Forum discussion tagged with Helios.
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    Solved! acer predator helios 300 Fan running even when shutdown !!

    Hi My acer predator helios 300 Fans keep running even when i shut down my laptop, when i shutting down my laptop after a few seconds fans start running at max speed , but when i plug charger it will stop , and when i press battery rest (pin hole ) it will stop too ...!! can anyone help me ...
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    Solved! Acer Predator Helios 300 no video anymore.

    I am having a very strange issue with my Acer Predator Helios 300. The laptop was working fine however after leaving it off for a week while I was away and now there seems to be no output whatsoever. Upon turning it on the keyboard lights come on and I can hear all the fans however the screen...
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    Solved! Acer Predator Helios 300 running slow

    My Acer Predator Helios 300 Gtx 1060 with 4gb of stock ram and idk about the rest but it is the lowest spec in the Helios lineup but after 2 months of use I started to see some very obvious changes in terms of performance my little brother said playing roblox at lowest quality lags so much it’s...
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    Solved! Acer helios 300 charger

    In my country the charger provided for Acer predator helios 300 is unbranded and made by delta electronics? Should I buy the laptop or not? Are delta electronics good laptop charger manufacturers?
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    Solved! laptop, wifi adapter,

    hello everybody, I'm running the ACER Predator Helios 300 G3-572. Been a great laptop for about a year now. just today I was playing the Black ops 4 when I lost connection to the internet. my wifi card stopped showing up on the device manager, network sharing options and was not able to...
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    Solved! GPU Fan suddenly stopped working!

    I Dropped my acer helios 300 unfortunately for the first time today and now the gpu fan will not run, but the cpu fan is still able to run. What can i do?? Please help and thank you!
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    Solved! which should i buy?

    I was comparing two laptops on newegg 1. Acer predator helios 300 2. Asus ROG strix scar edition Which should i choose? and is it worth to spend 500$ for 144hz from a 120hz laptop?
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    safe laptop temperature

    i have a helios 300 and when im playing need for speed the gpu temp hits about 82 degrees while the cpu tends to stay at 80 to 83 degrees is this normal or do i have to be concerned?? thank you
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    Solved! Helios Vs Omen Vs G7

    Alright, so I have done a fair bit of researching :pt1cable: on this. My budgests around 1250ish. Getting it strictly for gaming ;) . I have primarily selected 3 laptops but iam still confused between these 3 and don't know which on to go for. :pfff: So, my must needs are an i7 8th gen along...
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    Solved! Acer Predator Helios 300 Won't Power on. (Really need help!)

    Alright, so I've had my acer Predator helios 300 for about a year now, and I had been using normally, for college work, I decided to launch a game and about after 20 seconds of loading, the laptop powered off and now shows no signs of life whatsoever. The charging and power LEDs do not light up...
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    Solved! Acer Predator Helios 300 overheating while gaming!!!

    i recently bought(4-5 days back) an acer predator helios 300 with i5 8th gen (8300H) and gtx 1060...the system has been performing seemingly well and all the games were running very smooth...i tried nfs payback, pubg mobile, nfs the run, nfs rivals...finally when i wanted to play my favorite...
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    Backlight bleeding: normal?

    Just got an Helios 300 (PH315-51) and noticed some backlight bleed after doing the test: Is this acceptable/normal bleeding or should I rma? I can't notice anything during normal usage and picture aside, even in a dark room I can only spot the glow on the upper part.
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    MSI GF63 or Acer predator helios 300 in india

    Note: even acer predator helios 300 has no 144hz display in india. Take it into the consideration. Is there any other alternative laptops at that price range. MSI available here Acer available here Thanks in advance.
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    Solved! Why is my gpu running under 70%?

    So I bought my laptop a month ago. It's an Acer Predator Helios 300 PH315-51-7294 with i7-8750h processor, gtx 1060 6gb gpu and one stick of ddr4 8GB RAM(2666mhz). My problem is that in most of the games I get much lower fps than similar builds...
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    Which Gaming Laptop should i buy ?

    PLease help me to chose good laptop from these . Major Usage are games like Pubg, farcry 5, dota2 etc. FPS Minimum 50-60 on high setting ,1080 pixel . these are the only laptop available in near computer market , And i can afford these 5 laptops but which one i should get. 1. ACER Acer Predator...
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    Mic not working on Predator Helios 300

    My laptop only has one audio jack intended for headsets. Just got the Beexcellent GM-1 Gaming Headset and connected the USB and the 3.5mm cable but only the sound is working. Microphone is not being recognised on Recording Devices
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    Helios 300 2017 vs 2018

    Hi, I was looking to get a new laptop and I decided to go with the Acer Helios 300 (predator). As far as I understand the difference between the older (2017) and the newer model are as follows: - i7-8750h (2018 model) VS i7-7700hq - sRGB at 98% (2018 model) VS sRGB < 70% - 16 GB RAM DDR4 2600...
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    2GB 4K or 6GB 1080p for video editing?

    I'm getting a new laptop for video editing and some light gaming and I'm torn between the Acer Predator Helios 300 15" and the Lenovo Yoga 720 15". They both have similar specs except for the screen and graphics card- the Yoga has a 4K UHD display with a 2GB GTX 1050 and the Helios has a 1080p...
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    Acer Predator Helios vs msi GL63

    Hi all, I’m looking to buy new laptop so which one would be better MSI GL63 8RE-629 15.6" IPS Intel Core i7 8th Gen 8750H (2.20 GHz) NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 16 GB Memory 128 GB SSD 1 TB HDD Windows 10 Home 64-Bit Gaming Laptop -- ONLY @ NEWEGG...
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    Looking to get back into PC Gaming after over a decade. I'm a little rusty...

    Hi guys. I've been out of PC gaming for over 13 years: it's been consoles and MAC Books since Nickleback and Avril Lavigne were popular. The last PC I built, had a 512 mb graphics card (7800 GTX, if I remember corrrctly), and it was a beast at the time. Now, I'm skimming these forums and I'm...
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    Its the Acer Predator Helios 300 Worth it?

    Hello, So i have been using a Lenovo laptop SL500 for almost 12 years and.. Gaming on this Intel Mobile Integrated Graphics thing is awful.. So, I recently got to amazon and Browse for a decent Gaming laptop. I found an "Acer Predator Helios 300" Screen Size 15.6 inches Max Screen Resolution...
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    MSI GF63 8RD-078IN vs Acer Predator Helios 300 PH315-51

    Hello. Planning to buy a semi gaming laptop, mostly for work, and occasional gaming when travelling, (Already have a pretty decent gaming desktop rig.). Finally shortlisted among these 2, https://goo.gl/GmiEZj vs https://goo.gl/oVcDQo Please advise. Thank you. :D
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    My acer helios 300's fan is way too loud. Please help me fix it

    Hi, I just bought an acer helios 300 and even light games and such will make the fan whir like crazy, and it is way too loud to be excusable. I have tried resetting the bios and battery, to no avail. Acer livechat was useless, and ended up telling me to return it. I'd really like to be able to...
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    Asus Rog strix GL503GE-EN041TVs Acer predator Helios 300 PH315-51

    I wanna buy a laptop for both Gaming and photo/video editing .. Can u help me choose between the Asus Rog strix GL503GE-EN041T ( specs - i7 8750H , 1Tb HDD 128gb SSD , 15.6 fhd 120hz TN panel , gtx 1050Ti , rgb backlit keyboard, thunderbolt 3 supported ) or the Acer predator Helios 300 ( i7...
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    Acer predator helios 300 not starting

    I have a acer predator helios 300..so 1st i shut it down..then went to the back,opened the little compartments...didn't touch a thing...put the covers back on and tried to turn it on and nothing happened besides the keyboard lighting up..and when i put the charger in it just blinks orange
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    Predator helios 300 turbo

    Is the turbo boost safe without a cooling pad, and is it safe wothout one, and should i be worried about frying my cpu.
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    Solved! Can I stream on a mid range laptop?

    I want to game and stream from a laptop which I am planning to buy! Helios 300 is my preferred choice right now! But I am very confused if the laptop can stream at 1080p 30 fps or 720p 30fps no problem! Will the laptop overheat because that is my biggest fear with streaming ans gaming in a...
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    acer helios 300 vs asus rog strix hero

    For gaming what laptop should i chose acer helios 300(gtx 1060, i7 7700hq, 8gb ram, 256ssd) or asus rog strix gl503vm(hero) (gtx 1060, i7 7700hq, 8gb ram and 1tb sshd 5400rpm with 8gb smart cache).I wanna mention that the 120hz monitor from asus sounds awsome for me but i would like to know wich...
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    Msi GE72VR vs Acer helios 300 what should I get

    Hello guys so im looking to buy either a helios 300 or a msi ge72vr apache pro but what im concerned about is the long term durability ... im a person that uses my laptop for gaming almost everyday so this concerns me .. .. I looked on the web and I found some people complaining of heating...
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    Predator Helios 300 versions

    I'm looking forward to buy the Predator Helios 300 for it's on sale atm. I'm unsure on whether I should go for i5-7300HQ/GTX 1060/16GB/128GB/1TB for $1228 OR i7-7700HQ/GTX 1050Ti/8GB/128GB/1TB for for $1105.
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    Acer Predator Helios 300 Gaming Laptop VS MSI GP62 15.6" FHD Gaming Laptop - For Gaming

    Hi all, both of these laptops are in my budget - Acer Predator Helios 300 Gaming Laptop OR MSI GP62 15.6" FHD Gaming Laptop which of these 2 would give best overall performance and best value for money? or if you can recommend a better gaming laptop for not much more money....
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    Dell 7577 or acer helios 300?

    Hi. Im going to buy a new notebook and i found myself in a bit of a predicament. Cabt decide between these two. Dell 7577 Cpu: i5-7300hq Gpu: gtx 1060 (max-q) Ram: 8gb ddr4 Storage: 256 ssd Extra info: with win10, 5 year warranty, tb3 port, like the look of the chassis a lot, bad screen...
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    lapton suddenly turn off

    i purchased my new acer predator helios 300 ...... it's been 12 days nd it gets turn off suddenly.......like all the power is gone....what should i do please tell me ......
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    Can the Acer Predator Helios 300 run modded Skyrim?

    I recently got my first job at a grocery store and wanted to save up for the Helios 300. Im a big fan of the Elder Scrolls series and wanted to know if the laptop could run Modded Skyrim: Special Edition at 60 frames with maybe some EMB mods? I’ve been playing it on a PS4 with their terrible...
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    Predator Helios 300 anything else i can do to keep CPU temp down?

    Ok so I recently bought a predator helios 300 gaming laptop and have been basically stress testing it and when playing ghost recon wildlands the cpu sometimes reaches really high temps up to 82-85 celcius and I'm already using a tree new bee gaming laptop cooling pad at the highest rpm it will...
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    Predator Helios 300 Need some tips.

    Hey guys I was recently thinking about getting a Predator Helios 300 but I have a few concerns I wanted to get out and some opinions on. 1. Dust build up. Any tips on how to keep The Predator Helios 300 clean and dusted to improve and expand its life? 2. Performance. I will be honest with...
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    Acer Predator Helios 300 model question - need help

    Hello community, I'm new here! I have a question regarding these two versions of the laptop. One is from Amazon and the other one is from Costco...
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    Acer Helios 300 or Dell inspiron 7577

    I want to buy a $1000 Gaming laptop! I have 2 Choices 1. Acer Helios 300 2.Dell inspiron 7577 What is the better choice?
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    Solved! Which one is best between acer predator helios 300 or Msi gv62 7rd

    Acer predator helios 300 with i5 7th gen 128gb ssd and 1 tb hdd 1050ti graphics and other side msi gv62 7rd with i7 7th gen 1 tb hdd 1050 graphic and empty slot for ssd
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    Laptop not booting

    I purchased new Acer predator Helios 300. I am living in Germany. I bought it from Amazon US. I used a simple US to german adapter (no voltage conversion). I plugged in the laptop. Laptop not turning on. Not even the power source indication light is on in the laptop. Laptop not making any sound...
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    Looking for a gaming laptop

    hi i'm looking for a good gaming laptop around 1.2k$ Currently thinking about buying the acer helios 300
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    CHOICE HELP with gaming notebooks! Acer helios 300 or asus

    hello, Im confused between gaming notebooks The acer helios 300 17 inch specs: i7 7th gen, 1050 ti gpu, 8gb ram(can be upgraded to 16) 1tb hdd, ssd the asus fx753 17 inch specs: i7 7th gen, 1050 ti gpu, 16gb ram, 1tb hdd, ssd same specs almost. Im confused, i look into design and material...
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    acer predator helios 300

    what is the difference between the acer predator helios 300 that costs 1050 dollars and the acer predator helios 300 that costs 1400 dollars apart from the storage and the size of the screen.