Dell XPS 17 9700 vs. Acer Predator Helios 300 (15”, 2020)

Here is a side by side comparison between Dell XPS 17 9700 and Acer Predator Helios 300 (15”, 2020) specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

Dell XPS 17 9700 vs. Acer Predator Helios 300 (15”, 2020)

The 2020 Dell XPS 17 9700 features the 45W 10th Generation Intel Comet Lake quad-core Intel Core i5-10300H up to 8-core Intel Core i9-10885H with the boost speed up to 5.30 GHz. While the Acer Predator Helios 300 (15”, 2020) features the 45W 10th Generation Intel Comet Lake 6-core Intel Core i7-10750H with the boost speed up to 5.00 GHz.

If you want to know more what's the difference between the 17″ Dell XPS 17 9700 (2020) and the 15.6″ Acer Predator Helios 300 (15”, 2020) , we have a detailed tech specs comparison between both devices for you to check out here.

Dell XPS 17 9700 vs. Acer Predator Helios 300 (15”, 2020): Specs Comparison

Dell XPS 17 9700 image

Dell XPS 17 9700

Acer Predator Helios 300 (15”, 2020) image

Acer Predator Helios 300 (15”, 2020)

Availability
Released20202020
Release InfoAnnounced Date: May 13, 2020Announced on June 23, 2020.
PricingStarting at $1,199.99.
Dell XPS 17 9700 Price
New XPS 17 9700 17" Laptop 10th Gen Core i9-10885H up to 5.3 GHz 8 cores RTX 2060 6GB Max-Q 4K UHD Anti-Reflex 500-Nit Touch Display Plus Best Notebook Stylus Pen Light (6TB SSD DRIVE|64GB RAM|10 PRO)
New XPS 17 9700 17" Laptop 10th Gen Core i9-10885H up to 5.3 GHz 8 cores RTX 2060 6GB Max-Q 4K UHD Anti-Reflex 500-Nit Touch Display Plus Best Notebook Stylus Pen Light (6TB SSD DRIVE|64GB RAM|10 PRO)
By Best Notebooks
$6,299.00
New Dell XPS 17 9700 17 inch UHD Plus Laptop (Silver) Intel i9-10885H 10th Gen, 32GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 6GB GDDR6, Windows 10 Home, 17-30.99 inches
New Dell XPS 17 9700 17 inch UHD Plus Laptop (Silver) Intel i9-10885H 10th Gen, 32GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 6GB GDDR6, Windows 10 Home, 17-30.99 inches
By Dell
$3,267.42
Dell XPS 17 9700 (Latest Model) 17.0" Core i7-10750H(Six Core, Up to 5.0Ghz) 1TB PCIe SSD 32GB RAM FHD+ (1920x1200) GTX 1650Ti 4GB WiFi 6 AX+BT Win 10 (Renewed)
Dell XPS 17 9700 (Latest Model) 17.0" Core i7-10750H(Six Core, Up to 5.0Ghz) 1TB PCIe SSD 32GB RAM FHD+ (1920x1200) GTX 1650Ti 4GB WiFi 6 AX+BT Win 10 (Renewed)
By Dell
$1,899.99
Acer Predator Helios 300 (15”, 2020) Price
2020 Acer Predator Helios 300 15.6 Inch 144Hz FHD 1080P Gaming Laptop, Intel 6-Core i7-9750H up to 4.5 GHz, NVIDIA GTX 1660 Ti 6GB, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB SSD (Boot) + 1TB HDD, HDMI, Backlit KB, Win10
2020 Acer Predator Helios 300 15.6 Inch 144Hz FHD 1080P Gaming Laptop, Intel 6-Core i7-9750H up to 4.5 GHz, NVIDIA GTX 1660 Ti 6GB, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB SSD (Boot) + 1TB HDD, HDMI, Backlit KB, Win10
By Acer
$1,414.99
Acer Predator Helios 300 Gaming Laptop PC, 17.3" Full HD 144Hz 3ms IPS Display, Intel i7-9750H, GTX 1660 Ti 6GB, 16GB DDR4, 512GB NVMe SSD, RGB Backlit KB, Windows 10 Professional, PH317-53-71D6
Acer Predator Helios 300 Gaming Laptop PC, 17.3" Full HD 144Hz 3ms IPS Display, Intel i7-9750H, GTX 1660 Ti 6GB, 16GB DDR4, 512GB NVMe SSD, RGB Backlit KB, Windows 10 Professional, PH317-53-71D6
By Acer
$1,799.99
Was: $1,899.99
Acer Predator Helios 300 Gaming Laptop PC, 17.3" Full HD IPS Display, Intel i7-9750H, GTX 1660 Ti 6GB, 8GB DDR4, 512GB PCIe NVMe SSD, RGB Backlit Keyboard, PH317-53-77HB
Acer Predator Helios 300 Gaming Laptop PC, 17.3" Full HD IPS Display, Intel i7-9750H, GTX 1660 Ti 6GB, 8GB DDR4, 512GB PCIe NVMe SSD, RGB Backlit Keyboard, PH317-53-77HB
By Acer
$1,699.00
DisplayDell XPS 17 9700Acer Predator Helios 300 (15”, 2020)
Size17 Inches15.6 Inches
Info
  • 17-inch FHD+ non-touchscreen
    • 1920 x 1200, IPS, 145 PPI, 500-nits brightness, 1650:1 contrast ratio, 100% sRGB, InfinityEdge Anti-Glare, Non-touch support.
  • 17-inch UHD+ IPS touchscreen
    • 3840 x 2400, IPS, 290 PPI, 500-nit brightness, 1600:1 contrast ratio, 100% AdobeRGB, InfinityEdge, Anti-Reflective, Touch support.
  • 15.6" FHD (1920 x 1080), IPS-Level, 60Hz, thin side bezels.
  • 15.6" FHD (1920 x 1080), IPS-Level, 240Hz, 3ms response time, thin side bezels.
ExteriorDell XPS 17 9700Acer Predator Helios 300 (15”, 2020)
Size Comparison
Dimensions
  • 14.74 x 9.76 x 0.77 in (374.45 x 248.05 x 19.5 mm)
    • Width: 14.74” (374.45 mm)
    • Depth: 9.76” (248.05 mm)
    • Height: 0.77” (19.5 mm)
14.3” x 10” x 0.88 ~ 0.90” (363.22 x 254 x 22.36 - 22.86 mm)
Weight
  • Non-touch with 56Wh: 4.65 lbs (2.11 kg)
  • Touch screen with 97Wh: 5.53 lbs (2.51 kg)
5.51 lbs (2.5 kg)
Colors
  • CNC machined aluminum in platinum silver with carbon fiber composite palm rest in black
  • Edge-to-edge Corning® Gorilla® Glass 6 on touch panel
Black
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Full size, backlit chiclet keyboard with larger keycaps.
  • Larger touchpad with multi-touch gesture support.
  • Full-size backlit keyboard with full Numpad.
  • WASD keycaps.
  • 4-zone RGB customized keyboard.
  • Large trackpad with Windows precision drivers.
Ports
  • 4 x USB Type-C 3.1 Gen 2 with Thunderbolt™ 3 
    (4 lanes of PCI Express Gen 3) supporting: Power Delivery, Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps bi-directional), USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10Gbps), Native DisplayPort 1.4 (up to HBR2) video output, VGA, HDMI, Ethernet, and USB-A via Dell Adapter (sold separately).
  • 1 x full-size SD card reader v6.0
  • 1 x Wedge-shaped lock slot
  • 1 x 3.5mm headphone/microphone combo jack
    featuring Waves Nx® 3D audio with head tracking.
  • 1 x USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 2
    Up to 10Gbps, supports USB charging 5V/3A
  • 1 x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 2
  • 2 x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1
  • 1 x RJ45
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0
  • 1 x Mini DisplayPort 1.4
  • 1 x Headphone jack
  • 1 x DC-in
Internal SpecsDell XPS 17 9700Acer Predator Helios 300 (15”, 2020)
Processor
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10300H
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.50 → 4.50 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10750H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.60 → 5.00 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10875H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.30 → 5.10 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10885H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.40 → 5.30 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10750H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.60 → 5.00 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
Integrated Graphics
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10300H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1050 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10750H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1150 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10875H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10885H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1250 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10750H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1150 MHz
Discrete Graphics
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650 Ti with Max-Q (Optional)
    • Turning Architecture, 4GB GDDR6 128-bit, 1035 → 1200 MHz, 1024 CUDA Cores.
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 2060 with Max-Q (Optional)
    • Turning Architecture, 6GB GDDR6 192-bit, 975 → 1185 MHz, 1920 CUDA Cores.
  • Nvidia® GeForce RTX™ 2060
    Video memory: 6GB GDDR6 VRAM.
  • Nvidia® GeForce RTX™ 2070 with Max-Q Design
    Video memory: 8GB GDDR6 VRAM.
Memory
  • 8 GB16 GB32 GB64 GB
    2933 MHz Dual-channel DDR4 RAM.
  • DDR4-2933 Memory
  • 2 Slots Number of SO-DIMM Slot
  • Max 32GB Max Capacity
Storage
  • 256 GB512 GB 1 TB 2TB 4TB
    • 2 x Removable M.2 2230/2280 PCIe® 3x4 NVMe™ SSD, Up to 32 Gbps.
  • 2 x M.2 SSD Combo slot (NVMe PCIe Gen 3 / SATA)
  • 1 x 2.5” SATA slot
ConnectivityDell XPS 17 9700Acer Predator Helios 300 (15”, 2020)
Wi-Fi
  • Rivet Killer AX1650w
    Up to 2400 Mbps, Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g, WiFi-4 (802.11n), WiFi-5 (802.11ac), WiFi-6 (802.11ax)
  • Rivet Killer AX500s DBS
    Up to 1774.50 Mbps, Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g, WiFi-4 (802.11n), WiFi-5 (802.11ac), WiFi-6 (802.11ax)
Wi-Fi 6: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax
Bluetooth
  • Rivet Killer AX1650w › Bluetooth 5.1
  • Rivet Killer AX500s DBS › Bluetooth 5.2
Bluetooth 5.1
Ethernet Gigabit LAN
Speed: 10/100/1000 Mbps.
BatteryDell XPS 17 9700Acer Predator Helios 300 (15”, 2020)
Size
  • 3-cell smart lithium-ion 56 Wh
  • 6-cell smart lithium-ion 97 Wh
3,720 mAh (4-cell Lithium-Ion battery)
Battery LifeUp to 6 hours of battery life
Power Supply
  • 90 W USB Type-C power adapter
    Power rated at 5VDC/3A, 9VDc/3A, 15VDC/3A, 20VDC/4.5A.
  • 130 W USB Type-C power adapter
    Power rated at 5VDC/1A, 20VDC/6.5A.
  • 180W power supply
  • 230W power supply
    With GeForce RTX™ 2070 models.
SoftwareDell XPS 17 9700Acer Predator Helios 300 (15”, 2020)
OS
  • Windows 10 Home, 64-bit
  • Windows 10 Pro, 64-bit
Windows 10 Home
Built-in Apps
  • Microsoft Office 30-days trial
  • McAfee LiveSafe™ 12 Month Subscription
Acer Predator Sense
Camera & AudioDell XPS 17 9700Acer Predator Helios 300 (15”, 2020)
Camera
  • Front-facing camera
    Top-mount front camera with fixed focus lens, 0.92 Megapixels (1280 x 720 HD) at 30 fps.
  • Infrared camera
    576 x 360 (VGA) at 30 fps for Windows Hello Facial Recognition.
Front-facing camera
720p (1280 x 720 HD) top mounted camera.
Audio
  • Studio quality tuning with Waves MaxxAudio® Pro and Waves Nx® 3D audio
  • Quad-speaker design
  • Dual microphone array optimized with Waves MaxxVoice supporting VoIP - Microsoft Cortana capable
  • Stereo Speakers
  • 2 speakers
  • DTS:X® Ultra
  • Built-in microphone
MiscDell XPS 17 9700Acer Predator Helios 300 (15”, 2020)
Sensors
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Windows Hello compliant fingerprint reader in the power button
Security
  • Windows Hello with Fingerprint Sign in
  • Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in
  • Wedge-shaped lock
  • Firmware Trusted Platform Module (TPM) solution
  • Kensington lock slot
  • BIOS Passwords:
    • User
    • Supervisor
In the box
  • Predator Helios 300 Gaming Notebook
  • Lithium-Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • Power Cord
  • Hard Drive Upgrade Kit
Dell XPS 17 9700 Price
New XPS 17 9700 17" Laptop 10th Gen Core i9-10885H up to 5.3 GHz 8 cores RTX 2060 6GB Max-Q 4K UHD Anti-Reflex 500-Nit Touch Display Plus Best Notebook Stylus Pen Light (6TB SSD DRIVE|64GB RAM|10 PRO)
New XPS 17 9700 17" Laptop 10th Gen Core i9-10885H up to 5.3 GHz 8 cores RTX 2060 6GB Max-Q 4K UHD Anti-Reflex 500-Nit Touch Display Plus Best Notebook Stylus Pen Light (6TB SSD DRIVE|64GB RAM|10 PRO)
By Best Notebooks
$6,299.00
New Dell XPS 17 9700 17 inch UHD Plus Laptop (Silver) Intel i9-10885H 10th Gen, 32GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 6GB GDDR6, Windows 10 Home, 17-30.99 inches
New Dell XPS 17 9700 17 inch UHD Plus Laptop (Silver) Intel i9-10885H 10th Gen, 32GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 6GB GDDR6, Windows 10 Home, 17-30.99 inches
By Dell
$3,267.42
Dell XPS 17 9700 (Latest Model) 17.0" Core i7-10750H(Six Core, Up to 5.0Ghz) 1TB PCIe SSD 32GB RAM FHD+ (1920x1200) GTX 1650Ti 4GB WiFi 6 AX+BT Win 10 (Renewed)
Dell XPS 17 9700 (Latest Model) 17.0" Core i7-10750H(Six Core, Up to 5.0Ghz) 1TB PCIe SSD 32GB RAM FHD+ (1920x1200) GTX 1650Ti 4GB WiFi 6 AX+BT Win 10 (Renewed)
By Dell
$1,899.99
Acer Predator Helios 300 (15”, 2020) Price
2020 Acer Predator Helios 300 15.6 Inch 144Hz FHD 1080P Gaming Laptop, Intel 6-Core i7-9750H up to 4.5 GHz, NVIDIA GTX 1660 Ti 6GB, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB SSD (Boot) + 1TB HDD, HDMI, Backlit KB, Win10
2020 Acer Predator Helios 300 15.6 Inch 144Hz FHD 1080P Gaming Laptop, Intel 6-Core i7-9750H up to 4.5 GHz, NVIDIA GTX 1660 Ti 6GB, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB SSD (Boot) + 1TB HDD, HDMI, Backlit KB, Win10
By Acer
$1,414.99
Acer Predator Helios 300 Gaming Laptop PC, 17.3" Full HD 144Hz 3ms IPS Display, Intel i7-9750H, GTX 1660 Ti 6GB, 16GB DDR4, 512GB NVMe SSD, RGB Backlit KB, Windows 10 Professional, PH317-53-71D6
Acer Predator Helios 300 Gaming Laptop PC, 17.3" Full HD 144Hz 3ms IPS Display, Intel i7-9750H, GTX 1660 Ti 6GB, 16GB DDR4, 512GB NVMe SSD, RGB Backlit KB, Windows 10 Professional, PH317-53-71D6
By Acer
$1,799.99
Was: $1,899.99
Acer Predator Helios 300 Gaming Laptop PC, 17.3" Full HD IPS Display, Intel i7-9750H, GTX 1660 Ti 6GB, 8GB DDR4, 512GB PCIe NVMe SSD, RGB Backlit Keyboard, PH317-53-77HB
Acer Predator Helios 300 Gaming Laptop PC, 17.3" Full HD IPS Display, Intel i7-9750H, GTX 1660 Ti 6GB, 8GB DDR4, 512GB PCIe NVMe SSD, RGB Backlit Keyboard, PH317-53-77HB
By Acer
$1,699.00
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Acer Predator Helios 300 (15”, 2020): Key Features

4th Gen AeroBlade™ 3D Technology

All Predator laptops utilize our custom-engineered cooling technology. The latest generation’s new design reduces noise while increasing airflow – allowing you to maximize your performance, no matter the task. And when the going gets hot, Predator CoolBoost™ gets going. Fan speeds increase based on generated heat, keeping critical areas continually cooled.

DTS:X® Ultra

Turn any pair of headphones or speakers into a high-end 360° surround sound system – enabling you to experience your favorite movies, music, and games with real-world spatial sound.

PredatorSense™ Software

Take control, overclock, and customize your gaming experience from one place with PredatorSense™. The 4-zone RGB customized keyboard uses our own Predator typeface, has see-through concave-shaped keycaps for WASD, and features two integral keys to take note of Turbo and PredatorSense™. Tap Turbo for instant overclocking or hit PredatorSense™ to open the utility app.

Killer™ Networking

No one wants to lose a match due to latency. It’s heartbreaking. With Killer’s E2600 Ethernet Controller, Wireless AX1650i, and Killer Control Center 2.0, you have all the tools you need to clear out the online competition keep your ping low, and 100% optimized.

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