Search BBspot:

Sony VGN-NW305F/BC Review

The Sony Vaio (model #: VGN-NW305F/BC) is an entry-level laptop and has a 15.5″ display an Intel Pentium processor.Sony VGN NW305F/BC Review

The processor inside is the Intel Pentium T3100.  Actually, the T3100 is a dual-core Celeron processor not a Pentium as listed on some sites.  This is a “Penryn” model chip running at 1.9 GHz.  It has 1 MB of L2 cache and the front-side bus runs at 800 MHz.  This processor is suitable for office applications, web, email, but is not powerful enough for any serious gaming.

The 15.5″ LCD display is backlit by a single Cold Cathode Fluorescent Light (CCFL). The resolution on this display is WXGA (1366 x 768).  The type of display you’d expect in an entry-level laptop. The display is driven by Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator HD with the Intel GL40 Express Chipset.

The system comes installed with 3 GB of DDR2 memory with the capability to expand to 8 GB.  The hard drive is a 320 GB Serial ATA (SATA) drive rotating at 5400 RPM. Plenty of room for an entry-level laptop. Expansion comes in the form of a Multimedia card reader  with support for Memory Stick PRO, (Standard/Duo),  media slot with MagicGate functionality. One ExpressCard® / 34 media slot. One Secure Digital (SD memory card) media slot.

Networking is provided by the 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T fast Ethernet (RJ-45), and the internal 802.11 b/g/n wireless Internet adapter. Other ports include a headphone jack, a microphone input, 3 USB Ports (2.0 compliant), 1 VGA output, 1 (4pin) i.LINK® connector (IEEE 1394).

The system is powered by a standard capacity lithium-ion battery which provides up to 4 hours of battery life.

The system comes installed with Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit operating system. Other installed software includes Microsoft Works SE 9.0, a 60-Day Trial Version of Microsoft Office Home and Student 2007, Norton Internet Security 2010 30-Day Trial Offer, VAIO Care, Sony Creativity Suite PMB – VAIO Edition, VAIO Media Gallery, and VAIO Media plus.

The system weighs 6 pounds and measures 14.6″(W) x 1.2″(H) x 9.8″(D).  Sony offers a 1 year limited warranty and 1 year of 24/7 tech support via phone.

The Sony Vaio (model #: VGN-NW305F/BC) can be found at Rent-a-Center.

Related Categories

Similar Content That You May Also Like:

Comments are closed.