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Sony VAIO JS290J/Q Desktop - Intel Core 2 Duo E7400 2.8GHz - 4GB DDR2

Sony VAIO JS290J/Q Desktop - Intel Core 2 Duo E7400 2.8GHz - 4GB DDR2
alaScore 74

25 reviews

Dec, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 reviews of Sony VAIO JS290J/Q Desktop - Intel Core 2 Duo E7400 2.8GHz - 4GB DDR2. The average rating for this product is 2.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the usability. The design also gets good feedback, but some have doubts about the price.

design, usability

price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Sony VAIO JS290J/Q Desktop - Intel Core 2 Duo E7400 2.8GHz - 4GB DDR2 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony VAIO JS290J/Q Desktop - Intel Core 2 Duo E7400 2.8GHz - 4GB DDR2

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 user reviews of Sony VAIO JS290J/Q Desktop - Intel Core 2 Duo E7400 2.8GHz - 4GB DDR2 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the usability. The design also gets good feedback, whereas many are critical about the price.

design, usability

price

53% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony VAIO VGC-JS290J/Q 20.1-Inch All-in-One Desktop PC (2.8 GHz Intel Pentium Dual-Core E7400 Processor, 4 GB RAM, 500 GB Hard Drive, Blu-ray RW DriveSony VAIO VGC-JS290J/Q 20.1-Inch All-in-One Desktop PC (2.8 GHz Intel Pentium Dual-Core E7400 Processor, 4 GB RAM, 500 GB Hard Drive, Blu-ray RW Drive

Dec, 2018

Consumer review (sony.com)

Mediocre

 

"I am a gamer on a budget. This computer was able to play old game beautifully but once you start hitting games like Assassin's Creed and Bioshock it starts to show its lack of GPU power. Also, I found the keyboard to be awkward. I changed to my...

Looks beautiful, good for word processing

Keyboard, mouse, bloatware, crashing, lack of graphical power

Jul, 2009

Consumer review (sony.com)

Worth the price

 

"Overall this computer has been good. It is been well thought out and looks good (not imac good though). It is pretty fast, handles graphics well, and has more ram and hard drive space than most people will need. The screen is very bright and sharp,...

Small footprint, sleek keyboard, nice screen

Dinky wired mouse, lots of useless sony software

May, 2009

Consumer review (sony.com)

Nightmare

 

"I was prepared to LOVE this computer as it was easy to set up and use right away. However, after just 1 month of use, the hard drive failed and I lost EVERYTHING. This never happened before in all the years I have purchased computers. I am now...

Beautiful screen, great keyboard

Hard drive failed after 1 month - that says it all

Apr, 2009

Consumer review (sony.com)

A revolution to computers

 

"One thing that really surprised me about this computer is that it is very quiet for an all-in-one. the screen is beautiful and the blu ray player gives this system a lot of value. processer power and graphics are top-notch. It is just great overall...

great performance, size, beautiful screen, blu ray drive

not much, keyboard and mouse not wireless

Mar, 2009

Consumer review (viewpoints.com)

Excellent computer, with some problems ”

 

I got this computer a while back, and within 2 weeks I found out there was a recall on the power adapter... No biggie... about a month later the motherboard went out. After getting the motherboard replaced I have had no further problems, it runs great,...

May, 2010

Consumer review (viewpoints.com)

This Sony JS series all in one is the best I have ever owned. ”

 

This Sony JS series all-in-one desk top computer may be the best all around computer that I have ever owned. I edit video, music and pictures as well as save them to Blu-Ray disk. It has a massive 500 GB hard drive at 7200 rpm that can find files fast...

Jul, 2009

Product Specifications

Design

Colour of product:Black, Silver

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:10
Display diagonal:51
Display Resolution:1680 x 1050
HD type:Not supported

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter model:NVIDIA GeForce 9300M GS
On-board graphics adapter:N

Memory

Internal Memory:4
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4
Memory layout (slots x size):2 x 2

Multimedia

TV tuner integrated: No

Networking

Ethernet LAN: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD-RW

Other features

Audio input:1
Chassis Type:All-in-One
Compatible operating systems:Microsoft Windows Live OneCare.\nMicrosoft Office Home and 2007.
Display:WSXGA+
Display included: Yes
Floppy drive installed: No
Graphics adapter family:nVidia
Line-in: Yes
Line-out: Yes
Maximum graphics adapter memory:256
On-board graphics adapter: No
Power requirements:168W + 10%
Power Supply:100
Speakers:2

Packaging Content

Bundled software:Microsoft Works SE 9.0.\nVAIO Startup Assistant Click to Disc Editor - Import, Edit, Burn VAIO Movie Story - Simple Movie Creation VAIO MusicBox - Music by Mood VAIO Media plus - Multimedia Streaming Software.
Handheld remote control: No

Ports & interfaces

DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:5

Processor

Processor cache:3
Processor cache type:L2
Processor Cores:2
Processor family:Intel® Core™2 Duo
Processor frequency:2.5
Processor front side bus:1066

Software

Operating system installed:Windows Vista Home Premium

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MS PRO, MS PRO Duo, SD
Hard Drive Interface:SATA
Hard drive speed:7200
Total Storage Capacity:500

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:15.7
Height :40.9
Weight:8.48
Width:48.8