Acer Unveils New 2018 Predator PC Line-Up

By Dale Bashir on Jun 28, 2018

Acer unveiled their a whole new line of Predator devices, directly aimed for today's modern gamers. Whether you're a casual streamer or an upcoming pro-gamer, you'll definitely find a device suitable for you. Here are the products unveiled today:

Predator Helios 500

The main event of Acer's new product line-up is the Predator Helios 500. This beast of a laptop comes equipped with the overclockable NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1070 graphics card, and up to 8th Gen Intel Core TM i9 processors. It has a 17.3-inch display with FHD IPS, two built-in stereo speakers with subwoofers, and also Acer's AeroBlade dual-fan system.

This laptop will be available nationwide on the 1st of July and comes in two options, one with 32GB RAM that will retail for RM 12,999, and one with a 16GB RAM for RM 8,999.

Acer Nitro 5


For casual gamers or people just starting to play games, the Acer Nitro 5 is the way to go. The Nitro 5 is powered by 8th Gen Intel® Core TM i7+ processor, NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050 Ti with 4GB RAM, 16GB Intel Optane memory, and a 1TB HDD for storage. Along with a 15.6-inch display, this laptop provides power and comfort for an affordable price. The Acer Nitro 5 will retail for RM 3,999 and available nationwide on the 1st of July.

Predator Orion 5000

Designed specifically for the hardcore gaming masses, the Predator Orion 5000 allows for expansions and upgrades with its adaptable chassis, letting gamers go beyond in power and performance. Powered by 8th Gen Intel® CoreTM i7-8700 processor and NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1070 GPU, along with a 16GB DDR4 upgradeable to 64GB, this machine follows in the footsteps of the Predator Orion 9000 in providing the best experience for gamers.

Priced at an affordable RM 7,899, the Predator Orion 5000 will come to stores in mid-July. The desktop comes packaged with a Predator USB Flare keyboard and mouse, ready-to-go right out-of-the-box.

Acer Nitro 50

Just as the Acer Nitro 5 was aimed at more casual gamers, its desktop counterpart, the Acer Nitro 50, aims to do just that and so much more. It is equipped with an 8th Gen Intel® CoreTM i7 processor, comes with 8GB of DDR4 RAM upgradable to 64GB and has an NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050, with up to 1TB HDD and 128GB SSD storage. This desktop packs quite a punch. Retailing at RM4,239, the Acer Nitro 50 desktop is bundled with an Acer wireless keyboard and mouse, in-stores nationwide by the end of July.

Predator X27 Gaming Monitor

Desktops and laptops weren't the only things new in the Predator series, gamers looking for a new monitor should look no further than the Predator X27. This gaming monitor comes equipped with Quantum Dot technology and NVIDIA G-Sync HDR at 4K resolution with a lighting-fast 144Hz refresh rate.

It also has a plethora of features like a built-in ambient light sensor that will adjust light levels automatically, removable Predator shields to prevent glaring, and the customisable Predator GameView allowing for the best picture quality befitting the game at hand.

This monitor will be available nationwide in mid-July, retailing at RM 9,999.

Predator Aethon 500 Keyboard

And last but certainly not the least, is the new Predator Aethon 500 Keyboard, this extra-durable mechanical keyboard has a lifespan of 70 million strokes per key. The Predator Quartermaster application allows for gamers to customise individual keys with more than 16 million colours. This savvy keyboard is available now, retailing for RM 739.

With its new line-up, Acer is set to conquer the gaming world. If you're looking to get into PC gaming, or a veteran looking for an upgrade, look no further than the all-new Predator devices by Acer.

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