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Acer Predator Helios 300 PH315-52-78VL

Specifications

Acer Predator Helios 300 PH315-52-78VL
Acer Predator Helios 300 PH315-52-78VL (Predator Helios 300 PH315 Series)
Processor
Intel Core i7-9750H 6 x 2.6 - 4.5 GHz, Coffee Lake-H
Graphics adapter
Memory
16 GB 
, DDR4
Display
15.60 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 141 PPI, IPS
Storage
256 GB NVMe, 256 GB 
Connections
3 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 HDMI, Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: SD, USB-C
Networking
Killer E2500 Gigabit Ethernet Controller (10/100/1000MBit/s), Killer Wireless-AC 1550 Wireless Network Adapter (a/b/g/h/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/), Bluetooth 5.0
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 22.9 x 363 x 254 ( = 0.9 x 14.29 x 10 in)
Battery
3720 mAh Lithium-Ion, 4-cell
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: HD 720p
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
2.5 kg ( = 88.19 oz / 5.51 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
1100 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 80%, features: - %, display: - % mobility: 60%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Acer Predator Helios 300 PH315-52-78VL

80% Acer Predator Helios 300 review: Excellent gaming performance at the push of a button
Source: CNet English Archive.org version
As mentioned earlier, Acer's usually a good place to start if you're looking to get more for your laptop dollar, whether that's for productivity or for gaming. The Predator Helios 300 is a step up from the company's Nitro 5 line, and it shows in the extras like 144Hz display, overclockable GPU and sturdier feel (though the lid could stand to be stiffer). Even with its few shortcomings, this is still a value-packed gaming laptop, even if it does cross my magic $999 line in the sand.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/14/2020
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 80% mobility: 60% workmanship: 80%
80% Acer Predator Helios 300 (2019)
Source: PC Mag English Archive.org version
Performing like a pricier machine without skimping on build quality or features, Acer's 2019 Predator Helios 300 delivers excellent value. It's our new top pick among entry-level gaming laptops.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/07/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

80% مراجعة لحاسب الألعاب المحمول Acer Predator Helios 300
Source: Unlimited Tech →EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/28/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile: Mid range dedicated graphics card for laptops based on the desktop GTX 1660 Ti and therefore the Turing architecture without raytracing and Tensor cores. The performance of the Max-P variant should be similar to an older GTX 1070.

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.


i7-9750H: A high-performance hexa-core processor of the Coffee Lake product family designed for the larger laptops. Integrates six processor cores clocked at 2.6 - 4.5 GHz (4 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.


15.60":

15-inch display variants are the standard and are used for more than half of all laptops.

The reason for the popularity of mid-sized displays is that this size is reasonably easy on the eyes, often allows high resolutions and thus offers rich details on the screen, yet does not consume too much power and the devices can still be reasonably compact - simply the standard compromise.

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


Acer: In 1976, the company was founded in Taiwan under the name Multitech and was renamed Acer or Acer Group in 1987. The product range includes, for example, laptops, tablets, smartphones, desktops, monitors, TVs and computer peripherals. Since 2007, the group has merged with Gateway Inc. and Packard Bell, which also market their own laptop product lines.

Acer computers are designed for a variety of purposes, including ultrabooks for mobile use, gaming laptops for gamers, affordable options for everyday tasks, and 2-in-1 convertible laptops for versatility. Acer's product portfolio also includes tablets that offer portable computing and multimedia capabilities.


80%: This rating is not earth-shattering. This rating must actually be seen as average, since there are about as many devices with worse ratings as better ones. A purchase recommendation can only be seen with a lot of goodwill, unless it is about websites that generally rate strictly.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2019-08-28 (Update: 2019-08-28)