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Medion MD96520/MIM 2260

Specifications

Medion MD96520/MIM 2260Notebook: Medion MD96520/MIM 2260
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T5450
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GS
Display: 15.4 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.8kg
Price: 1000 euro
Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 40%, features: 50%, display: 30% mobility: 30%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: 70%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Medion MD96520/MIM 2260

Foreign Reviews

70% Medion Akoya MIM2260 - 8600M-GS
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/29/2007
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 40% features: 50% display: 30% mobility: 30% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 70%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GS: NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GS is the DirectX 10 capable successor of the GeForce Go 7600 / 7700 for laptops and technically a higher clocked 8400M GT. The performance is slightly above the 7600 / 7700 and, therefore, it can represent DirectX9 games fluently. For DirectX 10 effects, the power of the card is not sufficient.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

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


Intel Core 2 Duo: This is the Core Duo and Core Solo successor with a longer pipeline and 5-20% more speed without more power consumption. As an addition to the Core Duo design there exists a fourth decoder, an amplified SSE-unit and an additional arithmetical logical unit (ALU).

The Core 2 Duo for laptops is identical to the desktop Core 2 Duo processors but the notebook-processors work with lower voltages (0.95 to 1188 Volt) and a lower Frontside bus clock (1066 vs 667 MHz). The performance of equally clocked notebooks is 20-25% lower than Desktop PCs because of the lower Frontside bus clock and the slower hard disks.


T5450: » 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.


2.8 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.

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70%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


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

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» Sony Vaio VGN-FZ31S
Core 2 Duo T8100
» Sony Vaio VGN-FZ31Z
Core 2 Duo T8300
» Packard Bell Easynote MB88
Core 2 Duo T5500
» Sony VAIO VGN-FZ21S
Core 2 Duo T7500
» Sony Vaio VGN-FZ21Z
Core 2 Duo T7500
» Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo Xi2428
Core 2 Duo T7700
» Medion MD96480
Core 2 Duo T5250
» Asus F3S
Core 2 Duo T7500
» Acer Aspire 5520G
Turion 64 X2 TL-64
» Samsung X65 Pro T7500 Begum
Core 2 Duo T7300
» Asus F3SV
Core 2 Duo T7500
» LG R500-UPRAG
Core 2 Duo T7300

Devices with the same GPU

» Belinea c.book 1700
Pentium Dual Core T4200, 17.0", 4 kg
» HP Pavilion dv9830us
Core 2 Duo T5550, 17.1", 3.5 kg
» Packard Bell Easynote SB89
Core 2 Duo T8100, 17.1", 3.5 kg
» Dell Vostro 1710
Core 2 Duo T8100, 17.1", 3.26 kg
» HP Pavilion dv9790ea
Core 2 Duo T9300, 17.1", 3.6 kg
» Medion MD96595
Core 2 Duo T7250, 17.1", 3.5 kg
» Medion MD96420
Core 2 Duo T5250, 17.1", 3.3 kg
» HP Pavilion dv9694eg
Core 2 Duo T7500, 17.1", 3.6 kg
» Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo Xa2528
Turion 64 X2 TL-60, 17.1", 4 kg
» Medion MD96625
Core 2 Duo T5450, 17.1", 3.2 kg
» LG P300
Core 2 Duo T8300, 13.3", 1.7 kg
» Toshiba Satellite X205-SLi1
Core 2 Duo T7250, 17.1", 4.6 kg
» HP Pavilion dv9750us
Core 2 Duo T7250, 17.1", 3.6 kg
» HP Pavilion dv9595ea
Core 2 Duo T7500, 17.1", 3.6 kg
» Medion MIM2280 / MD96443
Core 2 Duo T7300, 17.1", 3.2 kg
» Acer Aspire 7520G
Turion 64 X2 TL-64, 17.1", 3.7 kg
» Asus V2S
Core 2 Duo T7300, 14.1", 2.45 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2008-01-27 (Update: 2012-05-26)