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  Powerful New Updates To Acer Predator Gaming Notebooks Arrive in the UK.
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Editor’s Summary:


  • The Powerful Helios 300 and Sleek Triton 300 and Triton 500 now offer a range of 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processors and up to NVIDIA® RTX 2080 SUPER™ graphics

  • Acer is also bringing the latest display technology to its Predator gaming notebooks with models offering 300hz, 240 Hz or 144 Hz displays for seamless, tear-free gaming.

London (16th July 2020) – At Acer’s recent online global press conference, the company announced significant new updates to its popular gaming notebooks: the Predator Helios 300 and Predator Triton 300. These new refreshed models bring exciting updates across the board, giving gamers of all levels are now available in the UK.

The notebook lines now include the latest 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processors for desktop-caliber gaming that can be taken anywhere. NVIDIA® GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER™ or RTX 2070 SUPER™ graphics deliver the performance needed to drive fast displays with high refresh rates for blur-free seamless visuals even in the most demanding of AAA games. To keep the notebooks operating at peak performance and optimal temperature, Acer has equipped the notebooks with enhanced thermal designs, new cooling technologies and additional heat pipes.

Predator Triton 500 - Top of the Line Performance that Keeps Cool

Powered by the latest 10th Gen Intel® Core processors for high performance notebooks and up to NVIDIA® GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER or 2070 SUPER GPUs with Max-Q Design, the Predator Triton 500 is capable of taking on the toughest challenges. Backing up that power, up to 7.5 hours of battery life[2] allows for impressive productivity, making the notebook an excellent choice for working professionals who want to play, too. Its industry-leading 300 Hz IPS[3] panel with a 3 ms overdrive response time displays all the action in smooth and vivid detail, covering 100% of the sRGB color gamut while supporting wide-angle views. NVIDIA G-SYNC technology eliminates tearing and minimizes lag.

The Predator Triton 500 comes with a Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650i wireless controller, E3100G ethernet controller and Control Center 2.0 to push network connection quality up to new levels, ensuring speed-critical applications get bandwidth priority. All this power is packed into a thin 17.9 mm (0.7 in) and lightweight 2.1 kg (4.63 lb) all-metal chassis that features narrow bezels and an 81% screen-to-body ratio. The notebook has up to 32 GB of DDR4 memory and up to 2 TB of NVMe, RAID 0 SSD storage.

Vortex Flow: Custom Engineered Cooling Technology

The Predator Triton 500 features Acer’s Vortex Flow technology, a new design involving three custom engineered fans strategically placed in the chassis, working in tandem to increase additional airflow while also reducing noise. This is further enhanced by CoolBoost technology, which increases fan speed for improved performance. Gamers can monitor the device’s temperature and adjust the fan speed through the PredatorSense UI.

The notebook’s innovative cooling system also features an all-metal 4th Gen AeroBlade™ 3D fan that’s been specially designed to maximize airflow and reduce noise. Serrated edges, winglets and a curved fin allow for up to 45% increase in airflow[4]. Adding five heat pipes to the mix, the 2020 Predator Triton 500 ultimately gets 33% better thermal performance than its 2019 counterpart[5]

Predator Triton 300 – Slim, Lightweight and Powerful, Ideal for Gamers and Content Creators

Acer’s powerful but slim Predator Triton 300 gaming notebook has been refreshed to include a 10th Gen Intel Core H-series processor, up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 with Max-Q Design graphics and (up to a) 240 Hz display refresh rate. The 15.6-inch FHD IPS display also features a 3 ms response time, 300 nit brightness and 100% sRGB spec, making it ideal for both gaming and content creation. It further supports up to three M.2 SSDs (one PCIe, two combos), providing an abundance of storage and the lightning-fast transfer rates and speed that gamers crave.

Three heat pipes have been added to the device’s advanced thermal design, which also includes a dual-fan cooling system (one 4th Gen AeroBlade 3D metal fan), CoolBoost™ technology and strategically placed intake and exhaust vents. All this performance is housed in a thin and lightweight metal chassisi that measures just 19.9 mm (0.78 inches) thin and 2.1 kg (4.63 lbs), making it easy to game on the go.

i Top, base and bottom cover are metal.


Predator Helios 300 – Powerful, Feature Packed

Acer’s popular Predator Helios 300 has raised the bar for gaming notebooks, offering the best performance for the money. Now available with the latest 10th Gen Intel Core H-series processors, overclockable NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 with Max-Q Design graphics and a 240 Hz 15.6-inch FHD IPS display with 3 ms overdrive, the newest Helios 300 has cemented its reputation as one of the most powerful and feature-packed yet affordably-priced gaming notebooks available. It also supports up to 32 GB of 2933 MHz DDR4 memory, two PCIe NVMe SSDs in RAID 0 configuration and up to a 2 TB hard drive, delivering the speed and storage necessary to maintain large libraries of AAA games and movies.

Acer’s custom-engineered cooling technology ensures that the device runs at an optimal temperature. The notebook features dual fans, including one newly designed 4th Generation AeroBlade™ 3D fan that reduces noise while increasing airflow, and Acer CoolBoost, which allows manual adjustment of the fans to ensure that critical areas receive continuous cooling. Strategically placed intake and exhaust vents are also included.

Retail Links –

Predator Triton 300 & Predator Triton 500 available now from Currys PC world, Scan, Box, Amazon and ACER Store Now

Predator Helios 300 – Will be available by early August.


Media Contacts Karen Cheslett Email: [email protected]


Lauren Eyre Email: [email protected]


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*Specifications may vary depending on model and/or region. All models subject to availability. *Thermal performance depends on system configuration and may require enabled hardware or software activation. *Non-native response time. Achieved via LCD Overdrive.