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The Sony® VAIO® PCG-GRT390Z notebook is a
remarkable multimedia machine. Powerful
computing on a richer X-BriteTM screen. Create
dynamic presentations complete with video and
sound and make DVDs with just one-click.
Manage and archive digital images and music
simply and conveniently.
Power Extreme
Maximize your software investments. Intel® processor
delivers extra processing muscle for maximum multi-tasking
and multimedia performance.
Digital Storage
Back up your Hard Drive and package your portfolio with
easy-to-use VAIO® software. A simple way to store data or
with DVD-RW option, create your own promotional DVDs.
Uncompromising Graphics
Optimize power without sacrificing performance.
Revolutionary NVIDIA® GeForceTM FX Go graphics
processing unit supports playback of high-definition content
for enhanced video quality and lightning fast ultra-realistic
images. It is a perfect balance of speed, performance and
long battery life.
Wireless Options
Optional wireless capabilities make connecting to the
internet a snap. Work, play and connect wire-free (6).
Enhanced Picture Quality
Other screens pale in comparison. XBriteTM technology
creates a new standard of picture quality inspired by
high-definition television. Rich clear colors, pinpoint clarity
and high contrast and brightness all combine to deliver
dramatic, eye-catching video.
Spec Sheet

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Processor (Configurable)
Intel® Pentium® 4 processor 2.66, 2.80
Mobile Intel® Pentium® 4 processor-M
2.20, 2.60 GHz
Mobile Intel® Pentium® 4 processor
2.80, 3.06, 3.20 GHz(1)
16.1" SXGA+ (1400x1050) with XBriteTM
Hard Drive (Configurable)
40, 60 or 80 GB(2) hard drive
Optical Drive (Configurable)
DVD±RW/CD-RW drive(4)
CD-RW/DVD-ROM Combo Drive
Memory (Configurable)
256 MB DDR SDRAM (256x1)
512 MB DDR SDRAM (256x2)
512 MB DDR SDRAM (512x1)
1 GB DDR SDRAM (512x2)
2 GB DDR SDRAM (1024x2)
Cache Memory
512 KB integrated on-die level 2
Video and Graphics
NVIDIA® GeForceTM FX Go5600
64 MB video DDR SGRAM
Bus Speed
533 MHz
Modem: Integrated V.92/V.90 modem
Ethernet: 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX Ethernet
with RJ-45 interface
Integrated Wireless LAN Available
IEEE 802.11 b/g, Bus/Interface: mini PCI,
Radio frequency band: 2.4GHz (ISM band)
Built-in stereo speakers; monaural
mini-jack microphone
Memory Stick PROTM Media Slot
Supports optional Memory Stick PROTM
media (6)
PC Card Slots
Two Type II cards with CardBus support
USB Ports
Three USB 2.0 Ports
i.LINK® Port
i.LINK® (IEEE 1394) interface(7)
Hot-Swappable Multi-Bay
For DVD±RW/CD-RW drive or optional
second battery
Other Interfaces
RJ-11 modem jack
RJ-45 Ethernet
AV out (mini-jack)
VGA output
Parallel Port
Optional Port Replicator
DC in, 2 USB, RJ-45 Ethernet, VGA output,
P/S2® keyboard, and mouse, serial,
parallel, S-video out, Line-in (RCA pin),
Line-out (RCA pin), Video out (RCA pin),
Optical out
Pointing Device/Keyboard
Electro-static touch pad QWERTY, 86 keys
with 3mm stroke and 19mm pitch magnify
Supplied Battery
Lithium-ion battery (PGCA-BP2NY)
included, supports dual battery operation
(see optional accessories)
Battery Life may vary.
Estimated Battery Life
1hr - 2.5 hrs (5)
Power Requirement
168 watts maximum +10% (19.5V /
AC100-240V Energy Star(SM) compliant
Advanced power management - APM-ACPI
Size (H x W x D)
1.8" - 1.9"h x 14.1"w x 11.9"d
7.72 lbs with one standard battery, 9.1 lbs
with one standard battery and optical drive
Supplied Accessories
Lithium-ion battery, power cord, AC
adapter and weight saver
Optional Accessories
Additional AC adapter (PCGA-AC19V9)
Additional battery (PCGA-BP2NY)
Port replicator (PCGA-PRGT1)
Cleaning Kit - NEW (PCGA-CG10)
External USB Floppy Drive 1.44 MB, 3.5"
External USB keyboard (PCGA-UKB1)
External speakers (PCGA-SP1)
USB mobile mouse (PCGA-UMS3/V,
USB optical mouse (PCGA-UMS5)
USB BluetoothTM adapter (PCGA-BA1/A)
Visual communication camera
802.11g Wireless LAN router access point
802.11a Wireless LAN access point
802.11a Wireless LAN PC card
802.11a/11b Wireless LAN Dual PC card
Operating System (Configurable)
Microsoft® Windows® XP Home Edition
Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional
VAIO® Exclusive Software
Sony PictureGear StudioTM
Sony Sonic Stage®
Sony DVgateTM Plus
Sony VAIO MediaTM Software
Sony Click to DVDTM on models with
DVD-±RW drives
Sony VAIO Recovery Wizard
Sony VAIO Help and Support
Sony VAIO Support Agent
Additional Bundled Software
Microsoft® Works 7.0 w/Office 2003 Trial
-Student/Teacher Ed. w/XP HE, Bus. Ed
w/XP Pro Quicken New User Edition 2004
InterVideo® WinDVD® 4 for VAIO® PC
Optional Software
Premium Music Upgrade:
Sony SonicStageTM Mastering Studio,
Screenblast® ACID®, Screenblast®
Video Software Upgrade:
Adobe Premier Limited Edition
Adobe Premier Professional
Symantec® Norton Internet SecurityTM
2003 90-Day Trial(8) - Optional upgrade to
Full Version
Internet Services
America Online® Internet services(8)
1. GHz denotes microprocessor internal clock
speed; other factors may affect application
performance. CPU speed may be reduced under
certain operating conditions.
2. GB means one billion bytes when referring to
hard drive capacity. Accessible capacity may
3. 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®
4. Battery life may vary on usage.
5. From date of purchase.
6. Wireless LAN function is on certain models only.
Wireless LAN Access Point sold separately.
Sony does fully guarantee the security of
wireless communications.
7. Requires fees for use.
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
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. Software titles pre-installed on the Sony
Notebook Computer are subject to change without
notice. Simulated graphic shown on display.
Preinstalled software may not be identical to retail
versions or have all documentation.
(c)2004 Sony Electronics Inc. All rights reserved.
Reproduction in whole or in part without written
permission is prohibited. Sony, i.LINK, and VAIO are
registered trademarks of Sony. DVgate, SonicStage,
PictureGear Studio, and VAIO Media are trademarks
of Sony. Intel and Pentium are registered
trademarks of Intel Corporation. Microsoft and
Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft
Corporation. RealNetworks, is registered trademark
and RealOne is a trademark of RealNetworks, Inc.
All other trademarks are trademarks of their
respective owners. This product meets the
standards of the International Energy Star Program
for energy efficiency. Features and specifications are
subject to change without notice. Non-metric
weights and measurements are approximate.
Sony recommends Microsoft®
Windows® XP Professional
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Spec Sheet