• CPU: Intel Core i7-8750H
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS
  • Storage: 512GB SSD
  • RAM: 16GB DDR4
  • Weight: 2.09 kg (4.6 lbs)

Pros

  • Thin and light chassis
  • Two M.2 NVMe slots with RAID 0 support
  • 93% sRGB coverage (144 Hz AUO B156HAN08.2)
  • RTX 2080 Max-Q option
  • Mostly aluminum build
  • Customizable RGB lighting
  • Lack of PWM-adjusted brightness (144 Hz AUO B156HAN08.2)

Cons

  • Hard to upgrade
  • Pretty hot externals after a long gaming session
  • Loud noise during gaming

Acer Predator Triton 500 - Specs

CPU Performance #5
  • Intel Core i9-8950HK 5.7%
  • AMD Ryzen 7 1700 7.6%
  • Intel Core i7-8750H
  • Intel Core i7-8850H 0.5%
  • Intel Core i7-8700 5.5%
GPU Performance #12
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q 0.6%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (8GB GDDR5) 6.3%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q (8GB GDDR5) 0.1%
  • NVIDIA Quadro P4000 (8GB GDDR5) 7.8%
Display
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS
panel 1
AUO B156HAN08.2 (AUO82ED)
Color accuracy 4.4 -> 1.7
HDD/SSD
512GB SSD PCIe NVMe
M.2 Slot
2x 2280 NVMe M.2 slot (RAID 0) See photo
RAM
16GB DDR4
OS
Windows 10
Battery
84Wh
Body material
Aluminum
Dimensions
17.8 mm
Weight
2.09 kg (4.6 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 3x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 1x USB Type-C Thunderbolt 3, DisplayPort, HDMI
  • HDMI
  • Ethernet LAN
  • Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth
  • Audio jack 2x audio jacks
Features
  • Web camera
  • Backlit keyboard RGB Keyboard
  • Microphone
  • Speakers
  • Security Lock slot

 

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DISPLAY: 15.6-inch, 1920 x 1080, IPS

Name AUO B156HAN08.2 (AUO82ED)
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 141.21 ppi
Brightness 338 cd/m2
sRGB 96%
PWM frequency No PWM (Flicker-Free)
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Becomes "Retina" from 24 inches (62 cm)
Contrast 1260:1
dE Color Checker 4.4 1.7
PWM Rating 10.0: (safe)
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Health-Guard

The first and most important profile (in our opinion) is the Health-Guard – when being used with our LM Profiles application, Health-Guard eliminates the harmful Pulse-Width Modulation (PWM) and reduces the negative Blue Light which affects our eyes and body. Since it’s custom tailored for every panel, it manages to keep the colors perceptually accurate (they may seem strange at first but after a few minutes our brain will start recognizing them as accurate ones – that’s how Health-Guard differs from alternatives like f.lux).

Now the profile has a higher color temperature which makes is suitable for working through the whole day (not only at night) and simulates paper so the pressure on the eyes is greatly reduced.

Pro Tip: As the Health-Guard profile simulates paper and has as accurate as possible colors, it could be a great tool for prepress designers!

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The second profile type is Design and Gaming – it combines our previous “Web Design” and “Gaming and Movie Nights” profiles in one, so it’s aimed at designers who work with colors professionally, and for games and movies as well (or maybe you’re a designer who likes to relax with some games or movies from time to time?).

“Design and Gaming” takes display panels to their limits, making them as accurate as possible in the sRGB IEC61966-2-1 standard for Web and HDTV, at white point D65.

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Just as our previous Gaming profile, this one also regulates the first steps out of black so you can have even faster reflexes when playing in dark virtual environments…or just see everything in the darkest scenes in movies.

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Office Work

The third profile is Office Work and it should be used mostly by users who spend most of the time looking at pieces of text, tables or just surfing.

Office Work aims to deliver better distinctness and clarity by keeping a flat gamma curve (2.20), native color temperature and perceptually accurate colors.

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Office Work

Office Work should be used mostly by users who spend most of the time looking at pieces of text, tables or just surfing. This profile aims to deliver better distinctness and clarity by keeping a flat gamma curve (2.20), native color temperature and perceptually accurate colors.

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Design and Gaming

This profile is aimed at designers who work with colors professionally, and for games and movies as well. Design and Gaming takes display panels to their limits, making them as accurate as possible in the sRGB IEC61966-2-1 standard for Web and HDTV, at white point D65.

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Health-Guard - screen profile

Health-Guard

THealth-Guard eliminates the harmful Pulse-Width Modulation (PWM) and reduces the negative Blue Light which affects our eyes and body. Since it’s custom tailored for every panel, it manages to keep the colors perceptually accurate. Health-Guard simulates paper so the pressure on the eyes is greatly reduced.

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Acer Predator Triton 500 in-depth review

RTX 2080 Max-Q? - Check! Six core Intel CPU? - Check! Barely 18 mm thick and a little over 2 kilos in weight? - Check! This is the new Triton 500 laptop from Acer. You get monster hardware in the form of a thin and light chassis. In fact, the Triton 500's form factor is one of the smallest you can find in the 15-inch market. The chances are that you are probably more familiar with MSI's famous GS65 Stealth or ASUS's Zephyrus laptop, than the contender we have on the doctor's table today. [...]

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-8750H

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GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop)

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15700.00+1.6%
performance
Results are for the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
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performance
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