Acer announces ConceptD, designed for creators

ConceptD, Acer’s new brand of desktops, notebooks, monitors, and Windows Mixed Reality headset is designed for content creators.

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Acer announces ConceptD, designed for creators
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By  Kevin Sebastian Published  April 14, 2019
Acer today launched ConceptD, a new brand of high-end Windows 10 desktops, notebooks, and monitors that are optimized for graphic designers, filmmakers, engineers, architects, developers and other creators.

Acer today launched ConceptD, a new brand of high-end Windows 10 desktops, notebooks, and monitors that are optimized for graphic designers, filmmakers, engineers, architects, developers and other creators.

“The ConceptD product portfolio was conceived to give creators the tools to focus on the creative process and make beautiful things. As the foundation of a full line of creator products, we’ve designed PCs with high-performance processors and graphics that can handle extreme workloads, and put them inside quiet, minimalist designs to inspire creators to unleash their creativity.” said Jerry Kao, Co-COO, Acer Inc.

ConceptD high-end desktops and notebooks come in pure-white or matte-black finishes, with amber-colored keyboard backlighting, and a clean design aesthetic.

ConceptD High-end Desktops with NVIDIA Graphics for the Enterprise Studio

ConceptD 900

The ConceptD 900 is a high-performance desktop. Featuring dual Intel Xeon Gold 6148 processors with up to 40 cores, and 80 threads, an NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000 GPU, and 12 memory slots for a total of up to 192GB of ECC memory, ideal for filmmakers, animators, product designers, and architects to get lost in the creative process without worrying about long render times. The ConceptD 900 is also ideal for AI and deep learning developers that need outstanding computing and graphics power.

Users can work with more flexibility with up to two onboard M.2 PCIe slots, plus the chassis design holds up to five storage bays with RAID 0/1-capable drives. Users can expand with extra onboard three PCIe x8 and four PCIe x16 slots. The ConceptD 900 stays cool while running compute-intensive applications such as rendering and video production through a thermal design that uses six cooling fans to draw air in through the triangular patterned front air panel, circulating it throughout the chassis. The ConceptD 900 features a wiry matte-black metal chassis with an amber LED accent on the power button for a sleek professional look appreciated by minimalists.

ConceptD 500

The ConceptD 500 is a desktop for filmmakers, animators, product designers, and creators who want to bring their work to the professional level. It features up to 9th Gen Intel Core processors and GPUs including up to the NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 GPUs.

Powered by the latest 9th Gen Intel Core i9-9900K processor with 8 cores, 16 threads and reaching up to 5GHz, Its multiple CPU cores achieve high single-core speed while staying cool with low heat output and low power consumption. With GPUs including up to the NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 GPUs, it supports four 5K displays (5120x2880 @ 60Hz) with HDR color, making visual effects, motion graphics, and animation rendering a breeze.

The ConceptD 500 is an expandable desktop. With four DIMM slots for up to 64GB 2666 MHz DDR4 memory, it has more bandwidth and capacity for fast performance when working on complex design tasks. The onboard PCIe M.2 NVMe SSD allows for large models and complex 3D rendering in real time.

Optimal thermal ventilation through three cooling fans draw air in through the triangular front air panel, circulating it throughout the ConceptD 500’s chassis.

The ConceptD 500’s tower features a white finish and a woodgrain-inspired pattern. Customers can fast-charge modern Qi-compatible devices wirelessly, and the headset cradle uses a push pop-out design that can be tucked away when not in use.

ConceptD Series Notebooks

ConceptD 9

Featuring Acer’s CNC-machined Ezel Aero Hinge, the 17.3-inch Ultra HD (3840 x 2160) display flips, extends, or reclines, for multiple usage modes. The display is pantone validated and covers 100 percent of the Adobe RGB color gamut with Delta E <1 color accuracy. It features a Wacom EMR stylus that magnetically attaches to the ConceptD 9. The stylus has 4,096 levels of pressure sensitivity.

Featuring up to an all new 9th Gen Intel Core i9 mobile processor and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 graphics, users can push real time video editing or 3D rendering applications.

ConceptD 7

Featuring up to a new 9th Gen Intel Core i7 and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 graphics with Max-Q Design, the ConceptD 7 lets creators accelerate up to real-time 6K RED video editing and rendering performance on heavy workflows. At just 17.9 mm (0.70 inches) thin, and weighing just 2.1 kg (4.63 lbs.) it’s lightweight. The 15.6- inch UHD (3840 x 2160) 4K IPS, pantone validated display has a wide color gamut of 100 percent of the Adobe RGB color space, and a color accuracy of Delta E <2 for remarkable color precision.

ConceptD 5

The ConceptD 5 has a new 8th Gen Intel Core i7 processor with Radeon RX Vega M GL graphics. It’s slim and light featuring a metal chassis with a magnesium-aluminum alloy on top and a palm rest area and a magnesium-lithium alloy on the bottom. Weighing just 1.5 kg (3.30 lbs.), and measuring 16.9 mm thin (0.67 inches), it has a 6.22 mm (0.24 inches) narrow bezel with an 80 percent screen-to-body ratio. Like the D 7, the ConceptD 5’s 4K UHD PANTONE validated display and narrow 6.2 mm bezels give creators more screen to work with and a 100 percent Adobe RGB color gamut and color accuracy of Delta E <2 to ensure accurate color reproduction.

ConceptD Monitors

Acer’s ConceptD UHD monitors feature a color accuracy of Delta E <1 and are pantone validated. The ConceptD CM7321K is a 32-inch monitor that Acer’s pushing for 2D creators. Its VESA-Certified DisplayHDR 1000, 32-inch 4K UHD display delivers 1152 zones of local-dimming with Mini LED technology and DisplayHDR 1000, plus 99 percent coverage of the Adobe RGB color space and 89.5 percent Rec.2020.

The ConceptD CP7271K is a pantone validated 27-inch monitor optimized for 3D creators. It has a color accuracy of Delta E <1, a wide color gamut of 99 percent of the AdobeRGB color space, and 93 percent DCI-P3 color space. It also features GSYNC Ultimate and DisplayHDR 1000.

ConceptD OJO Windows Mixed Reality Headset for Creators

The ConceptD OJO Windows Mixed Reality Headset features a 4,320 x 2,160 display, detachable and swappable head strap design, easy inter-pupil distance adjustment, and a classic white finish. It has a patented built-in sound pipe technology, and software-assisted interpupillary distance (IPD) adjustment technology that lets the wearer modify the gap between the eye’s pupil and the display. The ConceptD OJO’s integrated audio system focuses sound on the ears and the patented IPD technology ensures the display is set at the optimal distance from the wearer’s eyes.

 

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