Acer unveiled new gaming laptops at CES 2022

Acer has announced new gaming laptop equipment in the Predator and Nitro series, namely the new Predator Triton 500 SE, Predator Helios 300 and Acer Nitro 5 models. The new laptop series will be updated with 12th generation Intel Core processors and NVIDIA GeForce RTX Series 30 graphics. At the same time, the Acer Nitro 5 series laptops will be able to be configured with AMD Ryzen 6000 processor.

Each newly purchased laptop comes bundled with a free month of Xbox Game Pass, with access to popular titles and the option for multiplayer sessions with friends, whether they connect from their computer or console.

“The most popular gaming laptops in our portfolio have been updated with the latest chips announced at CES,” said James Lin, General Manager, Notebooks, IT Products Business, Acer Inc. “In combination with state-of-the-art cooling technology and high-refresh rate displays, you’ll benefit from high-performance laptops that even the most discerning gamers will love.”

“With a new hybrid performance architecture, in addition to top I / O support, memory and connectivity, 12th-generation Intel Core H processors deliver incredibly fast performance and platform capabilities that today’s gamers need “Said Jerry Tsao, VP of Enthusiast Laptops at Intel. “Acer’s new line of gaming notebooks equipped with 12th-generation Intel Core processors has an incredible design that gamers of all levels will be thrilled to play.”

Predator Triton 500 SE

Featured as a “special edition” gaming and work laptop, the Triton 500 SE (PT516-52s) can be configured with an Intel Core processor up to the 12th generation i9, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti graphics, up to 2TB of Gen4 PCIe SSD storage and 32 GB LPDDR5 memory. On the outside, the laptop has a completely metallic design, but modeled in a minimalist style, suitable both at home and at work or in the classroom.

The Triton 500 SE comes in a 19.9 mm thick housing at its thinnest point. The cooling system uses a total of three fans, two of which are with 5th generation AeroBlade 3D technology (89 metal blades each). To maximize heat transfer, new laptops are assembled using liquid metal thermal paste for essential components (eg CPU).

The list of features continues with WQXGA screen (2560 × 1600 pixels), set with refresh rate at 240Hz and NVIDIA G-SYNK support. Based on IPS technology, the screen offers 100% coverage of the DCI-P3 color gamut and brightness of up to 500 nits. The offer is completed with an SD 7.0 card reader, 3.2 Gen2 USB ports, Thunderbolt 4 Type-C with DisplayPort support, HDMI 2.1. The network connection is made using an Intel Killer E3100G 2.5G Ethernet controller and Intel Killer 1675i with Wi-Fi 6E support.

Predator Helios 300

Codenamed PH315-55, the Predator Helios 300 is a powerful gaming laptop, configurable with a processor up to the 12th generation Intel Core i7, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 graphics or NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti, 32 GB of DDR5 memory -4800 MHz and 1TB of storage space on the PCIe Gen4 RAID 0 SSD. The screen is of the IPS QHD type with a diagonal of 15.6 inches and a refresh rate of 165 Hz.

The laptop comes equipped with and with Turbo key, allowing automatic performance optimization to improve gaming performance.

Predator Helios 300 can also be purchased in a 17.3-inch version, keeping the rest of the specifications unchanged.

Acer Nitro 5

The Acer Nitro 5 can be configured with both the 12th generation Intel Core i7 processor (AN515-58) and the AMD Ryzen 6000 (AN515-46), both with graphics up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti. Expansion options include M.2 SSD slots (PCIe Gen 4) and DIMM slots, which support up to 32 GB of DDR4 3200 RAM. 3 ms.

Two 17.3-inch screen models (AN517-55, AN517-42) with IPS panel (QHD / FHD @ 165 Hz, FHD @ 144 Hz) are also available.

Prices and availability

  • Predator Triton 500 SE (PT516-52s) – 3499 euro
  • Predator Helios 300 de 15.6 inch (PH315-55) – 2299 euro
  • Predator Helios 300 de 17.3 inch (PH317-56) – 2399 euro
  • Acer Nitro 5 [cu procesor Intel, 15.6 inch] (AN515-58) – 1549 euros
  • Acer Nitro 5 [cu procesor AMD, 15.6 inch] (AN515-46) – 1599 euros
  • Acer Nitro 5 [cu procesor Intel, 17.3 inch] (AN517-55) – € 1649
  • Acer Nitro 5 [cu procesor AMD, 17.3 inci] (AN517-42) – 1699 euros

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