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Acer Predator Helios 16 16" Intel i9-13900HX / RTX4080 / 32GB / 1TB SSD/ Windows 11 Home Gaming Laptop - Abyssal Black (PH16-71-948L)
Model #: PH16-71-948L|Manufacturer#: 742C1H|UPC #: 195133191623

The Predator Helios 16 comes fully equipped with superior cooling technology, a beautiful Mini LED display, and a full deck of performance-enhancing features.

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  • Windows 11 Home
  • Intel® Core™ i9-13900HX processor 2.20 GHz
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 4080 with 12 GB dedicated memory
  • 16" WQXGA (2560 x 1600) 16:10 IPS 240 Hz
  • 32 GB, DDR5 SDRAM
  • 1 TB SSD
  • 5 USB Ports: USB 3.2 Gen 1 Ports x1, 3.2 Gen 2 Ports (USB Type-C) x2

Acer Predator Helios 16


Feel the power emanate from within the neon-hued shell of the Helios 16. With up to a 13th Gen Intel® Core™ i9¹ processor and new performance hybrid architecture. Tack on up to 2TB of NVMe SSD high-speed PCIe storage and witness greatness.

  • WINDOWS 11 HOME Operating System
  • Up to 13TH GEN Intel® Core™ i9 Processor¹
  • Up to NVIDIA® GEFORCE RTX™ 4080 Laptop GPU¹
  • Up to 32GB DDR5 5600MHz

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NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 40 Series Laptop GPUs are beyond fast for gamers and creators. They're powered by the ultra-efficient NVIDIA Ada Lovelace architecture, which delivers a quantum leap in both performance and AI-powered graphics.

  • NVIDIA DLSS 3 Powered by the new fourth-gen Tensor Cores and Optical Flow Accelerator on GeForce RTX 40 Series GPUs, DLSS 3 uses AI to create additional high-quality frames.
  • Ray Tracing The Ada architecture unleashes the full glory of ray tracing, which simulates how light behaves in the real world. Experience incredibly detailed virtual worlds like never before.
  • NVIDIA Max-Q Technologies NVIDIA Max-Q is an advanced suite of AI-powered technologies that optimize your system for peak efficiency. This enables blazing-fast laptops that are thin, quiet, and have amazing battery life.

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The Mini LED¹ panel is exquisite and, alongside the suite of features from NVIDIA Advanced Optimus, makes games, movies, and whatever's on-screen all receive the benefits of extreme levels of contrast.

  • 1000-zone MINI LED¹ WQXGA
  • 1000 nits¹ DCI-P3 100%¹ Color Gamut
  • Up to 250HZ Refresh Rate¹
  • Supports NVIDIA® ADVANCED OPTIMUS® Dynamic Display Switching

Acer Predator Helios 16


The Helios 16 includes only the best state-of-the-art cooling: dual custom-engineered 5th Gen AeroBlade™ 3D Fans, vector heat pipes, and the chilling effects of liquid metal thermal grease on an already industry-leading CPU.

  • Dual 89-Blade 5TH GEN AEROBLADE™ 3D Fan
  • Rapid-cooling LIQUID METAL Thermal Grease
  • Cool Maximizing VECTOR Heat Pipes

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Make that per-key RGB backlit keyboard shine with Mini LED backlights that are brighter, require less power, and are more uniform in color (with less halo) than their non-Mini LED counterparts.

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RGB Backlight

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Utility App Hotkey

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Pop open the brand-new PredatorSense™ utility app to adjust the settings to fit exactly how you want this laptop to perform.

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Adjust lighting to fit your own theme. There’s plenty to play with here so take your time.

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Choose between four modes²: Quiet, Balanced, Performance, and Turbo (all-out overclock, all-out fans). Balanced and ECO³ are also available when on battery.

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Choose between Auto, Max, or set your own. Bring a coat if you go all out

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Includes the Intel® Killer™ E2600 Ethernet Controller, Intel® Killer™ Wi-Fi 6E AX1675i.

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Plug all your peripherals into the full range of USB 3.2 Gen2, including two incredibly fast Thunderbolt™ 4 USB-C ports and HDMI 2.1.

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There’s even a Micro SD™ Card Reader if so needed!

¹ Specifications may vary depending on model and/or region. All models subject to availability.

² These four modes require that the AC adapter be plugged in to the laptop.

³ Can only be activated when the AC adapter is not plugged in.


  • Windows 11 Home
  • Intel® Core™ i9-13900HX processor 2.20 GHz
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 4080 with 12 GB dedicated memory
  • 16" WQXGA (2560 x 1600) 16:10 IPS 240 Hz
  • 32 GB, DDR5 SDRAM
  • 1 TB SSD

Operating SystemWindows 11 Home - 64-bit
Screen Size16"
Screen TypeWQXGA (2560 x 1600) 16:10 anti-glare display
Screen Resolution2560 x 1600 16:10
Processor Type (Computers)Intel® Core™ i9-13900HX
Processor # of Cores16 - Hexadeca-Core
Processor Clock Speed (Computers)2.20 GHz
Processor Max. Turbo Speed (Computers)5.4 GHz
Cache (Computers)36 MB
RAM Memory Size (Computers)32 GB
RAM Type (Computers)DDR5
RAM Speed (Computers)5600MHz
RAM Maximum Expandability (Computers)32 GB
RAM - # of Slots (Computers)2 Total - 0 Empty
Built-In Storage Capacity1TB NVMe PCIe SSD
Graphics - Dedicated (Computers)NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4080
Graphics - Memory Size (Computers)12 GB
Graphics - Memory Type (Computers)GDDR6
USB Port(s)5
DisplayPort2 - USB-C with supported DisplayPort
Thunderbolt (Computers)2 - Thunderbolt 4
HDMI Output(s)1 - HDMI (v2.1)
Headphone / Line Output(s)1 - (Headphone/Microphone combo jack)
Microphone / Line Input1 - (Headphone/Microphone combo jack)
Audio TypeStereo
Speakers2-Speaker System
Pointing Device(s)Backlit Chiclet Keyboard / Touchpad
Memory Card Slot (Computers)microSD
Camera/Webcam (Front Facing)1920 x 1080 (Full HD / 1080p)
Network Connectivity (Wired)RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Capability802.11/b/g/n
Bluetooth CapabilityBluetooth 5.2
Battery Life (Computers)up to 4 hours depending on usage and device settings
Battery Cells4-Cell
Battery Capacity90 Whr
Battery Type (Computers)Lithium-ion (Li-Ion)
Software Included (Computers)Windows 11 Home / Windows 11 Pro
• Predator Helios 16 PH16-71-72YG Gaming Notebook
• Lithium Ion Battery
• AC Adapter
• Power Cord
  • Product Parts Warranty: 1 Year Limited
  • Product Labour Warranty: 1 Year Limited


Width:14.15 inches
Height:11.00 inches
Depth:1.06 inches
Weight:5.73 pounds