Acer Predator Triton 900 i9-9980HK 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
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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 i9-9980HK 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 i9-9980HK RTX 2080 Mobile 32GB RAM 1.0TB SSD 4K laptop to return across the more demanding games of today.
Is the Acer Predator Triton 900 i9-9980HK RTX 2080 Mobile 32GB RAM 1.0TB SSD 4K good as a gaming laptop? Excellent
Processor - This processor, the Core i9-9980HK 8-Core 2.4GHz, is excellent and can meet 2021 AAA title requirements with relative ease. Loaded up with plenty of processor cores, this CPU has 8, which is excellent for AAA gaming that wants extra cores for processing.
Graphics Card - The GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile is an excellent gaming GPU for 2021. The graphics solution in the laptop also has 8GB of VRAM. This is an excellent gamers amount of VRAM and plenty for today’s big games.
System Memory - Today’s AAA 2021 gaming is easily covered by the 32GB RAM in this machine, making this an excellent gaming laptop choice.
Screen Size - This laptop panel is an excellent2021 size at 17.3". This will certainly help gamers see in game details and text. You can game on smaller physical screens, but once you get to this sort of screen size its a nicer experience, while still providing mobile 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. So with those thoughts in mind and how the refresh rate impacts gaming, the review laptop has an ok refresh rate available to it. The 60Hz is certainly not great though, and if your hardware can deliver better FPS than the refresh rate, then perhaps shop around for a better refresh rate panel.
GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile graphics card gaming performance in the Acer Predator Triton 900 i9-9980HK RTX 2080 Mobile 32GB RAM 1.0TB SSD 4K laptop
While it can be tricky to work out the best price to performance hardware for a gaming laptop, we will be looking at how well this mobile graphics card can run demanding games that are available today or coming out over the coming months.We will consider how well it can perform while gaming at Ultra graphics setting on a 4K resolution, which is the native resolution for this laptop. We will also look at a few of the more popular games like, Back 4 Blood or Battlefield 2042. 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 483 games can be run at recommended graphics requirements.
Back 4 Blood FPS Low to Ultra 1080p Graphics Settings Results Graph
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Comparing Acer Predator Triton 900 i9-9980HK RTX 2080 Mobile 32GB RAM 1.0TB SSD 4K to today’s best price to performance laptop ranges
During your research for your next laptop, you have probably seen that the laptops reviewed are often the top permutation of the range and even then they were reviewed some time back against games that were released around the time of the review. Today we will be working to provide an up to date value assessment on this Acer Predator Triton 900 i9-9980HK RTX 2080 Mobile 32GB RAM 1.0TB SSD 4K hardware performance against today’s games and then consider how it compares to all other laptops and how it sits within its own Predator Triton 900 range.
With a P2P rating of 3.6 today the Acer Predator Triton 900 i9-9980HK 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. This version of the Predator Triton 900 laptop is currently positioned at 3rd when ordered in the range lineup for Price to Performance value rating. The closer to 1st place the better gaming performance it deliver for its price.
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Core i9-9980HK 8-Core 2.4GHz
GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile
32GB DDR4 2666MHz
17.3 " 3840x2160 (4K)
Available refresh rates: 60Hz
3x USB 3.0
Acer Predator Triton 900 i9-9980HK RTX 2080 Mobile 32GB RAM 1.0TB SSD 4K model range price to performance comparison table
Now how does this laptop match to the top laptop for P2P today? The top laptop for P2P is the ASUS TUF A15 R7 4800H GTX 1660 Ti 16GB RAM 512GB M.2 and has a price of $999. This Acer Predator Triton 900 i9-9980HK RTX 2080 Mobile 32GB RAM 1.0TB SSD 4K laptop is currently 312%worse rating when comparing price to performance. Second on the Price to Performance laptop ranking at the moment is the MSI Bravo 15 R7 4800H RX 5500M 16GB RAM 512GB M.2 which we have a recorded price of $1049. If we compare our laptop to this one then our laptop returns with 259%worse performance/ price rating figure than it.
How does the Acer Predator Triton 900 i9-9980HK RTX 2080 Mobile 32GB RAM 1.0TB SSD 4K laptop compare to the best CPU performance focused laptops and today’s most popular games?
Currently 487 games recommended system requirements of the top 500 most demanding games today are worse in performance than our laptop’s Core i9-9980HK 8-Core 2.4GHz. Or it is 500 games of the top 500 most demanding for minimum cpu specs.
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 Battlefield 2042 which shows our laptop CPU has 38%better performance than it. How about Grand Theft Auto VI, where we see our CPU is 21%better. Then there is 41%better performance when compared against today’s most popular title, Back 4 Blood.
How does the Acer Predator Triton 900 i9-9980HK 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?
The GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile Graphics Card found in this machine can currently run 483 games of the top 500 most demanding games right now. This is basically how many recommended game system requirements our laptop GPU beats in performance today, but we will update this figure as new games come out. This is 499 games when looking at beating minimum system requirements.
Recommended graphics requirements for modern games increase all the time, so we thought we would compare the performance of our laptop graphics card to some popular games of today. First off there is Battlefield 2042 and our laptop GPU delivers 13%better performance compared to that game’s requirement. Next we have Grand Theft Auto VI in which we see our laptop graphics has 13%better performance compared to the game's video card specs. And then there is 80%better performance when we put our laptop gpu against Back 4 Blood recommended specs.
Today's Best Priced Mouse and Headset for Acer Predator Triton 900 i9-9980HK RTX 2080 Mobile 32GB RAM 1.0TB SSD 4K laptop
A great priced gaming mouse today, that could accompany the Acer Predator Triton 900 i9-9980HK RTX 2080 Mobile 32GB RAM 1.0TB SSD 4K is the, Kayinuo M738 Gaming Mouse 3200DPI wired 6 Buttons that is currently priced at $12.99. Our suggested mouse has actually lowered its price during these past two weeks, dropping by $32.26. This was part of the reason we selected it as a good mouse for the price and a great accompanying peripheral for this laptop. Our mice price tracker had this mouse marked at its lowest price on 15th Aug 2020, where it cost $11.99.
We price track a number of good value gaming headset and the one that currently stands out is the Corsair HS45-7.1 Surround, which is currently available for $36.99. Checking our records our lowest tracked price for this headset was on 28th Nov 2019 which had it priced at $34.99.