Acer Predator Helios 300 Description
Acer is a Taiwan based manufacturer of a variety of affordable laptops. The key features of an Acer laptop are the lightweight design available in both Chromebooks or an advanced gaming laptop. The Predator Helios 300 is an allrounder laptop that is in the mid-tier entry-level gaming laptops range. Its dimensions are 0.9 by 14.2 by 10 inches HWD and weigh 5.1 pounds making it slimmer than other gaming laptops while being durable enough in weight. It is powered with a seventh-generation Intel Core i7 processor and is also available in Core i5. With a large 8GB DDR4 SDRAM which can be extended to up to 32GB. The Predator Helios 300 is capable of the highest quality graphics on a budget value laptop.
Gamers are looking for a large screen will find the Predator Helios 300's 15.6 inches enough to display all their favourite AAA gametitles. It has high-end processing power from Intel and NVIDIA offering 144 Hz display that guarantees a higher refresh rate. Continuous framerate will feel faster, making the game feel smooth. Continuous seamless gameplay is essential for gamers as it is an advantage during competitive gaming against players who do not have 1920 х 1080 pixel resolution. The screen ratio is 16:9 with a pixel density of 142PPI and pitch of 0.18 х 0.18 mm.
The integrated graphics processing unit GPU is the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 or 1050 Ti that can deliver extensive gameplay. The storage capacity is 256GB SATA SSD with a 1TB hard disk. Safe to say, the Predator Helios 300 is a powerful gaming laptop that will ensure experienced to competitive gamers are satisfied. The design caters to gamers preferences with an overall black profile with red accents on the hood. Gamers will enjoy the aluminium-plastic combination body and sleek air vents of the Predator Helios 300. The Acer PredatorSense software will monitor your CPU and GPU processors, adjusting their settings to achieve an optimal gaming performance. With PredatorSence gamers can easily access hotkeys for quicker gameplay. The customizable gaming profiles, gaming keyboard, accent lights, fan speed and multimedia mode give gamers added advantage over base model gaming laptops.
The iron red backlit keyboard has many useful keys with a gentle bounce making it easy for gamers to use for hours of gameplay. Processors are easily overburdened by extensive gaming, resulting in rapid overheating and overclocking but with the AeroBlade 3D Fan technology and 0.1mm thin metal cooling fan, the Predator Helios 300 has 35% more airflow than other gaming laptops. It has low noise and does not overcook easily. The hidden mechanism under the “Turbo” button will rapidly engage the cooling fans for the GPU. Together the PredatorSense and AeroBlade 3D Fan can maintain a cooling temperature 10C lower than other base model laptops. To make things even more flexible and adjustable the Predator Helios memory compartment is easily accessible along with its several ports making it seamlessly compatible with third-party devices. Multiple ports include the USB 3.1 type-cport, gigabit ethernet jacks, USB 3.0, USB 2.0 and an HDMI output 2.0. It does not have an SD card slot and is not compatible with the daisy chain chord extension called Thunderbolt.
The Acer Predator Helios has a long battery life, approximately 7 hours of web browsing and 5 hours and 42 minutes of video playback is possible. It is available online in Pakistan from multiple online-store sellers.
Acer Predator Helios 300 Specifications
Acer Predator Helios 300:
CPU: 2.2GHz Intel Core i7-8750H (Hexa-core, 9MB cache, up to 4.1GHz)
Graphics: Intel UHD Graphics 630; Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 (6GB GDDR5)
RAM: 16GB DDR4 (2,666MHz)
Screen: 15.6-inch FHD (1,920 x 1,080) ComfyView IPS (144Hz refresh rate)
Storage: 256GB PCIe SSD
Ports: 1 x USB-C 3.1, 2 x USB 2.0, 1 x USB 3.0, HDMI 2.0, RJ-45 Ethernet, SD card reader, 3.5mm headphone jack
Connectivity: Intel 802.11ac Wi-Fi; Bluetooth
Camera: HD webcam (1,280 x 720) with 2 x mics
Weight: 5.95 pounds (2.7kg)
Size: 15.4 x 10.5 x 1.1 inches (39.1 x 26.7 x 2.8cm; W x D x H)