Acer Predator 15 Gaming Laptop, 15.6” Full HD, Core i7, NVIDIA

Description

Intel Core i7-6700HQ Processor 2.6GHz (Up to 3.5GHz), 15.6", 1920 x 1080, 32 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD, 1 TB HDD, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M with 8GB GDDR5 VRAM, Windows 10, 7 hours battery life, 7.94 lbs.
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Gaming Performance

Price from $1744.96 (for a new one, see 1 offer below) Black Friday Deals

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:87
GPU Benchmark:86
Popularity score:86

Verdict

  • Very fast processor suitable for the most demanding tasks.
  • High-End graphics card, suitable for the latest 3D games at high settings.
  • Good value for the money (but even better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:83/ 100

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Product nameAcer Predator 15 Gaming Laptop, 15.6” Full HD, Core i7, NVIDIAAcer15 Predator Helios Acer Predator Helios 15.6" Full HD Laptop | 12GB DDR4 512GB SolidPC Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming Series Edition 7577 15.6-Inch Full HD2017 Lenovo ThinkPad X1 CarbonComputer Upgrade King CUK MSI PE62VR Gaming Laptop
CPU Benchmark87better90better90worse78better90
GPU Benchmark86better89better89worse51better89
Value for Money78worse58worse63worse54better82
Popularity86worse54worse82worse73better90
Rating
Shopineer score83worse66worse77worse67better87
Price$1744.96better$1579.99worse$1909.00$1744.96better$1599.00
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
$2052.00$1545.00$1969.00$1637.00$1947.00
Operating SystemWindows 10Windows 10Windows 10 HomeWindows 10 ProWindows 10 Home
BrandAcerAcer15 Predator HeliosPCLenovoComputer Upgrade King
Screen15.6"15.6"15.6"14"15.6"
Display Type
Resolution1920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 1080
LCD FeaturesIPSIPSIPSIPSIPS
Touchscreen
ProcessorIntel Core i7-6700HQ Processor 2.6GHz (Up to 3.5GHz)better7th Generation Intel Core i7-7700HQ Processor (Up to 3.8GHz)betterPowerful 7th-generation Intel Quad-Core i7-7700HQ 2.50 GHz with worseIntel Core i5-7300U Processor (3M CachebetterProcessor: Intel Core i7-7700HQ Quad Core Processor (6MB Cache
Cores444worse24
Base Frequency
Boost Frequency
Memory32 GBworse12 GB32 GBworse16 GB32 GB
Max Memory Supported
Memory Speed
HDD1 TB1 TB1 TB1 TB
HDD RPM
SSD512 GB512 GB512 GB512 GB512 GB
Optical Drive
Webcam
Battery
Battery Life7 hours7 hours
Graphics Type
Graphics CardNVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M with 8GB GDDR5 VRAMbetterNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 with 6 GB of dedicated GDDR5 VRAMbetterNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 with 6GB GDDR5worsebetterGraphics Card: NVIDIA Geforce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5
Video Memory
Communication
WLAN
Color
Weight7.94 lbs.better6 lbs.better5.9 lbs.better2.49 lbs.better5.29 lbs.

Estimated Gaming Performance (FPS)

Here is the estimated gaming performance based on similar computers with the same graphics card. It is indicated as FPS (frames per second). Above 40 FPS is considered to be fluent gameplay (marked in green).
Game Low Medium High Ultra
Alan Wake16713766
Anno 1404662179
Anno 2070290146158114
Anno 22051311266323
Ark Survival Evolved87392713
ArmA 2195
Ashes of the Singularity675348
Assassin's Creed Syndicate75725724
Assassin's Creed Unity77634231
Assassin´s Creed III11011555
Battlefield 11381247770
Battlefield 318215114362
Battlefield 419619415672
Battlefield Hardline17116210169
BioShock Infinite20919117890
Borderlands 2166113116111
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare79743206
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare1221198271
Civilization 513250
Civilization VI77635648
Company of Heroes 260615838
Crysis - CPU Benchmark85938922946
Crysis - GPU Benchmark15087823151
Crysis 21965713179
Crysis 31381199543
Crysis Warhead80
Darksiders II294174
Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising18801171918547
Dead Space 3371351313194
Deus Ex Human Revolution746320157
Deus Ex Mankind Divided96744123
Diablo III352318307184
Dirt 3214208174163
Dirt 42121247149
Dirt Rally39714912175
Dirt Showdown109103111100
Dishonored 274684641
Dishonored131131131129
Doom 36627
Doom1221015756
Dota 2 Reborn143118113137
Dota 2119116110
Evolve1241147768
F.E.A.R. 2499815561239
F1 201132442856587175
F1 2012197146134117
F1 201313312912495
F1 2014119118118110
F1 20171731078654
FIFA 16302254195
FIFA 17184176165165
Fallout 41311257257
Far Cry 2993071321
Far Cry 31201099052
Far Cry 41111047362
Far Cry Primal98716346
Farming Simulator 17183163143113
Fifa 114272760
Fifa 1234521991739514
Fifa 13486438404411
Fifa 14560413384334
Fifa 15293245232
For Honor202858059
GRID 2179146135108
GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto30555
GTA V1351158436
Ghost Recon Wildlands108575028
Guild Wars 21276959
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark399
Hitman 201666624240
Just Cause 2114
Just Cause 31061006960
Left 4 Dead37386
Mad Max20510898
Mafia 2150142157147
Mafia 3755729
Mass Effect 3607760
Mass Effect Andromeda82674039
Max Payne 3971019062
Metal Gear Solid V60605760
Metro 203314716517367
Mirror's Edge Catalyst1251126154
Need for Speed 201697937252
Need for Speed Shift6773177279
No Man's Sky99754826
Overwatch23121714086
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds99645135
Prey1401149687
Quake 462
Rainbow Six Siege23218611193
Resident Evil 52862247123
Resident Evil 71971088172
Rise of the Tomb Raider140935849
Risen642190174150
Rocket League249218145
Saints Row IV96887765
SimCity20011110655
Sims 3864527621256
Sims 4187138109104
Sleeping Dogs19617514958
Star Wars Battlefront1821608875
StarCraft 251210812686
Supreme Commander - FA Bench75413953947
Team Fortress 211091117116
The Crew60606060
The Division1421075542
The Elder Scrolls Online97948454
The Evil Within888773
The Secret World7521092824
The Witcher 31721026133
Thief102959362
Titanfall 21441337366
Titanfall60606060
Tomb Raider417363247105
Torchlight 2161172146
Trackmania Nations Forever68123499
Watch Dogs 287784630
Watch Dogs99856146
World in Conflict - Benchmark3071899196
World of Tanks v8166928784
World of Warcraft69849125789
World of Warships198168146134
X-Plane 10.25120593327
XCOM 288614723