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Sony VGN-FE41Z

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 reviews of Sony VGN-FE41Z. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People really like the usability and performance. The design and screen are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some negative views about the keyboard and battery.

screen, design, performance, usability

battery, keyboard

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Sony VGN-FE41Z is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : J. Simon Leitner (

Review Sony Vaio VGN-FE41Z Notebook


Vaio Vista. The Vaio FE41Z is in general similar to the FE31, sti

Nice design ; High-quality materials ; Robust and flexural rigid case ; Very bright and rich in contrast display ; Low temperature and noise emissions ; Windows Vista

Wobbling battery ; Some deflections of the case under pressure are possible ; Most of the interfaces at the right side ; Reflecting display ; Below-average performance caused by Vista

Aug, 2007

Consumer review (

Sony Vaio VGN FE41Z


Very good performance,excellent screen, Runs windows vista ultimate No problem

Sep, 2007

Consumer review (

Sony Vaio VGN FE41Z


overall the best performance

hate windows vista, too many bugs

Mar, 2007

Product Specifications


Front Camera:Y


Aspect Ratio:16:10
Display Diagonal:15.4
Display Resolution:1280 x 800


Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter model:NVIDIA GeForce Go 7600


Pointing device:Touchpad


Internal memory:2
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:2


Bluetooth: Yes
Networking Type:100 BASE-TX/10 BASE-T

Optical Drive

CD-R read speed:24
CD-R write speed:24
CD-RW read speed:24
CD-RW write speed:24
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:8
DVD-RW write speed:6
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:8
DVD+RW write speed:8

Other Features

Infrared data port: No
Internal modem: Yes
Modem Type:V.90/V.92
TV in port: No
Wireless Technology:802.11a/b/g

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type:Type II
CardBus PCMCIA slots quantity:1
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: 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
TV out:Y
TV out port:S-Video
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


Bus type:FSB
Chipset:Intel 945PM Express
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):12
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Motherboard chipset:Intel 945PM Express
Number of Processing Die Transistors:291
Processing die size:143
Processor cache:4
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Merom
Processor core voltage (AC):1.0375 - 1.30
Processor cores:2
Processor family:Intel® Core™2 Duo
Processor frequency:2
Processor front side bus:667
Processor lithography:65
Processor model:T7200
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core 2 Duo T7000 series
Processor socket:Socket 479
Processor threads:2
Thermal Design Power (TDP):34

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 (VT-x):1
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:27255
Processor package size:35
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: No


Cable lock slot:Kensington


Bundled software:-SonicStageCP 4.2, SonicStage Mastering Studio 2.3;\n-Adobe Premiere Elements 3.0, DVgate Plus 2.3, VAIO Edit Components 6.0, WinDVD 8.0(VAIO);\n-Adobe Photoshop Elements 5.0;\n-Easy Media Creator 9, Click - DVD 2.6;\n-Adobe Acrobat Standard 8.0, Adobe Reader 8.0, Microsoft Works 8.5, Microsoft Office 2003 STT (Try & Buy);\n-VAIO Recovery Utility 2.6 - HDD recovery, Skype, Google pack;
Operating system installed:Windows Vista Home Premium


Hard disk rotational speed:4200
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:4200
Host interface:SATA
Total Storage Capacity:200

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