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With Windows 8 finally here, we’re starting to see a lot of great new PCs hit shelves across the country. Sony, always known for their premium hardware, is no slouch in this respect either. They’ve got a whole range of VAIO Touch PCs available, like this Sony VAIO 17.3” laptop.
Under the hood you’ll find a third generation Intel Core i7 2.2 GHz 4 core CPU powering the whole affair. There's 8GB of onboard RAM too so this ought to perform well with high-performance, memory eating applications. The huge 17.3” LED screen supports an atypically large 1600x900 resolution.
Most laptops restrict you to much less of a desktop than that, so you’ll really enjoy having that extra space to stretch out. That generous display is supported with AMD Radeon HD 7650M graphics, with its own 2GB of dedicated video memory. If you’re a gamer, or need any sort of high performance graphics on a big, crisp screen then you’ll be in good shape with this machine.
Rounding it off is a 1TB, 5400 rpm hard drive, a Super-Multi DVD +/- RW optical drive, an SD card reader, HD Exmor webcam, backlit keyboard, 4 USB ports (one of them being a USB 3.0 port which will let you charge your devices even when the PC is shut down), and of course Windows 8 pre-loaded. The touchpad even supports multitouch gestures to take full advantage of Windows 8 so you can be that much more efficient.
This looks like a pretty powerful machine, which should be a great pick for anybody with high performance needs. Whether it's gaming, video editing, high resolution graphics work, or whatever, this laptop has plenty of power for all of that. Its so fast it even boots up using Rapid Wake Plus in about 2 seconds so this Sony Vaio laotp ought to be ready to get to work before you are.
Packed with powerful features like an Intel Core i7 processor, 8GB system memory, dedicated AMD Radeon HD graphics, and a massive 17.3-inch LED high def display, this Sony VAIO was designed to do some serious digital heavy lifting. It's built to run the latest games and demanding HD content without batting an eye. And that's not where the features end, either.