Pros

  • Clear, vibrant display
  • Hip design

Cons

  • Try the keyboard before you buy it
  • Poorly placed mouse buttons

At A Glance

This stylish Sony's dedicated graphics and CPU helped deliver superior overall performance, but you'll pay for the Privilege.

Manufacturer’s Description

The slim, lightweight VAIO SZ791N/X Notebook delivers an inspiring blend of intelligent mobile design, cutting edge performance and contemporary style.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number VGN-SZ791N/X
Interfaces/Ports
FireWire/i.LINK Yes
Total Number of USB Ports 2
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 2
VGA Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 13.30 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 16:10
Screen Mode WXGA
Screen Resolution 1280 x 800
Graphics Controller Manufacturer NVIDIA
Graphics Controller Model GeForce 8400M GS
Graphics Memory Capacity Up to 1.31 GB
Graphics Memory Accessibility Semi-shared
Storage
Storage Size 250 GB
Hard Drive Interface Serial ATA
Optical Drive Type DVD-Writer
General Information
Manufacturer Sony Corporation
UPC Code 27242734166
Manufacturer Part Number VGN-SZ791N/X
Brand Name Sony
Product Name VAIO SZ791N/X Notebook
Marketing Information

The slim, lightweight VAIO SZ791N/X Notebook delivers an inspiring blend of intelligent mobile design, cutting edge performance and contemporary style.

Product Model SZ791N/X
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.sony.com
Product Line VAIO
Product Series SZ
Memory
Memory Card Supported Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, Secure Digital (SD) Card, xD-Picture Card, MultiMediaCard (MMC)
Standard Memory 4 GB
Memory Technology DDR2 SDRAM
Memory Standard DDR2-667/PC2-5300
Memory Card Reader Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • VAIO SZ791N/X Notebook
  • Standard Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • Additional Information

    Built in Devices:

  • Webcamera
  • Microphone
  • Network & Communication
    Wireless LAN Yes
    Wireless LAN Manufacturer Intel
    Wireless LAN Model Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN
    Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11n
    Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet
    Bluetooth Yes
    Physical Characteristics
    Height 1.5"
    Width 12.5"
    Depth 9.3"
    Color Black
    Built-in Devices
    Webcam Yes
    Microphone Yes
    Processor & Chipset
    Processor Manufacturer Intel
    Processor Type Core 2 Duo
    Processor Model T9300
    Processor Speed 2.50 GHz
    Cache 6 MB
    Bus Speed 800 MHz
    Software
    Operating System Windows Vista Business

    Performance

    Overall Performance
    WorldBench 6 Score 94.0
    WorldBench 6 Rating Very Good
    Battery
    Battery Life 3:50:00 AM   (hh:mm)
    Office Productivity
    Web Browsing 237.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Office Suite Use 355.0   seconds (lower is better)
    File Compression 245.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Content Creation
    Image Editing 410.0   seconds (lower is better)
    GPU Graphics Rendering 361.0   seconds (lower is better)
    CPU Graphics Rendering 623.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Encoding 251.0   seconds (lower is better)
    DVD Burning 615.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Editing 217.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Gaming
    Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 63.42   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 45.77   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Performance
    World Bench 5 Multitasking 377.0
    Number of Included Batteries 1.0