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Acer Predator 17X GX-791-758V

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Acer Predator 17X GX-791-758V
Acer Predator 17X GX-791-758V (Predator 17X Series)
Memory
32768 MB 
, DDR4 SDRAM
Display
17.3 inch 16:9, 3840 x 2160 pixel 255 PPI, IPS, glossy: no
Storage
,  GB 
, 1 TB HDD + 512 GB SSD
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 combo, Card Reader: 5 in 1
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
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 45 x 423 x 321 ( = 1.77 x 16.65 x 12.64 in)
Battery
6000 mAh Lithium-Ion, 8 cells, Battery runtime (according to manufacturer): 7 h
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: 1.3MP
Additional features
Speakers: 4 Stereo Speakers + Subwoofer, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, Acer Cloud, Acer Backup Manager, Acer ePower Management, Acer Recovery Management, McAfee® Internet Security Suite Trial, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
4.2 kg ( = 148.15 oz / 9.26 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
3100 Euro

 

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

Reviews for the Acer Predator 17X GX-791-758V

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%

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop): Overclockable laptop graphics card based on the desktop GTX 980. Performance depends on the cooling solution and power supply. 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.  
6820HK: 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.
4.2 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.


65%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.
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Stefan Hinum, 2016-10-16 (Update: 2016-10-16)