Sony VAIO VGN-FS115B Creative MuVo V200 player

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Sony VAIO VGN-FS115B laptop computer

 

Pros

Latest Intel Centrino Sonomo technology giving affordable performance

1.6GHz Pentium M processor with a speedy 533MHz Front Side Bus

Slim and stylish for a unit bearing a 15.4 inch widescreen

Built-in Dual Layer, Dual Format DVD Writer

Excellent, bright X-Black screen with 1280x800 resolution

Three USB 2.0 and one FireWire socket provided as standard

Built-in 802.11b/g wireless networking capability

 

 

Cons

The 60GB hard drive has a spindle speed of only 4200 RPM

The 512MB memory is supplied occupies both memory slots (2 x 256MB) which means that these chips would need to be discarded in order to upgrade to the maximum of 1GB

Utilises onboard graphics; fine for office use, not really for games

 

List Price: £999 inc. VAT

Competitive Internet Price: c £900 inc. VAT

 

Star Rating: 9 Stars  Excellent all round desktop replacement for office users at a very reasonable price for a Sony. All the joy of owning a Sony without having to pay a Premium. Well done Sony!