Acer is constantly producing lines of PC hardware for the casual user, casual gamer, and professional gamer alike. On 5/23/2018, their showcased many products at their next@Acer press event at Lincoln Center in NYC, starting off with their Acer Swift 5 laptop, Acer Chromebook Spin 13, and Acer Chromebook Tab 10. However, since we’re prepping for our trip to E3 in the coming weeks, we’re going to shift our focus to gaming and zero in on the gaming products Acer showcased. Let’s dive in.

Acer Nitro 50 Desktop

Aiming to offer an affordable entry-level solution for users with casual gaming or graphic intensive needs and desires, Acer introduces the Acer Nitro 50 Desktop. Powered by up to 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processors and NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1070 GPUs, these desktops can deal out 4K resolution images and can support up to four displays, depending on the configuration purchased. The Acer Nitro 50 Desktop is powered by Sound BlasterX 360°, offers up to 3TB HDD and 512GB SSD in storage, and houses a wireless charging deck for Qi-enabled devices.

Offering several configurable options, the Acer Nitro 50 Desktop can also be configured with an AMD Ryzen™ 7 processor, AMD® Radeon™ RX 580 graphics, and up to 64GB of dual-channel DDR4 memory.

The Acer Nitro 50’s availability is as follows…

– North America in July starting at $799

– Europe in May starting at €999

– China in July starting at ¥5,999

You can check out the Acer Nitro 50 for yourself here

Acer Predator Orion 5000 Gaming Desktop

Next up is a new addition to Acer’s Predator PC gaming line, the Predator Orion 5000.

The new Predator Orion 5000 Series gaming desktops feature up to 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7+ 8700K processors paired with the latest Intel Z370 chipset1, up to 32 GB of Intel® Optane™ memory for fast load times and improved responsiveness, and up to 2-way NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1080 Ti GPUs in SLI so gamers can enjoy their favorite game titles at incredibly high screen resolutions, as well as premium VR experiences.. – Acer Predator Orion 5000 Gaming Desktop Press Kit

The Predator Orion 5000 uses Acer’s latest heat management technology, IceTunnel 2.0, which separates various chassis compartments and areas into individual airflow zones. Each of these zones independently expel their own heat. Dust filters helps maximize the amount of air the chassis inhales.

With transparent chassis displays being quite common with gaming desktops, the Predator Orion 5000 took an extra step in safety by ensuring that their transparent panel is EMI compliant. This means your surrounding electronics and peripherals would (or should) remain safe from unintentional electromagnetic waves, emitting from the tower, that could adversely affect them.  The Predator Orion 5000 also features Killer LAN Ethernet, a cradle for headsets, and a carry handle lugging the tower about.

The Acer Predator Orion 5000’s availability is as follows…

– North America in July starting at $1,499

– Europe in May starting at €1,699

– China in July starting at ¥15,999

You can check out the Predator Orion 5000 for yourself here

Acer also released and announced a scaled-down middle-range version of this tower in the form of the Predator Orion 3000.

The Acer Predator Orion 3000’s availability is as follows…

– North America in July starting at $999

– Europe in May starting at €1,299

– China in July starting at ¥6,999

You can check out the Predator Orion 3000 for yourself here

Continue on to read about Acer’s Predator Gaming laptop announcements….

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