• CPU: Intel Core i7-7820HK (@ 3.8GHz)
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (8GB GDDR5X)
  • Display: 17.3”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS + G-Sync
  • Storage: 512GB SSD + 1000GB HDD
  • RAM: 32GB DDR4
  • Weight: 4.55 kg (10 lbs)

Acer Predator 17 X (GX-792) (overclocked) - Specs

CPU Performance #2
  • Intel Core i7-6820HK (@ 4 GHz) 2.8%
  • Intel Core i7-7820HK (@ 3.8GHz)
  • Intel Core i7-7920HQ 2%
  • Intel Core i7-7820HK 2%
  • Intel Xeon E3-1505M v6 3.9%
GPU Performance #4
  • 2x NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (8GB GDDR5, SLI) 12.6%
  • 2x NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (8GB GDDR5, SLI) 44.7%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (8GB GDDR5X)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (8GB GDDR5) 12.5%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q (8GB GDDR5X) 12.9%
Display
17.3”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS + G-Sync
HDD/SSD
512GB SSD NVMe + 1TB HDD, 7200 rpm
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 PCIe NVMe (M key) + 1x 2280 PCIe NVMe (B key) + 1x 22110 PCIe NVMe (B key)
RAM
32GB DDR4
OS
Windows 10 Home
Battery
88.8Wh, Li-Ion, 8-cell
Body material
fiberglass, plastic
Dimensions
423 x 322 x 45 mm (16.65" x 12.68" x 1.77")
Weight
4.55 kg (10 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2), Thunderbolt 3, DisplayPort, HDMI
  • 3x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1), Sleep and Charge
  • 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 4.1
  • Audio jack 2x 3.5mm audio jacks
Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera 720p HD Webcam
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone
  • Speakers 4x Stereo Speakers + Subwoofer
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

DISPLAY: 17.3”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS + G-Sync

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 X (GX-792) (overclocked) in-depth review

The updated extreme version of the Predator 17 is finally here! And the changes the GX-792 brings are well worth noting. The overclockable CPU this time is the brand new Intel Core i7-7820HK from the Kaby Lake generation paired with up to 64GB DDR4-2133 (no changes here) and NVIDIA's top-shelf GeForce GTX 1080 GPU. This means considerably more horsepower under the hood and less heat - in theory - from the Pascal-based graphics card. We will make sure to check that out, especially while runni[...]

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Pros

  • Excellent build quality
  • Good customizable RGB LED keyboard and touchpad
  • Supports up to three M.2 PCIe NVMe SSDs (2x 2280 1x 22110)
  • Uncompromising desktop-grade performance and an excellent cooling design to support it
  • Impeccable image quality of the IPS panel + support for G-Sync
  • No PWM across all brightness levels
  • Stays competitive in terms of pricing (might not be true for some regions)

Cons

  • Heavy (4.5 kg) and thick (45 mm) + big charging brick
  • Overcrowded with connectors on the right side
  • No iGPU resulting in poor battery life

CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-7820HK (@ 3.8GHz)

GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (8GB GDDR5X)

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