Acer Predator Triton 500 SE, Predator Helios 300, Nitro 5: Price, Specs, Availability in the Philippines

Powered by the latest 12th Gen Intel Core processors and up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 GPUs

Acer announces the refresh of its Predator and Nitro gaming laptops: Predator Triton 500 SE, Predator Helios 300, and Nitro 5. All feature the latest 12th Gen Intel Core processors and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 Series GPU, while the Nitro 5 also includes an AMD Ryzen 600 Series GPU. In addition, a one-month Xbox Game Pass comes pre-loaded for all laptops.

Acer Predator Triton 500 SE

The Predator Triton 500 SE is a special edition laptop made for gaming and work. It is powered by a 12th Gen Intel Core i9 processor, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti GPU, and 32GB 5200 Mhz LPDDR5 RAM with up to 2TB PCIe Gen4 internal storage to name a few. It has an all-metal, spartan-styled chassis with enough space for two 5th Gen AeroBlade 3D fans with 89 metal blades each. In addition, it has strategically-placed thermal foams, liquid metal thermal grease on the CPU, and four heat pipes to further improve colling. While the Acer Vortex Flow technology redirects the airflow to critical components.

Acer Predator Triton 500 SE specs:

  • 16-inch WQXGA display, 2560 x 1600px
    240Hz refresh rate, 3ms response time
    NVIDIA G-SYNC, 500 nits brightness
    100% DCI-P3 color gamut, 16:10 aspect ratio
  • 12th Gen Intel Core i9 CPU
    NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti GPU
  • 32GB LPDDR5 RAM
  • Up to 2TB PCIe Gen4 internal storage
  • Wi-Fi 6E 802.11ax, Bluetooth
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • 5th Gen AeroBlade 3D fans
  • Acer Vortex Flow technology
  • SD7.0 card reader
  • USB 3,2 Gen2 ports
  • 2 Thunderbolt 4 USB-C ports
    (supports DisplayPort and Power Delivery)
  • HDMI 2.1 port (supports 4K 120Hz)
  • Intel Killer E3100G 2.5G Ethernet Controller
  • Intel Killer Wi-Fi 6E 1675
  • Control Center 2.0
  • Windows 11 OS

Acer Predator Helios 300

Equipped with the latest 12th Gen Intel Core i7 processor, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 GPU or NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti GPU, 32GB DDR5 RAM with up to 2TB PCIe Gen4 SSD RAID 0 storage, the Predator Helios 300 is one powerful gaming laptop like its sibling, the Triton 500 SE. Upfront, it has a 15.6-inch QHD IPS display with a 165Hz refresh rate or a bigger 17.3-inch QHD IPS display with a 165Hz refresh rate or FHD at 165Hz/144Hz display, and a mini-LED backlit keyboard with a per-key RGB.

Acer Predator Helios 300 specs:

  • 15.6-inch QHD IPS display, 2560 x 1440px
    165Hz refresh rate
  • 17.3-inch QHD IPS display, 165Hz refresh rate
  • 17.3-inch FHD display, 165Hz/144Hz refresh rate
  • 12th Gen Intel Core i7 CPU
    NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 GPU
    NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 GPU
  • 32GB DDR5 RAM
  • Up to 2TB PCIe Gen4 SSD RAID 0 internal storage
  • WiFi 6E 802.11ax, Bluetooth
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Light bar (configurable via PredatorSense)
  • Dual 5th Gen AeroBlade 3D fan
  • Liquid metal thermal grease
  • Acer CoolBoost technology
  • mini-LED backlit keyboard with per-key RGB
  • Killer DoubleShot Pro
  • HDMI 2.1 port
  • Thunderbolt USB-C port
  • 2 USB 3.2 Gen2 ports
  • Windows 11 OS

Acer Nitro 5

The Acer Nitro 5 offers a vast of customization and configuration options. It includes a 12th Gen Intel Core i7 CPU, up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti GPU, M.2 SSD PCIe Gen4 storage with up to 32GB DDR4 RAM, and a QHD display with 165Hz refresh rate and 3ms response time. On the other hand, this can also be equipped with up to an AMD Ryzen 6000 Series CPU, up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti GPU, up to 32GB 4800 Mhz DDR5 RAM, an FHD 144 Hz display, or 165Hz QHD display with AMD FreeSync, and two M.2 PCIe Gen4 SSD slots (PCIe Gen4 x1, PCIe Gen3 x1).

Acer Nitro 5 specs:

  • 17.3-inch IPS QHD/FHD display, 165Hz refresh rate
  • 17.3-inch FHD display, 144Hz refresh rate
    3ms response time
    AMD FreeSync technology
  • 12th Gen Intel Core i7/AMD Ryzen 6000 Series CPU
    NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti GPU
  • Up to 32GB DDR4/DDR5 RAM
  • M.2 SSD PCIe Gen4 internal storage
    AMD version: 2 M.2 PCIe Gen4 SSD ports
    (PCIe Gen4 x1, PCIe Gen3 x1)
  • WiFi 6 802.11ax, Bluetooth
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
    DTS:X Ultra audio
  • HDMI2.1
  • USB 3.2 Gen 1 and Gen 2
  • Thunderbolt 4 USB-C port
  • AMD version: USB 4
  • Killer Ethernet E2600
  • Intel Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650i
  • Dual fan cooling
  • NitroSense utility app
  • 4-zone RGB keyboard lighting
  • Windows 11 OS

There is no word yet on the local pricing and availability of the new Acer gaming laptops. Specs, prices, and availability will also vary per region. Stay tuned for details.

Nathaniel Trillana
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