Acer’s crazy new gaming laptop has dual GTX 1080 and costs an insane amount


Predator

The Consumer Electronics show is round the corner and Acer has made a couple of announcements already. The most important of which being about the Predator 21 X gaming laptop, which was announced couple of months ago.

They announced that the laptop will launch in North America next month and will cost atleast $8,999. The price will further increase depending on the particular options. On the other hand, the price of the laptop in EMEA regions will start at 9,999 Euros.

Image: PCworld

Image: PCworld

The Predator 21 X has some really high end hardware like i7-7820HK processor, two GTX 1080 cards running with SLI, 64 GB of DDR-2400 memory, 1 TB 7200 RPM hard drive and four 512 GB solid state drives. To add to these, the laptop also has a full-sized Cherry MX Brown mechanical keyboard, four speakers, and two subwoofers.

The laptop is also the first of it’s kind when it comes to the 21-inch, G-Sync-capable curved screen. It features a 120 Hz IPS panel and is limited to a 2560 x 1080 resolution. Acer says that the  laptop uses eye-tracking tech for games like Watch Dogs 2 and Deus Ex: Mankind Divided.

Image: Cnet

Image: Cnet

On the other hand an updated version of the Predator 17 X laptop has also been announced by Acer. The laptop is priced at $2,599 and will come with an i7-7820HK and a single GTX 1080.