Acer Predator Triton 900 i7-9750H RTX 2080 Mobile 32GB RAM 1.0TB SSD 4K review, including today's price to performance
Laptop announced date: 5th February 2020
Last reviewed: 10th August 2021
If you adjust the spec you are looking at on a gaming laptop, the price hikes up and makes it harder to judge price to performance. Today's Acer Predator Triton 900 i7-9750H RTX 2080 Mobile 32GB RAM 1.0TB SSD 4K laptop review is going to give us all a good sense of these sorts of values. We will take a look at what sort of performance you can expect the Acer Predator Triton 900 i7-9750H RTX 2080 Mobile 32GB RAM 1.0TB SSD 4K laptop to return across the more demanding games of today.
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Is the Acer Predator Triton 900 i7-9750H RTX 2080 Mobile 32GB RAM 1.0TB SSD 4K good as a gaming laptop? Excellent
Processor - This processor is an excellent 2022 hardware component for running modern AAA games. This laptop CPU has 6 cores. This is excellent for modern AAA gaming as the games start to require more cores for simultaneous activities.
Graphics Card - The GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile is an excellent gaming GPU for 2022. Dont underestimate the importance of your GPU VRAM in modern gaming. Fortunately this GPU has 8GB, making it an excellent gamers choice of GPU.
System Memory - A laptop with 32GB of system memory, like this laptop, makes it an excellent amount of RAM for the AAA gaming needs of 2022 and into the future.
Screen Size - This laptop’s 17.3" screen can deliver a good viewable amount of real estate for modern games and in terms of screen size this is a step towards the laptop being an excellent gaming laptop choice. You can of course game on smaller screen laptops, but in game menus could become tricky to see on smaller screens.
Refresh Rate - If you want your gaming laptop to push past 60FPS, then make sure your laptop display panel has a higher refresh rate than 60Hz. Not all laptop manufacturers clearly state the screen refresh rate. If it is not clear, assume it is 60Hz. The laptop only turn out FPS (frames per second) as high as its screens refresh rate. 60hz refresh rate gets a max of 60FPS in all games, regardless of the hardware’s power in your laptop. With that in mind, we see that this laptop comes with an excellent 144Hz refresh rate for gaming. Of course, anything over 60Hz is good for gaming focused laptops.
GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile graphics card gaming performance in the Acer Predator Triton 900 i7-9750H RTX 2080 Mobile 32GB RAM 1.0TB SSD 4K laptop
Getting a good price to performance gaming laptop is what we are all trying to do when looking for our next mobile machine. The key component in this is usually the graphics card. So we will of course be considering this hardware setup and how well it could run modern popular games like Grand Theft Auto VI, Star Citizen and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (2022) to help us know if this graphics card and laptop is a good price to performance point. We do this by considering the gaming frame rates achieved at its native 4K resolution while the games would be running at Ultra video settings. A good way of considering performance of this mobile graphics card is by seeing how many of today's 500 most demanding games can be run at recommended graphics settings by the GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile found in this laptop. We can also then look at the weaker minimum requirement to see how many this laptop card can run of them, and it is 499 games at their min specs and then 480 games can be run at recommended graphics requirements.
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Comparing Acer Predator Triton 900 i7-9750H RTX 2080 Mobile 32GB RAM 1.0TB SSD 4K to today’s best price to performance laptop ranges
During our research for the next best gaming laptop purchase we decided to compare Acer Predator Triton 900 i7-9750H RTX 2080 Mobile 32GB RAM 1.0TB SSD 4K will compare across all permutations of the Predator Triton 900 model range. This will give us a good sense of how well it sits in terms of cost to performance within its own lineup, and will better help us decide if this laptop represents good value to us today.
With a P2P rating of 4.3 today the Acer Predator Triton 900 i7-9750H RTX 2080 Mobile 32GB RAM 1.0TB SSD 4K. Our value to performance rating score will auto adjust as new hardware capability improves and prices drop. With these hardware components the Acer Predator Triton 900 i7-9750H RTX 2080 Mobile 32GB RAM 1.0TB SSD 4K laptop is placed at 1st position within the Predator Triton 900 range, when put into the price to performance order. Those laptops closer to the number 1 position of this list are the better value propositions today.
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|Processor||Core i7-9750H 6-Core 2.6GHz|
|Graphics Card||GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile|
|RAM||32GB DDR4 2666MHz|
17.3 " 3840x2160 (4K)
Available refresh rates: 144Hz
Acer Predator Triton 900 i7-9750H RTX 2080 Mobile 32GB RAM 1.0TB SSD 4K model range price to performance comparison table
|i7-9750H RTX 2080 Mobile 32GB RAM 1.0TB SSD 4K||$3799.99||0%|
|i7-9750H RTX 2080 Mobile 32GB RAM 2.0TB SSD 4K||$3999.99||5%|
|i9-9980HK RTX 2080 Mobile 32GB RAM 1.0TB SSD 4K||$4,633.94||15%|
|i7-9750H RTX 2080 Mobile 32GB RAM 1.0TB SSD 4K||$8,591.48||127%|
Our Predator Triton 900 laptop should also be compared to today’s best Price to Performance model, the ASUS TUF A15 R7 4800H GTX 1660 Ti 16GB RAM 512GB M.2. When stacked up against this, our laptop has 258% worse rating difference on its P2P. It's worth noting that the very best P2P model has a recorded price of $999 to consider and of course this is purely a value for performance basis. Another great model is the MSI Bravo 15 R7 4800H RX 5500M 16GB RAM 512GB M.2, which we have priced at $1049. Our Predator Triton 900 laptop is 213% worse on Price to Performance.
How does the Acer Predator Triton 900 i7-9750H RTX 2080 Mobile 32GB RAM 1.0TB SSD 4K laptop compare to the best CPU performance focused laptops and today’s most popular games?
If you are wondering if this laptop is relatively well endowed in the CPU department then let's take a look at how it stacks up against the current best priced CPU focused laptop available today, to see its relative performance. So the laptop we have chosen for its CPU performance is the ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 R9 4900HS RTX 2060 Mobile 16GB RAM 1.0TB M.2, which comes with a Ryzen 9 4900HS 8-Core 3.0GHz processor. That processor performs 43% better compared to our review laptop’s Core i7-9750H 6-Core 2.6GHz.
A quick review of the number of games our laptop processor can run at recommended requirements is 420, taken from the top 500 most demanding games today. For min cpu specs this figure for number of games it can run is 497.
A game’s listed recommended CPU requirements are a good way to compare the performance of our laptop CPU. Lets see today's popular titles up against our laptop processor. First off let's look at Star Citizen which shows our laptop CPU has 13% worse performance than it. How about Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (2022), where we see our CPU is 3% better. Then there is 3% better performance when compared against today’s most popular title, Grand Theft Auto VI.
How does the Acer Predator Triton 900 i7-9750H RTX 2080 Mobile 32GB RAM 1.0TB SSD 4K laptop compare to the best graphics card performance focused laptops and today’s most popular games?
Wondering how strong this laptop is in the GPU department, then let's have a look at it compared to one of the current best GPU performing laptops available today and this should show us the relative graphics performance of our review model. A good laptop to compare against, that is GPU focused, would be the MSI GT76 Titan i9-10900K RTX 2080 Super 64GB RAM 2.0TB M.2 4K. This showcases one of the laptops for the current cheapest price, while still housing one of the most powerful laptop GPUs. It comes with a GeForce RTX 2080 Super 8GB graphics card slotted inside it, which can deliver 16% better performance when compared to our GPU, GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile from our review laptop.
Today there are 480 games recommended system requirements that are worse than our GPU’s performance capability, this is when we look at the top 500 most demanding games right now. This figure becomes 499 games, when we look at the 500 demanding games for minimum Graphics Card system requirements.
Games these days have a range of graphics requirements so let's look at a few popular games of today, and check our laptop GPU against the games recommended requirement. First off, Grand Theft Auto VI and our laptop graphics gets 13% better performance rating. Next we have Star Citizen where our graphics card gets 80% better performance and finally another popular title at the moment is Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (2022), which has a performance difference of : 13% better, when put against our laptop’s GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile.
Today's Best Priced Mouse and Headset for Acer Predator Triton 900 i7-9750H RTX 2080 Mobile 32GB RAM 1.0TB SSD 4K laptop
You could pick up a mouse to go with the Acer Predator Triton 900 i7-9750H RTX 2080 Mobile 32GB RAM 1.0TB SSD 4K. In our spotlight at the moment is the Kayinuo M738 Gaming Mouse 3200DPI wired 6 Buttons, which today is $12.99. Over the past couple of weeks this mouse has dropped its price by $32.26, giving us extra confidence in matching it with today’s laptop as a good purchase. To give some extra insight into this mouse, we had it price tracked on 15th Aug 2020, where it was at its lowest price of $11.99.
|Quality||Mouse||Price (USD)||Check Regional Pricing|
|**||IBats X8 gray 9 Btns||$12.99|
|**||PICTEK Gaming Mouse 7200DPI wired 7 Buttons||$13.99|
|***||Cooler Master MM710||$42.99|
|***||Razer DeathAdder Elite||$49.29|
Of our price tracked headsets, the gaming headset that catches our eye today, to go well with the Acer Predator Triton 900 i7-9750H RTX 2080 Mobile 32GB RAM 1.0TB SSD 4K laptop, is the Corsair HS45-7.1 Surround. Today this headset is priced at $36.99. For reference, the lowest price recorded by us so far for the headset is $34.99 on 28th Nov 2019.