Acer today announced major updates to its line of gaming laptops, with new designs and support for industry-leading technologies: 13th Generation Intel Core processors and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 40 Series GPUs.
The new Predator Triton 17 X and Predator Helios Neo 16 are designed for both gamers and creators, thanks to their powerful components and premium display options. The thin and powerful Predator Triton 14 is designed for work and play, while its elegant and understated design makes it ideal for any environment. Finally, Predator Helios 3D 15 SpatialLabs Edition brings glasses-free stereoscopic 3D to the gaming world, breathing new life into more than 70 modern and classic titles, with more being added all the time.
Introducing the new Predator Triton 17 X
The new Predator Triton 17 X (PTX17-71), elegant and powerful, combines a sophisticated and minimalist design with hardware ready for gaming. It is aimed at gamers and professionals who want a device that is lightweight and capable of handling graphics-intensive AAA games and resource-intensive work suites, with enough battery life for everyday use. Less than an inch thick, the slim Triton 17 X is carefully crafted and easily portable. The CNC metal unibody chassis features a polished and sandblasted texture, a subtle micro-etched RGB Predator logo, stainless steel-finished speakers, diamond-cut detailing, and strategically placed vents.
The creative and minimalist design makes it a product that stands out in any environment.
Inside the sleek metal chassis are some of the most powerful components on the market, placing the Predator Triton 17 X among the fastest laptops for gamers and creators.
It can be configured with a 13th generation Intel Core i9-13900HX processor and GPU NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090. 13th Generation Intel Core i9 processor with new high-performance hybrid architecture delivers up to 24 cores at a maximum turbo frequency of 5.4
GHz, ensuring a mobile gaming experience of the highest level. The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 Laptop GPU is built on the ultra-efficient NVIDIA Ada Lovelace architecture, which delivers great performance thanks to AI-powered DLSS 3 and allows you to create lifelike virtual worlds with seamless ray tracing.
The Max-Q suite of technologies optimizes system performance, power, battery life and audio for maximum efficiency. For those who want more performance, you can configure it with up to 64GB of DDR5 5600Hz memory and up to 4TB of PCIe solid-state drives in RAID 0.
The Predator Triton 17 X features a clear and bright 17-inch (16:10) display that delivers highly immersive visuals.
Two panel configurations are available, including a WQXGA mini-LED (AmLED) display with a 250Hz refresh rate, a peak brightness of over 1,000 nits to meet DisplayHDR requirements, and a high contrast ratio of 1,000,000 :1. It also offers a 100% DCI-P3 wide color gamut for vibrant, rich colors and is Eyesafe certified as a low blue light display, reducing 80% of harmful blue light. NVIDIA Advanced Optimus and NVIDIA G-SYNC stabilize the chassis for uncompromised enjoyment.
Advanced cooling and connectivity
Predator Triton 17 X combines its powerful elements with Acer’s cutting-edge thermal solutions to keep the gaming laptop’s working components cool. The dissipation system features a vapor chamber that houses the compression cooling circuit, allowing it to handle the most demanding games.
Acer’s Vortex Flow technology consists of a three-fan cooling system, which includes two customized fifth-generation AeroBlade 3D fans with airflow steering structures that achieve a 10% increase in airflow compared to the previous generation of AeroBlade 3D fans. The notebook also uses dedicated heat pipes for the processors and strategically placed air and exhaust vents, and is backed by liquid metal thermal paste applied to the CPU to ensure efficient heat transfer and optimized performance.
Predator Triton X 17 it is equipped with other nice features, including an RGB keyboard, a fingerprint reader and a glass touchpad. It also has a powerful six-speaker DTS:X Ultra surround sound system that delivers stunning sound reproduction.
Intel Killer E3100G+ Ethernet and Intel Killer Wi-Fi 6E AX1690i cards ensure lag-free connectivity, while a full range of ports makes it easy to connect various peripherals and accessories. Ultra-fast connectivity is ensured by Thunderbolt 4, capable of supporting two 4K displays or a single 8K display, with a maximum data transfer rate of 40Gb/s and the ability to charge the laptop at up to 100W. You can quickly transfer huge data with the SD 7.0 card reader, which offers speeds of up to 985MB/s.
Predator Helios Neo 16: top performance
The all new Predator Helios Neo 16 (PHN16-71) includes the best components of the Helios line, but with a more accessible price. In addition to updated hardware, Predator Helios Neo 16 adds a dash of fun, thanks to the laser-etched encrypted codes on the black anodized upper case, inviting players to accept the challenge of deciphering the message.
The Predator Helios Neo 16 will be available in several models featuring high-performance 13th Generation Intel Core HX processors paired with an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU with a maximum graphics power (MGP) of 140W.
Up to 32GB DDR5-4800MHz RAM Dual-channel connectivity and support for up to a 2TB PCIe NVMe SSD in RAID 0 ensure blazing fast load times in the most demanding games. To keep the machine’s operating temperatures low, Helios Neo also includes Acer’s advanced cooling system, featuring an all-metal AeroBlade fan and thermal paste composed of liquid metal applied to the CPU to push performance to its maximum potential.
In addition to providing top-notch performance, Predator Helios Neo 16 features stunning graphics.
The lineup offers several panel options, including a WQXGA (2560×1600) IPS display at 165Hz and 3ms response time, and a WUXGA (1920×1200) display with a 165Hz refresh rate covering the 100% of the sRGB color gamut. Both display options include NVIDIA Advanced Optimus and G-SYNC, ensuring maximum fluidity and vibrancy during fast-paced gameplay.
Predator Triton 14: slim laptop for gaming and work
The small but mighty Predator Triton 14 features a 13th Generation Intel Core i7-13700H processor and an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 or 4050 GPU. Additionally, gamers and digital creators alike will appreciate the new panel option that delivers vivid contrast levels and a wide range of colours. The brilliant 14-inch Mini LED display (16:10 aspect ratio) with up to WQXGA (2560 x 1600) resolution has a lightning-fast 250Hz refresh rate, is DisplayHDR 600 certified, and covers 100% of the DCI-P3 color gamut .
It also supports up to 32GB 6000MHz LPDDR5 RAM and one M.2 SSD slot for large capacity high-speed storage, and includes Intel Killer Wi-Fi 6E AX1675i networking solution to ensure limitless connection speeds beyond to a full range of ports, including a MicroSD card reader for quickly downloading photos and videos. Its advanced cooling system includes custom 5th generation AeroBlade 3D Fan technology, Vortex Flow airflow optimization, and thermal paste composed of liquid metal applied to the CPU. With a thickness of only 18.9-19.9 mm, you can safely use it on the go for work or for fun.
Predator Helios 3D 15 SpatialLabs Edition now more powerful than ever
The next generation gaming laptop Predator Helios 3D 15 now supports the powerful 13th Generation Intel Core i9-13900HX processor and NVIDIA GeForce RTXTM 4080 Laptop GPU. It also includes up to 32GB of DDR5-5600MHz memory. A dedicated GPU only option, enabled by PredatorSense 4.0, allows gamers to maximize performance. The rear vents have also been streamlined and include discreet RGB lighting along the rear edge.
Predator Helios 3D 15 uses the combination of SpatialLabs eye tracking solution, stereoscopic 3D display and real-time scene rendering technologies to bring 3D scenes, objects and characters to life, with a 15.6-inch display. Access to the latest version of the TrueGame application allows players to experience glasses-free, elevated 3D gaming, with game details and scenes presented in their ultimate 3D form. It also offers different 3D game modes with 3D+ and 3D Ultra settings for over 70 titlesoils, to which others are continually added.
The laptop is further supported by the Intel Killer E2600 Ethernet controller, Intel Killer 6E AX1675i Wi-Fi and Acer’s next generation heatsink technology. It also features a full range of ports, including two USB 3.2 Gen2 ports (one of which supports offline charging), two Thunderbolt 4 ports supporting DisplayPort and Power Delivery functionality, and a micro SD card reader.
Prices and availability
Predator Triton 17 X (PTX17-71) will be available in Italy in June starting from 4,599 euros.
Predator Helios Neo 16 (PHN16-71) will be available in Italy in May starting from 1,799 euros.
Predator Triton 14 (PT14-51) will be available in Italy in May starting from 2,499 euros.
Predator Helios 3D 15 SpatialLabs Edition will be available in Italy in June starting from 4,999 euros.
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