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Acer’s new Aspire “Predator” AG7750 Desktop is intense. With a rugged design worthy of its name, users lift the mechanized face shield to access all the inside components. Those include an Intel Core i7-930 CPU, NVIDIA GTX 470 GPU, 1TB HDD (with three more additional storage bays for 8TB total), and 12GB SDRAM,  all running on Windows 7 Home Premium. Not listed in the features set is stealth camo, but I’m sure it’s in there somewhere.

The Acer Aspire “Predator” AG7750 is available now from select vendors starting at $1999.

New Acer Aspire “Predator” AG7750 Gears Up for World Domination

Aggressive New Design and Souped Up Specs Give the Aspire AG7750 an Appetite for Destruction

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Acer, the world’s second largest vendor in the PC market,(1) today announced its newest Acer Aspire “Predator” gaming desktop PC is armed for combat and ready to do battle in Canada. A force to be reckoned with, the power-packed AG7750-E2112 harnesses the pinnacle of processor, graphics and memory technologies for conquering the fiercest opponents.

Taking bold style and performance to a killer level, the Aspire Predator is designed for avid gamers with a “take no prisoners” attitude. It’s a monster machine outfitted with plenty of ammo, including an Intel® Core™ i7 quad core processor, NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX470 graphics with 3-way SLI support and a whopping 9GB DDR3 memory, which can be expanded to 12GB for blowing away the competition.

“Designed to conquer and destroy, the Aspire Predator boasts a rugged, intimidating chassis as well as super power and speed,” said Susan Hu, retail desktop product management for Acer Canada. “It’s a smoking hot gaming rig delivering eye-popping graphics and dynamic audio for a jaw dropping experience that will fire up even hard core gamers. Plus, plenty of room for future upgrades will assist gamers in their quest to reign supreme in the new world order.”

NVIDIA 3-Way SLI Graphics Pump Up Games With Stunning Visual Definition

The Predator AG7750 is ready from a thermal and power standpoint to take on 3-way SLI graphics, the next generation in graphics technology. Outfitted with the NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX470 with NVIDIA® SLI, users can scale graphics performance by combining multiple NVIDIA graphics solutions in a 3-way SLI-certified motherboard. The motherboard has an installed GTX470 card and can accommodate up to two more. These advanced GPUs run simultaneously to deliver kickass, high-performance graphics playback. The combined power of DirectX 11, CUDA™ and NVIDIA® PhysX® Technologies deliver amazing, cinematic quality visuals.

Fierce Quad Core Power Shreds Opponents

Outfitted for battle, the Aspire Predator AG7750 is power packed with an Intel® Core™ i7 920 quad-core processor that delivers the ultimate speed for gaming, including 3D as well as multitasking and other multimedia entertainment. Intel® Turbo Boost Technology heightens performance by increasing processor frequency by 133MHz on short and regular intervals if it’s operating below power until the upper limit is met or the maximum possible upside for the number of active cores is reached. It also increases energy efficiency by allowing near-zero power consumption for inactive cores.

Gamers will appreciate the 1TB(2) internal SATA hard drive. Adding further fuel to the fire are three additional easy-swap hard disk drive (HDD) cages, allowing up to a total of four Serial ATA 3 G/bs high-capacity hard disks to be added with up to 2TB(2) capacity per single drive for a total storage capacity of up to 8TB. Users can save game files, movies, music and more on the local disks, which can be removed for transport.

The Aspire Predator provides clear, heart pounding sound to ratchet up the excitement of gaming tourneys via high-definition 7.1-channel audio, Creative® THX® TruStudio PC™ and EAX® 5.0 technology.

A state-of-the-art, two-part liquid cooling system protects PC performance even during the fiercest matches, so gamers can confidently push their limits.

Radical Design Intimidates Rivals

Showcasing Acer’s innovation, the dramatic orange and black desktop visually shouts power. The intimidating exterior boasts a mechanized front cover that can be raised up and over the front of the chassis to provide convenient access to a multi-card reader, USB and audio ports. The chassis is also covered by a rugged protective material and has a secure handle for transport.

Opening the case reveals the inner power of the Predator, including striking and highly dynamic mechanical elements and cool lighting effects, such as claw-like optical disc drive (ODD) doors, easy swap HDDs and red LED lighting. An illuminated door on the lower front of the chassis provides quick entry to the hard disks, simplifying upgrades.

Highly Scalable, Well-Connected

Gamers who want to ensure their PC remains on the cutting edge will be pleased to know that the Aspire Predator AG7750 is highly scalable, allowing integration of many advanced components and gaming peripherals, such as joysticks, steering wheels, foot pedals and more. The system comes with a multi-in-one card reader, an optical drive and is easily expandable with an available 5.25-inch optical drive bay and a variety of open PCI Express slots, including a PCI x16, two PCI Express x1 and a standard PCI. The system also offers a host of connectivity options including 11 USB 2.0 ports (five in front, six in back), IEEE 1394, two eSATA ports, two Ethernet ports, two DVI ports (up to six with three graphics cards), HDMI® and various others.

Slick Software Suite

The systems come loaded with Arcade Deluxe 2010™, an all-in-one media portal for managing today’s digital media. Acer Arcade archives songs, photos, movies and videos; Arcade Photo optimizes graphics acceleration for ultra fast photo sorting and creation of memorable slide shows; Arcade Video converts videos quickly for playback on a favorite media player and uploads videos to YouTube; and Arcade Music browses and organizes music collections.

Pricing and Availability

With a starting manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $1,799 CAD, the Acer Aspire Predator AG7750-E2112 is now available at technology and electronics retailers in Canada.

Acer is Canada’s No. 2 overall PC provider(1). More information about Acer and its products in Canada can be found at www.acer.ca.

About Acer

Since its founding in 1976, Acer has achieved the goal of breaking the barriers between people and technology. Globally, Acer ranks No. 2 for total PCs and notebooks.(1) A profitable and sustainable Channel Business Model is instrumental to the company’s continuing growth, while its multi-brand approach effectively integrates Acer, Gateway, Packard Bell, and eMachines brands in worldwide markets. Acer strives to design environmentally friendly products and establish a green supply chain through collaboration with suppliers. Acer is proud to be a Worldwide Partner of the Olympic Movement, including the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter and London 2012 Olympic Games. The Acer Group employs 7,000 people worldwide. 2009 revenues reached US$17.9 billion. See www.acer-group.com for more information.

© 2010 Acer Inc. All rights reserved. Acer and the Acer logo are registered trademarks of Acer Inc. Other trademarks, registered trademarks, and/or service marks, indicated or otherwise, are the property of their respective owners.

1. Source: Gartner data, FY 2009

2. Accessible capacity varies; MB = 1 million bytes; GB = 1 billion bytes



Chris Gullo