71points

Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB

78points

Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB

Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
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Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
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Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB vs Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB

Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB

Why is Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB better than Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB?

  • 1.55kg lighter
    2.4kgvs3946.3g
  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Has USB Type-C
  • Has Bluetooth
  • 15.7mm thinner
    23.9mmvs39.6mm
  • 57.1mm shorter
    262.9mmvs320mm
  • Has a fingerprint scanner
  • 55.27% less body volume
    2397.08cm³vs5358.9888cm³

Why is Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB better than Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB?

  • 56GB more RAM memory
    64GBvs8GB
  • 1.81x higher pixel density
    255ppivs141ppi
  • 4x higher resolution
    3840 x 2160pxvs1920 x 1080px
  • Uses flash storage
  • 3 more USB 3.0 ports
    4vs1
  • 32GB larger maximum memory size
    64GBvs32GB
  • 10.9% bigger screen size
    17.3"vs15.6"
  • Has an optical disc drive

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Design

1.weight

2.4kg

3.95kg

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249.5g

2.Has a backlit keyboard
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB

The keyboard is backlit, making it easier to type in the dark or dim lighting.

3.thickness

23.9mm

39.6mm

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6.9mm

4.height

262.9mm

320mm

Best

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17mm

5.volume

2397.08cm³

5358.99cm³

Best

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1579.19cm³

6.Has a detachable keyboard
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB

You can detach the keyboard of your device and use the screen as a tablet. Detaching the keyboard makes the device lighter and gives you the possibility to switch easily between laptop-mode and tablet-mode. The keyboard is included when buying the device.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

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Display

1.pixel density

141ppi

255ppi

Best

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540ppi

2.resolution

1920 x 1080px

3840 x 2160px

Best

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3840 x 2160px

3.screen size

15.6"

17.3"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

MSI GT83VR Titan SLI-024 18.4" Intel Core i7-6920HQ 2.9GHz / 64GB / 1TB

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4.every pixel has three subpixels
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

5.has an LED-backlit display
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.

6.has a anti-reflection coating
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

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Performance

1.RAM

8GB

64GB

Best

MSI WT72 6QN 17.3" Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 2.8GHz / 64GB / 1TB

64GB

2.internal storage

1000GB

1000GB

Best

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4000GB

3.RAM speed

2400MHz

2133MHz

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

Best

Asus ROG GX800VH 18" Intel Core i7 7820HK 2.9GHz / 64GB / 1TB

2800MHz

4.Uses flash storage
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB

Flash-based storage devices such as SSDs have no mechanical components. Due to this they are typically faster, run silently, and are more shock resistant than traditional HDDs.

5.CPU threads

8

8

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

12

6.maximum memory size

32GB

64GB

The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.

Best

Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

64GB

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Connectivity

1.USB 3.0 ports

1

4

More USB 3.0 ports allow you to connect more devices to your computer that support USB 3.0. USB 3.0 is an improved version of USB 2.0 which offers faster transfer rates.

Best

MSI WT72 6QN 17.3" Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 2.8GHz / 64GB / 1TB

6

2.Has WiFi
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.Has USB Type-C
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB

The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

4.Bluetooth version

4.1

4

Best

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

5

5.HDMI ports

1

1

More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

Best

Origin EON17-X 17.3" Intel Core i7-4790K 4GHz / 16GB / 1TB

2

6.Has Bluetooth
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.

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Battery

1. longer battery life

7h

5h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

Asus NovaGo (TP370QL) 4GB / 64GB SSD

22h

2.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB

Sleep-and-charge USB ports can charge electronic devices when the laptop is in sleep mode, hibernate mode, or even switched off.

3.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB

The MagSafe power adapter uses a power connector that is attached magnetically. When pulled or tugged, the connector will come out of the socket safely.

For example

Apple MacBook Air (2018) 13.3" Intel Core i5 1.8GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

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Features

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

2.has a front camera
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

3.has GPS
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

4.Has an optical disc drive
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB

An optical disc drive (ODD) allows you to use CDs and DVDs for reading and/or writing data.

5.Has a stylus
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB

A stylus is a pen-like accessory that allows you to interact with the touchscreen with greater precision, and is particularly useful for drawing and writing.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

6.Has a fingerprint scanner
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

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