• CPU: Intel Core i7-7700HQ
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (8GB 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)

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

Acer Predator 17 (G9-793) - Specs

CPU Performance #27
  • Intel Core i7-7820HQ
  • AMD Ryzen 5 3550H
  • Intel Core i7-7700HQ
  • Intel Core i5-7300HQ
  • Intel Core i7-8650U 0.1%
GPU Performance #10
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q (8GB GDDR5X) 2.5%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q 4.1%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (8GB GDDR5)
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop) 4%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q 5.7%
Display
17.3”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
HDD/SSD
256GB SSD RAID 0 (2x 128GB) + 1TB HDD, 7200 rpm
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 PCIe NVMe + 1x 22110 PCIe NVMe
RAM
16GB DDR4, 2400MHz
OS
Windows 10 Home
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
  • Web camera
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone
  • Speakers 4x Speakers + Two Subwoofers
  • Optical drive SuperMulti DVD
  • 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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CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-7700HQ

Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
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GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (8GB GDDR5)

Results are for the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are for the Unigine Heaven 4.0 benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are for the Unigine Superposition benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are for the Unigine Heaven 3.0 benchmark (the higher the score, the better)

Some games you can play on this laptop

Rise of the Tomb Raider
quality
average
144+ fps
124 fps
73 fps
48 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
GTA V
quality
average
144+ fps
115 fps
71 fps
52 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Wildlands
quality
average
95 fps
90 fps
76 fps
50 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
CS:GO
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Far Cry 5
quality
average
95 fps
89 fps
85 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Hearthstone
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
FIFA 19
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Six Siege
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
For Honor
quality
average
141 fps
136 fps
107 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
DOTA 2
quality
average
144+ fps
137 fps
129 fps
110 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
World of Tanks
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
128 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
League of Legends
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Rocket League
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Overwatch
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Fortnite
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
136 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
PUBG
quality
average
144+ fps
127 fps
119 fps
107 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
AC: Odyssey
quality
average
88 fps
79 fps
70 fps
53 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Shadow of the Tomb Raider
quality
average
112 fps
82 fps
78 fps
50 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)

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