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Medion Erazer X7847 17.3 Inch Ci5 8GB 1TB 128GB SSD GTX 1060 6GB £854.99 @ Argos with code LAPTOP10

£854.99 @ Argos
Use code LAPTOP10. Cheapest GTX 1060 laptop by far. Also 10% Quidco if ordered today. The MEDION ERAZER X7847 is a high-end gaming notebook. Intel Core i5-6300HQ, Windows 10 Home, Turbo Boost Techn… Read More
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7m, 5d agoFound 7 months, 5 days ago
Use code LAPTOP10. Cheapest GTX 1060 laptop by far. Also 10% Quidco if ordered today.

The MEDION ERAZER X7847 is a high-end gaming notebook. Intel Core i5-6300HQ, Windows 10 Home, Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 & the new NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics card. . The special keyboard is ready for the high-end gamers and has a backlight as well as a coloured WASD block.
Powerful intel core i5-6300hq.
New dedicated nvidia geforce gtx 1060 graphics card.
CPU, Memory and Operating System:

Intel Core i5 core i5-6300hq quad core processor.
2.3GHz processor speed.
8GB RAM.
1TB SATA hard drive.
Microsoft Windows 10.
Display features:

17.3 inch screen.
High definition display.
Graphics:

NVIDIA GeForcenvidia geforce gtx 1060 graphics card.
Dedicated graphics card.
Interfaces and connectivity:

SD media card reader.
Bluetooth.
Wi-Fi enabled.
Multimedia features:

HD webcam.
Built-in mic.
Built-in audio sound system.
Software included: n.

General features:
Up to 4.2 hours battery life.
Size H41.8, W28.7, D3.4cm.
Weight 3533kg.
EAN: 4015625603150.
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Joe90_guy
Apparently the display is an AHVA (Advanced Hyper Viewing Angle) type.
You would have been able to read this earlier today had HUKD added the perfectly innocuous post I wrote which included a German review of the Medion with the 1060. Are we being censored now?
It's a very nice display. Mine arrived today.
First impressions
Lovely build quality, doesn't feel budget or anything compared to my Alienware 13
Very very nice keybaoard, nice and bouncy with great lighting
Screen has v good viewing angles. I had to double check it wasn't IPS so your comment makes sense. Matt display so no glare
Speakers not as beefy as I wanted give it's 2.1 sound. Need to play with settings more I think.
Games, ultra 1080p 60fps...it's a GTX 1060 so it doesn't break a sweat on Skyrim Special Edition, Star Wars Battlefront or MGS V I tested. Feels like I need to plug into 4K to to really test its legs out
V v happy with the laptop

Edit: fan noise, near total silence when the GTX is idle and its using the I5 integrated is a HD 530. During gameplay the fans are audible up to 60% system volume.
Back to build quality, this feels like my Alienware. It has that tactile soft touch feel and feels so solid. Time will tell how it lasts but for me if you hid the brand I wouldn't say it was a budget machine

Edited By: dkwookies on Nov 22, 2016 19:29: Additional toughts

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#1
Seems like a great deal, heat added. Only thing putting me off buying is I have no idea who the company is and can't find any reviews for the product
#2
Good deal if you can get for £770.
#3
:) great deal was looking before but all with 1060 were above 1k
#4
Voted hot as £770 is great price. I would be wary though as this is a bit early in the BF deals and you might get better.
#5
Wouldn't touch Medion again with a barge pole their customer service is shocking! https://uk.trustpilot.com/review/www.medion.co.I'm
#6
supremejj69
Seems like a great deal, heat added. Only thing putting me off buying is I have no idea who the company is and can't find any reviews for the product

medion have been around forever, they are a generic computer company like dell.


cracking deal OP!
#7
gazdoubleu
Wouldn't touch Medion again with a barge pole their customer service is shocking! https://uk.trustpilot.com/review/www.medion.co.I'm
https://uk.trustpilot.com/review/www.medion.co.uk terrible reviews by looks, hold your breath and take a chance, not for me
#8
supremejj69
Seems like a great deal, heat added. Only thing putting me off buying is I have no idea who the company is and can't find any reviews for the product
Medion is a German company: http://www.medion.com/gb/shop/gaming-pcs-laptops

I owned a gaming laptop from them several years ago. Had it for a couple of years before selling and upgrading to a desktop. Overall it was very good quality for the price paid and I would use them again given my positive experience.

I've been unable to find a specific review for this laptop however you're likely to find reviews for others within the series that use similar components (and most of them will use the same chassis) http://www.notebookcheck.net/Medion-Erazer-X7847-MD60342.180914.0.html
1 Like #9
dutis18
:) great deal was looking before but all with 1060 were above 1k
Yeah even this model is £1049 at Currys, then its jump up to about £12-1300 for next cheapest.
I ama guessing the 1060 laptop chip version is worth about £300-350 so with Quidco this is a great price.
The 1060 outperforms the old GTX 980m

Edited By: dkwookies on Nov 20, 2016 14:08
#10
I'm sorely tempted, that's a superb price for a GTX 1060 laptop. Suspicious that it may have a TN screen though.
#11
Took the bite... quidco tipped it for me
2 Likes #12
welsh_andy
gazdoubleu
Wouldn't touch Medion again with a barge pole their customer service is shocking! https://uk.trustpilot.com/review/www.medion.co.I'm
https://uk.trustpilot.com/review/www.medion.co.uk terrible reviews by looks, hold your breath and take a chance, not for me
I've lost faith in Trustpilot lately, reviews rarely seem to be positive on many companies.
Aldi UK own brand clothing I have personally found to be worse than old rags, and their CS Team a bunch of "Bankers", if you get my meaning!
Medion on the other hand, both in the UK and in Germany have in my considerable experience been magnificent.
They have performed above and beyond regardless of the item being outside of warranty period. I would have no hesitation in buying their products.
My Erazer is about 2.5 years old and they are still helpful with any problems I have; especially valued since the upgrade to Win 10 threw up a few issues.

Edited By: willysnapper on Nov 20, 2016 14:48
1 Like #13
Beware! You will probably not get Quidco cashback on this if you also use the LAPTOP10 code.

From the Argos Quidco terms and conditions: "Cashback will not be paid in conjunction with any other offer, voucher or discount code unless listed on this page, or with any other discounts such as staff or student discounts "
#14
This is a cracking deal well spotted op.
1 Like #15
MBeeching
I'm sorely tempted, that's a superb price for a GTX 1060 laptop. Suspicious that it may have a TN screen though.

http://www.notebookcheck.com/Medion-Erazer-X7847-MD60342.180913.0.html

IPS screen apparently.

I'm suspicious of how they've got the price down so low. It's at least a 200-300+ saving before you even include Cashback, which then makes it £400~.

CPU, good.
RAM, decent.
GPU, great.
Screen, brilliant.
Storage, not bad.

Where's the cost been cut? The only negative I can see is that the battery life is pathetic (3-4 hours...and usually a companies estimates are exaggerated) and that's it quite heavy, which shouldn't be a big deal.
#16
Pokey86
Took the bite... quidco tipped it for me


Would like to hear your feedback if you feel like sharing here.

I have bought several desktops from Medion (Quidco and price tipped it for me also).. good products still going strong. One time had to Email about delivery because channel tunnel had delays due to holiday rush, Medion were excellent returning replies.

Never purchased a laptop and would like to hear some hands experience.

Thanks
#17
Does it have a 128GB SSD? The Descriptions says it does, but the spec doesn't list it. An Argos description mistake?
#18
Salfordgirl1
Where's the cost been cut? The only negative I can see is that the battery life is pathetic (3-4 hours...and usually a companies estimates are exaggerated) and that's it quite heavy, which shouldn't be a big deal.

Difficult to say but the discount code makes it bargain for the specs. It may even have a G-Sync IPS!
I'm only on the fence as I was saving up for the 1080Ti for my desktop, which do I want more...
2 Likes #19
Salfordgirl1

IPS screen apparently.

Not necessarily, it appears there are X7847 models with TN screens, on the German Medion site: http://www.medion.com/de/shop/medion-erazer-x7847-md60290-30021459a1.html
#20
Dansak11
Does it have a 128GB SSD? The Descriptions says it does, but the spec doesn't list it. An Argos description mistake?
Currys and Saveonlaptops/Box also have 128gb SSD in specs on their listings
#21
Seems like a great price for a 1060 specced laptop. If it comes with an ips screen and ssd then even better.
#22
Wow looks great
#23
Cracking deal for a 1060 laptop but my only experience of Medion was once and not the best. Ended up sending the laptop back as it never worked from day one but the customer service was pretty awful.

Good deal but just be careful with warranty issues
1 Like #24
Wouldn't recommend medion, I've been left out of pocket and without a laptop for 2 months. Their warranty absolutely sucks.
#25
MBeeching
I'm sorely tempted, that's a superb price for a GTX 1060 laptop. Suspicious that it may have a TN screen though.

http://www.notebookcheck.net/Medion-Erazer-X7847-MD60342.180914.0.html

IPS Screen possibly?. Cant imagine you will get a better laptop anywhere for the specs/price.

Edited By: rojones1982 on Nov 20, 2016 20:23
#26
It'll break. Don't buy it. I have nothing but disasters with the Medions I have owned/seen. Very poor build quality.
#27
Sagacity
MBeeching
I'm sorely tempted, that's a superb price for a GTX 1060 laptop. Suspicious that it may have a TN screen though.
http://www.notebookcheck.net/Medion-Erazer-X7847-MD60342.180914.0.html
IPS Screen. Cant imagine you will get a better laptop anywhere for the specs/price.

It's not the same model. though I agree it's fairly likely to be IPS.
3 Likes #28
willysnapper
welsh_andy
gazdoubleu
Wouldn't touch Medion again with a barge pole their customer service is shocking! https://uk.trustpilot.com/review/www.medion.co.I'm
https://uk.trustpilot.com/review/www.medion.co.uk terrible reviews by looks, hold your breath and take a chance, not for me
I've lost faith in Trustpilot lately, reviews rarely seem to be positive on many companies.
Aldi UK own brand clothing I have personally found to be worse than old rags, and their CS Team a bunch of "Bankers", if you get my meaning!
Medion on the other hand, both in the UK and in Germany have in my considerable experience been magnificent.
They have performed above and beyond regardless of the item being outside of warranty period. I would have no hesitation in buying their products.
My Erazer is about 2.5 years old and they are still helpful with any problems I have; especially valued since the upgrade to Win 10 threw up a few issues.

Why are you mentioning Aldi?! Should we talk about Tesco and Asda too?!

Medion are owned by Lenovo. If you need to return your Lenovo laptop to Lenovo it actually goes to Medion who are honestly really good. They collect it via DPD or Parcelforce and it goes to Germany, its repaired and returned to you, all completely free of charge.
#29
screen is indeed IPS as listed on the Currys website which have it much dearer. This is a steal, VR laptop for £854.99
#30
Horrorwood
willysnapper
welsh_andy
gazdoubleu
Wouldn't touch Medion again with a barge pole their customer service is shocking! https://uk.trustpilot.com/review/www.medion.co.I'm
https://uk.trustpilot.com/review/www.medion.co.uk terrible reviews by looks, hold your breath and take a chance, not for me
I've lost faith in Trustpilot lately, reviews rarely seem to be positive on many companies.
Aldi UK own brand clothing I have personally found to be worse than old rags, and their CS Team a bunch of "Bankers", if you get my meaning!
Medion on the other hand, both in the UK and in Germany have in my considerable experience been magnificent.
They have performed above and beyond regardless of the item being outside of warranty period. I would have no hesitation in buying their products.
My Erazer is about 2.5 years old and they are still helpful with any problems I have; especially valued since the upgrade to Win 10 threw up a few issues.
Why are you mentioning Aldi?! Should we talk about Tesco and Asda too?!
Medion are owned by Lenovo. If you need to return your Lenovo laptop to Lenovo it actually goes to Medion who are honestly really good. They collect it via DPD or Parcelforce and it goes to Germany, its repaired and returned to you, all completely free of charge.


Aldi sell medion branded goods/tat.
#31
Great price though. Tempted to buy it and see if anything better appears on Friday, easy enough to return to argos.
#32
Horrorwood

Why are you mentioning Aldi?! Should we talk about Tesco and Asda too?!
Medion are owned by Lenovo. If you need to return your Lenovo laptop to Lenovo it actually goes to Medion who are honestly really good. They collect it via DPD or Parcelforce and it goes to Germany, its repaired and returned to you, all completely free of charge.
If it makes you feel good, by all means talk about Tesco and ASDA, I was merely pointing out that reports to Trustpilot have recently been more than usually negative, and whilst I agree wholeheartedly that Aldi is a croc o'sh1t, I had defended the reputation of Medion who's Customer Service is first class.
...Their products ain't too shabby either!;)
#33
I'll admit this was a while back but I bought a Medion pc from Aldi, the graphics card had a problem. They sent someone to my house to change the graphics card. Certainly couldn't fault the customer service there

p.s. Heat added and bought :-) Worth trying the quidco even if it doesn't pay out, I'm hoping it does as currys are also doing a deal on Medion pcs for 10% off so you never know.

This laptop was £1049.99 last month

https://www.pricehistory.co.uk/product/6183378/medion-erazer-x7847-173-inch-ci5-8gb-1tb-128gb-ssd-laptop

Edited By: Shard on Nov 20, 2016 21:27
#34
inspire8100
Pokey86
Took the bite... quidco tipped it for me
Would like to hear your feedback if you feel like sharing here.
I have bought several desktops from Medion (Quidco and price tipped it for me also).. good products still going strong. One time had to Email about delivery because channel tunnel had delays due to holiday rush, Medion were excellent returning replies.
Never purchased a laptop and would like to hear some hands experience.
Thanks


Will do, but delivery is 1-5 days away. So won't be able to give anything worthwhile until the deal is gone.
#35
MBeeching
I'm sorely tempted, that's a superb price for a GTX 1060 laptop. Suspicious that it may have a TN screen though.

Type Laptop
Operating system Windows 10 (64-bit)
SPECIFICATION
Processor - Intel® Core™ i5-6300HQ Processor
- Quad-core
- 2.3 GHz
Memory (RAM) 8 GB (32 GB maximum installable RAM)
Graphics card NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (6 GB GDDR5)
Storage - 1 TB HDD
- 128 GB SSD
SCREEN
Touchscreen No
Screen size 17.3"
Screen type IPS
Resolution 1920 x 1080
CONNECTIVITY
Wireless - Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265
- 2x2 AC
- Up to 867 Mbps
Ethernet Gigabit Ethernet
Bluetooth Bluetooth
USB - USB 3.0 x 2
- USB 2.0 x 2
Video interface HDMI 1.4 x 1
MEDIA
Optical disc drive DVD/RW drive
Memory card reader SD memory card reader
SOUND
Speakers Integrated stereo speakers
FEATURES
Mouse / trackpad Multitouch trackpad
Keyboard Full-size backlit keyboard with numeric keypad
POWER
Battery type 4-cell Lithium-ion
Battery life Up to 4 hours
GENERAL
Colour Black
Box contents - Medion X7847 17.3" Laptop
- Power cable
Dimensions 29 x 269 x 386 mm (H x W x D)
Weight 2.21 kg
Manufacturer’s guarantee 1 year
Software included * Full version of Microsoft Office not included
* Full version of anti-virus / internet security not included
#37
yoyo59
MBeeching
I'm sorely tempted, that's a superb price for a GTX 1060 laptop. Suspicious that it may have a TN screen though.
Type Laptop
Operating system Windows 10 (64-bit)
SPECIFICATION
Processor - Intel® Core™ i5-6300HQ Processor
- Quad-core
- 2.3 GHz
Memory (RAM) 8 GB (32 GB maximum installable RAM)
Graphics card NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (6 GB GDDR5)
Storage - 1 TB HDD
- 128 GB SSD
SCREEN
Touchscreen No
Screen size 17.3"
Screen type IPS
Resolution 1920 x 1080
CONNECTIVITY
Wireless - Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265
- 2x2 AC
- Up to 867 Mbps
Ethernet Gigabit Ethernet
Bluetooth Bluetooth
USB - USB 3.0 x 2
- USB 2.0 x 2
Video interface HDMI 1.4 x 1
MEDIA
Optical disc drive DVD/RW drive
Memory card reader SD memory card reader
SOUND
Speakers Integrated stereo speakers
FEATURES
Mouse / trackpad Multitouch trackpad
Keyboard Full-size backlit keyboard with numeric keypad
POWER
Battery type 4-cell Lithium-ion
Battery life Up to 4 hours
GENERAL
Colour Black
Box contents - Medion X7847 17.3" Laptop
- Power cable
Dimensions 29 x 269 x 386 mm (H x W x D)
Weight 2.21 kg
Manufacturer’s guarantee 1 year
Software included * Full version of Microsoft Office not included
* Full version of anti-virus / internet security not included

That's not from the Argos website, and as I have shown there are X7847 models that have TN screens. So you can't be sure which screen this one has. Great if it is IPS, but you can't be disappointed if it's TN.
#38
The 1060 is a lot better than the 970m, but that laptop will be better overall as the median build quality is usually of a very low standard from my experience.
#39
Silly question, can I build a better desktop for this price?
#40
neiiilers
Silly question, can I build a better desktop for this price?

Definitely.

Remember though to factor in monitor and other peripherals If you dont have them they could add up depending on what you want.



Edited By: catbeans on Nov 21, 2016 02:36: Its late

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