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Acer Announces $8,999 Gaming Notebook, the Predator 21 X with a Curved Screen
      #49765 - 01/03/17 07:05 PM

Acer today announced the availability of its most unique gaming laptop to date, the Predator 21 X. It's the world's first curved screen notebook with integrated eye-tracking technology. It features 7thGeneration Intel Core i7 processor, five cooling fans and dual NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 GPUs in SLI. Here's more info:

As the world's first notebook to offer a curved 21-inch IPS display (2560 x 1080 resolution with a 120Hz refresh rate), it delivers a truly immersive gaming experience, especially when combined with the notebook's eye-tracking technology from Tobii. Taking PC gaming immersion to new depths, eye tracking lets gamers identify enemies, aim and take cover simply by gazing at objects on the screen in more than 45 titles like Elite Dangerous, Deus Ex: Mankind Dividedand WATCH_DOGS 2. The curved screen also features NVIDIA G-SYNC technology, ensuring smooth and sharp gameplay.

The Predator 21 XGX21-71 features dual NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphic cards in SLI and an overclockable 7th Generation Intel Core i7-7820HK processor. It also features 64GB of DDR4-2400 memory, up to four 512GB solid state drives in RAID 0 configuration (including 2 NVMe PCIe SSDs which are up to 5x faster than SATA SSDs) and a 1TB 7200 RPM hard drive. In addition, it offers Killer DoubleShot Pro and Thunderbolt 3.

The laptop offers full-sized mechanical keyboard features Cherry MX Brown switches with individually programmable backlit keys, offering 16.7 million color options. Customers can swap out the black W, A, S and D keys with teal ones using the included accessory kit. Itsunique numeric keypad can be flipped over and used as a Precision Touchpad. Tthe Predator 21 X features a new three-way (tweeter, midrange, woofer) audio design which produces Hi-Fi quality sound and is powered by four speakers (two tweeters, two midrange) and 2 subwoofers to produce a full spectrum of sound.

Price and Availability

The Predator 21 X will be available in North America in February with U.S. prices starting at $8,999. For safe transport and storage, each Predator 21 X ships with a custom ultra-durable hard-shell carrying case which securely stores the notebook and accessories. For more info visit


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