Acer Malaysia today announced the arrival of the discreetly designed Predator Triton 500 SE (Special Edition), the Predator Helios 500 with desktop-like performance and the highly popular Predator Helios 300 gaming beast. Together with this, Acer also introduced two 4K UHD gaming monitors, Predator Tribe and limited edition Predator Tribe merchandise in Malaysia.
The discreetly designed Predator Triton 500 SE
Combining up to 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 processor with up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080, the Predator Triton 500 SE packs best-in-class components in understated, discreetly designed chassis. In its sleek ‘incognito’ design, the Predator Triton 500 SE combines mobility and power to make it an ideal device with a professional look for work while allowing the professionals to enjoy gaming in their free time. With up to 32GB DDR4 RAM and 1TB of high speed PCIe Gen4 SSD, it has plenty of space for games, footages and complex spreadsheets.
Predator Triton 500 SE enables user to enjoy games, films and bigger workspace with its 87% screen-to-body ratio 16-inch 16:10 WQXGA display. To ensure all components run cool, Predator Triton 500 SE employs Acer’s Vortex Flow cooling design, featuring a triple fan cooling system, including a 5th generation custom-engineered AeroBlade™ 3D fan, five dedicated heat pipes for the CPU and GPU, plus strategically placed intake and exhaust vents that continually draw in cold air and expel hot air.
With up to 12-hours of battery lifei, Predator Triton 500 SE keeps all the performance in a 19.9mm thin all-metal chassis weighing just 2.4kg. In addition, Intel® Killer™ E3100 Ethernet Controller, Intel® Killer™ Wi-Fi 6 AX1650i, and Killer™ Intelligence Center provide gamers with low latency, reliable connection necessary to clear out the online competition. Dual full range of USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 2 ports which supportThunderbolt™ 4 and DisplayPort, with an SD 7.0 card reader provide users fast transfer speeds and plenty of room for all their peripherals.
Thanks to PredatorSense™, users can monitor their system, overclock the GPU and adjust fan speeds to quiet, extreme or turbo modes easily. It comes with the option of 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 processor with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 or 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processor with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070, priced at RM12,999 and RM8,999 respectively. The pre-order of Predator Triton 500 SE starts on 30 October 2021 at Acer estore, Acer Flagship Store on Shopee and Authorized Predator Partners.
The Mobile Desktop – Predator Helios 500
Powered by NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 and up to 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11980HK processor, Predator Helios 500 gaming laptop offers player more than enough horsepower to handle all the latest triple-A gaming titles. With up to 64GB DDR4 RAM and up to dual 1TB PCIe NVMe Gen 4 SSD storage in RAID0 configuration, Predator Helios 500 offers hardcore gamers plenty of space for the next generation of games.
The display panel of the 17-inch Predator Helios 500 comes with two configurations:
• Intel® Core™ i9 variant equipped with 4K Mini LED UHD 120Hz panel that supports full-array local dimming. Together with a high color gamut, it is comparable to VESA Display HDR™ 1000 and delivers top-of-the-line color saturation and contrast
• Intel® Core™ i7 variant equipped the superfast FHD 360Hz panel providing 3 ms response time for gamers who look for the smoothest images possible.
To keep the machine running optimally, Predator Helios 500 has Predator PowerGem™, the custom-engineered technology made from a metal-alloy polymer, on top of the CPU. Plus, Acer’s Vortex Flow technology leverages two fans, including a 5th generation AeroBlade™ 3D fan, to redirect airflow to critical components and boost performance.
Living up to its gaming DNA, the WASD keys on Predator Helios 500 can be swapped for Acer’s Racing keys or MagForce keys, which feature MagTek mechanical switches to make keystrokes function like a controller’s joystick. This gives players precise control over their avatar’s movement. Through PredatorSense™, gamers are also able to customize light bars under Predator Pulsar lighting and personalize the per-key RGB backlit keyboard.
To complete the premium gaming experience, Predator Helios 500 includes multiple ports such as HDMI 2.1, mini-DP 1.4, USB Type-C Thunderbolt™ 4, USB 3.2 Gen2 ports that support offline charging and RJ45 port. It also offers gamers better connectivity and lower latency thanks to the Intel® Killer™ E3100G Ethernet Controller, Intel® Killer™ Wi-Fi 6 AX1650i and Killer™ Intelligence Center. While DTS:X Ultra audio and 3D simulated surround sound allow for an even more immersive gaming experience.
Predator Helios 500 is priced from RM13,999 and pre-orders begin on 30 October 2021 at Acer estore, Acer Flagship Store on Shopee and Authorized Predator Partners.
Most popular Predator series – Predator Helios 300
The popular Predator Helios 300 is now refreshed with up to 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 processor and up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 graphics to enable all the performance gamers need to unleash the talent that lies within. With the option of 15.6-inch or 17.3-inch display, both have the option of 165Hz QHD IPS display with 100% DCI-P3 color gamut or 360Hz FHD IPS display with 100% sRGB color gamut to best suit gamers’ needs.
Predator Helios 300 has 32GB DDR4 RAM and up to 1TB PCIe NVMe SSD with an additional HDD slot and one M.2 slot that supports dual PCIe NVMe SSD in RAID0 configuration. Featuring dual AeroBlade 3D fans with the iconic PredatorSense™ app, it enables gamers to monitor and customize Predator Helios 300 to maximize cooling efficiency.
The pre-order of Predator Helios 300 starts immediately at Acer estore, Acer Flagship Store on Shopee and Authorized Predator Partners. The 17-inch variant retails from RM7,999, while the 15-inch variant retails from RM6,299.
Starting from 30 September 2021 until 6 October 2021, any purchase of the refreshed Predator Helios 300 will be entitled to free gifts worth more than RM1,000 which include Predator Gaming Utility Backpack, Predator Galea 350 Headset and limited edition merchandises. Gamers who purchase the Intel® Core™ i9 variant of Predator Helios 300 (PH315-54-9763) will be entitled to an additional Predator Gaming Chair worth RM1,299.
Meanwhile, any purchase of Predator Triton 500 SE or Predator Helios 500 from 30 October 2021 until 6 November 2021 will be entitled to all free gifts mentioned above total worth more than RM2,000.
In conjunction with the Predator Launch, Acer Malaysia also announced the Predator Championship 2021 – Community and Corporate. With a RM57,000 total prize pool, Predator Championship opens to students from tertiary education institutions and employees in corporates to team up to compete in Valorant or Mobile Legends: Bang Bang.
The championship will take place online from 6 November until 28 November 2021. Registration opens immediately until 31 October 2021; gamers can register themselves via Planet9 <https://bit.ly/3tVZ7fD> to summon their strength. On top of the prize pool for participating teams, Predator Malaysia is also offering giveaway and lucky draw prizes worth RM10,000 for supporters who tune in to the livestream to support their favorite teams, friends or colleagues.
Planet9 is a next generation eSports platform designed to provide an open community for casual gamers who want to improve their skills or take steps towards going pro. The platform helps gamers to connect with other gamers and to improve their skills via in-depth feedback on gameplay in the form of statistics and coaching. Planet9 also includes a significant amount of infrastructure designed to make the process of organizing and hosting tournaments as seamless as possible. Extensive user interface and automation features such as registration and bracket mastering minimize hosts’ time spent on tedious tasks, so they can focus on providing as enjoyable an event as possible.
For more information, please visit Predator Gaming Malaysia’s Facebook @PredatorGamingMY or call Acer’s Product Infoline at 1800-88-1288 (9am – 6pm, Mondays to Fridays), or email [email protected].