Acer, the official global PC and monitor partner for the Intel Extreme Masters (IEM), showcased a new line up of official Predator IEM PCs and monitor to fans during the flagship event in Katowice, Poland. Considered one of the toughest esports competitions globally, IEM has been a unique opportunity for Acer to connect with loyal eSports fans at the world’s largest eSports event.
Acer turned up the heat further at Season 15 of IEM, after announcing a series of recent performance boosts to its Predator lineup. The newly refreshed lineup includes: Predator Triton 300 SE and Helios 300, both announced at CES 2021, the Predator Orion 3000 and 5000 with new GPUs and the Predator X25 monitor with 360Hz refresh rate. Predator PCs and monitor packed with the very latest power-boosting technology will bring new levels of competitive, adrenaline-pumping gameplay to gaming fans across the world, allowing them to play the latest games, such as CS:GO, like the pros.
The blazing fast new Predator Triton 300 SE gaming laptop, announced at CES 2021, pushes performance-per-pound limits and has been refreshed to feature an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU. Powered by NVIDIA Ampere architecture, it increases energy efficiency by the power of two, accelerates performance dramatically and introduces third-generation Max-Q technologies for ultraportable gaming. The Predator Triton 300 pulls no punches in its mission to bring gamers a best-in-class portable gaming experience with tons of power, incorporating an 11th Gen Intel Core i7 H35-series Special Edition processor that reaches up to 5G Hz for a blisteringly fast performance. Acer’s internal Vortex Flow design enhances cooling of the CPU, GPU and other critical components, resulting in a 10% performance increase, whilst DTS:X Ultra audio provides crisp, well balanced sound. This powerful 14-inch FHD display gaming notebook with a 144 Hz refresh rate has a durable, all-metal chassis surrounded by three thin bezels and has been slimmed down to just 17.9mm thin, weighing 1.7kg.
The new Predator Helios 300 gaming laptop, also announced at CES, has been refreshed to feature an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU and up to 32 GB of DDR4 memory for fast, fluid and future-proof gameplay. The 240 Hz IPS display with a 3ms response allows gamers silky smooth visuals whilst DTS:X audio and 3D simulated surround sound allows for an even more immersive audio experience. The notebook is supported by two fans and Acer’s CoolBoost technology to keep critical areas continuously cool.
Also showcased at IEM was the new Predator Orion gaming desktops with the latest high-performance GPUs. The new Predator Orion 5000 is a powerful desktop for serious gamers who want to enjoy seamless graphics and streaming. It now features the latest NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 GPU and overclockable 10th Gen Intel Core i9-10900K processor for fluid, high frame rate gameplay.
The Predator Orion 3000 is a gaming tier tower desktop with a small footprint that fits almost anywhere whilst delivering the performance required for gamers to jumpstart their eSports journey. The Orion 3000 is powered by NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 GPU and 10th Gen Intel Core i7 processor.
The powerful Predator X25 1920×1080 IPS gaming monitor boasts an incredible 360 Hz refresh rate to give players ultra-low latency and the smoothest possible animations. This rate translates into game frames being displayed once every 2.8 milliseconds, offering a significant advantage in competitive shooters where precision counts. Featuring the latest NVIDIA G-SYNC technology including NVIDIA’s Reflex Latency Analyzer, this bleeding-edge monitor is packed with everything needed to keep up with NVIDIA’s latest GPUs. Reflex Latency Analyzer provides a much more complete and accurate understanding of mouse, PC, and display performance. Now with Reflex Latency Analyzer, gamers can start a match with confidence, knowing their system is operating exactly as it should be.
Pricing and Availability
The Predator Triton 300 SE will be available in Q3 2021 in the UAE with prices starting at AED 6,999.
The Predator Helios 300 will be available towards the end of March in the UAE with prices starting at AED 6,999.
The Predator X25 monitor will be available in the UAE towards the end of March with prices starting at AED 3,500.
The Predator Orion 3000 will be available across Jarir stores in KSA with prices starting at SAR 7,999.
The Predator Orion 5000 is available across Jarir stores in KSA with prices starting at SAR 14,999.