Acer Aspire Predator AG3600 designed for gamers on a budget

acer aspire predator ag3600 designed for gamers on a budgetThe new Aspire Predator AG3600 packs a punch with an affordable price of just $899.

The computer comes with Discrete NVIDIA GeForce GT 420 graphics for beautiful video and pictures. The system was designed for users to reap the benefits of the next-generation gaming architecture built from the ground up for Microsoft DirectX 11. The AG3600 is also primed for 3D gaming. While not included, gamers can add a 3D monitor that will work very well with its graphics card.

“Online gaming is gaining momentum as the number of mainstream and casual users grows dramatically,” said Irene Chan, senior business manager of consumer desktops for Acer America. “In addition, media consumption and content creation is increasing along with demand for stylish and practical ergonomics. Our response to these trends is the Predator AG3600, which offers casual gamers and digital media enthusiasts excellent graphics in a practical design at a great price.”

The Predator AG3600 has a modern and clean look and feel, with a black chassis accented with a bright orange strip and a striking vent design in the shape of the letter G for ‘gaming’.

The Aspire Predator AG3600 features 8GB DDR3 SDRAM and an Intel Core i5 2300 processor incorporating Intel’s new architecture, H67 chipset and Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 Technology, which speeds up the processor when extra performance is needed. In addition to an optical drive for backing up data as well as playing DVD movies and games, the AG3600 has a huge 1.5TB SATA hard drive.

There are ample connectivity options with 10 USB 2.0 ports (four on top, six in back), three audio jacks as well as mini HDMI, DVI and D-SUB ports.

The new Acer Aspire Predator AG3600 is available now and comes with a one year parts and labor limited warranty and toll-free technical support. The Acer Aspire Predator AG3600-U4082 has a MSRP of $899.

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