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14 Reasons For
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
The highest display resolution of the VAIO Pro 11 SVP11216PXS is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most frequently found display resolution.
This notebook PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution across all comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the VAIO Pro 11 SVP11216PXS.
Across similar types of notebook PC the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
The VAIO Pro 11 SVP11216PXS has a better processor family than most laptops of a comparable age and spec to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most laptops that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The processor family of all comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the VAIO Pro 11 SVP11216PXS ranges from Intel Core i3-2xxx (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).
Has a Front Camera
The Sony VAIO Pro 11 SVP11216PXS has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age also have a front camera.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The VAIO Pro 11 SVP11216PXS supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it. Most notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed.
A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the VAIO Pro 11 SVP11216PXS.
The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of notebook PC is 133MHz.
Quite Big Internal Memory
At 8 gigabytes, the VAIO Pro 11 SVP11216PXS has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the VAIO Pro 11 SVP11216PXS. The smallest internal memory of ultrabooks that are a similar age to the VAIO Pro 11 SVP11216PXS is 4GB and the biggest is 16GB.
SSD Storage Medium
This laptop has an SSD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.
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L3 Processor Cache
This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it.
Has a Touch Sensitive Screen
The VAIO Pro 11 SVP11216PXS has a touch sensitive screen, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the VAIO Pro 11 SVP11216PXS which do not have a touch sensitive screen.
256 Solid-State Drive Capacity
Most laptops of a comparable spec and age to the VAIO Pro 11 SVP11216PXS have between 16 and 511 solid-state drive capacity, including the VAIO Pro 11 SVP11216PXS which has 256 solid-state drive capacity.
802.11g WiFi Standard
This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many ultrabooks that are a similar age to it.
Fairly Big L3 Cache
At 4 megabytes, the VAIO Pro 11 SVP11216PXS has a fairly big L3 cache compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the VAIO Pro 11 SVP11216PXS. Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the VAIO Pro 11 SVP11216PXS the L3 caches range from 2MB to 6MB.
Fairly Big Processor Cache
With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the VAIO Pro 11 SVP11216PXS has one of the bigger processor caches amongst notebook PCs of this age. The processor caches of portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the VAIO Pro 11 SVP11216PXS range from 1MB to 6MB.
When compared to other ultrabooks that have been on the market for more than two years, the Sony VAIO Pro 11 SVP11216PXS's width of only 285 millimeters is one of the narrowest. The widths of ultrabooks that have been on the market for a comparable time to the VAIO Pro 11 SVP11216PXS range from 280mm to 390mm.
The lightest notebook PC that is a comparable age to the VAIO Pro 11 SVP11216PXS is 870g heavy and the heaviest is 2.6kg. When compared to other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the VAIO Pro 11 SVP11216PXS, the weight of the VAIO Pro 11 SVP11216PXS of only 871 grams is one of the lightest.
3 Reasons Against
Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Sony VAIO Pro 11 SVP11216PXS has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of this spec and age the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The Sony VAIO Pro 11 SVP11216PXS does not have a full-size keyboard, although this is within the context that most of the other laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the VAIO Pro 11 SVP11216PXS also do not have a full-size keyboard.
Quite Small Screen Size
The screen sizes of ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago range from 11" to 16". The VAIO Pro 11 SVP11216PXS has one of the smallest screen sizes (only 11.6 inches) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.
4 Other reasons to consider the Sony VAIO Pro 11 SVP11216PXS
Released Over Three Years Ago
It was over three years ago when Sony released the VAIO Pro 11 SVP11216PXS.
Average Battery Life
With a battery life of 7 hours, the VAIO Pro 11 SVP11216PXS has a fairly average battery life compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.
Average Processor Clock Speed
The VAIO Pro 11 SVP11216PXS has a relatively typical processor clock speed (1.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.
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Average Total Storage Capacity
At 256 gigabytes, the Sony VAIO Pro 11 SVP11216PXS has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the VAIO Pro 11 SVP11216PXS.
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
Maximum Turbo Frequency
745, I7-4500U, 450
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
333, 1333, 133, 1600
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
Maximum Internal Memory
1 x 8
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
1920 x 1080
Touch Sensitive Screen
Full HD, HD
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4400
1920 x 1080
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Front Camera Resolution
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11a, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
USB 3.0 Port
SATA III Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro
Microsoft Office,Kaspersky Internet Security
PlayMemories Home, ArtRage Studio
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Lithium Polymer (LiPo), Lithium, Polymer
Weight & Dimensions
Energy Star Certified
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel Quick Sync Video