Acer Predator Helios 300 PH317 HDD+SSD 7th Gen i7 Black

MPN: NH.Q2MEK.003  |  EAN: 4713883254267  |  Model: Predator Helios 300 PH317-51-56NY

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Acer Predator Helios 300 PH317 HDD+SSD 7th Gen i7 Black - NH.Q2MEK.003 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Pro Video Editing
Just Right
Amateur Photo Editing
Outstanding
Hardcore Gaming
Very Good
Casual Gaming
Very Good
College (Students)
Outstanding
Watching Movies
Just Right
Basic Video Editing
Very Good
Simple Music Editing
Outstanding
Bookkeeping
Outstanding
Front-end Development
Very Good
Back-end Development
Just Right
Social Media
Outstanding
Browsing
Outstanding
Documents
Outstanding
Email
Outstanding
Short Journeys
Just Right
Use in Public Places
Just Right
Use Around the Office
Just Right
Carrying Occasionally
Just Right
Working in Low Light
Outstanding
Presentations
Outstanding
Working with Numbers
Outstanding
Funky Look
Outstanding
Gaming Look
Outstanding
Windows
Outstanding
Serious Multitasking
Outstanding
17+ Inches
Outstanding
Outstanding

Professional Video Production

With this Predator Helios 300 PH317-51-56NY's resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels pixels, you'll have sufficient visual clarity to discern which video sequence makes the cut.

Continuously tweaking video clips requires a quite a bit of computing power. Which is why the memory size of 16 GB, the multi-core processor and the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti graphics card all combine to provide a level of performance that matches your needs

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

Great for photo editing

The Acer powerful Intel Core i5-7xxx processor makes image manipulation a breeze. And the high resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels display ensures your pictures really ‘pop’ when you’re done.

Gaming

Click, shoot, scroll, or type, the Predator Helios 300 PH317-51-56NY is more than capable of running light games that don’t require high end hardware. And at £0.00, this laptop won’t break the bank either.

It's good for academic research

As a student or researcher, the Predator Helios 300 PH317-51-56NY 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 Helios 300 PH317-51-56NY can meet your needs.

Music and Audio

Making your first steps in music editing? The Predator Helios 300 PH317-51-56NY has what it takes to deliver your audio craft.

Book keeping

Capable of running spreadsheets or dedicated accounts software, the Predator Helios 300 PH317-51-56NY 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

With a 6845 CPU and 16 GB of RAM, the Predator Helios 300 PH317-51-56NY 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 Helios 300 PH317-51-56NY uses a Intel Core i5-7300HQ 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 Helios 300 PH317-51-56NY packs a decent Intel Core i5-7300HQ processor and 16 GB RAM so this is machine that will last.

Surf the web at speed thanks to the Predator Helios 300 PH317-51-56NY’s speedy b/g/n/ac WiFi interface.

A sizeable 1000 GB drive allows you to download and manage hundreds of thousands of emails on the Predator Helios 300 PH317-51-56NY.

Although less powerful than other laptops, the Predator Helios 300 PH317-51-56NY 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 PH317-51-56NY allows it to be easily used all around the home for long periods without charging.

The Predator Helios 300 PH317-51-56NY is the perfect size working on the move. With a battery life of 7 hours, this is a machine that slips easily into a bag and goes everywhere with you without worrying too much about the next time you need a charge.

The 7 hours battery life in the Predator Helios 300 PH317-51-56NY has got enough juice to help you work while on the move during quick trips around the city.

If you’re always on the move around your office, you need a laptop that moves with you. The Predator Helios 300 PH317-51-56NY offers 7 hours of battery life so you can swap desks as much as you like between charges.

Suits your occasional mobility

The Predator Helios 300 PH317-51-56NY is a great choice for when you need a good value, reliable laptop that won't be carried around too often. It’s not the smallest or lightest, however the 3 kg weight is enough to get the job done.

Working in the dark

The lights may be low, but that doesn’t mean you can’t work. The Predator Helios 300 PH317-51-56NY’s built-in 1 allows you to type accurately – even in the dark

Presentations

Ensure everyone can see your presentation with the 1. With an 1 and several 1 you will always be able to connect to an external projector or screen.

Numeric Key Pad

The quality of keyboard is crucial to data entry, so the Predator Helios 300 PH317-51-56NY includes a numeric keypad to make your life easier.

Very stylized look

Fed up with the black and grey machines that dominate the laptop market? The bold colours and exciting design of the 1 offer a very funky alternative.

Package that suits a Gamer

Not just a pretty face, the Predator Helios 300 PH317-51-56NY uses ergonomic design to give you a gaming advantage.

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Technical Specifications

Acer Predator Helios 300 PH317 HDD+SSD 7th Gen i7 Black - NH.Q2MEK.003 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 i5-7xxx
Processor Model Intel Core i5-7300HQ
Processor Speed 2.5 GHz
Processor Threads 4
Memory
RAM Size 16 GB
RAM Type DDR4-SDRAM
Storage
HDD Capacity 1000 GB
SSD Capacity 128 GB
Storage Total Capacity 1128 GB
Storage Type HDD + SSD
Graphics
Graphics Card Model - Dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
Graphics Card Model - Integrated Intel HD Graphics 630
Graphics Card Type Dedicated
Audio
Sound System Dolby Audio Premium
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
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
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 28.9 cm
Dimesnsions - Height 2.9 cm
Dimesnsions - Height (front) 2.9 cm
Dimesnsions - Height (rear) 2.9 cm
Dimesnsions - Width 43.2 cm
Weight 3 kg