Acer Predator Helios 500 Laptop: Take charge of your gaming experience with this 17.3-inch Acer Predator Helios gaming laptop. The AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 graphics provide vivid visuals for a smooth gaming experience. This 17.3-inch Acer Predator Helios gaming laptop features an AMD Ryzen 7 2700 processor and 16GB of RAM to efficiently handle intensive tasks and ensure seamless performance.
Windows 10 operating system
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17.3" Full HD display
Acer ComfyView technology reduces reflection. The 1920 x 1080 resolution boasts impressive color and clarity. IPS technology. LED backlight.
Imagine, design and create without boundaries. The powerful AMD Ryzen™ 7 processor features machine intelligence that anticipates your needs. Discover true responsiveness with 8 cores and 16 threads for ultimate performance.
16GB system memory for intense multitasking and gaming
Reams of high-bandwidth DDR4 RAM to smoothly run your graphics-heavy PC games and video-editing applications, as well as numerous programs and browser tabs all at once.
256GB solid state drive (SSD)
While offering less storage space than a hard drive, a flash-based SSD has no moving parts, resulting in faster start-up times and data access, no noise, and reduced heat production and power draw on the battery.
FreeSync technology for fluid gameplay
AMD FreeSync synchronizes the refresh rate between the GPU and display to eliminate image tears and choppiness.
AMD Radeon RX Vega 10 graphics
Backed by 8GB GDDR5 dedicated video memory for an ultrafast, advanced GPU to fuel your games.
To give you great sound across music, movies, voice and games.
Weighs 8.82 lbs. and measures 1.5" thin
Compact power to go, so there's no need to compromise on visual real estate or gaming power to gain portability. 4-cell lithium-polymer battery.
HDMI output expands your viewing options
Connect to an HDTV or high-def monitor to set up two screens side by side or just see more of the big picture.
Connect to a Wireless-AC router for nearly 3x the speed, more capacity and wider coverage than Wireless-N. Backward-compatible with all other Wi-Fi networks and hotspots. Gigabit Ethernet LAN port.
Built-in HD webcam with microphone
Makes it easy to video chat with family and friends or teleconference with colleagues over Skype or other popular applications.
Backlit keyboard for easy typing in dim or dark locations
Touchpad with multigesture support.
DisplayPort, audio line-out and audio line-in.
Note: This laptop does not include a built-in DVD/CD drive.
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The analysis of all aggregated expert reviews shows that the reviewers are positive about sound, usability, screen and performance. Editors are less positive about image quality and battery and have mixed opinions about design. Using an algorithm based on product age, reviewers ratings history, popularity, product category expertise and other factors, this product gets an alaTest Expert Rating of 93/100 = Excellent quality.
TechRadarRating, 4 out of 54.0Michelle Rae Uy on December 11, 2018
Acer Predator Helios 500 review
A high-powered gaming computer in laptop formFull Review
PCMagRating, 3.5 out of 53.5Gabe Carey on August 22, 2018
Acer Predator Helios 500
Acer's Predator Helios 500 squeezes full-fat overclockable GeForce GTX 1070 performance into a 17-inch gaming laptop, but we'd like to see a bit more battery life and chassis polish.Full Review
Acer Predator Helios 500 Review: A rare chance to choose between AMD and Intel-Nvidia versions
Acer's big, burly and powerful Predator Helios 500 gaming laptop lets you choose between AMD and Intel/Nvidia configurations. They're both powerhouses, but they excel at different things. Read our review for all the details.Full Review
NotebookcheckRating, 4.4 out of 54.4Benjamin Herzig on September 6, 2018
Ultra HD gaming device. The hunk of a laptop enters the second round: Not so long ago, we have already reviewed the lower-priced version of the Acer Predator Helios 500 - here comes the sequel. Is the expensive high-end version able to convinceFull Review
NotebookcheckRating, 4.3 out of 54.3Sebastian Jentsch on May 29, 2018
Gaming upgrade. Our exclusive review of Acer's massive fella. Equipped with a 45 W CPU and a GTX 1070 the brand-new case contains a true gaming powerhouse. The Helios 500 is the successor to the Helios 300, and while still quite hefty and bulkyFull Review