Acer Predator Triton 900 i7-9750H RTX 2080 Mobile 32GB RAM 2.0TB SSD 4K review, including today's price to performance
Laptop announced date: 5th February 2020
Last reviewed: 10th August 2021
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Gaming laptops are often expensive when compared to similar specced desktops. So today’s Acer Predator Triton 900 i7-9750H RTX 2080 Mobile 32GB RAM 2.0TB SSD 4K laptop review will be focusing on helping us demystify it’s performance capability in relation to its price. We will take a look at some of the latest demanding games to see the types of FPS returns we could expect to see for this mobile gaming price point.
Is the Acer Predator Triton 900 i7-9750H RTX 2080 Mobile 32GB RAM 2.0TB SSD 4K good as a gaming laptop? Excellent
Processor - This laptop has an excellent processor in it for meeting modern AAA CPU requirements during 2021 gaming. Loaded up with plenty of processor cores, this CPU has 6, which is excellent for AAA gaming that wants extra cores for processing.
Graphics Card - A GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile graphics card that is housed in this laptop is excellent for modern AAA gaming during 2021. Loaded up with a huge amount of VRAM, this GPU has 8GB, which makes it excellent for AAA gaming.
System Memory - This laptop’s 32GB RAM can deal with everything modern games can throw at it and is a good step towards this being an excellent gaming laptop choice.
Screen Size - The review laptop here has a 17.3" physical screen, which we find a lot of modern gaming laptops sport nowadays. This panel size is an excellent size for 2021 gaming, that will help a gamer make out the details and menus in a game. Obviously the native resolution of the screen size will also make a difference to the on-screen definition, but the physical panel real estate offered here will be appreciated again and again for today’s gaming.
Refresh Rate - The higher the screen panel refresh rate, the better for gaming laptops. The refresh rate is the number of times a second the screen is capable of refreshing the game’s image. If a laptop can deliver 100 frames per second (FPS) in a game and your laptop has a 60Hz refresh rate, then you will only get a max of 60 frames per second. The higher the refresh rate and the game’s FPS the smoother the sharpness is as the screen view moves around in game. You can get this laptop with 60Hz refresh rate which, for gaming, is an ok refresh rate.
GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile graphics card gaming performance in the Acer Predator Triton 900 i7-9750H RTX 2080 Mobile 32GB RAM 2.0TB SSD 4K laptop
With this gaming laptop we will be exploring how well it can run modern, demanding and popular games that are out now or will be coming out over the coming months. Currently we will want to understand its gaming performance compared to its overall laptop cost and we can do this by looking at how it could run popular games like, Far Cry 6 or Battlefield 2042. We will be seeing how it deals with these games in ultra graphics settings on its laptop screen resolution of 4K. With the GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile inside this laptop, this graphics card solution will be capable of meeting 499 games at their minimum system requirements and 482 games at their recommended system requirements of the top 500 most demanding games around today.
Far Cry 6 FPS Low to Ultra 1080p Graphics Settings Results Graph
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Comparing Acer Predator Triton 900 i7-9750H RTX 2080 Mobile 32GB RAM 2.0TB SSD 4K to today’s best price to performance laptop ranges
Stepping into it, we can standardise our assessment of this Acer Predator Triton 900 i7-9750H RTX 2080 Mobile 32GB RAM 2.0TB SSD 4K laptop review by giving every laptop a relative price to performance rating. This rating, for all laptops, will adjust over time and keep the data in this review relevant to today's expectations and inline with ever increasing game demands of modern AAA laptop gaming.
The Acer Predator Triton 900 i7-9750H RTX 2080 Mobile 32GB RAM 2.0TB SSD 4K is getting a 4 for its P2P score out of 10. This relative value will change as game performance, hardware costs and laptop expectations adjust over time. There look to be a number of Predator Triton 900 versions of this laptop and currently this hardware configuration sits at 2nd in the Price to Performance order. Obviously scoring towards the 1st position represents the better value laptop from a purely gaming performance and price tag perspective.
Show Laptop Specifications
Core i7-9750H 6-Core 2.6GHz
GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile
32GB DDR4 2666MHz
17.3 " 3840x2160 (4K)
Available refresh rates: 60Hz
3x USB 3.0
Acer Predator Triton 900 i7-9750H RTX 2080 Mobile 32GB RAM 2.0TB SSD 4K model range price to performance comparison table
It's good to see how this Predator Triton 900 laptop compares to models outside of its own model range as well. If we look at the very best P2P laptop, the ASUS TUF A15 R7 4800H GTX 1660 Ti 16GB RAM 512GB M.2, our laptop has 278%worse performance difference when comparing its price to performance rating. That top laptop currently has a listed price of $999. Another one to consider is the 2nd placed Price to Performance laptop, the MSI Bravo 15 R7 4800H RX 5500M 16GB RAM 512GB M.2. This one has a price listed as $1049 and our laptop gets 230%worse against its price to performance rating.
How does the Acer Predator Triton 900 i7-9750H RTX 2080 Mobile 32GB RAM 2.0TB 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. A suitable comparison laptop that is CPU focused is the ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 R9 4900HS RTX 2060 Mobile 16GB RAM 1.0TB M.2. This represents one of the laptops for the current cheapest price with the most powerful CPUs in it today. It has the Ryzen 9 4900HS 8-Core 3.0GHz processor tucked inside it which can deliver 43%better performance when compared to our CPU, Core i7-9750H 6-Core 2.6GHz which is found in this review laptop.
Our laptop processor, the Core i7-9750H 6-Core 2.6GHz, can currently meet the recommended system requirements of 429 games when compared against the top 500 most demanding games right now. This number changes to 497 for the top 500 most demanding minimum system requirements.
When compared to the recommended processor requirements of the most popular games today, like Far Cry 6 our laptop CPU is 3%better in performance. Compared to New World our laptop processor is 37%better.
How does the Acer Predator Triton 900 i7-9750H RTX 2080 Mobile 32GB RAM 2.0TB SSD 4K laptop compare to the best graphics card performance focused laptops and today’s most popular games?
Our laptop Graphics Card, the GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile, can currently meet the recommended system requirements of 482 games when compared against the top 500 most demanding games right now. This number changes to 499 for the top 500 most demanding minimum system requirements.
When compared to the recommended graphics requirements of the most popular games today, like Far Cry 6 our laptop GPU is 11%better in performance. Compared to New World our laptop graphics performance is 80%better.
Today's Best Priced Mouse and Headset for Acer Predator Triton 900 i7-9750H RTX 2080 Mobile 32GB RAM 2.0TB SSD 4K laptop
A great priced gaming mouse today, that could accompany the Acer Predator Triton 900 i7-9750H RTX 2080 Mobile 32GB RAM 2.0TB SSD 4K is the, Kayinuo M738 Gaming Mouse 3200DPI wired 6 Buttons that is currently priced at $12.99. Price watching this mouse shows that it has had a price drop by $32.26 during the past couple of weeks, which gives us more reason to select it to go with today’s laptop. Another point of interest was that we saw this mouse priced at $11.99, which we tracked on 15th Aug 2020.
A good value gaming headset available at the moment, one that should go well with the Acer Predator Triton 900 i7-9750H RTX 2080 Mobile 32GB RAM 2.0TB SSD 4K is, Corsair HS45-7.1 Surround with a price of $36.99. Out of interest our lowest price tracked on this headset was on 28th Nov 2019 where we saw it for $34.99.