Acer Showcases Latest Predator Hardware at IEM Sydney 2019

 Acer returns to IEM Sydney for the third year in a row as the exclusive PC partner for the event.

To mark the occasion, Acer has announced the local launch of three new Predator machines; the Helios 300, Triton 500, and the Orion 9000 with RTX 2080 Ti GPU. 

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Helios 300

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The new Helios 300 redefines what a midrange notebook looks like. Boasting new 9th Gen Intel Core i7 processors, it can come equipped with either an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 or GTX 1660 Ti GPU. It also boasts up to 32GB of DDR4 2666MHz memory, making it a powerhouse for AAA gaming.

The Triton 500 is a slimmed down 15.6-inch gaming notebook with an all-metal chassis that doesn’t comprise on performance. It features up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 GPUs, 9th Gen Intel Core i7 processors, NVMe PCIe RAID 0 SSDs, and up to 32GB DDR4 memory.

With an overclockable and VR-ready CPU, gamers can enjoy the most cutting-edge gaming experiences with fluid gameplay powered by NVIDIA G-SYNC technology with the RTX 2080 GPU.

The updated Orion 9000 is also now available in Australia with the latest 8thGen Intel processors. It also contains two of NVIDIA’s powerful RTX 2080 Ti GPUs, capable of real-time ray tracing, AI and programmable shading. The Orion 9000 provides the ultimate capability for the toughest gaming and mega-tasking requirements possible today.

A Predator Prowls IEM Sydney 2019

Fans attending IEM Sydney 2019 this weekend can head down to the Predator Fort on the show floor to experience the power behind these PCs for themselves.

In addition to that, fans will also have the chance to preview the innovative Helios 700 and its HyperDrift forward-sliding keyboard, as featured at Acer’s Global Press Conference in April.

And if that’s not enough, you can also compete for prizes by battling live in the Predator Thronos gaming chair.

IEM Sydney 2019 is happening this weekend at Qudos Bank Arena. Tickets are available via the official IEM website.


 Jayden Williams travelled to Sydney, Australia as a guest of Acer. All accommodation and meals were provided by Acer.

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Jayden Williams
I started playing video games on my grandmother's Sega Master System (go, Alex Kidd!) and after almost 3 decades haven't looked back. I've written for various gaming outlets over the years and enjoy playing across all console platforms and genre types, though have a penchant for action/adventure, RPGs and loot-shooters. Pokémon is my favourite franchise and was there at the birth of the infamous 'rare candy' hack.

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