Sony VAIO F2 Series VPCF232FX/B 16.4-Inch Laptop
4GB DDR3 RAM
500GB 7200RPM Hard Drive
16.4-Inch Screen, NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M
Windows 7 Home Premium, 4.5 hours Battery Life
Locked and loaded for all-out performance, the Sony VAIO F23 series laptop in black (model VPCF232FX/B) is forged for gaming and built for quickness. You'll enjoy maximum multimedia thanks to the high-definition 16.4-inch screen, quad-core Intel Core i7 processor, NVIDIA GeForce graphics with dedicated video memory, and a read-only Blu-ray Disc drive (with CD and DVD burning capabilities).
It's powered by a second-generation Intel Core i7 quad-core processor with updated Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, which increases speed automatically for whatever you're doing.
The extra-wide, theater inspired 16.4-inch display with a native Full HD 1080p resolution provides deeper blacks, brighter whites, true-to-life color and razor-sharp detail from almost any angle. Experience full-impact surround sound with Dolby Home Theater technology combined with Bass-Reflex speakers built-in seamlessly into a forward facing speaker bar. And gamers will appreciate a pre-programmed Function F1 key that allows you to turn off the touch pad while gaming.
Sony's Imagination Studio Multimedia Edition is included with three powerful Sony applications--Vegas, ACID, and Sound Forge--so you can create music and movies like never before. This F series laptop features speedy USB 3.0 ports--the latest development in USB data transfer technology. Perfect for transferring and retrieving large files between your PC and an external hard drive or digital camera, USB 3.0 offers the speediest, most efficient way get what you need from external devices.
This VAIO laptop comes pre-installed with the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium and it includes Microsoft Office Starter 2010 with limited-functionality versions of Word and Excel.
Second Generation Intel Core i7 Quad-Core Power
Tackle everything multimedia with warp speed and nimble responsiveness with the top-of-the-line second generation second generation Intel Core i7 quad-core processor, which provides breakthrough digital media management, content creation, and 3D gaming capabilities. Intel's Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 maximizes speed for demanding applications, dynamically accelerating performance to match your workload--providing more performance when you need it the most. And Intel's Hyper-Threading Technology enables each core of your processor to work on two tasks at the same time, delivering the performance you need for smart multitasking. It also comes equipped with Intel Quick Sync Video, which provides accelerated encoding, decoding, and transcoding features (for converting video for portable players or online sharing).
Imagine What You Can Do
Sony's Imagination Studio Multimedia Edition includes three powerful applications--Vegas, ACID, and Sound Forge--for maximum multimedia creation capabilities.
Edit HD Video
Award-winning Vegas Movie Studio software has the power, features, and advanced tools needed to edit video. It includes hundreds of built-in video and audio effects as well as integrated tools for text animation, video stabilization, and color correction.
Record and Edit Audio
Sound Forge Audio Studio is the easiest way to record, edit, and sweeten audio on your home computer. Capture live performances--simply plug in a microphone or instrument and click Record. Give your audio tracks presence and sparkle with built-in effects. You can even create your own karaoke tracks with the Vocal Eraser tool.
Make Original Music
ACID Music Studio transforms your PC into the ultimate home recording studio. After you've achieved the perfect mix, burn CDs and make MP3s to share online and load into your favorite portable players.
Remote Play with PS3 Systems
Access all your content that won't fit on your PC by connecting to your PlayStation-from virtually anywhere in the world. With Sony's exclusive Remote Play functionality, you can connect to your PlayStation almost anywhere you go. All you need is a high-speed internet connection and you can access all of your photos, downloaded videos, music, and more.
Comfortable Backlit Keyboard
The spacing between the keys is precisely engineered to create a comfortable and intuitive typing experience with a user-friendly touch and feel. Plus you have an integrated numeric key pad ideal for fast and accurate entry of numeric data with just one hand. And to make it even easier for your fingers to find the right keys--whether typing day or night, in the dark or light--the backlight creates a pleasant glow framing the individual keys and letters. The Ambient Light Sensor automatically controls the backlit keyboard and the LCD brightness.