$9000 Acer Predator X21 | The INSANE GAMING LAPTOP

Every wondered how a $9000 laptop looks like? Say no more, here’s Acer Predator X21 for you.  Acer Predator is an insane gaming laptop which costs $9000.

There are lot of insane and crazy things  going on over there at CES 2017  and Acer Predator X21 is one of them. Acer announced the pricing and availability of this beast machine.

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Here are some highlights of Acer Predator X21

Curved Display

It is such a powerful laptop that it will outperform many high end gaming desktops. It sports a 2000R Curved 21 inch display with a resolution of 2560×1080-pixel and 21:9 aspect ratio. The refresh rate of the screen is 120Hz.

Acer Predator X21 weights 8 Kilograms

Full Size Mechanical Keyboard

Yes, this laptop has a full size mechanical keyboard with Cherry MX switches which will be loved by games because of the comfort associated with mechanical keyboards. And who wouldn’t like a mechanical keyboard with RGB lighting. Yes, the keyboard has RGB LEDs under every key which can be controlled individually.

That’s not it. The Acer Predator X21 also has a right handed touchpad which flips to a Numpad as well which is not mechanical.

Acer Predator X21 Has 5 Fans in it

Processors and Storages

CPU – The laptop packs a Core i7 7820 HK processor which can be overclocked (For those who didn’t already figure out by the model)

RAM – The memory also can blow away desktop memories easily. Acer Predator X21 features 64 GB of DDR4 Memory

GPU – Another insane component of the laptop is graphics processor. It has DUAL GTX 1080s in SLI 8GB GDDRx. GPU is also overclockable.

Storage  – Laptop has 1 TB of SSD RAID configuration with  a 1 TB hard drive. You can also expand storage as there are 5 slots available.

Acer Predator X21 uses 2 power supplies


  • 21 inch Curved Screen
  • 21:9 aspect ratio
  • 120 Hz refresh rate
  • Two Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080
  • Core i7 7820HK
  • 5 System Fan
  • 64 GB DDR4 RAM
  • 1 Tb Hard Drive
  • Mechanical Keyboard
  • SD Card reader
  • 4 speakers & 2 subwoofers
  • Slot for 5 drives
  • Nvidia G-Sync
  • Tobii Eye Tracking

What do you think about this laptop? Give you thoughts in comments.

Abhishek Balani

A full stack developer, sometimes designer, passionate coder, tireless knowledge seeker, curious learner. I have a strong passion for new technologies, very autodidact and love to build new things from the ground up. Having 5+ years of dynamic experience accumulated from working in early stage startups to mid-sized organizations in Agile environment. Skilled in Python and related frameworks, React.js, Databases, Hadoop, Elastic Search and various AWS Services like Boto3, API Gateway, Lamda, EC2, EMR, CloudWatch.

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