Acer Predator Helios 500 Gaming Laptop - PH517-61-R0GX

Acer Predator Helios 500 Gaming Laptop - PH517-61-R0GX

Description

AMD Ryzen AMD Ryzen 7 2700, 17.3", 1920 x 1080, 16 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD, AMD AMD Radeon RX Vega 56, Windows 10 Home, 8.82 lbs.
Compare Specs
Gaming Performance

Price from $1649.00 (for a new one, see 2 offers below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:90
GPU Benchmark:93
Popularity score:80

Verdict

  • Very fast processor suitable for the most demanding tasks.
  • High-End graphics card, suitable for the latest 3D games at high settings.
  • Reasonable value for the money (better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:74/ 100

Compare prices

Disclosure: Shopineer may earn a commission if you purchase a product using one of the links below.

Shop Condition Price Availability Link
NeweggNew$1649.00In stockGo to shop
AcerNew$1999.99In stockGo to shop

Check out these Top Gaming Laptops for more options

Compare specs with similar laptops

current
Acer Predator Helios 500 Gaming Laptop - PH517-61-R0GX
Faster CPU
Faster GPU
Lighter
Aorus 15-W9-RT4BD
Better Value
Product nameAcer Predator Helios 500 Gaming Laptop - PH517-61-R0GXFlagship 2019 Dell Alienware 17 R5 17.3" FHD IPS Gaming Laptop,ASUS ROG Zephyrus Thin & Light Gaming Laptop, 15.6” Full HD 120Hz,Aorus 15-W9-RT4BDDell Inspiron 7000 4K/UHD Flagship 15.6" Gaming Laptop | Intel Core
CPU Benchmark90better91worse78worse86worse78
GPU Benchmark93worse91better97worse91worse87
Value for Money58worse38better71
Popularity80better85worse5680worse49
Ratingbetter79
Shopineer score74better88worse67worse64worse67
Price$1649.00worse$1804.60worse$1649.99$1649.00$1649.00
Operating SystemWindows 10 HomeWindows 10 Home 64-bit
BrandAcerDellASUSAorusDell
Screen17.3"17.3"15.6"15.6"
Display TypeFull HD
Resolution1920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 1080better3840 x 2160
LCD FeaturesIPS144 Hz IPS Anti-Glare
TouchscreenNo
ProcessorAMD Ryzen AMD Ryzen 7 2700betterIntel 6-Core i7-8700H 9MB cache 2.2GHz up to 4.1 GHz with NVIDIAworse7th Gen Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz Processor (Turbo up to 3.8GHworseIntel Core i7-8750H 2.20 GHzworseIntel Core i7-7700HQ Quad-Core processor
Cores8worse6worse4worse6worse4
Base Frequency2.2 GHz
Boost Frequency4.1 GHz
Memory16 GB16 GB16 GB16 GBbetter32 GB
Max Memory Supported32 GB
Memory SpeedDDR4 2666
HDD2 TB2 TB
HDD RPM
SSD256 GB256 GBbetter512 GBbetter512 GB
Optical Drive
WebcamHD Camera
BatteryLi-Polymer 62 Wh
Battery Life2 hours
Graphics TypeDedicated Card
Graphics CardAMD AMD Radeon RX Vega 56worse8GB GeForce GTX 1070 Thunderbolt USB-C Backlit Keyboard BT 5.0 WbetterNext-generation gaming performance with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 worseGeForce RTX 2060worseNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5 VRAM
Video Memory6 GB
CommunicationGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLANKiller Wireless-AC 1550 (802.11ac)
ColorBlack
Weight8.82 lbs.better4.9 lbs.better5.29 lbs.better5.86 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
Alien: Isolation290287243202
Anno 180098937742
Anno 220515116911256
Anthem102969188
Apex Legends142141133116
Ark Survival Evolved125916848
Ashes of the Singularity877777
Assassin's Creed Syndicate1051118959
Assassin's Creed Unity71775541
Assassinīs Creed Odyssey96807759
Assassinīs Creed Origins93686361
Battlefield 1186172149135
Battlefield 340425524077
Battlefield 4193196197173
Battlefield V168136122115
BioShock Infinite292267250167
Borderlands 2147106124136
Call of Duty Black Ops 4214159151135
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare120120126121
Call of Duty WWII228198156131
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare20717314186
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2259283254168
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3145144114131
Civilization VI102806979
Company of Heroes 274626660
Counter-Strike: GO221199198347
Crysis - GPU Benchmark33653
Crysis 315114412299
Darksiders III186125115108
Destiny 2146143138131
Deus Ex Human Revolution760460222
Deus Ex Mankind Divided14013110563
Diablo III238215214209
Dirt 4316239178113
Dirt Rally 2.022716214389
Dirt Rally267173147123
Dirt Showdown1079073113
Dishonored 211611510797
Doom160888180
Dota 2 Reborn142125110109
Dragon Age: Inquisition215157142121
ELEX118123117102
F1 2017226176145109
F1 2018222186149110
F1 2019232196161123
FIFA 18354361329316
FIFA 19281278253253
Fallout 4168183134122
Fallout 7657596060
Far Cry 412312611898
Far Cry 51211059590
Far Cry New Dawn1141009387
Far Cry Primal12311110192
Farming Simulator 17235211233180
Farming Simulator 19181150128113
Final Fantasy XV Benchmark14810474
For Honor275179144133
Fortnite253164147139
Forza Horizon 4170137132111
GTA V15913912580
Ghost Recon Wildlands1411079159
Hitman 201669676875
Hitman 290878177
Hitman: Absolution103847970
Just Cause 417011810387
Kingdom Come: Deliverance1361159371
League of Legends249231228168
Mafia 3857964
Mass Effect 38661118
Mass Effect Andromeda1471299480
Metro 203316516421184
Metro Exodus135926857
Metro: Last Light142134131129
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor257244143133
Middle-earth: Shadow of War14914311595
Mirror's Edge Catalyst188144127118
Monster Hunter World1281129787
Need for Speed Payback141136131126
Overwatch291297279186
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds168154143119
Prey136145146143
Rage 2218115101100
Rainbow Six Siege319277237214
Resident Evil 7472349207172
Rise of the Tomb Raider255189142104
Rocket League241246235
Shadow of the Tomb Raider13010510091
SimCity9319810590
Sims 4179169136137
Star Wars Battlefront 2182154141122
Star Wars Battlefront184196182164
StarCraft 2424187201183
StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm644275231135
Supreme Commander - FA Bench83
Team Fortress 2123121117116
The Crew 259595959
The Division 216812910885
The Division249198128101
The Elder Scrolls Online991008257
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim226226145107
The Evil Within 289687471
The Witcher 329222314278
Thief132134112114
Titanfall 2139149142137
Tomb Raider442416392250
Total War: Rome II26626017695
Total War: Three Kingdoms2361329170
Trackmania Nations Forever46622858
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus234176145132
Wolfenstein: The New Order70775856
World of Tanks enCore475231177
World of Tanks v81008394121
World of Warcraft32139519697
World of Warships196160138141
X-Plane 10.25108522820
X-Plane 11.11948372
XCOM 2951049254