• CPU: Intel Core i7-11800H
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti (Laptop)
  • Display: 17.3”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS
  • Storage: 1000GB SSD + 1000GB HDD
  • RAM: 32GB DDR4
  • Weight: 2.90 kg (6.4 lbs)

Pros

  • Thunderbolt 4 + HDMI 2.1
  • Decent performance on paper
  • 2x SODIMM, 2x M.2 + 2.5-inch SATA drive slot
  • 96% sRGB coverage and accurate color representation with our Gaming and Web design profile
  • 144Hz display has quick pixel response times

Cons

  • Lacks an SD card reader
  • GPU warms up pretty quickly during gaming
  • No MUX switch
  • Unimpressive battery life

Acer Predator Helios 300 - Specs

CPU Performance #6
  • AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX 2.9%
  • AMD Ryzen 9 5900HS 4.3%
  • Intel Core i7-11800H
  • Intel Core i9-11900H 2.6%
  • AMD Ryzen 7 5800HS 3.2%
  • AMD Ryzen 7 5800U 8.5%
GPU Performance #48
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop, 80W) 39.3%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop, 90W) 41.6%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti (Laptop)
  • NVIDIA Quadro RTX 3000 (6GB GDDR6) 36.1%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop) 37.5%
  • AMD Radeon RX 5600M 35.9%
Display
17.3”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS
panel 1
AUO B173HAN04.0 (AUO409D)
Color accuracy 6.2 -> 2.4
HDD/SSD
1TB SSD + 1TB HDD
M.2 Slot
2x 2280 M.2 NVMe slots See photo
RAM
32GB DDR4
OS
Windows 10 Home
Body Material
Plastic / Polycarbonate, Aluminum
Dimensions
398 x 275.3 x 26.55 mm (15.67" x 10.84" x 1.05")
Weight
2.90 kg (6.4 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 2x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps)
  • HDMI
  • Mini DisplayPort
  • Card Reader
  • Ethernet LAN 10, 100, 1000 Mbit/s
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ax
  • Bluetooth 5.1
  • Audio jack 3.5mm Combo Jack
Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera HD
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone Dual Microphones
  • Speakers 2x Stereo Speakers, Acer TrueHarmony, DTS:X Ultra
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slotKensington Lock

 

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DISPLAY: 17.3-inch, 1920x1080, IPS

Name AUO B173HAN04.0 (AUO409D)
Diagonal 17.3"
Pixel density 127.34 ppi
Brightness 302 cd/m2
sRGB 92%%
PWM frequency No PWM (Flicker-Free)
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920x1080
Becomes "Retina" from 27 inches (69 cm)
Contrast 1000:1
dE Color Checker 6.2 2.4
PWM Rating 10.0: (safe)
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