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Sony VGN A417M

Sony VGN A417M
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Jun, 2018

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 reviews of Sony VGN A417M. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People are impressed by the design and screen.

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On average, users rate this product 80/100.

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Sony Vaio VGN-A417M


This is my husband's current laptop and it is not the newest model in the market. He got it in 2005 just a few months before he bought my own laptop. I often use this laptop especially when he wants me to access his documents while he is

Dec, 2009

Product Specifications


Audio system:16-bit CD-quality stereo sound
Number of built-in speakers:2


Battery life (max):2.5


Aspect Ratio:16:10
Contrast ratio (typical):750:1
Display Diagonal:17
Display Resolution:1440 x 900


Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Mobility Radeon X600
Maximum graphics adapter memory:256


Internal memory:0.5
Internal memory type:DDR-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:1


Cabling technology:
Networking features:Ethernet LAN, Wireless LAN
Networking speed:10/100 Mbps Base-TX
Wireless compliancy:IEEE 802.11g

Optical Drive

Double Layer DVD read speed:4
Double Layer DVD write speed:2.4

Other Features

Audio system:16-bit CD-quality stereo sound
Bundled hardware:Lithium-ion battery\nPower Cord\nAC adaptor
Compatible operating systems:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Infrared data port: No
Internal modem: Yes
Modem Speed:56
Modem Type:Fax/data V.92

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type:Type II
CardBus PCMCIA slots quantity:1
DC-in jack: Yes
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:1
Headphone outputs: Yes
Microphone in: Yes
Modem (RJ-11) ports:1
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: Yes
TV out:N
TV out port: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


Processor cache:2
Processor cache type:L2
Processor frequency:1.86
Processor front side bus:533


Bundled software:Adobe PhotoShop Album SE\nPictureGear Studio \nAdobe PhotoShop Elements\nVAIO Edit Components\nWinDVD \nDVGatePlus (video/still capture)\nVAIO Zone, tvtv Electronic Program Guide\nAdobe Premiere Standard\nClick to DVD\nRecordNow!\nSonicStage \nMoodLogic\nSonicStage Mastering Studio\nVAIO Recovery Utility\nMemory Stick Formatter\nGoogle Toolbar\nMemory Stick Pro Formatter\nVAIO update\nUtimaco Safeguard Privatedisk easy


Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA
Total Storage Capacity:80

Weight & Dimensions