Sony VAIO VGC-VA1 P.D 820 250GB PC Reviews: Windows Media Center Edition Computer

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6.0 out of 10 based on 3 reviews.
Sony VAIO VGC-VA1 P.D 820 250GB with Intel Core 2 Duo 820 2.8 GHz Dual Core Processor, 1GB of Memory and 320GB Storage on Windows Media Center Edition. DVD writer See full product description
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Customer reviews of Sony VAIO VGC-VA1 P.D 820 250GB

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Nick, York

Score 2.0/10
Good points:
Great idea - shame it doesn't work!
Bad points:
2 dead pixels in middle of screen, TV does not work properly (still trying to sort out!) and get a horrible high pitch noise from the fan now and again.
Overall rating 2.0
How easy to set-up 5.0
Software bundle 8.0
How easy to connect to internet 8.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 09 Apr 2006

Confirmed purchaser

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
The VGC VA-1 is well constructed and fairly robust with a good software package. It works well as a TV and a computer and was easy to set up.
Bad points:
No back-up CDs available. I would not like to see it crash.
Overall rating 9.0
How easy to set-up 9.0
Software bundle 8.0
How easy to connect to internet 9.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 07 Apr 2006

Confirmed purchaser

Score 7.0/10
Good points:
Design integrating majority of external cables.
Bad points:
First VGA Crashed several times with a major hardware fault.Sony were contacted on three separate occasions for advice / help.the computer needed repair but because all this happened within 2 weeks of purchase it was exchanged for a new one.my second one has given me no touble and I am highly delighted with it.
Overall rating 7.0
How easy to set-up 7.0
Software bundle 6.0
How easy to connect to internet 7.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 02 May 2006

Product Features

Operating system Windows Media Center Edition
RAM (Gigabytes) 1
Hard disk capacity (Gigabytes) 320
Number of cores Dual
Processor brand Intel
Processor series Core 2 Duo
Processor number 820
Processor speed (Gigahertz) 2.8
Graphics card brand ATI
Graphics card model number Radeon Mobility X700
Built-in disc drive DVD writer
Connections Wireless
Release date 2006-01-01
 
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