IT Show 2012 - Notebooks/Systems, Networking & PC Accessories Buying Guide

Desktops - Acer & ASUS


Desktop systems are primarily targeted at users who do not need to lug their computuing devices around. These systems offer a chance for folks who opt to have the freedom to crack open their chassis to upgrade their storage options or to add more system memory. There is a plethora of choice desktop systems from established brand names like Acer, ASUS and Dell. Read on to find what good deals we have uncovered from these PC manufacturers


Acer (Level 4, Booth 8458; Newstead, Level 4, Booth 8236)


Aspire Z3801 (G63M45) All-in-One (AIO) PC

The Acer Z3801 (G63M45) All-in-One PC is aesthetically pleasing to be featured as part of your contemporary home decoration. Its 21.5-inch high-definition display features 10-point multi-touch input, making it an ideal addition for your casual computing requirements. Browse the Internet sans cable as the system features a built-in Wi-Fi 8021.11/b/g/n adapter. There is also a built-in web cam for your video conferencing needs. This sleek AIO PC is available in limited quantities, so do make it a point to visit Acer's booths for your hands-on experience.

  • IT Show Price: $799
  • Usual Price: $1,099
  • Promotion: Free Trend Micro Titanium Internet Security 2012 (worth $39)


Acer Aspire Predator G5910 (i26MR162T)

This gaming desktop from Acer is one of the few sub two thousand Singapore dollars gaming rig on offer at the show. Its competitive pricing can be partly attributed to its mid-range discrete graphics card, NVIDIA GT 545 with 3GB of video memory, that is commonly found in such OEM systems. The Acer Aspire Predator G5910 comes bundled with a 23-inch HD LED monitor as well as a wireless keyboard and mouse. This gaming system is ready for your gaming needs right of out its packaging box!

  • IT Show Price: $1,899
  • Usual Price: $2,399
  • Promotion: Free Trend Micro Titanium Internet Security 2012 (worth $39)


Click here for Acer desktop brochures.


ASUS (Level 4, Booth 8220/8310; Newstead, Level 4, Booth 8139/8438/8498)


ASUS ROG CG8565-i7

Sporting a liquid cooling system with an overclocked Intel i7-2600K to a clock speed of 4.6GHz, the ROG CG8565-i7 is a gaming rig that appeals to gamers and power users who need a trusted brand name like ASUS. This rig is paired with an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti 1GB GDDR5 graphics card and a set of matching ROG mechanical keyboard and mouse. Its display comes courtesy of ASUS own line of monitors, ASUS VE248H, a 24-inch full HD LED widescreen monitor. Keeping it all in the family for a good cause!

  • IT Show Price: $2,799
  • Usual Price: $2,999
  • Promotion: Free Trend Micro Internet Security 2012, Logitech Z103 speakers, shopping trolley


ASUS Essentio CM6830

This desktop is targeted at users who do not demand the rigors of gaming and other intensive computing tasks. The ASUS Essentio CM6830 is powered by an Intel Core i5-2320 CPU, a 2nd-generation Sandy Bridge processor, with an entry-level GeForce GT 530 graphics card. Paired with an exclusive ASUS wireless keyboard and mouse, this system is also backed by a 3-year local warranty

  • IT Show Price: $1,199
  • Usual Price: $1,499
  • Promotion: Free Trend Micro Internet Security 2012, ASUS wireless keyboard and mouse, shopping trolley


Click here for ASUS desktop brochures.
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