Pros

  • Powerful CPU
  • 32GB of memory
  • Slide-out drive tray with SATA connections

Cons

  • Weak video card
  • Just one x16 PCIe slot
  • Relatively poor gaming performance

At A Glance

The Predator just isn't as ferocious as Acer would like us to think it is.

Manufacturer’s Description

It's in the pedigree: Your Predator G Series is geared for extreme gaming. The menacing lights and belligerent black and orange colors show it's ready to rage. And so are you, armed with the brawn of Intel Core i7, 1 up to 16 GB of DDR3, and frame-dominating discrete graphics. Your attacks will be devastating, your defenses untouchable.

Manufacturer’s Website

Acer Predator AG3620

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core i7 3770
Processor speed 3400.0 MHz
Graphics
Graphics Type Discrete
Primary Graphics Chipset AMD Radeon HD 8760
Graphics Memory 2.0 GB
Storage
Drive 1 size 16.0 GB
Drive 1 type Solid-State Drive
Drive 2 size 2000.0 GB
Drive 2 type Hard Disk Drive
Drives included 2.0
General Information
UPC Code 886541924292
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • Audio - Microphone In (1/8
  • Audio - Rear Surround Out (1/8
  • Audio - Side Surround Out (1/8
  • Bluetooth
  • DVI (dual link)
  • DisplayPort
  • USB 2.0
  • USB 3.0
Ethernet Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Memory
Memory size 32768.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory speed 1600.0 MHz
Optical Drive
Included Drives DVD Drive
Storage Media
SD card Yes
Memory stick Memory Stick
Compact flash Yes
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8 Pro

Performance

Product Type
Subcategory Performance
Overall Rating
Worldbench Score 227.0
Worldbench Version 8.1
Start Up
Start Up 18.5   seconds (lower is better)
Office Productivity
PCMARK 2819.0   score (higher is better)
Web Performance
Peacekeeper 2995.0   score (higher is better)
Storage Performance
PCMark 7 Storage Test 2642.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 48.2   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 181.5   seconds (lower is better)
Image Editing - GPU Accelerated 66.3   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 248.5   seconds (lower is better)
Encoding Audio 198.8   seconds (lower is better)
Power Usage
Working power usage 9.2   Watt hours
Idle power usage 33.8   Watts
Gaming
3DMark, Ice Storm 85632.0   score (higher is better)
3DMark, Firestrike 2402.0   score (higher is better)
3DMark, Cloud Gate 12995.0   score (higher is better)
3DMark, Firestrike Extreme 1187.0   score (higher is better)
Civilization V, Late Game View, Ultra Quality, 2560x1600 18.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Civilization V, Late Game View, Ultra Quality, 1920x1080 28.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Civilization V, Late Game View, Low Quality, 1024x768 102.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt Showdown, Ultra Quality, 2560x1600 20.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt Showdown, Ultra Quality, 1920x1080 31.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt Showdown, Low Quality, 1024x768 203.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 3, Ultra Quality, 2560x1600 3.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 3, Ultra Quality, 1920x1080 6.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 3, Low Quality, 1024x768 60.5   Frames per second (higher is better)