Forum discussion tagged with Predator.
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    Predator laptop losing WiFi range

    I own an Acer Predator Helios 300. Recently I had sent it for repairs because it wouldn't switch on due to a motherboard issue. When I got it back everything worked fine except the WiFi. It would constantly lose range even within a few feet of my router. Sometimes it wouldn't connect at all...
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    Is it ok to use crc to clean my laptop fans?

    I was just wondering if it would be safe to use CRC (that sprayable substance that dissolved easily and is intended to be used to clean computer parts) to clean my laptop fans? (Mainly the right one) And if it is ok to do so would I have to take the bottom off of my laptop or could I keep it on...
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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! Help with laptop to play and stream League of legends only??

    Hello,guys can this laptop Acer Predator i7-8750H+1060 gxt,16gb ram play lol at 1080p 60 fps capped and stream league of legends at 720p 60 fps capped??
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    Solved! Factory Resetting Acer Predator G9-739

    My question here is, If I use Windows Media Creation to factory reset the Acer Predator, would the features (Acer and Predatorsense) still be there after I factory reset my laptop back to normal. Because I've spent $1,750 on this gaming laptop and I hate for it to break on me again. Hopefully...
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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! which one should i buy? (same brand, same model, different specs)

    Okay so i have decided to buy a used "acer predator helios 300" laptop - i have found two different models and gotten them both down to the exact same price, but now i cant decide which one i should buy :P One comes with an Intel® Core™ i5-7300HQ processor Four cores and a NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX...
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    Solved! Acer Predator Temp issues

    Hey guys! I have an Acer Predator 17 laptop that has served me few a few years now but recently has been having some serious issues with game crashes and hitching. I've tracked it back to the fact that its internals run WAY to hot at a fairly regular 80-100c when gaming. This goes for both CPU...
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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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    Gaming become laggy and frame rate is unacceptable

    My laptop specs : Acer predator G3-571 Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7700HQ CPU @ 2.80 GHz GTX 1060 16Gb ram 64-bit I was playing shadow of tomb raider and the witcher 3 fine the week before. After i came home from a trip, when I turn on the games its FPS is actually driving me to crazy. I have tried...
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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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    About Laptops from newegg

    Should I buy from I am planing to buy a predator from newegg but the thing is, that item has not been reviewed so I am in confusion that should I buy it from that site or not. But the seller of this laptop is Newegg So what should I do? The link to this laptop is...
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    Solved! Help on deciding a laptop please!

    ASUS FX504GE-E4031T - £699 CPU: i5 8300H GPU: 1050ti RAM: 8GB Storage: 1TB HDD + 128GB SSD Screen: 60Hz 15.6" ACER Predator Helios 300 - £749 CPU: i5 8300H GPU: 1050ti RAM: 8GB Storage: 1TB HDD + 128GB SSD Screen: 144Hz 15.6"
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    55-60 Degrees idle Temp on laptop

    Hey there guys, got Acer Predator Helios 300 been using it for a month now and noticed the temp and decided to check it out. Idle its 60c and under load its around 85-90. Is that okay for a month old device ? Is there any way to reduce it if thats not the optimal tem ?
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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! Which one should I get ?

    I want to purchase a new labtop and I am confused between this 2 which one is better ? Acer predator helios 300 2018 Or MSI gp63 8re I...
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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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    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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    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...
  26. vishalaestro

    Acer predator with I7 7700HQ a good buy for 1100$

    I mainly use the laptop for programming and gaming. My previous system was a Intel core i5 6500 with 16GB ram and GTX 1060 6GB , due to portability issues i had to sell my desktop and now i have decided to buy the Acer predator laptop. How is the performance when compared to the current gen I5...
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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, vs Please advise. Thank you. :D
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    Battery upgrade on laptop

    As I may or may not have mentioned in a previous post, I now have an acer predator helios 300. Battery life is pure crap, but my question is, would it explode/die if I managed to stick a 99wh battery in it? I'm fine with getting an external battery, but I would like the convenience of an...
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    Dell XPS or Predator 300

    I want to get a new laptop and I'm looking for a new laptop and I would like to know if the XPS or the Predator 300 would be worth it. I really want a 4k option and leaning close to the XPS but I also want dual hard drives which the XPS doesn't have. I might wait to see if they'll be an upgraded...
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    Solved! Acer Predator 300 shuts down

    My laptop keeps shutting down randomly, and at times I have trouble getting it to boot up. I can tap the space bar and it will start to boot then shut right back off. However, I can tap the space bar and it will boot all the way until I stop tapping the space bar. Any ideas on this? Power button...
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    Is my motherboard dying or is it already dead?

    So I'm freaking out my predator 15 laptop does this thing where it turns on and immediately powers off. The rbg keys turn on and most of the time if I leave it alone for a while plugged in and it repeating the cycle mentioned above it will finally boot and act normally. It's been a month since I...
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    Acer predator helios 300 not starting

    I have a acer predator helios 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 15 wont boot

    Acer predator15 keyboard lights come on but doesnt boot. Mousepad light is 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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    Predator 15 Laptop struggling to turn on

    So my predator 15 laptop turns it's rgb keys on like its supposed to on boot but then the laptop powers off immediately. If plugged in it will repeat this cycle over and over again. If it's not plugged in I have to manually press the power button until it decides to power on all the way. This...
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    SSD M.2 22110 - How to deal with it?

    Hi! I just bought new Acer predator 15 G9-593. There are 2 SSD M.2 slots. I would like to add one more SSD to it, but it's sized with 22110 and I can't find it anywhere. Is there any possibility to use 2280 instead?
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    Solved! Acer Predator 15 not turning on without charger

    I just bought my laptop in February and have been using it since then. last night, I left it on charge like usually i do after work. In the morning when i tried turning it on without the charger it didnt turn on. but would turn on as soon as its connected to its charger. i tried taking out the...
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    Solved! My Predator 17 doesn't want to power on after HDD upgrade, please help.

    Hello to everyone, I have bought an Acer Predator 17 g5 793 recently, the laptop came only with an SSD 250 GB and no other SSD or HDD. Today I bought a Seagate FireCuda 2tb 2.5 laptop small HDD and I plugged it in the big space after opening the lid with the cable plugged in nice and fine. Then...
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    Predator 17x black screen touchpad light flashing

    Hello Im not sure what is wrong with this laptop. All I did was move it “gently” to a new place. Now when I turn it on the screen is black! Keyboard backlights are on and the light of the touchpad lock button is flashing red and yellow. Fans are spinning for a few seconds then they go quiet. I...
  42. Chandler B

    Need Help Making Decision Regarding Laptop and College

    I need some help in my current PC situation. I am going to college next fall for engineering. I just got an Acer Predator 17 1060 as a gift. The laptop is fast enough for my gaming and 3D CAD but it is extremely heavy and bulky. I am currently weighing my options. I want to either get another...
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    Battery not charging while the laptop is on.

    I have a acer predator and have been using it for 5 months now byt since last one month my laptop wont charge if its ON, and to charge it i would have to shut it down and than it would charge efficiently. Solution plz
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    Solved! Acer and Warranty support?

    I have one of their newer predator 15 models (G9 593) and it runs way too hot. I am not really in a position to be able to send the unit back and I'd like to keep this one as it has all of my information along with the fact that, aside from the temperatures, it works very well. Does anybody know...
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    Acer Predator 17 g9-791-72q4 Genuine New Battery in UK

    Where can i purchase a brand new battery of Acer Predator 17 g9-791-72q4 in the UK? This laptop is not even listed on Amazon and I can not find the battery anywhere online. Please help. Thank you.
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    Acer 17.3 inch Predator Sleeve and Docking Station Recommendations?

    I bought this laptop and when I went to order a laptop sleeve this morning, I can't find anything for this thing. I know 17.3 laptops aren't that popular, but maybe I'm looking in the wrong place? I'm trying to find a laptop sleeve that will fit this. I'm also trying to find a docking...
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    Acer Predator v. MSI Laptop

    I've narrowed it down to two, but I still need some advice. The ACER Predator is 17.3in, 256gb ssd, and 1tb hdd, gtx 1060. It's at Costco for 1099. That would come with an extra two year warranty after the initial factory 2 year expires (so 4 years total covered) The MSI is a 15.6in, 128gb...
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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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    Can I swap out the GPU and/or the CPU in the alienware 15?

    So I am thinking of getting the alienware 15( over the helios 300 because someone told me that I can swap out the GPU and the CPU in that model (and it is supposed to have a lot better cooling) Could...
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    Looking for a gaming laptop please help me choose!

    Hello guys! I have been looking around for gaming laptops for the last 2-3 months now. The ones I have been interested in are the ones that have a gtx 1060 6gb or gtx 1070 8gb. And my price range is around 1000-1500$.(going to be ordering it in the summer) For a while now I decided that I was...
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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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    Solved! Laptop is clean but high temp

    Hello, can i please get some help here, see, my laptop (Acer Predator 17 G9-792) has a high temperature while gaming, and I even cleaned the dusk a couple of times today..with a hair dryer.. xD and all the options and battery options are set to performance. Details: Temperature: CPU: 30-40...
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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 all the power is gone....what should i do please tell me ......
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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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    game graphics prb

    recently i have buy a new laptop acer predator and i have updated nvdia and this happend
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    Stuck shut down screen

    My Windows 10 Helios 3000 Predator was stuck on the shut down screen for at least 12 hours now, but even the keyboard doesn't respond, and there is no mouse cursor. -Thanks
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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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    New Acer Predator 17 has constant ticking/static/white noise if headphones plugged into the jack.

    Bought on Black Friday, just set up Sunday. Plugged in headphones for the first time this week to watch some Stranger Things. Noticed an subtle ticking noise every half second or so with the headphones plugged in. Not an issue with my old laptop. Thus, troubleshooting began. Computer: Predator...
  60. danishsultan007

    Acer Predator 15 vs Lenovo Legion Y720

    I've been planning to buy a gaming laptop. I have two choices Acer Predator 15(7th Gen i7 - GTX 1070) and Lenovo Legion Y720...