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The Acer Predator Helios 500 is a gaming laptop that’s overclockable in all the right places

You can overclock the GPU and some of the CPUs. New models will be available in June with a starting price of $1,999.
chebert@idgcommunications.comThe Acer Predator Helios 500 is a gaming laptop that checks off a lot of boxes: Intel Core i9+ overclockable CPU, 17-inch 4K UHD or 144Hz 1080p display options, and more. Only the GTX 1070 falls slightly short of fabulous.

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Melissa Riofrio spent her formative journalistic years reviewing some of the biggest iron at PCWorld--desktops, laptops, storage, printers--and she continued to focus on hardware testing during stints at Computer Currents and CNET. Currently, in addition to leading PCWorld’s content direction, she covers productivity laptops and Chromebooks.

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