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Sony Vaio 16.4" Core i7 2.2GHz 6GB 640GB laptop VPCF23P1E/B with Windows 7

Sony Vaio 16.4
Xnot for sale
[£616.63 ex VAT]
[£739.95 inc VAT]
Delivery info
Courier Delivery £6.99
item # 45024
Condition: Refurbished / Grade A2
Warranty: 6 Months manufacturer warranty

The VAIO F series notebook is locked and loaded for all-out performance. Forged for gaming and built for quickness, the F notebook embodies everything multimedia. Outfitted with an arsenal of features that are fueled for gaming, the F series notebook packs serious firepower. A dedicated graphics card allows you to experience the power of high-definition graphics processing for intense gaming action without placing huge demands on the CPU.


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Explore HD with Blu-ray Disc™ player and Full HD VAIO Display Plus screen

This product is a previous model, however it may still be available to buy.

  • Be entertained in gloriously detailed Full HD
  • Game on with fast NVIDIA® graphics
  • Powers your entertainment with 2nd generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor
  • Enjoy S-Force 3D surround sound and Dolby Home Theater
  • Share data fast with USB 3.0 and Bluetooth 3.0



Technical SpecificationsVPCF23P1E  
Please note our accessories are model specific and specifications may differ from country to country.
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  Operating System
Operating System
Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium with Service Pack 1 64bit
Platform 2nd generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor
Intel® HM65 Express Chipset
Processor Name Intel® Core™ i7-2670QM Processor
Power and Performance Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology, HT Technology Supported
Processor Speed (GHz) 2.20 with Turbo Boost up to 3.10
L3 Cache (MB) 6
Number of Cores 4
Memory Size (GB) 6
Memory Type PC3-10600
Memory Specification DDR3 SDRAM
Memory Composition 4 GB (SO-DIMM) x1 + 2 GB (SO-DIMM) x1
Memory Speed (MHz) 1333
Max. Supported Memory 8 GB
Cover Colour
Hard Drive Type Serial ATA
Hard Drive Capacity 640 GB
Hard Drive Speed (rpm) 7200
Optical Drive Type Blu-ray Disc™ ROM Drive with DVD SuperMulti
Read CD 24x, CD-R 24x, CD-RW 24x, DVD 8x, DVD-R DL 6x, DVD-R 8x, DVD-RW 6x, DVD+R DL 6x, DVD+R 8x, DVD+RW 6x, DVD-RAM 5x, BD-ROM 4x, BD-R 4x, BD-R DL 2.2x, BD-RE 4x, BD-RE DL 2.2x
CD-R 16x, CD-RW 10x, DVD-R DL 4x, DVD-R 8x, DVD-RW 4x, DVD+R DL 4x, DVD+R 8x, DVD+RW 4x, DVD-RAM 5x
Screen Type VAIO Display Plus
3D Stereoscopic Display -
Diagonal Size (cm) 41.6
Diagonal Size (in) 16.4
Resolution Name Full HD
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Aspect Ratio Wide (16:9)
Max Resolution External Display
1920 x 1200
Graphic Card Name NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 540M GPU
Video RAM memory size 2 GB
Comments Total Available Graphics Memory refers to the classification of graphics memory, which varies depending on the operating condition, version of device driver and system memory size.
USB Port(s) USB 2.0 (Type A Connector) x1, USB 3.0 (Type A Connector) x2
i.Link 4-pin (IEEE1394) Yes
Docking Station Interface No
Memory Stick™ Slot(s) Memory Stick Duo/SD memory card combined x1 (No simultaneous use)
Memory Stick™ Function(s) Memory Stick PRO-HG compatible, MagicGate
Microphone Jack Stereo, Mini Jack x1
Headphone Jack Stereo, Mini Jack, Optical Audio Output combined x1
Optical Audio Out (SPDIF) No
SD Card Slot SDHC, SDXC compatible, UHS (SDR50) supported , Copyright protection (CPRM)
HDMI Output Yes (Supporting 3D Output)
Video (Composite) Input No
Video (Composite) Output No
VGA Output Mini D-Sub 15 pin x1
Express Card Slot
  Network Connectivity
Ethernet (RJ-45 Direct Port) Yes
Ethernet Type 1000BASE-T/100BASE-TX/10BASE-T x1
Wireless LAN Yes
Wireless LAN Type IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Wireless LAN Max. Date Rate (Mbps) 150 Mbps (RX) / 150 Mbps (TX)
Built-in WWAN No
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Version Bluetooth® standard Ver. 4.0 + HS
Bluetooth Range (m) -
Bluetooth Max. Data Rate (Mbps)
Built-in Speakers Internal, Stereo speakers
Built-in Microphone Internal, Monaural microphone
Dolby Codec Dolby Home Theater® technology
S-FORCE Front Surround 3D
  Built-in Camera
Effective Pixels 1280 x 1024
Image Sensor (Mega Pixels) 1.31
HD web camera powered by "Exmor"
Stroke (mm) 1.7
Key Pitch (mm) 19.05
Key Pitch (mm) Yes
Touch Pad Yes
BackLit Yes
  Other Features
Special Buttons Assist Button, Web Button, VAIO Button, Wireless switch, AV Playback Buttons Assist, Web, VAIO, Wireless switch, AV buttons
Auto Luminance Control Yes
Kensigton Lock -
Instant On
Quick Web Access
Solution Portal VAIO Gate
Photo/Video PMB VAIO Edition, Adobe® Photoshop® Elements 9*, Adobe® Premiere® Elements 9*
Multimedia Media Gallery
Support VAIO Care
Utilities VAIO Transfer Support, VAIO Update, VAIO Smart network
Office Application Office 2010 preloaded – buy Office 2010 product key for full activation, Windows Live Essentials 2011, Adobe® Reader® 10
Security & Backup McAfee Internet Security 30 day subscription, McAfee Online Backup 30 day subscription
SONY Tools Remote Keyboard, Remote Play with PlayStation® 3
Internet Internet Explorer® 9
*Software is pre-installed in English for Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark
  Supplied Accesories
AC Adapter VGP-AC19V54
Power Cord Yes
Documentation Pack Yes
VAIO International Repair Service Guide Yes
3D Active Shutter Glasses No
Depth Main Unit (mm) 271.5
Height Main Unit (mm) 33.1
Width Main Unit (mm) 398.5
Weight with Supplied Battery (kg)
  Primary Battery
Model Name VGP-BPS21A
Battery Type Lithium ion
Weight (g) 315
Battery Life time (hours) 4
Battery Charging time (hours) 4
Battery Life Disclaimer Actual battery life will vary depending on your specific hardware and software configurations. Benchmark: MobileMark 2007

Customer Reviews
Sony - fab re-furb!,
Vaio i7 VPCF23 factory re-furb, in Sony packaging and spotless! A fast and useful laptop, good enough for gaming. As the experts say, its a bit bulky but how often do you carry a Laptop far these days, you take a phone or tablet. Good PC re-placement and well worth a look. At this price its a steal!!

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