Acer Predator Helios 300 PH317 i7 17.3 inch IPS Black

MPN: NH.Q3DEV.013  |  EAN: 4710180179941  |  Model: Predator Helios 300 PH317-52-78EA

Price Information

1,199.00

as at 24 Jul 19 | 6:00 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Acer Predator Helios 300 PH317 i7 17.3 inch IPS Black - NH.Q3DEV.013 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Amateur Photo Editing
Outstanding
Casual Gaming
Outstanding
Hardcore Gaming
Outstanding
College (Students)
Outstanding
Watching Movies
Outstanding
Pro Graphic Design
Outstanding
Simple Music Editing
Outstanding
Pro Music Production
Outstanding
Bookkeeping
Outstanding
Front-end Development
Outstanding
Documents
Outstanding
Email
Outstanding
Social Media
Outstanding
Browsing
Outstanding
Use Around the Office
Outstanding
Use in Public Places
Outstanding
Short Journeys
Outstanding
Carrying Occasionally
Outstanding
Working in Low Light
Outstanding
Presentations
Outstanding
Working with Numbers
Outstanding
Gaming Look
Outstanding
Serious Multitasking
Outstanding
17+ Inches
Outstanding
Outstanding
Pro Photo Editing
Outstanding

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 8 GB of RAM and the 6 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 11477.5 .

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

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

Your 's Intel Core i7-8750H processor means whilst your thumbs may struggle with Call of Duty or Doom your will not. 

The 8 GB RAM combines nicely with the GPU on the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 which hits a 3DMark benchmark score of 11477.5 , and the 6 cores CPU hit a Passmark benchmark of 12538

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

It's good for academic research

Light, portable, and full-featured, the Predator Helios 300 PH317-52-78EA is ideal for carrying between offices and libraries. You’ll have all the tools you need to research and write outstanding research papers and theses.

All about the Films!

High quality video on your Predator Helios 300 PH317-52-78EA'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 Helios 300 PH317-52-78EA is a high spec machine for professional photo and graphics work. Boasting a powerful 2.2 GHz processor and 8 GB RAM, along with a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 dedicated graphics card, this laptop will help you achieve the very best results.

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 6 cores core process will help speed up music format conversions or codec-based compression.

Its all about the Beats

When you need crystal clear audio and plenty of grunt for processing and encoding, the Predator Helios 300 PH317-52-78EA can handle everything you throw at it. A selection of ports allow you to connect instruments and devices, while the 2.2 GHz takes care of the actual production work.

Book keeping

Managing finances has never been simpler. The Predator Helios 300 PH317-52-78EA has enough processing power to manage even the largest spreadsheets. And the inclusion of a 1 makes typing and updating numbers even easier.

Can handle UI Dev & Design work

Whether you’re coding HTML5, CSS or Javascript-based frameworks like AJAX, Angular or JQUERY the Predator Helios 300 PH317-52-78EA is a very capable option. It's 6 cores core CPU and 8 GB of RAM helps you multi-task as you craft your vision on its high quality, 1920 x 1080 pixels screen.

Regular Stuff / Everyday Tasks

Spreadsheets, presentations and documents, are relatively undemanding, but the Intel Core i7-8750H processor and 8 GB RAM ensures even image laden files won't leave you watching the 'spinning wheel' on the Predator Helios 300 PH317-52-78EA

The Predator Helios 300 PH317-52-78EA makes surfing the web easy thanks to a reasonable hardware specification and fast, reliable b/g/n/ac WiFi connectivity.

Sending and receiving email is a relatively lightweight activity that the Predator Helios 300 PH317-52-78EA can comfortably handle. It also comes with 1000 GB of total storage so you never have to delete a message or attachment again.

Social networking is relatively lightweight, so the low power 2.2 GHz processor is ideal. With 7 hours battery life, you can stay connected between charges.

Battery life is fairly decent

Light and powerful, the 7 hours battery life of the Predator Helios 300 PH317-52-78EA allows it to be easily used all around the home for long periods without charging.

For anyone who works on the road, or outside the office, portability is everything. With a battery life of 7 hours, the Predator Helios 300 PH317-52-78EA can go the distance for you while working on the move.

The 7 hours battery life in the Predator Helios 300 PH317-52-78EA has got enough juice to help you work while on the move during quick trips around the city.

The 7 hours battery life in the Predator Helios 300 PH317-52-78EA can keep you going while moving from one meeting space to another.

Suits your occasional mobility

Not the smallest laptop, but this is a good choice for when you don't want a full-size PC. The Predator Helios 300 PH317-52-78EA works just as well on your lap or a desk.

Working in the dark

This laptop can be used night or day thanks to the built in back-lit keyboard.

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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Technical Specifications

Acer Predator Helios 300 PH317 i7 17.3 inch IPS Black - NH.Q3DEV.013 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Colour Black
Form Factor Clamshell
Display
Display HD Type FHD
Display Refresh Rate 144 Hz
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Display Size 17.3 inches
Display Technology Name IPS
Processor
Processor Architecture 64 Bit
Processor Cores 6 cores
Processor Family Intel Core i7
Processor Model Intel Core i7-8750H
Processor Speed 2.20 GHz
Processor Threads 12
Memory
RAM Size 8 GB
RAM Speed 2666 MHz
RAM Type DDR4-SDRAM
Storage
HDD Capacity 1000 GB
Storage Total Capacity 1000 GB
Storage Type HDD
Graphics
Graphics Card Model - Dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060
Graphics Card Model - Integrated Intel UHD Graphics 630
Graphics Card Type Dedicated
Networking
Network Bluetooth Type 4.0
Network Wired Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Network Wireless Type b/g/n/ac
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Port 1
Memory Card Reader 1
Microphone 1
USB 2.0 Ports 2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C Ports 1
USB 3.0/3.1 (Gen 1) Type-A Ports 1
Camera
Camera 1
Camera Resolution 1280 x 720 pixels
Keyboard
Keyboard Back-lit Yes
Keyboard Language German
Keyboard Num-Pad Yes
Software
Operating System Name Linux
Battery
Battery Life 7 hours
Security
Cable Lock Slot Yes
Cable Lock Slot Type Kensington
Weight & Dimensions
Dimesnsions - Depth 28.99 cm
Dimesnsions - Height 2.9 cm
Dimesnsions - Width 43.23 cm
Weight 3 kg