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Sony VAIO VPCF137FX

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 review of Sony VAIO VPCF137FX. The average rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Comments about the design and keyboard are generally positive. The screen and usability also get good feedback. Many are less positive about the portability.

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Consumer review by: Scrye (newegg.com)

Wonderful

 

This machine is just as good as the specs would indicate, and that includes the screen, which is one of the nicest displays that I have ever laid eyes on. The trackpad is pretty good and the keyboard feels very solid when typing. Additionally, this...

USB ports are oddly recessed. This is not a problem for most USB devices; however, some devices, like my Patriot XPorter flash drive, are a decidedly snug fit. A male to female USB extender is a very easy workaround for that issue, though. In addition,...

Oct, 2011

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Intel High Definition Audio / Dolby Home Theater Technology v3 / S-FORCE Front Surround 3D / Intel High Definition Audio / Dolby Home Theater v3
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes

Battery

Battery Capacity:5000
Battery life (max):5
Battery performance:5000
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold / Silver
RoHS compliance: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black / Grey

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:16.4
Display Resolution:1600 x 900 / 1920 x 1080
HD type:Full HD / HD+
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter model:NVIDIA Geforce GT 425M / NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M / NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:650
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1100
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x116
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 3000

Keyboard

Keyboard Layout:QWERTY
Keyboard number of keys:103
Keyboard type:QWERTY
Numeric keypad: Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad

Memory

Internal memory:4 / 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
Memory slots:1x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:2.1+EDR
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
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:8
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:8
DVD-RW write speed:6
DVD+R Double Layer read speed:8
DVD+R Double Layer write speed:4
DVD+R read speed:8
DVD+R write speed:8
DVD+RW read speed:8
DVD+RW write speed:8
LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type:Blu-Ray DVD Combo

Other Features

Audio system:Intel High Definition Audio / Dolby Home Theater Technology v3 / S-FORCE Front Surround 3D / Intel High Definition Audio / Dolby Home Theater v3
Graphics adapter family:AMD / NVIDIA
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
eSATA/USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot:No / Yes
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):13 / 20
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y
L2 cache:6
L3 cache:6
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1
Number of Processing Die Transistors:774
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8 / 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:2 / 2.0
Processing die size:296
Processor:I7-2630QM / I7-740QM
Processor boost frequency:2.9 / 2.93
Processor cache:6
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Clarksfield / Sandy Bridge
Processor cores:4
Processor family:2nd gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i7-xxx
Processor frequency:1.73 / 2
Processor lithography:32 / 45
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor model:I7-2630QM / I7-740QM
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i7-2600 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-700 Mobile series
Processor socket:Socket 988
Processor threads:8
Stepping:B1 / D2
System bus data transfer rate:2.5 / 5
System bus rate:2.5 / 5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):45
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
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 / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology:No / Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access:No / Yes
Intel FDI Technology:No / Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access:No / Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider:No / Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology:No / Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology:No / Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:No / Yes
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / Y
Intel vPro Technology:No / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology:No / Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N / Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N / Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N / Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / Y
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N / Y
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Physical Address Extension (PAE): Yes
Processor ARK ID:49024 / 52219
Processor code:SLBQG / SR02Y
Processor package size:37.5
Supported instruction sets:AVX / SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington

Software

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

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS), MS Duo, MS PRO, SD / MS Duo, SD
Hard disk rotational speed:5400 / 7200
Hard Drive Capacity:1 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
Host interface:SATA
Number of hard drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:500 / 640

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10.4 / 10.7
Depth (imperial):10.4 / 10.7
Height (front):1.22 / 1.7
Height (front) (imperial):1.22 / 1.7
Height (rear):1.31 / 1.62
Height (rear) (imperial):1.31 / 1.62
Weight:6.39 / 6.86
Width:15.3 / 15.7
Width (imperial):15.3 / 15.7