Apr, 2012

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Dolby Home Theater
Built-in Microphone: Yes

Battery

Battery life (max):5.5
Battery recharge time:4.5

Design

Color of product:Black

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:15.5
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon HD 6470M
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:650
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1200
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x116
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 3000

Keyboard

Pointing device:Touchpad

Memory

Internal memory:6
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:8
Memory clock speed:1333
Memory layout:1 x 2 + 1 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 + 1 x 4

Networking

3G: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:3.0+HS
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Networking topology:Gigabit Ethernet
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Optical Drive

BD-R read speed:4
BD-RE read speed:4
BD-ROM read speed:4
CD read speed:24
CD write speed:24
CD-R read speed:24
CD-R write speed:16
CD-RW read speed:24
CD-RW write speed:10
DVD-R Double Layer read speed:6
DVD-R Double Layer write speed:4
DVD-R read speed:8
DVD-R write speed:8
DVD-RAM read speed:5
DVD-RAM write speed:5
DVD-RW read speed:6
DVD-RW write speed:4
DVD+R Double Layer read speed:6
DVD+R Double Layer write speed:4
DVD+R read speed:8
DVD+R write speed:8
DVD+RW read speed:6
DVD+RW write speed:4
Optical Drive Type:Blu-Ray DVD Combo

Other Features

Audio system:Dolby Home Theater
Graphics adapter family:AMD
Infrared data port: No
Type:PC
Wireless Technology:Wi-Fi

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Handheld remote control: No

Performance

TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Chipset:Intel HM65 Express
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):23
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y
L2 cache:3
L3 cache:3
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM65 Express
PCI Express configurations:1x8, 1x16, 2x4, 2x8
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor:I5-2410M
Processor boost frequency:2.9
Processor cache:3
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Sandy Bridge
Processor cores:2
Processor family:2nd gen Intel® Core™ i5
Processor frequency:2.3
Processor lithography:32
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor model:I5-2410M
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor series:Intel Core i5-2400 Mobile series
Processor socket:BGA1023
Processor threads:4
Stepping:J1
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:32
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: Yes
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:52224
Processor package size:31
Supported instruction sets:AVX
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington

Software

Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Premium

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MS Duo, MS Pro-HG, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA
Total Storage Capacity:640

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:9.88
Height:1.23
Weight:6.28
Width:14.8