Upgrade in Sony® VAIO JS Series
Suggestions for upgrading hardware and software in Sony VAIO JS Series All-in-one desktop
Sony VAIO JS Series is one of the fastest selling desktop computers in the market. Sony VAIO JS is powered by Intel Pentium dual core processor with 4GB system RAM and a 500GB of hard drive. Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit is pre-installed on this desktop computer. You can install many programs on this computer and access them simultaneously as Sony VAIO® JS Series Desktop supports multi-tasking. Sony offers you many upgrade options for the JS Series desktops. You can increase the performance of your computer by upgrading which will cost you lesser than buying a new computer.
Guidelines to check for upgrades and things to be kept in mind while doing so are as follows
- Hard drive
- Graphics card
- Operating system
Hard drive is one of the secondary storage devices where you save almost all the data. Sony VAIO JS Series comes with a 500 GB hard disk drive. If you feel that you need more storage space, you can connect an additional hard drive to your desktop computer. Once you add the hard drive, you need to partition the new hard drive and new drive letters would be displayed in “My computer”. Make sure the new hard drive is compatible with your computer; the recommended hard drive for Sony VAIO JS Series is Serial ATA interface with 7200 RPM.
Sony VAIO JS Series is built on Intel G45 Express Chipset and provides you a high quality display. The graphics card is responsible for the screen resolution and display quality. If you are a gamer or a graphic designer, you can install a graphics card which would further enhance the display quality. The additional graphic card is connected to the PCI Express 2 slot on the motherboard. Ensure that the graphics card that you are going to buy can be connected to PCI Express 2 slot.
The operating system is one of the major elements of your computer that determines the performance. You can upgrade the operating system to any of the higher versions of Microsoft Windows Vista or Windows 7. You would be prompted with 2 options while upgrading the operating system. If you select new installation your hard drive might be formatted and you might lose data. So, ensure data back up before upgrading the operating system. Power failure during the new operating system’s installation might cause installation errors. So ensure proper power back up.