Acer Predator Helios 500 PH517-61-R0GX

Acer Predator Helios 500 PH517-61-R0GX NH.Q3GAA.001


AMD Ryzen 7 2700 3.20 GHz, 17.3", 1920 x 1080, 16 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD, AMD Radeon RX Vega 56, Windows 10 Home 64-Bit, 1.5 hours battery life, 9.37 lbs.
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Price from $1649.00 (for a new one, see 2 offers below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:84
GPU Benchmark:92
User ratings:77
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:80/ 100

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CPU Benchmark84better87worse78worse70worse78
GPU Benchmark92worse89better93worse61worse86
Value for Money80worse47better97
Shopineer score80worse67worse79worse64better86
Operating SystemWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64Windows 10 Professional 64BitWindows 10 Home 64-Bit
BrandAcerComputer Upgrade KingHPHPAcer
Display TypeFull HDHD+Full HD
Resolution1920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 1080worse1600 x 9001920 x 1080
LCD FeaturesIPS Display, FreeSync, 144 Hz Refresh Rate, 72% NTSCLED-backlit HD+ SVA anti-glareIn-plane Switching (IPS) Technology
ProcessorAMD Ryzen 7 2700 3.20 GHzbetterProcessor: AMD Ryzen 7 4800H 8 Core Processor (8MB CacheworseIntel Core i7 8750H(2.2 GHz, up to 4.1 GHz, 9 MB cache, 6 cores)worseIntel Quad-Core i7-8550UworseIntel Core i7-8750H 2.20 GHz
Base Frequency3.2 GHzworse1.8 GHzworse2.2 GHz
Boost Frequency4 GHz4.1 GHz
Memory16 GBbetter64 GBbetter32 GBbetter32 GB16 GB
Max Memory Supported64 GBworse32 GB
Memory SpeedDDR4 2666worseDDR4 2400worseDDR4 2400
SSD256 GBbetter2 TBbetter1 TB256 GB
Optical Drive
WebcamHD Webcam (1280 x 720) supporting Super High Dynamic Range (SHDR720p HD WebcamHD Webcam (1280 x 720) supporting High Dynamic Range (HDR)
Battery4-cell Li-ion Battery (4810 mAh)HP 3-Cell 48 WHr Battery4-cell Li-Ion (3220 mAh) Battery
Battery Life1.5 hours14.25 hours6 hours
Graphics TypeDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated Card
Graphics CardAMD Radeon RX Vega 56worseGraphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB GDDR6betterNVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (6 GB GDDR5 dedicated)worseNVIDIA GeForce 930MXworseGeForce GTX 1060
Video Memory8 GBworse2 GBworse6 GB
CommunicationGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLANKiller DoubleShot Pro Wireless-AC 1550 802.11ac WiFi featuring 2802.11ac Wireless LAN802.11ac Wi-Fi featuring 2x2 MU-MIMO technology (Dual-Band 2.4 G
ColorBlackSilverObsidian Black
Weight9.37 lbs.better5.5 lbs.better6.7 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: Isolation288280239202
Anno 180098977742
Anno 220515116911256
Apex Legends141143137116
Ark Survival Evolved125916848
Ashes of the Singularity877778
Assassin's Creed Syndicate1051118959
Assassin's Creed Unity70765440
Assassinīs Creed Odyssey97807460
Assassinīs Creed Origins93686361
Battlefield 1188172148135
Battlefield 333724523277
Battlefield 4192196197172
Battlefield V166135121116
BioShock Infinite313277263173
Borderlands 2141105124134
Borderlands 31381138568
Call of Duty Black Ops 4214159152133
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare120120126121
Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2019195139124105
Call of Duty WWII229198155132
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare21116913984
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2232279247167
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3145140114131
Civilization VI103826879
Company of Heroes 273626560
Counter-Strike: GO218239236329
Crysis - GPU Benchmark31052
Crysis 315314612399
Darksiders III194129116108
Destiny 2147143138130
Deus Ex Human Revolution743393220
Deus Ex Mankind Divided13812810263
Diablo III235213213217
Dirt 4321241180116
Dirt Rally 2.023416914991
Dirt Rally264173147123
Dirt Showdown1309079114
Dishonored 211611510797
Doom Eternal250182160157
Dota 2 Reborn139126122114
Dragon Age: Inquisition215152142121
Escape from Tarkov118122120113
F1 2017226176145108
F1 2018224186147109
F1 2019233194158124
FIFA 18359364329316
FIFA 19290284257254
FIFA 20282280256250
Fallout 4168183134122
Fallout 7657596060
Far Cry 412312611696
Far Cry 51261099590
Far Cry New Dawn114999687
Far Cry Primal12311210192
Farming Simulator 17235209232179
Farming Simulator 19196155131113
Final Fantasy XV Benchmark14610275
For Honor280178144134
Forza Horizon 4174140134113
GRID 201919314512087
GTA V16413912583
Ghost Recon Breakpoint1351039571
Ghost Recon Wildlands1501079159
Hitman 201669676875
Hitman 291888177
Hitman: Absolution100857770
Hunt Showdown224125104
Just Cause 417011810487
Kingdom Come: Deliverance1381169571
League of Legends247227218168
Mafia 3857964
Mass Effect 310556101
Mass Effect Andromeda1471299580
Metro 203314616721283
Metro Exodus136947058
Metro: Last Light143136131130
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor256242143133
Middle-earth: Shadow of War14714311896
Mirror's Edge Catalyst188144126118
Monster Hunter World1271129786
Need for Speed Heat1121049685
Need for Speed Payback141136133125
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds170152148121
Rage 2219119101100
Rainbow Six Siege327288236212
Red Dead Redemption 21431006743
Resident Evil 7472361207175
Rise of the Tomb Raider259195142104
Rocket League241250234
Shadow of the Tomb Raider13210810393
Sims 4175165133137
Star Wars Battlefront 2183154137121
Star Wars Battlefront183196182163
Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order11110397
StarCraft 2451188195181
StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm666289236131
Supreme Commander - FA Bench83
Team Fortress 2125120117116
The Crew 260595959
The Division 216812810881
The Division258202126102
The Elder Scrolls Online991008463
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim233212135106
The Evil Within 289687470
The Witcher 329723014279
Titanfall 2138147142137
Tomb Raider471473459250
Total War: Rome II26226217696
Total War: Three Kingdoms2371339369
Trackmania Nations Forever389276141
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus234176145132
Wolfenstein: The New Order60615855
World of Tanks enCore569252180
World of Tanks v81037076101
World of Warcraft30542214598
World of Warships196160139138
X-Plane 10.25114522920
X-Plane 11.111029176
XCOM 2961049254