Acer launched the brand new Predator Helios 500 gaming notebook, in India. The Predator Helios 500, features up to 8th Gen Intel Core i9-8950HK with Nvidia GTX1070 8GB Graphics or AMD Ryzen 7 2700 with AMD Vega 56 Graphics; up to 64GB of memory along with Intel Optane memory to increase responsiveness and reduce load times. It also features VR-Ready performance, overclocking, 4K/FHD 144 Hz panels and advanced thermal technologies.
It has 4K UHD or Full-HD IPS 17.3-inch displays with 144Hz refresh rates for the blur- and tear-free gameplay. NVIDIA G-SYNC technology is supported on both the built-in display and external G-Sync Capable monitors, allowing for smooth imagery without tearing or stuttering. For those looking for maximum gaming immersion, dual Thunderbolt 3 ports, and display and HDMI 2.0 ports support up to three external monitors. Two speakers, a subwoofer, along with Acer TrueHarmony and Waves MAXXAudio technology deliver incredible sound and hyper-realistic 3D audio using Waves Nx.
It uses two of Acer’s proprietary AeroBlade 3D metal fans, and five heat pipes that distribute cool air to the machine’s key components while simultaneously releasing hot air. The Fan speed can be controlled.
To play the games in the dark it comes with a backlit RGB keyboard offers four lighting zones with support for up to 16.8 million colors. Anti-ghosting technology provides the ultimate control for executing complex commands and combos, which can be set up via five dedicated programmable keys.
Acer’s PredatorSense app preinstalled on the notebook to get the information about overclocking, lighting, hotkeys, temperature, and fan control.
Price and Availability
The Predator Helios 500 gaming notebook with Intel Ci9 variant start from INR 2, 49,999 while the Ci7 variant is will soon in the market at the price tag of INR 1, 99,999.