Acer alongside the Acer Liquid Zes plus announced a heap of PC at its NYC event recently, amongst which is the acer Predator 17X – a VR –Ready gaming Laptop and a refresh of the Acer Predator 17.The Acer Predator 17 retains the same “intergalactic battlecruiser”-inspired look and the same 17.3-inch screen ,but comes with a Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 graphics card that’s found in many gaming desktops, instead of a less powerful laptop-specific card.
Design & Display
The Acer predator 17X still flaunts same 17-inch display and identical design as the Acer Predator 17, but this time, the display comes in two HD IPS options – a Predator with 1,920 x 1,080 or 4K UHD IPS option. Powering the Acer Predator 17X is Intel Core i7-6820HK processor with up to 64 GB of RAM and a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 GPU, bringing desktop-level graphics to Acer’s new gaming notebook. The Acer Predator 17x comes with a three-fan setup – the normal two fans and a third one located to the front of the laptop that helps brings in air and direct it over to internal components that are prone to hotness.
Acer Predator 17 X features and specifications
- 17.3-inch G-SYNC panel FHD IPS (1920 x 1080) or UHD IPS (4K 3840 x 2160) display
- 6th Generation Intel Core i7-6820HK processor, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (8GB GDDR5) graphics
- Overclocking – Turbo speeds of up to 4.0GHz for the CPU; up to 1310MHz for the GPU; and up to 3.7GHz for VRAM
- Custom triple-fan cooling system provides superior thermal performance and helps extend the lifespan of components and the system
- Windows 10 Home / Pro
- up to 64GB DDR4-2133 memory, up to 512GB NVMe PCIe SSD in a three-SATA-SSD RAID 0 array, up to 2TB HDD
- Ethernet, Thunderbolt 3, USB-C, 4 x USB 3.1 ports, SD card reader
The Acer Predator 17X will be available later in June with prices starting from $2,799.The Acer Predator 17x price when available in Nigeria will range from N500,000 – N700,000 depending on where you are buying from.