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Acer Predator Triton 500 Gaming Laptop Review

Acer Predator Triton 500 is an attractive laptop with trim sleek design and a powerful features. It packs a powerful 10th Gen Intel Core i7-10875H processor and an Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q GPU into a super slim chassis that host a 15.6-inch, 300Hz display with a lightning-fast SSD, comfortable keyboard and  a long lasting battery.

Acer Predator Triton 500 Gaming Laptop

Acer Predator Triton 500 Gaming Laptop

This Windows 10 laptop also features an Intelligent Cooling innovations, a desktop-style Predator typeface per-key RGB customized keyboard, a reliable wireless connection and an Immersive sound speakers to ensure the best gaming experience.

Acer Predator Triton 500 Key Features and Specs

  • 10th Gen Intel Core i7-10875H Processor
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER with Max-Q design
  • Windows 10 Home
  • 15.6-inch IPS 1080p LED-backlit TFT LCD display with Acer ComfyView
  • Full-sized keyboard options with 100% anti-ghosting
  • UP to 6GB GDDR6 VRAM
  • Up to 32GB RAM
  • 360° Surround Sound System with Dts:X Ultra
  • Up to 1TB PCIe M.2 SSD
  • 720p Webcam
  • Killer 2.5G E3100G Gigabit Ethernet, Killer DoubleShot Pro networking
  • Killer AX1650i Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.0
  • Up to 5 Hours Battery Life

Design

At first glance, the Acer Predator Triton 500 looks similar to the 2019’s model. It maintain its beautiful, clean and sleek chassis made of metal material, with a glowing blue-and-silver Predator logo stamped on the lid.

The slim metal chassis has a stylish cooling vents. Acer make use of its fourth-generation AeroBlade 3D fan technology, with triple fan, five heat pipes, and Vortex Flow. With this cooling technology the laptop airflow is optimized to increase overall cooling and reduce the skin temperature of the device. This means an apparent 33 per cent improvement in thermal performance compared to the previous model.

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The chassis measures 14.11 x 10.04 x 0.7 inches and weighs 4.63 pounds, hence the lightweight, ultra-portable yet durable built.

When closed, you are left with an impressive display, a small deck and a backlit keyboard. The display screen is fitted inside the lid with thin bezel around it to hold the screen to the body.

Inside the top bezel, there is a 720p webcam which manages to find its way on the  incredibly slim top bezel while the thick bottom bezel host the predator logo.

Similarly, the laptop comes with a hidden scissor-door hinges which helps stabilize to lid frame when upright. These hinges are screwed into the lid, and into the chassis of the laptop.

Acer Predator Triton 500 dock host a customized keyboard with a per-key RGB light, touchpad and speaker.

Keyboard and TouchPad

This keyboard uses Acer’s own Predator typeface, which has a see-through concave-shaped keycaps for WASD and features two integral keys to take note of including Turbo and PredatorSense, a cyber-text patterning to adds a futuristic flair to the deck.

The keyboard is comfortable for typing, Below the keyboard sits a small responsive  4.1 x 2.7-inch touchpad with Windows Precision drivers, for gestures like three-finger tabbing and two-finger scrolling.

Display

Acer Predator Triton 500 comes with a 15.6-inch full HD display built on a fully saturates speedy IPS-level panel. The screen comes with a matte finish that cuts down on reflections and high brightness at maximum level.

This Acer gaming laptop offers refresh rate of 300Hz with NVIDIA G-SYNC, a new display technology that delivers the smoothest and fastest gaming experience ever. It also comes with 3ms  grey-to-grey response time which minimizes motion blur for precision target tracking, thus, allowing you to gain a competitive advantage in fast-paced FPS games.

Furthermore, the Predator Triton 500 display comes with 1920 x 1080 resolution, 72% color gamut, and 300 nit of brightness, hence, it offer vibrant colors, and brightness to make up for an excellent display for gamer, and other users.

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Ports

Despite the slim build, the Acer Predator Triton 500 features varieties of port for interface connectivity. On the left side of the chassis, sits a power jack, an RJ45 Ethernet port, one USB Type-A port, an HDMI port, a microphone jack and a headphone jack. While on the right side sits a Kensington lock slot, two USB Type-A ports, a Mini DisplayPort and one Thunderbolt 3 port.

Performance

Acer Predator Triton 500 is built on the 10th Generation Intel Core processor offering up to 8 core with GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER with Max-Q design, hence offering ultimate experiences in productivity, creativity, gaming, entertainment, and collaboration.

The 10th Gen Intel Core i7-10875H CPU clocks at between 2.3 and 5.1 GHz and can execute up to sixteen threads simultaneously thanks to Hyper-Threading.

In addition, this laptops comes with the best supporting graphics card which is quite important for any gaming laptop. The GeForce RTX graphics card is built on the award-winning NVIDA Turing™ architecture.

The GeForce RTX 2080 GPU features a dedicated hardware encoder that unlocks the ability to game and stream simultaneously with superior quality. It is intended for thin gaming laptops and based on the same TU104 chip with 3,072 shaders, 8 GB GDDR6 memory and a 256 Bit memory bus. Nvidia also reworked the Max-Q technologies for more efficiency and improved performance

This laptop performance is also supported by the 32GB of DDR4-3200 RAM and up to 1TB SSD storage. Above all, the Acer Predator Triton 500 is based on a window 10 operating system which offers the best users experience and accessibility.

Other Features

The Triton 500 comes with bottom-firing speakers that offer surprisingly good sound thanks to the DTS:X ultra technology which enables virtual surround sound with any pair of headphones, so users can enjoy an immersive experience whether they’re listening to music, watching movies, or playing games. DTS:X ultra audio app, which lets you optimize the speakers depending on the content type.

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In addition, Acer Predator Triton 500 is equipped with Killer E3100 Ethernet and Wireless AX 1650i. Using the Killer Control Center app, users will be able to manually prioritize apps that require more bandwidth, or let it automatically manage their traffic.

According to Acer, this laptop battery can supply up to 5 hours long-lasting battery life on a full charge.

Acer Predator Triton 500 Price and Availability

The Acer Predator Triton 500 price starts at $1,599. However, the price increases based on the configuration of your preferred model.

It is available for purchase on Acer’s official store and other third-party e-commerce platforms like Amazon.

Acer Predator Triton 500 Specs

Here are a few specs of the Acer Predator Triton 500

General Features

  • OS: Windows 10 Home
  • Processor: 10th Gen Intel Core i7-10875H
  • GPU: NVIDIA® GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER with Max Q
  • Memory: Up to 32GB DDR4 3200MHz RAM
  • Colours:  Black
  • Dimension: 14.1 x 10.0 x 0.7 inches
  • Weight: 4.6 pounds

Display & Keyboard

  • Display: 15.6-inch Full HD (1920×1080) IPS-level panel, (300Hz), 3ms, 72% color gamut
  • Keyboard: Backlit chiclet Keyboard, per Key RGB Lighting
  • Pointing Device: Yes, Touchpad

Storage

  • Built-in Storage: Up to 1TB SSD
  • Optical Storage: –
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: –

Ports & Connectivity

  • Webcam: 720p
  • USB Ports: 4 x USB-A ports (USB 3.2)
  • HDMI: Yes, 1 x HDMI 2.0b port
  • Thunderbolt Ports:  Yes, 1 x Thunderbolt 3
  • DisplayPort: Yes, 1 x Mini DisplayPort
  • VGA: –
  • Ethernet (RJ-45): Yes
  • SD Slot: –
  • Mic/Headphone: Yes, Array Microphone, 1 x 3.5mm jack (one jack for mic-in and one for mic-in and headphone-out)
  • WLAN: Killer AX1650i Wi-Fi 6
  • Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 5.0
  • NFC: –
  • Docking Connector: –
  • Mobile Broadband: –

Other Features

  •  Bottom-firing speakers + DTS: X technology
  • 4th gen Aeroblade 3D Technology
  • Triple -fan Cooling system With Vortex Flow
  • PredatorSense
  • Killer E3100 uses Advanced Stream Detect 2.0 technology

Battery

  • Battery: –
  • Use Time: Up to 5 hours
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