Essential Laptops for Creators, Students & Gamers – Powered by NVidia!

Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 40 Series Laptop GPU powers the Acer Swift X 14 and Predator Helios Neo 16/18, two of Acer’s best laptops of 2024 for students, editors, gamers and anyone who needs a bit of graphical prowess.

More information and to buy the Swift X 14 –
Predator Helios Neo 16 –

Here’s a closer look at both the Swift X 14 and Acer Predator Helios Neo 16, and thanks to Acer/Nvidia for sponsoring!

That Swift notebook can be kitted out with the Nvidia GeForce RTX 4050 Laptop GPU, so it’s well suited to photo editing and other creator tasks. You’ve got plenty of ports to hook up peripherals, plus a gorgeous 2.8k 120Hz OLED screen so your photos, video etc will look splendid. The Acer Swift X 14 is pleasingly portable too, so ideal for mobile workers.

As for the Acer Predator Helios Neo 16, this bulkier laptop is made with gaming in mind. You’ve got the Nvidia GeForce RTX 4070, with ray tracing, DLSS 3.5 and Max Q support for impressive visuals. With the dedicated cooling system, the Acer Predator Helios Neo 16 2024 can blaze through the latest games.

#Acer #PredatorGaming #Nvidia #RTXOn #BeyondFast

Acer Swift X 14 & Predator Helios Neo 16 Chapters:
0:00 – Chatty bit at start
0:33 – Acer Swift X 14
4:40 – Acer Predator Helios Neo 16
8:38 – G’bye!


This Post Has 16 Comments

  1. @TimCampbellVO

    I've been running my entire studio from a Predator for a couple years and it's been absolutely flawless with everything I've thrown at it.

  2. @andyH_England

    Only 2-3 YouTube creators have non-sponsored Windows reviews. It is unfair because Apple doesn't pay, they get bashed, yet because Intel, Nvidia, et al. get their chequebooks out, we must put up with these 10-minute ads when looking for a balanced review. It means money for creators to buy Apple stuff to flex on. Still, it creates a distorted reality where people are fed marketing material rather than objective reviews.

    We are at the point where YT needs to label sponsored reviews specifically and put them in a separate area for those just looking for ads.

  3. @Desflur

    Usually a “sponsor” is not the subject of the review. This is what you call an advertisement…

  4. @MrDicksaw

    i have had 2 acers in my life. Never have I ever had a worst laptop in my life

  5. @CoolKid8064

    Where's the Acer Nitro 5?? I got an i9 with rtx 4060, 16gb and 1tb ssd for only 1400 euro

  6. @ThePatman1980

    Games On My Steam Deck

    Steam (10)
    Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag
    Batman: Arkham Asylum
    Batman: Arkham City
    Batman: Arkham Knight
    DuckTales: Remastered
    Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade
    Shenmue III
    Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection
    The Witcher III: Wild Hunt
    Yakuza 0

    Atari Jaguar (3)
    Atari Karts
    NBA Jam Tournament Edition

    Xbox (6)
    Conker: Live & Reloaded
    Dead or Alive 3
    Dead or Alive: Xtreme Beach Volleyball
    Jet Set Radio Future
    NBA Street Vol. 2
    Shenmue II

    M.A.M.E. (4)
    Mortal Kombat
    Mortal Kombat II
    NBA Jam
    NBA Jam Tournament Edition

    Nintendo 64 (10)
    Conker’s Bad Fur Day
    Diddy Kong Racing
    F-Zero X
    Killer Instinct Gold
    Mario Kart 64
    NFL Blitz
    Super Mario 64
    The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask
    The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
    Wave Race 64

    Nintendo Entertainment System (36)
    Batman: The Video Game
    Battletoads & Double Dragon
    Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers
    Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers 2
    Donkey Kong
    Double Dribble
    Final Fantasy
    Kid Icarus
    Kirby’s Adventure
    Kung Fu
    Kung-Fu Heroes
    Mario Bros.
    Mega Man 2
    Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!!
    Ninja Gaiden
    Super Mario Bros.
    Super Mario Bros. 2
    Super Mario Bros. 3
    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
    TMNT: The Arcade Game
    The Adventures of Bayou Billy
    The Karate Kid
    The Legend of Zelda
    Wizards & Warriors
    WWF Wrestlemania
    Zelda II: The Adventure of Link

    Game Boy (3)
    Dr. Mario
    Super Mario Land

    Game Boy Advance (2)
    Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga
    Mario Kart: Super Circuit

    GameCube (12)
    F-Zero GX
    Mario Kart: Double Dash!!
    Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes
    NBA Street Vol. 2
    NFL Blitz 2002
    Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door
    Sonic Riders
    Soulcalibur II
    Star Fox Adventures
    Super Mario Sunshine
    The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker
    Wario World

    Super Nintendo (20)
    Chrono Trigger
    Donkey Kong Country
    Donkey Kong Country 2
    Donkey Kong Country 3
    Final Fantasy III
    Kirby Super Star
    Kirby’s Dream Land 3
    Mega Man X
    Mortal Kombat II
    Super Back to the Future Part II
    Super Mario All-Stars
    Super Mario Kart
    Super Mario RPG
    Super Mario World
    Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island
    Super Metroid
    The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
    Top Gear

    Nintendo Wii (10)
    Donkey Kong Country Returns
    Kirby’s Return to Dreamland
    Mario Kart Wii
    New Super Mario Bros. Wii
    Sonic Colors
    Sonic Riders: Zero Gravity
    Super Mario Galaxy
    Super Mario Galaxy 2
    The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess

    Sega Dreamcast (16)
    ChuChu Rocket!
    Crazy Taxi
    Dead or Alive 2
    Grandia II
    Jet Grind Radio
    Marvel vs. Capcom 2
    Marvel vs. Capcom: CoSH
    NBA 2K2
    NFL 2K2
    Sonic Adventure
    Sonic Adventure 2
    Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike
    Virtua Tennis
    Wacky Races

    Sega Game Gear (3)
    Sonic the Hedgehog
    Sonic the Hedgehog 2
    The Majors: Pro Baseball

    Sega Genesis (17)
    Comix Zone
    Cool Spot
    Gunstar Heroes
    Michael Jackson’s Moonwalker
    Mickey Mania
    NFL Football ‘94 Starring Joe Montana
    QuackShot Starring Donald Duck
    Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master
    Sonic & Knuckles
    Sonic the Hedgehog
    Sonic the Hedgehog 2
    Sonic the Hedgehog 3
    Street Fighter II’: Special Champion Edition

    Sega 32X (1)

    PlayStation (19)
    Bust A Groove
    Bust-A-Move 4
    Castlevania: Symphony of the Night
    Disney’s Hercules Action Game
    Final Fantasy IX
    Final Fantasy Tactics
    Final Fantasy VII
    Final Fantasy VIII
    Gran Turismo
    Herc’s Adventures
    Metal Gear Solid
    PaRappa the Rapper
    Parasite Eve
    R4: Ridge Racer Type 4
    Ridge Racer
    Tekken 2
    Tekken 3

    PlayStation 2 (17)
    Disney’s Kim Possible: What’s the Switch?
    Final Fantasy X
    God of War
    God of War II
    Gran Turismo 3: A-Spec
    Gran Turismo 4
    Klonoa 2: Lunatea’s Veil
    Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty
    Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater
    PaRappa the Rapper 2
    Rogue Galaxy
    Sly 2: Band of Thieves
    Sly 3: Honor Among Thieves
    Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoon
    Tekken 4
    Tekken 5
    Tekken Tag Tournament

    Sony PlayStation Portable (11)
    Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII
    Dissidia 012: Duodecim Final Fantasy
    God of War: Chains of Olympus
    God of War: Ghost of Sparta
    Jeanne d’Arc
    Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker
    Ridge Racer
    Tekken 6
    Tekken: Dark Resurrection
    WipEout Pulse
    WipEout Pure

    Total: 200 games

    The big omissions are no DS and 3DS. Was never a fan of the DS when I had it. I tried putting 3DS last night but Citra is dead. Didn’t bother afterwards. No PS3 as I hear they usually don’t launch at all unlike on the ROG Ally and Legion Go. No need to include Wii U because the Switch already has the best ports from it.

    I have a few doubles of the same game. Like I have NBA Street Vol. 2 for both GameCube and Xbox. The Xbox version is the one I owned. It’s the best-looking one and it loads faster during the intro. But I kept the GameCube version because Dolphin is the more mature emulator and it’s more battery efficient than Xemu. I also have the SNES and MAME version of Mortal Kombat II. The SNES port is the one I owned and mastered playing.

    OG Xbox is an interesting console to emulate. It was the most powerful of the 6th generation with graphics still holding up 20 years later. But it has the weakest library between it, DC, PS2, and GCN. Hence, why Xbox emulation is behind. I felt Xbox was what Sony promised to deliver with the PS2 but PS2 technically underdelivered. PS2 is the most popular, but it had some of the worst graphics of that four. Microsoft engineers defeated Sony in that gen with better specs.

    Not that PlayStation 2 was that weak. It matured by 2005. I’m playing Rogue Galaxy from 2007 and it definitely looks like the best-looking game on the console. I doubt Dreamcast could run God of War and Rogue Galaxy at 60 fps when it could barely handle Shenmue II. PS2 was very much like Sega Saturn where it had this hidden potential to make beautiful games but it was difficult to develop for.

    Saturn is the one I can’t run. Another complicated console to develop for similar to PS2 and PS3 but far less popular. No concise tutorials for it on YouTube and I’m clueless how to use CHDMAN. I may skip that one like I will with NDS. I never grew up owning a Saturn, so I don’t have nostalgia for it. I barely bought it in 2004 at a GameCrazy and rarely used it. I only want to play obscure 2D platformers like Super Tempo and Tryrush Deppy but it’s no big deal if I can’t play them.

    MAME is very hit or miss. Can’t seem to run the Model 2, 3, and NAOMI games. Can’t even launch any Street Fighter II game or Tekken Tag. But it can run Mortal Kombat I & II and NBA Jam & TE just fine which was the opposite experience with my Vita. My Vita plays the arcade version of Super Street Fighter II perfectly but can’t play the Midway classics.

    I do have some stinkers like WWF Wrestlemania, The Adventures of Bayou Billy and The Karate Kid on NES. But I did own Bayou Billy and remember beating The Karate Kid many times circa 1989-1990. One of the easiest games to beat similar to Kung Fu. Since most NES games are under a megabyte, it’s easier not to be picky. If it has some childhood attachment to me, I’ll download it even if the game is awful.

    Steam Deck is the GOAT, folks. Can play almost every generation and for under $300 if you look at the used market. Odin 2 can’t play Wii U or any recent AAA titles like FFVII Remake and Elden Ring. Steam Deck is the perfect balance of performance, price, ecosystem, and support. It’s the best gaming device I’ve ever owned. I’m only gaming on handhelds for the rest of my life.

    All-Time Favorite Gaming Devices
    1. Steam Deck
    2. PS Vita
    3. Switch Lite
    4. PSP
    5. PlayStation
    6. Dreamcast
    7. PlayStation 2
    8. Super NES
    9. GameCube
    10. Genesis
    11. NES
    12. Wii

    All-Time Favorite Games
    1. Final Fantasy VII
    2. Shenmue II
    3. Tekken 3
    4. NBA Street Vol. 2
    5. Super Mario World
    6. Ridge Racer (PSP)
    7. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
    8. Mario Kart: Double Dash!!
    9. Street Fighter II’: SCE (Genesis)
    10. Super Street Fighter II (MAME)
    11. Sonic the Hedgehog 2
    12. Final Fantasy X

    PS5 Pro
    I don’t need it or any console that’s tethered to a TV. AAA titles are dying. They’re becoming too expensive and too long to make. With all that power, you want AAA titles coming out every 10 years? Since the PS4/Xbone era, we don’t have limitations coming from hardware like previous gens. The limitations are coming from the man power and budget. Do developers want to spend at least 5 years making one AAA game?

    Console era is over. Every game system from here on out should be portable. Then I expect companies like Microsoft and Sony to be gatekeepers to their library like Valve. Most games will move to the cloud and subscription based. If you see my list of titles on my Deck, you can see I’m allergic to many modern games in Gen 7-9. I hate first-person shooters. Very few modern games I would consider fun. It’s more boring and complicated.

    I’m in Chapter 12 in FF7R and I don’t love it as much as the OG. There is a lot of meandering scenes and padding to the gameplay. Beautiful to look at. Not as fun to play. This is my problem with most AAA titles after Gen 6. True, they look good to look at. Give me Tifa with the graphical power we have now compared to 1997. But many of these games are also a burden and tedious to play. I read Red Dead Redemption II is a slogfest. 😴

  7. @andrewegan1732

    Tech Spurt Sunderlands Stan Laurel to go with the Oliver Harfy George Clarke..

  8. @dmmpg

    Lotta bots in the comment section, idk why. (3 outta 6 as I write this)

  9. @Dr.D00p

    PSA: Don't buy a gaming Laptop with the 4070. It's a garbage GPU, rarely more than 10% faster than a 4060 equipped laptop with full wattage, has the same crummy 8GB of VRAM, and is usually anywhere between £300-£500 more expensive. NOT WORTH IT.

    Get a 4060 laptop or save up for a bit longer and get a 4080 equipped laptop which will be upto 50% faster in games.

  10. @AdrianMcGavock

    sorry Uncle, loads of previously baaaad experiences with Acer mean I steer WELL CLEAR of anything with their badge on it – would've been nicer to see non-Acer products included to avoid feeling of 'infomercial' 😢

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