Acer Predator Triton 500 hands-on: How to do a powerful gaming laptop right

Back at IFA 2019 in September, Acer snatched the features with the new Predator Triton 500, another gaming PC with a really ludicrous 300 Hz show. Despite your feelings on a display that fast, it caught eye. In any case, luckily, it’s not by any means the only beneficial thing Acer has going on here.

It’s likewise not important to have one with a 300 Hz show, which is incredible news. Whichever board you pick, the Predator Triton 500 is the most phenomenal gaming PC Acer has ever constructed.

Acer Predator Triton 500 tech specs

DisplayFull HD 1080p @ 144hz (w/ G-Sync)
Full HD 1080p @ 300Hz
ProcessorIntel Core i7-9750H
MemoryUp to 32GB DDR4 2666MHz
StorageUp to 2 x 512GB NVMe SSDs in RAID 0
ConnectivityBluetooth 5.0
Killer DoubleShot Pro
PortsHDMI, DisplayPort, USB 3.1, USB-C Thunderbolt 3, Ethernet
BatteryUp to 8 hours
Dimensions17.9 mm x 358.5 mm x 255 mm (0.7 in x 14.1 in x 10 in)
Weight2kg (4.4lbs)

The Acer Predator Triton 500 is thin and insane incredible

Crushing a RTX 2080 into a gaming PC is an accomplishment in itself, yet pressing one into a PC this thin and light boggles the brain.

The mix of Acer and NVIDIA building here has delivered a truly versatile gaming PC with phenomenal force. Goodness, and the RTX 2080 in this PC is overclockable in light of the fact that, obviously, you need more force, isn’t that so?

The remainder of the Triton 500 is an expert, either. You get a ninth Gen Intel Core i7-9750H six-center processor, up to 32GB of 2666MHz DDR4 RAM, alternatives for capacity that incorporate a couple of 512GB NVMe SSDs in RAID 0.

This is a genuine PC that is contending with the absolute best. Yet, it leaves a permanent initial introduction. It feels all around constructed, you have extra extraordinary sauce like NVIDIA G-Sync, the console feels not too bad, and the styling is elegant.

About that display…

Much buzz at the declaration of the Predator Triton 500 was for its showcase. Acer has, for reasons known uniquely to the organization, slapped a 300Hz 1080p showcase on this PC. For setting, the majority of the quickest gaming screens on special today top out at 240Hz.

Whatever your take — and there own Daniel Rubino has given his thoughts — it’s an amazing bit of building. Be that as it may, it additionally helps drive the cost up.

Luckily, for those not sold on the ‘benefits’ of a 300Hz presentation, there’s likewise another choice.

The unit I saw had a 1080p 144Hz board, which is totally fine. It’s still more than sufficiently quick to game on a PC, even with a 2080 inside, it looks better than average, and significantly, it’ll cost somewhat less.

A crazy laptop done right

Acer is no more interesting to putting out some really wild workstations, the Predator Triton 900 and its frantically customizable screen position is evidence alone that the organization despite everything has a desire for it.

Be that as it may, the Triton 500 is a lot more held in its methodology while in any event, bringing comparable degrees of execution.

Similarly, in years past, huge numbers of Acer’s top gaming scratch pad would be these colossal, thick machines, lashed with red accents. All fit the Predator identification well, yet it’s anything but difficult to perceive how they could likewise be offputting.

Acer’s most pleasant gaming PC in years

The Triton 500, regardless of whether in its pre-invigorate structure — which is as yet accessible with an eighth Gen Core i7—or the more current rendition, is the best all-around gaming PC Acer has put out as of late.

It looks great, it’s madly incredible, it’s thin, light, and ticks basically every component box. All without being a “see me” party piece.

Without a doubt, you could contend the discretionary 300Hz showcase fits the remainder of those, yet whether you have it or not, this looks like being a strangely decent gaming PC.

Even better, there are likewise progressively reasonable variations with a RTX 2060 or RTX 2070, which are still bounty incredible enough for gaming on a PC, while keeping a couple of more dollars in your wallet.

The Acer Predator Triton 500 is at a bargain now from $1,660 with a RTX 2060, around $2,000 with a RTX 2070, while the more costly, higher-spec adaptations with the RTX 2080 are accessible straightforwardly from Acer from around $2,700.

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