Acer Predator Helios 500 (2018): Specs – Detailed Specifications

Here's what you need to know about the 2018 Acer Predator Helios 500 (Intel 8th Gen) specifications including display size, resolution, processor, RAM, storage, camera, battery, and more.

Acer Predator Helios 500

Acer Predator Helios 500 (Intel 8th Gen & AMD Ryzen 7) Technical Specifications

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Acer Predator Helios 500 (17”, 2018)

Availability
Released2018
Stores
Display
Size17.3 Inches
Info
  • 17.3" FHD (1920 x 1080), IPS, 144Hz, NVIDIA G-SYNC™.
  • 17.3" FHD (1920 x 1080), IPS, 144Hz, AMD Radeon FreeSync™.
Exterior
Dimensions16.9” x 11.7” x 1.5” (429.26 x 297.18 x 38.1 mm)
Weight8.82 lbs (4.0 kg)
Colors
Shale Black
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Full-size backlit keyboard with full Numpad.
  • Four zones RGB keyboards.
  • Anti-ghosting keystrokes.
  • Large trackpad with Windows precision drivers.
Ports
  • 1 x USB Type-A 3.1 Gen 2
  • 2 x USB Type-A 3.1 Gen 1
  • 1 x RJ45
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0
  • 1 x DisplayPort 1.4
  • 1 x Mic-in
  • 1 x Headphone-out
  • 1 x DC-in
Intel Models
  • 2 x Thunderbolt™ 3
    Supports up to 40 Gbps, DisplayPort, docking, and PD charging
AMD Models
  • 2 x USB Type-C 3.1 Gen 2
Internal Specs
Processor
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8750H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.20 → 4.10 GHz, 9MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-8950HK
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.90 → 4.80 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  • AMD Ryzen™ 7 2700
    4 cores, 16 threads, 3.20 → 4.10 GHz, 16MB L3 Cache, 65W
Integrated Graphics
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8750H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1100 MHz
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-8950HK
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  • AMD Ryzen™ 7 2700
    Not Available
Discrete Graphics
  • Nvidia® GeForce® 1070
    Video memory: 8GB GDDR5 VRAM.
  • AMD Radeon™ RX Vega 56
    Video memory: 8GB HBM2 VRAM.
Memory
  • DDR4-2666 Memory
  • 4 Slots Number of SO-DIMM Slot
  • Max 64GB Max Capacity
Storage
  • 2 x M.2 SSD Combo slot (NVMe PCIe Gen 3 / SATA) supports RAID 0.
  • 1 x 2.5” SATA HDD
Connectivity
Wi-FiIEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0
Ethernet Gigabit LAN
Speed: 10/100/1000 Mbps.
Battery
Size4810 mAh (4-cell Lithium-Ion battery)
Battery Life
  • Up to 3.5 hours of battery life
    Intel models
  • Up to 1.5 hours of battery life
    AMD models
Power Supply
  • 230W power supply
    Intel models
  • 330W power supply
    AMD modesl
Software
OSWindows 10 Home
Built-in AppsAcer Predator Sense
Camera & Audio
CameraFront-facing camera
720p (1280 x 720 HD) top mounted camera.
Audio
  • 2.1 Stereo Speakers
  • 2 x speakers
  • 1 x subwoofer.
  • Waves MaxxAudio®.
  • Built-in microphone
Misc
Security
  • Kensington lock slot
In the box
  • Predator Helios 500
  • Lithium-Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
Acer Predator Helios 500 (17”, 2018) Price
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$1,791.50
Acer Predator Helios 300 Gaming Laptop, Intel i7-10750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 6GB, 15.6
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