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Sony SVE1513E9E 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.5GHz 4GB Jan 2013
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An easy-to-use notebook with stand-out style- Pick up and go with a sleek wrap-over design- Sleep for days, resume in seconds with Rapid Wake + Eco- Go easy with Backlit Keyboard and large Touchpad More
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15 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the SVE1513E9E have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz. At 650 megahertz, the SVE1513E9E has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the SVE1513E9E.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.5 gigahertz, the SVE1513E9E has one of the faster processor clock speeds amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The slowest processor clock speed of similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the SVE1513E9E is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3.1GHz.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the Lenovo T410 (£263.99) (2.53GHz).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The SVE1513E9E supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. Most comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of portable PC.

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Sony Has Good Laptop Reviews

We checked the reviews from users and experts of hundreds of notebook PCs to determine an average rating for each notebook PC brand. On average portable PCs from Sony have good reviews from experts and owners.

Very Fast DVD+RW Write Speed

With a DVD+RW write speed of 24 CD-speeds, the Sony SVE1513E9E's DVD+RW write speed is one of the fastest amongst similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the SVE1513E9E. The slowest DVD+RW write speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 6x and the fastest is 24x.

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Very Fast DVD+RW Read Speed

At 24 CD-speeds, the SVE1513E9E has a very fast DVD+RW read speed compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the SVE1513E9E. The DVD+RW read speeds of notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 6x to 24x, and the average DVD+RW read speed is 8.1x.

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Quite Fast DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed

The average DVD+R double layer read speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the SVE1513E9E is 6.6x. At 8 CD-speeds, the SVE1513E9E has a quite fast DVD+R double layer read speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the SVE1513E9E.

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Very Fast DVD-RW Write Speed

When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago, the Sony SVE1513E9E's DVD-RW write speed of 8 CD-speeds is one of the fastest. The DVD-RW write speeds of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the SVE1513E9E range from 6x to 8x, and the average DVD-RW write speed is 6.1x.

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Quite Fast DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed

At 8 CD-speeds, the Sony SVE1513E9E has a quite fast DVD-R double layer read speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. The DVD-R double layer read speeds of notebook PCs of this age and spec range from 4x to 8x, and the average DVD-R double layer read speed is 6.6x.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports, including the SVE1513E9E which has three USB 2.0 ports.

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Fairly Fast DVD-R Dual Layer Read Speed

At 8 CD-speeds, the Sony SVE1513E9E has a quite fast DVD-R dual layer read speed compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than two years. The slowest DVD-R dual layer read speed of notebook PCs that are a similar age to the SVE1513E9E is 4x, the fastest is 8x, and the average DVD-R dual layer read speed is 6.4x.

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Quite Big Megapixel Count

Across all the laptops of this age and type the megapixels counts range from 0.3MP to 2MP, and the average megapixel count is 0.95MP. The SVE1513E9E has one of the bigger megapixels counts (1.3 megapixels) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite High Front Camera Resolution

The average front camera resolution of portable PCs of this type and age is 28MP. At 1.3 megapixels, the SVE1513E9E has a fairly high front camera resolution compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the SVE1513E9E.

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13 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

Most portable PCs that came out around the same time as the SVE1513E9E have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the SVE1513E9E which has one PCI Express lane (max).

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

Most portable PCs of this type and age have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Sony SVE1513E9E which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

The SVE1513E9E does not have a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the SVE1513E9E do have a front camera.

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Very Short Battery Life

The SVE1513E9E has one of the shorter battery lifes (only 4.5 hours) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Laptops that came out more than two years ago have battery lifes of between 2h and 4,400h.

Notebook PCs with a longer battery life that might be worth considering include the Vostro 14 5000 (4.6h), or the XPS 13 (£560.10) (5h) both from DELL.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The SVE1513E9E does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years which have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

Laptops with a better storage medium that might also be worth considering include the T420s (£972.00) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Quite Slow DVD-R Read Speed

When compared to other portable PCs that came out more than two years ago that we have assessed, the DVD-R read speed of the SVE1513E9E of only 6 CD-speeds is one of the slowest. Laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the SVE1513E9E have DVD-R read speeds of between 6x and 8x.

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Quite Slow CD-R Read Speed

The slowest CD-R read speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the SVE1513E9E is 8x and the fastest is 24x. With a CD-R read speed of only 10 CD-speeds, the SVE1513E9E has one of the slowest CD-R read speeds amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Sony SVE1513E9E is a one USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to the SVE1513E9E do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Sony SVE1513E9E is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Heavy

The lightest notebook PC of a comparable age and type to the SVE1513E9E is 300g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg. At 2.7 kilograms, the Sony SVE1513E9E is quite heavy compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the SVE1513E9E.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4.0+HS Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Sony SVE1513E9E

Released Over Three Years Ago

This medium processor core notebook PC has been on the market for over three years.

Average Screen Size

The SVE1513E9E has a relatively typical screen size (15.5 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the SVE1513E9E.

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Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family

The Sony SVE1513E9E has a better processor family than most laptops that have been available for around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Sony SVE1513E9E has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

If you are looking for a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the DELL XPS 13 (512GB) which is also higher rated.

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Average Internal Memory

The SVE1513E9E has a fairly typical internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

Laptops with a bigger internal memory that might be worth looking at include the DELL Inspiron 15 3521 (6GB).

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
DVD-RAM Write Speed
DVD-RAM Read Speed
DVD+RW Write Speed
DVD+RW Read Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD+R Write Speed
DVD+R Read Speed
DVD-RW Write Speed
DVD-RW Read Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD-R Write Speed
DVD-R Read Speed
CD-R Read Speed
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Networking
Cabling
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Recharge Time
Power
Security
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sve1513e9, sve1513e9e
Barcodes 04548736704367, 04548736704374, 04548736704381, 04548736704398

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Fifteen More PCI Express Lanes (max)
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One More USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
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2 core Intel Core i3-3xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.5"
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1.5kg Lighter
12 PCI Express Lanes (max)
Significantly Bigger Internal Memory
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DELL Inspiron 15R vs Sony SVE1513E9E

DELL Inspiron 15R vs Sony SVE1513E9E
DELL Inspiron 15R
2 core Intel Core i5-3xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6"
Sony SVE1513E9E
2 core Intel Core i3-3xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.5"
£ 394.98
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Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
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Lower Front Camera Resolution
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