This is The Craziest And The Most Expensive Gaming Laptop I have Seen

Before we talk about the price of Acer’s latest Gaming beast, let us have a look at what it offers. TheĀ Predator 21 X is a gaming laptop with a curved 21 Inch display. A 2560×1080 IPS Curved Display to be exact. The laptop has seventh generation desktop grade i7 processor and two Nvidia GTX 1080 linked with SLI.

The laptop has 4 DDR4 RAM slots offering maximum 64 GB of RAM and up to four 512 GB solid state drives. Two of these drives can be NVMe PCIe, which is an uncool way of saying that they will have blistering performance.

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The Laptop will have hard drive slots too; standard one will be 2TB.

These are sure eye-popping specs for a gaming laptop (or even for a desktop for that matter); Acer has decided the price of the laptop to be eye-popping too: $8999 (almost 6,00,000 Indian Rupees).

For this price, Acer has added some add-ons to make it feel a bit more like a good bargain. Just like the recently launched Razor Pro, the laptop has a mechanical keyboard. Also, the touchpad can be flipped to reveal a numeric keypad. In the sound department, the company has added four speakers and two subwoofers, and there are a total of five cooling fans to keep the monster-size laptop cool.

It is obvious thatĀ Predator 21 X is more of an engineering show-off rather than a general commercial product. Only the most hardcore gamers can be interested in a gaming laptop that costs a cool $9000, Acer understands it too as the company won;t be mass producing the laptop.

Currently, Acer is has put the laptop on display at CES2017. Starting from next month, the company will be making these laptops only after a customer has placed an order. This will make sure that no laptop is gathering dust on a retail store.

What do you think about the laptop? Share with us in the comments below.

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  1. Connor says:

    This laptop is so big, that the distance the keyboard is off the table will be uncomfortable.
    Not only that, this laptop is not modular, so after you purchase it once, the only thing you’re going to be able to modify at a later time are the Hard Drives. A $9k investment so that it can become obsolete and NOT upgradable.

    For the price, obviously the hardware and monitor make it worth it. But you could literally build all of those exact same things in a desktop for half the price. The fact that you state they’re specing (4) 512GB SSD slots? Like come on Acer, you dont need 4 SSDs. You need 1….. Having 4 SSDs is like having 4 disc drives. You’re only ever using 1, and the other 3 MIGHT come in handy MAYBE once….

    I am still running a 5 year old GTX 670 on my desktop, which can run pretty much any game on maximum graphics at 60fps. Its like buying a motherboard with 4 graphics card slots. Just because it has the ability to do so, does not mean that in any case or scenario that it will be at all necessary. #RichPeople

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