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Love everything but the Wi-Fi
This review is from: SONY Laptop VAIO F Series SVF15212CXB Intel Core i3 3227U (1.90 GHz) 4 GB Memory 500 GB HDD Intel HD Graphics 4000 15.5" Windows 8 64-Bit
Pros: - Thin
Cons: - Bad Wi-Fi. This laptop uses the Broadcom BCM43142, which from Google searches seems to be pretty much the worst Wi-Fi card ever. No 5 GHz support, and super slow. You can pretty much forget about HD streaming out of the box. It's that bad
Other Thoughts: $620 for a 1080p screen + Gigabit Ethernet is a deal, especially considering that the next less expensive non-Sony laptop with those specs costs nearly $200 more. Fortunately it's 2 biggest shortcomings can be fixed for less than $200: an 8 GB stick of RAM + a decent N900 Wi-Fi adapter can be had for $120 total. The Core i3 won't blow anyone away, but it's fast enough for web surfing, watching video and productivity.
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