Asus TUF Gaming F15 (2022) vs Acer Predator Helios 300 (PH317-56, 2022)

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Evaluation of Asus TUF Gaming F15 (2022) and Acer Predator Helios 300 (PH317-56, 2022) important characteristics
System and application performance
Performance in popular 3D games
Viewing angle, color accuracy, brightness
Battery Life
Potential battery life in light and average use
Ports, webcam and other interfaces
Design, materials, durability and usability
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Key Differences

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Advantages of the Asus TUF Gaming F15 (2022)
  • Significantly easier to carry: weighs 800 grams less (around 1.76 lbs)
  • Higher number of cutting-edge USB Type-C ports: 2 versus 1
  • Thinner bezels and 8% higher screen-to-body ratio
  • Much smaller footprint: 25% more compact case (137.8 vs 182.9 square inches)
Advantages of the Acer Predator Helios 300 (PH317-56, 2022)
  • Can run popular games at about 52-71% higher FPS
  • Features a much bigger (~61%) battery – 90 against 56 watt-hours
  • Includes an old-school USB-A port
  • Around 29% better multi-core CPU performance in the Cinebench R23 test

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Tests and Specifications

Comparison table of test results and technical specs


Weight 2.2 kg (4.85 lbs) 3 kg (6.62 lbs)
Dimensions 354 x 251 x 22.4-24.9 mm
13.94 x 9.88 x 0.88-0.98 inches
399.3 x 295.5 x 26.9 mm
15.72 x 11.63 x 1.06 inches
Area 889 cm2 (137.7 inches2) 1180 cm2 (182.8 inches2)
Screen-to-body ratio ~75.5% ~69.9%
Side bezels 4.3 mm 8.2 mm
Colors Gray Black
Material Top: Aluminum
Middle: Plastic
Bottom: Plastic
Top: Aluminum
Middle: Aluminum
Bottom: Plastic
Transformer No No
Opening angle 145° -
Size comparison
Cooling solution
Cooling system Active Active
Vapor chamber No No
Number of fans 2 2
Noise level (max. load) 57.2 dB 62.6 dB


Size 15.6 inches 17.3 inches
Refresh rate 144 Hz 144 Hz
PPI 141 ppi 127 ppi
Aspect ratio 16:9 16:9
Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels 1920 x 1080 pixels
HDR support No -
Sync technology G-Sync (configurable) -
Touchscreen No No
Coating Matte Matte
Ambient light sensor No No
Screen space comparison
Predator Helios 300 (PH317-56, 2022)
17.3″ (16:9 ratio) = 127.9 in2
TUF Gaming F15 (2022)
15.6″ (16:9 ratio) = 104 in2
~22% more screen space
Display tests
sRGB color space 62.5% -
Adobe RGB profile 47.3% -


Battery type Li-Ion Li-Ion
Replaceable No No
Fast charging Yes Yes
USB Power Delivery Yes Yes
Charging port position Left Bottom
Charge power 200 / 240 W 280 / 330 W
Weight of AC adapter 656 grams 1034 grams


CPU name
Base frequency 2.5 GHz 2.3 GHz
Turbo frequency 4.5 GHz 4.7 GHz
Cores 12 (4P + 8E) 14 (6P + 8E)
Threads 16 20
L3 Cache 18 MB 24 MB
Integrated GPU Intel Iris Xe Graphics (80EU) Intel Iris Xe Graphics (96EU)
Fabrication process 10 nm 10 nm


Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Graphics Card

GPU name
TGP 95 W 140 W
Nvidia Optimus MUX MUX
Type Dedicated Dedicated
Fabrication process 8 nm 8 nm
GPU base clock 1530 MHz 1504 MHz
GPU boost clock 1740 MHz 1802 MHz
Memory size 4 GB 6 GB
Memory type GDDR6 GDDR6
Memory bus 128 bit 192 bit
Memory speed 12 Gbps 14 Gbps
Shading units (cores) 2048 3840
Texture mapping units (TMUs) 64 120
Raster operations pipelines (ROPs) 40 48
GPU performance


RAM size
Channels 2x4 GB 2x8 GB
Clock 4800 MHz 4800 MHz
Type DDR5 DDR5
Upgradable Yes Yes
Total slots 2 2
Max. ram size 32 GB 32 GB


Storage size
Bus PCI-E Gen 4.0 (4x) PCI-E Gen 4.0 (4x)
Storage type SSD (M2) SSD (M2)
Channels 1x512 GB 1x512 GB
Upgradable Yes Yes
Total slots 2 2
NVMe Yes Yes


Speakers 2.0 2.0
Dolby Atmos Yes -
Loudness ~76.7 dB ~73.8 dB
Microphones 2 2


Wi-Fi standard v6 v6E
Bluetooth v5.2 v5.2
Fingerprint No No
Infrared sensor No No
Optical drive No No
Webcam Above the display Above the display
Webcam resolution 1280 x 720 1280 x 720
USB-A 2x USB 3.2 3x USB 3.2
USB Type-C 2x USB 3.2 1x USB 3.2
Thunderbolt Thunderbolt 4 Thunderbolt 4
HDMI 1x HDMI 2.0 1x HDMI 2.1
DisplayPort No 1x v1.4
Audio jack (3.5 mm) Yes Yes
Ethernet (RJ45) Yes Yes
SD card reader No No
Proprietary charging port Yes Yes


Keyboard type Island Island
Numpad Yes Yes
Backlight Yes Yes
Key travel 1.7 mm -
Size 13.0 x 7.8 cm 12.1 x 8.3 cm
Surface Plastic -
Windows Precision Yes Yes
Further details
Notes on TUF Gaming F15 (2022):
    - The laptop supports PCI Express Gen 3 and PCI Express Gen 4. The manufacturer may install different storage drives depending on the configuration.
*Disclaimer! Ports, speakers, display, and other specifications can vary depending on the laptop's specific configuration or region.

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