As part of this year's CES show this year, Acer unveiled a Complete refresh of some of its most popular laptop lines including some very attractive power upgrades in the GPU department for its gaming laptops.
Besides updated configurations Of the Predator Triton 300 SE and Predator Helios 300 gaming laptops, Acer has also announced all new Aspire 7, Aspire 5 and Nitro 5 laptops which will be powered by AMD processors.
Nitro 5 gets boosted
The affordable Nitro 5 from Acer is one of the most popular gaming laptops on the market, and its 2021 update seems to keep thatonline, with the possibility of equipping it with an AMD Ryzen 9 5900 HX processor and an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 GPU.
It will be available with a 15.6-inch or 17-inch screen, 3 inches and will offer QHD or FHD resolution - the former will have a 165Hz refresh rate while the lower-screen will offer up to a silky smooth 360Hz refresh.
We've managed to spend some time with the game's potential powerhouse, so if you're keen on more laptop thoughts and info check out our Acer Nitro 5 practice exam . Full global pricing and availability has yet to be announced, but Australia will see it in Q2 2021.
Aspire and Predator ranges
As for Aspire ultrabook series, Acer Aspire 5 and Aspire 7 also benefit from AMD processing, both equipped with a new AMD Ryzen 5000 Series processor. The Aspire 7 is also home to Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1650 GPU, while the Aspire 5 is equipped with AMD's Radeon RX 640 GPU.
Both feature a 15.6-inch screen, slim and light design, USB-C connectivity and up to 1TB of SSD storage. The Aspire 7 can hold 32GB of RAM while the Aspire 5 caps out at 24GB. As with the Nitro, full global pricing and availability has yet to be announced, but it will arrive in Australia in the near future. second quarter of 2021.
Although not as complete, the Predator Triton 300 SE and Predator from Acer Helios 300 now have the latest Nvidia GPUs, the former of which can integrate an RTX 3060 and le second up to an RTX 3080 associated with 32 GB of RAM.
Nvidia plus AMD
Given the fierce (and relatively unreachable) RTX 30 GPUs from Nvidia, laptops like the Nitro and Acer Predator series is one of the few surefire ways to enjoy the latest graphics chips without paying inflated prices due to limited stock.
We are also pleased to note that AMD 'The recent triumphs of 'Intel in the field of processors have led laptop manufacturers to adopt more widely the products of the competing chipset maker in its flagship line. Healthy competition leads toinnovation, and we are already seeing great results from the heated rivalry.
We'll let you know when Acer releases more information on pricing and release dates for its new line of laptops around the world.