• CPU: Intel Core i9-8950HK
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (8GB GDDR5)
  • Display: 17.3”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS + G-Sync
  • Storage: 1000.00GB SSD
  • RAM: 64GB DDR4
  • Weight: 4.00 kg (8.8 lbs)

Acer Predator Helios 500 - Specs

CPU Performance #2
  • AMD Ryzen 7 1700 2.6%
  • Intel Core i9-8950HK
  • Intel Core i7-8750H 17.3%
  • Intel Core i7-6820HK (@ 4 GHz) 35.5%
  • Intel Core i5-8300H 36.9%
GPU Performance #6
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q (8GB GDDR5X)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (8GB GDDR5X)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (8GB GDDR5)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q (8GB GDDR5)
  • 2x NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M (6GB GDDR5, SLI)
Display
17.3”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS + G-Sync
HDD/SSD
1TB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD
M.2 Slot
2x 2280 PCIe NVMe M.2 slot (RAID 0 support) See photo
RAM
64GB DDR4
OS
Windows 10
Battery
4810 mAh, 4-cell
Body material
Plastic / Polycarbonate, Aluminum
Dimensions
428 x 300 x 38.7 mm (16.85" x 11.81" x 1.52")
Weight
4.00 kg (8.8 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 2x USB Type-C 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2), Thunderbolt 3, DisplayPort, HDMI
  • HDMI
  • VGA
  • Displayport full
  • Ethernet LAN LAN 10/100/1000 Mbps
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2x2)
  • Bluetooth
  • Audio jack 1x 3.5 mm Mic port, 1x 3.5 mm headphone
Features
  • Web camera HD 720p
  • Backlit keyboard RGB Backlighting
  • Microphone Stereo microphones
  • Speakers Stereo speakers + subwoofer
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot
  • AeroBlade 3D cooling

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)

 

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Acer Predator Helios 500 in-depth review

Almost every manufacturer sells gaming laptops. Most of them have a series that is 100% devoted to bringing the ultimate gaming experience to the world of notebooks, although not being very small or lightweight. ASUS has its ROG line up, HP sells Omen devices, Lenovo builds Legion, while a company like Dell owns Alienware. As you know from the title, today we are looking at Acer's iteration of a gaming behemoth - Acer Predator Helios 500. This 17.3-inch monster of a device houses the latest [...]

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Pros

  • The best GTX 1070 notebook out there (at the moment of writing)
  • Maintains super low GPU temperatures at exceptionally high frequencies
  • Super bright panel with a high contrast ratio and very punchy colors (covers 99% of Adobe RGB and 96% of DCI-P3)
  • RGB keyboard backlighting
  • Decent upgrade options
  • PWM-free across all brightness levels
  • NVMe SSD enabled device with RAID 0 support
  • Workstation CPU

Cons

  • Heavy and bulky design
  • Price tag is also heavy
  • Short battery life

CPU Performance: Intel Core i9-8950HK

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1415.00+2.7%
performance
Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
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12664.00-14.4%
performance
Results are from the Fritz chess benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
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8.70+35.9%
performance
Results are from our Photoshop benchmark test (the lower the score, the better)

GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (8GB GDDR5)

Gameplay recordings with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (8GB GDDR5)

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