Acer Aspire V17 Nitro Black Edition VN7-792G-79LX 17.3-inch

NINJA SCORE
68
Mixed Reviews
$849.00
(as of 21-03-2017 00:38 UTC) Details
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Pros

  • Full HD LED-backlit IPS display
  • Generous amount of storage
  • Fast processor
  • Quiet when not gaming

Cons

  • Difficult to upgrade
  • Battery life less than advertised
  • Some noise when gaming

Bottom Line

A powerful gaming laptop that will run most new games on medium to high settings, just stay close to a power outlet as the battery life is about half the advertised time.


The Acer Aspire V17 Nitro Black Edition VN7-592G-71ZL is a 2015 bestselling 17.3-inch that received positive reviews for its super-fast processor, generous RAM, ample storage and decent NVIDIA graphics chip. Reviewers also praised the large FHD display and the crystal clear audio. The only shortfalls were the less than advertised battery life, only lasting about half the advertised time, and the masses of pre-installed bloatware. All in all this is a powerful gaming laptop that is well worth the investment.

Score Summary

Specifications

Processor Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.7Ghz [View Benchmarks]
Graphics Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M [View Benchmarks]
Graphics Type Discrete
Graphics Memory 4GB Dedicated
RAM 8GB DDR3 SDRAM
Operating System Microsoft Windows Windows 10 Home
Weight 6.8 lbs
Battery Life 7 hours
Hard Drive 1 1000 HDD 5400
Display Size 17.3 inch
Display Type TN
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080
Display Technology In-panel switching
Connectivity 2x USB 3.0 | USB 2.0 | HDMI | Gigabit Ethernet | Dual Band WiFi | Bluetooth 4.0
Audio 4x stereo speakers | Acer TrueHarmony
Webcam HD 720p
Additional Features Secure Digital (SD) card reader | Red Backlit
Dimension (LxWxH) 16.65 x 11.56 x 0.98
Warranty 1 year standard warranty

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