Acer Predator 17 G9-793-78CM

Acer Predator 17 G9-793-78CM NH.Q17AA.001

Description

Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHz, 17.3", 1920 x 1080, 16 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD, 1 TB HDD, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070, Windows 10 Home 64-Bit, 9.26 lbs.
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Gaming Performance

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Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:90
GPU Benchmark:94
Popularity score:95

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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Compare specs with similar laptops

current
Acer Predator 17 G9-793-78CM NH.Q17AA.001
Faster CPU
MSI GT Series GT72 Dominator-019 9S7-178211-019 N82E16834601222
Lighter
GIGABYTE P37Xv5-SL2
Better Value
Acer Predator 17 G9-791-78T4 NH.Q03AA.001 9SIA3FA4814720
Product nameAcer Predator 17 G9-793-78CMMSI GT Series GT72 Dominator-019GIGABYTE P37Xv5-SL2Acer Predator 17 G9-791-78T4
CPU Benchmark90better949090
GPU Benchmark94worse88worse89worse88
Value for Money68worse63worse51better86
Popularity95worse68worse82worse91
Ratingbetter79
Shopineer score83worse73worse72better89
Price$1832.75better$1658.98better$1799.00better$1529.00
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
$1987.00$1702.00$1646.00$1919.00
Operating SystemWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 HomeWindows 10 Home
BrandAcerMSIGIGABYTEAcer
Screen17.3"17.3"17.3"17.3"
Display TypeFull HDFull HDFull HD
Resolution1920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 1080
LCD FeaturesLED-backlit IPS display with NVIDIA G-Sync technology, Wide viewIn-plane Switching (IPS) TechnologyIn-plane Switching (IPS) TechnologyLED-backlit IPS display, 16:9 aspect ratio, Wide viewing angle
TouchscreenNoNoNoNo
ProcessorIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-6820HK 2.7 GHzIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHz
Cores4444
Base Frequency2.6 GHzbetter2.7 GHz2.6 GHz2.6 GHz
Boost Frequency3.6 GHz3.5 GHz
Memory16 GB16 GB16 GB16 GB
Max Memory Supported64 GB64 GBworse32 GB64 GB
Memory SpeedDDR4 2133DDR4 2133DDR4 2133
HDD1 TB1 TB1 TB1 TB
HDD RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM
SSD256 GB256 GB256 GB
Optical Drive8X DVD-Super Multi Double-Layer DriveDVD Super MultiDVD Super Multi8X DVD-Super Multi Double-Layer Drive (M-DISC enabled)
WebcamHD Webcam (1280 x 720)FHD type (30fps@1080p)HD CameraHD Webcam (1280 x 720)
Battery8-cell Li-ion Battery (6000 mAh)9-cell lithium ionLi-Polymer, 11.1V, 75.81Wh8-cell Li-ion Battery (6000 mAh)
Battery Life3 hours5.5 hours
Graphics TypeDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated Card
Graphics CardNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070worseNVIDIA Geforce GTX970MworseNVIDIA Geforce GTX 980MworseGeForce GTX 970M
Video Memory8 GBworse3 GB8 GBworse3 GB
CommunicationGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLANKiller Wireless-AC 1535 802.11ac WiFi featuring 2x2 MU-MIMO techKiller N1535 Combo (2 x 2 ac)802.11ac Wireless LANKiller Wireless-AC 1535 802.11ac WiFi featuring 2x2 MU-MIMO tech
ColorBlackAluminum BlackAluminum BlackBlack
Weight9.26 lbs.better8.4 lbs.better6.17 lbs.better8.71 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 Wake171143113
Anno 14041221248
Anno 2070365230167161
Anno 22051551449145
ArmA 245
Ashes of the Singularity917473
Assassin's Creed Syndicate87877346
Assassin's Creed Unity105967555
AssassinĀ“s Creed III12814591
Battlefield 1181163128118
Battlefield 318619015286
Battlefield 4200200192135
Battlefield Hardline1651657946
BioShock Infinite197179161124
Borderlands 2179137139134
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare1420865272
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare124124122113
Call of Juarez Benchmark396
Civilization 5134120
CoD Modern Warfare 2507451362186
Company of Heroes 285726838
Counter-Strike Source582
Crysis - CPU Benchmark32029745397
Crysis - GPU Benchmark37721342686
Crysis 2244134111136
Crysis 316315012472
Crysis Warhead117
Darksiders II442309
Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising137938583
Dead Space 3715560448297
Deus Ex Human Revolution362432212
Deus Ex Mankind Divided1331217341
Diablo III533463399284
Dirt 3229248192238
Dirt Rally29415511394
Dirt Showdown134103112114
Dishonored 294897865
Dishonored141141143130
Doom 3420
Doom148141127119
Dota 2 Reborn142123125139
Dota 2120120120
Evolve205201152135
F.E.A.R. 290702783392222
F1 201113094122119
F1 2012174163156156
F1 2013142120120100
F1 2014118118118110
FIFA 16328290210
FIFA 17370360309302
Fallout 4162159106101
Far Cry 2771545201
Far Cry 315014312281
Far Cry 4148144125113
Far Cry Primal1151009083
Farming Simulator 17249215198188
Fifa 11703683769257
Fifa 12731588526516
Fifa 13661517622621
Fifa 141253920892747
Fifa 15454335266
GRID 2237172157144
GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto1099185267
GTA V16715312065
Guild Wars 21746964
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark267
Hitman 201682816262
Just Cause 291
Just Cause 315214610096
Left 4 Dead2116196
Mad Max276177166
Mafia 2174167209136
Mafia 3777347
Mass Effect 3619060
Max Payne 3105103109109
Metal Gear Solid V60606057
Metro 2033176165135127
Mirror's Edge Catalyst17613810092
Need for Speed 20161431299685
Need for Speed Shift1023414200170
No Man's Sky12712410950
Overwatch296293243154
Quake 462
Rainbow Six Siege321270192168
Resident Evil 5214131134
Rise of the Tomb Raider18815710490
Risen241511384214
Saints Row IV72969594
SimCity411223171127
Sims 3123304210247
Sims 4188171118112
Sleeping Dogs250241191119
Star Wars Battlefront200197142126
StarCraft 238414813293
Supreme Commander - FA Bench28730632480
The Crew60606060
The Division2171679778
The Elder Scrolls Online1001017743
The Evil Within15713888
The Secret World76796675
The Witcher 320316110055
Thief11711510388
Titanfall 2144144117107
Titanfall60606060
Tomb Raider589570447203
Torchlight 2129161115
Trackmania Nations Forever1228297238
Watch Dogs 21181089061
Watch Dogs106936758
World in Conflict - Benchmark23951117200133
World of Tanks v81509811196
World of Warcraft1494100317098
World of Warships213165151156
X-Plane 10.25123583024
XCOM 286756239