Acer debuted its new Predator Helios 300 gaming notebook line. Available with 15.6-inch or 17.3-inch displays, its matte black chassis incorporates red accents.
Shipping with Windows 10, it offers features and technologies at mid-range price points, making gaming notebooks more accessible. At the heart of the Predator Helios 300 is an overclockable NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 or 1050Ti GPU combined with a 7th Gen Intel Core i7 (7700HQ) or i5 processor (7300HQ). All of this processing power is supported with up to 16GB of DDR4 memory (upgradable to 32GB), SATA SSD and a 1TB HDD.
An access compartment doors on the bottom of the notebooks allows for memory upgrade and storage components.
The Predator Helios 300 also includes a USB 3.1 Type-C port, a USB 3.0 port (featuring power-off USB charging), two USB 2.0 ports, and an HDMI 2.0 connection. It connects wirelessly through 2×2 802.11ac technology, and also includes a Gigabit Ethernet port.
Designed as an entertainment hub, Predator Helios 300 notebook line is ideally suited for both gaming and movie watching. It has 15.6-inch or 17.3-inch FHD IPS displays, and Dolby Audio Premium and Acer TrueHarmony for immersive audio.
It also has Skype for Business Certification. A dual fan system featuring an AeroBlade 3D Fan with ultra-thin metal blades keeps the notebook running at optimal temperatures. Preloaded PredatorSense software provides real time system information and overclocking.