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By Team HardwareZone - 18 Mar 2018

Gaming Desktops & Notebooks - 1

Acer

Acer Predator Helios 300

The Acer Predator Helios 300 is a 15.6-inch gaming notebook equipped with an Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor, 16GB of DDR4 RAM, and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB. For storage, you get a 256GB SSD and a 1TB HDD. It is available now at S$2,088 with a 3-year international warranty and a free carrying case and anti-virus software.

The Acer Nitro 5 is equipped with an Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor, 8GB of DDR4 RAM, and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 4GB. In addition, it features a 15.6-inch 1080p IPS display and a 128GB SSD and 1TB HDD. You can get it for S$1,298 (U.P. S$1,498) together with a 2-year warranty.

 

Aftershock

The Aftershock PRIME-15 features an Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor, 8GB of DDR4 RAM, and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q. It is also equipped with a 500GB Samsung 850 EVO SSD and a 15.6-inch IPS display. Despite all that, it weighs just 1.9kg and measures 18.6mm thick. It is available now at S$2,599 (U.P. S$2,966) together with a 2-year parts warranty, a professional color calibration service, and an Aftershock backpack.

If you're looking for a powerful small form factor PC, the Aftershock Impulse V2 is a good contender. It features an Intel Core i5-8600K processor, 8GB of DDR4 RAM, and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB. It also comes with a 120GB SSD and a 1TB HDD. Furthermore, it can be customized with a number of automobile paint finishes and other designs. You can get it at S$1,920 (U.P. S$2,174).

The Aftershock Aeon 32R is a sleek all-in-one gaming PC with slim bezels and a top-mounted webcam. It is outfitted with an Intel Core i5-8400 processor, 16GB of DDR4 RAM, and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti. It also comes with a 120GB SSD and 1TB HDD. In addition, the 31.5-inch display boasts a crisp QHD resolution and a speedy 144Hz refresh rate for fluid gameplay. It is available at S$2,999 (U.P. S$3,128) with a 2-year parts warranty and an Aftershock M1 gaming mouse. 

 

Alienware

The Alienware 13 is one of the most compact gaming notebooks available. The 13.3-inch machine is equipped with an Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor, 16GB of DDR4 RAM, and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB. It also comes with a generous 512GB PCIe SSD for your storage needs. It is selling for S$2,699, together with 2-year premium support and accidental damage coverage and a 12-month McAfee Live Safe subscription. 

 

Aorus

The Aorus X7 v7 is a powerful 17.3-inch gaming notebook that is powered by two NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070s in SLI. In addition, it boasts an overclockable Intel Core i7-7820HK processor, 16GB of DDR4 RAM, and a 256GB PCIe SSD and 1TB HDD. It is selling for S$3,999 (U.P. S$4,299), and comes with a free Microsoft Office 365 subscription, headset, and gaming mouse.

 

ASUS

The ASUS ROG Strix GL503VM is a 15.6-inch notebook with an Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor, 12GB of DDR4 RAM, and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB. It also comes with a 128GB PCIe SSD and a 1TB HDD for additional storage. It is available now at S$2,298 (U.P. S$2,498) and comes with a free gaming and backpack and a 1-year anti-virus subscription.

The ASUS ROG Strix GL553VD is an affordable 15.6-inch gaming laptop with an Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor, 8GB of DDR4 RAM, and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 4GB. It also comes with a 1TB HDD, but there's unfortunately no SSD here. It is available at S$1,498 (U.P. S$1,898) and comes with a 2-year international warranty.

The ASUS ROG Strix GD30 is a stormtrooper-inspired desktop with enough power to run most games on the market today. It features an Intel Core i7-7700 processor, 16GB of DDR4 RAM, and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070. For storage, it comes with a 256GB SSD and 1TB HDD. It is available at S$2,498 (U.P. S$2,798) and comes with a 3-year on-site warranty, a 1-year anti-virus subscription, a 1-year subscription to 100GB of ASUS WebStorage, and a gaming keyboard and mouse. 

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