Acer’s high-end ConceptD PC series is super powerful, but is it worth $20k?

The $20,000 ConceptD 900 boasts dual Xeon Gold processors, NVIDIA’s RTX 6000 GPU, and up to 192GB of ECC memory

Acer ConceptD 500

Acer just launched a new line of high-end desktops, notebooks, and monitors called ConceptD. Designed with professional content creators in mind, Acer’s new series is perfect for designers, filmmakers, engineers, architects, and anyone else looking for extreme high-performance graphics and processing. But it’s not just that these new PCs offer tons of raw power – Acer says that the new laptops run quieter than the competing MacBook Pro.

The $20,000 ConceptD 900

At the top of the range is the $20,000 ConceptD 900. Boasting dual Xeon Gold processors, NVIDIA’s RTX 6000 GPU, and up to 192GB of ECC memory, the 900 is without a doubt a creator’s dream. In addition to rendering high-end visual effects and simulations with ease, the 900 is also well-suited for developing AI / deep learning programs.

Priced at $1700, the Acer ConceptD 7 is the most “affordable” in the lineup

But if you’re looking for a powerful desktop that costs less than a car, the ConceptD 500 might be more your speed. The 500 can be outfitted with multiple 9th-gen Intel Core processors, NVIDIA’s Quadro RTX 4000 GPU, and up to 64GB DDR4 memory.

Acer ConceptD 9

As far as high-end notebooks, Acer’s new brand offers the $5000 ConceptD 9, $2300 ConceptD 7, and $1700 ConceptD 5. Acer says the 9 is engineered “for demanding high-end 3D creations.” The 17.3-inch notebook/tablet hybrid boasts a 3840 x 2160 UltraHD display, a Core i9 processor, and NVIDIA GeForce RTX graphics.

Lastly, we have the new ConceptD monitors. At the low end, there’s the $2000 ConceptD CP7271K 27-inch monitor. On the upper end, there’s the 32-inch CM7321K for $3000.

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