Acer introduced the Predator Helios 300 portable gaming device with a powerful Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Ti screen and a 144Hz screen refresh rate to deliver smooth gaming performance at an affordable price.
Hardware Specifications of Acer Predator Helios 300 (PH315-52-78VL
|price||Starts at $ 1,100|
|Screen and dimensions||15.6 inches, 144Hz refresh rate, 1920 x 1080 dimensions|
|Healer||2.6GHz Intel Core i7-9750H|
|Random memory||16GB DDR4 SDRAM 2667MHz|
|Graphics card||6GB Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Ti|
|Storage space||256GB NVMe PCIe SSD|
|Networks and Connectivity||802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth 5.0|
|Operating System||Windows 10 Home (64-bit)|
Knowing that the device comes with multiple options for internal components in both cases, its price starts from $ 1100, and one of the negative things you may face is the basic storage space with the device, which comes with a 256 GB SSD unit, which is small due to the current size of games, but on the other hand there is an opportunity to add Additional units, but of course, at the cost.
Computer Helios 300 offers very good performance with games as it can reach 60 frames per second with high quality 1920 x 1080 resolution with many games, as games such as Need for Speed Heat, Battlefield V and Far Cry 5 provided high quality and smooth performance for games. Older like Titanfall 2 with maximum settings and a rate of 144 frames without any problem, as well as Epic games such as the famous game Fortnite, there is no problem as well in the performance of the game.
- Here are the results of the performance test of the device on different platforms and games:
- Geekbench 4, the device scored 21,433 points.
- Cinebench R15 CPU The machine scored 1248 points.
- 3DMark Fire Strike Ultra – The device scored 3,157 points.
- Far Cry 5, the device achieved 85 frames per second.
- Deus Ex: Mankind Divided at 79.7 fps.
As for battery performance, with a live video viewing experience, the battery lasted for 4 hours and 37 minutes, which is a typical rate for a gaming device.
The screen comes full-HD with a fast refresh rate of 144 Hz, which makes the movement on the screen smooth and distinct compared to the competing devices in the same price category, most of which come with a refresh rate of 60 Hz, while the colors, contrast and brightness are also very suitable, but what is noticeable in the dark and black scenes appears a leak In the backlight at the top of the screen.
The keyboard is well comfortable with games and typing, the signs appear clearly and are easy to read, whether with or without backlight, which is another feature that the device outperforms its competitors, and the ice blue color is distinctive in addition to the transparent keycaps on the WASD and arrows buttons and the PredatorSense button dedicated to running the custom Acer PredatorSense application To help monitor system performance, control fan and power settings, and customize acoustics as well, the touchpad is accurate and responsive.
Acer offers the Predator Helios 300 for gaming with very good capabilities with a reasonable price to provide a premium gaming experience
8.0 / 10
- Best 1080p gaming performance in its price segment
- Ease of updating and developing components
- The possibility of controlling the performance easily and smoothly
- Small basic storage space
- An issue with background colors at the top of the screen in dark sections