Acer and AMD launch Ryzen 7-powered Acer GX-281

Acer and AMD launch Ryzen 7-powered Acer GX-281

Acer and AMD has launched the Acer GX-281, the first pre-assembled CPU in the country powered by AMD’s next-gen Ryzen 7 processor. The Ryzen 7 amps up the GX-281’s performance with 8 CPU cores, 16 threads, a 3.4GHz base clock speed (can be extended to 3.8GHz), and an Extended Frequency Range for premium performance and cooling.

The Acer GX-281 comes in a sleek housing and is designed to provide superspeed data transfer, massive storage and expansion capabilities, stunning 4k resolution visuals, and Qi standard wireless charging. It has eight cores each with Simultaneous Multi-Threading (SMT), the Ryzen 7 boasts a 52% improvement in instructions per clock versus AMD’s previous best which means it is able to process more clock for clock.

The Ryzen 7 handles single-threaded performance that heavy PC users (gamers and content creators) will appreciate both for its its powerful processing ability and its affordability.

AMD’s Ryzen 7’s Sense MI allows the processor to accurately and expertly monitor itself within a milliamp, millivolt, milliwatt, and even a single-degree Celsius which is used by Precision Boost to pinpoint its ideal clock frequency.

Acer GX-281 Ryzen 7

Acer GX-281 Ryzen 5

Ryzen 1700X Ryzen 1600
Radeon RX 580 Radeon RX 580
16GB DDR4 8GB DDR4
256GB SSD + 1TB HDD 256GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Windows 10 Windows 10
24.5-inch 144Hz FreeSync Monitor 23.6-inch 75Hz FreeSync Monitor
P96,499 P74,999

Ryzen 7 combines high-core count chip power with affordability, rivaling more expensive CPUs for content creation. It also addresses the need for processing power and undisrupted streaming (given the rise of game streaming platforms like Twitch).

The Acer GX-281 offers Filipinos gamers and content creators a dependable tool with a competitive price. It was launched on September 12, 2017 at Chaos Manila, City of Dreams.

Visit: www.acer.com.ph, follow @acerphils on Twitter, and visit the Acer Philippines Facebook page at www.facebook.com/AcerPH.

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Irwin Allen Rivera loves his wife's cooking so much he's now twice the man he used to be. His English essay won a Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Award for Literature in 2012. His philosophical-horror story appeared in Philippine Speculative Fiction 8 (2013). He was managing editor and lead writer of Sites and Symbols 2 (2005), a coffee-table book about buildings in UP Diliman - his alma mater (BA Philosophy; MA Creative Writing continuing). He worked at the UP Diliman Information Office before shifting to web content writing. His sudden fiction, "Notwithstanding Pigs," initially a Friendster testimonial, appeared in Philippines Graphic (2006) and in Very Short Stories for Harried Readers (2007). He used to write for www.technoodling.net.