Medion Akoya E7222 (MD99030)

Housing: Actually prohibitively
The medion akoya E7222 weighs almost three kilograms and measures proud 42 x 28 x 4 cm. Thus, it is simply too big for regular mobile use. But as a 17-inch brummer is also intended as a substitute for a desktop PC. The case is simple and fairly decent. The screen is tightly connected to the computer with a robust support. Too tight. Because the lid is not lifted with one hand leaving the rest with goes in the height.

Processor and speed

The technique of the medion is not new, but proven: Heart is the core i3 processor 2350 M from intel’s old sandy bridge series. Its performance enough for working with office programs, surfing on the internet, as well as for the processing of photos and videos

(intermediate note: 1.66). Four gigabytes of memory into the medion is standard at 499 euro notebooks. Programs with high storage requirements were nevertheless very quickly (intermediate note: 1.00).

Medion akoya E7222 (MD99030)

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Games-tempo

A separate graphics chip is missing. The medion uses for image playback only the graphics chip is housed in the processor HD graphics 3000 shortcoming: There is liquid again while high resolution movies, but the performance is sufficient for graphically sophisticated games like mass effect 3 not.
Test the chip with directx 9/10 brought on average only note cannot be mere 10/7 frames per second on the screen, directx 11 : 4.75 (defective). The test criteria, see the article COMPUTER determined image of the pace of the game.



Display

The screen measures a massive 17.2 inches (43,69 centimeters). Too bad:, he represents no full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), but only 1600 x 900 pixels. More you can expect but also at a price of 499 euros. The display is fortunately completely coated, reflections not annoying so. Bad: Side looking at the brightness decreases dramatically. Overall, the picture quality is good.


Connections, drives, equipment

The device bring almost everything today is state of the art: External screens are either via VGA or HDMI connection. The DVD burner reads and writes all common silver discs with the exception of blu-rays. For documents, photos, videos and music, the disk offers 699 gigabytes of memory that is quite abundant in this price class. Wi-fi (n-standard) and bluetooth are also on board as four USB ports (two USB 3.0) and a webcam in the monitor frame.

 

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Volume and battery life

The notebook remained with compute-intensive programs quietly, a maximum noise level increased to 0.8 sone. In the test, the battery showed a decent performance: Over three hours when working and watching movies. The charge time is less than two and a half hours.


Software

In addition to windows 7 home premium (64 bit), the operating system offers the akoya fast boot. That’s enough for browsing the internet. Advance installed the office program package office starter 2010, as well as the high-quality image editing software corel draw X 5 essentials.

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Conclusion: Medion akoya E7222 (MD99030)

Who do not constantly the latest flick enjoys to gamble good, is very well served by the akoya E7222. It is solidly built and the performance is sufficient for internet, word, excel, photoshop & loosely similar to much desktop pcs in this price range offer co.. Also, the 699-gigabyte hard drive is quite generous. The that’s not enough, simply equips a second hard drive or SSD to.

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Who don’t constantly the latest flick enjoys to gamble good, is very well served by the akoya E7222. It is solidly built and the performance is sufficient for internet, word, excel, loosely similar to much desktop pcs in this price range offer photoshop & co.. Also, the 699-gigabyte hard drive is quite generous. That’s not enough, the gearing after just a second hard drive or SSD. Per order this product at amazon high pace of work large hard drive quiet expansion bay for hard disk multimedia function display with anti-reflective coating without windows startup cons for 3D games to slowly test note of editor 2.03 good users rating (out of 2 reviews) price: 499 euro, sales start at aldi: 14th june 2012.