Acer expands the Predator Gaming Portfolio
Acer Expands its Acclaimed Predator Gaming Portfolio with Desktops, Monitors and Accessories
Acer has rounded out its award-winning gaming line with a host of powerful, cutting-edge gaming PCs, monitors and accessories. Options are available to suit a wide range of gamers, from professionals looking for top-of-the-line technology to casual players wanting a solid gaming desktop at an affordable price.
“Our latest gaming line-up is outfitted with some of the most innovative and powerful technologies available today,” said Jerry Kao, Co-COO of Acer. “As a leader in the gaming industry, we strive to help gamers gain an advantage over their opponents with robust, feature-rich systems and devices that push the boundaries of performance, ease of use and comfort.”
Predator X25 Monitor – Amazingly Fast 360 Hz Gaming
This powerful 24.5-inch 1920 x 1080 gaming monitor boasts a super speedy 360 Hz refresh rate to give players the smoothest possible animation. Featuring the latest NVIDIA® G-SYNC® processors, the Predator X25 delivers an optimal gaming experience loaded with advanced features, making games look as realistic as possible.
The Predator X25 can also adjust its brightness and color temperature automatically based on environmental light. With LightSense, the Predator X25 detects the amount of ambient light in the viewing environment and automatically adjusts its brightness settings to maximize viewing comfort. AdaptiveLight automatically adjusts the monitor’s backlights to suit the ambient light in the room, while ProxiSense reminds gamers to take a break after a set amount of time. Ergonomic, the monitor is adjustable with -5 to -25 degree tilt, +/- 30 degree swivel, up to 4.7-inch height adjustment and +/- 90 degree pivot.
Predator XB3 Series Monitors – Smooth Gameplay, Brilliant Visuals
Acer is launching four Predator XB3 series monitors: the 31.5-inch Predator XB323QK NV, the 27-inch Predator XB273U GS and Predator XB273U GX, plus the 24.5-inch Predator XB253Q GZ. All are certified as NVIDIA G-SYNC Compatible, with up to 240 Hz refresh rates and up to 4K UHD resolution, this new line of monitors delivers silky smooth gameplay and wide 178-degree viewing angles. DisplayHDR™ 400 supports stunningly bright images with high contrast and color accuracy, while up to a 0.5 ms (G to G) response time in overdrive drastically reduces motion blur in fast moving images. The new line includes Acer AdaptiveLight, helping gamers stay comfortable during long gaming sessions, and is ergonomically designed, with a stand that features tilt, swivel, pivot and height adjustment. RGB LightSense lets gamers choose a variety of different lighting effects, including color, speed, duration and brightness, which can be set to react to gameplay, music or video.
Predator Orion 9000 – Extreme Performance for Pros and Hardcore Gamers
Designed for hardcore and professional gamers, the refreshed Predator Orion 9000 (P09-920) delivers extreme performance, advanced cooling and easy upgradability. A gaming monster, this series packs a powerful punch with up to an Intel® Core™ i9 Extreme Edition processor, dual NVIDIA® Geforce® RTX® 2080 Ti graphics cards in SLI mode, up to three 3.5-inch HDDs and two 2.5-inch SDDs with a USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C hot swap dock for SSD/HDDs. Three 4.7-inch Predator FrostBlade™ fans provide up to 16% more airflow and 55% increased static pressure compared to prior generations, while a CPU liquid cooler fan keeps the temperature low as battles heat up. Integrated Killer™ E3100G and Intel® WiFi 6 support fast and reliable wireless connectivity. Overclocking can be activated at the touch of a button. An EMI-compliant edge-to-edge tempered glass side panel showcases the colorful ARGB lighting on the internal fans and has a tool-less design to simplify upgrades. The chassis includes a convenient headset cradle, handles and wheels.
Predator Orion 3000– Powerful Performance in a Mid-Sized Tower
The newest Predator Orion 3000 models are made for gamers desiring a mid-sized tower rig for enjoying their favorite game titles or diving into streaming without seeing an impact on performance. Thanks to a 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processor and GeForce® RTX 2070 SUPER™ GPU, it can tackle a wide range of games. Top that off with up to 64 GB of 2666 MHz DDR4 memory, up to 1TB PCIe NVMe SSD and two 3.5-inch SATA3 hard drives, and it has the guts for editing and storing videos. Two custom-engineered Predator FrostBlade™ fans swiftly handle intake and exhaust to keep temperatures low, while the lighting on the fans and vertical light bars at the front of the case can be customized with special effects and up to 16.7 million colors via PredatorSense™ software. An optional EMI-compliant tempered glass side panel showcases the powerful components and colorful RGB lighting within. Killer E2600 fuels high-speed gigabit network performance and Intel® Wi-Fi 6 functionality2 delivers high-speed, low-latency wireless performance.
Nitro 50 – Practical Desktop for Casual Gamers and Beginners
The Nitro 50 Series desktops deliver powerful performance for lag-free gaming and smooth graphics-intensive tasks with up to a 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processor and up to a GeForce® RTX 2060 SUPER™ GPU. Up to 64GB of DDR4-2666 memory fuels the best possible performance. Sharp contours and red LEDs set the mood for epic game play, while the 18-liter chassis fits neatly on or under a desk. Powerful Predator FrostBlade™ cooling keeps the temperature low, and gamers can control and make adjustments to fan speed in real time. High capacity storage is provided by a 1TB NVMe PCIe SSD and two 3TB HDDs.
Predator Cestus 350 Mouse – Precision, Speed & Style
The latest Predator mouse brings gamers fast and accurate control without messy wires. Different games feature varying play styles, each having its own optimal settings. With the Predator Cestus 350, players can create five custom profiles or leverage preset DPI (up to 16,000) settings via the hyper-accurate Pixart 3335 optical sensor and make use of 8 programmable buttons, enabling them to optimize their mouse for each game. It also supports fast wireless connectivity with a polling rate of 1 ms/1000 Hz for wireless and 0.5 ms/2000 Hz for wired.
Predator Gaming Chair x OSIM – Maximum Gaming Comfort
Designed for professional gamers and eSports enthusiasts alike, the new Predator Gaming Chair x OSIM gives a relaxing massage that leverages OSIM V-Hand™ Massage Technology to emulate the agile hands of a professional masseuse on the user’s neck and shoulders. Together with other massage techniques such as knead, press, roll and tap that cover the entire back, this gaming chair has been specially designed to decrease tension and optimize physical comfort during or after gameplay.
The cozy and ergonomic chair is highly adjustable, able to be reclined up to 145 degrees, and gamers can make use of buttons on the chair’s right-side arm rest to control two sets of rollers that mimic a pair of agile hands tracing the s-curve of the spine. Three automatic massage programs (Neck & Shoulders, Lumbar and Energize) are available, designed by a massage expert to target the neck, shoulder and lumbar regions—all known to be common pain points for gamers due to prolonged periods spent sitting.
Gamers are provided with many options to customize their massage beyond simply varying the massage techniques used. The chair’s rollers can be adjusted to suit six different shoulder positions in order to cater to people of differing heights and there are also roller width settings which provide gamers with the ability to hit exactly the right spot, regardless of their body width. Furthermore, gamers have the option of setting a programmable spot-massage that focuses on a single area, giving particularly aching muscles a bit of extra attention and care.
Featuring black carbon fiber patterned PVC leather with metallic dark gray and teal accents, the Predator Gaming Chair x OSIM has a sporty, yet professional, look and feel. Topping it off, two built-in Bluetooth speakers on the chair’s headrest deliver dynamic sound effects to intensify gaming immersion without the hassle of a headset.
Pricing & Availability
- The Predator XB3 Series will be available in North America in September starting at USD 429.99; in EMEA in August starting at EUR 439; and in China in July, starting at RMB 2,999.
- The Predator Orion 9000 will be available in EMEA in October starting at EUR 2,799; and in China in September, starting at RMB 20,999.
- The Predator Orion 3000 will be available in North America in September starting at USD 999.99; in EMEA in August starting at EUR 899; and in China in July, starting at RMB 8,999.
- The Nitro 50 will be available in North America in September starting at USD 799.99; in EMEA in August starting at EUR 799; and in China in July, starting at RMB 4,599.
- The Predator Cestus 350 gaming mouse is currently available in North America starting at USD $124.99; in EMEA it will be available in Q2, starting at EUR 99.
Exact specifications, prices, and availability will vary by region. To learn more about availability, product specifications and prices in specific markets, please contact your nearest Acer office via www.acer.com.
Acer Refreshes its Predator Helios, Predator Triton and Nitro Gaming Notebooks
Today at Acer’s online global press conference, the company announced significant new updates to four of its popular gaming notebooks: the Predator Helios 700, Predator Helios 300, Predator Triton 300 and Nitro 7. These new refreshed models bring exciting updates across the board, giving gamers of all levels and types something to look forward to.
The notebook lines now include the latest 10th Gen Intel® Core™ H-series processors for desktop-caliber performance that can be taken anywhere. NVIDIA® GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER™ or RTX 2070 SUPER GPUs deliver the performance needed to drive fast displays with high refresh rates for blur-free seamless visuals in even the most demanding of AAA games. To keep the notebooks operating at peak performance and optimal temperatures, Acer has equipped the notebooks with enhanced thermal designs, new cooling technologies and additional heat pipes.
Predator Helios 700 – A Notebook That Can Replace Your Desktop
The Predator Helios 700, featuring the iconic sliding HyperDrift keyboard, has been upgraded to include either an overclockable 10th Gen Intel Core i9-10980HK or i7-10875H processor and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER or RTX 2070 SUPER GPUs.
The device’s thermal management capabilities have been significantly enhanced with a new thermal solution called Predator PowerGem, included on models with the Intel Core i9 processor. PowerGem is a special material with 3.83 times more vertical heat conductivity than copper, improving the notebook’s heat emission efficiency. All models include three copper heat pipes, Acer CoolBoost Technology, a vapor chamber and two Acer custom-engineered 4th Gen AeroBlade™ 3D fans.
Additional high-performance updates include faster 2933 Hz memory (max 64 GB), an additional Thunderbolt 3 port (for a total of two) and the latest Killer DoubleShot™ Pro (Wi-Fi 6 AX1650i wireless and E3100G Ethernet) to ensure that speed-critical applications get bandwidth priority. Fast PCIe NVMe Solid State Drives in RAID 0 keep everything lightning fast, and games will roar to life on the Helios 700’s beautiful 17.3-inch 144 Hz FHD IPS display with NVIDIA® G-SYNC® technology.
The keyboard, which features per-key RGB lighting and anti-ghosting, has been updated to include MagTek mechanical switches for the WASD keys and a set of new racing keys which offer increased precision. Designed for racing games, they feature 1.5 mm of keycap curvature that enables gamers to make finer and more controlled movements in game. Gamers can swap the standard WASD keys on the keyboard out with the included MagForce keys and racing keys, choosing the set best suited for the game they’re playing. Once swapped, gamers can use the Predator Sense app or press the P3 hotkey in order to adjust the keys’ lighting and actuation point.
Predator Helios 300 – Powerful, Feature Packed
Acer’s popular Predator Helios 300 has raised the bar for gaming notebooks, offering the best performance for the dollar. Now available with the latest 10th Gen Intel Core H-series processors, overclockable NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 GPU with Max-Q Design and a 240 Hz 15.6-inch FHD IPS display with 3 ms overdrive, the newest Helios 300 has cemented its reputation as one of the most powerful and feature-packed yet affordably-priced gaming notebooks available. It also supports up to 32 GB of 2933 MHz DDR4 memory, two PCIe NVMe SSDs in RAID 0 configuration and up to a 2 TB hard drive, delivering the speed and storage necessary to maintain large libraries of AAA games and movies.
Enhancing the overall performance and gaming experience, DTS:X Ultra Audio delivers high-end 360-degree surround sound for experiencing media in a realistic spatial soundscape. With headphones, it provides an authentic audio experience letting sounds be heard as they were meant to be, whether near or far, and features specially tuned sound modes that have been optimized for different game genres (strategy, RPG or FPS).
Acer’s custom-engineered cooling technology ensures that the device runs at an optimal temperature. The notebook features dual fans, including one newly designed 4th Generation AeroBlade™ 3D fan that reduces noise while increasing airflow, and Acer CoolBoost™, which allows manual adjustment of the fans to ensure that critical areas receive continuous cooling. Strategically placed intake and exhaust vents are also included.
Predator Triton 300 – Ideal for Gamers and Content Creators
Acer’s powerful but slim Predator Triton 300 gaming notebook has been refreshed to include a 10th Gen Intel Core H-series processor, up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 GPU with Max-Q Design and a 240 Hz display refresh rate. The 15.6-inch FHD IPS display also features a 3 ms response time, 300 nits brightness and supports 100% of the sRGB color space, making it ideal for both gaming and content creation. It further supports up to three M.2 SSDs (one PCIe, two combos), providing an abundance of storage plus the lightning-fast transfer rates and speed that gamers crave.
Three heat pipes have been added to the device’s advanced thermal design, which also includes a dual-fan cooling system (featuring one 4th Gen AeroBlade 3D metal fan), CoolBoost™ technology and strategically placed intake and exhaust vents. All this performance is housed in a thin and lightweight metal chassis that measures just 19.9 mm (0.78 inches) thin and 2.1 kg (4.63 lbs), making it easy to game on the go.
Nitro 7 – Sleek Metal Design for Gaming on the Go
Acer’s updated Nitro 7 is another option for gamers seeking portability. Its sleek metal chassis measures just 19.9 mm (0.78 inches) thin and 2.5 kg (5.51 lbs), but still manages to pack in a 10th Gen Intel Core H-series processor and up to a GeForce RTX™ 2060 GPU. With up to three slots for high-speed M.2 SSDs, up to 1 TB in RAID 0 configuration, up to 32 GB of DDR4 2933 memory, Killer™ Ethernet E2600 and Intel® Wi-Fi 6, game load and response times are incredibly quick.
The Nitro 7’s thermal design includes dual fans, a quad exhaust port design and Acer CoolBoost™ technology, which can be enabled in NitroSense to increase fan speed by 10% and CPU/GPU cooling by 9% compared to auto-mode. On top of the performance this makes possible, a 15.6-inch non-glare FHD IPS display with a 144 Hz refresh rate and 3 ms response allows for sharp visuals and smooth, blur-free gameplay.
Pricing and Availability
- The Predator Helios 700 gaming notebook will be available in North America in October starting at USD 2,399.99; in EMEA in September starting at EUR 2,699; and in China in August, starting at RMB 44,999.
- The Predator Helios 300 gaming notebook will be available in North America in July starting at USD 1,199.99; and in EMEA in July starting at EUR 1,299; and in China in June, starting at RMB 8,999.
- The Predator Triton 300 gaming notebook will be available in North America in September starting at USD 1,299.99; and in EMEA in July, starting at EUR 1,399.
- The Nitro 7 gaming notebook will be available in North America in October starting at USD 999.99; and in EMEA in July, starting at EUR 1,299.
Exact specifications, prices, and availability will vary by region. To learn more about availability, product specifications and prices in specific markets, please contact your nearest Acer office or retailer via www.acer.com.