• CPU: Intel Core i7-9750H
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS
  • Storage: 256GB SSD
  • RAM: 16GB DDR4
  • Weight: 2.30 kg (5.1 lbs)

Pros

  • Adequate price
  • Good keyboard with decent travel, big arrows, and optional RGB backlight
  • Turbo key with incredible cooling and vacuum cleaning capabilities
  • Good build quality
  • 144Hz with fast reaction times and accurate colors (when paired with our Gaming and Web design profile) (BOE NV156FHM-N4K)
  • Doesn't use PWM to adjust screen brightness (BOE NV156FHM-N4K)
  • Good enough battery life
  • Two M.2 NVMe slots with RAID 0 support

Cons

  • No Thunderbolt support
  • Lacks SD card slot

Acer Predator Helios 300 (PH315-52) - Specs

CPU Performance #7
  • AMD Ryzen 7 1700 1.1%
  • Intel Core i7-9700K 2%
  • Intel Core i7-9750H
  • Intel Core i9-8950HK 0.8%
  • Intel Core i7-8750H 6.5%
GPU Performance #13
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q 1.6%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop) 2.8%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop)
  • NVIDIA Quadro RTX 3000 (6GB GDDR6) 1.4%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q 2.5%
Display
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS
panel 1
BOE NV156FHM-N4K (BOE082A)
Color accuracy 4.7 -> 1.4
HDD/SSD
256GB PCIe SSD
M.2 Slot
2x M.2 PCIe x4 NVMe slots with RAID 0 support
RAM
16GB DDR4
OS
Windows 10 Home
Battery
59Wh, 4-cell
Dimensions
361 x 254 x 22.9 mm (14.21" x 10.00" x 0.90")
Weight
2.30 kg (5.1 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-C
  • 2x USB Type-A 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2)
  • 1x USB Type-A 2.0
  • HDMI 2.0
  • Displayport mini
  • Ethernet LAN Gigabit LAN (Killer E2500)
  • Wi-Fi Gigabit Wi-Fi 5 (2×2 MU-MIMO)
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Audio jack 3.5mm audio jack
Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone Digital-array microphones
  • Speakers
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

 

 

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DISPLAY: 15.6-inch, 1920x1080, IPS

Name BOE NV156FHM-N4K (BOE082A)
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 141.21 ppi
Brightness 304 cd/m2
sRGB 94%%
PWM frequency No PWM (Flicker-Free)
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920x1080
Becomes "Retina" from 24 inches (62 cm)
Contrast 1230:1
dE Color Checker 4.7 1.4
PWM Rating 10.0: (safe)
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Acer Predator Helios 300 (PH315-52) in-depth review

Acer Helios 300 has always been one of the favorites in a lot of people's bucket lists when choosing a well-priced gaming laptop. However, it was flawed by different issues with one of the most visible ones being actually the way it looks. Not that it looks bad, but it just looks like an aggressive gaming laptop. Well, this is the first area that Acer has targeted for this year's iteration of the model - the PH315-52. It now looks like a crossbreed between the other Helios laptops and the Tr[...]

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-9750H

Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
$1379.97+10%
price
1415.00+8%
performance
Results are from the Fritz chess benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
$1379.97+10%
price
12664.00-100%
performance
Results are from our Photoshop benchmark test (the lower the score, the better)
$1379.97+10%
price
8.70-5.2%
performance

GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop)

Results are for the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
$4619.00+268%
price
15876.00+4.3%
performance
Results are for the Unigine Heaven 4.0 benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
$4619.00+268%
price
3790.00+2.8%
performance
Results are for the Unigine Superposition benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
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3781.00+19.4%
performance
Results are for the Unigine Heaven 3.0 benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
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4916.00-0.4%
performance

Some games you can play on this laptop

Rise of the Tomb Raider
quality
average
144+ fps
125 fps
66 fps
44 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Far Cry 5
quality
average
101 fps
94 fps
88 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
GTA V
quality
average
144+ fps
127 fps
72 fps
47 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Wildlands
quality
average
86 fps
81 fps
72 fps
47 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Six Siege
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
CS:GO
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ 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)
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)
Fortnite
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
111 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Shadow of the Tomb Raider
quality
average
117 fps
84 fps
79 fps
50 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)

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