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

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


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.
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Gaming Performance

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:90
GPU Benchmark:93
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.
  • Reasonable value for the money (better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:73/ 100

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Product nameAcer Predator Helios 500 Gaming Laptop - PH517-61-R0GXASUS ROG Zephyrus Thin & Light Gaming Laptop, 15.6” Full HD 120Hz,HP ProBook 470 G5Dell Inspiron 7000 4K/UHD Flagship 15.6" Gaming Laptop | Intel Core
CPU Benchmark90worse78worse77worse78
GPU Benchmark93better97worse63worse87
Value for Money54worse33better72
Shopineer score73worse68worse61worse67
Operating SystemWindows 10 HomeWindows 10 Professional 64Bit
Display TypeHD+
Resolution1920 x 1080worse1600 x 900better3840 x 2160
LCD FeaturesLED-backlit HD+ SVA anti-glare
ProcessorAMD Ryzen AMD Ryzen 7 2700worse7th Gen Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz Processor (Turbo up to 3.8GHworseIntel Quad-Core i7-8550UworseIntel Core i7-7700HQ Quad-Core processor
Base Frequency1.8 GHz
Boost Frequency4 GHz
Memory16 GB16 GBbetter32 GBbetter32 GB
Max Memory Supported
Memory SpeedDDR4 2400
SSD256 GBbetter512 GBbetter1 TB
Optical Drive
Webcam720p HD Webcam
BatteryHP 3-Cell 48 WHr Battery
Battery Life2 hours14.25 hours
Graphics TypeDedicated Card
Graphics CardAMD AMD Radeon RX Vega 56betterNext-generation gaming performance with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 worseNVIDIA GeForce 930MXworseNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5 VRAM
Video Memory2 GB
CommunicationGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLAN802.11ac Wireless LAN
Weight8.82 lbs.better4.9 lbs.better5.5 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
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
Dota 2 Reborn142125110109
Dragon Age: Inquisition215157142121
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
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
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds168154143119
Rage 2218115101100
Rainbow Six Siege319277237214
Resident Evil 7472349207172
Rise of the Tomb Raider255189142104
Rocket League241246235
Shadow of the Tomb Raider13010510091
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
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