Medion P7612 / MD97860


Medion P7612 / MD97860Notebook: Medion P7612 / MD97860
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T6500
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce G210M
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 3.4kg
Price: 700 euro
Average Score: 78.5% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 90%, performance: 87%, features: 93%, display: 93% mobility: 31%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: 62%, emissions: 94%

Reviews for the Medion P7612 / MD97860

67% Aldi-Notebook Medion Akoya P7612 (MD97860) im Test
Source: PC Welt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/03/2009
Rating: Total score: 67% price: 90% performance: 82% features: 100% mobility: 31% ergonomy: 37%
90% Wuchtbrumme
Source: Computerbild - 19/09 German
Single Review, , Long, Date: 09/01/2009
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 90% performance: 91% features: 86% display: 93% ergonomy: 86% emissions: 94%


NVIDIA GeForce G210M: The GeForce G210M is the successor of the G110M and also possesses 16 shader cores. Because of the 40nm process, the chip is clocked much higher but is still staying in the same power envelope.

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.


Entry level Penryn based dual-core CPU with a small 2MB level 2 cache and FSB800. Similar to the T6570 but without VT-x.

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


This large display size is used for laptops which are mainly intended for an use on a desk.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

3.4 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.

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

78.5%: 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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Stefan Hinum, 2009-09-15 (Update: 2012-05-26)