Acer Malaysia have officially announced their new Acer Predator Helios 500 gaming laptop (Core i9 - RM12999 | Core i7 - RM8999), Predator Orion 5000 gaming desktop (RM7899), Predator X27 gaming monitor (RM9999), Nitro 5 laptop (RM3999) and Nitro 500 desktop (RM4239) along with an expanded Predator accessory range which includes the Aethon 500 gaming keyboard (RM739). The laptops will be available from 1 July 2018 while the desktops and monitor will be available from mid July and end of July at all Acer Official Online stores and authorized resellers. The gaming keyboard is already available.
Offering an overclockable NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 graphics card and 8th Gen Intel Core i9 processors with 64GB of memory the Predator Helios 500 is currently the mobile gaming laptop of choice. It also comes with a 17.3 inch full HD IPS display, built-in stereo speakers with TrueHarmony and Waves MaxxAudio sound technology.
It also stays cool with Acer's AeroBlade 3D metal fans and five heat pipes, while the PredatorSense application lets gamers monitor, control and customize overclocking, lighting, hotkeys, temperature and the fans from one central interface. It also connects with Killer Doubleshot Pro Gigabit Internet, Bluetooth 5.0 and NVMe RAIDO SSDs.
The Acer Nitro 5 on the other hand still maintains casual gaming cred with an 8th Gen Intel Core i7+ processor, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti graphics with 4GB RAM, 16GB Intel Optane memory and a 1TB hard disk drive. It also packs in Dolby Audio with Acer TrueHarmony tech and Acer Coolboost to keep things running optimally.
The Predator Orion 9000 offers desktop options with an 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8700 processor, 16GB of DDR4 memory (upgradeable to 64GB) and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 graphics card. While it does pack in Acer's IceTunnel 2.0 for a cooler chassis the easily upgradable chassis itself is one of the main highlights with a transparent and easy to open side panel. It comes with a Predator USB Flare keyboard and mouse.
The Acer Nitro 50 desktop offers an 8th Gen Intel Core i7 processor, 8GB of DDR4 RAM (upgradeable to 64GB) and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 graphics card with 1TB hard disk drive and 128GB SSD storage. An optional Qi wireless charging deck is built-in as well.