Acer Predator Helios 700 leads company’s next-gen gaming laptop push

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Spearheaded by the Acer Predator Helios 700, Acer revealed loads of new gaming laptops at its annual Subsequent @ Acer occasion in New York Metropolis, backed by the most recent Nvidia RTX (and GTX) graphics and Intel Ninth-generation processors.

The Acer Predator Helios 700 is a desktop substitute with an overclockable Ninth-generation Intel Core i9 processor, as much as 64GB RAM and an Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 – not the Max-Q model. This laptop computer can assist this highly effective overclockable {hardware}, due to its distinctive HyperDrift keyboard.

This keyboard is full of MagForce keys and linear switches, and might slide ahead to uncover extra air flow. Coupled with the 4th-generation Aero Blade cooling tech, avid gamers can push this {hardware} to the subsequent stage. 

If that desktop substitute is a bit too thicc in your blood, Acer additionally revealed a refresh of the Acer Predator Helios 300, the “#1 gaming notebook.” It retains an analogous design to the unique, however updates the internals.

The Acer Predator Helios 300 incorporates a 144Hz show with a 3ms response time, as much as Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 graphics, as a lot as 32GB of RAM and Ninth-generation Intel Core i7 processors. This gaming laptop computer can even function the 4th-generation Aero Blade cooling, to push the {hardware} as far is it can go. 

Acer Predator Helios 700

As for the Intel Ninth-generation platform, Intel took the stage and gave some obscure particulars in regards to the next-gen platform. Intel’s Ninth-generation laptop computer chips will function Wi-Fi 6 and Intel Optane Reminiscence assist on-board. We’re unsure which structure these chips are based mostly on, however Coffee Lake Refresh is a protected guess. Intel will reveal extra particulars at a later date.

The Acer Predator Helios 700 can be out there within the US in April and Europe in July, beginning at $2,699 (€2,699; about £2,070, AU$3,760). 

In the meantime, the Acer Predator Helios 300 can be out there within the US in April and Europe in June, beginning at $1,199 (€1,499; about £920, AU$1,670).

Acer Nitro 7

Going Nitro

Acer did not cease with its Predator gaming laptops, although – it additionally revealed two mid-range gaming notebooks that must be far more reasonably priced.

This mid-range line is led by the brand-new Acer Nitro 7, a thin-and-light gaming laptop computer measuring simply 19.9mm skinny with a 78% screen-to-body ratio. The Nitro 7 is full of Ninth-generation Intel Core processors, the most recent Nvidia GTX graphics and a 15.6-inch, 144Hz show with a 3ms response time.

Then, there’s the Acer Predator Nitro 5, which has been refreshed with new elements, together with the most recent Nvidia GTX graphics and the identical Ninth-generation Intel Core processors. It will all be behind a 17.3- or- 15.6-inch show with slender bezels, together with a 144Hz refresh charge and low response time.

We’re unsure which GTX graphics can be included, however our cash can be on a cell GTX 1660 Ti and GTX 1650, which appeared in an Acer leak earlier this month. These rumored mid-range cell chips have not been introduced by Nvidia, however leaked benchmarks are promising.

The Acer Nitro 7 must be out there proper now within the US, and Europe will see it in June, beginning at $999 (€1,199; about £770, AU$1,390). The Acer Nitro 5 can be out there within the US this April and in Europe this Could, beginning at $799 (€999; about £610, AU$1,100)


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