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Sony VAIO FW Series VGN-FW170J/W - 16.4" - Core 2 Duo P8400 - Vista Home Premium 64-bit - 4 GB RAM - 320 GB HDD Series Specifications

Sony VAIO FW Series VGN-FW170J/W - 16.4" - Core 2 Duo P8400 - 4 GB RAM - 320 GB HDD - QWERTY

Part Number: VGNFW170J/W/BSTOCK

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Platform Technology
    Intel Centrino 2
  • Wireless capabilities
    IEEE 802.11 n (draft), Bluetooth, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g
  • Notebook type
    Midsize, Blu-ray drive, HD display
  • Screen type
    Widescreen
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Processor / Chipset

  • CPU
    Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 / 2.26 GHz
  • Number of Cores
    Dual-Core
  • Cache
    L2 - 3 MB
  • 64-bit Computing
    Yes
  • Data Bus Speed
    1066 MHz
  • Chipset Type
    Mobile Intel GM45 Express

Cache Memory

  • Type
    L2 cache
  • Installed Size
    3 MB

RAM

  • Memory Speed
    800 MHz
  • Memory Specification Compliance
    PC2-6400
  • Configuration Features
    2 x 2 GB
  • Technology
    DDR2 SDRAM
  • Installed Size
    4 GB
  • Rated Memory Speed
    800 MHz

Memory

  • Max Supported Size
    4 GB
  • Technology
    DDR2 SDRAM
  • Speed
    800 MHz / PC2-6400 - 800 MHz
  • Form Factor
    SO-DIMM 200-pin
  • Slots Qty
    2
  • Empty Slots
    0

Storage

  • Interface
    Serial ATA-150
  • Optical Drive
    DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM / BD-ROM fixed
  • Type
    none
  • Read Speed
    24x (CD) / 8x (DVD) / 2x (BD)
  • Write Speed
    16x (CD) / 8x (DVD±R) / 4x (DVD±R DL)
  • Rewrite Speed
    10x (CD) / 4x (DVD±RW) / 5x (DVD-RAM)
  • Type
    portable

Display

  • Resolution
    1600 x 900 (HD+)
  • Widescreen Display
    Yes
  • Image Aspect Ratio
    16:9
  • Monitor Features
    X BRITE-ECO
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    41.7 cm
  • Display Resolution Abbreviation
    HD+

Environmental Parameters

  • Environmental standards
    RoHS, EPA Energy Star

Audio & Video

  • Graphics Processor
    Intel GMA 4500MHD
  • Memory Allocation Technology
    Dynamic Video Memory Technology 5.0
  • Total Available Graphics Memory
    1340 MB
  • Integrated Webcam
    Yes
  • Sound
    Microphone

Hard Drive

  • Spindle Speed
    5400 rpm
  • Type
    HDD
  • Capacity
    320 GB

Input

  • Type
    keyboard, touchpad
  • Localization & Layout
    QWERTY

Communications

  • Wireless Protocol
    802.11a/b/g/n (draft), Bluetooth
  • Wireless Controller
    Intel WiFi Link 5100
  • Wired Protocol
    Gigabit Ethernet

Optical Storage

  • Drive Type
    DVD SuperMulti DL / Blu-ray
  • Type
    DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM / BD-ROM
  • Form Factor
    fixed

Processor

  • Type
    Core 2 Duo
  • Processor Number
    P8400
  • Manufacturer
    Intel
  • Clock Speed
    2.26 GHz

Modem

  • Protocols & Specifications
    ITU V.90, ITU V.92

Floppy Drive

  • Type
    none

Card Reader

  • Type
    card reader
  • Supported Flash Memory
    Memory Stick Duo, SD Memory Card

Battery

  • Technology
    Lithium ion
  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Run Time (Up To)
    4 sec

Connections & Expansion

  • Slots
    2 x memory (0 free)
    1 x ExpressCard/34 (1 free)
  • Interfaces
    Headphone output
    4-pin FireWire
    3 x USB 2.0
    VGA
    LAN
    Modem
    Microphone input
    HDMI
  • Memory Card Reader
    Yes (SD Card, Memory Stick Duo)

Header

  • Brand
    Sony
  • Product Line
    Sony VAIO FW Series
  • Model
    VAIO FW
  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Compatibility
    PC

Miscellaneous

  • Color
    powder white
  • Compliant Standards
    RoHS

Networking

  • Data Link Protocol
    Bluetooth, Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n (draft)
  • Wireless LAN Supported
    Yes
  • Wireless NIC
    Intel WiFi Link 5100

Monitor

  • Diagonal Size
    16.4 in

System

  • Platform Technology
    Intel Centrino 2
  • Notebook Type
    notebook
  • Platform
    Windows
  • Hard Drive Capacity
    320 GB

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    15.1 in
  • Depth
    10.3 in
  • Height
    1.5 in

Audio Output

  • Compliant Standards
    Dolby Sound Room

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Type
    90 days warranty

Mainboard

  • Data Bus Speed
    1066 MHz
  • Chipset Type
    Mobile Intel GM45 Express

Environmental Standards

  • ENERGY STAR Certified
    Yes

Physical Characteristics

  • Weight
    6.39 lbs

Operating System / Software

  • OS Provided: Type
    Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
  • Type
    AOL Online (90 days trial), Microsoft Office 2007 Home and Student Edition (60 days trial), Microsoft Windows Live OneCare (Trial), Microsoft Works 9 SE, Sony Click to Disc Editor 1.0, VAIO Help and Support, VAIO Movie Story

Video Output

  • Graphics Processor
    Intel GMA 4500MHD
  • Graphics Processor Series
    Intel GMA

Video Memory

  • Memory Allocation Technology
    Dynamic Video Memory Technology 5.0
  • Total Available Graphics Memory
    1340 MB

Notebook Camera

  • Integrated Webcam
    Yes

Sustainability

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Where to Buy

Sony VAIO FW Series VGN-FW170J/W - 16.4" - Core 2 Duo P8400 - 4 GB RAM - 320 GB HDD - QWERTY

Part Number: VGNFW170J/W/BSTOCK

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