Yesterday, Acer Malaysia unleashed new additions to its Predator Gaming line
in Malaysia, led by the gaming beast, the new Predator Helios 500 laptop powered with overclockable NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1070 graphics and up to 8th Gen Intel Core TM i9 processors as well as the brand new Core i+ Acer Nitro 5 laptop that features NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050 Ti and Windows 10, the best Windows for gaming. The powerful new Predator Orion 5000 sports 8th Gen Intel® CoreTM i7-8700 processor, is paired with NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1070 GPU and the Acer Nitro 50 that satisfies gamers’ need for speed front the gaming desktops at the event. Joining this line-up is the Predator X27 gaming monitor which is an NVIDIA G-Sync HDR display for smooth and stutter-free gameplay, as well as Predator Aethon 500 keyboard for a complete gaming experience.
Acer Sales & Services Sdn Bhd Director of Consumer Business and Product, Johnson Seet said, “The eSports scene in Malaysia has gained rapid traction and Acer Malaysia is continuously keeping abreast of developments to understand gamers’ needs. To meet the diverse demands, Acer works closely with partners such as Intel and NVIDIA to produce a comprehensive range of gaming devices, including some amazing and powerful Predators that are best-in-class in gaming performance to help gamers conquer the most graphically-demanding games with ease! And now we also have a full line-up of Predator gaming devices from a desktop, laptop, monitor, gaming mouse, gaming headset to gaming keyboard to cater to a wide range of needs.”
Predator Helios 500
Designed to take up to an overclockable NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1070 graphics and powered by up to 8th Gen Intel Core TM i9 processors and up to 64GB of memory, the Predator Helios 500 keeps the action going. With its offer of premium gaming experiences, this is one beast that makes good gaming company at home and on the go. Extreme gamers were in mind when the Predator Helios 500 was developed, thus it is little wonder that this machine chews up graphic-intensive AAA titles and live streaming with ease.
For a gaming laptop, the display is ‘huge’ at 17.3 inches with FHD IPS and delivering high-brightness (300 nits) visuals. It also supports NVIDIA® G-sync technology with super fast and crisp 144Hz refresh rates, allowing for blur and tear-free gameplay. Two built-in stereo speakers with subwoofer, Acer TrueHarmonyTM technology and Waves MaxxAudio® sound technology deliver immersive, incredible sound and hyper-realistic 3D audio using Waves NxTM.
The Predator Helios 500 sports a dual-fan system that features Acer’s proprietary AeroBladeTM 3D metal fans and five heat pipes that boost the thermal system and keep the laptop running at optimal temperatures. With the preloaded PredatorSense application, gamers can monitor, control and customize overclocking, lighting, hotkeys, temperature and fan control from one central interface.
The Predator Helios 500 connects wirelessly with Killer Doubleshot Pro Gigabit Internet connection, Bluetooth 5.0 and NVMe RAID O SSDs for ultra-fast connection.
The Predator Helios 500 will be available from 1st July 2018 onwards at all Acer Official Online Stores and authorized resellers nationwide. In Malaysia, the Predator Helios 500 will be available in two options:
Intel CoreTM i9-8950HK processor with 32GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB PCIe NVMe SSD (RAID 0) & 1TB HDD @ RM12,999
Intel CoreTM i7-8750H processor with16GB DDR4 RAM, 256GB PCIe NVMe SSD & 1TB HDD @ RM8,999
Acer Nitro 5
Powered by 8th Gen Intel® Core TM i7+ processor, NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050 Ti with 4GB RAM, the Acer Nitro 5 is targeted towards mainstream users who enjoy the thrill of gaming with friends and building their own network of like-minded players. The Acer Nitro 5 delivers a smooth and responsive computing experience enabled by Intel® Optane TM memory to accelerate everyday tasks.
Ideal for rapid boot-up time and shortening in-game loading time, the Acer Nitro 5 is equipped with a super-fast 16GB Intel Optane memory paired with a 1TB HDD for storage. The 15.6-inch Full HD IPS display offers brilliant imageries with the uncompromised audio quality for an immersive experience during gameplay or movie watching thanks to its Dolby AudioTM and Acer TrueHarmonyTM technology.
With the Acer CoolboostTM technology that features dual fans to deliver superior fan speeds and cooling ability, the Nitro 5 keeps the system running optimally. Users are also able to manually control the cooling process with the NitroSense application.
Priced at RM3,999, the Acer Nitro 5 will be available from 1st July 2018 onwards at all Acer Official Online Stores and authorized resellers nationwide.
Predator Orion 5000
Following the introduction of the top-of-line Predator Orion 9000, the new Predator Orion 5000 joins the Predator Orion family. Engineered with 8th Gen Intel® CoreTM i7-8700 processor, it comes with 16 GB DDR4 upgradeable to 64GB and paired with NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1070 GPU, to enable gamers to conquer new worlds in high resolution. The laptop delivers extreme gaming performance as well as VR experiences.
Thanks to Acer’s IceTunnel 2.0 which smartly separates the different thermal zones of the system each with its own individual airflow tunnel to expel heat, the Predator Orion 5000 is one cool machine. The design of a front mesh panel with dust filters allows the Predator Orion 5000 to inhale massive amounts of air while filtering out the dust.
The Predator Orion 5000 provides a well-rounded choice for games with a striking chassis. Its adaptable chassis allows gamers to upgrade CPU, GPU, RAM and storage with easy-open side panels. A massive, transparent side window panel showcases its powerful interior view while keeping electromagnetic interference (EMI) levels in check.
To complete the package, the Predator Orion 5000 comes with a Predator USB Flare keyboard and mouse. Priced at RM7,899, the Predator Orion 5000 will be available in mid-July at all Acer Official Online Stores and authorized resellers nationwide.
Acer Nitro 50 Desktop
Designed for outstanding casual gameplay at affordable prices, the Acer Nitro 50 series desktop is powered by 8th Gen Intel® CoreTM i7 processor, comes with 8GB of DDR4 RAM upgradable to 64GB and equipped with NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050 to offer superior gaming performance and handle graphics-intensive tasks.
The desktop is capable of delivering stunning 4K resolution visuals and supports up to four displays simultaneously for immersive gameplay. With up to 1TB HDD and 128GB SSD storage, storing high-resolution files is definitely not a problem. The optional wireless charging deck which supports wireless charging for any Qi-enabled wireless device is a bonus to power up mobile devices even when in the game.
Priced at RM4,239, the Acer Nitro 50 desktop is bundled with Acer wireless keyboard and mouse and will be available at the end of July at all Acer Official Online Stores and authorized resellers nationwide.
Predator X27 Gaming Monitor
The Predator X27 monitor features Quantum Dot technology which offers a wider colour range with higher brightness, higher saturation and better accuracy for more vivid visuals supporting of 99% of the Adobe RGB space. In addition to Quantum Dot technology, the monitor boasts NVIDIA G-Sync for tear-free gameplay.
The Predator X27 creates this smooth, tear-free gaming experience thanks to a high 4K (3840 x 2160) resolution at a lighting-fast 144Hz refresh rate, a fast 4ms response time and a 1,000 nits peak brightness. The Predator X27 monitor is equipped with Predator HDR Ultra technology, and it performs the best contrast quality of high dynamic range with advanced LED local dimming in 384 individually- controlled zones that light up only when and where it is required. By dimming the backlight behind parts of the screen displaying black, blacks appear deeper and darker on those parts of the screen, providing a significant bonus when watching a video or playing games with darker scenes.
The excellent 178-degree viewing angle provides maximum viewability, keeping the games clear from any position. The 27-inch Predator X27 monitor has a built-in ambient light sensor which will automatically adjust brightness by measuring the brightness of the environment. The upper part of the Predator Shield is removable based on gamer’s needs while the inner side of the shield is made with anti-glare material to prevent glare caused by ambient lighting. The combination of the light sensor and Predator Shield acts as a shaded environment for the screen, and the monitor offers gamers a consistent, accurate, comfortable and concentrated visual experience to master the battle.
Outfitted with Predator GameView, these unique monitors can be tweaked and saved in three custom modes for gamers to easily switch between while gaming. In addition to Standard, ECO, Graphic and Movie modes, there are three special game modes, including Action, Racing and Sports, which can be
conveniently accessed through a hotkey or On-Screen Display (OSD) menu. Gamers can also define their own custom profile and program each mode according to their preferences.
Priced at RM9,999, the Predator X27 gaming monitor will be available in mid-July at all Acer Official Online Stores and Authorized Resellers nationwide.
Predator Aethon 500 Keyboard
Acer also expanded its gaming peripheral and accessory line to complete the gaming experience by introducing the Predator Aethon 500 keyboard. The new Predator Aethon 500 is an extra-durable mechanical keyboard with a lifespan of 70 million strokes per key. Gamers can customize every individual key with its 16.8 million colours using the Predator Quartermaster application.
Priced at RM739, the Predator Aethon 500 gaming keyboard is available immediately at all Acer Official Online Stores and authorized Resellers nationwide.