Acer Predator 17 GX-791-73FH

Acer Predator 17 GX-791-73FH NH.Q12AA.001

Description

Intel Core i7-6820HK 2.7 GHz, 17.3", 1920 x 1080, 32 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD, 1 TB HDD, GeForce GTX 980, Windows 10 Home, 3 hours battery life, 10.03 lbs.
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Gaming Performance

Price from $1853.99 (see 2 offers below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:92
GPU Benchmark:
Popularity score:80

Verdict

  • Very fast processor suitable for the most demanding tasks.
  • Good value for the money (but even better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:83/ 100

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Acer Predator 17 GX-791-73FH NH.Q12AA.001
Faster CPU
MSI GT73VR TITAN-427
Faster GPU
Acer Predator 17 G9-793-78CM NH.Q17AA.001
Lighter
Acer Predator 17 G9-791-79Y3 NX.Q02AA.002
Better Value
MSI GT Series GT72VR Dominator-032
Product nameAcer Predator 17 GX-791-73FHMSI GT73VR TITAN-427Acer Predator 17 G9-793-78CMAcer Predator 17 G9-791-79Y3MSI GT Series GT72VR Dominator-032
CPU Benchmark92better97worse89worse89worse89
GPU Benchmarkbetter94better94better88better90
Value for Money78worse74worse70better90
Popularity8080808080
Rating
Shopineer score83better89worse81worse79better87
Price$1853.99worse$2005.60better$1674.74worse$1979.99better$1648.00
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
$2195.00$1906.00$2183.00$2150.00
Operating SystemWindows 10 HomeWindows 10Windows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 HomeWindows 10 Home 64-Bit
BrandAcerMSIAcerAcerMSI
Screen17.3"17.3"17.3"17.3"17.3"
Display TypeFull HDFull HDFull HDFull HD
Resolution1920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 1080
LCD FeaturesLED-backlit IPS display with NVIDIA G-SYNC technology16:9 aspectLED-backlit IPS display with NVIDIA G-Sync technology, Wide viewLED-backlit IPS display, 16:9 aspect ratio, Wide viewing angleAnti-Glare IPS-Level Wide View Angle, G-Sync Supported
TouchscreenNoNoNo
ProcessorIntel Core i7-6820HK 2.7 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-7820HK 2.9 - 3.9GHzworseIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzworseIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzworseIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHz
Cores44444
Base Frequency2.7 GHzbetter2.9 GHzworse2.6 GHzworse2.6 GHzworse2.6 GHz
Boost Frequency3.9 GHz3.5 GHz
Memory32 GBworse16 GBworse16 GB32 GB32 GB
Max Memory Supported64 GB64 GB64 GB64 GB
Memory SpeedDDR4 2133DDR4 2133betterDDR4 2400
HDD1 TB1 TB1 TB1 TB1 TB
HDD RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM
SSD512 GBworse256 GB512 GB512 GB
Optical DriveNone8X DVD-Super Multi Double-Layer Drive6X Blu-ray DiscDVD Super Multi
WebcamHD Webcam (1280 x 720)YesHD Webcam (1280 x 720)HD Webcam (1280 x 720)FHD type (30fps@1080p)
Battery8-cell Li-ion Battery (6000 mAh)8 cell (75Whr)8-cell Li-ion Battery (6000 mAh)8-cell Li-ion Battery (6000 mAh)9 cell (83 Whr)
Battery Life3 hours3 hours5.5 hours
Graphics TypeDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated Card
Graphics CardGeForce GTX 980betterNVIDIA GTX 1070 8G GDDR5betterGeForce GTX 1070betterGeForce GTX 980MbetterGeForce GTX 1060
Video Memory8 GB8 GBworse4 GBworse6 GB
CommunicationGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLANKiller Wireless-AC 1535 802.11ac WiFi featuring 2x2 MU-MIMO techGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLANKiller Double Shot Pro Wireless-AC 1535 802.11ac WiFi featuring Killer N1535 Combo (2x2 ac)Killer Wireless-AC 1535 802.11ac WiFi featuring 2x2 MU-MIMO techKiller Wireless-AC 1535 802.11ac WiFi featuring 2x2 MU-MIMO techKiller N1435 Combo (2x2 ac)
ColorBlackBlackBlackAluminum Black
Weight10.03 lbs.better8.59 lbs.better9.26 lbs.better8.71 lbs.better8.33 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).
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