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Since January 28, 2021, PCs have been available from Aldi again, the Medion Erazer P10 and the Medion Hunter X10. Both PCs are touted by Aldi as “High End Gaming PCs”, but offer too little equipment for their respective prices.
Gaming PCs from Aldi: Not enough performance for the money
The Medion Erazor P10 is already available for a comparatively low price of 1,299.00 euros, but despite the high price, the built-in hardware is not powerful enough. In addition to an Intel i7 processor, 16 gigabytes of RAM are installed, which can be expanded to a maximum of 32 gigabytes. Both would be reasonable for the price, but the hard disk space of one terabyte is hardly sufficient for today’s conditions. In addition, the stronger Geforce RTX 2070 graphics card would be appropriate for almost 1,300 euros instead of the Geforce RTX 2060.
It looks similarly disappointing with the Medion Hunter X10 – only (still) one price category higher. Aldi promises a real high-end gaming PC with full power for an impressive 2,299.00 euros, but only the built-in Intel i9 processor with water cooling is impressive. The hard drive capacity of one terabyte and the Geforce RTX 2080 are far from sufficient for a so-called high-end gaming PC. For this price, users could have expected at least two terabytes of memory and a Geforce RTX 3070 graphics card.
These are the better alternatives to Aldi gaming PCs
Memory PC High End Gaming PC (AMD Ryzen 7, RTX 2060, 16 Gigabyte Ram, 240 Gigabyte SSD + one Terabyte HDD, Windows 10 Pro) – 999.00 euros at Amazon *
You can now get a gaming PC with the equipment of the Medion Erazor P10 for less than 1,000.00 euros. The Memory PC High End Gaming PC *, for example, offers an AMD Ryzen 7, which is roughly on par with the Intel i7 in terms of performance. The Geforce RTX 2060 6GB and 16 gigabytes of RAM are also comparable. With 240 gigabytes of SSD storage and one terabyte of HDD storage, the hard disk is even larger than the alternative from Aldi.
dcl24.de Gaming PC (Intel i9, RTX 3070, 32 gigabytes of RAM, one terabyte SSD + three terabytes of HDD, Windows 10 Pro) – € 2,369.00 at Amazon *
If you don’t want to compromise when it comes to gaming, we recommend the dcl24.de Gaming PC *. For just 50.00 euros more than the Medion Hunter X10, you get a high-end gaming PC that deserves its name. In addition to an Intel i9 processor, a lightning-fast Geforce RTX 3070, 32 gigabytes of RAM and a total of four terabytes of hard disk space, you are also equipped for the next few years when it comes to gaming and you can even play future games in high resolution smoothly.
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