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Acer’s Predator G1 Gaming Desktop powers up for VR and 4K with NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 1080 videocard

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Acer today announced its slim and powerful Predator G1 gaming desktop series will include NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 1080 graphics card, the most advanced gaming graphics card ever created.  The Limited Edition Acer Predator G1-710-70001 is available for pre-order starting today exclusively at Newegg and Acer for $2,299.99, with delivery to customers expected by the end of the month.  Beginning July 19th and while supplies last, consumers who purchase a qualifying(1) Predator G1 desktop from Newegg or Acer will also receive a wheeled carrying case and a DVD of Ubisoft’s Tom Clancy’s The Division PC game.

The new NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphics card is blazing fast, super cool, incredibly efficient and whisper quiet, delivering unprecedented performance and power efficiency.  Based on NVIDIA’s new Pascal™ architecture, the card delivers up to three times the performance of previous-generation graphics cards, taking gaming and next gen virtual reality experiences to an entirely new level.

The Limited Edition Acer Predator G1-710-70001 featuring the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphics card is also equipped with a 6th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-6700 processor, 32GB DDR4 memory, a 512GB SSD and a 2TB 7200 RPM hard drive(2).

Acer’s Predator G1 desktops are ideal for enjoying LAN and VR parties with friends or for taking to gaming tourneys, as their small 16-liter size makes them easily transportable.  They are outfitted with numerous must-have gaming technologies and features including:

  • Thunderbolt™ 3 brings speeds up to 40 Gbps to the USB 3.1 Type-C Gen 2 port, providing the fastest, most versatile connection available for huge expandability and fast data transfer
  • support for G-SYNC and 4K2K Ultra High Definition visuals
  • Killer DoubleShot™ Pro for delivering high priority game traffic over the fastest network connection (Ethernet or Wireless)
  • Acer’s PredatorSense software for checking and controlling system vitals, setting up hotkeys and adjusting the chassis’ multicolored lighting
  • a Predator Flare (mechanical) gaming keyboard and Predator gaming mouse