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    Acer Predator Thronos gaming cockpit arrives in Europe

    Base model costs €18k, or you can buy it with 3x Predator Z271U gaming monitors for €20k.
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    Re: Acer Predator Thronos gaming cockpit arrives in Europe

    Anyone need a kidney? I only need one....

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    Re: Acer Predator Thronos gaming cockpit arrives in Europe

    For the asking price, I'd really get quite annoyed that the monitor isn't a single superwide curved screen. For 25K of what should be gaming perfection, I don't think that's a big ask.

    I'd also want 3x4K but the simple fact is there isn't a GPU that could do that properly. Just imagine what would happen to Windows 10 with 3x4K HDR monitors... mine struggles with one 4K in HDR mode. It is awesome for gaming though. Part of me regrets not spending the grand on the top of the range HDR model.

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    It doesn't even look like it supports a steering wheel and pedals - the dude in the video was racing with a joypad, which seems a bit naff after 20,000 sobs. Maybe that will be an eye-wateringly priced upcoming accessory.

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    Re: Acer Predator Thronos gaming cockpit arrives in Europe

    Quote Originally Posted by philehidiot View Post
    For the asking price, I'd really get quite annoyed that the monitor isn't a single superwide curved screen. For 25K of what should be gaming perfection, I don't think that's a big ask.

    I'd also want 3x4K but the simple fact is there isn't a GPU that could do that properly. Just imagine what would happen to Windows 10 with 3x4K HDR monitors... mine struggles with one 4K in HDR mode. It is awesome for gaming though. Part of me regrets not spending the grand on the top of the range HDR model.
    HDR gaming is meh. I can't really tell the difference. You're not missing out.

    HDR movies however..they've ruined everything else for me. But ya just get a separate TV for em. Gaming wise, you're good.

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    Re: Acer Predator Thronos gaming cockpit arrives in Europe

    I could probably build a fully integrated cockpit for that kind of money.... Likely one that converts between movie, joystick, steering wheel, KB&M and controller modes, too!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tunnah View Post
    HDR gaming is meh. I can't really tell the difference. You're not missing out.

    HDR movies however..they've ruined everything else for me. But ya just get a separate TV for em. Gaming wise, you're good.
    I've not managed to try HDR films as yet. I found COD WW2's beach storming with HDR to be way better. Ultimately I think a lot of this stuff is subjective and you'll filter stuff I notice and vice versa.

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    Re: Acer Predator Thronos gaming cockpit arrives in Europe

    I can tilt my chair back and stick my oculus on and get a similar effect.

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    Re: Acer Predator Thronos gaming cockpit arrives in Europe

    Well at least you get cup holders. I wonder what proportion of the cost they represent

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    Re: Acer Predator Thronos gaming cockpit arrives in Europe

    No mounts for HOTAS and pedals? Not even a wheel mount? Not that I actually have anywhere to put one...

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    Re: Acer Predator Thronos gaming cockpit arrives in Europe

    Quote Originally Posted by Quartz View Post
    No mounts for HOTAS and pedals? Not even a wheel mount? Not that I actually have anywhere to put one...
    Mounts? I expect a HOTAS to pop out of a side panel and slide itself into place at the press of a button for that sort of money.

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