Acer Announces Desktop PC Acer Aspire GX-281 Powered by AMD Ryzen 5 processor
Acer one of the early adopters of AMD Ryzen processors, announced today the U.S. availability of the Acer Aspire GX-281 desktop PC powered by an AMD Ryzen5 processor. The new AMD Ryzen R5-1400 processor boasts four cores and 8 threads to deliver a max turbo core speed of 3.4GHz and enough power to support up to a 4K resolution monitor for the ultimate in vibrant visuals or up to four monitors to deepen gaming immersion and enhance multi-tasking. Working in tandem with powerful NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 graphics and 8GB DDR4 memory (upgradable to 64GB DDR4), the Acer Aspire GX-281 can take on the latest games, including 3D and VR titles. Based on the NVIDIA Pascal architecture, it delivers up to 3X faster performance than the prior generation GPU during VR gaming.
A front access USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C port enables quick and easy plug in, while two SuperSpeed USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type A ports deliver twice the effective data throughput performance of the existing SuperSpeed USB for quick data transfers and downloads. The system also provides four USB 2.0 ports for connecting to peripherals, while HDMI and DisplayPort support the latest displays. Three audio jacks support up to three headsets for gaming matches with friends and family. Bluetooth 4.0 LE works with wireless headsets, game sticks, mice, keyboards and more, while 802.11ac2 wireless provides a fast Internet connection.The armor-shaped black chassis is highlighted with red arrow-like design features and red front LED lights for a commanding look and appeal. A 1TB hard drive offers lots of room for archiving files and apps, while an optical drive provides excellent storage backup as well as music and movie playback. Acer Aspire GX-281 desktop PC offers mainstream power, performance and pricing to customers wanting to enjoy gaming, 3D movies, virtual reality (VR) apps and other graphic-intensive applications within budget. The Acer Aspire GX-281-UR11 gaming desktop is available with Windows 10 Home 64-bit at $799 MSRP with a limited one-year parts and labor warranty.