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Acer Aspire V17 Nitro VN7-791G-71H2 Black Edition

Specifications

Acer Aspire V17 Nitro VN7-791G-71H2 Black Edition
Acer Aspire V17 Nitro VN7-791G-71H2 Black Edition (Aspire VN7-791G Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
12288 MB 
Display
17.3 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel, glossy: yes
Weight
3 kg ( = 105.82 oz / 6.61 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 90%, features: 90%, display: 90% mobility: 70%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: 85%, emissions: 70%

Reviews for the Acer Aspire V17 Nitro VN7-791G-71H2 Black Edition

80% Acer Aspire V Nitro Black Edition VN7-791G review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
This a great option for those seeking a large, powerful all-rounder of a laptop that can turn its hand to just about anything. Whether it’s gaming for the kids, powering through your work or just sitting back and watching the latest episode of Game of Thrones on a nice big HD screen, it can do the lot. This it backs up with a smart if not altogether premium look and the addition of Intel’s RealSense camera is both a bit of fun and potentially a useful extra when new software and Windows 10 arrives.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/19/2015
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 90% features: 90% display: 90% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 85% emissions: 70%

Foreign Reviews

Обзор игрового ноутбука Acer Aspire V17 Nitro VN7-791G-71H2 Black Edition
Source: 3DNews.ru RU→EN
Positive: Good gaming laptop - primarily in terms of price and quality; good IPS-screen. Negative: Poor touchpad; high price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/11/2015
Ревю на Acer Aspire V17 Nitro Black Edition (VN-791G) с Intel RealSense 3D камера – тънък и мощен геймърски ноутбук
Source: Laptop.bg BU→EN
Positive: Great design and quality workmanship; quality IPS screen with high contrast and brightness; powerful hardware for the price; 3D camera. Negative: Impractical available ports; hot under load.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/12/2015

Comment

Model: The Aspire V17 Nitro by Acer is a gaming laptop in a class of its own. This gaming machine has a 17.3 inch Full HD screen with a resolution of 1920 x 1080. It features an Intel Core i7 quad core processor with a clock rate of up to 3.5 GHz with its Turbo mode, and 12 GB of RAM. As for data storage, there is the hybrid hard drive with a capacity of 1 TB and 8 GB flash memory for the operating system. The operating system used is Windows 8.1 by Microsoft. This notebook is equipped with two USB 3.0, two USB 2.0 ports and an HDMI port.

The key feature that makes this device a gaming laptop is the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M graphic card with 2 GB dedicated DDR5 VRAM. The exterior is from black plastic with a matte finish, which gives the V17 an elegant look. The keyboard has a red backlight, which makes gaming in the dark possible. The 3 cell battery with a capacity of 4605 mAh can last about 4 hours on regular use. The weight of this gaming laptop is only 3 kg and it has a maximum height of 28 mm with the lid closed. Lastly, this notebook has a Blu Ray drive, which makes this gaming notebook a multifunctional device.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M: Upper mid-range graphics card from the GeForce GTX 800M series. With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution. » 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.  
4710HQ: Haswell-based quad-core processor clocked at 2.5 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.5 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4600 GPU and a dual channel DDR3 memory controller.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
17.3":

This large display size is used for laptops which are mainly intended for an use on a desk.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

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

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


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.


80%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum, 2015-02-24 (Update: 2015-02-24)