Acer Predator 17

MPN: G9-793-79V5  |  EAN: 0191114036723  |  Model: Predator 17

Price Information

C$2,399.99

as at 7 Nov 18 | 1:45 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Acer Predator 17 - G9-793-79V5 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Pro Video Editing
Outstanding
Amateur Photo Editing
Just Right
Casual Gaming
Outstanding
Hardcore Gaming
Outstanding
College (Students)
Just Right
Watching Movies
Just Right
Pro Graphic Design
Just Right
Simple Music Editing
Just Right
Pro Music Production
Outstanding
Bookkeeping
Just Right
Front-end Development
Just Right
Back-end Development
Just Right
Email
Outstanding
Social Media
Outstanding
Browsing
Outstanding
Documents
Just Right
Short Journeys
Just Right
Working in Low Light
Outstanding
Presentations
Outstanding
Working with Numbers
Outstanding
Gaming Look
Outstanding
Serious Multitasking
Outstanding
17+ Inches
Outstanding
Outstanding
Pro Photo Editing
Just Right
Windows
Outstanding

Professional Video Production

A multi-core Intel Core i7-7700HQ sits at the heart of the Predator 17, providing plenty of raw processing power for editing 4K high definition video. With a total storage capacity of 1256 GB, the Predator 17 ensures you have plenty of space to store your footage.

Great for photo editing

Resolution of up to 1920 x 1080 pixels means you can work in greater detail

Running editing programs such as photoshop is possible due to the inclusion of 16 GB of RAM and the 4 cores-core processor.

Even more, you can render your image and design work with ease as this laptops comes with a robust graphics card with a strong 3Dmark benchmark score of 17150.5 .

In addition, this laptop can be used night or day thanks to the built in back-lit keyboard.

The Memory card reader makes loading images from you camera straightforward.

Gaming

Basic games might need more than basic hardware. The Predator 17 is a good choice for casual gamers, offering enough CPU power, RAM and storage to get the job done – hardcore gamers may need something a little meatier though.

It's good for academic research

As a student or researcher, the Predator 17 provides a good balance of portability and performance. With b/g/n/ac WiFi support, you can easily roam between networks in libraries, offices and labs. This laptop gives you the tools you need to research and write outstanding papers.

All about the Films!

High quality video on your Predator 17's Advanced resolution display

IPS screen technology makes video content richer and more viewable.

You won't have to struggle to pause or rewind in the dark with its backlit keyboard.

Connecting to a TV or monitor to watch content on a bigger screen will be simple as its HDMI port is the most common connection option available.

Give your Images the professional touch

The Predator 17 is a high spec machine for professional photo and graphics work. Boasting a powerful 2.8 GHz processor and 16 GB RAM, along with a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 dedicated graphics card, this laptop will help you achieve the very best results.

Music and Audio

Making your first steps in music editing? The Predator 17 has what it takes to deliver your audio craft.

Its all about the Beats

Since you're all about the music, this laptop will make a great side-kick to you music production gear. It's multi-core processor gives you the necessary muscle to rip, encode or convert your audio craft without having to wait forever. Also, it's on-board audio chip and high resolution screen (1920 x 1080 pixels) offer a competent and mobile deputy to your existing tools and setup.

Book keeping

The 17.3 inches screen gives you enough screen-space to wade through columns and rows

Excel, Quicken etc, don't need much power so this option won't up the requirements on processor. 

Your Acer 's 16 GB RAM will ensure large sheets and accounts wont undermine performance

The numeric keypad keyboard really takes the strain out when entering data.

Can handle UI Dev & Design work

With a 8916 CPU and 16 GB of RAM, the Predator 17 is ideal for front-end development. Whether you’re coding basic HTML5, or working with more complex JavaScript frameworks, this laptop has everything you need.

Can handle a Full-Stack Coding Environment

Emulating a full-blown virtual server environment requires plenty of grunt. The Predator 17 uses a Intel Core i7-7700HQ CPU and 16 GB RAM to power multiple VMs and your dev tools simultaneously.

Regular Stuff / Everyday Tasks

Spreadsheets, presentations and documents, don't need much, but your Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor and 16 GB RAM ensures even image laden files won't leave you watching the 'spinning wheel'!

The Predator 17 makes surfing the web easy thanks to a reasonable hardware specification and fast, reliable b/g/n/ac WiFi connectivity.

A sizeable 1000 GB drive allows you to download and manage hundreds of thousands of emails on the Predator 17.

Facebook, twitter etc require little processing power or screen specification so the Predator 17 will do just fine.

Battery life is fairly decent

Lightweight and compact, the Predator 17 boasts 3 hours battery life to keep you going while on short trips like the daily commute on the train or subway.

Working in the dark

The lights may be low, but that doesn’t mean you can’t work. The Predator 17’s built-in 1 allows you to type accurately – even in the dark

Presentations

It's got a good variety of display ports which allows you connect to a good range of projectors and screen types.

Numeric Key Pad

Working with numbers is important to you, so we've made sure this laptop comes a full featured keyboard. 

Package that suits a Gamer

It oozes style while offering a combo of form and function that suits the needs of a serious gamer.

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Product Description

Your gaming needs will certainly be satisfied with this stunning monster of a gaming laptop. The Acer Predator is a powerhouse of gaming technology all wrapped up in a brutal and aggressive design that will terrify your enemies and make your teammates love you all the more. As well as all the processing and graphics power you're looking for, there are some unexpected delights in the list of features too. You'll immediately notice the cool running and lack of overheating thanks to the cooling system and vents. Your gameplay might even improve thanks to the Killer DoubleShot Pro, which also helps destroy lag as quickly as you destroy your opponents. Make no mistake, this is a battlecruiser of a laptop, and it looks devastatingly powerful from all angles. Immersion is made even easier thanks to the four speakers, two subwoofers, and the finishing touch of the Dolby® Audio. The screen is a stunner too: 17.3-inches of IPS and Full HD, with a handy backlight. Use the backlit keyboard to play your favorite games long into the night, and you won't regret buying this brutal powerhouse of a gaming laptop.

Technical Specifications

Acer Predator 17 - G9-793-79V5 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Colour Black
Form Factor Clamshell
Display
Display HD Type FHD
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Display Size 17.3 inches
Display Technology Name IPS
Processor
Processor Architecture 64 Bit
Processor Cores 4 cores
Processor Family Intel Core i7-7xxx
Processor Model Intel Core i7-7700HQ
Processor Speed 2.8 GHz
Processor Threads 8
Memory
RAM Size 16 GB
RAM Type DDR4-SDRAM
Storage
HDD Capacity 1000 GB
SSD Capacity 256 GB
Storage Total Capacity 1256 GB
Storage Type HDD
Graphics
Graphics Card Model - Dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
Graphics Card Model - Integrated Intel HD Graphics 630
Graphics Card Type Dedicated
Networking
Network Bluetooth Type 4.1
Network Wired Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Network Wireless Type b/g/n/ac
Ports & Interfaces
DisplayPort 1
HDMI Port 1
Memory Card Reader 1
Microphone 1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C Ports 1
USB 3.0/3.1 (Gen 1) Type-A Ports 4
Camera
Camera 1
Keyboard
Keyboard Back-lit Yes
Keyboard Num-Pad Yes
Software
Operating System Architecture 64 Bit
Operating System Name Microsoft Windows
Operating System Version Windows 10 Home
Battery
Battery Life 3 hours
Security
Cable Lock Slot Yes
Cable Lock Slot Type Kensington
Weight & Dimensions
Dimesnsions - Depth 32.1 cm
Dimesnsions - Height 3.9 cm
Dimesnsions - Height (front) 3.9 cm
Dimesnsions - Height (rear) 3.9 cm
Dimesnsions - Width 42.3 cm
Weight 4.2 kg