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Acer Predator Helios 500 PH517-51-90BK

Specifications

Acer Predator Helios 500 PH517-51-90BK
Acer Predator Helios 500 PH517-51-90BK (Predator Helios Series)
Memory
32768 MB 
Display
17.3 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 127 PPI, glossy: no
Storage
,  GB 
, 256 GB SSD + 1 TB HDD
Connections
3 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 2 Thunderbolt, 1 HDMI, 3 DisplayPort, Card Reader: undefined
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 4.1
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 47 x 428 x 298 ( = 1.85 x 16.85 x 11.73 in)
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Additional features
Keyboard Light: yes
Weight
3.8 kg ( = 134.04 oz / 8.38 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

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Reviews for the Acer Predator Helios 500 PH517-51-90BK

Acer Predator Helios 500 – test wydajnego laptopa z Core i9
Source: PC Lab.pl Turkish PL→EN
Positive: High performance; nice display; good cooling system; decent touchpad; nice connectivity. Negative: Mediocre speakers; short battery life.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/09/2018

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop): Pascal based high-end mobile graphics card based on a cut down GP104 (like the GTX 1080) and GDDR5 graphics memory. Successor to the GTX 980M with a 10 Watts higher TDP. Similar to the desktop GTX 1070 performance wise, but with more shaders and lower clock speeds. 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.
8950HK: On Coffee Lake architecture based processor for big and heavy laptops. Integrates six processor cores clocked at 2.9- 4.8 GHz (4.3 GHz with 6 cores) that support HyperThreading. Manufactured in an improved 14nm process (14nm++). Offers an unlocked multiplier that allows overclocking of the CPU.» 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.
3.8 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.


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

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Stefan Hinum, 2018-11-25 (Update: 2018-11-25)