Acer announced updates and refreshes to several gaming notebooks in its portfolio, including the Predator Triton 300 SE, Predator Helios 300 and Acer Nitro 5. The Predator Triton 300 SE and Acer Nitro 5 notebooks have been updated to include new 11th Gen Intel Core H35-series processors for ultraportable gaming, while the Predator Triton 300 SE and Predator Helios 300 have been refreshed with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 Series Laptop GPUs—plus a suite of upgrades such as increased display refresh rates and better cooling technology across the board.
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 Series Laptop GPUs, powered by the NVIDIA Ampere architecture, increase energy efficiency by up to 2x, accelerate performance dramatically and introduce third-generation Max-Q technologies for thin and lightweight designs. GeForce RTX 30 Series Laptop GPUs deliver stunning ray-traced gaming experiences in Cyberpunk 2077 and other top titles, and enable creators to produce incredible content using hundreds of GPU-accelerated apps.
Predator Triton 300 SE
The Predator Triton 300 SE (PT314-51s) allows users to play the latest games on-the-go. The portable 1.7 kg (3.75 lbs) notebook features up to the 11th Gen Intel Core i7 H35-series Special Edition processor that reaches up to 5 GHz for blisteringly fast performance and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPUs into all-metal chassis.
Predator Triton 300 SE’s 14-inch FHD display that boasts a 144 Hz refresh rate and is surrounded by three thin bezels. A backlit 3-zone RGB keyboard enhances gaming, while DTS:X Ultra audio provides a boost in-game by providing crisp and well-balanced sound to help players pinpoint where an enemy is hiding.
In addition to Intel® Killer™ Wi-Fi 6 AX1650, the Predator Triton 300 SE has a wide range of ports, including Thunderbolt™ 4, USB 3.2 Gen 2 and HDMI. Finally, PredatorSense and a Turbo key give players real-time control over their fan speed, enabling them to choose quieter modes when working or editing content and a full-powered one for gaming.
Predator Helios 300
The Predator Helios 300 (PH315-53) has been refreshed to include the latest NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU and up to 32 GB of DDR4 memory . These heavy-duty internals power the notebook’s 240 Hz IPS display with a 3 ms response, allowing for silky smooth visuals, while DTS:X Ultra audio and 3D simulated surround sound allow for an even more immersive audio experience.
Acer Nitro 5
The Nitro 5 2021 comes with 11th Gen Intel Core H35-series processors, NVIDIA GeForce GTX GPUs and up to 32 GB of DDR4 RAM and a pair of M.2 PCIe / SATA SSDs1 offer plenty of storage. The device’s screen offers blur-free gameplay with its 144 Hz refresh rate and 3 ms response time, and its 300-nit1 panel. Acer CoolBoost Technology increases fan speed by 10% and CPU/GPU cooling by 9% compared to auto mode.
The notebook’s charging port has been moved to the back of the chassis so the power cord is out of the way, while USB Type-C Thunderbolt 4 support and Intel Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+)1 ensure speedy connections. The keyboard has 4-zone RGB, letting users spice things up to suit their preferences.