Acer Predator 15 (G9-593-73N6) and Acer Predator 17 (G9-793-73MB) Gaming Laptops General Review

Acer Predator 15 (G9-593-73N6) and Acer Predator 17 (G9-793-73MB) are powerful gaming laptop's with acceptable price tags. Both models are same in design, specifications but differ in their display size. Lets see these models general review.

We have seen an ultimate Acer Predator 17 X and Acer Predator Helios 300 models. Now, in this general review, we are going to take a look at Acer Predator 15 (G9-593-73N6) and Acer Predator 17 (G9-793-73MB) models which are budget-friendly models for hard-core gamers.

Acer Predator 15 (G9-593-73N6) is a 15.6 Inch Full HD display model whereas Acer Predator 17 (G9-793-73MB) is a 17.3 Inch Full HD display model. Other than this display size, everything is same for these two models.

Acer Predator 15 (G9-593-73N6)


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These two models are powered by 7th Generation 2.8 GHz Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor and can go up to 3.8 GHz. Both models feature 16 GB DDR4 SDRAM, 256 GB SSD + 1 TB HDD @ 7200 RPM storage drives and comes with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 with 6 GB of dedicated GDDR5 VRAM.

These performing specs are enough for most of the gaming. You can play video games in Full HD resolution without issues. You are getting an ultimate processor which is commonly seen in high-end gaming laptops, 16 GB is enough for most of the gaming. You can upgrade up to 32 GB, if you want to. Storage is enough, but if you can upgrade the storage, upgrade that SSD drive to to 512 GB. NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 GPU will let you to play videos games in Full HD resolution in high settings.

In performance, GTX 1080 >> GTX 1070 > GTX 1060. So, these two models feature the third best GTX GPU. If you want more performance, go for GTX 1070 models or GTX 1080 GPU models. We have two other Acer Predator 15 (G9-593-71EH) and Acer Predator 17 (G9-793-79V5) models which feature GTX 1070 GPU. You should take a look at them.

Acer Predator 17 (G9-793-73MB)


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Other important specs to consider are Killer DoubleShot Pro Ethernet and WiFi connectivity, Programmable RGB Backlit keyboard and Predator SoundPound audio system which includes four stereo speakers, two sub-woofers and Dolby Audio surround system. These models features Thunderbolt 3 port and four USB 3.0 ports.

15 inch model weighs around 8.2 pounds and 17 inch model weighs around 9.3 pounds. So, both models are not for carrying around. You can expect 3 hours of battery life in normal usage conditions.

Specifications:

Acer Predator 15 (G9-593-73N6) and Acer Predator 17 (G9-793-73MB)
Display 15.6 inch Full HD (1920 x 1080) IPS LED display (G9-593-73N6)
17.3 inch Full HD (1920 x 1080) IPS LED display (G9-793-73MB)
Processor 7th Generation 2.8 GHz Intel Core i7-7700HQ (can go up to 3.8 GHz)
RAM 16 GB DDR4 SDRAM
Storage 256 GB SSD
1 TB HDD @ 7200 RPM
Graphics NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 with 6 GB of dedicated GDDR5 VRAM
Webcam HD Camera
Audio Four stereo speakers
Combo headphone Jack
Two Sub-woofers
Dolby Audio surround sound
Wireless Connectivity Killer Wireless-AC 1535 802.11ac Wi-Fi featuring 2x2 MU-MIMO technology
Built-in Bluetooth V4.1
Interface One COMBO audio jack
One Display Port
Four USB 3.0 port
One Thunderbolt 3 port
One Killer Ethernet E2400 (RJ45) LAN Jack
One HDMI
One SD Card Reader
Battery 8-cell Li-ion Battery (6000 mAh) (Up to 3 hours Battery Life)
Dimensions 15.39 x 11.79 x 1.52 inches (G9-593-73N6)
16.65 x 12.66 x 1.56 inches (G9-793-73MB)
Weight Approx. 8.2 pounds (G9-593-73N6)
Approx. 9.3 pounds (G9-793-73MB)
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Conclusion:

Overall, both models are perfect for hard-core gamers who are in budget. If you can spend extra money, go for GTX 1070 GPU models, Acer Predator 15 (G9-593-71EH) and Acer Predator 17 (G9-793-79V5).

Or else, these GTX 1060 GPU models are enough for heavy gaming.

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