Acer Predator 17 G9-792-79VJ

Acer Predator 17 G9-792-79VJ NX.Q0PAA.002


Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHz, 17.3", 1920 x 1080, 16 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD, 1 TB HDD, GeForce GTX 980M, Windows 10 Home, 7 hours battery life, 9.26 lbs.
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Price from $1699.99 (for a new one, see 2 offers below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:87
GPU Benchmark:86
Popularity score:80


  • 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:79/ 100

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Product nameAcer Predator 17 G9-792-79VJASUS ROG GL702VS-RS71Acer Aspire V 17 Nitro Black Edition, Intel i7, NVIDIA GeForceMSI WE72 7RJ-1082USMSI GE Series GE73 Raider-008
CPU Benchmark87better90better90better90better90
GPU Benchmark86better93better89worse80worse85
Value for Money71worse6671better74
Shopineer score79better857979better81
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
Operating SystemWindows 10 HomeWindows 10 (64bit)Windows 10Windows 10 Pro 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-Bit
Display TypeFull HDFull HDFull HD
Resolution1920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 1080
LCD FeaturesLED-backlit IPS display, 16:9 aspect ratio, Wide viewing angleIPSAnti-Glare Wide View Angle 120 Hz 5 ms 94% NTSC120 Hz 5 ms Wide-view 94% NTSC Color Anti-Glare
ProcessorIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzbetterCore i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz (Turbo up to 3.8GHz)better7th Generation Intel Core i7-7700HQ Processor (Up to 3.8GHz)betterIntel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 GHz
Base Frequency2.6 GHzbetter2.8 GHzbetter2.8 GHzbetter2.8 GHz
Boost Frequency3.8 GHz3.8 GHz
Memory16 GB16 GB16 GB16 GB16 GB
Max Memory Supported64 GBworse32 GBworse32 GB
Memory SpeedDDR4 2400DDR4 2400
SSD512 GB512 GB512 GBbetter1 TB
Optical Drive6X Blu-ray Re-writable DriveNoDVD Super Multi
WebcamHD Webcam (1280 x 720)Yes720p HD Webcam720p HD Webcam
Battery8-cell Li-ion Battery (6000 mAh)76WHrs, 4S1P, 4-cell Li-ion Polymer Battery Pack6 cell (51 Whr)6-cell (51 Whr)
Battery Life7 hours
Graphics TypeDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated Card
Graphics CardGeForce GTX 980MbetterNVIDIA GTX1070 8GB GDDR5betterNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Graphics with 6GB of dedicated GDDR5worseNVIDIA Quadro M2200worseGeForce GTX 1050 Ti
Video Memory8 GB8 GBworse4 GBworse4 GB
CommunicationGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLANKiller Wireless-AC 1535 802.11ac WiFi featuring 2x2 MU-MIMO tech802.11AC 2*2Intel 3168 Sandy Peak 1 (1x1 802.11ac)Killer N1435 Combo (2x2 ac)
ColorBlackAluminum BlackAluminum Black
Weight9.26 lbs.better6.4 lbs.better7.05 lbs.better5.95 lbs.better6.17 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
AssassinĀ“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
Doom 36627
Dota 2 Reborn143118113137
Dota 2119116110
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
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds99645135
Quake 462
Rainbow Six Siege23218611193
Resident Evil 52862247123
Resident Evil 71971088172
Rise of the Tomb Raider140935849
Rocket League249218145
Saints Row IV96887765
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
Titanfall 21441337366
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