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Medion X7811 / MD97327 DE

Specifications

Medion X7811 / MD97327 DENotebook: Medion X7811 / MD97327 DE
Processor: Intel Core i7 720QM
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 1024 MB
Display: 17.0 inch, 16:10, 1680x1050 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 3.2kg
Price: 999 euro
Average Score: 83.83% - good
Average of 6 scores (from 5 reviews)
price: 90%, performance: 88%, features: 68%, display: 65% mobility: 53%, workmanship: 72%, ergonomy: 74%, emissions: 71%

Reviews for the Medion X7811 / MD97327 DE

79% Review Medion Akoya X7811 Gaming-Notebook | Notebookcheck
Quality vs. Performance. With the Akoya X7811, Medion has a real value for money bargain for 999 euro that can crow with a swift Radeon HD 5870. We've found out for you, if this offer is too good to be true...
80% Medion Akoya Extreme X7811 (MD 97589)
Source: Digital Versus English

Medion has launched the Akoya Extreme X7811 (MD 97589), a 17-inch with high-end components: core i7 CPU, powerful ATI graphics card and SSD. The Akoya Extreme X7811 looks sober and imposing. Medion is obviously not counting on design to attract potential buyers. The Akoya Extreme X7811 (MD 97589) gives performance of the first order. This will delight gamers and those requiring video encoding capacities or photo retouching.


Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/07/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

93% Notebooks für jeden Zweck
Source: SFT - 3/11 German
Comparison, , Length Unknown, Date: 02/01/2011
Rating: Total score: 93%
89% Silbernes 3D-Wunder
Source: SFT - 6/10 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 05/01/2010
Rating: Total score: 89%
82% Test Medion Akoya X7811 Gaming-Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/01/2010
Rating: Total score: 82% performance: 93% display: 74% mobility: 55% workmanship: 84% ergonomy: 77% emissions: 73%
80% Medion Akoya X7811
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/31/2010
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 90% performance: 80% features: 50% display: 50% mobility: 50% workmanship: 50% ergonomy: 70%

Comment

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870:

High-end DirectX 11 graphics card based on a desktop HD5770. Models with GDDR5 are ideal but there may be a bottleneck due to the 128 Bit memory bus.

With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

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


Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  


720QM: The Core i7-720QM is the slowes Core i7 Quad Core in 2009 and clocks between 1.6 and 2.8 GHz (due to the Turbo Mode). Therefore, it combines the advantages of a slow quad core CPU with a fast single core one. Compared to the faster Core i7 mobile CPUs, the 720QM only features 6MB L3 Cache.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


17.0": Meanwhile the 17 inch display size is a more frequently offered standard format for desktop-replacements. The DTR-laptops can't be carried easily, need much energy but on the other side texts can be read easily and high resolutions are no problem. DTR mainly are intended for stationary usage on desks, where the weight and the energy need are unimportant.
» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


3.2 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


83.83%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.


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

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-04-14 (Update: 2012-05-26)