Acer has announced PREDATOR TRITON 500 SE PT516-51s 2021 laptop models with 11th Gen Intel Tiger Lake-H processors and Nvidia RTX 30 Series GPUs. It has a starting price of $1,749.99 in the US and will be available to pre-order online from Amazon US, B&H, Newegg, Best Buy etc in the coming weeks.
Expected release date: June 2021.
Acer has also launched Predator Helios 500 2021 models which will be available in August at a starting price of $2,499.99.
High-end models in the Acer PREDATOR TRITON 500 SE PT516-51s series are powered by Intel Core i9-11980HK octa-core processor while the cheaper models ship with Intel Core i7-11800H octa-core CPU. For graphics, you can get these 2021 Acer Gaming Laptops with Nvidia Geforce RTX 3080 or RTX 3070 or RTX 3060 GPUs.
From the manufacturer
The Predator Triton 500 SE (PT516-51s) is a “special edition” notebook designed for gamers who want a machine capable of getting through both the latest AAA games and the work day.
Acer PT516-51s features a 16-inch WQXGA resolution ( 2560 x 1600 ) IPS display with a refresh rate of 165hz supported. The max brightness this panel can achieve is 500nits and it supports a 100% sRGB color gamut offering good color reproduction.
These models ship with up to 32GB DDR4 ram. Using the 2x SODIMM slots, you can upgrade the system to have a max memory of 64GB.
When it comes to storage, you can get up to 2TB SSD storage with RAID 0. The cheaper models ship with 512GB SSD. It uses PCIe Gen4, 16 Gb/s, NVMe SSD offering good data transfer performance.
Acer has equipped this model with 2x Thunderbolt 4 USB Type-C ports. For internet connectivity, this model supports WiFi 6 and has an RJ-45 Ethernet port. Check out the full specs and features below.
PT516-51s-70TP ( Price: $1,749.99 | Specs: i7-11800H / RTX 3060 / 16GB ram / 512GB SSD )
PT516-51s-732Q ( Specs: i7-11800H / RTX 3080 / 16GB ram / 1TB SSD )
PT516-51s-76L8 ( Specs: i7-11800H / RTX 3070 / 16GB ram / 1TB SSD )
PT516-51s-76YK ( Specs: i7-11800H / RTX 3060 / 16GB ram / 1TB SSD )
PT516-51s-72JQ ( Specs: i7-11800H / RTX 3080 / 16GB ram / 1TB SSD )
PT516-51s-9914 ( Specs: i9-11900H / RTX 3080 / 32GB ram / 2TB SSD RAID 0 )
PT516-51S-727Z ( Specs: i7-11800H / RTX 3080 / 16GB ram / 1TB SSD )
Acer Predator Triton 500 SE (PT516-51s) Specs
- Processor: 11th Gen Intel i9-11980HK ( 8 cores / 16 threads / 3.30Ghz – 5.0Ghz clockspeed / 24 MB Intel Smart Cache ) or i7-11800H ( 8 cores / 16 threads / 2.4Ghz – 4.6Ghz clockspeed / 24 MB Intel Smart Cache )
- Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce RTX TM 3080 / RTX 3070 / RTX 3060
- Display: 16 inch WQXGA display ( IPS / 500nits / 165hz refresh rate / 3ms overdrive / 16:10 aspect ratio / sRGB 100% )
- Memory: up to 32GB ( 2x SO-DIMM slots / Dual-Channel / Max 64GB upgradable )
- Storage: 1TB / 2TB RAID 0 SSD or 512GB / 1TB ( PCIe Gen4, 16 Gb/s, NVMe )
- Wireles network: WiFi 6 ( Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650 )
- Ethernet LAN: RJ-45 port ( Killer TM Ethernet E3100G )
- Keyboard: 3-zone RGB keyboard
- Audio & Sound: Acer Purified.Voice technology with dual built-in microphones, Acer TrueHarmony technology, DTS X:Ultra Audio
- USB Ports: 2x USB Type-C Thunderbolt ports, 1x USB 3.2 Gen 2 port featuring power-off USB charging, 1x USB 3.2 Gen 2 port
- Other Ports: HDMI 2.1 port with HDCP support, 3.5mm Combo headphone jack, SDTM Card reader
- Fingeprint Scanner: Yes
- Weight: 2.4kg
- Cooling: 5th Gen AeroBladeTM 3D Fan, Vortex Flow Design
- Launch Price: $1,749.99 onwards
- Availability: June 2021