• 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 #35
  • Intel Core i7-7820HQ 0.3%
  • Intel Core i5-10210U 3022.5%
  • Intel Core i7-7700HQ
  • Intel Core i5-7300HQ 0.1%
  • Intel Core i7-8650U 0.9%
GPU Performance #10
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q 0.1%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q (8GB GDDR5X) 2.5%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (8GB GDDR5)
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop) 2.8%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop) 6.8%
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)
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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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