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IT Show 2019 highlights

By Team HardwareZone - 9 Mar 2019

Notebooks & Desktops - 1

Acer

The Acer Swift 5 is a 15.6-inch notebook equipped with the latest Intel Whiskey Lake processors. It is powered by an Intel Core i7-8565U processor, 16GB of DDR4 RAM, and a 512GB PCIe SSD. The FHD IPS display supports touch interactions as well, and it weighs a mere 0.99kg. You can get it for S$2,285, together with a 2-year carry-in warranty and an Acer SnapCase. 

The Acer Nitro 5 is a 15.6-inch gaming notebook equipped with an Intel Core i7-8750H processor, 8GB of DDR4 RAM, and a 128GB SSD and 1TB HDD. On the graphics front, it features an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB. It is available now at S$1,695 (U.P. S$1,898), together with a 2-year warranty, a 3-year anti-virus subscription, a backpack, and wireless mouse.

The Acer Predator Helios 300 features an Intel Core i7-8750H processor, 16GB of DDR4 RAM, and a 256GB PCIe SSD and 1TB HDD. It also has an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB for graphics. You can get it at S$2,235 (U.P. S$2,498), together with a 3-year carry-in warranty and a Predator Classic backpack.

 

Aftershock

The Aftershock Slate 15 is powered by an Intel Core i7-8750H processor, 8GB of DDR4 RAM, and an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q. It also comes with a 512GB PCIe M.2 SSD. And even though it is the size of a 15.6-inch notebook, the display is actually a 16.1-inch panel with a FHD resolution and 144Hz refresh rate. You can get it for S$2,750, together with a 2-year onsite warranty and free color calibration service. 

The Aftershock Apex 17 is a slim and light 17.3-inch notebook with an Intel Core i7-8750H processor, 8GB of DDR4 RAM, and an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q. It also comes with a 512GB PCIe M.2 SSD. In addition, it comes with a mechanical keyboard with per-key RGB backlighting. You can get it at S$2,699, together with a 2-year onsite warranty and free color calibration service. 

The Aftershock Ultracore is a powerful desktop PC that can be equipped with an Intel Core i7-9700K processor, 16GB of DDR4 RAM, and an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti. For storage, it has a 256GB PCIe SSD and 2TB HDD. All this is housed in Lian Li's sleek PC-O11 Dynamic tempered glass case, and Aftershock is also throwing in a free upgrade to its Glacier 240 AIO cooler. You can get it for S$3,599, together with a 3-year warranty.

 

Alienware

The Alienware m17 is the company's new slim and light 17.3-inch gaming notebook. It features an Intel Core i7-8750H processor, 16GB of DDR4 RAM, and a 256GB SSD and 1TB SSHD. It also has an NVDIA GeForce RTX 2060 for graphics. It is available now at S$3,799, along with 2-years of Dell Premium Support, the Alienware Vindicator backpack, and a 12-month McAfee LiveSafe subscription.

 

Aorus

The Aorus 15 X9 is outfitted with an Intel Core i7-8750H processor, 16GB of DDR4 RAM, and an NVIDIA GeFOrce RTX 2070. It also features a 15.6-inch FHD 144Hz IPS panel and a 512GB PCIe SSD and 2TB HDD. You can get it now at S$3,399, together with a free backpack, gaming mouse, and mouse pad.

 

ASUS

The new ASUS VivoBook 14 is a 14-inch laptop powered by an Intel Core i5-8265U processor, 8GB of RAM, and a 256GB PCIe SSD. It is also ASUS' first notebook to feature an NVIDIA GeForce MX230 GPU. It is available now at S$999, together with a free anti-virus subscription, carrying bag, and optical mouse. 

The ASUS ZenBook S UX391 is equipped with an Intel Core i7-8550U processor, 16GB of RAM, and a 512GB PCIe SSD. It weighs just 1.05kg, so it's really light as well. You can get it at S$2,098 (U.P. S$2,398), along with a free anti-virus subscription, sleeve case, and mini dock. 

The ASUS VivoBook S15 comes with an Intel Core i7-8550U processor, 8GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD and 1TB HDD. In addition, it features an NVIDIA GeForce MX150 discrete GPU. It is available now at S$1,398 (U.P. S$1,598), together with a free anti-virus subscription, carrying bag, and optical mouse. You can get it in gold, grey, silver/yellow, or grey/red. 

The ASUS ROG Strix GL12CM is a powerful desktop equipped with an Intel Core i7-8700K processor, 64GB of DDR4 RAM, and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080. For storage, it features a 512GB PCIe SSD and 2TB HDD. The CPU is also cooled by a closed-loop liquid cooler for better thermal performance. It is available now at S$3,498 (U.P. S$3,998), along with a 1-year anti-virus subscription, 100GB of ASUS WebStorage for a year, and a gaming keyboard and optical mouse. Read our review of the ROG Strix GL12 here.

 

Avita

The Avita Liber 14 features a 14-inch FHD IPS display, an Intel Core i5-8250U processor, 8GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD. You can get it at S$999 (U.P. S$1,249), together with a free laptop sleeve.

 

Dell

The Dell G7 15 is outfitted with an Intel Core i7-8750H processor, 16GB of RAM, and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB Max-Q. In addition, it has a 256GB SSD and 1TB HDD for storage. You can get it at S$2,199, along with 1 year of Dell Premium Support and Absolute Lojack, a 1-month McAfee LiveSafe subscription, and a Dell Essential Backpack 15. 

The new Dell XPS 13 comes with its webcam located in the top bezel. It is equipped with an Intel Core i7-8565U processor, 16GB of LPDDR3 memory, and a 512GB PCIe SSD. In addition, its 13.3-inch display as a crisp 4K resolution. It is available at S$2,699 (U.P. S$2,799), and comes with one year of Dell Premium Support, a 12-month McAfee LiveSafe subscription, and a Dell USB-C to VGA adaptor.