Acer has revealed that the notebooks announced at next@acer global press conference this month will be shipping with the latest NVIDIA GeForce GTX 16-series GPUs.
The laptops include the Predator Helios 300, Nitro 7, Nitro 5, and Aspire 7. What will these notebooks see in terms of upgrades with the new GPU? The GeForce GTX 16-series GPUs are said to be built “with the breakthrough graphics performance of the award-winning NVIDIA Turing architecture,” said Acer.
“Acer is excited to be among the first-to-market with the GeForce GTX 16-series GPUs,” said James Lin, General Manager, Notebooks, IT Product Business, Acer Inc. “Gamers, prosumers, and content creators will be able to take advantage of the breakthrough graphics performance the next-gen GeForce GPUs bring.”
Predator Helios 300
Before the new option for the GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, the Predator Helios 300’s top configuration was with a GeForce RTX 2070 GPU with Max-Q Design. It’s clearly a gaming laptop with the combination with the new 9th Gen Intel Core i7-9750H processors and NVIDIA GeForce GPU. Also, it offers up to 32GB of DDR4 2666MHz memory. Finally, it can be configured with up to two PCIe NVMe SSDs in RAID 0, plus a hard drive.
Nitro 7 and Nitro 5
The new Nitro 7 and updated Nitro 5 series is also getting an option for the GeForce GTX 1660 Ti. They will feature the new 9th Gen Intel Core i7-9750H processors with the latest GeForce GTX GPUs.
The way it looks, the Nito 7 targets casual gamers. It has a new metal chassis that measure out to be just 0.78 inches. It has a 15.6-inch display with a 144Hz refresh rate with a 3 ms response time.
As for the Nitro 5, users will receive a Full HD IPS display in either a 17.3-inch narrow bezel display or a 15.6-inch with an impressive 80 percent screen-to-body ratio.
Lastly, the Acer Aspire 7 will be shipping with the latest GeForce GTX 1650 GPUs, too. It’s powered by the newest 9th Gen Intel Core i7-9750H processors and built with up to 16GB DDR4 memory. The Aspire 7 reportedly can handle multitasking between intensive applications. It looks like this PC would work for on-the-go content creators.
Pricing and availability
You can learn about these PC’s release dates and prices at acer.com.
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