• CPU: Intel Core i9-9980HK
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 (Laptop)
  • Display: 17.3”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS + G-Sync
  • Storage: 512GB SSD + 2000GB HDD
  • RAM: 32GB DDR4, 2666 MHz
  • Weight: 4.50 kg (9.9 lbs)

Pros

  • Desktop-like performance
  • 144Hz IPS panel option (AUO B173HAN03.1 (AUO319D))
  • Comfortable keyboard - both for typing and for gaming
  • Doesn't use PWM to adjust screen brightness (AUO B173HAN03.1 (AUO319D))
  • Very efficient cooling
  • Overclockable hardware
  • Supports RAID 0 and Thunderbolt

Cons

  • Very loud in OC Mode
  • No SD card reader
  • Mediocre battery life

Acer Predator Helios 700 - Specs

CPU Performance #4
  • Intel Core i9-9880H
  • Intel Core i9-9900K 0.4%
  • Intel Core i9-9980HK
  • Intel Core i7-9750H 0.4%
  • Intel Core i9-8950HK 0.4%
GPU Performance #7
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (8GB GDDR5X) 5.5%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 (Laptop) 14.2%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 (Laptop)
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q 1.4%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q (8GB GDDR5X) 3%
Display
17.3”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS + G-Sync
panel 1
AUO B173HAN03.1 (AUO319D)
Color accuracy 4.2 -> 1.9
HDD/SSD
512GB SSD PCIe NVMe + 2TB HDD
M.2 Slot
2x M.2 PCIe x4 NVMe slots, with RAID 0 support
RAM
32GB DDR4, 2666 MHz
OS
Windows 10 Home
Dimensions
430 x 299 x 41.7 mm (16.93" x 11.77" x 1.64")
Weight
4.50 kg (9.9 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2), Thunderbolt 3, DisplayPort, HDMI
  • 1x USB Type-C
  • 2x USB Type-A 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2)
  • 1x USB Type-A 2.0
  • HDMI 2.0
  • Ethernet LAN Gigabit LAN (Killer E3000)
  • Wi-Fi Gigabit Wi-Fi (Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX 1650)
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Audio jack 2x audio jacks
Features
  • Web camera
  • Backlit keyboard Per-key RGB Lighting
  • Microphone Digital-array microphones
  • Speakers 5x speakers + subwoofer
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

 

DISPLAY: 17.3-inch, 1920x1080, IPS + G-Sync

Name AUO B173HAN03.1 (AUO319D)
Diagonal 17.3"
Pixel density 127.34 ppi
Brightness 304 cd/m2
sRGB 93%
PWM frequency No PWM (Flicker-Free)
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920x1080
Becomes "Retina" from 27 inches (69 cm)
Contrast 1130:1
dE Color Checker 4.2 1.9
PWM Rating 10.0: (safe)
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Acer Predator Helios 700 in-depth review

Every now and then we lay our hands on a special device in our office. Between the ultrabooks, the thin and light gaming laptops and the 2-in-1s we are able to enjoy a great amount of sheer power. It was about that time, last year, we got the Acer Predator Helios 500. It was (and still is) a monstrous piece of machinery. Equipped with a Core i9-8950HK and a GTX 1070 it was one of the best gaming laptops we've tested. And now, the time has come for the Acer Predator Helios 700 to be tested. I[...]

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i9-9980HK

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GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 (Laptop)

Some games you can play on this laptop

Rise of the Tomb Raider
quality
average
112 fps
100 fps
79 fps
56 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Far Cry 5
quality
average
83 fps
81 fps
78 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
GTA V
quality
average
122 fps
99 fps
68 fps
56 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Wildlands
quality
average
80 fps
75 fps
67 fps
54 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
144+ fps
144 fps
124 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
DOTA 2
quality
average
144+ fps
138 fps
128 fps
111 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)
World of Tanks
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
134 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)
Overwatch
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Fortnite
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
PUBG
quality
average
111 fps
103 fps
91 fps
82 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
AC: Odyssey
quality
average
63 fps
58 fps
53 fps
45 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Shadow of the Tomb Raider
quality
average
84 fps
76 fps
74 fps
62 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)

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