Product Comparison: MSI GP63 Leopard 8RE-065UK vs Acer Predator Helios 300 (PH315-51-78NP)


General Specifications
Brand
MSI
Acer
Model
GP63 Leopard 8RE-065UK
Predator Helios 300 (PH315-51-78NP)
Origin
China
China
About the Product
Get Game Ready with GeForce GTX-Powered Gaming PCs. This is the ultimate gaming experience, fuelled by the fastest performance, most advanced gaming technologies, and best gaming ecosystem. Take a huge leap in performance with the 1st-ever Hexa Core notebook processors!
Designed for those with a need to speed, the Predator Helios 300 gaming notebook combines powerful 8th Gen Intel Core i7 processor with high-performance NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics driven by the new NVIDIA Pascal architecture.
Key Specs
Screen Size
15.6 in.
15.6 in.
Operating System
Windows 10 Home
Windows 10 Home
Processor Speed
2.2 GHz
2.2 GHz
System Memory (RAM)
16 GB
16 GB
Storage Capacity
1128 GB
256 GB
Battery Life
2 hours
7 hours

MSI GP63 Leopard 8RE-065UK

Acer Predator Helios 300 (PH315-51-78NP)

MSI GP63 Leopard 8RE-065UK

Acer Predator Helios 300 (PH315-51-78NP)

MSI GP63 Leopard 8RE-065UK

Acer Predator Helios 300 (PH315-51-78NP)

MSI GP63 Leopard 8RE-065UK

Acer Predator Helios 300 (PH315-51-78NP)

MSI GP63 Leopard 8RE-065UK

Acer Predator Helios 300 (PH315-51-78NP)

Size & Weight
Height
1.14 in.
1.05 in.
Width
15.08 in.
15.4 in.
Depth
10.24 in.
10.5 in.
Weight
4.85 lbs.
5.95 lbs.

MSI GP63 Leopard 8RE-065UK

Acer Predator Helios 300 (PH315-51-78NP)

MSI GP63 Leopard 8RE-065UK

Acer Predator Helios 300 (PH315-51-78NP)

MSI GP63 Leopard 8RE-065UK

Acer Predator Helios 300 (PH315-51-78NP)

MSI GP63 Leopard 8RE-065UK

Acer Predator Helios 300 (PH315-51-78NP)

Processor
Processor Model
Intel Core i7-8750H
Intel Core i7-8750H
Number of Cores
6
6
Graphics
Intel UHD Graphics 630
Intel UHD Graphics 630

MSI GP63 Leopard 8RE-065UK

Acer Predator Helios 300 (PH315-51-78NP)

What customers say about "Processor"
MSI GP63 Leopard 8RE-065UK Gaming Laptop
  • I use this laptop daily, it's quick, has handled everything I've thrown at it so far from gaming, rendering and even running virtual machines.
  • The screen is crystal clear and battery life is great. Also processor is amazing.
  • Very powerful machine/excellent specs.
  • Modern i7 processor, capable RAM capacity and dedicated graphics means that this can handle most current gen games on high graphic settings without suffering on frame rate.
  • The i7-8750h is running frequency is quite low at 2.2Ghz, this means some games may crash when playing (during heavy gaming).
Acer Predator Helios 300 (PH315-51-78NP) Gaming Laptop
  • This laptop has, at the time of this writing, the latest Intel Core i7 processor.
  • Fast processors, great graphics, can play most games.
  • Remaining qualities such as processor, graphics card is very good for high end gaming for a long time to come.
  • However, no faster than very old laptops running single-core i7 processors.
  • The processors temperature up to the high 80s and at times the 90s.
Memory
Type of Memory (RAM)
DDR4-SDRAM
DDR4-SDRAM
Type of Storage
SSD + HDD
SSD
Card Reader
Yes
Yes
What customers say about "Memory"
MSI GP63 Leopard 8RE-065UK Gaming Laptop
  • The sd card reader works without a flaw oh and there’s no dead pixels that I can see all in all for me this is a fantastic device video plays fine through it.
  • Great performance. I like 16GB of RAM. It's enough for all games.
  • 16GB is enough for great performance in games.
  • It's HDD+SDD. Nothing to complain about. Bootup time is sub 10 sec.
  • Thanks to SSD, all my games run 2 times faster.
Acer Predator Helios 300 (PH315-51-78NP) Gaming Laptop
  • The Helios 300 also comes with 16 GB DDR4 memory. I like it.
  • 16GB of flash storage, is very high quality.
  • The underside of the laptop has access for memory and the SSD. Good memory.
  • Memory is something you'll want to upgrade.
  • The laptop came with only 237 GB of memory space on the hard drive. That is a very low amount for a laptop.
Features
Display Type
FHD TN
FHD IPS
Screen Resolution
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
Discrete Graphics
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060
Discrete Graphics Memory
6 GB
6 GB
Extras
MSI app player, Dual speakers, MSI audio boost, Nahimic 3 audio technology, RGB backlit keyboard
Realised Potential, Custom-Engineered Cooling, Backlit Keyboard, Metal Chassis, Make Your Presence Known

MSI GP63 Leopard 8RE-065UK

Acer Predator Helios 300 (PH315-51-78NP)

What customers say about "Features"
MSI GP63 Leopard 8RE-065UK Gaming Laptop
  • It’s very quiet even with its fans running full tilt.
  • The screen is good at all sensible angles and the colours seem very good too.
  • This laptop looks & feels expensive. I especially love the brushed chrome casing.
  • Beautiful build quality - solid plastics all round.
  • The GTX 1060 6GB RAM is able to handle just about anything you throw at it, coupled with the i7 8750H cpu & 16BG DDR4 RAM.
Acer Predator Helios 300 (PH315-51-78NP) Gaming Laptop
  • I love the feature of just opening up a few screws and I can insert another drive in minutes.
  • Incredible display that will keep up with any high end laptop.
  • Really nice backlit keyboard that works well for gaming.
  • Touchpad was okay when the drivers worked.
  • Built-in mic was unusable out of the box - nobody could hear me.
Connectivity
Bluetooth
Yes
Yes
Network
Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Ethernet
Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Ethernet
Number of USB Ports
4
4
USB Type C
Yes
Yes
Other Ports
HDMI, Mini DisplayPort, Headphone/Microphone 3.5mm jack
Headphone/Microphone 3.5mm jack, HDMI

MSI GP63 Leopard 8RE-065UK

Acer Predator Helios 300 (PH315-51-78NP)

What customers say about "Connectivity"
MSI GP63 Leopard 8RE-065UK Gaming Laptop
  • Enough USB ports. Individual audio and mic jacks are a plus. The rest are standard and working well.
  • It has a lot of USB connectivity as well as a mini DisplayPort, which is very cool.
  • Connecting to Wi-Fi is very simple and stable. All connectors are conveniently located.
  • The usb ports are kind of tight and it makes it hard to insert some usb sticks that are totally fine with other computers.
  • I had problem with unreliable wifi. The connection disconnects around 30 min - 1.5hrs of usage.
Acer Predator Helios 300 (PH315-51-78NP) Gaming Laptop
  • I've managed to get things working using a DisplayPort-compatible USB adapter to connect to the TV.
  • There are windows reality ready so if you have VR you can connect it.
  • Connection for power adapter is strong (we have had many that break).
  • Mac had problems at times with connecting to WiFi or Bluetooth, this one has never had any issues.
  • No Gigabyte connection via LAN.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC
CE, FCC
Other Information
Manufacturer
MSRP
1999.99 $


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