Acer Predator gaming series unleashed with X35 monitor & Orion 9000 PC

Acer today in Berlin, Germany during the Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin or IFA 2017 announced a new line-up of its premium Predator gaming line, including the Predator Orion 9000 series gaming desktops with Windows 10 operating system, the Predator X35 monitor with NVIDIA® G-SYNC that gives incredibly smooth, tear-free game play at refresh rates up to 240 Hz and Acer HDR Ultra technologies for a remarkable display and immensely smooth performance. Other devices includes the new Predator headset and mouse for immersive gaming command and entertainment.

Predator X35 (Gaming Monitor)

acer predator x35

The Acer Predator X35 G-Sync HDR monitor is a 35-inch curved panel display with WQHD 3440 x 1440 resolution. It features NVIDIA G-SYNC, Acer HDR Ultra and quantum dot technologies, it also provide high contrast quality with great dynamic range. The latter is a new technology and type of LED-backlit LCD TV, that allows an image to be created just like on an LCD screen, but it enhances the color. This monitor delivers a broader, more deeply saturated color gamut covering 90 percent of the DCI-P3 color standard, and a luminance range several times greater than that of traditional dynamic range monitors.

Key specs:
  • 35-inch WQHD display with 3440 x 1440 resolution
  • Refresh rate of up to 200Hz
  • Nvidia’s G-Sync technology
  • 4 ms response time
  • Acer HDR Ultra
  • Acer BlueLightShield
  • 1000 nits of brightness
  • 512 individually controlled LED zones
  • 178° wide-viewing angles

Predator Orion 9000 (Gaming PC)

acer predator orion 9000

This monstrous gaming PC, the Orion 9000 delivers its best performance by providing extra-ordinary game play quality. The physical design is now revamped and has a black-and-silver spacecraft-like exterior with customizable RGB lighting along the sides of the front bezel. There’s an advanced cooling technology called the IceTunnel 2.0 that keeps the temperature down while playing an intense or heavy games. The gaming desktop is priced at a whooping $2,000 or ~P102,420 and is due to release, in Europe by November 2017, and in the United States on December 2017.

Key specs:
  • Intel Core i9 Extreme Edition
  • 18-core processor
  • Windows 10 Home 64-bit
  • 16.7 million RBG colors
  • PCI-e ports (up to four graphics cards)
  • IceTunnel 2.0 technology
  • Five 120mm fans
  • 44TB native storage
  • 128GB RAM
  • Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265
  • 15 kg
  • 8x U-DIMM slot DDR4
  • 4x x16 PCIe slots
  • 2x M.2 2280 (key M, PCIe x4)
  • 2x M.2 2230 (key E, PCIe & USB 2.0)
  • Two wheels

Predator Galea 500 (Gaming Headset)

acer predator galea 500

The Galea 500 is a gaming headset which supplemented by Acer’s TrueHarmony 3D Soundscape technology and a trio of audio modes: EQ Music, Movie and Sport. This technology, however, refits the acoustic space based on the orientation of the player’s head, convincing the brain that sound is coming from a fixed direction. It features a driver diaphragm, which is made from bio-cellulose with rubber surround, that can deliver clear highs with resounding lows, and responds quickly to precisely reproduce vocals and mid-high range notes, while a unique acoustic cavity helps deliver punchy rhythmic bass. It is due to release in the market on December 2017 with price of $300 or ~P15,360 when converted to local currency, without taxes and duties.

Predator Cestus 500 (Gaming Mouse)

acer predator cestus 500

The newly-introduced gaming mouse from Acer, the Predator Cestus 500 is a facile high-end device with distinctive dual switch design, that allows a user to adjust the click resistance according to the game type they are playing, such as a lighter resistance for FPS games that demand a more lively reaction, or a heavier resistance for fine maneuvers in RTS games. According to the company, the Cestus 500 will be available this November 2017 with an estimated price of $80 or ~P4,100 in direct local conversion.

Key specs:
  • 16.8 million RGB color lights
  • 5 on-board profile settings
  • 8 lighting patterns
  • 8 programmable buttons
  • 1 gold-plated USB connector


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Matthew Cuyugan

is a former senior contributor at Tech Patrol.

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