Acer Predator 17 G9-791-73ZW 17.3-inch UHD

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  • Powerful hardware
  • Good battery life
  • UHD display
  • USB Type-C (Thunderbolt 3)


  • Only 4GB of video memory
  • Price
  • Weight and size

Bottom Line

Acer’s top of the line gaming laptop that performs well in all areas and even has a surprisingly long battery life compared to competitors.

The Acer Predator 17 G9-791-73ZW is Acer’s top of the line 17.3-inch gaming laptop which features a brilliant UHD display. Sporting a powerful 6th generation i7 processor, 32GB of DDR4 RAM and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M, the Predator 17 G9-791-73ZW will run modern titles on high and ultra settings with ease. Ample storage space is provided by a 1TB mechanical HDD and a 512GB SSD. It has also received praise for its UHD display that offers crisp image quality and its exceptionally good battery life. The Acer Predator 17 performs incredibly well and will impress even the most demanding of gamers.

Score Summary

Critic Reviews

  • 80
    TrustedReviews January 25, 2016

    The latest gaming laptop to thud onto my desk isn’t from one of the big names in this market – instead, it’s from Acer. The Predator 17 marks a renewed attempt by this famous firm to crack the growing gaming notebook sector.

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  • 83
    NotebookCheck February 10, 2016

    The Predator 17 is the second device from Acer's new gaming series. Despite the bulky chassis, the cooling solution cannot completely convince us.

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Graphics Nvidia GeForce GTX 980M [View Benchmarks]
Graphics TypeDiscrete
Graphics Memory 4GB Dedicated
Operating System Microsoft Windows
Weight8.7 lbs
Battery Life5.5 hours
Hard Drive 11000 HDD 7200
Hard Drive 2512 SSD
Display Size17.3 inch
Display TypeIPS
Display Resolution3840 x 2160
Display TechnologyIPS
Connectivity4x USB 3.0 | USB Type-C (Thunderbolt 3)| HDMI | Mini-Display port | Dual Band WiFi | Ethernet | Bluetooth 4.1
Audio4x Built-in Stereo Speakers, 2x Subwoofers
Additional FeaturesMemory card reader
Dimension (LxWxH)12.66 x 16.65 x 1.56
Warranty1 year

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