Pros

  • Impressive display and audio quality
  • Strong general performance
  • Blu-ray support and TV tuner

Cons

  • Pricey

At A Glance

You pay a pretty penny for near-perfection. Little about Sony’s VAIO VPC L218FX all-in-one is disappointing, save for its price.

Manufacturer’s Description

A powerful All-in-One Desktop with a 24-inch multi-touch display for intuitive touch access to the web, HD movies, music, photos and more. And with powerful features that include optional 2010 Intel Core processors, NVIDIA GeForce graphics, and a Blu-ray Disc drive, it's the multimedia machine.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.sony.com/

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core i7
Processor speed 2.0 MHz
Display
Included monitor All-in-One
Display size 24.0 inches
Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Graphics
Graphics Type Discrete
Secondary Graphics Chipset Nvidia GeForce
General Information
UPC Code 027242820395
Memory
Memory size 8192.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory speed 667.0 MHz
Other Features
Devices
  • Built-In Webcam
  • Keyboard

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 116.0
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 254.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 358.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 188.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 320.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 318.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 233.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 467.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 249.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 182.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 341.0
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1024x768 118.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1680x1050 79.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1024x768 96.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1680x1050 67.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 1024x768 35.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 1680x1050 26.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 62.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 1680x1050 48.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 1024x768 41.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 1680x1050 41.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 90.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 1680x1050 91.6   Frames per second (higher is better)