Acer Unveils Predator G1 Limited Edition with GTX 1080, Bundled with The Division for PC
Acer has just updated its Predator G1 gaming desktop, now equipped with a Pascal based GeForce GTX 1080 graphics card. This is a limited edition model, called Predator G1-710-70001, that is now up for pre-order at Newegg and Acer Store. The company is offering Predator G1 with a couple of bonuses including a wheeled carrying case and a free copy of Tom Clancy’s The Division on DVD.
“The new Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 graphics card is blazing fast, super cool, incredibly efficient and whisper quiet, delivering unprecedented performance and power efficiency,” Acer said. “Based on Nvidia’s new Pascal architecture, the card delivers up to three times the performance of previous-generation graphics cards, taking gaming and next gen virtual reality experiences to an entirely new level.”
The Acer Predator G1 gaming desktop sports a 6th Gen Intel Core i7-6700 quad-core processor (3.4GHz base, 4.2GHz turbo), coupled with Nvidia’s flagship GeForce GTX 1080, and 32GB of dual channel DDR4 system memory clocked at 2,133MHz (64GB max via four slots). The storage is backed by a 512GB SSD, a 2TB hard drive spinning at 7,200RPM, and an 8x DVD burner.
Other specs include 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, GbE LAN, five USB 3.0 ports, a single USB 3.1 Type-C port (Gen 2), a gigabit Ethernet port, 7.1 channel audio output, three DisplayPort jacks, one HDMI port, one DVI port, and two DC-in jacks. The desktop runs Windows 10, and requires a power supply of 460-watt. It measures 16.46(H) x 4.33(W) x 13.70(D) inches and weighs 17.64 pounds.
In addition to this, limited edition Predator G1-710-70001 is bundled with two peripherals: the Predator Flare mechanical gaming keyboard and the Predator gaming mouse. It is also installed with Killer DoubleShot Pro software that is designed to handle all the high priority gaming traffic passed over a wireless or wired connection.
The new Acer Predator G1 gaming desktop however won’t come cheap and set you back $2,300. The desktop comes with a 2-year limited warranty on parts and labor.
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