Acer Predator Helios 500 PH517 i7 17.3 inch IPS HDD+SSD Black

MPN: NH.Q3NAA.003  |  EAN: 0191114717028  |  Model: PH517-51-72NU

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as at 25 Sep 19 | 3:15 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Acer Predator Helios 500 PH517 i7 17.3 inch IPS HDD+SSD Black - NH.Q3NAA.003 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Pro Video Editing
Very Good
Amateur Photo Editing
Outstanding
Casual Gaming
Outstanding
Hardcore Gaming
Outstanding
College (Students)
Outstanding
Watching Movies
Just Right
Basic Video Editing
Very Good
Pro Graphic Design
Outstanding
Simple Music Editing
Outstanding
Pro Music Production
Very Good
Bookkeeping
Outstanding
Front-end Development
Outstanding
Back-end Development
Very Good
Browsing
Outstanding
Documents
Outstanding
Email
Outstanding
Social Media
Outstanding
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
Outstanding
Windows
Outstanding

Professional Video Production

The PH517-51-72NU'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 2.2 GHz processor and a dedicated graphics card which makes this laptop perfect for high-resolution video projects.

Great for photo editing

The powerful Intel Core i7 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

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 16 GB RAM combines nicely with the GPU on the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 which hits a 3DMark benchmark score of 17150.5, 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

As a student or researcher in the social or physical sciences, this device provides a good balance of portability (with it's 17.3 inches screen size) and performance so that you're free to roam the labs or libraries with a machine that can competently multi-task your data crunching, "multi-tabbed browsing" and the production of academic content.

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

You need to pack a lot into this screen, hence 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.

Continuously tweaking video clips are fun but 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 1070 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.

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.

Give your Images the professional touch

The on-board Memory size of 16 GB and the quad-core Intel Core i7-8750H processor on this laptop allows you to quickly convert high ppi image formats and rapidly iterate through your concepts.

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 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

The PH517-51-72NU provides a great playground to create homemade tracks, mixes and audio effects. It offers ample storage for your music files with a total capacity of 1256 GB. Also, the Intel Core i7-8750H processor gives sufficient power for converting your work into various music file formats.

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

Managing finances has never been simpler. The PH517-51-72NU 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

With a 12538 CPU and 16 GB of RAM, the PH517-51-72NU 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

You'll need a machine that can handle multiple VMs for your various dev environments. The PH517-51-72NU sports an Intel Core i7-8750H, (a processor with 6 cores) plus a healthy 16 GB of RAM to power your VMs and dev tools.

Regular Stuff / Everyday Tasks

Spreadsheets, presentations and documents, are relatively undemanding, but the Intel Core i7-8750H processor and 16 GB RAM ensures even image laden files won't leave you watching the 'spinning wheel' on the PH517-51-72NU

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

Sending and receiving email is a relatively lightweight activity that the PH517-51-72NU 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 PH517-51-72NU 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 PH517-51-72NU allows you to stay productive even when you need to pop out for a few hours thanks to its portability and 3.50 hours battery life.

Working in the dark

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

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

When you spend all day typing, the quality of keyboard makes a big difference. The PH517-51-72NU includes a numeric keypad to simplify the process of entering numbers into spreadsheets. And with a backlit keyboard, you can keep working long after the sun goes down too.

Package that suits a Gamer

Not just a pretty face, the PH517-51-72NU uses ergonomic design to give you a gaming advantage.

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Technical Specifications

Acer Predator Helios 500 PH517 i7 17.3 inch IPS HDD+SSD Black - NH.Q3NAA.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 6 cores
Processor Family Intel Core i7
Processor Model Intel Core i7-8750H
Processor Speed 2.2 GHz
Processor Threads 12
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 1070
Graphics Card Model - Integrated Intel UHD Graphics 630
Graphics Card Type Dedicated
Networking
Network Bluetooth Type 5.0
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
Thunderbolt 3 USB Type-C Port Ports 2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C Ports 1
USB 3.0/3.1 (Gen 1) Type-A Ports 3
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 3.50 hours
Security
Cable Lock Slot Yes
Cable Lock Slot Type Kensington
Weight & Dimensions
Dimesnsions - Depth 29.8 cm
Dimesnsions - Height 3.87 cm
Dimesnsions - Width 42.8 cm
Weight 4 kg