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Purchase warning: Overpriced Aldi gaming laptops from March 31st






Rip off at Aldi: From March 31, 2022 you could buy two gaming laptops for 1499 and 2699 euros – but we strongly advise against buying them.

From March 31, 2022, Aldi will also be offering two gaming laptops in addition to two gaming PCs for 1,299 and 1,999 euros (here is our assessment): Den

Medion Erazer Deputy P25

with AMD Ryzen 7 5800H and Nvidia Geforce RTX 3060 is available online at Aldi Süd & Nord for 1499 euros. And the

Medion Erazer Beast X25

with the combination AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX and Nvidia Geforce RTX 3080 costs 2699 euros online at Aldi Süd & Nord.

Medion Erazer Deputy P25 for 1499 euros

The processor of the Medion Erazer Deputy P25 is the eight-core AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, which can process up to 16 tasks (threads) simultaneously and runs at clock rates of 3.2 to 4.4 GHz. The Nvidia Geforce RTX 3060 graphics card achieves a GPU clock of at least 1702 MHz in boost and uses 6 GB of GDDR6 video memory. The maximum graphics power is 130 watts – the built-in RTX 3060 offers around 10 percent more power than GPUs from the 100 watt class. The duo enables smooth Full HD gaming with a very high level of detail for all games. With activated ray tracing, however, you have to reduce the level of detail in performance-hungry games. Additional hardware features include 16 GB of RAM with 3200 MHz, a very large PCIe SSD with two terabytes, GBit LAN, Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.0.

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The 15.6-inch IPS display has a Full HD resolution and works with a refresh rate of 144 Hz. An HD webcam and a microphone are integrated. The case houses stereo speakers with virtual surround sound via Sound Blaster Cinema 6+. The keyboard can be illuminated with 15 different colors. The four-cell Li-polymer battery delivers 49 Wh. Windows 11 Home is preinstalled. The Aldi laptop has 1 x USB 2.0 Type A, 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type A, 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type A and C, 1 x Mini DisplayPort, 1 x HDMI, 1 x LAN, 1 x Mic-in, 1 x audio combo (mic-in, audio-out) ready.

the

Medion Erazer

Deputy P25

can be ordered online from Aldi Süd & Nord from March 31, 2022, including a 3-year guarantee for EUR 1499 with free shipping.

Assessment:

For 1499 euros you get with the

Medion Erazer

Deputy P25

a well-equipped notebook for Full HD gaming in one

comparatively high price.

For example, the comparable costs


Acer Nitro 5 AN515-45-R3QX

only 1199 euros – but with a smaller SSD (1 instead of 2 TB) and a slower 3060 (boost: 1245 MHz at 100 watts).

Conclusion: The Medion Erazer Deputy P25 is anything but a bargain!

Medion Erazer Beast X25 for 2699 euros

The Medion Erazer Beast X25 uses a 17.3-inch IPS display with WQHD resolution and 165 Hertz refresh rate. The AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX with eight cores and 16 threads and clock rates between 3.3 and 4.6 GHz provides the gaming power. The Nvidia Geforce RTX 3080 graphics card achieves a boost clock of 1605 MHz with a maximum graphics power of 165 watts – the built-in RTX 3080 offers around 15 percent more power than GPUs from the 95 watt class. There is also 32 GB RAM with 3200 MHz and a 2 TB SSD. The hardware allows smooth WQHD gaming with maximum details including activated ray tracing.

Other features include a micro SD card reader, GBit LAN, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.0, an IR webcam and a microphone. The case houses stereo speakers with virtual surround sound via Sound Blaster Cinema 6+. The keyboard is RGB illuminated. The six-cell Li-Polymer battery delivers 91.2 Wh. Windows 11 Home is preinstalled. Ports: 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type A, 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type A, 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type C, 1 x HDMI 2.1, 1 x LAN, 1 x Mic-in, 1 x Audio-out.

the

Medion Erazer Beast X25

can be ordered online from March 31, 2022 online at Aldi Süd & Nord for 2699 euros including a 3-year guarantee with free shipping.

Assessment:

The

Medion Erazer Beast X25

is optimally equipped for WQHD gaming, but with 2699 euros

a much too high price!

Comparable models like this


Acer Nitro 5 AN515-45-R715

for 1887 euros – but with a smaller SSD (1 instead of 2 TB) and a slower 3080 (1425 Mhz Boost at 95 watts) – are significantly cheaper.

Conclusion: hands off the Medion Erazer Beast X25!

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