Acer Predator Helios 500

Framed in obsidian black, the color accurate IPS screen stares right back at you. A perfect view for those late-night gaming sessions. Go the full HD route and you’ll be part of the crowd that enjoys an incredibly fast refresh rate for gameplay that is seamless, fluid and fierce. So, you prefer pushing image quality to its extremes. Fortunately, 4K will do just that. Say goodbye to anti-aliasing and hello to naturally crisp graphics.

Ultrathin and all metal, two AeroBlade™ fans keep your GPU/CPU at a nice, cool temp. Listen closely as they whisper, “game on, my friend. Game on.” Five heat pipes distribute and rid the Helios 500 of its excess heat. With great power, comes great heat—comes incredible cooling. Comes with Four exhausts and two intakes quickly cycle in cool air and expel the heat through a unique design that allows the laptop to be slightly elevated. When the going gets hot, CoolBoost™ gets going. Just activate it and the fan speeds increase based on generated heat, keeping critical areas continually cooled.

BACKLIT KEYBOARD! The four-zoned RGB gives you a plethora of colors to play with (to the tune of 16.8 million) as well as five dedicated hotkeys that you can adjust to your needs. Also includes Anti-ghosting for 182 of some of the most commonly used keystrokes will save you from the potential pitfall of an unregistered press.

Features

GPU
Behind every great gaming machine there’s a divine GPU, hard at work. With next-gen options from both NVIDIA® and AMD, your detailed gaming environments await.

NVIDIA® GEFORCE® GTX 1070
Take on today’s most challenging, graphics-intensive games without missing a beat with a GeForce GTX 1070-powered notebook, driven by the groundbreaking NVIDIA Pascal™ architecture.

AMD RADEON™ RX VEGA56
Radeon™ RX Vega56 cards provide a complete enthusiast class gaming experience with powerful performance paired with the latest display technologies constructed for serious gamers.

Core i9-8950HK1
This 8th Gen Intel® Core i9-8950HK1 processor can be overclocked and utilizes up to six cores and up to 12 threads to make all your CPU-intensive dreams come true.

The AMD Ryzen™ 7 27001 processor
Complete with up to eight cores and up to 16 threads—blazes through even the most task-heavy game sessions.

SSD
Fast systems need fast drives. Avoid potential bottlenecks by equipping your Helios 500 with up to two PCIe NVME SSDs1 in Raid 0 and up to 2TB1 of HDD storage.

Virtual Reality
It’s everywhere, constantly improving and beyond enjoyable. This machine is ready and able, so go ahead and jump on in.

2.1 Speakers and subwoofer
Enhance and empower what you hear with some incredible tools from Waves MaxxAudio® to get the most from the 2.1 sound system. Goodbye mediocre, hello marvelous!