Acer Predator Helios 300 i7 17.3 Black

MPN: NH.Q29EK.002  |  EAN: 4713883254212  |  Model: Predator Helios 300 317-51-787X

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as at 1 May 18 | 12:00 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Acer Predator Helios 300 i7 17.3 Black - NH.Q29EK.002 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
Documents
Outstanding
Email
Outstanding
Social Media
Outstanding
Use Around the Office
Just Right
Use in Public Places
Just Right
Short Journeys
Just Right
Carrying Occasionally
Just Right
Working in Low Light
Outstanding
Presentations
Outstanding
Working with Numbers
Outstanding
Funky Look
Outstanding
Gaming Look
Outstanding
Serious Multitasking
Outstanding
Outstanding
Pro Photo Editing
Very Good
Windows
Outstanding
17+ Inches
Outstanding

Professional Video Production

A multi-core Intel Core i7-7700HQ sits at the heart of the Predator Helios 300 317-51-787X, providing plenty of raw processing power for editing 4K high definition video. With a total storage capacity of 1256 GB, the Predator Helios 300 317-51-787X 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 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 Acer'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

Light, portable, and full-featured, the Predator Helios 300 317-51-787X 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!

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

With a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels pixels, you'll have sufficient visual clarity to decide which video sequence will give the impact you're looking for. With 16 GB GB RAM, and a Intel Core i7 CPU, the Predator Helios 300 317-51-787X delivers great results.

Give your Images the professional touch

The Predator Helios 300 317-51-787X 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 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 4 cores core process will help speed up music format conversions or codec-based compression.

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

Capable of running spreadsheets or dedicated accounts software, the Predator Helios 300 317-51-787X is perfect for keeping finances in check. And with a 1 you’ll find it even easier to enter and update figures.

Can handle UI Dev & Design work

Whether it's HTML5, CSS or Javascript-based frameworks such as AJAX, Angular, JQUERY etc, the Predator Helios 300 317-51-787X is a very capable option. 

It's multi-core CPU & 16 GB memory size helps you multi-task as you craft your vision on it's 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 Helios 300 317-51-787X 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, are relatively undemanding, but the Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor and 16 GB RAM ensures even image laden files won't leave you watching the 'spinning wheel' on the Predator Helios 300 317-51-787X

Surf the web at speed thanks to the Predator Helios 300 317-51-787X’s speedy b/g/n/ac WiFi interface.

Sending and receiving email is a relatively lightweight activity that the Predator Helios 300 317-51-787X 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 Helios 300 317-51-787X is more than capable of keeping you connected to Facebook, Twitter and all the other social networks you love.

Battery life is fairly decent

Light and powerful, the 7 hours battery life of the Predator Helios 300 317-51-787X 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 300 317-51-787X can go the distance for you while working on the move.

Lightweight and compact, the Predator Helios 300 317-51-787X boasts 7 hours battery life to keep you going while on short trips like the daily commute on the train or subway.

If you work in a hot desk environment, portability will be key. The Predator Helios 300 317-51-787X comes with 7 hours battery life so you can move around the office as much as you need.

Suits your occasional mobility

As you'll be needing to move about now and then, it's 3 kg weight should suit your needs just fine.

Working in the dark

The lights may be low, but that doesn’t mean you can’t work. The Predator Helios 300 317-51-787X’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

The quality of keyboard is crucial to data entry, so the Predator Helios 300 317-51-787X includes a numeric keypad to make your life easier.

Very stylized look

The Predator Helios 300 317-51-787X 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 Helios 300 i7 17.3 Black - NH.Q29EK.002 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Colour Black, Red
Form Factor Clamshell
Display
Display Brightness 300 cd/m²
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 Speed 2400 MHz
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
Networking
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
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports 1
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 7 hours
Weight & Dimensions
Dimesnsions - Depth 28.99 cm
Dimesnsions - Height 2.9 cm
Dimesnsions - Height (front) 2.9 cm
Dimesnsions - Height (rear) 2.9 cm
Dimesnsions - Width 43.23 cm
Weight 3 kg