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Predator Triton 300

Acer launches new gaming line-up, e-sports platform

DUBAI, 10 days ago

Acer has introduced a comprehensive line-up of gaming products, ranging from gaming notebooks to a gaming chair and gaming monitors, as well as e-sports platform Planet9, which has also been launched for the first time.

The Predator Triton 300 is the newest addition to the thin and lightweight Triton line, powered by Windows 10. Up to a 9th Gen Intel Core i7 Processor is paired with an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 GPU, and 16GB of DDR4 2666Hz memory(upgradable to 32GB).

For massive amounts of game storage, it will support up to two1TBPCIe NVMe SSDs in RAID 0 and up to a 2TBhard drive. Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX 1650 along with Killer Ethernet keeps the action moving quickly and lag-free.

A bright 15.6-inch Full HD IPS display with a narrow bezel design includes a144Hz refresh rate and 3ms overdrive response time, delivering realistic graphics, vibrant colours and bring the games to life. Immersive audio is delivered with Waves Nx, which uses state-of-the-art physical modelling to deliver a realistic and convincing listening experience by virtually mimicking the immersion of ultra-high-end speakers in a perfect acoustically-treated space.

Now with a blazing-fast 300Hz 15.6-inch Full HD display, the Predator Triton 500 is a powerful gaming notebook slimmed down to just 17.9 mm (0.70 inches) thin and weighing 2.1 kg (4.6 pounds). It has a durable, all-metal chassis and narrow bezels measuring just 6.3 mm (0.25 inches) for an impressive 81% body-to-screen ratio.

The Predator Thronos Air, Acer’s newest gaming “chair,” is a sleek gaming cave for hard core enthusiasts. The steel structure includes a chair, modular desk and monitor arm. It envelops the gamer in a comfortable and encasing cockpit, ideal for total and complete battle immersion. Teal blue lighting emits a soft cool glow, perfect for gaming.

The chair can be adjusted to various angles (130 degrees inside cabin and 180 degrees outside the cabin) for maximum comfort. It even includes a massage function, so gamers can relax after intense gaming sessions. The desk includes an adjustable keyboard and mouse tray, ensuring comfortable typing regardless of seating angle. A footrest keeps feet elevated.

Capable of supporting up to three displays, the monitor arm can be manually raised and lowered with a handle conveniently located right below the middle monitor stand. In addition, a camera can be positioned right above the middle monitor, making it easy to live stream the action to YouTube, Twitch or Mixer. In addition, Acer offers numerous customization options and upgrades, such as a seat stabilizer to prevent the chair from moving around during game sessions, a cup holder, a headset holder, a USB hub, and a camera.

The New Nitro XV3 Series Monitors

NVIDIA G-SYNC compatible, the new Nitro monitors enable Variable Refresh Rates (VRR) by default when connected to NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10-Series and GeForce RTX 20-Series graphics cards to support dynamic refresh rates, eliminating screen tearing and minimizing lag.

The Nitro XV3 series feature Acer's latest Agile-Splendor technology, which utilizes panels with both fast liquid crystals as well as 99% sRGB wide colour gamuts. The Display HDR 400-certified monitors offer ultra-fast response times of up to 1ms VRB (Visual Response Boost), that ensures clear, blur-free images, phenomenal colour reproduction and more realistic and natural images. With a refresh rate up to 240Hz, gamers will be awed by greater visual fluidity and crystal clear graphics.

The Acer Nitro gaming monitors come in four configurations; two 27-inch and two 24.5-inch monitors.

All monitors feature Acer Game Mode, eight preset display modes to optimize the visuals for different types of content: Action, Racing, Sport, User, Standard, ECO, Graphic and Movie. The built-in black boost enables gamers to select from 11 black level options to optimize visual advantage and clearly spot enemies, duck for cover, or navigate curves on a race track.

Acer VisionCare with Flickerless, BlueLightShield, ComfyView and low-dimming technologies make viewing more comfortable during long periods of gaming. The Acer Nitro XV3 series also has an ergonomically designed stand with 20° swivel and tilt so gamers can always find that ideal viewing position.

Planet9 – Acer’s Next-Gen Platform

Planet9 is an open community that allows gamers to build their team, train for excellence and challenge for victory. It is currently in closed beta and will enter open beta on January 30, 2020.Planet9 opens up esports to amateur and casual players seeking to participate, allowing them to learn from the pros, understand their strengths and weaknesses, connect with fellow gamers in the community, and participate in online tournaments.

Build Your Team

The foundation of Planet9 is its community features, which allows gamers to meet and group with fellow gamers who are on the same path. They can add friends, follow people they are interested in, and receive recommendations on who they can play with based on game played and complementing skills. For teams, functions such as a chatroom and sharing of game tactics allow the group to bond and learn from each other.

Train for Excellence

Planet9 provides a series of features to help gamers level up their skills, whether to hire a coach to give individual guidance, play alongside veteran gamers, clock some more hours with friends at similar levels, see advanced game statistics to track their performance, or participate in scrims to practice and challenge other players

Challenge for Victory

Planet9 can host tournaments from small to large scale, sponsored or official, and can be joined for a chance at fame, glory, and prizes. The platform pairs players of similar skill-level for matches or tournaments to ensure fair competition. When enough wins are accumulated, rewards such as gifts and prizes can be redeemed. – TradeArabia News Service




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