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Sony VAIO VPCCW22FX/L Laptop Review

February 25th, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments

Sony VAIO laptops are always a perfect blend of style and performance. This time there is another astonishing stylish model added to this line as Sony VAIO VPCCW22FX/L. This is slim, light weight, and comes in stylish glossy color finish. This machine is powered through Intel Core i3-330M processor. This machine is capable enough to meet all the computing needs and at the same time ideal for entertainment too. It is a light weight system weighs just 5.3 lbs. This is powered through NVIDIA GeForce GT330M Graphics to meet the entertainment needs of the users. This system is equipped with 4GB RAM, 500 GB hard drive, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, optical drive, webcam, HDMI & VGA ports, and many more. Importantly, its battery backup is truly outstanding with 6.0-hours. This laptop is priced reasonably and money spent on it would real value for the future too.

Intel Core i3-330M Processor Details:

The Intel Core i3-330M processor, that powers Sony VAIO VPCCW22FX/L  is designed for notebooks and it is a lower-middle class dual-core category processor. It is clocked at 2.16GHz. You should know that this processor doesn’t have overclocking and Turbo Boost technology like its other contemporaries such as Core i5-430M. Lower core speed would be the result through lacking mentioned features. Each core of this processor is based on the Nehalem micro-architecture. Good part is that its hyperthreading can enable up to four threads for the dual-core CPU at once.

 

This processor got one integrated graphics card as Intel HD Graphics or GMA HD along with a DDR3 1066 MHz memory controller. Memory controller and graphics card are arranged on separate die in 45nm and CPU die is of 32nm.

 

Synthetic benchmark performance is almost equal with a 2.4GHz Core 2 Duo P8600. This processor can handle any type of application successfully. Some of the demanding games will not be a match with this laptop.

Sony VAIO VPCCW22FX/L Pros:

  • It is a powerful machine priced reasonably.
  • It is a light weight machine with 5.3 lbs.
  • It has huge battery backup up to 6.0-hours.
  • It has VGA and HDMI ports.
  • It comes with a webcam
  • It has optical drive.
  • It has Bluetooth Ver2.1+EDR.
  • It has NVIDIA GeForce GT330M.

 

Sony VAIO VPCCW22FX/L Cons:

  • Little costly for few.
  • Not suitable for latest games.

Specifications:

Processor:

This machine is powered through Intel Core i3-330M processor. It is dual-core processor and clocked at 2.16GHz. It has 3MB Cache and processor is supported well through Hyperthreading technology.

 

System Memory and Hard drive;

This system comes with 4GB DDR3 RAM of 1066. It can be increased up to 8GB successfully.

 

Hard drive of this laptop is credited with 500GB capacity. It is SATA hard drive and rotates at 5400 rpm.

 

Display and Graphics:

 

This laptop screen is 14.0-inches with a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. It has LED-Backlit technology display.

 

Sony VAIO VPCCW22FX/L  comes with Mobile Intel PM55 Express Chipset and there is NVIDIA GeForce GT330M GPU with total available graphics memory of 2263MB. There is 512MB capacity dedicated VRAM also there.

 

Optical Drive:

This laptop is credited with a DVD burner. It can read and write CDs and DVDs in multiple formats.

 

Audio:

This laptop comes with Intel High-Definition audio.

 

Webcam:

 

Sony VAIO VPCCW22FX/L  is arranged with one built-in MOTION EYE webcam along with microphone for video chats over the internet.

 

Networking:

 

This laptop is arranged with Fast Ethernet LAN to meet all the wired connectivity needs.

 

There is Wi-Fi 802.11/b/g/n for wireless connectivity needs.

 

This laptop comes with Bluetooth technology and it is integrated with Bluetooth Ver 2.1+EDR.

 

Input Devices:

 

It has a full-size keyboard of QWERTY type with 82 key with 2.0mm stroke and 19.0mm pitch.

 

Its pointing device is Electro-Static touchpad with multi-touch feature.

 

Additional Ports:

 

It has one Multi Media Card Reader, three USB 2.0 ports, one HDMI output port, one VGA port, one headphone jack and one microphone jack.

 

Battery:

This laptop comes with a standard capacity Lithium-ion battery pack. It can offer unplugged life for the notebook between 4 to 6 hours basing on the battery capacity.

 

Operating System:

 

Sony VAIO VPCCW22FX/L  comes with Genuine Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Edition.

 

Warranty:

 

There is one-year limited warranty for this laptop from the manufacturer.

 

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