Acer’s updated ConceptD range is fantastic news for content creators

Acer has announced that its line of ConceptD laptops and computers will be refreshed to include the latest generations of hardware from Nvidia and Intel.

The range primarily targets creative professionals who have above-average hardware requirements for their work or hobbies, including powerful graphics cards and high-performance processors to perform tasks such as 3D rendering.

Updated versions of the ConceptD 5 and ConceptD 5 Pro laptops will come with a 16-inch OLED display and 12th Gen Intel Core i7 processor, along with a choice of Nvidia RTX A5500 or Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 Ti. . They also include up to 32GB of fast LPDDR5 memory and up to 2TB of M.2 SSD storage.

These laptops will have the Nvidia Studio badge to easily identify them as creative workstations, which also means they’ll already come equipped with plenty of perks for creatives, such as Studio and Nvidia Omniverse drivers for project work. collaborative.

The new ConceptD 5 laptop will be available in North America in August 2022 from $2,499.99 (about £2,000 / AU$3,500) and in Europe, Middle East and Africa in June from €2,399.

Meanwhile, the ConceptD 5 Pro laptop will be available in Europe, the Middle East and Africa in September 2022 starting at €2,599 (about $2,700 / £2,200 / AU$3,900). No date has been officially announced for the availability of the Acer ConceptD 5 Pro in other regions such as the United States.

Bring the desktops

A lifestyle image of a young woman using an Acer ConceptD 100 desktop computer

(Image credit: Acer)

The updated ConceptD 500 desktop will now also offer a 12th Gen Intel Core i9 processor and a choice of Nvidia RTX A4000 or GeForce RTX 3070 GPUs. have it with up to 128 GB of 3200 Mhz of RAM.

Storage space is no joke either, as up to 4TB of M.2 SSD storage and up to a 4TB hard drive are available, although you can always replace those with options from more storage if this is insufficient for your needs.

Pricing for the new ConceptD 500 desktop will start at €1,199 / £1,899 (approx $1,260 / AU$1,800), with release dates in Europe, the Middle East and Africa slated for September 2022. Acer has also revealed that shipments to China are not expected until the fourth quarter, and no shipping estimates were provided for those living in regions like North America or Australia.

If you wanted something a little more compact, the ConceptD 100 desktop lineup has been refreshed to include a choice of 12th Gen Intel Core i5 or Core i7 processors and an Nvidia T400 or T1000 professional GPU.

Acer says this range was developed with 2D and 3D content creators in mind, so they will now support up to 128GB of DDR4 3200Mhz memory to run demanding applications, and up to a 2TB hard drive and a 2TB M.2 SSD for saving large files.

This should make them well suited for 3D modeling and CAD work, while also saving desk space if you’re working in a cramped studio environment or in a cubicle. You can buy one in Europe (including the UK), Middle East and Africa from September 2022 from €999 / £899 (about $1,050 / AU$1,500).

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