Acer laptops are renowned for offering great performance within a budget friendly price bracket. Solidly reliable, Acers are designed to be lightweight and slimline, but with a powerhouse of a processor hidden inside. Their latest models provide an above average performance for the regular user, whilst keeping the most serious and dedicated gamer on their toes.
With a screen size of 17’’ not only offering the power that Acer is renowned for, but allowing an all round immersive experience too. Possessing superior graphics, movies, and games become an adventure, and with a tech spec that puts other manufacturers to shame, our selection can easily fulfill any requirement you may have.
What to look for when buying a new 17’’ Acer laptop?
- Processor: With the standard 2 GHz performing incredibly well for the average user, this can be increased, depending on your demands, and adrenaline seeking gamers may want to increase this. Acers generally come with 4.1, making them the ideal machine without having to add anything.
- RAM: Most Acers come with 16GB as standard, and this keeps most users happy for the lifetime of their laptop.
- Battery life: Acer machine are known for their decent battery life, but this does depend on what programs you’re running.
- SSD Hard drive: SSD drives offer much improved load times for games, apps and movies, than HDD. They are also far more robust – better for a laptop, and use less energy/battery.
- Graphics card: Most Acers use a hybrid integrated/dedicated combo which works exceptionally and provides an awesome visual adventure.
We thoroughly test all our featured laptops for quality, performance and value for money, so you don’t have to. Here, then are our top 3 17’’ Acer laptops – why not have a browse?
The impressive Acer Aspire comes with an Intel Core i5 7th Gen 7200U processor, NVIDIA GeForce GTX providing the excellent graphics that it’s known for and 8GB DDR4 Memory. Perfect for gamers, it also includes 1TB HDD, and has Windows 10 pre-installed, offering smooth scrolling, no lag, and the full color gamut, bringing the game universe to vibrant life.
This is a gaming machine through and through, although it does offer unlimited power for the home or work user, too. Featuring Intel’s new 8th Gen Intel Hexa-Core i7-8750H, 32GB DDR4, and a massive 2TB HDD plus 1TB SSD, there is much to love about this cutting edge machine.
The mighty Predator has been top of the charts for a while now, and we can see why. The 7th Generation Intel Core i7-7700HQ Processor (Up to 3.8GHz), combined with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 and 6 GB of dedicated GDDR5 VRAM makes for an accurate, powerful machine. The 16GB DDR4 Memory, 256GB SSD, and 1TB HDD puts this up there with the very best.
For more great branded laptops, check out some of our other favorites here