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Kenny's top computing deals from CEE 2023

By Kenny Yeo - 27 May 2023

Kenny's top computing deals from CEE Show 2023 (Part 1)

Note: This feature was first published on 25 May 2023.

The CEE Show is here and it's happening right now at Suntec Convention Centre levels 3 and 4. With so much happening, it can be hard to suss out great deals. But don't worry, I went down to have a look-see and here are the deals that I think you should check out.

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Acer Aspire 3

The Acer Aspire 3 is one of the most affordable notebooks I saw at the show. It comes with a 15-inch display, an Intel Core i3-N305 processor, 8GB of memory, and 512GB of storage. This configuration will set you back S$598 (U.P. S$698). Or you could get it with a more powerful AMD Ryzen 5 7520U processor for S$697 (U.P. S$798).

You can find the Acer Aspire 3 at the Challenger booth on Level 3.

 

Aftershock Lunar 14

The Lunar 14 features a 2.8K 14-inch display with a high refresh rate of 90Hz and is powered by an Intel Core i7-13700H processor with 16GB of memory and 1TB SSD. It's going for S$1,550 but there's a special S$1,455 TikTok price. If you want the more powerful Lunar 14X that comes with an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 GPU, then it's S$1,790 with a special TikTok price of S$1,695.

You can find the Lunar 14 at the Aftershock booth (8128) on Level 4.

 

ASUS Vivobook 16

Another affordable notebook I found is the ASUS Vivobook 16. This comes with a 16-inch Full-HD display, an Intel Core i3-1115G4 processor, 8GB of memory, and a 512GB SSD. It weighs 1.5kg, which is acceptable considering its size. It's going for S$699.

You can find the Vivobook 16 at the Challenger booth on Level 3.

 

ASUS ROG Rapture GT6

The ROG Rapture GT6 is ASUS' first ROG-brand mesh networking system and it's a beast. It's Wi-Fi 6 tri-band system capable of delivering speeds of up to 574Mbps on its single 2.4GHz band and speeds of up to 4,804Mbps on each of its two 5GHz bands. It also has a host of features to reduce latency and also a 2.5G WAN port for users with high-speed fibre connections. It's now available in white and it's going for S$999 for a pack of two and every purchase with come with a free Vivowatch SP.

You can find the ROG Rapture GT6 at the Challenger booth on Level 3.

Read more about the ROG Rapture GT 6 here.

 

Gigabyte Aero 14 OLED

If you are looking for something a little more high-end and premium, consider the Gigabyte Aero 14 OLED. This has a 14-inch OLED display with a resolution of 2880 x 1800 pixels and a refresh rate of 90Hz. It's powered by an Intel Core i5-12500H processor and comes with 16GB of memory, 1TB of SSD storage, and discrete graphics in the form of the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4050. It's going for S$2,499.

You can find the Aero 14 OLED at Booth 8115 on Level 4.

 

HP Laptop 14

Another affordable notebook I found is the HP Laptop 14 and 15. Both models feature Full-HD displays and are powered by AMD's Ryzen 5 7520U processor. Both also have 8GB of memory and 512GB SSD storage. Regardless of which size you pick, it's S$699 (U.P. S$799).

You can find the Laptop 14 and 15 at the Challenger booth on Level 3.

 

Kloxia Exceria Pro

If you are looking to upgrade your storage, check out the Kloxia Exceria Pro. This is a PCIe 4.0 x4 SSD that offers maximum sequential read and write speeds of up to 7,300MB/s and 6,400MB/s respectively. It comes in the M.2 2280 form factor and is available in 1TB and 2TB capacities. The 1TB version is S$135 (U.P S$155) while the 2TB version is S$268 (U.P S$288).

You can find the Exceria Pro at the Kloxia booth (8605) on Level 4.

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