Expert review website tweakers.net scored this notebook PC 80 out of 100.
64-Bit Processor Operating Modes
This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.
Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the Medion Erazer X7821 has one of the fastest on-board graphics adapter base frequencys amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of many processor cores laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Erazer X7821 is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 430MHz.
Fairly Big Display Diagonal
The display diagonals of many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to the Erazer X7821 range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 16". The Medion Erazer X7821 has one of the bigger display diagonals (17.3 inches) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age.
Quite Big Internal Memory
Across all the portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Erazer X7821 the internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.4GB. With an internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Erazer X7821 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Erazer X7821.
We compared all the other 16GB internal memory portable PCs to this laptop and we think the Asus N56VZ-S4283H which has better reviews is also worth considering.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-3xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.
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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
The Erazer X7821 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most frequently found display resolution.
This notebook PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution amongst all similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Erazer X7821.
Amongst similar types of notebook PC the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels.
4x SO-DIMM Memory Slots
The biggest memory slots of the Erazer X7821 is 4x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of a 2x SO-DIMM laptop, which is the most frequently found memory slots.
A 4x SO-DIMM memory slots is actually the best memory slots amongst all comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Erazer X7821.
Amongst comparable types of laptop the worst memory slots is 1x SO-DIMM.
802.11n Wi-Fi Standards
This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to it.
Nine Number of Battery Cellss
The Erazer X7821 is a nine number of battery cells portable PC.
Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys
The Erazer X7821 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of this age and type have between one and three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
Quite Big Battery Capacity
The battery capacitys of notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago range from 45mAh to 9,300mAh, and the average battery capacity is 4,300mAh. The Erazer X7821 has one of the bigger battery capacitys (7,800 milliamperes * hour) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to it.
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On average notebook PCs from Medion are rated 70 out of 100, which is in the bottom 11% of all portable PC brands that we have looked at.
Does Not Have a Front Camera
The Medion Erazer X7821 does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Erazer X7821 which have a front camera.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The Erazer X7821 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other many processor cores laptops that came out more than two years ago do have a full-size keyboard.
Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed
Across all the many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Erazer X7821 the memory clock speeds range from 1,000MHz to 1,600MHz. At only 1,333 megahertz, the Medion Erazer X7821 has a fairly slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.
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Does Not Have a Touchscreen
The Erazer X7821 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the Erazer X7821 also do not have a touchscreen.
Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates
This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.
Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacitys
Most laptops of this age and type have between 8 and 5,111 solid-state drive capacitys, including the Erazer X7821 which has 128 solid-state drive capacitys.
The lightest notebook PC of a comparable age and type to the Erazer X7821 is 430g heavy, the heaviest is 4.8kg, and the average weight is 2.5kg. When compared to other portable PCs of this type and age that we have checked, the weight of the Erazer X7821 of 3.8 kilograms is one of the heaviest.
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Released Over Four Years Ago
It was over four years ago when Medion released the Erazer X7821.
Average Processor Frequency
With a processor frequency of 2.4 gigahertz, the Erazer X7821 has a fairly typical processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.
We compared this portable PC to all the other 2.4GHz processor clock speed portable PCs and we think the N56VZ, and the N56VZ-S4283H both from Asus which has better reviews is also worth considering.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 878 gigabytes, the Erazer X7821 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Erazer X7821.
If you want a portable PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the Asus N56VZ (1TB and higher rated).
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HDD Storage Media
This notebook PC has an HDD+SSD storage media, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to it. 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.
Colour of Product
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-3xxx
Intel HM77 Express, Intel HM77
System Bus Rate
Processor Boost Frequency
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configurations
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
4 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
HDD, HDD+SSD, SSD, SSD
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
1920 x 1080
Full HD, HD
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4000, Intel HD Graphics 400
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Intel HD Graphics
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive Type
DVD Super Multi, DVD Super Multi DL
Number of Built-In Speakers
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
2000 x 750
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Gigabit LAN, WLAN
Ports & Interfaces
S/PDIF Out Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
ESATA Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Operating System Installed
Kaspersky Internet Security 2013
Windows Essentials 2012,Cyberlink Power2Go,Cyberlink PowerDVD,Cyberlink YouCam