Together with up to date configurations of each the Predator Triton 300 SE and Predator Helios 300 gaming laptops, Acer has additionally introduced all new Aspire 7, Aspire 5, and Nitro 5 laptops that will likely be powered by AMD processors.
Nitro 5 will get boosted
Acer’s inexpensive Nitro 5 is without doubt one of the model’s extra fashionable gaming laptops available on the market, and its 2021 refresh seems to maintain that in line, with the choice of kitting it out with an AMD Ryzen 9 5900 HX CPU and a Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 GPU.
Will probably be obtainable with both a 15.6-inch or 17.3-inch show, and have both QHD or FHD decision – the previous may have a refresh charge of 165Hz whereas the lower-res display screen will provide as much as a silky easy 360Hz refresh.
We’ve managed to spend a little bit of time with the potential gaming powerhouse, so in case you’re eager for extra ideas and information on the laptop computer, try our Acer Nitro 5 hands-on evaluation. Full international pricing and availability is but to be introduced, however Australia will reportedly see it in Q2 of 2021.
Aspire and Predator ranges
As for the Aspire ultrabook collection, Acer’s Aspire 5 and Aspire 7 additionally get the AMD therapy, with each sporting a robust new AMD Ryzen 5000 Sequence processor. The Aspire 7 additionally homes Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 1650 GPU, whereas the Aspire 5 options AMD’s Radeon RX 640 GPU.
Each characteristic a 15.6-inch show, slim and light-weight design, USB-C connectivity, and as much as 1TB of SSD storage. The Aspire 7 can pack in 32GB of RAM whereas the Aspire 5 caps out at 24GB. As with the Nitro, full international pricing and availability is but to be introduced, but it surely’ll arrive in Australia in Q2 of 2021.
Whereas not as thorough a refresh, Acer’s Predator Triton 300 SE and Predator Helios 300 each now get the newest Nvidia GPUs, with the previous capable of squeeze in an RTX 3060 and the latter as much as an RTX 3080 paired with 32GB of RAM.
Nvidia plus AMD
Contemplating how fiercely fashionable (and comparatively unobtainable) Nvidia’s RTX 30 GPUs have grow to be, laptops just like the Nitro and Predator collection from Acer are one of many few surefire methods that you may get in on the newest graphics chips with out paying inflated costs because of restricted inventory.
We’re additionally glad to see that AMD’s current triumphs over Intel within the processor house have led laptop computer producers to extra extensively undertake the competing chipset maker’s merchandise in its flagship lineup. Wholesome competitors results in innovation, and we’re already seeing nice outcomes from the reheated rivalry.
We’ll replace you when Acer releases extra info on pricing and launch dates for its new vary of laptops globally.