The gaming laptops are specimens of engineering bravado with an attempt to improve its portability and practicality. The components of these laptops are expensive and hence fall on a high price zone. The Acer had declared in the event CES 2017, its one of the most astonishing and astounding laptop that any gamer had ever conceived. It’s a predecessor of its old gaming laptop model that is Predator.
Due to its high-end engineering and design with low of features, the world’s first curved screen laptop keeps it on a high price zone of $9000. When compared to other gaming laptop they generally lie in a price range of $800 to $3000. So no doubt the pricing is an outlier.
The major feature of this laptop includes a curved screen 21-inch display with a resolution of 2560 X 1080. This laptop contains some add on which make the five-figure price tag less jaw-dropping. The Tobii eye-tracking built inside along with mechanical keyboard with customizable backlight options and numeric keypad can be flipped over to transform it into a touchpad. There are also additional four speakers with two subwoofers for outside sound performance along with five cooling fans.
This laptop comes with two NVidia’s most advanced GeForce GTX 1080 GPUs. The GPUs are based on NVidia’s VR ready Pascal architecture making this one of the most powerful GPUs available. It has the most powerful gaming rig processor of Intel 7th Generation Core i7 processor with 64GB. Gaming laptops face a lot of heating issues. Acer has taken care of it by providing it with an advanced cooling architecture which comprises of five cooling fans and nine heat dissipation pipes.
This notebook offers 512 GB of Solid State Drive(SSD) memory and 1 TB of HDD memory. The laptop also provides a high quality audio output to enhance the gaming experience. It is equipped with four speakers and two sub-woofers powered by Dolby audio technology. All the units for the system come with hard shell carrying case with sufficient room for its accessories and power cables.
This laptop comes with elusive gaming tools which enhance the customer and user experience. On such tool is the Predator sense which is a single interface using which one can customize the entire gaming experience such as over-clocking, controlling fan speed and modifying from light combinations in their keyboard. Another tool that comes along with it is the software called Xsplit GameCaster which allows users to record and edit their graphic intensive gaming videos which one can live stream on Twitch, Youtube or Daily Motion games.
The large 21 inch curved display feels very immersive in games and provides a wonderful user experience. There are also tons of fun features and extras including a reversible touch/number pad, eye tracking cameras and swappable WASD keys which is an added attraction and benefit for this product. Also the mechanical keyboard which is provided is excellent for gaming.
The battery life is not that good and moving the touchpad away from its previous location is never a good idea specifically for gaming laptops.