And if you are in the market for some of the best gaming laptops in the market, well, we have just the thing for you.
Pick your poisonAcer Malaysia has recently announced their new Predator lineup: the discreetly-designed Predator Triton 500 SE (Special Edition), the Predator Helios 500 with desktop-like performance and the highly-popular Predator Helios 300 gaming beast.
Don't know which one is the perfect gaming machine for you? Fret not, here's a full rundown:
Predator Triton 500 SECombining the 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 processor with the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080, the Predator Triton 500 SE packs best-in-class components in understated, discreetly designed chassis. In its sleek ‘incognito’ design, the Predator Triton 500 SE combines mobility and power to make it an ideal device with a professional look for work while allowing the professionals to enjoy gaming in their free time. With up to 32GB DDR4 RAM and 1TB of high speed PCIe Gen4 SSD, it has plenty of space for games, footages and complex spreadsheets.
The Predator Triton 500 SE enables user to enjoy games, films and bigger workspace with its 87 per cent screen-tobody ratio 16-inch 16:10 WQXGA display. To ensure all components run cool, the Predator Triton 500 SE employs Acer’s Vortex Flow cooling design, featuring a triple fan cooling system, including a 5th generation custom-engineered AeroBlade™ 3D fan, five dedicated heat pipes for the CPU and GPU, plus strategically placed intake and exhaust vents that continually draw in cold air and expel hot air.
With up to 12-hours of battery life, the Predator Triton 500 SE keeps all the performance in a 19.9mm thin all-metal chassis weighing just 2.4kg. In addition, Intel® Killer™ E3100 Ethernet Controller, Intel® Killer™ Wi-Fi 6 AX1650i, and Killer™ Intelligence Center provide gamers with low latency, reliable connection necessary to clear out the online competition.
Dual full range of USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 2 ports which supportThunderbolt™ 4 and DisplayPort,with an SD 7.0 card reader provide users fasttransfer speeds and plenty of room for all their peripherals.
Thanks to PredatorSense™, users can monitor their system, overclock the GPU and adjust fan speeds to quiet, extreme or turbo modes easily. It comes with the option of 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 processor with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 or 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processor with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070, priced at RM12,999 and RM8,999 respectively.
The pre-order of Predator Triton 500 SE starts on 30 October 2021 at Acer estore, Acer Flagship Store on Shopee and Authorised Predator Partners.
Predator Helios 500Powered by NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 and up to 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11980HK processor, the Predator Helios 500 gaming laptop offers player more than enough horsepower to handle all the latest triple-A gaming titles. With up to 64GB DDR4 RAM and up to dual 1TB PCIe NVMe Gen 4 SSD storage in RAID0 configuration, Predator Helios 500 offers hardcore gamers plenty of space for the next generation of games.
The display panel of the 17-inch Predator Helios 500 comes with two configurations:
- Intel® Core™ i9 variant equipped with 4K Mini LED UHD 120Hz panel that supports full-array local dimming. Together with a high color gamut, it is comparable to VESA Display HDR™ 1000 and delivers top-of-the-line color saturation and contrast
- Intel® Core™ i7 variant equipped the superfast FHD 360Hz panel providing 3ms response time for gamers who look for the smoothest images possible.
To keep the machine running optimally, Predator Helios 500 has Predator PowerGem™, the customengineered technology made from a metal-alloy polymer, on top of the CPU. Plus, Acer's Vortex Flow technology leverages two fans, including a 5th generation AeroBlade™ 3D fan, to redirect airflow to critical components and boost performance.
Living up to its gaming DNA,the WASD keys on Predator Helios 500 can be swapped for Acer’s Racing keys or MagForce keys, which feature MagTek mechanical switches to make keystrokes function like a controller’s joystick. This gives players precise control over their avatar’s movement. Through PredatorSense™, gamers are also able to customise light bars under Predator Pulsar lighting and personalise the per-key RGB backlit keyboard.
To complete the premium gaming experience, Predator Helios 500 includes multiple ports such as HDMI 2.1, mini-DP 1.4, USB Type-C Thunderbolt™ 4, USB 3.2 Gen2 ports that support offline charging and RJ45 port.
It also offers gamers better connectivity and lower latency thanks to the Intel® Killer™ E3100G Ethernet Controller, Intel® Killer™ Wi-Fi 6 AX1650i and Killer™ Intelligence Center. The DTS:X Ultra audio and 3D simulated surround sound, meanwhile, allow for an even more immersive gaming experience.
Predator Helios 500 is priced from RM13,999 and pre-orders begin on 30 October 2021 at Acer estore, Acer Flagship Store on Shopee and Authorised Predator Partners.
Predator Helios 300The popular Predator Helios 300 is now refreshed with up to 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 processor and up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 graphics to enable all the performance gamers need to unleash the talent that lies within.
With the option of 15.6-inch or 17.3-inch display, both have the option of 165Hz QHD IPS display with 100 per cent DCI-P3 color gamut or 360Hz FHD IPS display with 100 per cent sRGB color gamut to best suit gamers’ needs.
Predator Helios 300 has 32GB DDR4 RAM and up to 1TB PCIe NVMe SSD with an additional HDD slot and one M.2 slot that supports dual PCIe NVMe SSD in RAID0 configuration. Featuring dual AeroBlade 3D fans with the iconic PredatorSense™ app, it enables gamers to monitor and customize Predator Helios 300 to maximise cooling efficiency.
The pre-order of Predator Helios 300 starts immediately at Acer estore, Acer Flagship Store on Shopee and Authorized Predator Partners. The 17-inch variant retails from RM7,999, while the 15-inch variant retails from RM6,299.
So, which one would you pick for battle? Head over to Acer Malaysia's website for more info.