• CPU: Intel Core i7-7700HQ
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (8GB GDDR5X)
  • Display: 17.3”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS + G-Sync
  • Storage: 256GB SSD + 1000GB HDD
  • RAM: 16GB DDR4
  • Weight: 4.55 kg (10 lbs)

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

Acer Predator 17 X - Specs

CPU Performance #66
  • Intel Core i7-7820HK 3.1%
  • Intel Core i7-7700HQ
  • Intel Core i5-8300H 5.5%
GPU Performance #25
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER Max-Q (90W) 2.8%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 (Laptop) 8.7%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (8GB GDDR5X)
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 (Laptop) 4.7%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q 6.9%
Display
17.3”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS + G-Sync
HDD/SSD
256GB SSD + 1TB HDD
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 PCIe NVMe (M key) + 1x 2280 PCIe NVMe (B key) + 1x 22110 PCIe NVMe (B key)
RAM
16GB DDR4
OS
Windows 10 Home
Battery
6000 mAh, 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 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), Thunderbolt 3, DisplayPort, HDMI
  • 3x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps), Sleep and Charge
  • HDMI
  • DisplayPort
  • 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

 

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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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CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-7700HQ

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