One of the most representative companies in the world of computers, the Taiwanese Acer, Presented in the morning of Argentina the updates for its exclusive Predator notebooks for the gaming segment: Helios 700, Helios 300, Triton 300 and Nitro 7, and the Orion 9000 desktop.
Unlike 2019 event in New York and with a global context plagued by the coronavirus pandemic, the Taiwanese company revealed its equipment through a streaming transmission Next Acer 2020.
Its flagship line of Predator laptops now include the latest 10th generation processors Intel Core H Series To play with the power of a desktop computer, the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER or RTX 2070 SUPER graphics to support displays with high refresh rates. Acer equipped them with improved thermal designs, new cooling technologies and additional thermal tubes.
Predator Helios 700.
Predator Helios 700, with the HyperDrift slider keyboard, has been updated to include either an overclocking 10th generation Intel Core i9-10980HK processor or an i7-10875H processor, and NVIDIA Geforce RTX 2080 SUPER or RTX 2070 SUPER graphics.
The device’s thermal management capabilities were enhanced with a new solution called Predator PowerGem, included in models with the Intel Core i9 processor. PowerGem is a special material with 3.83 times more vertical thermal conductivity than copper, improving the notebook’s heat emission efficiency. All models include three copper heat pipes, Acer Coolboost technology, a steam chamber and two fourth-generation AeroBlade 3D Acer fans.
Predator Nitro 7.
Other high-performance upgrades include faster 2,933Hz memory (max 64GB), 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 critical applications have priority over bandwidth.
This team integrates a PCIe NVMe solid state drive in RAID 0, a 17.3-inch 144 Hz FHD IPSi display of the Helios 700 and NVIDIA G-SYNC technology. The keyboard, which features RGB lighting on each key and ‘anti-ghosting’, has been updated to include MagTek mechanical switches for the WASD keys, as well as a set of new velocity keys that offer greater precision.
Predator Helios 300 is available with the latest 10th generation Intel Core H-series processors, NVIDIA Geforce RTX 2070 GPU overclockable with Max-Q Design and a 15.6-inch 240Hz IPS FHD display with 3ms response time.
It also supports up to 32GB of 2,933MHz DDR4 memory, two PCIe NVMe SSDs in RAID 0 configuration, and up to a 2TB hard drive, to provide the speed and storage needed to support large collections of AAA movies and games.
Orion 9000, the Acer desktop computer.
Nitro 7, meanwhile, includes a tenth-generation 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 1TB in RAID 0 configuration, up to 32 GB of DDR4 2933 memory, Killer Ethernet E2600 and Intel Wi-Fi 6, game loading and response times are blazingly fast.
Nitro 7’s thermal design includes dual fans, a quad output port design, and Acer CoolBoost technology that can be enabled in NitroSense to increase fan speed by 10% and CPU / GPU cooling by 9% in Comparison with automatic mode.
Pricing and availability
The Predator Helios 700 gaming notebook will be available in North America in October starting at $ 2,399.99; in EMEA in September from 2,699 euros; 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 $ 1,199.99; and in Europe in July from 1,299 euros; and in China in June, starting at RMB 8,999.
In addition, the Triton 300 will be available in North America in September starting at $ 1,299.99; and in Europe in July, from 1,399 euros.
While the Nitro 7 laptop will be available in North America in October starting at $ 999.99; and in Europe in July, starting at 1,299 euros.
At the moment, Acer did not confirm whether these teams will arrive in Argentina in the remainder of 2020.