Acer Predator Gaming Desktop Is I4U Top 100 Gift Tip #49

Posted: Oct 6 2008, 7:39am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 10:52am CDT , in Holiday Gift Guide


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Computers are commonly one of the most sought after gifts for the holiday seasons. While the average PC users may go more for laptop computers than desktops, the PC gamer will want to look at the desktop over the laptop system. You can get more gaming performance with a desktop for far less money than a notebook designed for gaming.

The Acer Predator gaming desktop is one of the lower cost gaming machines on the market. The system runs on 64-bit Vista and uses a quad-core Q9550 processor and 8GB of DDR2 RAM. Graphics are via up to a 9800 GTX from NVIDIA and storage is up to 1920 GB. A lower cost system has 9600 GT graphics and a Q9300 quad core CPU. The system also has room for future upgrades as well.

For Whom:

The Acer Predator is a great desktop computer for the PC gamer looking for performance with a more reasonable price tag. The machine also has room for future upgrades.

The Good:

  • Cool design
  • Good performance

The Bad:

  • Not portable
  • Uses more power than a notebook

Where to Buy:

Buy your own Acer Predator desktop gaming PC here.

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