Matching the upcoming Gamescom 2017, Medion is also presenting new gaming hardware. Among them are a new high-end notebook and two new complete systems, one with Skylake-X for about 4,500 euros.
The new notebook with 17.3 inch display is called Erazer X7857. The resolution of the IPS screen, despite the large diagonal and powerful hardware, is only available with Full HD, G-sync is not offered despite compatible graphics from Nvidia.
As a graphics card, Medion relies on the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 (notebook) with eight gigabytes of GDDR5 memory. The CPU is an Intel Core i7-7820HK (test) with a free multiplier and a clock rate of 2.9 GHz, which can reach a maximum of 3.9 GHz via a turbo boost. The processor is supported by 32 gigabytes of DDR4 RAM. For storage space a 512 GByte, per PCIe connected SSD as well as a HDD with two TByte.
Other features include an illuminated keyboard, Thunderbolt 3-capable USB Type C, Dolby Atmos-certified speakers, and a 4-cell 66-watt battery.
Two desktops for upper class and high end
In addition to the new notebook, Medion also has two new complete PCs on offer. The entry is marked by the Erazer X47011 with upper-class equipment in the mATX housing. These include an Intel Core i7-7700, a Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 and 16 GB of DDR4 memory. Available as storage solutions are a PCIe SSD with 256 GB and HDD with two terabytes. An additional hard disk can be retrofitted via a hot-swapable interchangeable frame. In addition, the housing of the PC has a carrying handle and a headset holder for headsets and is illuminated in the color blue.
Skylake-X and 1080 Ti for 4,500 euros
The spearhead of the new products represents the Erazer X87001 Limited Edition for 4,499 euros. The PC with the Core i9-7900X (test) and the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti on current high-end hardware from Intel and Nvidia. The graphics card itself comes according to Medion of Zotac. In the rest of the hardware, Medion is also looking for accurate data on the equipment, unlike the more affordable models, the manufacturer is targeting the top model specifically with branded products.
The 64 GB DDR4 memory of Kingston comes with 2.666 MHz, the mainboard is the X299 Gaming Pro Carbon from MSI. In addition to two unspecified HDDs with four terabytes, two Samsung SS961 SSDs with 512 GB of memory are available. Water cooling Eisbaer 120 comes from Alphacool, as does the LED panel ice light. For the power supply is a be quiet! Dark Power Pro 11 with 850 watts.
Prices and availability
The Erazer X7857 is now available for 2,899 euros. The upper class desktop X47011 will appear in mid-September for € 1,699, the top model X87001 Limited Edition is now available for € 4,499.