The Medion MD 98543 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC.
Fairly Big Screen Size
The MD 98543 has a quite big screen size (17.3 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year. The screen sizes of many processor core laptops that have been available for a similar time to the MD 98543 range from 11" to 18", and the average screen size is 16".
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many many processor core laptops that are a similar age to it.
Fairly Big Internal Memory
Across all the laptops of a similar spec and age to the MD 98543 the internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 9GB. At 16 gigabytes, the Medion MD 98543 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released one year ago.
Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity
The total storage capacity of many processor core laptops that have been available for a similar time to the MD 98543 range from 32GB to 2.2TB. At 1,128 gigabyte, the MD 98543 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the MD 98543.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.
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Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other many processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than a year, the Medion MD 98543 has a front camera.
Medion Has Good Portable PC Reviews
We checked the reviews from experts and owners of hundreds of notebook PCs to determine an average rating for each portable PC manufacturer. On average portable PCs from Medion have good reviews from experts and users.
L3 Processor Cache
This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.
AC Cable Included
This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on similar spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.
Four USB 3.0 Ports
The Medion MD 98543 is a four USB 3.0 port notebook PC.
Quite Big Processor Cache
At 6 megabytes, the MD 98543 has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. The processor caches of many processor core laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the MD 98543 range from 2MB to 8MB.
Two Mini DisplayPorts
The MD 98543 has more mini DisplayPorts than most of the laptops of a similar spec and age to the MD 98543. Most of the notebook PCs of this type and age only have one mini DisplayPort, however this portable PC has two mini DisplayPorts.
Quite Big Battery Capacity
At 5,400 milliamperes * hour, the Medion MD 98543 has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other many processor core laptops that have been around for more than a year. The average battery capacity of laptops that are a similar age to the MD 98543 is 3,800mAh.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on notebook PCs of this spec and age.
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Only 133MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
This portable PC supports 1333 and 1600MHz processor memory clock speeds, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.
Only 11.2/12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
This notebook PC has an 11.2/12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many many processor core laptops that were released around the same time as it.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The Medion MD 98543 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the MD 98543.
Only HDD Storage Medium
This laptop has an HDD+SSD storage medium, which is typical of many many processor core laptops that have been around for more than a year. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.
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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the MD 98543 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The MD 98543 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.
Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacity
The Medion MD 98543 is a 128 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
This notebook PC has been on the market for over two years.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 2.4 gigahertz, the MD 98543 has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other many processor core laptops that were launched more than a year ago.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 2.4GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available including the Samsung ATIV Book 8 which has a better Rating.
If you would prefer a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the Lenovo Y70 (2.5GHz) which also has a higher Rating.
The MD 98543 has a pretty average weight (2.7 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the MD 98543.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 2.7kg heavy notebook PCs currently available including the Toshiba Satellite C75D which has a better Rating.
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Average Battery Life
The MD 98543 has a fairly standard battery life (6 hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the MD 98543.
If this portable PC battery life is not long enough for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad E555 (6.3h).
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
133, 1333, 333, 1600
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
1x1, 1x16, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
Maximum Internal Memory
2 x 8
Total Storage Capacity
SSD, HDD, HDD+SSD, SSD
MMC+, SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
1920 x 1080
Touch Sensitive Screen
Full HD, HD
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4600
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
11, 11.2, 11.2/12
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Windows 8, Windows 8.1
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery Cell Count
Lithium, Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Weight & Dimensions
AC Adapter Included
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
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