Acer Malaysia today announced their new lineup arrival of 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. Together with this, Acer also introduced two 4K UHD gaming monitors, Predator Tribe and limited edition Predator Tribe merchandise in Malaysia.
Predator Triton 500 SE
Combining up to 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 processor with up to 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.
Predator Triton 500 SE enables user to enjoy games, films and bigger workspace with its 87% screen-to body ratio 16-inch 16:10 WQXGA display. To ensure all components run cool, 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, 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 Authorized Predator Partners.
Predator Helios 500
Powered by NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 and up to 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11980HK processor, 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 3 ms response time for gamers who look for the smoothest images possible.
To keep the machine running optimally, Predator Helios 500 has Predator PowerGem™, the custom engineered 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 customize light bars under Predator Pulsar lighting and personalize 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.While DTS:X Ultra audio and 3D simulated surround sound 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 Authorized Predator Partners.
Predator Helios 300
The 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% DCI-P3 color gamut or 360Hz FHD IPS display with 100% 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 maximize 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.
Starting from 30 September 2021 until 6 October 2021, any purchase of the refreshed Predator Helios 300 will be entitled to free gifts worth more than RM1,000 which include Predator Gaming Utility Backpack, Predator Galea 350 Headset and limited edition merchandises. Gamers who purchase the Intel® Core™ i9 variant of Predator Helios 300 (PH315-54-9763) will be entitled to an additional Predator Gaming Chair worth RM1,299.
Meanwhile, any purchase of Predator Triton 500 SE or Predator Helios 500 from 30 October 2021 until 6 November 2021 will be entitled to all free gifts mentioned above total worth more than RM2,000.
Acer Predator XB323QK NV And Nitro XV282K KV Gaming Monitors
Predator XB323QK NV and Nitro XV282K KV gaming monitors come with TÜV Rheinland Eyesafe certification and Acer VisionCare to protect users’ eyes as they consume more content and enjoy entertainment on monitors. In the same event, Acer also announced three gaming laptops equipped with 11th Gen Intel Core processors and NVIDIA GeForce RTX30 series graphics cards as well as the Predator Tribe and special limited merchandise in Malaysia.
Designed with gamers who look for top-of-the line technology in mind, both the Predator XB323QK NV and Nitro XV282K KV gaming monitors are equipped with the latest HDMI 2.1 ports that enable to deliver visuals in 4K UHD 3840 x 2160 resolution at 144 Hz refresh rate for heightened gaming experience.
In addition, the PD65W USB Type-C port provides display, data transfer and charging all at the same time over a single cable. Both monitors can also work as KVM (Keyboard, Visual, Mouse) switches, enabling easy switching between desktop and laptop without having to swap to an additional set of keyboard, mouse and monitor.
Among the first monitors in the world to be TÜV Rheinland Eyesafe® certified, both Predator XB323QK NV and Nitro XV282K KV gaming monitors are designed to emit less high-energy blue light than industry standard LCDs. With Acer VisionCare 3.0, Acer Nitro XV282K KV gaming monitor comes with LightSense, ColorSense and ProxiSense to measure environmental and ambient light to automatically adjust the monitor’s brightness and color temperature accordingly. The Predator XB323QK NV features the more advance Acer VisionCare 4.0 AdaptiveLight further reduces eyes fatigue and helps protect gamers’ eyes during longer gaming sessions and tournaments.
Predator XB323QK NV – 31.5 Inches of 4K Resolution with 90% DCI-P3
The new Predator XB323QK NV is a 31.5-inch UHD (3840 x 2160) IPS gaming monitor designed for gamers who require top-of-the line technology. Equipped with Adaptive Sync that compatible NVIDIA G-SYNC, the 144 Hz refresh rate Agile-Splendor IPS panel allows gamers to enjoy smooth gaming with the vibrant range of color offered by the monitor’s DCI-P3 90% Wide Color Gamut. With Delta E<1 color accuracy, Predator XB323QK NV also has VESA DisplayHDR™ 400 certification to meet the demands of gamers.
Equipped with an innovative ErgoStand, Predator XB323QK NV allows gamers to adjust monitor’s swivel, pivot, tilt and height in order to find the perfect viewing angle.
Retailing for RM4,299, pre-orders of Predator XB323K NV starts immediately at Acer estore, Acer official online stores on Shopee and Lazada as well as Authorized Predator Partners. Customers who purchase before 6 October 2021 will receive free peripherals worth almost RM800 which include a Predator Galea 311 headset, Predator Aethon 300 keyboard and Predator Cestus 310 mouse.
Acer Nitro XV282K KV – 4K UHD Monitor with Support for the Latest Consoles
The Xbox edition Nitro XV282K KV gaming monitor comes with the special green cable management hook. Part of the “Design For Xbox” programme, the Acer Nitro XV282K KV has a 4K UHD IPS panel that supports AMD® FreeSync™ Premium technology, 144 Hz refresh rate and 1 ms response time for speedy frame rendering.
Covering 90% of the DCI-P3 wide color gamut to allow for intense color representations, Acer Nitro XV282K KV also features Acer’s new Agile-Splendor IPS technology to deliver clear images, even at wide viewing angles. The new Acer Nitro XV2 series monitor features VESA DisplayHDR 400 and fast liquid crystal IPS for increased image quality.
Available immediately Acer estore, Acer official online stores on Shopee and Lazada as well as Authorized Predator Partners, the Acer Nitro XV282K KV gaming monitor is priced at RM3,299. Any purchase before 6 October 2021 will be entitled to a free Predator Aethon 300 keyboard and Predator Cestus 310 mouse total worth RM589.
Predator Malaysia shows love to its fans by introducing the Predator Tribe for all gaming enthusiasts to be part of the Tribe. In conjunction with this announcement, Predator Malaysia also collaborated with the popular local scribble artist Vince Low to produce limited-edition merchandise for pioneers of the Predator Tribe.
The Predator Tribe is created for gamers who are enthusiastic about gaming, whether professionals or those who simply have a love and passion for gaming. The pioneers of the Predator Tribe are known as Predator Tribal Guardians and are no strangers to the Malaysian gaming community – Ai Gaming, ChuChu Gaming, MasterRamen and Spartanker.
In the run-up to the launch of Predator Tribe, Predator Malaysia collaborated with local artist Vince Low to release the first collection of cool and stylish merchandise with the Predator Tribal Guardians. These limited-edition merchandises come in 4 designs representing each of Guardians. They are priced at RM400 and will be available at the Acer Malaysia’s Estore and official online store on Shopee from 30 October 2021.
“Predator’s goal is to provide opportunities for gamers to showcase their talent that lies within them, no matter who or where they are. We want to partner them to grow the gaming ecosystem and community,” Johnson Seet, Director of Consumer Business, Product and Marketing, Acer Malaysia.
Predator Malaysia has also partied up with Team Secret, a well-known eSports organisation and inducted one of their Malaysian teams into the Predator Tribe. In line with Predator’s aspiration to support the entire gaming community, Predator Malaysia also teamed up with Lugiami to support women in gaming.
For more information, please visit Predator Gaming Malaysia’s Facebook @PredatorGamingMY or call Acer’s Product Infoline at 1800-88-1288 (9am – 6pm, Mondays to Fridays).