Who says gaming laptops have to be expensive? Certainly not Medion: cramming top-tier specs into a machine set to cost just £899, the Medion Erazer X7819 could be a big drawer for PC gamers looking to do some fragging on the move.
That £899 price tag bags you a 17.3 inch laptop that packs in a
a 2.4 GHz Intel Core i7-3630QM processor, 16GB of RAM, 750GB hard drive and a powerful Nvidia GTX 670MX graphics card.
The screen comes in at a respectable 1600 x 900 resolution, while the laptop also offers two USB 3.0 ports, one USB 2.0 port, a HDMI out and a VGA out. Other ports include a line in, line out and a S/PDIF8-channel audio out (as well as a built-in microphone), and there's also a multi-card reader included.
Two other Erazer X7819 variants will also be available. The first offers a full HD 1080p screen, but drops the 670MX in favour of a less powerful 650M graphics chip, though the improved display still leads to a higher £1,029 price tag. The second option is the top of the line model, costing £1,149 but popping both the 670MX and 1080p display in.
Very much an affordable powerhouse then. Medion's gaming laptops may not have the flash of rivals from Alienware, but they've certainly got the graphical chops where it counts. Onsale now, we'll be looking to conduct a full review in the coming weeks so check back soon.