Acer Introduces New Multimedia Monster, Predator AG3 Series

Acer Introduces New Multimedia Monster, Predator AG3 Series 
SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/10/13 --  
Editor's Summary: 


 
--  Sound Blaster(TM) Cinema and Environmental Audio Extensions
    (EAX(R)) provide immersive, dynamic and realistic sound effects.
--  Cradle provides convenient headset storage
--  Packed for power and performance, offers up to a fourth generation
    Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 processor
--  Provides up to 32GB DDR3 dual-channel memory for deftly handling fast
    frame rates during game play
--  Select models come with up to a 120GB SSD drive that stores the PC in
    its current state, so users can pick up where they left off.
--  NVIDIA(R) GeForce(R) GTX660 Graphics with 1.5GB of discrete
    video memory fuel fast and fluid 1080p mainstream gaming performance.
--  Ample expansion with two available PCI-E x1 slots as well as open bays
    for a 3.5-inch hard disk drive and 5.25-inch optical drive

  
Acer America today announced the U.S. availability of the Acer Predator
AG3-605 Series of desktops offering power, performance and superb
audio for games, movies and more. Targeted at those wanting a
mainstream gaming or multimedia machine at an attractive price, the
Predator AG3-605 Series desktops are available in a range of
configurations with a manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP)
starting at $999.99.  
Putting users in the middle of the action, these new multimedia
powerhouses are outfitted with EAX, a collection of powerful
technologies that provide sophisticated sound effects. Designed by
Creative Technology's world-class team of audio professionals, EAX
creates a more dynamic gaming experience that includes audio cues,
which give gamers a competitive advantage in multiplayer games. In
addition, Sound Blaster Cinema, which is powered by a suite of audio
playback technologies, delivers dynamic sound similar to what's
experienced in films and recording studios. The systems also feature
embedded HD audio with 5.1-channel surround sound. Another practical
feature is an exclusive headset cradle that enables gamers, movie and
music lovers users to hang their headset directly on the machine,
freeing up space elsewhere. 
"Our new Predator AG3-605 Series offers a range of models to suit
various power and budget requirements for those needing a system for
games and other multimedia pursuits," said Frank Chang, director of
desktop product management for Acer America. "Outfitted with
fantastic audio technology and Intel's fourth generation processors,
these desktops give gamers and multimedia enthusiasts a robust system
for enjoying the latest mainstream games, music and movies. Plus, the
inclusion of solid state drives in select models adds the extra
convenience of storing the PC's current state, so users can pick up
where they left off with ease."  
Powerful, Speedy, Responsive 
The Predator AG3-605 Series desktops are advanced multimedia centers
with a cutting-edge chassis featuring orange grooves that visually
shout speed. These robust systems provide up to 32GB DDR3 dual
channel memory for deftly handling fast frame rates during game play.
Offering up to a fourth generation Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 processor
with Intel Turbo Boost Technology, the Predator desktops deliver the
power necessary for fueling enhanced HD video playback and rousing
game play. Whether it's HD or 3D, multitasking or multimedia, these
processors deliver speed and responsiveness.  
For added convenience, select systems come with up to a 120GB(1) SSD
drive that stores the current PC state, so that when the user logs
back on, any websites, emails or documents that were open prior are
instantly restored. Some configurations also offer a Blu-ray drive
that showcases 1080p movies in stunning clarity and precision. Plus,
with up to a 3TB 7200RPM(1) SATA3 hard drive, the Acer Predator
AG3-605 Series can store a vast collection of games, movies, music
and more.  
These machines are primed for fun and excitement outfitted with
NVIDIA(R) GeForce(R) GTX660 Graphics with 1.5GB of discrete video
memory. Built for fast and fluid 1080p gaming, this graphics solution
infuses the latest Direct X 11 and NVIDIA(R) PhysX-enabled games with
stunning visuals and can manage fast frame rates during game play
thanks to up to 32GB DDR3 memory.  
An HDMI port enables connection to a TV or display via just one
cable. Contributing to the clean design, Bluetooth technology
wirelessly connects the system to other Bluetooth-enabled devices
such as headsets, phones, printers and handhelds, while 802.11a/b/g/n
provides wireless internet. 
The audio jacks, SD card reader, four USB 2.0 ports and four USB 3.0
ports were strategically placed for easy access. Plus, an ergonomic
handle on the backside enables users to comfortably move the machine
to a different location.  
Ample Expansion, Cloud Sharing  
Ample expansion is provided via two available PCI-E x1 slots as well
as open bays for a 3.5-inch hard disk drive and a 5.25-inch optical
disk drive. 
Acer Cloud enables access to data on all computer devices from both
in and outside the home, even across multiple operating systems.  
Pricing and Availability 
The Acer Predator AG3-605 desktop PCs are available at leading
retailers with a starting price of $999.99 and a limited one-year
warranty.(2)  
About Acer
 Established in 1976, Acer is an information and
communication technology company dedicated to the research, design,
marketing, sale and support of innovative products that enhance
people's lives. Acer's green supply chain delivers environmentally
friendly PCs, displays, projectors, servers, tablets and smartphones
-- tools our customers need to explore beyond limits and experience
more. Ranked No. 3 for notebooks globally,(3) Acer employs 8,000
people, and 2012 revenues reached US$14.7 billion. Please visit
www.acer.com for more information. 
Copyright 2013 Acer America Corp. All rights reserved. Acer and the
Acer logo are registered trademarks of Acer Inc. Other trademarks,
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are the property of their respective owners. Prices listed are
manufacturer suggested retail prices and may vary by location.
Applicable sales tax extra. All offers subject to change without
notice or obligation and may not be available though all sales
channels. 
(1) Accessible capacity varies; MB = 1 million bytes; GB = 1 billion
bytes 
 (2) Limited warranty agreement applies. For a copy, write to
Acer Customer Service, P.O. Box 6137, Temple, TX 76503. 
 (3) IDC
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Acer America Corp.
Erin Davern
Tel: 949-471-7785
E-mail: erin.davern@acer.com 
 
 
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