New Acer Predator Orion gaming PCs aim to keep video streams smooth

With Intel’s new 9th Gen Core processor, the revamped Acer Predator Orion 9000 and 5000 gaming desktops hope to further smooth out gameplay streaming and recording.

The Predator Orion series of gaming desktops seems to be for hardcore gamers. The new Intel processors deliver up to 8 cores and 16 threads. It’s built to “withstand the most demanding gaming scenarios today,” according to Jeff Lee, the General Manager at Acer.

Both the Predator Orion 5000 and 9000 aim to be the powerhouse desktops that game streamers require. According to Acer, the 5000 is an “exceptional” gaming rig and the 9000 uses NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti GPUs. This in turn, along with their processors, make them capable desktops.

Predator Orion 9000 Series

This is Acer’s “ultimate gaming machine.” It’s packing the new 9th Gen Intel Core i9-9900K processor and is planned to support the new X-series processors for Intel, too. As said before, it has the latest NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 TI GPUs and supports over 8K UHD graphics — great news for streamers.

The 9000 has enough space to support up to four graphics cards, so if you want to edit large video files, Acer’s confident you’ll have no problem with the 9000. Additionally, the 9000 offers eight DIMM slots for plenty of RAM.

Design-wise, the 9000 has a black and silver chassis that glows with customizable Addressable RGB lighting bars and RGB LED fans. Plus, this desktop uses Acer’s IceTunnel 2.0 technology to remove heat. How? The system essentially separates the heat into several thermal zones, each with an individual airflow tunnel.

Predator Orion 5000 Series

The Predator Orion 5000 has a lot of similar features to the 9000. Just like the 9000, the 5000 features up to the Intel’s 9 Gen Core i9-9900K processors and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 GPUs. It also has the same chassis design and IceTunnel 2.0 design to keep everything cool.

The Predator Orion 9000 and 5000 are both available now at There are different configurations, so pricing varies.

Sean Berry
Sean Berry
Sean Berry is Videomaker's Managing Editor.

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