80points

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

47points

HP ZBook 15u G2 15.6" Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2GHz / 4GB / 500GB

Comparison winner
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
HP ZBook 15u G2 15.6" Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2GHz / 4GB / 500GB
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Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB vs HP ZBook 15u G2 15.6" Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2GHz / 4GB / 500GB

Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
HP ZBook 15u G2 15.6" Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2GHz / 4GB / 500GB
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
HP ZBook 15u G2 15.6" Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2GHz / 4GB / 500GB
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47
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Why is Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB better than HP ZBook 15u G2 15.6" Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2GHz / 4GB / 500GB?

  • Uses flash storage
  • Has an optical disc drive
  • Has a HDMI output

Why is HP ZBook 15u G2 15.6" Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2GHz / 4GB / 500GB better than Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB?

  • 2.03kg lighter
    1.92kgvs3946.3g
  • 7h longer battery life
    12hvs5h
  • 18.3mm thinner
    21.3mmvs39.6mm
  • Has a fingerprint scanner
  • 62.18% less body volume
    2026.99cm³vs5358.9888cm³
  • Has a VGA connector
  • 47.5mm narrower
    375.4mmvs422.9mm
  • 66.5mm shorter
    253.5mmvs320mm

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

3.95kg

1.92kg

Best

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

249.5g

2.thickness

39.6mm

21.3mm

Best

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

6.9mm

3.Has a backlit keyboard
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
HP ZBook 15u G2 15.6" Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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

4.Uses a fanless design
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
HP ZBook 15u G2 15.6" Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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

5.volume

5358.99cm³

2026.99cm³

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

6.Has a detachable keyboard
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
HP ZBook 15u G2 15.6" Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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

Display

1.resolution

3840 x 2160px

1920 x 1080px

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

141ppi

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
HP ZBook 15u G2 15.6" Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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
HP ZBook 15u G2 15.6" Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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

6.has an IPS screen
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
HP ZBook 15u G2 15.6" Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2GHz / 4GB / 500GB

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.

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
HP ZBook 15u G2 15.6" Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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

2 x 2.2GHz

Best

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

12 x 2GHz

5.internal storage

1000GB

500GB

Best

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

4000GB

6.CPU threads

8

4

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

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.HDMI ports

1

0

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

3.Has USB Type-C
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
HP ZBook 15u G2 15.6" Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

4.Has WiFi
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
HP ZBook 15u G2 15.6" Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2GHz / 4GB / 500GB

The device can connect to WiFi.

5.RJ45 ports

1

1

RJ-45 ports are used for LAN (Local Area Network) connections. With more ports you can achieve increased bandwidth across a LAN, or connect to multiple networks. It also has the added benefit of not losing connection to the network if one fails.

Best

Dell Latitude 7285 12.3" Intel Core i5-7Y57 1.20GHz / 16GB / 256GB SSD

2

6.Bluetooth version

4

4

Best

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

5

Battery

1. longer battery life

5h

12h

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 a MagSafe power adapter
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
HP ZBook 15u G2 15.6" Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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

3.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
HP ZBook 15u G2 15.6" Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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

Features

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
HP ZBook 15u G2 15.6" Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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

2.Has a stylus
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
HP ZBook 15u G2 15.6" Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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

3.has a front camera
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
HP ZBook 15u G2 15.6" Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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
HP ZBook 15u G2 15.6" Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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
HP ZBook 15u G2 15.6" Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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
HP ZBook 15u G2 15.6" Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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

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