Sony VAIO FZ180 review: Sony VAIO FZ180

Multimedia multitasking test (in minutes)
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Sony Vaio FZ180
1,016 

Adobe Photoshop CS2 image-processing test (in seconds)
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Sony Vaio FZ180
308 

Apple iTunes encoding test (in minutes)
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Sony Vaio FZ180
194 

Microsoft Office productivity test (in seconds)
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Sony Vaio FZ180
1,342 

DVD battery drain test (in minutes)
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Sony Vaio FZ180
122 

'Quake 4' performance (in frames per second)
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1,024x768, 4xAA 8xAF  
Sony Vaio FZ180
50.1 

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System configurations:

Sony VAIO FZ180
Windows Vista Home Premium Edition; 2.0GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T7300; 2,048MB DDR2 SDRAM 667MHz; 256MB NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GT; 160GB Hitachi 5,400rpm

HP Pavilion dv6500t
Windows Vista Home Premium Edition; 2.2GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T7500; 2048MB DDR2 SDRAM; 128MB Nvidia 8400M GS; 200GB Toshiba 4,200rpm

Dell Inspiron E1505
Windows Vista Home Premium; 2.0GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T7200; 2,048MB DDR2 SDRAM 667MHz; 256MB ATI Mobility Radeon x1400; 100GB Hitachi 7,200rpm

Gateway E-475M
Windows Vista Business Edition; 2.2GHz Intel Core Duo T7500; 2,048MB DDR2 SDRAM 667MHz; 256MB ATI Mobility Radeon HD2300; 100GB Hitachi 7,200rpm

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