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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of Sony VAIO VPCEF2E1E/WI. The average rating for this product is 2.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the durability. The design also gets good feedback, whereas many are negative about the performance and usability.

design, durability

reliability, usability, performance

On average, users rate this product 53/100.

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Sony Vaio VPC-EF2E1E



Has a manufacturing fault which means it runs too hot and melts part of the motherboard, Sony want nothing to do with it and I am stuck with a useless laptop!

Jun, 2012

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Sony Vaio VPC-EF2E1E


has a very nice sleek design, also it is very reliable and is very sturdy.

The hardware can't keep up with modern advancements such as software due to a poor choic of processor, graphics got old within a month due to not choosing a good reliable graphics card that could offer some future stability. Laptop also came with to...

Jan, 2012

Product Specifications


Audio system:Dolby Home Theater v3
Number of built-in speakers:2


Battery Capacity:3500
Battery life (max):3
Battery performance:3500
Battery recharge time:3.5


Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3


Color of product:White


Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:17.3
Display Resolution:1600 x 900
HD type:HD+
Touch screen: No


Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Mobility Radeon HD 4250
Maximum graphics adapter memory:1.91


Pointing device:Touchpad


Internal memory:4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:8
Memory clock speed:1066
Memory layout:2 x 2
Memory layout (slots x size):2 x 2
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM


3G: No
Bluetooth: No
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Networking topology:Gigabit Ethernet
Wi-Fi: Yes

Optical Drive

CD read speed:24
CD write speed:24
CD-R read speed:24
CD-R write speed:24
CD-RW read speed:24
CD-RW write speed:10
DVD-R Double Layer read speed:8
DVD-R Double Layer write speed:6
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:6
DVD+R read speed:8
DVD+R write speed:8
DVD+RW read speed:8
DVD+RW write speed:8
Optical Drive Type:DVD-RW

Other Features

Graphics adapter family:AMD
Infrared data port: No
Wireless Technology:WiFi

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Handheld remote control:N

Packaging Data

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


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:4
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


Chipset:AMD M880G
L2 cache:1
L3 cache:1
Motherboard chipset:AMD M880G
Processor cache:1
Processor cache type:L2
Processor family:AMD Athlon II
Processor frequency:2.1
Processor model:P320


Cable lock slot:Kensington
Cable lock slot type:Kensington


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


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MS PRO, SD
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA
Total Storage Capacity:320

Weight & Dimensions

Height (front):1.29
Height (rear):1.5