German subsidiary of Lenovo, Medion has released a new high end gaming laptop. It is called the X7611 Erazer which packs 17 inch display at a low price. Despite being so slim, Medion managed to fit in an Intel quad core processor and Nvidia GeForce GTX765M GPU.
Medion X7611 Erazer has top of the line specs
Medion equipped the X7611 Erazer with Intel Core i7 4700mQ processor, Intel HD 4600 IGP integrated graphics, Nvidia GTX 765M discrete graphics, 64 / 128 GB SSD, 500 GB / 1 TB HDD, Bigfoot Gigabit LAN, 802.11n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, SD card slot and truck load of other ports. The i7 4700HQ processor offers 4 haswell cores that operate at 2.4 gigahertz under normal circumstances and at 3.4 GHz when Turbo Boost is activated. The Nvidia Geforce chip gives 2 gigabytes of GDDR5 as well.
X7611 Erazer comes with four USB 3.0 ports, three audio ports (headphone, microphone and Line In), an HDMI port and in addition, you also get two mini display ports. The sound is output via a "HD Audio" system which has Dolby Home Theater certification.
While you get a generous 5400 mAh battery, runtimes are just over 4 hours with continuous use.
The screen of the Medion laptop measures 17.3 inches and packs 1920×1080 pixels. It has been given a matte coating and does not accepts touch input.
Medion X7611 Erazer price tag will not please everyone
In terms of price, the Erazer is a direct competitor to the MSI GS70 and Schenker XMG C703. The price for the cheapest model with 64 GB SSD and 1TB HDD is about 1200 euros. For the medium variant with 128 GB SSD and 500 GB HDD, the retail price tag is 1299 euros and the top model with 128 GB SSD and 1-terabyte hard drive will cost just 1350 euros.