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Acer’s Predator 21X Gaming Laptop Comes With A Massive Price Tag

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If you’ve ever bought an Acer computer, there’s a good chance you’ll have paid less than £500 for the privilege. 

But while the Taiwanese firm is known for its affordable laptops, tablets and desktops, it also boasts a premium range for elite gamers.

And they’re just a little more expensive.

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Weighing in at nearly 8 kg, Acer’s latest gaming laptop is a whopping unit with an even larger price-tag. When it drops in February, the Predator 21X will set you back $9,000 (approx £8,800 including VAT).

That eye-watering RRP delivers some eye-popping stats.

The new Predator includes a 21-inch curved screen with NVIDIA G-Sync, an overclockable 7th-gen Intel Core i7 processor, up to four 512GB SS in Raid 0, one 7200RPM hard drive (up to 2TB), a Dual NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphics in SLI, four speakers and two subwoofers, five system fans for cooling, a full-sized mechanical keyboard and eye-tracking tech.

But perhaps the most striking feature, beside the bulky design itself, is a trackpad that flips over to reveal a number pad.

For professional gamers with cash to splash, this VR-ready laptop might just be the one.

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