When it comes to content creation, the most prominent brand used in companies or at home is Apple. Your other option would be to look into gaming laptops that hold a lot of power, but are definitely not designed with content creators in mind. Which is why it's exciting to see Acer's ConceptD Line finally arrive in Malaysia. The DirectD line has desktops, laptops and monitors designed for creators who require a device with colour accuracy and high performance.
The laptops comprise of; ConceptD 3 Pro, ConceptD 5 Pro, ConceptD 7 and 7 Pro, and ConceptD 9 Pro. All ConceptD laptops come with up to 4K IPS Pantone Validated displays, 100% Adobe RGB colour gamut and an impressive colour accuracy as high as Delta E<1.
The ConceptD line also includes the desktop - ConceptD 500 - and two monitors; ConceptD CP7271K P and CP3271k P.
ConceptD 3 Pro; Priced at MYR5999
This device is meant for creators who need a powerful enough laptop to handle medium-sized and even complex CAD models with speed and accuracy. The entry level ConceptD 3 Pro comes with an NVIDIA Quadro T1000 graphics card with a Pantone Validated 15.6-inch FHD IPS display featuring Delta E<3.
ConceptD 5 Pro; Priced from MYR6999
The ConceptD 5 Pro is all about being able to work on the go, where users can even take complex CAD animations and simulations to clients and edit and render in real time. The device comes with a colour accuracy of Delta E<2, with a Pantone Validated 4K UHD IPS display that is able to deliver 100% Adobe RGB colour gamut. The device is customisable, with the range depending on which NVIDIA graphics card and which screen size you choose. All variants come with 16GB RAM and 512GB PCIe NVMe SSD.
ConceptD 7 and ConceptD 7 Pro; Priced from MYR8699
The ConceptD 7 and ConceptD 7 Pro was designed for creative assignments such as video editing or even motion graphics. It also has a Pantone Validated 4K UHD IPS display together with 100% Adobe RGB colour gamut and a colour accuracy of Delta E<2. This laptop is powerful enough to render videos or create 3D animations quickly and smoothly thanks to its powerful NVIDIA graphics and 16GB RAM and 512GB PCIe NVMe SSD. Just like the ConceptD 5 Pro, the price varies on which NVIDIA graphics card you want.
ConceptD 9 Pro; Priced from MYR18,999
The ConceptD 9 Pro is the epitome of a creators laptop. It comes with 32GB RAM and 1TB PCIe NVMe SSD, and is packed with an NVIDIA Quadro RTX5000 to deliver ultimate creative power; making it ideal for any demanding 3D work. It has a 17.3-inch Pantone Validated 4K UHD IPS display together with 100% Adobe RGB and 100% sRGB colour gamut and a colour accuracy of Delta E<1. It also has Ezel Aero Hinges that enables creators to adjust the display according to their needs.
It has a fast, accurate control with 4096 levels of pressure sensitivity and can be used for writing and sketching with a Wacom EMR pen which can be magnetically attached to the laptop.
ConceptD 500; Priced At MYR7999
The ConceptD 500 is a high-end desktop, designed to look right at home in any modern studio. It has a round-cornered white minimalist design with a wood effect top and triangular front panel. It even has a Qi wireless charging on the top, as well as an array of high-speed connection ports, and add that to the neatly designed headset cradle and cable management at the back to sort cables keeps your desktop clean and aesthetic.
In terms of specs, it features NVIDIA Quadro P2000 professional graphic cards, paired with Intel Core i7 9700k processor, 16GB RAM and 256GB SSD + 1TB HDD. It’s also customisable and and comes with 3 years on-site warranty.
ConceptD CP7271K P and CP3271K P; Priced at MYR6999 and MYR3399 respectively
Even with the best desktop PC, you will need a monitor that really brings your creation to life. This is where the ConceptD UHD monitors come in; ConceptD CP7271K P and CP3271K P.
The ConceptD CP7271K P monitor is equipped with Pantone® Validated, Delta E<1, and 93% DCI-P3 and is calibrated to reproduce true-to-life color accuracy with the Pantone Matching System (PMS) Colours as well was a high colour accuracy with 99% Adobe® RGB gamut. The pristine HDR quality is guaranteed by VESA Certified DisplayHDR™ 1000. Thanks to the G-Sync® Ultimate® display with a refresh rate that can be overclocked to 144Hz, you can be assured of blur-free images. The device features a 27” 4K UHD IPS display backed up by color technologies that ensure vivid, true-to-life color reproduction. For the ConceptD CP3271K P, it is a 27-inch monitor with VESA-Certified DisplayHDR™ 400, 4K UHD display and a wide colour gamut of 90% DCI-P3 color space. It is also G-Sync® Compatible® with up to 144Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time.
Both monitors come with the Ergostand that can tilt, swivel and adjust height to find the ideal viewing position, especially when seating position changes.It also has a light shielding hood; a shaded environment is created to allow creators to concentrate and focus on the tasks at hand.