Something to look forward to: Acer has announced what will be one of the first desktop PCs to feature 12th Generation Intel Alder Lake processors: the Predator Orion 7000. Not only will it feature the latest processors, but it can also be specified up to one. RTX. 3090.
The Predator Orion 7000 was one of the many new products that Acer unveiled at its Next @ Acer global press conference. The company has never revealed which of the yet to be announced processors will be included in the PC, which is understandable, but given the rest of the specs, we can probably expect the options to hit the flagship models. unlocked and overclockable processors.
What we do know is that the Predator Orion 7000 will offer up to 64GB of DDR5-4000 RAM and graphics cards up to the monstrous RTX 3090. The high-tech hardware case will be a chassis with side panels. tempered clear glass that show on both Predator FrostBlade 2.0 140mm front fans and a third 120mm rear fan, all of which can display a range of customizable ARGB lighting colors. You also get an AIO liquid processor cooler.
In terms of storage, the PC comes with two PCIe Gen 4 NVMe SSDs up to 1TB each and two 3.5-inch SATA3 hard drives up to 3TB each. You also get a 2.5-inch USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C hot-swap drive bay.
Connectivity is provided by Intel WiFi 6E (AX211) and 2 × 2 MU-MIMO technology, while the ports come in the form of three USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type A ports, one USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type C, and two outlets. front audio, and three USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports, one USB 3.2 Gen 2 × 2 Type-C, two USB 2.0 ports and three rear audio jacks. No mention of Thunderbolt support, however.
The Acer Predator Orion 7000 (P07-640) will be available in North America from Q2 2022 and arrive in EMEA in Q1 2022. No word on US pricing, but EMEA cost will start to rise. € 2,199. That translates directly to $ 2,553, although taxes and the like mean it will likely be closer to $ 2,200 in the United States.
Acer also showcased a 55-inch Predator gaming desktop at their event. It includes an optional full-surface mouse pad, along with a stand, headphone hook, cup holder, and two cable management cutouts.
The company also unveiled two 4K gaming projectors with native support for the new consoles, allowing users to play at 1080p with a 120Hz refresh rate on the PS5 / Xbox Series X | S. You can read more about these, including their pricing and specifications, here.
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