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Acer’s new Predator Orion 9000 is the over the roof rig and the Predator X35 ultra-wide curved display for the ultimate gaming experience

cjmagowan  —  1 year ago ( Aug 31, 2017 )    |    Computing, Featured, News, Technology

Who said that Desktop PC is dead? Those who believed the notion probably are living in a cave or something as desktop computing isn’t just alive, it’s hell-freaking insane with customization and power. And if gaming is your hobby then you need all the power and performance that current PC technologies has, and Acer as of the top-tier player in PC gaming got you covered with the new Predator Orion 9000.

Predator Orion 9000

Acer claims the Predator Orion 9000 as one and the most powerful Gaming Rig to date and they aren’t bluffing. The new Gaming desktop unit just got an Intel Core i9 processor at its heart with just 18-cores with 36 threads. If you think that’s just bluntly stated, then you might want to reconsider it with its 128GB of DDR4 RAM support in Quad-Channel configuration. Just as huge as the things we’ve mentioned, add a 42TB of storage for an ultimate complete package.

With that primary processing power, you’d want your games work seamless and probably want the highest fps at this point, Acer provides with a number of options that you’d wish to go, one with an Nvidia GTX 1080Ti’s or go two of this GPU in SLI or with just went to the extreme and opt for up to four Radeon RX Vega cards.

With such configuration, the system obviously heats up as soon as you turn on the machine and Acer got that overheating issue covered with its own Ice Tunnel 2.0 cooling system with LED equipped 120mm fans to take in and blow out air from four strategical location around the case.

Striking as it is, the Predator Orion 9000 case still features an armor-plated design with LED lights and the illuminated Predator logo on the front for bad-ass looks. One side of the case plainly covered by its metal sheet, the other side however is transparent that showcase its high-powered and obviously expensive innards.

Up top, are the easy to access USB ports and audio port and the two handles to help you carry it around. Before we miss this, the Orion 9000 comes with roller wheels at the bottom, giving that it house some of the biggest components around, it should weighs heavy so the wheels could at least help you carry or move around.

Predator X35

A premium rig requires a premium display for the ultimate gaming experience and the new Predator X35 delivers that promise. It’s 35-inch ultra-wide curved quantum-dot display with a WQHD (3440 x 1440) resolution and a refresh rate up to 200Hz, 21:9 Aspect Ratio, 4ms response time, G-Sync support, 1000nits of brightness and Acer’s HDR Ultra Technology optimum contrast and better saturated color gamut of up to 90% of the DCI-P3 color standard.

As Acer calls it as the “Predator GameView”,it comes with a number of predefined and customizable display presets optimized for the best possible gaming environment. Connectivity includes DisplayPort 1.4 and HDMI 2.0 port and a VESA mount if you plan to add Surround sound into the build.

Prices for the Predator X35 is yet to be announced but at this setup, expect them to be high at least. As for the Predator Orion 9000, the price for the setup starts at $2,000 and up to $3,000 if you opt to include everything available for the ultimate configuration.