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Acer Predator desktop gaming expands with RTX 30 and massive monitors

Acer Predator desktop gaming expands with RTX 30 and massive monitors

A set of new gigantic monitors and an updated set of gaming desktop machines were announced this week by Acer. In the display department, three new Acer Predator monitors came in at 28-inches (with 155Hz refresh rate overclocked), 37.5-inches (overclocked at 175Hz), and a whopping 42.5-inches. Acer's Predator Orion 3000 and Nitro 50 gaming desktop lines were given a refresh, too, with 11th Gen Intel Core desktop processors (or AMD Ryzen 5000 series desktop processors) and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 series GPUs.

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Acer Predator NX and NV monitors get monstrous, G-Sync, and eye-safe

Acer Predator NX and NV monitors get monstrous, G-Sync, and eye-safe

The Acer Predator gaming monitor lineup expanded this week with some eye-safe features and super-smooth visuals. The Predator XB273U NX works with a 27-inch WQHD panel with 275Hz refresh rate (overclocked), and NVIDIA G-Sync, while the Predator XB323QK NV sports a 31.5-inch NVIDIA G-Sync compatible panel with 144Hz image refresh rate. The third monitor revealed this week, Nitro XV282K KV, was aimed specifically at the Xbox Series X and the PlayStation 5, complete with 120Hz variable refresh rate right out the gate.

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LG OLED TV G-SYNC update wants to level up living room gaming

LG OLED TV G-SYNC update wants to level up living room gaming

Of late, TV makers have been competing with each other on adding "smart" or AI-powered features to ride on the wave of trends in the general tech industry. Mostly that applies to things like upscaling to 4K or even 8K, HDR and color management, and frame interpolation. The overall goal is always the same, to offer the smoothest video output possible. That may work well for regular movies and films but game graphics can be a bit trickier to address. That's why LG will be pushing NVIDIA's G-SYNC technology to its most recent TV sets to make them suitable not just for binging but also for gaming on large screens.

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Acer Predator X27 4K, HDR, and G-Sync gaming monitor up for pre-order

Acer Predator X27 4K, HDR, and G-Sync gaming monitor up for pre-order

There's long been a market for gaming-focused PC monitors, with 4K models being the standard for some time now. But Acer's Predator line is here with a new flagship display that raises the bar: the X27 is the first gaming monitor to feature 4K, HDR, and Nvidia’s G-Sync technology. The Predator X27 was first unveiled almost a year and a half ago, and now it's finally available for pre-order, albeit at a wallet-busting price.

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Razer Project Valerie hands-on at CES 2017: 3-screen laptop gaming is here

Razer Project Valerie hands-on at CES 2017: 3-screen laptop gaming is here

The Razer Project Valerie laptop has three displays - and all three are really, truly dedicated to gaming. Each of these displays is connected to the base computer, creating a laptop that's thicker than the company's standard Razer Blade, but all the more versatile as a result. While this notebook isn't the sort we'll be trusting around clumsy miscreants while engaged, the hardware used to make this project a reality is well worth the gander.

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HP’s OMEN X 35 curved monitor invites you to “never stop gaming”

HP’s OMEN X 35 curved monitor invites you to “never stop gaming”

Many of HP's CES 2017 reveals have been centered around the consumer and professional markets, but what about you enthusiast gamers? HP isn't leaving you out in the cold, announcing its new OMEN X 35 curved gaming monitor. This beast of a display clocks in at 35-inches, and HP invites you to give it a spin to “see what your graphics card is made of.”

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Acer Predator Z35 Ultra-curved gaming monitor hands-on

Acer Predator Z35 Ultra-curved gaming monitor hands-on

Acer is on fire when it comes to oddly enticing monitors this year already, starting here with the Predator Z35. This is a 35-inch "ultra-curved" gaming monitor from Acer, rolling with an ultra-wide FHD panel and NVIDIA G-SYNC technology under the hood. That means there's a real-deal NVIDIA G-Sync chip behind the scenes, working in concert with your NVIDIA GeForce graphics card for the smoothest graphics you've ever seen.

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Razer Lenovo Y900 hands-on: rainbow gaming with Chroma spectrum lighting

Razer Lenovo Y900 hands-on: rainbow gaming with Chroma spectrum lighting

This upcoming pre-built gaming desktop season is going to be an exciting one if Lenovo and Razer have anything to say about it. This week they're showing off a collection of devices that utilize the building power of Lenovo and the gaming smarts of Razer - the best of both worlds, as it were. The main attraction here is the Lenovo Ideacenter Y900, now outfitted with Chroma Full Spectrum Lighting. This means millions of colors ready to roll with customizable changing of colors and reactive formulas - all inside a machine that's built for gaming from the bottom to the top.

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Acer’s Predator X34 gaming monitor is coming to the US

Acer’s Predator X34 gaming monitor is coming to the US

Acer's impressively-curved Predator X34 gaming monitor is coming to the US, offering 34-inches of QHD resolution along with NVIDIA's graphics boost. The curved display - the first, Acer points out, to use NVIDIA G-SYNC - has a native 60Hz refresh rate but, unusually, can be overclocked to 100Hz if your system and graphics card support it.

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Acer Predator gaming line expands: tablet, notebooks, desktop gaming

Acer Predator gaming line expands: tablet, notebooks, desktop gaming

Acer gives their gaming hardware a big boot in the pants with a full new Predator-brand lineup. This lineup of devices includes a new set of Acer Predator gaming notebooks, a gaming tablet with four front-facing speakers, and two new Predator desktops. This collection also includes three new Predator monitors, each designed for gaming, all coming near the end of this year. This collection not only includes the newest processors and display technology, it also has a new sharper look on the outside.

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Samsung brings out its first FreeSync-enabled UHD monitors

Samsung brings out its first FreeSync-enabled UHD monitors

It was a promise half a year in the making. Samsung has finally launched its first line of Ultra HD monitors that aim to cater to gamers more than any of its screen lineup. While the 24-inch U24E590D and the 28-inch U28E590D do not flaunt curves like Samsung is wont to do, they do have one advantage over regular monitors, curved or not. Aside from an Ultra HD resolution, these two displays are the first of Samsung's monitors to carry within them AMD's FreeSync technology.

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NVIDIA’s G-SYNC tech finally lands on notebooks

NVIDIA’s G-SYNC tech finally lands on notebooks

Gone are the days when serious PC gaming was only done on lovingly assembled desktop monsters. Now even notebooks have enough muscle to sufficiently run even graphics intensive games. That said, monitors and their refresh rates will always be a problem, especially on laptops where you don't really have much of a choice. Now NVIDIA is coming to the rescue of gamers on the go. It has finally brought its G-SYNC technology to notebooks, promising tear and stutter free gaming on various models from Gigabyte, ASUS, MSI, and Clevo.

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