81points

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

44points

Asus R500 15.6" Intel Core i7-3630QM 2.4GHz / 4GB / 750GB

Comparison winner
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Asus R500 15.6" Intel Core i7-3630QM 2.4GHz / 4GB / 750GB
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Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB vs Asus R500 15.6" Intel Core i7-3630QM 2.4GHz / 4GB / 750GB

Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Asus R500 15.6" Intel Core i7-3630QM 2.4GHz / 4GB / 750GB
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Asus R500 15.6" Intel Core i7-3630QM 2.4GHz / 4GB / 750GB
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Why is Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB better than Asus R500 15.6" Intel Core i7-3630QM 2.4GHz / 4GB / 750GB?

  • Uses flash storage
  • Has a backlit keyboard
  • Has a anti-reflection coating
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection

Why is Asus R500 15.6" Intel Core i7-3630QM 2.4GHz / 4GB / 750GB better than Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB?

  • 1.43kg lighter
    2.52kgvs3946.3g
  • 7.7mm thinner
    31.9mmvs39.6mm
  • Supports 64-bit
  • Has RdRand
  • 1 more USB 2.0 ports
    1vs0
  • Has Intel Quick Sync Video
  • Has integrated graphics
  • Has Tri-Gate transistors

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

3.95kg

2.52kg

Best

Toshiba Satellite C70 17.3" Intel Core i3-3120M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB

249.5g

2.Has a backlit keyboard
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Asus R500 15.6" Intel Core i7-3630QM 2.4GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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

3.thickness

39.6mm

31.9mm

Best

Huawei MateBook E 12" Intel Core i5-7Y54 1.2GHz / 8GB / 512GB

6.9mm

4.Has a flip and fold design
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Asus R500 15.6" Intel Core i7-3630QM 2.4GHz / 4GB / 750GB

A flip and fold design allows you to fold the screen over the keyboard and transform the device into a tablet, without splitting the device into two pieces.

For example

Lenovo Yoga C930 13.9" FHD Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 12GB RAM / 512GB SSD

5.Uses a fanless design
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Asus R500 15.6" Intel Core i7-3630QM 2.4GHz / 4GB / 750GB

Through the use of power-efficient components that do not produce large amounts of heat, a device can be made that doesn’t use cooling fans. This results in a much quieter, or even silent, device.

For example

Lenovo Yoga C930 13.9" FHD Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 12GB RAM / 512GB SSD

6.volume

5358.99cm³

3026.61cm³

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

Display

1.resolution

3840 x 2160px

1366 x 768px

Best

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

3840 x 2160px

2.pixel density

255ppi

100ppi

Best

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14" Intel Core i5 5300U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 512GB

540ppi

3.screen size

17.3"

15.6"

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

18.4"

4.has a touch screen
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Asus R500 15.6" Intel Core i7-3630QM 2.4GHz / 4GB / 750GB

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

For example

Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 13.5" Intel Core-i7 8650U 1.9GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

5.has an LED-backlit display
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Asus R500 15.6" Intel Core i7-3630QM 2.4GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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

6.has a anti-reflection coating
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Asus R500 15.6" Intel Core i7-3630QM 2.4GHz / 4GB / 750GB

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

Performance

1.RAM

64GB

4GB

Best

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

64GB

2.RAM speed

2133MHz

1600MHz

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

3.Uses flash storage
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Asus R500 15.6" Intel Core i7-3630QM 2.4GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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.

4.CPU speed

4 x 2.6GHz

4 x 2.4GHz

Best

Eurocom Panther 5SE 17.3" Intel Xeon E5-2620 2GHz / 16GB / 1TB

12 x 2GHz

5.internal storage

1000GB

750GB

Best

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD

4000GB

6.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

Connectivity

1.USB 3.0 ports

4

2

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 USB Type-C
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Asus R500 15.6" Intel Core i7-3630QM 2.4GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

3.Has WiFi
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Asus R500 15.6" Intel Core i7-3630QM 2.4GHz / 4GB / 750GB

The device can connect to WiFi.

4.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

5.Thunderbolt ports

1

0

Thunderbolt is a connection that allows you to attach external peripherals to a computer, and can carry both data and display signals. Using a single port you can connect up to six devices through a hub or daisy chain configuration.

Best

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD

4

6.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Asus R500 15.6" Intel Core i7-3630QM 2.4GHz / 4GB / 750GB

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

Battery

1.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Asus R500 15.6" Intel Core i7-3630QM 2.4GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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

2.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Asus R500 15.6" Intel Core i7-3630QM 2.4GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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

Features

1.Has a stylus
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Asus R500 15.6" Intel Core i7-3630QM 2.4GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Asus R500 15.6" Intel Core i7-3630QM 2.4GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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

3.has a front camera
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Asus R500 15.6" Intel Core i7-3630QM 2.4GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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

4.has stereo speakers
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Asus R500 15.6" Intel Core i7-3630QM 2.4GHz / 4GB / 750GB

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

5.has GPS
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Asus R500 15.6" Intel Core i7-3630QM 2.4GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

6.Has an optical disc drive
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Asus R500 15.6" Intel Core i7-3630QM 2.4GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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

Miscellaneous

1.Has NX bit
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Asus R500 15.6" Intel Core i7-3630QM 2.4GHz / 4GB / 750GB

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

2.Has RdRand
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Asus R500 15.6" Intel Core i7-3630QM 2.4GHz / 4GB / 750GB

RdRand is an instruction set used for cryptography.

3.Has integrated graphics
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Asus R500 15.6" Intel Core i7-3630QM 2.4GHz / 4GB / 750GB

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

4.Has Tri-Gate transistors
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Asus R500 15.6" Intel Core i7-3630QM 2.4GHz / 4GB / 750GB

An advanced transistor technology developed by Intel that allows lower power consumption and higher speeds.

5.Uses hyperthreading technology
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Asus R500 15.6" Intel Core i7-3630QM 2.4GHz / 4GB / 750GB

Many of Intel's processors use hyperthreading, which means that each core of the processor can work on two threads at once instead of most processors which work on a single thread per core. This means you can have significant performance gains in certain applications.

6.Has dynamic frequency scaling
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Asus R500 15.6" Intel Core i7-3630QM 2.4GHz / 4GB / 750GB

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.

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