At IFA 2019 in Berlin, Acer launched a model new skinny and light-weight Predator Triton 300 gaming laptop computer pc computer that is reasonably well-equipped. It sticks with Intel’s ninth interval Core processor family pretty than one amongst its new tenth interval “Ice Lake” chips, nonetheless nonetheless manages to weigh merely 2.Three kg (5.07 kilos) and measure decrease than 2cm (0.78 inches).
Configurations will fluctuate, nonetheless will maybe be equipped with as fairly a bit as a Core i7 processor, paired with an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 GPU that comes customary. It moreover encompasses a baseline 16GB of DDR4-2666 memory, which is expandable to 32GB.
For storage, the Predator Triton 300 helps as fairly a bit as two 1TB M.2 NVMe SSDs in RAID 0, alongside as fairly a bit as 2TB of HDD dwelling. The RAID Zero implementation is significantly curious—NVMe SSDs are typically very fast to start out with, and inserting two of them in RAID Zero seems to be as if an pointless added menace of failure versus using a single, increased efficiency SSD (if one drive in a RAID Zero array fails, your recordsdata on every drives are kaput).
Transferring on, it’s a 15.6-inch laptop computer pc computer pc with a 1080p (1920×1080) IPS present. Constructed for tempo, it has a 144Hz refresh worth and 3ms response time (in overdrive). Whether or not or not or not or not the GTX 1650 can income from a 144Hz refresh worth will rely on the game being carried out, and the image prime quality settings—esports titles are usually fairly a bit rather a lot a lot much less demanding.
Acer tapped Rivet Networks for the laptop computer pc computer pc’s wi-fi and wired connectivity, which embody a Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650 card and Killer GbE LAN controller, respectively. Together with, from the pictures we now have seen there seem to be three USB 3.1 Choice-A ports, two USB 3.1 Choice-C ports, an HDMI output, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Lastly, the keyboard alternatives zoned RGB lighting (it seems to be like like three zones). And whereas exhausting to see all by the press renders, Acer says the WASD keys, arrow keys, and devoted Predator Sense key are “concave customary and clear for ease-of-use.” The Predator Sense key brings up a utility for configuring pretty quite a few settings.
The Predator Triton 300 might probably be obtainable subsequent month in EMEA starting at €1,299. It is not clear when (or if) it might presumably ship all by the US, nonetheless that works out to spherical $1,430.