Black designer gamer laptop, the Medion Erazer Defender P40 MD62522 with 17-inch IPS 2.5K High Definition display with better-than-average sRGB colors that enhances smoothness in games with its high 240Hz frequency supports the latest games with its high-end NVIDIA Ada Lovelace GeForce RTX 4060 ray tracing graphics card. This GPU accelerates multimedia processing as does the Intel Raptor Lake-H Core i7-13700HX hybrid processor and the powerful 16GB of RAM as well as the fast SSD storage with a large capacity of 1TB that enhances responsiveness. Also on the agenda for this versatile Windows 11 laptop designed for gaming and creating is a backlit keyboard and connectivity with Wi-Fi 6E, USB-C and 2 video outputs.
Medion Erazer Defender P40 MD62522 Performance, Battery Life
The Medion Erazer Defender P40 MD62522 can seduce those who intend to acquire a versatile High Definition laptop with gaming performance and creation equipped with recent components.
It has a large 1TB SSD storage capacity that can accommodate multiple files, software and games.
An SSD offers several advantages compared to a simple hard disk: greater resistance to shocks, lower energy consumption, silent operation and greater speed.
In concrete terms, the SSD guarantees a much better fluidity and reactivity in use than a hard disk.
Thanks to the SSD, game/software launches are much faster, as are processing and starting/stopping, and you get to the online game maps faster.
And this is good news, because this creative gamer laptop is able to support the latest games even though the 2.5K screen definition requires more GPU calculations than Full HD, which implies a lower fps number.
Because it is equipped with the high-end NVIDIA Ada Lovelace GeForce RTX 4060 ray tracing dedicated graphics card that will interest gamers. But also the creators since it accelerates the treatments under the software exploiting the multicore, as Premiere/Photoshop or Sony Vegas.
In practice, NVIDIA Optimus technology automatically and in real time calls on the GeForce RTX 4060 only when the much more modest performance of the Intel Iris Xe solution proves insufficient to perform the required tasks.
The Intel Iris Xe is inserted in the processor and is favored by Optimus because its low power consumption promotes autonomy. Of course, whether it’s the GeForce RTX 4060 or the Intel Iris Xe, you can watch photos and videos.
The Iris Xe is housed in the Core i7-13700HX, a hybrid Intel Raptor Lake-H processor that is coupled here with 16GB of RAM to provide an overall power capable of seducing demanding users.
This core, which supports the GeForce RTX 4060 well in games, will interest creative users because it ensures much faster processing than a classic Quad/Hexa/Octo Core and 8/16 GB DDR4, the difference being particularly noticeable in areas that require a lot of CPU and RAM resources using multicore, such as video editing, 3D rendering or photo editing.
Finally, as far as the autonomy of this versatile multimedia-creating gamer laptop is concerned, which can be expected to heat up and make itself heard under heavy loads (e.g. games, processing), expect about 5 hours of battery operation in light use.
To contain temperatures if necessary, you can add a ventilated stand to this mobile computer (remember to check the dimensions!).
Features of the Medion Erazer Defender P40 MD62522
|17.3” QHD 2.5K LED IPS 240Hz 100% sRGB 300cd/m² (2560×1440, anti-glare/matte)
|Intel Core i7-13700HX Raptor Lake-H (16 cores: 8P 2.1 GHz / 8E 1.5 GHz, 55W)
|Installed RAM (max)
|16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR5 4800 MHz (64 GB), 2 slots (occupied)
|NVIDIA Ada Lovelace GeForce RTX 4060 8 GB GDDR6 dedicated, Intel Iris Xe 770 integrated in the processor and Optimus
|1 TB M.2 SSD (NVMe PCIe 4.0 x4, TLC) + 1 free M.2 slot
|1 USB 3.2 (Gen2) + 1 USB 3.2 (Gen1) + 1 USB 2.0 + 1 USB 3.2 Type-C (Gen2), HDMI 2.1 (8K@60Hz, 4K@120Hz), mini-DisplayPort 1.4, card reader
|Wi-Fi 6E ax (2×2, Intel AX211), Bluetooth 5.2 + Gigabit Ethernet
|2 Bang&Olufsen DTS:X Ultra speakers
|Windows 11 64 goals
|Announced autonomy / Battery
|5 hours / Li-Polymer 4 cells 4760mAh 73Whr
|Weight / Dimensions (mm)
|2.78 Kg / 396.9 x 262 x 28.2
The Medion Erazer Defender P40 MD62522 versus the competition
The Medion Erazer Defender P40 MD62522 is now on special offer at Cdiscount and offers an attractive configuration/price ratio for its category where it is one of the only ones to offer such a recent and powerful graphics card and processor with such a large capacity SSD but also a screen with such a high frequency and definition.
If this Medion Erazer Defender P40 MD62522 does not meet all your criteria, you will find on our gamer laptop guide other configurations to play with a similar budget. With the same budget, choose the model with the most powerful graphics card, as it will have the most impact on performance.
Medion Erazer Defender P40 MD62522 chassis, connectors, screen
With its black, angular design and some of the connectivity positioned at the back, this gaming and creative laptop has a relatively discreet gamer look.
It is equipped with good connectivity with its USB-C (but not Thunderbolt, too bad!), its practical HDMI and mini-DisplayPort video outputs to easily connect it to a TV or a monitor for example, its Bluetooth 5. 1 and Wi-Fi 6E ax wireless modules to communicate and connect remotely, its Ethernet and audio ports as well as its 3 USBs, 2 of which are USB 3.0 (USB 2.0 compatible) guaranteeing transfers that are up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 if you connect USB 3.0 peripherals.
The keys of the chiclet keyboard can be backlit, of course, which is useful for better discerning them in the dark.
To seduce gamers, the screen has a frequency of 240Hz much higher than the standard 60Hz which strengthens the fluidity even in games. In addition, the screen will interest fans of High Definition content such as videos because it adopts a 2.5K definition higher than Full HD associated with a 16/9 format. Treated anti-reflection, the screen also offers a better visibility than a glossy slab in bright environments (eg: outdoor) while being more relaxing for the eyes in prolonged use. It also offers large vertical and horizontal viewing angles as well as a more accurate colorimetry than average thanks to its IPS and sRGB characteristics.