The Sony VAIO VGN-NR240E/S Laptop Computer is a snazzy piece of equipment thatâ€™s perfect for your everyday computing needs. Reliability, performance and functionalityâ€”these are three things that we look for in modern PCs, and these are also three things you can find in the Sony VAIO VGN-NR240E/S.
Armed with the powerful 1.6 GHz Intel Pentium Dual Core Processor T2330 and 1 GB of DDR2 RAM, the Sony VAIO VGN-NR240E/S is ready to tackle whatever you throw at it.
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The Intel processor is capable of increasing the PCâ€™s capabilities by producing higher throughput and simultaneous computing. Browse the Internet, work on your word processor, or even render videos while an anti-virus program runs in the background. The architecture of the CPU is built in such a way it will be able to handle high-data traffic.
The Sony VAIO VGN-NR240E/S is capable of storing all your media files and documents in its 200GB Serial ATA hard drive. A SATA hard drive boasts a high speed data transfer rate, which ensures that your workflow continues at a brisk pace. The laptop is also loaded with a DVD-RW/CD-RW drive that, aside from playing DVD movies, will allow you to back-up all your files.
Featuring a 15.4-inch WXGA high definition screen, games and widescreen movies are a pleasure to watch. The XBRITE-ECO technology allows for vivid colors and crystal clear images to be displayed while conserving energy at the same time. The screen also features an anti-reflective coating to minimize glare from strong light sources.
The Sony VAIO VGN-NR240E/S comes equipped with the Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X3100, which provides support for running Windows Vista Aero and graphics-heavy videogames. Image quality and overall clarity of movies are also increased thanks to Intel Clear Video Technology.
In terms of connectivity, the Sony VAIO VGN-NR240E/S is no slouch either. It has a fully integrated Atheros 54g wireless LAN that works with 802.11b/g wireless networks. It even has an ExpressCard/34 card slot which allows the use of quicker and lighter expansion cards for additional security, storage and networking options. Other than that, the laptop features four USB 2.0 ports, one FireWire port, one VGA output, a Memory Stick slot and a Secure Digital memory card slot for maximum connectivity among different memory formats. For other networking options, it has a fast Ethernet port for a 10/100 connection and a 56k modem.
Using the Sony VAIO VGN-NR240E/S is truly enjoyable thanks to the Windows Vista Home Premium operating system. It includes the full functionality of the Windows Media Center which basically turns your laptop into an all-in-one home entertainment hub. Watching videos and organizing your music library becomes so much easier. Record your favorite TV shows and access online media content. Additionally, Windows Vista Home Premium has security features that ensure the protection of your system from security hacks or other potentially harmful elements.
Overall, the Sony VAIO VGN-NR240E/S is a smart investment. It remains affordable without having to compromise performance, looks good, performs well and gives you what you need.
Contributed by Daniel Gonzales, Product Reviewer