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Acer brings Intel’s 8-core, 9th-gen processor to its Predator Orion desktops

The new Intel 8-core 9th-gen processor in the Acer Predator Orion puts more power in the hands of gamers and should make for seamless gameplay in the most demanding situations.
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The upcoming Acer Predator Triton 900 laptop has a display that flips

Although it wasn’t included in Acer’s product reveal during IFA 2018, the company provided a sneak peek for a gaming laptop called the Predator Triton 900. We don’t know any hardware specifics outside its unique display.
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Designed to engulf players, Acer’s Predator Thronos is a titan of a gaming chair

Part of Acer’s gaming lineup during IFA 2018 is the Predator Thronos Gaming Chair. Although the name resembles that of an evil world-killing villain, this chair is just as titanic in nature as it cradles the player.
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Acer OJO 500 Windows Mixed Reality headset lets you straddle real, virtual worlds

Acer launched the OJO 500 as its newest Windows Mixed Reality headset at IFA. The OJO 500's unique sound pipe helps you stay aware of sounds in your physical surroundings even as you journey into the virtual world.
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Acer targets gamers with new color-rich 4K Predator and Nitro monitors

Acer unveiled four new displays targeted at gamers under the Predator and Nitro brands. The two flagship monitors support 4K resolution, HDR, and fast 144Hz refresh rate. You can also choose between FreeSync or G-Sync support.
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You don't have to spend a fortune on a PC. These are the best laptops under $300

Buying a laptop needn't mean spending the world. If you're just looking to browse the internet, answer emails and watch Netflix, you can pick up a great laptop for not too much. These are the best laptops under $300.
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These gaming monitors will transport you to another dimension

What are the best gaming monitors you can buy right now? We select five that are all priced under $900 packing premium technologies like G-SYNC and FreeSync, high resolutions, and fast refresh rates.
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Acer crams a Ryzen 7 CPU, discrete RX Vega 56 graphics into a 17-inch laptop

After previously flooding the press with new laptops and desktops, Acer returns with one laptop and two desktops for gamers. They're AMD variants of products introduced last week, including a laptop with AMD's RX Vega 56 GPU.
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Acer’s new lineup includes white gaming laptop and Pixelbook-esque Chromebook

The annual Next@Acer press event revealed Acer's updated desktop and laptop portfolio for gamers, pros, and students. The rollout includes the Swift 5 notebook, a desktop packing two GeForce GTX 1080 Ti graphics cards, and more.
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Alexa makes herself at home on a variety of new Acer laptops

Acer has added Alexa support to its various ranges of laptops, making it possible for owners to talk to their laptop and ask it questions in a manner previous reserved for stand-alone hardware.
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Acer’s new 4K, HDR, 144Hz G-Sync gaming monitor will cost $2,000

Acer's new Predator x27 G-Sync gaming monitor is just about everything you could want in a display. It's 4K, has a 144Hz refresh rate, and has full HDR support. But you will have to pay a premium for it.
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Can Acer's Switch 7 unseat Microsoft's powerful Surface Book 2?

Both Microsoft and Acer have attempted to pack real gaming performance into flexible 2-in-1 formats, but they've taken very different approaches. Which of these to innovative machines is the better choice for you?
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Acer Switch 7 Black Edition vs. Microsoft Surface Pro

The Acer Switch 7 Black Edition is a detachable tablet 2-in-1 with a trick up its sleeve -- a discrete GPU that promises decent entry-level gaming. Is that enough to make it a better tablet than Microsoft's Surface Pro?
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Laptop kickstands don’t need to be fancy, they just need to work

Acer's Switch 7 Black Edition tablet has a complicated kickstand that's meant to make things easier, but it really just makes things a bit clumsy. It shows how over-engineering can make for a lesser experience.
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Want a PC you can reach out and touch? These are the best touchscreen laptops

The best touchscreen laptops aren't locked to 2-in-1s and convertibles, but include clamshell designs too. We pick the best touchscreen clamshells you can find in 2018, ranging from Windows 10 PCs to Chromebooks.
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Acer, Dell slash gaming laptop prices to make room for new Intel models

Acer and Dell are slashing gaming laptop prices for a limited time. Acer is selling the Nitro 5 with a Core i5-7300HQ processor and a discrete GTX 1050 Ti graphics chip for dirt-cheap. Dell has a similar model with a GTX 1060.
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The battle of gaming 2-in-1s: Dell XPS 15 2-in-1 vs. Acer Nitro 5 Spin

Acer's Nitro 5 Spin tries its hardest to be both a good convertible 2-in-1 and a legit gaming notebook. It's not the first laptop to make that attempt, so let's check out our comparison to see if Dell's XPS 15 2-in-1 beat it at either game.
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Best 2-in-1 for gaming? Here's how Acer's Nitro 5 Spin compares to the Yoga 720

Acer's Nitro 5 Spin tries its hardest to be both a gaming notebook and a convertible 2-in-1, and it fails to be a great example of either. Does the Lenovo Yoga 720 15 do a better job of straddling that fence?