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SONY VPCF117FX/B NoteBook with Intel Core i7

The Sony VAIO laptop (model #: VPCF115FX/B) has an Intel Core i7 processor, a 16.4″ screen and Microsoft Windows 7.

SONY VPCF117FX/B NoteBook with Intel Core i7

Sony Vaio VPCF117FX-B Laptop

Inside is the Intel Core i7 (720QM ) running at 1.6 GHz.  This is a quad-core processor with 8 processing threads.  It normally runs at 1.6GHz, but can turbo up to 2.8 GHz when needed.  It’s a 64-bit CPU with 6 MB of Intel SmartCache (L3) and built using a 45 nm process. The motherboard uses the Mobile Intel® PM55 Express chipset. For system memory there is 6 GB of DDR3 1333 RAM  with a maximum of 8 GB.

The display is a 16.4″ high-definition widescreen display with 1920 x 1080 resolution higher resolution than you’ll find on the lower end laptops.  A resolution that will support full 1080p resolution for highest clarity on Blu-Ray movies.

This Vaio comes with a Blu-ray Disc-enabled DVD±RW/CD-RW drive which features read support for Blu-ray Disc. Double-layer support using compatible DVD+R DL and DVD-R DL media. Also supports DVD-RAM. To use the power of the high-resolution display, and Blu-Ray drive you’re going to need a good video chip.

This laptop comes with the NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M graphics which eatures 1GB dedicated video memory and up to 3831MB total available video memory (using shared). This chip has 48 CUDA cores and runs at speeds up to 1265 MHz.  It has support for Microsoft DirectX 10.1 and OpenGL 2.1 for gaming compatibility.  Dedicated memory means your system can handle more intense graphical processing operations without slowing down the whole system.

A 500 GB Serial ATA (SATA) hard drive provides the storage space on this system.  It’s a 7200 RPM drive, which should give you good performance.  Since this is a Sony machine it of course features a Multiformat media reader which supports Memory Stick PRO and Memory Stick PRO Duo with MagicGate functionality. It also features a Secure Digital media slot.

Connectivity comes from built-in stereo A2DP Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR (Enhanced Data Rate) interface,  the built-in 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T Gigabit Fast Ethernet LAN with RJ-45 connector and the integrated Atheros 802.11b/g/n wireless network connection.

External ports include 1 headphone jack, 1 microphone jack, 2 USB 2.0 Ports, 1 (eSATA) port, 1 VGA output, 1 4-pin i.LINK® connection (IEEE 1394), 1 S/PDIF output, 1 ExpressCard® /34 media slot and 1 internal microphone to use with the bezel-mounted MOTION EYE webcam with face tracking technology which makes it easy to video chat with family and friends.

Microsoft Windows Home Premium 64-bit is the preinstalled operating system.  Other software includes Microsoft Works SE 9.0, 60-day trial version of Microsoft Home and Student 2007, Norton Internet Security 2010 30-day trial, VAIO Care, Sony® Creativity Suite: PMB – VAIO® Edition – Import, VAIO® Media Gallery, and VAIO® Media plus.

The laptop weighs 6.9 lbs. and measures 15.3″(W) x 1.22-1.62″(H) x 10.4″(D).  The laptop comes with a 5000mAh Lithium-ion battery pack .

The Sony VAIO laptop with an Intel Core i7 processor (model #: VPCF115FM/B) can be found for around $1500.

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