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Acer Predator Helios 300 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB HDD + 256GB SSD

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Acer Predator Helios 300 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB HDD + 256GB SSD review: specs and price

Acer Predator Helios 300 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB HDD + 256GB SSD
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Acer Predator Helios 300 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB HDD + 256GB SSD

Why is Acer Predator Helios 300 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB HDD + 256GB SSD better than the average?

  • RAM
    16GBvs7.65GB
  • Resolution
    1920 x 1080pxvs1.71MP
  • RAM speed
    ?

    2400MHzvs1730.29MHz
  • Battery life
    ?

    9hvs7.33h
  • Internal storage
    1256GBvs529.62GB
  • Screen size
    ?

    15.6"vs14.61"
  • CPU speed
    4 x 2.8GHzvs5.91GHz
  • CPU threads
    ?

    8vs5.32

Price comparison

Design

1.weight
?

Best

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

249.5g

2.7kg

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

Acer Predator Helios 300 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB HDD + 256GB SSD
3.thickness
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Best

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

6.9mm

27.9mm

4.Uses a fanless design
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By using power-efficient components that don't produce large amounts of heat, it's possible to create a device with no cooling fans. This results in a much quieter (or even silent) operation.

For example

Lenovo IdeaPad 330 15.6” Intel Core i3-7020U 2.3GHz / 4GB RAM / 1TB HDD

Acer Predator Helios 300 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB HDD + 256GB SSD
5.volume
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Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

2910.89cm³

6.Has a flip and fold design
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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 IdeaPad C340 15.6" Intel Core i3-8145U 2.1GHz / 4GB RAM / 256GB SSD

Acer Predator Helios 300 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB HDD + 256GB SSD

Display

1.resolution
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Best

Lenovo ThinkPad P52S 15.6” UHD Intel Core i5-8350U 1.7GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

3840 x 2160px

1920 x 1080px

2.pixel density
?

Best

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

540ppi

141ppi

3.screen size
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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"

15.6"

4.has a anti-reflection coating
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This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

For example

Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i7-8565U 1.8GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

Acer Predator Helios 300 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB HDD + 256GB SSD
5.has a touch screen
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You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book S

Acer Predator Helios 300 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB HDD + 256GB SSD
6.has an LED-backlit display
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Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.

Acer Predator Helios 300 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB HDD + 256GB SSD

Performance

1.RAM speed
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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

2400MHz

2.Uses flash storage
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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.

Acer Predator Helios 300 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB HDD + 256GB SSD
3.RAM
?

Best

Lenovo ThinkPad P52 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 64GB RAM / 1TB SSD

64GB

16GB

4.CPU speed
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Best

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

12 x 2GHz

4 x 2.8GHz (Intel Core i7-7700HQ)

5.internal storage
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Best

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

4000GB

1256GB

6.Supports 64-bit
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A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.

Acer Predator Helios 300 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB HDD + 256GB SSD

Connectivity

1.Has USB Type-C
?

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

Acer Predator Helios 300 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB HDD + 256GB SSD
2.USB 3.0 ports
?

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

1

3.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

Acer Predator Helios 300 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB HDD + 256GB SSD
4.USB ports
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With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

Lenovo ThinkPad P52 15.6" Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

5

4

5.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
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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.

Acer Predator Helios 300 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB HDD + 256GB SSD
6.has a HDMI output
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Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

Acer Predator Helios 300 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB HDD + 256GB SSD

Battery

1.Battery life
?

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

Lenovo Yoga C630 13.3" Qualcomm Snapdragon 850 / 4GB RAM / 128GB SSD

25h

9h

2.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
?

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

Acer Predator Helios 300 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB HDD + 256GB SSD
3.battery power
?

Best

Panasonic Toughbook SX2 12.1" Intel Core i5-3320M 2.6GHz / 4GB / 320GB

13600mAh

3220mAh

Features

1.has stereo speakers
?

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

Acer Predator Helios 300 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB HDD + 256GB SSD
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Acer Predator Helios 300 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB HDD + 256GB SSD
3.number of microphones
?

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Lenovo Miix 520

4

1

4.has a front camera
?

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

Acer Predator Helios 300 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB HDD + 256GB SSD
5.Has a fingerprint scanner
?

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book S

Acer Predator Helios 300 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB HDD + 256GB SSD
6.has GPS
?

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book S

Acer Predator Helios 300 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB HDD + 256GB SSD

Miscellaneous

1.clock multiplier
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The clock multiplier controls the speed of the CPU.

Best

Lenovo IdeaPad 330 14” AMD A9-9425 3.1GHz / 4GB RAM / 1TB HDD

31

28 (Intel Core i7-7700HQ)

2.CPU temperature
?

If the CPU exceeds the maximum operating temperature then problems such as random resets can occur.

Best

Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6" AMD Ryzen 5 3500U 2.1GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

105°C

100°C (Intel Core i7-7700HQ)

3.L2 core
?

More data can be stored in the L2 cache for access by each core of the CPU.

Best

Toshiba Satellite L850D 15.6" AMD A10-4600M 2.3GHz / 4GB / 1TB

1MB/core

0.25MB/core (Intel Core i7-7700HQ)

4.3DMark 06 result
?

This benchmark measures the performance of the GPU.

Best

Acer Predator Helios 300 17.3" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB HDD + 128GB SSD

12740

12740 (Intel Core i7-7700HQ)

5.PCI Express (PCIe) version
?

PCI Express (PCIe) is a high speed expansion card standard, that connects the computer to it's peripherals. Newer versions can support more bandwidth and deliver better performance.

Best

Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i7-8565U 1.8GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

3

3 (Intel Core i7-7700HQ)

6.PassMark result
?

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using multiple threads.

Best

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

14362

8910 (Intel Core i7-7700HQ)

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