The Acer Predator Triton 500 SE is a powerful gaming laptop with excellent specifications and features ideal for high-resolution titles.
Priced at $1,340, the laptop is more affordable compared to other brands with the same specifications.
Acer Predator Triton 500 SE Display
The Acer Predator Triton 500 SE first debuted in India, now available in the United States. It has the same graphics cards like the RTX 3080 Mobile. The laptop has a 16-inch display, and it can handle games at 1440p with over 60ftps and 100% sRGB coverage.
As for its screen brightness, the Acer Predator Triton 500 SE offers 500nits together with a 165Hz refresh rate and 3ms response time. This is notably higher than most laptops that only offer 400nits, according to Engadget.
The display is NVIDIA G-Sync certified, which removes issues like screen tearing. It is color accurate, and it can be used outdoors due to its level of brightness.
Aside from gaming, users can also watch movies and stream videos at high resolution. If you wish to connect the laptop to an external display, it has an HDMI 4.1 port and dual Thunderbolt 4 ports. A single Thunderbolt 4 port can support up to 4K resolution display.
Acer Predator Triton 500 SE Audio
The laptop has a DTS: X Ultra certified stereo speaker. The audio does not get distorted even when it is at the highest volume level.
However, the speakers are not that loud compared to other gaming laptops like the Asus ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED.
The audio output from the 3.5mm jack is decent, and the laptop supports Bluetooth 5.0, which offers a better range and bandwidth than laptops with Bluetooth 4.0.
Acer Predator Triton 500 SE Gaming Performance
The laptop is named as one of the powerful gaming laptops of 2021 by CNET. Although its performance is not at par with a PC equipped with RTX 3080, it still has the best performance on a laptop form factor.
In fact, Acer Predator Triton 500 SE's performance is better than its predecessor, the Acer Predator 700.
The laptop can offer an average FPS of 80 at 1440p resolution with ray-tracing on for demanding video games such as "Cyberpunk 2021." It can also provide an average FPS of 120 at 1440p resolution for games like "GTA 5."
Gamers are assured that there won't be any overheating issues or performance throttling issues. The laptop can handle AAA titles up to 1440p resolution and can easily offer 60fps with graphics.
Acer Predator Triton 500 SE CPU Performance
The laptop is equipped with the Intel Core i9-11900K, one of the most powerful CPUs. It offers a speed of 5.0GHz and 14nm fabrication with eight cores and 16 threads design, according to The Verge.
The laptop was running on Geekbench 5, and it got 1518 points on single-core and 9500 points on multi-core CPU tests. It outperformed the ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE, powered by the ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE, and the ZenBook Pro Duo 15, powered by the 10th Gen Intel Core i9-10980H OLED.
A CPU with high single-core performance is likely to have a better gaming performance. A high-multi-core performance can offer better productivity on video editing, computational tasks, and 3D rendering.
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Written by Sophie Webster