Acer Malaysia has announced the arrival of the Predator Triton 500 SE (Special Edition), Predator Helios 500 and Predator Helios 300 to the country! First, let’s see what each machine has to offer.
Predator Triton 500 SE
With up to a 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 processor coupled with up to a NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080, enjoy the best-in-class components in an understated, discreetly designed chassis. It’s a mobile yet powerful machine with both the professional look for work, with hardware for gaming in your down time. ith up to 32GB DDR4 RAM and 1TB of high speed PCIe Gen4 SSD, fit your work, footage and games all in one!
The 87% screen-to-body ratio, 16-inch 16:10 WQXGA display allows for visual clarity no matter what you do. Heating’s no concern either with 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. Expect to keep going for a long time with up to 12 hours battery life.
The 19.9mm thin all-metal chassis weighs in at 2.4kg. It assures you can stay connected whichever way you require, featuring Intel® Killer™ E3100 Ethernet Controller, Intel® Killer™ Wi-Fi 6 AX1650i, and Killer™ Intelligence Center for low latency and reliable connectivity online. You’re covered with your peripherals thanks to the dual full range of USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 2 ports which support Thunderbolt™ 4 and DisplayPort, and an SD 7.0 card reader.
PredatorSense keeps you in the loop for your machine, helping you monitor your 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, with pre-orders opening 30 October.
Predator Helios 500
Get the gaming desktop experience on the go with the Predator Helios 500, packing up to a NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 and up to a 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11980HK processor. Choose between:
- the Intel® Core™ i9 variant equipped with 4K Mini LED UHD 120Hz panel that supports full-array local dimming, comparable to VESA Display HDR™ 1000 and delivers top-of-the-line color saturation and contrast; OR,
- the Intel® Core™ i7 variant equipped the superfast FHD 360Hz panel providing 3 ms response time for gamers who look for the smoothest images possible
The machine is kept running optimally thanks to the Predator PowerGem, the custom-engineered technology made from a metal-alloy polymer, on top of the CPU. Acer’s Vortex Flow technology with its two fans, including a 5th generation AeroBlade™ 3D fan, redirects airflow to critical components and boost performance as needed.
To live up to its gaming DNA, the WASD keys 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 for precise movement. PredatorSense is also able to customize the Predator Pulsar lighting bars and personalize the per-key RGB backlit keyboard to your preference. Naturally, connectivity is important, thus the Predator Helios 500 equipped with 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, RJ45 port, as well as Intel® Killer™ E3100G Ethernet Controller, Intel® Killer™ Wi-Fi 6 AX1650i and Killer™ Intelligence Center. The audio experience doesn’t lag behind thanks to DTS:X Ultra audio and 3D simulated surround sound.
Starting from RM13,999, pre-orders begin 30 October.
Predator Helios 300
The ever popular Predator Helios 300 comes refreshed with up to 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 processor and up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 graphics to ensure gamers will always have the best performance. Either the 15.6-inch or 17.3-inch display have the option of either the 165Hz QHD IPS display with 100% DCI-P3 color gamut or 360Hz FHD IPS display with 100% sRGB color gamut depending on your preferences. Storage won’t be a problem either, with 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.
PredatorSense means you can monitor and customize the cooling as required, with the dual AeroBlade 3D fans ready to rock.
Pre-orders are now open for the Predator Helios 300, with the 17-inch variant retailing from RM7,999, and the 15-inch variant retailing from RM6,299.
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 merchandise. The Intel® Core™ i9 variant of Predator Helios 300 (PH315-54-9763) will entitle you 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. Pre-order from:
- Acer Malaysia – Acer estore
- Shopee – Acer Flagship Store
- Physical Store – Authorized Predator Partner
Alongside the Predator Launch, the Predator Championship 2021 – Community and Corporate is open to students from tertiary education institutions and employees in corporates to team up to compete in Valorant or Mobile Legends: Bang Bang. With a RM57,000 total prize pool, registrations are open until 31 October 2021 with the championship taking place online from 6 November until 28 November 2021.
Register via Planet9 for your spot. Even if you’re not participating, you could stand a chance to get giveaway and lucky draw prizes worth RM10,000 when you show up to support your favourite teams, friends or colleagues. Planet9 itself is a next generation esports platform, designed as an open community for casual gamers to either improve their skills, or a gateway to becoming pro. Its infrastructure also helps organizing and hosting tournaments as seamless as possible, so that you can focus on making an enjoyable event.