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Medion MD96290

Specifications

Medion MD96290Notebook: Medion MD96290
Processor: Intel Core Duo T2250
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950 128 MB
Display: 15.4 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels
Weight: 3kg
Price: 699 euro
Average Score: 79% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: 87%, performance: 65%, features: 82%, display: 84% mobility: 81%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: 83%, emissions: 78%

Reviews for the Medion MD96290

Foreign Reviews

88% Flotter Arbeiter
Source: Computerbild - 19/2007 German
Single Review, , Long, Date: 09/20/2007
Rating: Total score: 88% price: 90% performance: 86% features: 83% display: 88% mobility: 84% ergonomy: 83% emissions: 93%
Dauerläufer mit Virus
Source: Stiftung Warentest - 9/07 German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/05/2007
Rating: price: 90% performance: 60% features: 80% mobility: 80% emissions: 80%
70% Medion MD96290
Source: PCM Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/03/2007
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 80% performance: 50% display: 80% mobility: 80% emissions: 60%

Comment

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950 is an integrated (onboard) graphic chip on Mobile Intel 945GM chipset. It is a faster clocked version of the GMA 900 and supports no hardware T&L (Transform & Lightning) accelleration (which is required for some games).

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Core Duo: Double Core processor with a very good relation of performance to current consumption. The 2 MB L2 Cache are used together by the double. The maximum capacity of 31 watts is only 4 watts more than with the Pentium M (predecessor). Both cores are lowered automatically and independently of each other by speed steps down to 1 GHz. In addition it now supports also SSE3 instructions. At least it is just as fast as a equivalent Pentium M. With applications, which were designed for multi-processors, the performance can be nearly twice as fast as with the Pentium M (e.g. CineBench around 86% fast)


T2250: » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.4": 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. Nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


3 kg: This weight is average for notebooks. Therefore the numerous mass of laptops with 15 inch display fits in this class of weight.


Medion: Medion AG is a German consumer electronics company. It operates in Europe, the United States, and the Asia-Pacific region. The main products are computers, TVs, refrigerators, toasters, and fitness equipment. The manufacturer of laptops Medion mainly is active in the German market, but to smaller extent also in Western Europe. Market shares and amount of reviews are low. Above all, supermarkets like Aldi sell their laptops.

Medion reviews


79%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Author: Stefan Hinum (Update: 2012-05-26)