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Acer Predator Helios 300, 500 gaming laptops get a big dose of 8th-gen Intel

With Intel Core i9+ and i7+ processors and overclockable Nivida graphics, these gaming laptops are ready to rip through whatever games you've got.

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Acer Predator Helios 500 and 300 Special Edition

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Acer Predator Helios 300 Special Edition

This update to the company's popular Helios 300 will come in a white body with gold trim. 

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Its 15.6-inch FHD IPS display was upgraded with a 144Hz refresh rate.

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Acer made a matching mouse, too.

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The new Predator Helios 500 combines up to an overclockable Intel Core i9+ processor with overclockable Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 graphics. 

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Acer Nitro 5

The Nitro 5 isn't new and didn't get a design update, but it is now available with an eighth-gen Intel Core i5-8300H processor. 

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Coming soon

The Predator Helios 500 gaming notebooks will be available in North America in June starting at $1,999. Pricing and availability on the special edition Helios 300 wasn't announced. The Acer Nitro 5 is available now starting at $750 with the new Intel processor. 

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