Medion has announced the Akoya P6888 home entertainment desktop PC that goes on sale at big Tesco stores, and via Tesco Direct, for £599.

Featuring a quad-core Intel processor with an Nvidia GeForce graphics card, 3GB RAM, a 1TB hard drive and a Blu-ray high definition optical drive, Medion describe the machine as "high performance".

Offering Intel's Core 2 Quad Q6660 2.4GHz chip with four execution cores, Medion says the computer can handle processor-intensive tasks whilst the Nvidia GeForce 9300GS PCI-Express graphics card can run 3D games as well as Vista's interactive features.

Other specs include eight-channel surround sound audio, dual TV tuner, an 8-in-1 memory card reader, six USB ports and a remote control.

With a gloss black finish, silver stripe and blue backlit triangular power button, the desktop PC comes bundled with Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium edition, Microsoft Works 9 with Microsoft Office Home and Student 2007 Trial Edition, Nero Burning ROM 8 Essentials and Nero Recode 2 Essentials.