Acer announced new Predator Orion 5000 series gaming desktop meant for gamers with an adaptable chassis for future expansion. The Predator Orion 5000 series gaming desktops feature up to 8th Gen Intel Core i7+ 8700K processors packed with the latest Intel Z370 chipset1, up to 32 GB of Intel Optane memory and up to 2-way NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti GPUs in SLI1 to run high-performance games.
The Chasis of the Predator Orion has transparent side panel which allows users to see and show off the internal component. It is EMI-compliant to protect users and peripherals from potential electromagnetic interference. According to the Acer, the side panel is easy to open that allows users to quickly swap out components and cables during upgrades.
For cooling, it uses the IceTunnel 2.0 airflow management design system along with a front mesh panel with dust filters. In addition, high-speed Ethernet, cradles for audio headsets, and a carry handle for portability.
Apart from the Orion 5000 the Acer also launched the Orion 3000 with up to 8th Gen Intel Core i7+ processors, and up to NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 GPUs, the VR- ready to supports 4K gameplay as gamers. Like Orion 5000 it also comes with 32 GB of Intel Optane memory and up to 64 GB DDR4-2666 RAM.
The Predator Orion 3000 Series features the same attractive design language as Orion 5000 possesses the transparent EMI-compliant side panel1, RGB lighting, blue accents and built-in headset cradles. Heat dissipation, front-facing intake LED fan, mesh cover and rear exhaust for optimized airflow throughout the chassis.
The Predator Orion 5000 gaming desktops will be available in North America in July starting at $1,499 and The Predator Orion 3000 gaming desktops will be available in North America in October starting at $999 in July.