Acer introduces ConceptD, a new brand of products for content creators

At its annual press conference in New York City, Acer announced ConceptD, a new brand of Windows 10 desktops, notebooks and monitors aimed at graphic designers, filmmakers, engineers, architects, developers and other content creators. ConceptD allows artists to fully immerse themselves in the creative process, creating something remarkable.


“The ConceptD product portfolio was conceived to give content creators the tools to focus on the creative process and make something really great,” states Jerry Kao, vice president, Acer. – At the heart of the entire content creator line are our high-performance processor and graphics card PCs, which run quietly and handle the most extreme workloads. We’ve packed all this power into a minimalist design that will inspire content creators to explore their creativity to the fullest.

Intel continues to help content creators make the most of their PCs by providing the top performance and technology they need to accelerate their workflows and unlock all the possibilities,” said Chris Walker, vice president and general manager, Client Computing Group, Intel® Corporation. – ConceptD by Acer are notebooks and desktops powered by ninth generation Intel® Core™ i7 and i9 processors and Intel® Xeon processors. These PCs are a shining example of the synergy between design, features and peripherals, satisfying the highest demands for content creation at any level.

From ConceptD’s design simplicity to artistic freedom

The ConceptD high-performance desktop and notebooks feature stunning design: white or matte black chassis, amber keyboard illumination, and clean, well-designed shapes and lines that help creative professionals focus on their craft and create great works of art.

ConceptD High Performance Desktop with NVIDIA® Graphics for the Corporate Studio

The new high-performance ConceptD 900 and 500 desktop PCs feature NVIDIA® Quadro® RTX™ GPUs for advanced visual effects rendering, 3D modeling and simulation, as well as support for artificial intelligence and deep learning technologies. Plenty of cores speed up bootup and maximize multitasking while ensuring enterprise-class reliability, stability and security. The latest NVIDIA® Creator Ready drivers provide improved support and performance for studio applications such as Autodesk® Arnold, Unreal Engine and Redcine X PRO®, enabling filmmakers, graphic designers, animators, 3D artists, photographers and streamers to accelerate workflow.

With our new Creator Ready drivers, NVIDIA® Quadro® RTX™ series GPUs help content creators optimise their work on the ConceptD from Acer,” said Sandeep Gupte, director of professional visualisation marketing at NVIDIA® Corp. – And the reliability of the Quadro® platform lets Acer ConceptD users focus on their creativity.

The ConceptD 900 is the dream computer for content creators

The ConceptD 900 is a high-performance desktop for professionals working with many complex and demanding applications. Equipped with two Intel® Xeon® Gold 6148 processors up to 40 cores and 80 threads , NVIDIA® Quadro® RTX™ 6000 GPU and 12 ECC slots with up to 192GB of total memory, it’s perfect for filmmakers, animators, product designers and architects who can now fully immerse themselves in their creative process without having to worry about rendering times.

The ConceptD 900 is also ideal for Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning developers, who need enormous computing and graphics resources. Creative professionals can work with more flexibility with up to two built-in M-slots.Two PCIe and up to five RAID 0/1 drives in a space-saving, efficient enclosure design. Three additional PCIe x8 and four PCIe x16 slots available to ConceptD 900 owners.

An efficient six-fan cooling system pulls air through the triangular front panel and circulates air throughout the entire case, so the ConceptD 900 gets virtually no heat, even when working on compute-intensive applications, including rendering and video content production. Minimalist design lovers will love the professional look of the ConceptD 900 with its matte black metallic paint finish and amber LED backlighting.


The ConceptD 500 is the high-performance desktop for content creators

The ConceptD 500 is a powerful desktop for filmmakers, animators, product designers and content creators looking to bring their work to a professional level. These top-of-the-line PCs are equipped with ninth-generation Intel® Core™ processors and graphics processors, including NVIDIA® Quadro® RTX™ 4000, to easily handle demanding workloads in complex projects such as multimedia production, so users can focus on the creative process.

The latest ninth generation Intel® Core™ i9-9900K processor with 8 cores, 16 threads and clock speeds up to 5GHz delivers the speed and stability of the ConceptD 500. Multiple processor cores drive as fast as a single-core architecture while minimizing heat and maintaining low power consumption. The graphics processor, including NVIDIA® Quadro® RTX™ 4000 max , enables this PC to support four 5K 5120×2880 pixels. The ConceptD 500 is the ideal tool for visual effects, high dynamic range HDR and animation at 60 Hz .

The ConceptD 500 is an expandable desktop that will grow with your ever-changing workload demands. Four DIMM slots for up to 26 GB of DDR4 memory at up to 2666 MHz for high bandwidth and high performance on complex design tasks. Integrated PCIe M SSD.2 NVMe lets you work with large models and perform complex 3D renderings in real time.

The highly efficient, three-fan cooling system circulates air through the triangular front panel to keep the air circulating throughout the ConceptD 500 without disturbing creativity: the noise level is only 40dB.

The Concept 500 in Tower boasts a white finish and soft curves that emphasize its minimalist design. The top of the compact, vertical enclosure, which fits into virtually any workspace, is decorated with a wood grain pattern. The Concept 500 offers immediate wireless charging with the latest Qi-compatible devices and a headset cradle with smart slide-out design.

Quiet ConceptD laptops inspire creativity

The ConceptD 9, 7 and 5 are designed for content creators in a classic design with Pantone® Validated 4K UHD IPS2 displays. The displays guarantee 100% Adobe® RGB coverage and offer impressive color fidelity all the way to Delta E More than 1, so users can be sure that the colors on the laptop screen will be as accurate as possible. These laptops work almost silently thanks to the fourth generation Acer AeroBlade™ 3D fans. The noise level is no more than 40 dB as in the library , while the computing power and performance of the GPU are maintained at the maximum level.


ConceptD 9 for demanding applications and complex 3D tasks

The ConceptD 9 is a notebook for content creators in an innovative form factor. Ezel Aero Hinge™ hinges from Acer are CNC machined to enable Ultra HD 3840×2160 pixels deployment. a 17.3-inch screen 180 degrees and can be positioned in any orientation, providing support for multiple modes of operation. Validated displays cover 100% Adobe® RGB with Delta E color fidelity that is unmatched More than 1.

Owners of the ConceptD 9 can solve creative problems in any of the modes Display, Ezel, Notebook, Stand while sharing, gaming, working and drawing. Wacom® EMR stylus magnetically attached to ConceptD 9 offers unrivalled working comfort. Quick and precise stylus control guarantees 4096 levels of pressure sensitivity, so content creators can easily sketch, take notes or highlight key areas on the screen during concept discussions.

The ConceptD 9 features the all-new ninth-generation Intel®Core™ i9 mobile processor, which has enough processing power and performance to guarantee efficient operation of multiple content creation tools simultaneously. NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX™ 2080 graphics card accelerates your real-time video editing or 3D rendering applications so you can fully focus on your creativity. It also provides accelerated ray tracing, so you can view realistic graphics as they are rendered. NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX™ accelerates artificial intelligence features to help users improve quality and succeed in tedious, time-consuming tasks. Content creators can work with

8K RAW files on the video timeline without frame skipping, pre-caching or proxy creation. RTX™ graphics cards also deliver seamless interactivity with large 3D models, delivering up to 50 percent faster rendering performance compared to previous generation GPUs.

Up to 32GB of 2666MHz DDR4 memory and two 512GB M SSDs.2 PCIe NVMe in RAID 0 allows content creators to store projects and multiple videos and get instant access to large files without fiddling with multiple external hard drives.

ConceptD 7 – Real-time editing and rendering up to 6K RED

New ninth-generation Intel® Core™ i7 processors give the ConceptD 7 superior performance, while the NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX™ 2080 Max-Q graphics card makes it the ultimate tool for users to accelerate 6K RED real-time video editing and rendering in complex workflows. The laptop is only 17.9 mm 0.7 in. thick and weighs 2.1 kg 4.63 lbs. , so it’s easy to carry. 15.6-inch UHD display 3840×2160 pixels . 4K IPS with Pantone® Validated, 100% Adobe® RGB coverage and Delta E color accuracy More than 2 designed specifically for content creators.

Features Thunderbolt™ 3 and MiniDP ports for connecting up to three external displays and Killer DoubleShot™Pro for reliable simultaneous Ethernet and Wi-Fi.


ConceptD 5 – new creative possibilities

Graphic design on the ConceptD 5 notebook – it’s quick and easy. Users can fine tune images with professional precision and realise the most complex 2D design projects as quickly as possible using the powerful eighth-generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor and Radeon™ RX Vega M GL graphics card. The ConceptD 5 is a thin, lightweight notebook with a modern design that looks great in any workspace and is ideal for on the go. The device is encased in a quality metal case with a magnesium-aluminum alloy top and hand rest area and a lithium magnesium bottom. Weighs just 1.5kg 3.3 lbs. and is 16.9mm 0.67in. thick. It boasts 6.22mm 0.24″ narrow bezel and impressive 80% screen to chassis ratio.

For content creators, color accuracy is crucial and the ConceptD 5 will not disappoint with its Pantone® Validated 4K UHD display. The screen bezel is just 6.22 mm 0.24 in thick, giving content creators more screen real estate, while the 100% Adobe® RGB coverage and Delta E More than 2 provide perfect image quality. Up to 16 GB of DDR4 RAM and 1 TB NVMe PCIe SSD drives in a RAID 0 array allow users to create even more, and a keyboard with a beautiful amber backlight is responsible for comfort when typing in any environment.

The ConceptD 5 features a full range of ports including USB Type-C Gen 1 with up to 5Gbps data transfer speeds, DisplayPort and battery charging, including standalone charging. Built-in fingerprint scanner along with Windows Hello provides additional security.

ConceptD OJO Windows Mixed Reality headset for content creators

ConceptD OJO Windows Mixed Reality headset boasts a 4320×2160 pixels display., a removable head strap, convenient eye relief and a classic white finish. It has patented built-in Sound Pipe technology and IPD technology that allows the user to change the distance between the pupil of the eye and the display for a clearer image and a more enjoyable experience.

The headset’s unique detachable design allows for easy cleaning, so multiple people family, friends or colleagues can use the ConceptD OJO Windows Mixed Reality. Available with both soft and hard washable strap options, both fit securely and comfortably. The ConceptD OJO’s integrated sound system intelligently distributes sound without the need for headphones, while the headset’s patented IPD technology optimises the distance between the display and your eyes. The headset is comfortable to use thanks to the absence of external sensors and Inside-out tracking with 6 degrees of freedom.


ConceptD monitors

Content creators demand high color fidelity that most consumer models cannot match, which is why Acer created the ConceptD UHD monitors. The sleek black body and woodgrain stand make these models look modern and stylish, and most importantly, the conceptual monitors deliver exceptional color accuracy with a Delta E color gamut More than 1 and are certified Pantone® Validated, which allows users to achieve the best results.

The ConceptD CM7321K is a 32-inch monitor that is ideal for 2D graphics. The VESA DisplayHDR™ 1000-certified 4K UHD display features 1,152 local dimming zones thanks to Mini LED technology, and provides coverage of 99% of the Adobe® RGB color gamut and 89.5% of the Rec. 2020, enabling content creators and directors to bring their ideas to life.

The 27-inch Pantone® Validated ConceptD CP7271K is designed for 3D graphics creators. It guarantees impressive Delta E-level color accuracy greater than 1, wide color gamut, coverage of 99% of the Adobe® RGB color palette and 93% – DCI-P3. The monitor also supports GSYNC Ultimate and DisplayHDR 1000 technologies for unsurpassed color and image detail.

Price and availability

The ConceptD 900 will be available in June in Europe for prices starting at €17,999. Price in America to be announced.

ConceptD 500 will be available in Europe in July, priced from 2,799 euros. More information to be announced in America.

ConceptD 9 will be available in America in August starting from 359,990 Dollars.

ConceptD 7 will be available in America in July for prices starting from 149,990 Dollars.

ConceptD 5 will be available in America starting July at 119,990 Dollars.

The ConceptD OJO will be available in America in August for 39,990 Dollars.

The ConceptD CP7271K 27-inch monitor will be available in Europe in July for just €1,999. Cost in America will be announced.

The 32-inch ConceptD CM7321K will be available in Europe in September for 2,999 Euros. More information about pricing in America.

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