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Acer dresses up for gaming: habemus new (and powerful) Predator Orion 7000, a projector for gaming and up to a 300Hz IPS monitor

Acer has just presented a huge battery of devices and, how could it be otherwise, the gaming products they have not been neglected. And the company has presented a new desktop from the Predator Orion range, a 27-inch 300 Hz IPS WQHD monitor and even projectors designed for the most gamers. Next we are going to know them all.

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Acer Predator Orion 7000 datasheet

ACER PREDATON ORION 7000

DIMENSIONS

219 x 485 x 504,8 mm

PROCESSOR

Hasta Intel Core 12ª Gen

MEMORIA RAM

Hasta 64 GB dual channel DDR5 4000 Mhz

GRAPHIC CARD

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090/3080

STORAGE

2 x M.2 2280 NVMe SSD ports (up to 1TB each)

2 x 3.5 “SATA3 HDD ports (up to 3TB each)

OPERATING SYSTEM

Windows 11 Home

REFRIGERATION

Predator FrostBlade 2.0 (2×140 mm, 1×120 mm)

AIO liquid refrigeration

IceTunnel Airflow

DESIGN

PCI Gen5 Capability

EMI tempered glass

ARGB Pulsar Lightning for fans, pump and motherboard

CONNECTIVITY

Ethernet Killer E3100G 2,5H

Intel WiFi 6E 2×2

SOUND

DTS Audio

Acer Purified Voice

Acer True Hamrony

2 x stereo speakers

PRICE

From 2,199 euros

Full power

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The first device of all that Acer has presented today is the Acer Predaton Orion 7000, a desktop computer ready to play at maximum power. It has several FrostBlade 2.0 fans with RGB, All-in-One liquid cooling and a design that, on paper, should favor the entry of air.

The computer can be equipped with 12th Generation Intel Core overclockable processors, up to an NVIDIA RTX 3090 and up to 64GB of memory. RAM DDR5 4000. For storage, it has two bays for M.2 NVMe SSDs of up to 1TB each and two for 2.5-inch SATA3 HDDs of up to 3TB each. The operating system will be Windows 11 Home, how could it be otherwise.

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For connectivity, Acer has equipped its tower with Intel Killer 2,5 LAN, which prioritizes game traffic over other network traffic, and Intel WiFi 6E AX211 2×2 MIMO, which is capable of offering WiFi 6E connectivity. Added to this is a huge number of different types of USB ports for connecting headphones, microphones, cameras and other equipment.

Acer Nitro XV272U datasheet

ACER NITRO XV272U

SIZE

27 inches

PANEL TYPE

IPS

RESOLUTION and MAXIMUM refresh rate

2,560 x 1,440 pixels

300 Hz

RESPONSE TIME

1 ms GtG

CONTRAST

100.000.000:1

BRIGHTNESS

350 nits

HDR600: 600 nits

ANGLE OF VIEW

178º

COLOR

90% DCI-P3

1,070 million colors

8 Bit+Hi-FRC

PORTS

2 x HDMI 2.1

1 x DisplayPort 1.4

1x USB Type C PD

1x SPK

1x Audio output

4x USB 3.0

6 x USB-B

VESA SUPPORT

100 x 100 mm

sound

2x 2W

ADJUSTABLE

Inclination: -5º to 25º

Height: 120 mm

Turn: 360º

Axis: ± 90º

PRICE

From 1,149 euros

IPS and 300 Hz

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The second device we have on the table is the Acer Nitro AX272U KF. It is a monitor that, as its name suggests, has a size of 27 inches. It is IPS Agile-Splendor, its resolution is WQHD and its refresh rate is 300 Hz, one of the highest figures on the market, although not the highest.

The monitor has AMD FreeSync Premim And, according to Acer, it has a response time of up to 0.5 milliseconds GtG. It has certification VESA DisplayHDR600, reproduces 90% of DCI-P3 and has a Delta E <1 rating, which means it has good accuracy when reproducing colors. Needless to say, it has a feature to lighten blacks and make hidden enemies more easily visible.

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On the other hand, the device has technologies such as LightSense (automatic brightness adjustment) and ColorSense (adjusts the color temperature automatically). It is also TÜV / EyeSage certified and Acer Vision Care 3.0, a suite of tools to reduce eyestrain.

Data sheet for the Acer Predator GD711 and Predator GM712

ACER PREDATON GD711

ACER PREDATOr GM712

DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT

320 x 320 x 109 mm

3,1 kilos

313 x 240 x 113,7 mm

4,5 kilos

RESOLUTION

4K UHD (3,840 x 2,160 pixels)

TI XPR

8.3 megapixels on screen

4K UHD (3,840 x 2,160 pixels)

TI XPR

8.3 megapixels on screen

LIGHT BULB

RGB LED

Philips 245W

BULB lifespan

20,000 hours

Standard: 5,000 hours

ECO: 10,000 hours

ExtremeECO: 12,000 hours

aspect ratio

Native: 16: 9

Support 4.3

Native: 16: 9

Support 4.3

throw ratio

1.22 (74″@2m)

1,21-1,59 (75″@2m)

contrast

2.000.000:

10.000:1

brightness

Standard: 1,450 ANSI Lumens

ECO: 1.160 ANSI Lumens

Standard: 3,600 ANSI Lumens

ECO: 2.880 ANSI Lumnes

PROJECTION LENS

f/1.7

12,77 mm

Manual focus

f/1.94-2.23

12,81-16,74 mm

Manual zoom and focus

PROJECTION CORRECTION

Vertical, manual, auto: ±30º

Horizontal, manual: ±30º

Vertical, manual, auto: ±30º

Horizontal, manual: ±30º

Four corner adjustment

NOISE LEVEL

Standard: 27 db

Silence: 21 dB

Eco: 23 dB

Standard: 30 db

Eco: 23 dB

INPUT INTERFACE

2x HDMI 2.0 video, Audio, HDCP 2.2

1 x USB type A 2.0

1x USB Wireless Dongle USB tipo A 2.0

1x Analog RGB / Componente D-SUB

2x HDMI 2.0 video, Audio, HDCP 2.2

1 x USB type A 2.0

1x USB Wireless Dongle USB tipo A 2.0

1x PC audio (minijack)

OUTPUT INTERFACE

1x PC audio (minijack)

1x PC Audio (minijack)

1 x USB tipo A, DC Out (5V/1A)

1x SPDIF Audio

other ports

1x USB type A 2.0

1x USB type A 2.0

PROCESSOR

Quad-Core Cortex-A53@1,3 GHz

Quad-Core Cortex-A53@1,3 GHz

GPU

Mali-450MP2

Mali-450MP2

MEMORIA RAM

2 GB DDR4

2 GB DDR4

STORAGE

8 GB eMMC

8 GB eMMC

CONNECTION

WiFi ac

Bluetooth 4.2

WiFi ac

Bluetooth 4.2

SPEAKER

1x 10W

1x 10W

PRICE

From 1,499 euros

From 1,399 euros

Gaming projectors, yes

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Acer Predator GD711

Interestingly, Acer has also introduced two gaming projectors, the Predator GD711 and Predator GM712. The first one is the most interesting, since it projects using RGB LEDs, it is capable of presenting the equivalent of 125% of Rec-709. It has 4,000 brightness limits and HDR10. The Predator GM712, meanwhile, is a more conventional lamp projector.

The Predator GD711S has 4K resolution in standard mode, something designed for watching movies, but it also has two game modes: one for bright scenes and one for dark scenes. This is focused on the user selecting the most convenient mode according to the game they are playing.

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Projector2

Acer Predator GM712

The refresh rate is variable. In resolution FullHD emits at 120 Hz for consoles and up to FullHD at 240 Hz on PC, as explained from Razer. The projection ratio is 1.22 mm and Acer recommends “the 100-inch option with a projection of only 2.70 meters.”

It should be noted that it has two HDMI 2.0 ports, an audio output for an additional speaker and three USB Type-A ports: one for the projector’s wireless dongle, one for connecting accessories and another with a DC 5V output that allows updating the projector’s firmware.

Versions and price of the new Acer gaming devices

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Projector 3

The Acer Predator Orion 7000 It will be available in Spain from the first quarter of 2022 from 2,199 euros. Second, the monitor Nitro XV272U KF It will arrive in November for 1,149 euros. Finally, the projector Predator GD711 will arrive from December of this year for 1,499 euros, while the GM712 It will arrive in January next year for 1,399 euros. In summary:

  • Acer Predaton Orion 7000: 2,199 euros from the first quarter of 2022.
  • Acer Nitro XV272U KF: 1,149 euros as of November 2021.
  • Acer Predator GD711: 1,499 euros as of December.
  • Acer Predator GM712: 1,399 euros as of January 2022.