Acer’s new class-leading Predator Connect W6 Wi-Fi 6 E router joins NVIDIA GeForce NOW Recommended Programs

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Acer’s new Predator Connect W6 Wi-Fi 6E router offers an unrivalled experience with NVIDIA GeForce NOW, delivering ray traced-optimized streaming of up to 120 4K frames per second

NVIDIA GeForce NOW Ultimate membership opens up the fastest access to GeForce RTX 4080 configurations, offering eight-hour sessions and up to 120 fps in 4K for a professional-grade, high-definition experience with ultra-low latency

The Predator Connect W6 router, developed by Acer, features a 2 GHz Arm Cortex Quadcore processor, 1 GB DDR4 RAM, 4 GB ROM and hybrid QoS software

Aimed at the international entertainment and e-sports market, where speed is essential, the new Predator Connect W6 also supports the new Wi-Fi 6E specification, with up to 7.8 Gbps for a smooth 4K/8K ultra-high-definition multimedia, gaming and VR experience

The Predator Connect W6 Wi-Fi 6E router

Antwerp, October 12, 2023 – The Predator Connect W6 wireless router launched by Acer has joined the NVIDIA GeForce NOW Recommended Program list. It lets you play cloud-hosted games in an ultra-fast and stable gaming environment, automatically optimized for high resolutions and frame rates, with graphics enhanced by ray-tracing. Today, GeForce NOW supports over 1,600 titles, with new games added every week. Gamers can enjoy AAA blockbusters such as Cyberpunk 2077, Baldur’s Gate III, A Plague Tale: Requiem, to name but a few. The new router also supports Wi-Fi 6E and is certified by TÜV Rheinland to give gamers the best possible experience when playing on the GeForce NOW cloud gaming service at up to 120 frames per second in 4K or 240 frames per second in 1080p. It is aimed at the international leisure and e-sports market, where speed is of the essence

The router’s QoS (Quality of Service) software has been developed by Acer in collaboration with NVIDIA to deliver an optimal gaming experience with GeForce NOW. Six months of extremely rigorous network testing were carried out to ensure that it could consistently deliver the high performance required for uninterrupted gaming at 120 fps in 4K with ray tracing. The router is optimized for low latency and near-zero packet and frame loss, resulting in one of the most powerful online gaming experiences. The Acer Predator Connect Mobile app can be downloaded from the Google Play Store or Apple app store and used to manage the Acer Predator Connect W6 remotely via smartphone or tablet

Featuring a 2 GHz Arm Cortex quadcore processor, 1 GB DDR4 RAM and 4 GB ROM with Hybrid QoS software, the router offers fast, smooth connectivity to the new 6 GHz tri-band Wi-Fi network. /With multiple 6E Wi-Fi connections, the top-of-the-range Predator Connect router enables gamers to reach maximum speeds of 7.8 Gbps while supporting low latencies of ~2 ms, virtually eliminating the risk of jerkiness, saturation and latency

GeForce NOW reduces latency through faster game rendering, more efficient encoding and higher streaming frame rates. As for the Predator Connect W6 Wi-Fi 6E router, it also features several technologies to create an ultra-fast hybrid network. Hybrid QoS software, compatible with the Intel® Killer™ control center, is designed to detect and accelerate network traffic to optimize speed. Gamers can stay in control with device and application prioritization, and give their signal a boost by directing Wi-Fi coverage to their PC using the six adjustable antennas. Corresponding LEDs on the router indicate signal strength through a series of colors

ACS (Auto Configuration Server) software installed on the router analyzes the Wi-Fi environment to determine if there is congestion, where the problem lies, and with a simple click, allows players to jump to the least congested channel of the connected Wi-Fi bands. Finally, the router’s Intelligent Device Recognition software enables it to operate on any device or application, and the Trend MicroTM Home Security Engine prevents potential malware attacks thanks to the protection functions built into the IoT

Featuring the latest speed-optimizing technologies, the Predator Connect W6 Wi-Fi 6E router delivers incredible gameplays allowing gaming fans to stream and play the latest games like pros

The entire range of Acer Predator peripherals dedicated to gaming is available from leading retailers and the Acer online store

Pricing and availability

The Predator Connect W6 Wi-Fi 6E router is available in the Benelux region from 299.99 euros, recommended retail price incl. VAT

More information: HERE

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