Acer Predator Helios 300 PH315-51-78TP


Acer Predator Helios 300 PH315-51-78TP
Acer Predator Helios 300 PH315-51-78TP (Predator Helios Series)
32768 MB 
15.6 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 141 PPI, IPS, glossy: yes
,  GB 
, 512 GB SSD + 2 TB HDD
2 USB 2.0, 2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 HDMI, Card Reader: undefined
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.0
height x width x depth (in mm): 26.7 x 390 x 266 ( = 1.05 x 15.35 x 10.47 in)
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Additional features
Keyboard Light: yes
2.7 kg ( = 95.24 oz / 5.95 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)



Average Score: 85% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 4 reviews)

Reviews for the Acer Predator Helios 300 PH315-51-78TP

85% Acer Predator Helios 300 review (PH315-51 2018 model – Core i7-8750H, Nvidia GTX 1060, 144 Hz screen)
Source: Ultrabook Review English
The Helios 300 is Acer's mind-range gaming laptop built on Intel Core H processors and 1060 graphics and overall one of the best value notebooks in this market. The excellent pricing and solid performance are its main selling points, alongside a nice keyboard, alright IO and a fairly good screen with 144 Hz refresh rate on the updated 2018 model. There are however still some aspects to improve, like the size of the battery, arguable design decisions and rather lackluster speakers. Read on for more details.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/20/2018
Rating: Total score: 85%

Foreign Reviews

Recenze: Acer Predator Helios 300 (PH315-51) - výkonný notebook herního středu, i7-8750H, GTX 1060
Source: CZ→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; good cooling and silent system. Negative: Mediocre ergonomy.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/28/2018
Acer Predator Helios 300cu i7 8750HQ si GTX 1060
Source: Arena IT →EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; high gaming performance; excellent display; metal case; solid workmanship.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/11/2018
Acer Predator Helios 300 (PH315-51-78TP) review: gaming portabil pe procesor Coffee Lake
Source: →EN
Positive: Decent hardware; good cooling system. Negative: Mediocre design; plastic case.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/27/2018


NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop): The mobile GTX 1060 is based on the GP106 chip and offer 1280 shaders. Compared to the identically named desktop version it features a slightly lower clock rate. Games in Full HD and maximum details should run fluently on the card. 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.  
8750H: On Coffee Lake architecture based processor for big and heavy laptops. Integrates six processor cores clocked at 2.2 - 4.1 GHz (4 GHz with 4 cores, 3.9 GHz with 6 cores) that support HyperThreading. Manufactured in an improved 14nm process (14nm++). » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.

15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
2.7 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.
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Stefan Hinum, 2018-06- 3 (Update: 2018-06- 3)