Pros

  • Modern components
  • Stylish design

Cons

  • Oversensitive touchpad
  • No fast hard drive option

At A Glance

A sense of style raises this otherwise median mainstream laptop above the crowd.

Manufacturer’s Description

The E Series laptop is built with the features and performance you need every day to stay connected and be entertained. With the 2nd gen Intel Core i5 processor and 6GB of memory, you get smart performance and amazing picture quality in a laptop with a tantalizing texture and up-market design.

Leave no fingerprint

Whether it is open or closed, you will find yourself wanting to feel this VAIO E Series laptop. With a textured, diamond-shaped pattern embossed on the lid and palm rest, this PC is artfully crafted to be pleasing to the eyes and to the touch without leaving any fingerprint smudges.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number VPCEH37FX/B
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 4000 mAh
Maximum Battery Run Time 5 Hour
Interfaces/Ports
HDMI Yes
Total Number of USB Ports 4
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 4
VGA Yes
Audio Line In Yes
Audio Line Out Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 15.50 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Screen Mode HD
Screen Resolution 1366 x 768
Backlight Technology LED
Graphics Controller Manufacturer Intel
Graphics Controller Model HD 3000
Graphics Memory Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Graphics Memory Accessibility Shared
Wi-Di Technology Yes
Storage
Storage Size 640 GB
Hard Drive Interface Serial ATA
Hard Drive RPM 5400
Optical Drive Type DVD-Writer
General Information
Manufacturer Sony Corporation
Manufacturer Part Number VPCEH37FX/B
UPC Code 027242841291
Brand Name Sony
Product Name VAIO VPCEH37FX/B Notebook
Marketing Information

The E Series laptop is built with the features and performance you need every day to stay connected and be entertained. With the 2nd gen Intel Core i5 processor and 6GB of memory, you get smart performance and amazing picture quality in a laptop with a tantalizing texture and up-market design.

Leave no fingerprint

Whether it is open or closed, you will find yourself wanting to feel this VAIO E Series laptop. With a textured, diamond-shaped pattern embossed on the lid and palm rest, this PC is artfully crafted to be pleasing to the eyes and to the touch without leaving any fingerprint smudges.

Product Model VPCEH37FX/B
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.sony.com
Product Line VAIO
Product Series E
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, Memory Stick Duo
Standard Memory 6 GB
Maximum Memory 8 GB
Memory Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Memory Standard DDR3-1333/PC3-10600
Memory Card Reader Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • VAIO VPCEH37FX/B Notebook
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • Power Cord
Network & Communication
Wireless LAN Yes
Wireless LAN Manufacturer Intel
Wireless LAN Model Centrino Wireless-N 1000
Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet
Physical Characteristics
Height 1.5"
Width 14.6"
Depth 9.8"
Weight (Approximate) 95.52 oz
Color Charcoal Black
Built-in Devices
Webcam Yes
Microphone Yes
Processor & Chipset
Processor Manufacturer Intel
Processor Type Core i5
Processor Model i5-2450M
Processor Speed 2.50 GHz
Processor Core Dual-core (2 Core)
Cache 3 MB
Software
Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium with SP1
Operating System Architecture 64-bit
Input Devices
Pointing Device Type TouchPad

Performance

Overall Performance
Worldbench Score 87.0
Worldbench Version 7
Battery
Battery Life 4:15   (hh:mm)
Start Up
Start Up 31.1   seconds (lower is better)
Office Productivity
PCMark 7 Productivity Suite 1473.0   score (higher is better)
Web Browsing
Web Performance 13.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Storage Performance
File Compression 504.8   seconds (lower is better)
Hard Drive File Operations 507.4   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 199.7   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 201.7   seconds (lower is better)
Audio Encoding 132.4   seconds (lower is better)
Power Usage
WorldBench Green Score 75.0
Working power usage 5.2   Watt hours
Idle power usage 11.1   Watts
Gaming
Gaming Score 68.0
Crysis 2, High Quality, 1366x768 14.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, High Quality, 800x600 20.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, Low Quality, 1366x768 20.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, Low Quality, 800x600 32.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, High Quality, 1366x768 20.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, High Quality, 800x600 30.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, Low Quality, 1366x768 44.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, Low Quality, 800x600 49.2   Frames per second (higher is better)