There's a new version of the Acer Predator Triton 500 coming in 2020, and you might be wondering what has changed under the hood this time around with the Acer gaming notebook.
You might also be wondering how much the new Acer Predator Triton 500 for 2020 price will be, and when the release date will be, and whether or not you should buy one.
Of course, that last bit is up to you: only the deepest recesses of your soul can tell you whether or not to buy a new Acer Predator Triton 500 in 2020. But we can help with all of the essential information that informs that decision!
Read on to learn all about the new Acer Predator Triton 500 for 2020, starting with those all-important specs...
New Acer Predator Triton 500 for 2020 specs
"Powered by the latest 10th Gen Intel Core processors for high performance notebooks and up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER or 2070 SUPER GPUs with Max-Q Design, the Predator Triton 500 is capable of taking on the toughest challenges," boasts an official Acer blog post.
The blog adds: "Backing up that power, up to 7.5 hours of battery life allows for impressive productivity, making the notebook an excellent choice for working professionals who want to play, too.
"Its industry-leading 300 Hz IPS panel with a 3 ms overdrive response time displays all the action in smooth and vivid detail, covering 100% of the sRGB color gamut while supporting wide-angle views. NVIDIA G-SYNC technology eliminates tearing and minimizes lag."
New Acer Predator Triton 500 for 2020 features
The Acer blog keeps going: "The Predator Triton 500 comes with a Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650i wireless controller, E3100G ethernet controller and Control Center 2.0 to push network connection quality up to new levels, ensuring speed-critical applications get bandwidth priority.
"All this power is packed into a thin 17.9 mm (0.7 in) and lightweight 2.1 kg (4.63 lb) all-metal chassis that features narrow bezels and an 81% screen-to-body ratio.
"The notebook has up to 32 GB of DDR4 memory and up to 2 TB of NVMe, RAID 0 SSD storage." It sounds, to be honest, like a total beast.
New Acer Predator Triton 500 for 2020 changes
As for what is different about the Acer Predator Triton 500 in 2020, compared to its 2019 predecessor, the blog post does hype up some new features.
This new 2020 version of the Predator Triton 500 has "the new 10th Gen IntelCore processors, the latest NVIDIA GeForce RTX SUPER and GTX GPUs, and fast display refresh rates of up to 300 Hz on the Triton 500".
It also has this going for it: "The Predator Triton 500 features Acer’s Vortex Flow technology, a new design involving three custom engineered fans strategically placed in the chassis, working in tandem to increase additional airflow while also reducing noise."
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New Acer Predator Triton 500 for 2020 differences
And that's not all! The blog continues: "This is further enhanced by CoolBoost technology, which increases fan speed for improved performance. Gamers can monitor the device’s temperature and adjust the fan speed through the PredatorSense UI.
"The notebook’s innovative cooling system also features an all-metal 4th Gen AeroBlade 3D fan that’s been specially designed to maximize airflow and reduce noise.
"Serrated edges, winglets and a curved fin allow for up to 45% increase in airflow. Adding five heat pipes to the mix, the 2020 Predator Triton 500 ultimately gets 33% better thermal performance than its 2019 counterpart."
New Acer Predator Triton 500 for 2020 price
The blog says this about pricing: "The Predator Triton 500 gaming notebook will be available in North America in May starting at USD 2,199.99; in EMEA in May starting at EUR 1,899; and in China in May, starting at RMB 14,999."
What does this mean for UK prices? Well, PC Gamer reckons we will need to fork out £1,999 for the most basic version of the new Acer Predator Triton 500 here in Britain. Of course, you'll need to pay even more for all the snazziest features.
New Acer Predator Triton 500 for 2020 release date
The Acer blog said that the rollout would start in May 2020 for the new Acer Predator Triton 500, but PC Gamer states that Coronovirus could have delayed this new hardware until June or July 2020. We'll be sure to keep you posted as we hear more.