Acer today announced the pricing and availability of its highly anticipated Predator 21 X gaming laptop, the world’s first curved screen laptop. Featuring Windows 10 and designed for ultimate gaming enthusiasts.
The Acer Predator 21 X offers a curved 21-inch IPS display (2560 x 1080 resolution with a 120Hz refresh rate), it delivers a truly immersive gaming experience, especially when combined with the eye-tracking technology from Tobii. Taking PC gaming immersion to new depths, eye tracking lets gamers identify enemies, aim and take cover simply by looking at objects on the screen in over 45 titles like Elite Dangerous, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided and Watch Dogs 2. The curved screen also features NVIDIA G-SYNC technology, ensuring smooth and sharp gameplay.
The Predator 21 X lowers excess heat effectively for uninterrupted performance during intense gaming sessions, the laptop also features an advanced cooling architecture consisting of 5 system fans and 9 heat pipes. It also includes Acer DustDefender, which removes dust build-up and improves heat dissipation. The laptop also features the Acer CoolBoost app which gamers can use to adjust the fans’ airflow to deliver extra cooling performance during heavy use and gameplay.
Beneath The Hood
The laptop features dual NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphic cards in SLI and an overclockable Intel Core i7-7820HK processor. Supporting all this power is 64GB of DDR4-2400 memory, up to four 512GB solid-state drives in RAID 0 configuration and a 7200 RPM hard drive of 1TB capacity. In addition, Killer DoubleShot Pro automatically picks the fastest network connection (Ethernet or wireless) and sends all high priority traffic over that interface while standard traffic is sent over the other. This ensures the highest priority traffic will always be put on the fastest and most reliable link.
On Sale in February
North America prices starting at $8,999 (R 123,000) EMEA prices starting at €9,999 (R 143,000)