Acer’s slim Predator Triton 700 and Orion 9000 gaming rigs land in Malaysia

Acer’s slim Predator Triton 700 and Orion 9000 gaming rigs land in Malaysia

Acer’s latest Predator Triton 700 gaming rig aims to blend svelteness and performance in one exceptionally slim package. The notebook comes in two subconfigurations. Both have a 15.6-inch Full HD IPS display. Both variants of the Triton 700 also have an Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor, Acer TrueHarmony speakers beefed up Dolby Atmos sound tech, an exquisite RGB-backlit N-Key Roll Over mechanical keyboard and exceptional cooling even under a heavy gaming load via the incorporation of a pair of their unique Aeroblade 3D cooling fans and five copper heat pipes. An interesting addition to the Triton 700 is the inclusion of a Corning Gorilla glass sheathed touchscreen panel located just above the keyboard as opposed to the usual position at the base of the keyboard. The clincher is that they’ve managed to cram all this into a casing that’s just 18.9mm thin.

Where both configurations of the Triton 700 differ is in terms of their memory, storage and GPU. The higher specced Predator Triton 700 PT715-51-74MY comes with an NVIDIA GeForce GTX1080 with MAX-Q design graphics card with 8GB of GDDR5X VRAM, 32GB DDR4 RAM and a pair of 256GB NVMe PCie SSDs in RAID 0 configuration.The 15.6-inch 1080P display also has a 120Hz refresh rate and NVIDIA G-Sync support. The other variant, designated the PT715-51-775U integrates 16GB DDR4 RAM, a 256GB SSD and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX1060 card with 6GB of dedicated GDDR5 VRAM. The display on this lower specced but still highly capable variant has a 60Hz refresh rate on its 15.6-inch 1080P display.

The higher specced Triton 700 with the NVIDIA GeForce GTX1080 card retails for RM13,999 while the more affordable variant with a GTX1070 retails for RM999. For every purchase of the high-end Triton 700 with the GTX1080 configuration, buyers are entitled to get a free TT-e Sports GT Fit Predator gaming chair worth RM1,399, a Predator gaming mouse at RM499 and a predator Gaming T-Shirt at RM99. For more details on the redemption swing by


Predator Cestus 500 & Galea 500
Also launched today was a Predator Cestus 500 gaming mouse that offers an ambidextrous design, 8 programmable buttons, built-in memory to save five gaming profiles and a two-button Omron dual switch that’s rated for a 20 million click lifespan. The USB cable is also braided as well for long-term endurance and if you appreciate bling, the Cestus 500 has customisable backlighting with 16.8 million possible colours and 8 different lighting patterns at your beck and call. The Cestus 500 retails for RM1299.

The over-ear Predator Galea 500 headphones sport 40mm bio cellulose membrane drivers, a gold-plated braided USB connector, a unidirectional adjustable mike and a 4-mode equaliser. This retails for RM1,399.

Predator Orion 9000
Also announced in a sneak preview was the Predator Orion 9000, a massive behemoth of a gaming rig that integrates impressive cutting edge hardware that includes the new Intel Core i9 extreme processors in certain configurations and a 2-way GeForce GTX1080 Ti in SLI GPU array. The chassis has space to support up to 128GB of DDR4 RAM but comes with 32GB out of the box and has a 3TB hard disk along with a 512GB PCie SSD.

The desktop comes with a host of gamer friendly features and integrates an IceTunnel 2.0 cooling system that comes with both top and side mounted exhausts to ensure better cooling. It also has another life saver – wheels on the underside of the chassis for easier transport. The Intel Core i7 variant retails for RM12,999 while the Intel Core i9 Extreme variant will retail for RM28,888 with both variants arriving in December 2017.

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