• CPU: Intel Core i7-11800H
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 (Laptop, 100W)
  • 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 #24
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 (Laptop, 95W) 5.2%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 (Laptop) 11.4%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 (Laptop, 100W)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (8GB GDDR5X) 2.7%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 (Laptop, 110W) 0.8%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 (Laptop, 95W) 1%
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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CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-11800H

GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 (Laptop, 100W)

Some games you can play on this laptop

Apex Legends
MIN
MED
MAX
 
Bench
298
fps
238
fps
169
fps
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
FIFA 21
LOW
 
 
Bench
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
GTA V
181
fps
151
fps
93
fps
65
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Minecraft
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Bench
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ARK: Survival Evolved
LOW
MED
Bench
172
fps
110
fps
88
fps
53
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Red Dead Redemption 2
MIN
MED
Bench
122
fps
86
fps
50
fps
25
fps
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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
150
fps
143
fps
103
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Cyberpunk 2077
LOW
MED
Bench
120
fps
99
fps
78
fps
64
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Assassin's Creed Valhalla
LOW
MED
Bench
114
fps
97
fps
81
fps
61
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
PES 2021
LOW
 
 
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CS:GO
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MED
MAX
 
Bench
462
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433
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364
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
World of Tanks
MIN
MED
 
Bench
684
fps
335
fps
187
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Battlefield 5
LOW
MED
Bench
188
fps
161
fps
150
fps
140
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
The Witcher 3
LOW
MED
Bench
242
fps
187
fps
159
fps
106
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Total War: THREE KINGDOMS
LOW
MED
Bench
240
fps
142
fps
95
fps
72
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
DOTA 2
LOW
MAX
Bench
211
fps
178
fps
179
fps
153
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
DOOM Eternal
LOW
MED
 
Bench
179
fps
178
fps
163
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
League of Legends
MED
MAX
 
Bench
455
fps
361
fps
325
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
PUBG
222
fps
205
fps
188
fps
162
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Assassin's Creed Odyssey
LOW
MED
Bench
114
fps
100
fps
89
fps
70
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Borderlands 3
120
fps
105
fps
89
fps
71
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Metro Exodus
LOW
 
Bench
139
fps
74
fps
35
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Team Fortress 2
LOW
MAX
 
 
Bench
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Rocket League
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Overwatch
 
Bench
291
fps
256
fps
201
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Warframe
LOW
 
 
Bench
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Six Siege
337
fps
278
fps
274
fps
276
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Resident Evil 2
237
fps
204
fps
181
fps
155
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Need For Speed Heat
LOW
 
Bench
105
fps
92
fps
84
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
PES 2020
LOW
 
 
Bench
295
fps
204
fps
 
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Halo: Reach
 
Bench
283
fps
247
fps
210
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Gears 5
LOW
MED
Bench
173
fps
129
fps
117
fps
94
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Shadow of the Tomb Raider
126
fps
108
fps
105
fps
77
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
For Honor
MED
 
Bench
188
fps
180
fps
142
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Darksiders Genesis
LOW
MED
Bench
170
fps
150
fps
142
fps
119
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Wildlands
122
fps
113
fps
98
fps
62
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Far Cry New Dawn
LOW
 
Bench
119
fps
104
fps
94
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Hearthstone
LOW
MED
 
Bench
515
fps
472
fps
60
fps
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
DOOM
LOW
MED
 
Bench
200
fps
200
fps
200
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)

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