Acer intros new Predator Triton 500, Nitro 5 gaming laptops

Acer introduced its upcoming gaming laptops, the Predator Triton 500 and Nitro 5. They have been updated to sport the latest 10th generation Intel processors, and NVIDIA RTX Super GPUs.

The Predator Triton 500 is Acer’s top of the line gaming laptop. It features a 300Hz IPS display with a 3ms response time, G-SYNC support, and 100% sRGB gamut coverage. It runs on Intel’s latest 10 generation Core processors and up to an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super GPU. Storage-wise, users can configure the Predator Triton 500 to come with up to 32GB of DDR4 RAM, and up to 2TB of NVMe storage in RAID 0.

The Predator Triton 500 features Acer’s latest cooling solution, using three custom fans and five heat pipes. For connectivity, it’s fitted with Killer’s WiFi 6 AX1650i wireless controller and an E3100G ethernet controller handled by Acer’s Control Center 2.

Acer managed to fit all the components in a 17.9mm thick body, weighing 2.1kgs. Despite the powerful hardware, Acer claims that the Predator Triton 500 ‘s battery can last up to 7.5 hours.

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The Acer Nitro 5, on the other hand, comes with a 15.6-inch FHD IPS display running at up to 144hz, with a 3ms response time. It covers 72% of the NTSC gamut and has a peak brightness of 300 nits. The Nitro 5 features up to a 10th generation Intel Core i7 processor, paired with up to an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 GPU. It’s compatible with up to 32GB of DDR4 RAM, two M.2 PCIe SSDs, and a 1TB HDD.

The Nitro 5’s cooling has also been improved, now sporting a dual-fan cooling system with four heat vents. It’s also compatible with WiFi 6 and comes with Killer Ethernet E2600 for wired connections.

Both the Predator Triton 500 and Nitro 5 will be available in North America, EMEA, and China in May for the following starting prices:

Predator Triton 500:

  • USD 2,199.99
  • EUR 1,899
  • CNY 14,999

Nitro 5:

  • USD 749.99
  • EUR 899
  • CNY 6,499

Stay tuned for news on local availability and pricing.

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