The Acer Predator Helios 300 and Nitro 5 gaming laptops have a long, respected lineage and earned a solid reputation as value oriented gaming laptops. The latest refreshed Predator Helios and Nitro 5 for 2021 have just arrived in Malaysia that take it to new heights.
Acer Predator Helios 300 2021
The refreshed Acer Predator Helios 300 is an impressively equipped gaming laptop which has a 15.6-inch Full HD 144Hz display, a proven 10th gen Intel Core i7-10870H processor paired with 8GB RAM and space to upgrade up to 32GB while storage needs are sorted out via a 512GB PCIe NVMe SSD while a spare hard disk and M.2 SSD by let you add additional storage later on.
The centerpiece of the refreshed Predator Helios 300 is that it packs an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060, which gives it plenty of pixel crunching punch to handle AAA games.
Add in some hefty cooling in the form of dual Aeroblade 3D fans and you have one heck of a gaming laptop with room to upgrade in the future. This version with an i7-10870H retails for RM5,999. A slightly cheaper version with an i5-10500H with the same specifications retails for RM5,299.
Acer Nitro 5 2021
The refreshed Acer Nitro 5 for 2021 has a similar design doctrine as the Helios 300 with space to add more RAM and storage later on but prioritises a better, faster processor and a slimmer, lighter build.
You get a 15.6-inch 144Hz Full HD display paired with an 11th Gen Intel Core i7-11370H processor, 8GB DDR4 RAM and a 512GB SSD. There’s an additional M.2 slot for another SSD and you can also upgrade the RAM up to 32GB. It also has an NVIDIA GeForce GTX1650 graphics card. This clocks in at RM4,399.
Alternatively, you can get a slightly cheaper version with the same specifications but with an Intel Core i5-11300H processor for RM3,799.
Acer Predator Helios and Nitro 5 2021 availability in Malaysia
Buyers who purchase any of the above laptops before 30th June 2021 will be entitled to free goodies in the form of up to RM100 in Touch ‘n Go eWallet or Boost credit with each submission standing a chance to win a dream makeover by Woody Lab worth up to RM21,000 across three categories.
Acer is also giving away a free 3-year subscription to McAfee Live Save and their Acer SUpercare 2 programme worth a collective RM638 if you buy it during the ongoing Acer Predator League. For more details, check out their official Shopee page at https://shopee.com.my/acer_os_my