Acer Predator 17 G9-793-73MB i7 17.3 inch IPS HDD+SSD Black

MPN: NH.Q1VAA.001  |  EAN: 0191114036730  |  Model: Predator 17 G9-793-73MB

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C$2,099.99

as at 8 Jun 18 | 8:33 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Acer Predator 17 G9-793-73MB i7 17.3 inch IPS HDD+SSD Black - NH.Q1VAA.001 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Pro Video Editing
Just Right
Amateur Photo Editing
Outstanding
Hardcore Gaming
Very Good
Casual Gaming
Outstanding
College (Students)
Outstanding
Watching Movies
Just Right
Basic Video Editing
Very Good
Pro Graphic Design
Very Good
Simple Music Editing
Outstanding
Pro Music Production
Very Good
Bookkeeping
Outstanding
Front-end Development
Very Good
Back-end Development
Just Right
Browsing
Outstanding
Social Media
Outstanding
Documents
Outstanding
Email
Outstanding
Short Journeys
Just Right
Working in Low Light
Outstanding
Presentations
Outstanding
Working with Numbers
Outstanding
Funky Look
Outstanding
Gaming Look
Outstanding
Outstanding
Pro Photo Editing
Very Good
Windows
Outstanding
Serious Multitasking
Outstanding
17+ Inches
Outstanding

Professional Video Production

The Predator 17 G9-793-73MB's resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels pixels, offers exceptional visual clarity for editing videos. It has a decent total storage capacity of 1256 GB, a powerful 2.8 GHz processor and a dedicated graphics card which makes this laptop perfect for high-resolution video projects.

Great for photo editing

Achieve great photo editing results with the Predator 17 G9-793-73MB from . It comes with a large NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 storage capacity for any pictures you keep on locally on the laptop. It also boasts a handy Memory Card Reader, making it incredibly easy to transfer pictures from your camera while on the move.

Gaming

A resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, means rich graphics to shoot Zombies or cross the galaxy in detail

Your 's Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor means whilst your thumbs may struggle with Call of Duty or Doom your will not. 

The 16 GB RAM combines nicely with the GPU on the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 which hits a 3DMark benchmark score of 11477.5 , and the 4 cores CPU hit a Passmark benchmark of 8937

You can have the dark arcade experience without tapping blindly thanks to the built in back-lit keyboard. 

It's good for academic research

As a student or researcher, the Predator 17 G9-793-73MB 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!

In addition to its excellent Advanced screen, this laptop comes with a 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution ensuring scenes pop with colour and great fidelity. Also, while watching in the dark, you can start, stop and skip through scenes using the backlit keyboard.

Videos for fun

Whether you’re vlogging on YouTube, or putting together high-quality family videos, the Predator 17 G9-793-73MB can meet your needs.

And when you’ve finished editing, the on-board Memory Card Reader makes it simple to transfer and share your video content with others

Give your Images the professional touch

The on-board Memory size of 16 GB and the quad-core Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor on this laptop allows you to quickly convert high ppi image formats and rapidly iterate through your concepts.

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics card offers extra power for rendering your creative work on to your spacious 17.3 inches display. 

The screen built with IPS technology gives you vivid colours and great viewing angles whilst the 1920 x 1080 pixels resolutions provides the necessary detail.

It also comes with the Memory card reader just in case you need an alternative option to move your creative work from once device to another.

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

Music and Audio

Developing your own tunes and mixes is important to you, so we've recommended a laptop that has got an advanced audio system on-board with HD sound capabilities.

The presence of a 4 cores core process will help speed up music format conversions or codec-based compression.

Its all about the Beats

With its wide selection of ports the Predator 17 G9-793-73MB sits at the heart of your music production workflow. And with a total storage capacity of 1256 GB hard drive, you’ve got plenty of space to store work in progress

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 '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

Whether you’re coding HTML5, CSS or Javascript-based frameworks like AJAX, Angular or JQUERY the Predator 17 G9-793-73MB is a very capable option. It's 4 cores core CPU and 16 GB of RAM helps you multi-task as you craft your vision on its high quality, 1920 x 1080 pixels screen.

Can handle a Full-Stack Coding Environment

Emulating a full-blown virtual server environment requires plenty of grunt. The Predator 17 G9-793-73MB uses a Intel Core i7-7700HQ CPU and 16 GB RAM to power multiple VMs and your dev tools simultaneously.

Regular Stuff / Everyday Tasks

Modern productivity apps like Office 365 and Google G Suite are relatively lightweight – but it never hurts to have some power under the hood. The Predator 17 G9-793-73MB packs a decent Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor and 16 GB RAM so this is machine that will last.

Surf comfortably as all components of your will easily handle the web

Sending and receiving email is a relatively lightweight activity that the Predator 17 G9-793-73MB can comfortably handle. It also comes with 1000 GB of total storage so you never have to delete a message or attachment again.

Although less powerful than other laptops, the Predator 17 G9-793-73MB is more than capable of keeping you connected to Facebook, Twitter and all the other social networks you love.

Battery life is fairly decent

The 3 hours battery life in the Predator 17 G9-793-73MB has got enough juice to help you work while on the move during quick trips around the city.

Working in the dark

The lights may be low, but that doesn’t mean you can’t work. The Predator 17 G9-793-73MB’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. 

Very stylized look

The Predator 17 G9-793-73MB comes in an unconventional package that stands out from the typical greys and blacks that are common with such devices.

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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Technical Specifications

Acer Predator 17 G9-793-73MB i7 17.3 inch IPS HDD+SSD Black - NH.Q1VAA.001 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
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 + SSD
Graphics
Graphics Card Model - Dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060
Graphics Card Model - Integrated Intel HD Graphics 630
Graphics Card Type Dedicated
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type DVD Burner
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-A Ports 4
USB 3.1 (Gen 2) Type-C Port 1
Camera
Camera 1
Camera Resolution 1280 x 720 pixels
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
Weight & Dimensions
Dimesnsions - Depth 32.15 cm
Dimesnsions - Height 3.97 cm
Dimesnsions - Width 42.3 cm
Weight 4.2 kg