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Acer Predator Orion 5000 PO5-640-ER11 (DG.E2UAA.002)

Acer Predator Orion 5000 PO5-640-ER11 (DG.E2UAA.002)

This model ranked #5 among Stationary Computers priced over $2000 in terms of bang-for-the-buck.

This powerful computer boasts impressive specs promising to deliver uncompromising gaming experiences. This kind of horsepower could even come in handy with demanding visual tasks like video editing.

From a long-term perspective, upgrades and maintenance are well-documented, making the process a bit easier, especially if you have limited experience in that area.

Other Considerations

Here are a few things about this Stationary Computer which could come as a surprise. For each point, you will find how to fix it (if it's an issue) and how much to budget for it. Not every point below will be a concern, but hopefully, we can keep your surprises to a minimum.

Speakerless. This Stationary Computer needs external speakers to play sounds. Your options are to hook it up to a TV or a monitor with built-in speakers, use external speakers or a headset.$30+

No Camera or Microphone. If your plans include skyping with family members or playing with your friends online, you would need a webcam or, for best results, a headset and microphone.$40+

Screenless. If you don't already have a monitor from your last computer, you could connect this Stationary Computer to a TV or get a new monitor.$120+

No Optical Drive. If you still use CDs, DVDs, or Blu-Ray disks on a regular basis, you will need an external drive to read them with this Stationary Computer.$30+

Assuming you are starting over fresh, you can expect to spend $320 on accessories, for a total cost of $3020.

Who it's For

  • Long-Term Gamer
  • Serious Video Editor
  • Serious Photo Editor
  • Hardcore Graphic Designer
  • Serious Multitasker
  • Gamer
  • And more!

Compared to other Stationary Computers

Bang for the Buck55th percentile
Versatility10th percentile
Power (General Purpose)85th percentile
Power (Graphical)100th percentile
Power (Large Files & Multitasking)100th percentile
Storage Space95th percentile
Portability10th percentile
Ease of Maintenance50th percentile
Longevity85th percentile

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck74th percentile
Versatility9th percentile
Power (General Purpose)96th percentile
Power (Graphical)93th percentile
Power (Large Files & Multitasking)100th percentile
Storage Space99th percentile
Portability3th percentile
Ease of Maintenance89th percentile
Longevity96th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 11, Home Edition

CPU

Intel Core i7-12700F, 12 cores clocked from 1.6 to 4.9 GHz

GPU

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080, 10 GB

Memory

32 GB, Dual-Channel

Storage

2 TB total, Solid State (very fast), 72000+ RPM hard drive (fast)

Dimensions and Weight

Dimensions (cm): w21.9 × d50.55 × h48.51

Dimensions (in): w8.62 × d19.9 × h19.1

Weight (kg): 24.998

Weight (lbs.): 55.12

Features

  • Paired Memory
  • RGB Lighting
  • Fixed storage: Solid State (very fast)
  • Fixed storage: 72000+ RPM hard drive (fast)
  • DisplayPort
  • HDMI
  • Multiple Monitor Support
  • USB 3
  • USB Type-C
  • USB Type-A
  • USB 3.2
  • Ethernet 10
  • Ethernet 100
  • Ethernet 1000 (Gigabit)
  • 3.5mm Stereo jack
  • Bluetooth
  • Wi-Fi a
  • Wi-Fi b
  • Wi-Fi g
  • Wi-Fi n
  • Wi-Fi ac

Maintenance and Upgrades

Commonly Replaced Components

Local Storage: Easy project for an enthusiast

Memory: Easy project for an enthusiast

GPU: Easy project for an enthusiast

Additional Ressources

Software Compatibility

Here's how you can expect this stationary computer to fare with popular software based on developpers specified system requirements. For reference, a 1-star rating means minimal requirements are met and a 3-stars rating means recommended specs are met. Ratings beyond the 3-stars point could be advisable for uncommon scenarios like modding, working with very large and complex documents, etc.

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GPU

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Memory

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Storage

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CPU

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GPU

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Memory

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Storage

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CPU

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GPU

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Memory

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Storage

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CPU

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GPU

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Memory

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Storage

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