Acer has just announced the refreshed versions of the four of its gaming notebooks namely the Predator Helios 700, Predator Helios 300, Predator Triton 300, and Nitro 7. These gaming notebooks now include a variety of latest 10th Generation Intel Core H-series processors and up to an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER graphics.

Predator Helios 700

acer-gaming-notebooks-refreshed-helios-700The Predator Helios 700 has been upgraded to include either an overclockable 10th Gen Intel Core i9-10980HK or i710875H processor and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER or RTX 2070 SUPER GPUs. It features a 17.3-inch 144Hz FHD IPS display with NVIDIA G-SYNC support.


A new thermal solution called Predator PowerGem assists in thermal management. PowerGem is a special material with 3.83 times more heat conductivity than copper. In addition, the models include three copper heat pipes, Acer CoolBoost Technology, a vapor chamber and two 4th Gen AeroBlade 3D fans.

The refreshed Helios 700 also has faster 2933Hz RAM (max of 64GB) and PCIe NVMe SSDs in RAID 0. For connectivity it has two Thunderbolt 3 ports and the latest Killer DoubleShot Pro (Wi-Fi 6 AX1650i wireless and E3100G Ethernet).

Lastly, the Helios 700 includes WASD MagTek mechanical switches and a set of new racing keys, offering customizability and increased precision.

Predator Helios 300

acer-gaming-notebooks-refreshed-helios-300The Predator Helios 300 now packs a 15.6-inch FHD IPS display with 3 ms overdrive and a 240Hz refresh rate, 10th Gen Intel Core H-series processor, and an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q CPU. It also supports up to 32GB of 2933 DDR4 memory, two RAID 0 PCIe NVMe SSDs, and up to a 2TB hard drive.

The Helios 300 features dual fans, including one 4th Generation AeroBlade 3D Fan. It also has Acer CoolBoost which allows manual adjustment of the fans.

In addition, the gaming notebook features DTS:X Ultra Audio that delivers high-end 360-degree surround sound.

Predator Triton 300

acer-gaming-notebooks-refreshed-triton-300The Predator Trioton 300 is a slim but powerful laptop at 19.9mm and weighing in at 2.1kg. Like the Helios notebooks, the Triton 300 includes a 10th Generation Intel Core H-series processor and up to an NVIDIA GeFOrce RTX 2070 Max-Q GPU.

Its 15.6-inch FHD IPS display also has 240Hz refresh rate, 3ms response time, 300 nits brights, and supports 100% of the sRGB color space. It further supports up to three M.2 SSDs which provide fast transfer rates and speed.

Three pipes have been added to the notebook in addition to a dual-fan cooling system (one of which is a 4th Gen AeroBlade 3D metal fan) and CoolBoost technology.

Nitro 7

acer-gaming-notebooks-refreshed-nitro-7Last, but definitely not the least, is the Nitro 7. It has a sleek metal chassis at just 19.9mm and weighs in 2.5kg. It still packs a next-generation Intel Core H-series processors and up to a GeForce RTX 2060 GPU. In addition, it has up to three slots for M.2 SSDs, up to 1TB in RAID 0 configuration, and up to 32GB of DDR4 2933 RAM.

The Nitro 7 has a 15.6-inch non-glare FHD IPS display with a 144Hz refresh rate and 3ms response. It also features Killer Ethernet E2600 and Intel Wi-Fi 6 offering fast connectivity.

As with the other three refreshed notebooks, the Nitro 7 thermal design has also been updated with dual fans and CoolBoost technology.

The Predator Helios 300 gaming notebook will be available in July in North America starting at USD 1,199.99, in EMEA starting at EUR 1,299, and in China in June, starting at RMB 8,999.

The Predator Triton 300 gaming notebook will be available in North America in September starting at USD 1,299.99; and in EMEA in July, starting at EUR 1,399.

The Nitro 7 gaming notebook will be available in North America in October starting at USD 999.99; and in EMEA in July, starting at EUR 1,299.

Like the refreshed Acer Swift 5 laptop, we’re still uncertain whether we’ll see these updates in the Philippines.

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