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Acer Predator 17X Series

Acer Predator 17X GX-792-70DRProcessor: unknown, Intel Core i7 6820HK
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (Laptop), NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop), NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M
Display: 17.3 inch
Weight: 4.2kg, 4.5kg
Price: 2800, 3100, 3400, 4000 euro
Average Score: 80.3% - good
Average of 10 scores (from 15 reviews)
price: 81%, performance: 94%, features: 88%, display: - %
mobility: 80%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

 

Acer Predator 17X GX-791-750T

Specifications

Acer Predator 17X GX-791-750TNotebook: Acer Predator 17X GX-791-750T
Processor: Intel Core i7 6820HK
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels
Weight: 4.2kg
Price: 2800 euro
Links: Acer homepage
 Acer notebook section
 Predator 17X GX-791-750T (Model)

Average Score: 83.33% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 7 reviews)

 

80% This gaming laptop packs attitude and speed
Source: PC World English
Overall, I’m pretty pleased with the Predator 17X. It hangs right with the competition in performance and its easy-peasy 4GHz overclock ramps up performance nicely. Its fan acoustics are downright impressive, too. At stock speeds, this laptop doesn’t get annoyingly loud, and only with the CPU and GPU overclocked do the fans become noticeable. I can’t say the same for the Predator 17, which was loud under most loads.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/12/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Acer Predator 17X
Source: Digital Trends English
The Acer Predator 17, when we reviewed it last year, won our editor’s choice award. It remains our favorite gaming laptop. The Acer Predator 17 X harnesses many of the same advantages. It’s attractive, well-built, enjoyable to use on a day-to-day basis, and more portable than you’d expect, given the hardware.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/12/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
Acer Predator 17X (GX-791) review – desktop-like experience on a whole new level
Source: Laptop Media English
However, the Predator 17X offers a desktop-like gaming experience, which other competing notebooks rarely do. It packs an outstanding cooling system that supports the Core i7-6820HK and GTX 980 while utilizing their full potential via overclocking. Unfortunately, there’s one downside in all of this and it can be considered as a big one for some users. The Predator 17X doesn’t have an iGPU (no Intel HD Graphics 530 inside the Core i7-6820HK) so this can mean only one thing – reduced battery life. If you recall, the standard version of the Predator 17 offered more than satisfying battery runtimes with the same 88.8Wh unit.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/09/2016
Desktop-like experience on a whole new level
Source: Laptop Media English
The Predator 17X is a much better version of the standard Predator 17 configuration in every way possible. But this, of course, comes at a price… a very big one. While the 17X retains that rigid and subjectively good looking chassis, it’s considerably heavier and bulkier. Still, we can’t miss mentioning the updated keyboard and touchpad RGB LED backlight, which is now programmable to better serve your taste.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/06/2016
90% Power-Gaming-Notebook mit Desktop-Grade GTX 980 und 4K Option
Source: Gaming PC Test German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/24/2016
Rating: Total score: 90%
Обзор игрового ноутбука Acer Predator 17X: шах и мат?
Source: 3DNews.ru RU→EN
Positive: Attractive design; excellent speakers; good display. Negative: Mediocre cooling system.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/19/2016
Ревю на Acer Predator 17X (GX-791) – десктопно преживяване в едно изцяло ново измерение
Source: Laptop.bg BU→EN
Positive: Aggressive, stylish and strong chassis; ergonomics is preserved; wide range of connectivity; excellent IPS display. Negative: Bulky and heavy; mediocre battery.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/27/2016

 

Acer Predator 17X GX-791-78ZP

Specifications

Acer Predator 17X GX-791-78ZPNotebook: Acer Predator 17X GX-791-78ZP
Processor: Intel Core i7 6820HK
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop)
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels
Weight: 4.2kg
Price: 3400 euro
Links: Acer homepage
 Acer notebook section

Average Score: 86% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

86% Acer Predator 17 X GX-791-78ZP
Source: 15 Zoll Notebooks Test German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/20/2016
Rating: Total score: 86% price: 84% performance: 92% features: 86% mobility: 83%

 

Acer Predator 17X GX-791-74YL

Specifications

Acer Predator 17X GX-791-74YLNotebook: Acer Predator 17X GX-791-74YL
Processor: Intel Core i7 6820HK
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop)
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 3840x2160 pixels
Weight: 4.2kg
Links: Acer homepage
 Acer notebook section

Average Score: 84% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)

 

80% Acer Predator 17 X Review: 4K for Gamers
Source: Notebookreview.com English
Overall the Acer Predator 17 X is an impressive gaming rig that has plenty to offer people interested in VR games. Sure, this isn’t a budget gaming PC, but there are many notebooks in the same $2,500-$3,000 price range that can’t power the HTC Vive or Oculus Rift. If you’re serious about using a notebook with a VR headset then this is one of the most affordable VR-ready gaming notebooks you’ll find this holiday season.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/29/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
87% Acer Predator 17 X GX-791-74YL
Source: 15 Zoll Notebooks Test German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/11/2016
Rating: Total score: 87% price: 85% performance: 95% features: 88% mobility: 81%
85% Recensione Acer Predator 17X
Source: Smart World Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/30/2016
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 70% features: 90%

 

Acer Predator 17X GX-791-758V

Specifications

Acer Predator 17X GX-791-758VNotebook: Acer Predator 17X GX-791-758V
Processor: Intel Core i7 6820HK
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop)
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 3840x2160 pixels
Weight: 4.2kg
Price: 3100 euro
Links: Acer homepage
 Acer notebook section

Average Score: 65% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

60% Acer Predator 17 X (GTX 980) Review
Source: Computer Shopper English
After fully recharging the laptop, we set up the machine in power-save mode (as opposed to balanced or high-performance mode) and make a few other battery-conserving tweaks in preparation for our unplugged video rundown test. In this test, we loop a video—a locally stored MP4 file containing the full The Lord of the Rings trilogy—with screen brightness set at 50 percent and volume at 100 percent until the system conks out.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/02/2016
Rating: Total score: 60%
70% Acer Predator 17 X (GX-791-758V)
Source: PC Mag English
While the Acer Predator 17 X isn't the best gaming laptop out there, it does what it was meant to do—play games—pretty well. And if visuals are your thing, it's hard to beat a 17-inch 4K screen. That being said, it's somewhat prohibitively priced, as it doesn't use the most current graphics card or deliver unmatched performance. With the 17 X, you still get desktop-level graphics on high settings at 1,980-by-1,080 resolution, and the laptop is VR ready.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/29/2016
Rating: Total score: 70%

 

Acer Predator 17X GX-792-70DR

Specifications

Acer Predator 17X GX-792-70DRNotebook: Acer Predator 17X GX-792-70DR
Processor: unknown
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (Laptop)
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 3840x2160 pixels
Weight: 4.5kg
Price: 4000 euro
Links: Acer homepage
 Acer notebook section

Average Score: 85% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

85% Acer Predator 17 X GX-792-70DR
Source: 15 Zoll Notebooks Test German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/27/2016
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 84% performance: 95% features: 87% mobility: 77%
Acer Predator 17x, a csúcsnotebook
Source: Prohardver.hu HU→EN
Positive: Elegant design; excellent display; good speakers. Negative: Overheats while using.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/16/2017

 

Comment

Acer: The company was founded under the name of Multitech in Taiwan in 1976 and renamed to Acer or Acer Group in 1987. The product range includes, for example, laptops, tablets, smartphones, desktops, monitors and televisions. Gateway Inc. and Packard Bell also belong to the Group and sell their own laptops.

While Acer still had the third largest global market share in the notebook segment in 2008, it ranked 6th in 2016 with a market share of 6% after they had continuously lost market shares.

There are dozens of Acer laptop reviews per month, the ratings are average (as of 2016). Gateway, which has an own laptop line-up, has also belonged to the Acer Group since 2007.


These graphics cards are able to play the latest and most demanding games in high resolutions and full detail settings with enabled Anti-Aliasing.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M:

Fast high-end graphics card based on the Maxwell GM204 chip from the GeForce GTX 900M series.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop): Overclockable laptop graphics card based on the desktop GTX 980. Performance depends on the cooling solution and power supply.NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (Laptop): Pascal based laptop graphics card using GDDR5 graphics memory. Should offer a similar performance to the deskto GTX 1080.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  

6820HK: Skylake-based quad-core processor for notebooks. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 530 GPU and is manufactured in 14 nm. :


» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

4.2 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.

4.5 kg:


80.3%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

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GeForce GTX 950M, Core i7 7500U, 15.6", 2.4 kg
Acer Predator 17 G5-793-7108
GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop), Core i7 6700HQ, 17.3", 4.2 kg
Acer Predator 15 G9-593-70G8
GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop), Core i7 6700HQ, 15.6", 3.4 kg
Acer Aspire VX5-591G-D0DD
HD Graphics 630, Core i7 7700HQ, 15.6", 2.6 kg
Acer Predator 17 G9-793-78AU
GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop), Core i7 6700HQ, 17.3", 4.2 kg
Acer Aspire V Nitro VN7-792G-520R
GeForce GTX 960M, Core i5 6300HQ, 17.3", 3 kg
Acer Aspire VX5-591G-D0DD
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Notebook), Core i7 7700HQ, 15.6", 2.6 kg
Acer Aspire VN7-592G-77BU
GeForce GTX 960M, Core i7 6700HQ, 15.6", 2.3 kg
Acer Predator 17 G9-791-71MG
GeForce GTX 970M, Core i7 6700HQ, 17.3", 3.9 kg
Acer Predator 17 G9-793-79NC
GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop), Core i7 6700HQ, 17.3", 4.2 kg
Acer Aspire VN7-592G-77Q4
GeForce GTX 960M, Core i7 6700HQ, 15.6", 3 kg
Acer Predator 17X GX-791-758V
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop), Core i7 6820HK, 17.3", 4.2 kg

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HD Graphics 505, Pentium N4200, 15.6", 2.4 kg
Acer Spin 7 SP714-51-M339
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HD Graphics (Braswell), Celeron N3150, 11.6", 1.4 kg
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Stefan Hinum, 2016-09-22 (Update: 2016-09-22)