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Acer Predator Helios 300 PH317-53-51BW Specs and Details

Acer launches its new Acer Predator Helios 300 PH317-53-51BW responsive 17-inch IPS Full HD anti-glare display. Versatile, it integrates an NVIDIA Turing RTX 2060 Max-Q graphics card with ray tracing, a Quad Core i5 Coffee Lake Refresh processor, a large capacity hybrid storage with 256GB fast SSD, Wi-Fi ax connectivity or a chiclet keyboard. backlit. Supplied without Windows, it offers the choice of the operating system.

Acer Predator Helios 300 PH317-53-51BW Specs and Details

Acer Predator Helios 300 PH317-53-51BW Specs

Screen (s) 17.3 ” Full HD LED IPS 300cd / m² 72% NTSC ComfyView (1920×1080, matte / anti-glare)
Processor Intel Core i5-9300H Coffee Lake Refresh (2.4GHz, 4 cores)
Installed RAM (max) 8 GB DDR4 2666 MHz (32 GB), 2 slots
Graphic card NVIDIA Turing GeForce RTX 2060 6GB GDDR6 dedicated Max-Q, Intel UHD 630 integrated into the processor
Storage 256GB SSD M.2 (NVMe PCIe, Intel 760p) 1 TB at 7200 rpm
Connectors 2 USB 3.0 1 USB 3.1 (Gen2) USB 3.1 Type-C (Gen2), HDMI 2.0, miniDisplayPort 1.4
Network Wi-Fi ax (Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth 5.0, Gigabit Ethernet
Backlit Keyboard Yes RGB 4 zones with
Numeric keypad Yes
Windows Hello
Audio system 2 speakers Waves MaxxAudio, Acer TrueHarmony
Operating system
Announced Autonomy / Battery 5 hours / Li-Ion 4 cells 3815mAh 58.7Whr
Weight / Dimensions (mm) 2.93 Kg / 403.5 x 280 x 24.7 mm

Chassis, connectivity, screen Acer Predator Helios 300 PH317-53-51BW

It sports a gamer design with its black frame with angular lines.
The AeroBlade technology takes care of its cooling by combining 2 fans AeroBlade 3D 4th generation which evacuate the heat by the grates present on the sides and in the back.

This gamer computer benefits from good connectivity including Bluetooth 5.0 and Wi-Fi ax modules ( newer and more powerful than Wi-Fi ac ) to communicate and connect wirelessly remotely, HDMI video outputs and mini-DisplayPort useful for easy connection to a TV for example, Ethernet and audio ports, a USB 3.1 Type-C and 3 USB 3.0 / .1 (compatible both USB 2.0), ensuring transfers made up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 if USB 3.0 devices are plugged into it.

Of course, the chiclet keyboard can be backlit, here via a 4-zone RGB system, which is convenient for discerning its keys in the dim light.

Acer Predator Helios 300 PH317-53-51BW Specs and Details

The screen lends itself well to the display of High Definition content and particularly to videos with its precise Full HD definition and its 16 / 9th format. IPS, the screen reproduces colors more accurately than average while ensuring comfortable vertical and horizontal viewing angles. As it is anti-reflective treatment, the screen also offers better visibility than a bright slab in bright environment (ex: outdoor) and is more relaxing for eyes in prolonged use.

For this computer to express its full potential, keep in mind that it is necessary to install a complete operating system such as a Linux or Windows distribution.

For example, NVIDIA Optimus technology, which evaluates real-time graphics needs, can automatically switch between the Intel UHD 630 integrated in the processor and the dedicated graphics card.

Optimus favors the maximum Intel UHD 630 despite its very modest benefits because it is energy efficient and therefore promotes autonomy over the dedicated GPU more greedy and powerful. Both of course allow you to watch photos and video.

Performance, battery life of Acer Predator Helios 300 PH317-53-51BW

The Acer Predator Helios 300 PH317-53-51BW can appeal to those who want to acquire a versatile 17-inch high-performance notebook, especially in games.

Players will be delighted to find a high-end NVIDIA Turing graphics card with ray tracing. The GeForce RTX 2060, here in edition Max-Q , is able to rotate the favorite games of the user.

This laptop will seduce all the more players that the built-in storage is up to par. It offers a total capacity of 1.2 TB, consisting of a hard drive of 1000 GB (speed with 7200 rpm against 5400 rpm usually) and a SSD of 256 GB. The latter is intended to accommodate the main games / software in addition to the OS, the preste finding place on the hard drive.

Acer Predator Helios 300 PH317-53-51BW Specs and Details

In everyday life, including games, the SSD guarantees a much better fluidity and responsiveness than a hard disk. Thanks to the SSD, start / stop and game / application launches are much faster and we can for example arrive more quickly on online maps.

The heart of this computer gamer shoulder well the RTX 2060 in games. Consisting of 8 GB of RAM and a Quad Core i5-9300H Coffee Lake Refresh processor, it delivers strong overall performance to satisfy a maximum of users.
Creative people will be interested in getting faster processing than a low-power Quad Core CPU in CPU-intensive CPU-intensive areas such as video editing, photo editing, and 3D rendering.

Finally with regard to the autonomy of this computer, whose heating and noise are rather contained for a 17-inch gamer, plan on about 5 hours of battery operation in light use.

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