Acer

Today at the Next@Acer conference, Acer is announcing an updated version of their compact gaming desktop, the Predator Orion 3000, and the company was able to send us a pre-production unit for a hands-on. As this is a pre-production unit, final performance is not yet fine-tuned, but we can go over the new chassis design, as well as the internals of this mid-sized tower PC. Acer Predator Desktop Orion 3000 CPU 10th Generation Intel Core i5 Processor 10th Generation Intel Core i7 Processor GPU NVIDIA GeForce GTX Options: GTX 1650 GTX 1660 NVIDIA RTX Options: RTX 2060 RTX 2060 Super RTX 2070 Super RAM Up to 64 GB DDR4-2666 Storage PCIe NVMe Options: 128 GB / 256 GB / 512 GB / 1 TB M.2 2280 2 x 3.5-inch SATA bays Up to 2 x 3 TB HDD Networking Killer E2600 Gigabit Ethernet Wi-Fi 6 Bluetooth 5.1 Cooling Dual...

The Acer Swift 3 SF314 Notebook Review: Swift Gets Swifter With Ryzen 4000

Almost two years ago to the day, we had a chance to check out Acer’s Swift 3 laptop featuring AMD's first Ryzen Mobile platform, Raven Ridge. Acer has been...

191 by Brett Howse & Andrei Frumusanu on 5/5/2020

Acer Gaming Laptop Updates: 10th Gen Intel Core And NVIDIA RTX Super

With the announcement of the latest Intel Core H-Series and NVIDIA’s RTX Super lineup, Acer is announcing a refresh today of a couple of their gaming laptop models. Both...

4 by Brett Howse on 4/2/2020

Ryzen Roundup: A Quick Overview of Ryzen Mobile 4000 Laptops From Acer, ASUS, Dell, & MSI

Originally announced back at CES 2020, AMD this week has finally launched its new "Renoir" Ryzen Mobile 4000 APUs. And with it, AMD's laptop partners have begun rolling out...

41 by Anton Shilov on 3/31/2020

Predators: Acer Launches 24.5 & 27-Inch Fast IPS 240 Hz Monitors

Acer Japan has unleashed the company’s first Predator displays that use Fast IPS panels, and therefore offering a 240 Hz refresh rate along with all the advantages that the...

16 by Anton Shilov on 3/6/2020

Acer Launches Cheap USB-C Monitor for Laptops: The 15.6-Inch Acer PM1

Joining the growing market for portable external displays, Acer has started selling its first USB-C based external display for laptops. The no-frills Acer PM1 is aimed at the entry...

15 by Anton Shilov on 2/3/2020

Acer Unveils TravelMate B3 Notebook & Convertible: 11.6-Inch LCD & Gemini Lake Refresh

Alongside their new Chromebooks, Acer has also revealed a new set of inexpensive Windows laptops aimed at students. Powered by Intel’s Gemini Lake SoCs, Acer’s TravelMate B3 will be...

11 by Anton Shilov on 1/22/2020

Acer Launches Chromebook 871/Chromebook 712: Intel’s Comet Lake Inside

Acer has introduced a new Chromebook computer designed specifically for the education environment. The upcoming Chromebook 871/Chromebook 712 machines are rugged enough to handle bumps of life at school...

12 by Anton Shilov on 1/22/2020

Who wants a $14,000 Gaming Seat? Coming to the USA: The Acer Predator Thronos Air

AnandTech’s readers split into a number of categories, and Acer’s Predator Thronos Air certainly falls into the category of ‘whoever buys this has a lot of money’. Acer has...

15 by Dr. Ian Cutress on 1/8/2020

CES 2020: Acer’s Predator X38 Is A 38-Inch Curved Monitor w/ UWQHD+, 175 Hz & G-Sync

Acer has introduced its new top-of-the-range ultrawide curved gaming display just hours before CES 2020 was set to kick off. The Predator X38 happens to be the industry’s first...

20 by Anton Shilov on 1/7/2020

Acer Swift 3, either with Core i7-1065G7 or Ryzen 7 4700U: The Laptop Market Just Blew Wide Open

Everyone wants a notebook that fulfills their needs, is super light, lasts forever, and only costs a dime. We’re not in fantasy land just quite yet, but Acer is...

48 by Dr. Ian Cutress on 1/6/2020

CES 2020: Acer’s Predator X32 4Kp144 Monitor w/1152-Zone Mini LED FALD & G-Sync Ultimate

Acer and ASUS were the first and only companies to announce 27-inch NVIDIA G-Sync HDR 4Kp144 displays with a 384-Zone Mini LED-based Full Array Local Dimming (FALD) backlighting, and...

12 by Anton Shilov on 1/6/2020

32-Inch G-Sync Ultimate Monitors w/1152 Zone Mini-LED Inbound, & LG 2020 OLED G-Sync Compatibile Too

Following yesterday’s announcement of the first 360Hz G-Sync monitor, the ASUS ROG Swift 360, this morning NVIDIA is announcing some updates in the high-end HDR portion of the market...

14 by Ryan Smith on 1/6/2020

Intel’s 10th Gen 45W Core-H CPUs Show Up in the Acer ConceptD 7 Ezel

For users that regularly track Intel’s laptop process lines, then you will likely be used to the nomenclature that Y-series is sub 10 W, U-series is usually 15 W...

3 by Dr. Ian Cutress on 1/6/2020

CES 2020: Acer Goes Big Format with Predator CG552K 55-Inch 4K OLED Monitor

As the culmination of its CES 2020 gaming announcements, Acer has introduced its first big-format OLED display aimed at gamers. The Predator CG552K brings to the table everything that...

17 by Anton Shilov on 1/5/2020

CES 2020: Acer’s Spin 3 & Spin 5 Get Ice Laked

Today at CES 2020, Acer has introduced its new inexpensive Spin 3 and Spin 5 convertible laptops that are based on Intel’s Ice Lake processors. The hybrid mobile PCs...

5 by Anton Shilov on 1/5/2020

CES 2020: Acer ConceptD 700 Workstation For Creators, With Xeon E

Through 2019, all the major hardware providers and OEMs in the spaces we cover have been pushing the idea of the ‘Creator’ – someone who needs a high powered...

6 by Dr. Ian Cutress on 1/5/2020

Acer Launches Rugged Chromebook Spin 311: An 11.6-Inch AMD A4-Based 2-in-1

Acer has started sales of its new rugged convertible Chromebook laptop for corporate and educational markets. The Chromebook Spin 311 brings together a low price tag, sturdy design, and...

19 by Anton Shilov on 12/3/2019

Acer Launches Six Chrome Enterprise PCs: Notebooks, Convertibles, Desktops

Acer on Thursday introduced its Chrome Enterprise portfolio, which includes six PC models, one of the broadest in the industry. Acer’s Chrome Enterprise family includes laptops, convertibles, and desktops...

2 by Anton Shilov on 11/22/2019

Acer Ships ConceptD CP7271K P: A Professional 4K 144 Hz Monitor with G-Sync Ultimate

Acer has started shipments of its ConceptD CP7271K P professional monitor designed for developers of fast-paced color-critical HDR content such as animation, games, and movies. The monitor brings together...

31 by Anton Shilov on 10/4/2019

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