Acer Predator Helios 500 17 Amd-Let’s start with the fact that the Acer Predator Helios 500 (2021) weighs 3.9 kg, making it a somewhat hefty computer. It is the first four KG or heavier laptop I have tried in recent years. Not only that, but the computer also has two 330W power adapters, each weighing more than a kilogram (individually). If you are considering purchasing one, you should know that the Acer Predator Helios 500 is not a portable computer. It has 5th Gen Aerobate 3D Cooling technology, which keeps the tablet cool for an extended amount of time, is a plus.

Acer Predator Helios 500 Design

Acer Predator Helios 500 Design

The Acer Predator Helios 500 (2021) includes all the I/O components one may anticipate from a laptop in this class, except the SD card port. Dual USB Type-C ports, three USB Type-A ports that enable USB 3.2 Gen2, a mini-display 1.4 port, a full-sized HDMI 2.1 port, an RJ45 Ethernet port, a headphone jack, and a microphone jack are all included on the laptop.

The laptop measures 35mm, or 3.5cm, in thickness. Essentially, this is a large and clunky gaming laptop designed to provide superior cooling compared to the rest of the pitch. It should be your first choice if you want a high-end gaming laptop that you won’t need to carry around all the time.

Display For The Acer Predator Helios 500 (2021):

Full-Spec 4K 120Hz Panel Most gaming laptops come with high-resolution or high refresh rate panels for the screen. One of the few computers with a display this good is this one. The Acer Predator Helios 500 (2021) operates in a somewhat unique manner. It boasts a 4K panel and can support refresh rates of up to 120 Hz.

The Acer Predator Helios 500 (2021)’s display is a VESA Displayed 1000 certified panel, so the story doesn’t end there. It indicates that the Panel can provide a maximum brightness of 1000 nits in HDR mode, making it one of the brightest laptop screens available. Keep in mind that the intelligence will only be 480 nits in the usual way, which is still very promising compared to other gaming laptops.

Trackpad And Keypad For The Acer Predator Helios 500

Trackpad And Keypad For The Acer Predator Helios 500

The trackpad and keyboard on the Acer Predator Helios 500 (2021) Design are distinctive. The trackpad contains physical right and left keys in addition to a blue LED border. However, the trackpad is quite functional on its own and can be utilized without any problems for everyday tasks. In contrast to the trackpad on a device like the Asus ROG Zephyrus S17, it does, however, feel small.

The Acer Predator Helios 500 (2021) sports a full-sized keyboard with Race Key and Afforce keys powered by Mechanical MiTek Switches. Moreover, the WASD keys have an analogue joystick-like capability that allows users to increase or decrease key pressure for precise control gradually.

Web Camera And Speaker For The Acer Predator Helios 500

The 2.1MP web camera on the Acer Predator Helios 500 can record video in 1080p HD. Acer did a good job; anything less than a 1080p web camera on a laptop with 4K resolution would have been unacceptable. The web camera is superior to most laptop cameras in terms of resolution and clarity, making it ideal for video conferences. Even the speakers on the Acer Predator Helios 500 are unique to those on most laptops since they are loud, clear and provide a lot of bass without distorting the lows and Mids. But you might need to use a headphone if you’re using the laptop in turbo mode because it gets pretty loud.

Acer Predator Helios 500 Processor And GPU

Acer Predator Helios 500 Processor And GPU

The Intel Core i9-11980H, the most powerful mobile CPU from Intel until the release of the Intel Core i9-12900HK just a few days ago, forms the foundation of the Acer Predator Helios 500 (2021). At a maximum clock speed of 5GHz, the Intel Core i9-11980HK is an octa-core, sixteen-thread processor. Compared to the 10th Gen Intel Core i9 laptop for mobile, the CPU is power-efficient and was manufactured utilizing 10 nm Superfine technology. In addition, it provides 24MB of L3 cache and has a 65W peak TDP. Moreover, it has Intel UHD Graphics with a GPU clock speed of up to 1.4GHz.


The most powerful gaming laptop at the time was the Acer Predator Triton 500 SE. This time, the business sent us the Acer Predator Helios 500, a high-end gaming laptop with a premium model.

The Acer Predator Helios 500, model number PH517-52, retails in India for Rs. 379,999, making it an expensive gaming device. I’ve been testing it for a few weeks, and this is my review of the most powerful gaming laptop from Acer.