Sony VGC-RC110GX Specification

Sony VGC-RC110GX Specification
VAIO® RC Digital Studio™ Desktop PC
Premier performance. Professional multimedia tools. Cutting-edge
Bringing you screaming-fast performance in a whisper-quiet environment. The Intel® Pentium® D dual-core
processor delivers robust performance for running multiple, demanding applications simultaneously.8
RAID-ready Serial ATA hard drives deliver incredible hard-drive speeds, enabling multiple configurations for
performance and/or mirroring. Advanced DDR2 memory provides ultra high-speed computing. An integrated
DVD+R Double Layer/DVD±RW drive3 provides data storage of up to 8.5GB on one Double Layer DVD+R
disc. PCI Express x16 video graphics capabilities enable cinematic-quality effects and color. Plus, the VAIO
RC Desktop is designed for expansion, with the capacity for up to an incredible 2TB of storage in multiple
drives to help accommodate a large collection of high-quality media files.
The innovative liquid-cooling system and advanced noise-reduction technology of the VAIO® RC Digital
Studio™ PC enables premier performance without the heat or noise of traditional fan-cooled PC
configuration. A unique liquid-flow heat pipe draws heat away from the processor, while air-intake from the
desktop tower’s mid-section maximizes air flow and optimizes acoustics. The result: cool, quiet and reliable
performance from an incredibly powerful desktop computer.
Bring Sony’s professional audio, video and broadcast expertise directly to your desktop. Now you can
create, manage, edit and archive video, music and photos just like a pro. Capture and edit high-definition
camcorder video. Turn your old VHS and 8mm videos into professional-quality DVDs.3 Watch and record
high-quality TV for personal viewing at your convenience. Master your own audio recordings, or digitize your
old records and tapes. And then enjoy the incredibly high-quality, rich and full sound that Sony’s original
Sound Reality™ technology delivers. The VAIO® RC PC fuels your creativity and entertainment.
Watch and record your favorite shows with Microsoft® Windows® XP Media Center Edition 2005 enhanced
by Sony’s Giga Pocket® engine. It’s convenient and easy with on-screen program listings and navigation.
You can even create a digital library for personal viewing at your convenience. The VAIO® RC Digital
Studio™ Desktop Computer puts TV on your schedule.
The VAIO® RC Digital Studio™ Desktop is the ultimate in multimedia
computing, delivering screaming-fast computing performance in a
whisper-quiet environment, while incorporating design ingenuity that reduces
cable clutter, provides easy access to frequently-used features and enables
expansion to keep up with you and your lifestyle.
Display not included.
VAIO® RC Digital Studio™ Desktop PC
Power Requirements
400 watts max.
100-240V ~7A (50/60Hz)
Intel® Pentium® D Processor 830
(3GHz1 , 2MB L2 Cache)
Power Managment
ACPI 1.0 Compliant
Front Side Bus Speed
30.9 lbs. (weight is approximate and may vary)
Intel® 945P
7.7"(W) x 15.7"(H) x 17.9"(D)
Supplied Accessories
1GB PC2-4200 533MHz DDR2
(Expandable to 2GB)
Hard Drive
250GB2 7200rpm SATA (Raid Ready)
Two Speakers
IR Remote Control and Receiver / IR Blaster
PS/2® Keyboard/USB Mouse
Operating System
ATI Radeon® X300
128 DDR SDRAM Video Memory
Microsoft® Windows® Media Center Edition 2005
Graphics Interface
Sony Original Software
TV-Out / VGA-Out / DVI-D Out
x16 PCI Express
Giga Pocket® MPEG2 Realtime Encoder board with TV
Optical Drive
DVD+R Double Layer/DVD±RW drive3
DVD+R DL Write (4x MAX)
DVD-R Write (16x MAX), DVD-RW Write (6x MAX)
DVD+R Write (16x MAX), DVD+RW Write (8x MAX)
CD-R Write (40x MAX), CD-RW Write (24x MAX)
DVD-ROM Read (16x MAX), CD-ROM Read (40x MAX)
Additional Optical Drive
DVD-ROM Read (16xMAX), CD-ROM Read (40x MAX)
Sony® Sound Reality™ - Audio Enhancer
10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T Fast Ethernet (RJ-45)
V.90 compatible data/fax modem (RJ-11)
Supplied Software
Adobe® Photoshop® Album Starter Edition
Adobe® Premiere® Standard Edition
Adobe® Photoshop® Elements
Microsoft® Works 8.0 - Word Processing, Spreadsheet,
Calendar, Scheduling, Contact Management, and
Microsoft® Office 2003 60-Day Student/Teacher Edition
Intuit Quicken® 2005 New User Edition (Previous Quicken
Users may require additional upgrade)
InterVideo® WinDVD®
Roxio® DigitalMedia SE
Anti-Virus and Recovery Software
Expansion Slots
Multi-Media Card Reader5 (Memory Stick®, Memory Stick
PRO/Duo™, Compact Flash® Type I andType II, Smart
Media, SD/ MultiMediaCard™, xD Picture Card®)
One x16 PCI Express (occupied by Graphics Card)
Two PCI (one available)
One PCI Express x1 (available)
Expansion Bays
Norton® Internet Security™ 90-Day Subscription - Norton
AntiVirus®, Norton Personal Firewall, Norton Privacy
Control®, Norton AntiSpam®, Norton Parental Control
Intermute™ SpySubtract™ 30-Day Subscription
VAIO® Recovery Wizard
VAIO® Support Central
VAIO® Update
Computer Interface: The computer industry lacks standards, and
therefore, there are a multitude of varying software packages and
add-on hardware options. This personal computer is not manufactured
to any specific software, and Sony does not and cannot make any
warranty or representation with respect to the performance of this
product with any particular software packages and/or non-Sony add-on
hardware option except those mentioned in this document. Sony hereby
disclaims any representations or warranty that this product is
compatible with any combination of non-Sony products you may choose
to connect. While Sony representatives or Sony authorized dealers may
be able to assist you and may make recommendations, they are NOT
authorized to vary or waive this disclaimer. Purchasers must determine
for themselves the suitability and compatibility of the hardware and
software in each and every particular instance. Some pre-installed
software titles may not include full documentation. Software titles
pre-installed on the Sony Desktop Computer are subject to change
without notice. Simulated graphic shown on display. This product meets
the standards of the International Energy Star Program for energy
efficiency. Features and specifications are subject to change without
notice. Weights and measurements are approximate.
©2005 Sony Electronics Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole
or in part without written permission is prohibited. Sony, i.LINK, VAIO
Digital Studio, SonicStage, Memory Stick, DVgate Plus, Giga Pocket,
VAIO Media, Click to DVD,, and VAIO are trademarks of
Sony. Intel and Pentium are registered trademarks of Intel Corporation.
Microsoft, Windows and Outlook are trademarks of Microsoft
Corporation. All other trademarks are trademarks of their respective
Printed in U.S.A. 8/05.
Internet Services
Two 5.25” Half-Height (occupied)
One External 3.5” (occupied)
Four Internal 3.5” (one occupied)
America Online® 180-Day Trial - For new users only
Service and Warranty
Port Connectors
Seven USB 2.0 (three front/four rear)
Two PS/2® (Mouse/Keyboard)
One VGA/TV-Out/DVI-D Monitor Out Port
One S/PDIF Out
One Parallel Port
One 6pin i.LINK®4 Port (rear)/ One 4pin (front)
Line In, Microphone and Headphone jacks
Subwoofer/Center, Rear jacks
S-Video In
Composite Video / Audio Inputs (front and rear)
Coaxial Input (VHF/UHF)
Click to DVD™ - DVD Creation
SonicStage® Mastering Studio - Audio Mastering &
DVgate Plus™ - Digital Video
SonicStage® - Digital Music
VAIO Media™ - Network File Sharing
Image Converter - PSP Transfer
3. DVD Media/Formats are not universally compatible.
4. i.LINK is a trademark of Sony used only to designate that a product
contains an IEEE 1394 connector. All products with an i.LINK connector
may not communicate with each other.
5. Does not support Memory Stick media and Memory Stick PRO media
using the MagicGate function. Tested to support Memory Stick PRO
media for up to 1GB. Does not support 5.0V SmartMedia media or the ID
function of SmartMedia media with IDs. Does not support the SD Memory
Card media copyright protection function.
6. When available. Sony will provide Onsite Service in fulfifillment of its
limited warranty obligations. Any such services are subject to the terms
and conditions of the limited warranty. See actual Limited Warranty for
details. Onsite Service will be provided via thrid-party technician to be
dispatched as needed following phone-base trouble-shooting. Some
repairs may be accomplished with self repair kits. Onsite Service may
not be available in all locations.
7. For certain third party software applications, Sony provides first level
Phone Support. Additional telephone support may be available from the
applicable 3rd party vendor. Availability and schedule for any such
support is determined by the applicable software vendor.
8. Performance will vary depending on specific hardware and software in
9. The Microsoft Office 2003 60-Day Trial software is intended for
evaluation purposes only. This trial software is installed on your system
and you must activate the software before you can use it. Product
activation procedures will be detailed during initial launch of the
software; activation requires Internet access. This software has an
expiration date of 60 days from date of first use, at which time the
software will operate under reduced-functionality mode, limiting
end-user options and operations.
Limited Warranty and Onsite Service
1 Year Limited Warranty with Onsite Service6
Telephone Support
1 Year toll-free technical telephone assistance, available
24-hours, 7-days-a-week7
Online and Email Support
Support available from
1. GHz denotes microprocessor internal clock speed; other factors may
affect application performance. CPU speed will be reduced under certain
operating conditions.
2. GB means one billion bytes when referring to hard drive capacity.
Accessible capacity may vary. A portion of hard disk space is reserved
as a recovery partition.
Sony Electronics Inc. • 16450 West Bernardo Drive • San Diego, CA 92127 • 1-800-222-7669 •
Last Updated 2005-09-13
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