Acer Predator

The new Acer Predator raise the bar and portability for gamers

The HTC Vive Oculus Rift and finally offer us experiences of virtual reality very interesting, but to enjoy them quite powerful hardware configurations will need both desktops and laptops.

That is precisely what we want to solve Acer with its new Predator family in offering us its laptop Acer Predator 17 X, your desktop PC “compact” Acer Predator G1 and also a curved monitor, the Predator Z1, which also adds to complete fully oriented experience gamers.

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Portable virtual reality is possible

The portable Predator 17 X is an evolution of previous models, but it has been given a twist to the performance section. Inside are a quad-core Intel Core i7-6820HK and graphics NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 which guarantee precisely that support for demanding virtual reality goggles which we have spoken.

The system triple ventilation integrated keeps temperatures at bay thanks to their joint work with applications (Dust Defender and CoolBoost) that control and automate its operation.

The team noted for these components but also for its 17.3-inch screens, which can be found in FullHD variants and UHD (4K), which are supported in addition to the G-SYNC technology. We have three PCIe SATA NVMe, DoubleShot Killer Pro chipset for Ethernet and WiFi connections specifically aimed at gamers, plus USB-C ports with Thunderbolt 3.

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Enjoy the LAN Parties with the Predator G1

In the field of desktop PCs have the Acer Predator G1 (G1-710), a team noted for combining a truly remarkable power in a surprisingly compact box invites do not be too difficult to take her to any LAN Party.

The Predator G1 has a 16 – liter chassis supports a graphics card NVIDIA GeForce GTX (up Titan X), 6th generation processor Intel Core and up to 64GB of RAM DDR4 memory. This again ensures the support of the Live HTC and Oculus Rift. Acer offers also offers accessories like a mechanical keyboard, headphones or a carrying case with wheels to facilitate this task.

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The PredatorSense software can be used to check and control the system, configure keyboard shortcuts and adjust the multicolored lighting in the ‘growl lights’ customizable including along the front of the chassis. For added convenience, it has sliding hooks headphones on each side of the PC, which will allow players to place your G1 against the wall and still have a hook available for use.

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The curved G-SYNC monitor completes the experience

This line of equipment, especially in the case of desktop computer, is combined with the release of Predator Z1, a curved monitor (curvature 180R) with support from the G-SYNC NVIDIA technology and comes in three different sizes: 27, 30 and 31.5 inches.

The ultrawide 30 – inch model has a resolution of 2560 x 1080 and 21:9 format, plus a 4ms response time and a refresh rate of up to 200Hz. Monitors make use of LCD panels with vertical alignment (VA), which theoretically tends to offer better contrast and less backlit IPS panels.

Both the 27-inch model as 31.5 inches arrive in Full HD formats with aspect ratio 16:9 and not ultrawide, so is “limited” at resolutions of 1920 x 1080 but yes, repeat these outstanding specifications delay matters. The refresh rates are reduced slightly and reach 144 Hz.

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