In a special event at the High Grounds Cafe in Quezon City, Acer introduced its latest slim and powerful gaming laptop for the Philippine market. Meet the Predator Triton 700.
Thanks to NVIDIA’s Max Q technology, The Triton 700 is able to utilize a powerful desktop-grade graphics card while maintaining an extremely slim form factor at 18mm.
Ports? this machine has all the basics covered. There’s an HDMI port, a single USB 2.0 port, 3 USB 3.0 ports, a Thunderbolt port, and a Display Port. The mechanical keyboard also features slim keys and customizable RGB lighting.
The Triton 700 has a 15.6-inch Full HD display with up to 120Hz refresh rate which ensures fluid gameplay, as well as rich and vibrant content. Under the hood is a 7th-Gen Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor along with up to 32GB of DDR4 RAM for efficient multi-tasking, and up to two 512GB SSDs for lightning-fast boot times.
An NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060/1080 GPU with 6GB/8GB of graphics memory ensures that you can play today’s most demanding titles at the highest possible settings. In terms of cooling, the Triton 700 features an advanced thermal design that utilizes twin aeroblade 3D fans with the thinnest blades at 0.1mm which provides 35% enhanced airflow, along with six heat pipes and four heatsinks. All providing hyper-efficient cooling for consistent performance even during prolonged periods of gaming.
“When we engineered the Triton 700, we really took into consideration the needs and wants of gaming enthusiasts, extreme performance was a given. On top of that, we made sure that the Triton 700 was conveniently portable and housed in one robust yet refined machine.” – JB Aquino, Marcomms Lead, Predator Philippines.
Acer also announced two new peripherals which will be available locally: The Cestus 500 gaming mouse with customizable RGB lighting (PhP3,500) and click sensitivity adjustment, and the Galea 500 Gaming Headset with 7.1 surround sound (PhP15,000).
Acer Predator Triton 700 Specs
- Intel Core i7-770HQ Processor
- 16GB of DDR4 2400MHz RAM
- 512GB PCIe Gen3 NVMe SSD
- 15.6-inch Full HD IPS Display, 60Hz
- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 with 6GB of GDDR5 VRAM
- Intel Core i7-770HQ Processor
- 32GB of DDR4 2400MHz RAM
- 2 x 512GB PCIe Gen3 NVMe SSD
- 15.6-inch Full HD IPS Display, 120Hz
- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q with 8GB of GDDR5 VRAM
Both variants will be available for pre-order online through the following re-sellers (Units are expected to arrive from 30 to 45 days upon ordering):
- Columbia Computers
- Concept Computers
- PC Corner
- PC Express
- Thinking Tools
The Triton 700 GTX 1060 variant is priced at PhP134,999 and comes with a Predator Cestus 500 mouse along with PhP3,000-worth of Steam credits for a limited time.
The GTX 1080 variant on the other hand, is priced at PhP229,999.00, and also comes with a Predator Cestus 500 mouse, a Predator Galea 500 gaming headset, and PhP5,000-worth of Steam credits.
For more information, you may visit the Predator Philippines Facebook Page.
Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.