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Acer Predator 17 G9-792-74TT

Specifications

Acer Predator 17 G9-792-74TT
Acer Predator 17 G9-792-74TT (Predator 17 Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
16384 MB 
, DDR4-2133 MHz, dual channel
Display
17.3 inch 16:9, 1920x1080 pixel 127 PPI, IPS, glossy: no
Mainboard
Intel H170 (Skylake PCH-H)
Storage
,  GB 
, 2TB HDD + 256GB SSD (SATA, M.2 2280)
Soundcard
Realtek ALC255 @ Intel Sunrise Point PCH - High Definition Audio Controller
Connections
4 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 USB 3.1 Gen2, 1 Thunderbolt, 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: SD, SDHC, SDXC, Brightness Sensor
Networking
Killer e2400 Gigabit Ethernet Controller (10/100/1000MBit), Killer Wireless-n/a/ac 1535 Wireless Network Adapter (b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.1
Optical drive
DVD +/- RW Double Layer
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 40 x 423 x 322 ( = 1.57 x 16.65 x 12.68 in)
Battery
6000 mAh Lithium-Ion, 8 cells
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: HD
Additional features
Speakers: 4.2 (Dolby Audio), Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, Power adapter: 180 Watt, Scope of Delivery: extra fan, warranty leaflet, setup guide, CyberLink PowerDVD 12, several tools from the manufacturer, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
4.1 kg ( = 144.62 oz / 9.04 pounds), Power Supply: 596 g ( = 21.02 oz / 1.31 pounds)
Price
2100 Euro

 

Average Score: 85% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: 85%, performance: 87%, features: 87%, display: - % mobility: 84%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Acer Predator 17 G9-792-74TT

85% Acer Predator 17 G9-792-74TT
Source: 15 Zoll Notebooks Test German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/29/2016
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 85% performance: 87% features: 87% mobility: 84%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M:

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

These graphics cards are able to play the latest and most demanding games in high resolutions and full detail settings with enabled Anti-Aliasing. » 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.  
6700HQ: Skylake-based quad-core processor for notebooks. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 530 GPU and is manufactured in 14 nm.» 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.
4.1 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.


85%: 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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Stefan Hinum, 2016-09-22 (Update: 2016-09-22)