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, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980, Windows 10 Home, 10.03 lbs.
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Gaming Performance

Price from $2949.77 (see 2 offers below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:94
GPU Benchmark:
Popularity score:95

Verdict

  • Very fast processor suitable for the most demanding tasks.
  • Good value for the money (but even better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:92/ 100

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Faster GPU
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Better Value
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Product nameAcer Predator 17 GX-791-73FHAcer Predator 17 G9-793-78CMAcer Predator 17 G9-791-79Y3MSI GT Series GT72S 6QE-835CA Dominator Pro G
CPU Benchmark94worse90worse9094
GPU Benchmarkbetter94better89better89
Value for Money88worse70worse72better95
Popularity95worse94better96worse94
Rating
Shopineer score92worse83worse85better94
Price$2949.77better$2499.99worse$3199.00better$2830.00
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
$3775.00$2741.00$3572.00$4668.00
Operating SystemWindows 10 HomeWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 HomeWindows 10 Home 64-Bit
BrandAcerAcerAcerMSI
Screen17.3"17.3"17.3"17.3"
Display TypeFull 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 Wide View Angle panel
TouchscreenNoNoNo
ProcessorIntel Core i7-6820HK 2.7 GHzworseIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzworseIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzIntel Core i7-6820HK 2.7 GHz
Cores4444
Base Frequency2.7 GHzworse2.6 GHzworse2.6 GHz2.7 GHz
Boost Frequency3.6 GHz
Memory32 GBworse16 GB32 GBbetter64 GB
Max Memory Supported64 GB64 GB64 GB64 GB
Memory SpeedDDR4 2133DDR4 2133
HDD1 TB1 TB1 TB1 TB
HDD RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM
SSD512 GBworse256 GB512 GBworse256 GB
Optical Drive8X DVD-Super Multi Double-Layer Drive6X Blu-ray DiscBlu-Ray Burner
WebcamHD Webcam (1280 x 720)HD Webcam (1280 x 720)HD Webcam (1280 x 720)FHD type (30 fps @ 1080p)
Battery8-cell Li-ion Battery (6000 mAh)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 CardNVIDIA GeForce GTX 980betterNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070betterGeForce GTX 980MbetterNVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M
Video Memory8 GB8 GBworse4 GB8 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 Wireless-AC 1535 802.11ac WiFi featuring 2x2 MU-MIMO techKiller Wireless-AC 1535 802.11ac WiFi featuring 2x2 MU-MIMO techKiller N1535 Combo (2x2 ac)
ColorBlackBlackBlackBlack
Weight10.03 lbs.better9.26 lbs.better8.71 lbs.better8.4 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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