Acer Predator 17 G9-792-79VJ

Acer Predator 17 G9-792-79VJ NX.Q0PAA.002

Description

Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHz, 17.3", 1920 x 1080, 16 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD, 1 TB HDD, NVIDIA Geforce GTX 980M, Windows 10 Home, 7 hours battery life, 9.26 lbs.
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Gaming Performance

Price from $3099.99 (see 2 offers below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:89
GPU Benchmark:89
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.
  • Poor value for the money (better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:67/ 100

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Acer Predator 17 G9-792-79VJ NX.Q0PAA.002
Faster CPU
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Faster GPU
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Lighter
GIGABYTE P Series P37Xv6-PC4D
Better Value
MSI GT Series GT72VR Dominator-032
Product nameAcer Predator 17 G9-792-79VJMSI GT Series GT73VR TITAN PRO-003MSI GT Series GT72VR Tobii-031GIGABYTE P Series P37Xv6-PC4DMSI GT Series GT72VR Dominator-032
CPU Benchmark89better92898989
GPU Benchmark89better95better94better94better91
Value for Money39better42better48worse37better91
Popularity8080808080
Rating
Shopineer score67better68better70worse66better87
Price$3099.99better$2949.99worse$3399.99better$3049.99better$2149.99
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
$2358.00$2406.00$2978.00$2215.00$2970.00
Operating SystemWindows 10 HomeWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-Bit
BrandAcerMSIMSIGIGABYTEMSI
Screen17.3"17.3"17.3"17.3"17.3"
Display TypeFull HDFull HDFull HDFull HD
Resolution1920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 1080
LCD FeaturesLED-backlit IPS display, 16:9 aspect ratio, Wide viewing angleAnti-Glare Wide View Angle 120 Hz 5 ms 94% NTSCAnti-Glare IPS-Level Wide View Angle, G-Sync SupportedIPS anti-glare display LCDAnti-Glare IPS-Level Wide View Angle, G-Sync Supported
TouchscreenNoNoNoNoNo
ProcessorIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-6820HK 2.7 GHzIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHz
Cores44444
Base Frequency2.6 GHzbetter2.7 GHz2.6 GHz2.6 GHz2.6 GHz
Boost Frequency3.6 GHz3.5 GHz3.5 GHz3.5 GHz
Memory16 GB16 GBbetter32 GB16 GBbetter32 GB
Max Memory Supported64 GB64 GB64 GBworse32 GB64 GB
Memory SpeedDDR4 2400DDR4 2400DDR4 2400DDR4 2400
HDD1 TB1 TB1 TB1 TB1 TB
HDD RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM
SSD512 GBworse128 GB512 GB512 GB512 GB
Optical Drive6X Blu-ray Re-writable DriveDVD Super MultiDVD Super MultiDVD Super Multi
WebcamHD Webcam (1280 x 720)FHD type (60fps@1080p)FHD type (30fps@1080p)HD CameraFHD type (30fps@1080p)
Battery8-cell Li-ion Battery (6000 mAh)8 cell (75 Wh)9 cell (83 Whr)Li-Polymer 11.1V, 75.81Wh9 cell (83 Whr)
Battery Life7 hours
Graphics TypeDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated Card
Graphics CardNVIDIA Geforce GTX 980MbetterGeForce GTX 1080betterGeForce GTX 1070betterGeForce GTX 1070betterGeForce GTX 1060
Video Memory8 GB8 GB8 GB8 GBworse6 GB
CommunicationGigabit LAN and WLANKiller Gaming Network E2400Gigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLANKiller Wireless-AC 1535 802.11ac WiFi featuring 2x2 MU-MIMO techKiller N1535 Combo (2x2 ac)Killer N1435 Combo (2x2 ac)802.11ac Wireless LANKiller N1435 Combo (2x2 ac)
ColorBlackAluminum BlackAluminum BlackAluminum BlackAluminum Black
Weight9.26 lbs.better8.59 lbs.better8.33 lbs.better6.17 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).
Game Low Medium High Ultra
Alan Wake16713767
Anno 1404662179
Anno 2070229148158114
Anno 22051311266323
ArmA 2116
Ashes of the Singularity685446
Assassin's Creed Syndicate75725724
Assassin's Creed Unity77634231
AssassinĀ“s Creed III10711154
Battlefield 11381247770
Battlefield 316314811860
Battlefield 419619415672
Battlefield Hardline17116210169
BioShock Infinite20919117890
Borderlands 2166113116111
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare79743206
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare1221198271
Civilization 519150
Civilization VI77635648
Company of Heroes 260615838
Crysis - CPU Benchmark68440622846
Crysis - GPU Benchmark9107823051
Crysis 21965713180
Crysis 31381199543
Crysis Warhead80
Darksiders II292173
Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising1522947741441
Dead Space 3359338310193
Deus Ex Human Revolution752302156
Deus Ex Mankind Divided96744123
Diablo III352318307184
Dirt 3215207173163
Dirt Rally39714912175
Dirt Showdown10910311199
Dishonored 274684641
Dishonored131131131129
Doom 33854
Doom1221015756
Dota 2 Reborn154143156137
Dota 2119116110
Evolve1241147768
F.E.A.R. 249981556724
F1 201132442856587175
F1 2012196145134116
F1 201313312912495
F1 2014119118118110
FIFA 16302254195
FIFA 17184176165165
Fallout 41311257257
Far Cry 299176767
Far Cry 31201099052
Far Cry 41111047362
Far Cry Primal98716346
Farming Simulator 17183163143113
Fifa 117002760
Fifa 121385799459293
Fifa 13485433400403
Fifa 14560413384334
Fifa 15293245232
For Honor202858059
GRID 2179146135108
GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto30501
GTA V1351158436
Ghost Recon Wildlands108575028
Guild Wars 21276959
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark399
Hitman 201666624240
Just Cause 2114
Just Cause 31061006960
Left 4 Dead37254
Mad Max20510898
Mafia 2150142157147
Mafia 3755729
Mass Effect 3607660
Mass Effect Andromeda82674039
Max Payne 395999062
Metal Gear Solid V60605760
Metro 203318216517367
Mirror's Edge Catalyst1251126154
Need for Speed 201697937252
Need for Speed Shift661722279
No Man's Sky99754826
Overwatch23121714086
Quake 462
Rainbow Six Siege23218611193
Resident Evil 52703244129
Resident Evil 71971088172
Rise of the Tomb Raider140935849
Risen642190174150
Saints Row IV96887765
SimCity19311010555
Sims 3720023131961
Sims 4187138109104
Sleeping Dogs19517514958
Star Wars Battlefront1821608875
StarCraft 250316412686
Supreme Commander - FA Bench115520053947
The Crew60606060
The Division1421075542
The Elder Scrolls Online97948454
The Evil Within888773
The Secret World609883659
The Witcher 31721026133
Thief102959362
Titanfall 21441337366
Titanfall60606060
Tomb Raider417363247105
Torchlight 2178153128
Trackmania Nations Forever67923399
Watch Dogs 287784630
Watch Dogs99856146
World in Conflict - Benchmark2841698995
World of Tanks v8166969485
World of Warcraft49745821789
World of Warships198168146134
X-Plane 10.25120593327
XCOM 288614723