In addition to Chromebooks and solutions dedicated to content creators, Acer in yesterday’s presentation also expanded its range of products dedicated to the world of gaming. The Taiwanese manufacturer presented several interesting innovations, ranging from new ones PC Desktop Orion 7000 to a desk, passing through new ones projectors capable of reaching a refresh rate of 240Hz.
Acer Predator Orion 7000
The range of desktop computers Orion 7000 series will represent the top of the range models made available by Acer, dedicated to the most demanding gamers looking for maximum performance. The new PCs will be equipped with 12th generation Intel Core Alder Lake processors in K version, Nvidia GeForce graphics card up to RTX 3090 and brand new memories RAM DDR5-4000, available up to a size of 64 GB.
To complete the already rich equipment, there is an AIO liquid heatsink with a Predator FrostBlade 2.0 fan-cooled radiator, able to always keep the CPU cool, Intel Killer 2.5G LAN network card, Wi-Fi 6E, three standard USB 3.2 Gen1 ports, one USB-C gen 1 port, and two front panel audio jacks.
On the back they are present three USB standard ports 3.2 Gen2, one USB-C 3.2 Gen2 port, two USB 2.0 ports e tre jack audio. We also find a 2.5-inch USB-C 3.2 Gen2 hotswap drive bay, 2 M.2 PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSDs (up to 1 TB each) and two 3.5-inch SATA HDDs (up to 3 TB each).
Acer Predator GD711 and GM 712
L’Acer Predator GD 711 is a smart projector with 4K resolution e LED lamp, specially developed for use via PC and console. Thanks to the LED lamp, the projector is able to achieve a brightness of 4000 lumens, also thanks to the high dynamic contrast and support for HDR10 technology. The device allows it to be used in different modes: standard with 4K resolution, or two gaming modes, designed to better cover more or less bright scenes. In gaming mode the projector supports one Full HD resolution, but allows you to set the refresh rate a 120Hz if connected to a console, or 240Hz if connected to a PC. Finally, there is an ECO mode, capable of reducing the noise of the projector.
The Predator GD711 features a throw ratio of 1.22 and supports different sized projections, although Acer recommends using a 100 inches, obtainable at one distance of 2,70m. The projector is also equipped with a 10W speaker and connectivity includes includes two HDMI 2.0 ports for PC and console, audio output for an additional speaker e be standard USB port. The Predator GM 712 instead it is a more traditional projector, capable of achieving one 4K resolution and a peak brightness of 3600 lumen.
Acer Predator Gaming Desk
Acer Predator Gaming Desk is a desk designed and conceived for the most demanding gamers. Long 140 cm, offers ample space for the installation of dedicated accessories. You can choose between two types of surface, one of which carbon fiber laminate and a blanket from a dedicated Predator mouse pad. the Predator gaming desk features a rack capable of housing gamepads and / or cartridges, a headphone hook, a bottle holder, a rear tray for the battery chargers and a cable opening on both sides. All with one maximum capacity of 120 kg.
Prices and availability
- The projector Predator GD711 (GD711) will be available from December starting at € 1,499.00.
- The projector Predator GM712 (GM712) will be available from January 2022 starting from € 1,399.00.
- Predator Gaming Desk (PGD110) will be available in the first quarter of 2022 starting at € 229.00.