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Following up on Intel's recent expansion to its mobile 11th Gen Core CPU lineup, Acer has come out with some upgraded gaming laptops that pair the chips with NVIDIA's latest generation GeForce RTX 30 series GPUs (also in mobile form, naturally). They include the stylish Predator Triton 500 Special Edition shown above, and a more aggressive looking Helios 500. Starting with the Predator Triton 500 SE, it is aimed at consumers who want a laptop for both play and work, hence the toned down design language for a Predator product. It packs plenty of firepower though—fully loaded, this thing can wield a Core i9 processor, GeForce RTX 3080 GPU, 64GB of DDR4-3200 RAM, and 4TB of PCIe 4.0 SSD storage,... Read more...
When Acer debuted its Predator Helios 300 laptop line a little over a year ago, it quickly garnered praise for delivering an unexpected level of gaming performance for the price. At the time, the Predator Helios 300 came equipped with an assortment of hardware that could typically be found only on more expensive laptops. As such, we've had multiple requests to get our hands on one of the newer models and give it a full review. Well, for those who asked (and those who didn't), that's exactly what we're doing here. This past summer, Acer refreshed its Predator Helios 300 with an upgraded display supporting a 144Hz refresh rate, Intel 8th generation Core processor options, and faster storage. It... Read more...
Last week, Acer announced the Predator Helios 500 gaming laptop with Intel Coffee Lake processors and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 graphics. However, Acer is also making a version of the laptop for gamers that bleed AMD red.  The Predator Helios 500 (PH517-61) adopts AMD's new second-generation Ryzen processors, up to a Ryzen 7 2700. This particular processor packs a powerful punch with 8 physical cores for a total of 16 threads. Like the Predator Helios 500 that was announced last week, customers can opt for a 17.3-inch panel with either a 1080p (144Hz) or 4K (60Hz) panel, but this time around it is paired with a Radeon RX Vega 56 GPU and 8GB of HBM2. Both panels support AMD FreeSync... Read more...
Acer has not shied away from offering big and burly desktops for gamers, even if it means attaching a price tag that many people will find cost prohibitive, like the $8,999 Predator X21. A little more sane (a lot more, actually) is the company's upcoming and unannounced Predator Helios 500. This is one of several laptops in the pipeline to incorporate Intel's also-unannounced Coffee Lake-H processors. The Predator Helios 500 showed up on a Polish retailer's website, and though the listings have since been removed, the Internet has a speculator memory. In this case, there were two configurations shown, one with a Core i7-8750H processor inside and the other wielding a Core i9-8950H. Both are 6-core/12-thread... Read more...