• CPU: Intel Core i7-7700HQ
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (6GB GDDR5)
  • Display: 17.3”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
  • Storage: 256GB SSD + 1000GB HDD
  • RAM: 16GB DDR4, 2400MHz
  • Weight: 4.20 kg (9.3 lbs)

Acer Predator 17 (G9-793) - Specs

CPU Performance #7
  • Intel Core i7-7820HQ 0.5%
  • Intel Xeon E3-1505M v6 2.7%
  • Intel Core i7-7700HQ
  • Intel Xeon E3-1535M v5 0.1%
  • Intel Core i7-6920HQ 1.1%
GPU Performance #10
  • NVIDIA Quadro P4000 (8GB GDDR5) 0.8%
  • 2x NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M (6GB GDDR5, SLI) 7.8%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (6GB GDDR5)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (8GB GDDR5)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (3GB GDDR5) 0.8%
Display
17.3”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
HDD/SSD
256GB SSD + 1TB HDD, 7200 rpm
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 PCIe NVMe + 1x 22110 PCIe NVMe
RAM
16GB DDR4, 2400MHz
OS
Windows 10 Home Edition
Battery
6000 mAh, 8-cell
Body material
polycarbonate, fiberglass
Dimensions
423 x 322 x 40 mm (16.65" x 12.68" x 1.57")
Weight
4.20 kg (9.3 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 4x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • HDMI
  • Displayport full
  • Card reader SD
  • Ethernet LAN Killer Ethernet E2400 10/100/1000
  • Wi-Fi Killer Wireless-AC 1535 802.11ac 2x2 MU-MIMO (2.4GHz / 5GHz)
  • Bluetooth
  • Audio jack 2x 3.5mm audio jacks
Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone
  • Speakers 4x Speakers + Two Subwoofers
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

DISPLAY: 17.3”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS

Name 17.3”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
Diagonal 17.3"
Pixel density 127.34 ppi
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Becomes "Retina" from 27 inches (69 cm)

 

 

Acer Predator 17 (G9-793) in-depth review

One of the most anticipated notebooks this year are the ones featuring the new Pascal GPU from NVIDIA - the GTX 1070. Shortly after the official release of the first wave of Pascal-powered mobile chips, Acer was one of the first to offer their top-shelf gaming solution - the Predator 17. Moreover, the new Predator 17 features a slightly different aesthetics but keeps true to its roots. Most of the experience with the Predator 17 was largely the same compared to last year's model but this [...]

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Pros

  • Excellent build quality
  • Slightly thinner and lighter than before
  • Comfortable and updated long-travel keyboard
  • Flawless 4K UHD screen suitable for color-sensitive work
  • No PWM across all brightness levels
  • Added native G-Sync support
  • Supports two M.2 PCIe NVMe SSDs
  • Effective cooling system despite the demanding GTX 1070 on board

Cons

  • The charging brick is quite hefty (931 g)
  • One of the M.2 slots supports a hard to find 22110 standard
  • Ports are overcrowded on the right side of the laptop
  • No iGPU (Intel HD Graphics 530)
  • Subpar battery performance

CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-7700HQ

$4584.53+170%
price
8.28+1%
performance
Results are from the Cinebench 11 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
$4584.53+170%
price
738-0.8%
performance
Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)

GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (6GB GDDR5)

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