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Acer Predator gaming rigs pose fire hazard

Written by IT News on 1:41 AM

AcerIt seems that there is a time when you must stay away from high-end gaming platform, especially if such systems can be life threatening. As shown, media Acer Aspire Predator in search of game-focused desktop PC offers more than a combination of blazing speed and attractive exterior. These plants are also a risk of fire, According to a recent U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

According to the report, approximately 215 units of the configuration of two models of Acer's high-end Predator line of desktop computers have been recalled due to overheating, fire danger. The units sold from May 2008 to December 2008 with a price between $ 2000 and $ 6000 and the following model numbers: ASG7200 and ASG7700.

These systems are suspected to be a problem with the insulation of internal wiring of the computer, which is subject to bending or to remove, leading to overheating wires, while the system is in operation. This issue presents a potential fire risk, why some of Acer's intent has in mind.

At least two of these systems have been reported with short-circuited, consequently resulting in the melting internal and external frame. According to the report, none of the reported cases have occurred in the U.S. and has no damage.

Consumers should check the model number of your product, which is printed on the bottom right panel on the right side of the system. If the model is among those who gave two are strongly suggested to use the computer and contact your local Acer representative for a free diagnosis and repair.

The report on the potential fire hazard on Acer's Predator gaming platform gives a new meaning to the word "threat to manipulate the game."

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  1. 1 comments: Responses to “ Acer Predator gaming rigs pose fire hazard ”

  2. By refurbished computers on December 23, 2009 at 11:05 AM

    Its a breaking news for me!!

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