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PC Show 2018 highlights

By Team HardwareZone - 3 Jun 2018

Notebooks & Desktops - 1

Acer

The Acer Swift 3 is a 14-inch notebook equipped with an Intel Core i5-8250U, 8GB of DDR4 RAM, and a 256GB SSD. The Swift 3 costs S$1,028 (U.P. S$1,098), and comes with a 3-year McAfee Internet Security subscription, 25GB of free space on Dropbox for a year, a carrying case, and a wireless mouse. A 15.6-inch version is also available with a Core i7 processor and an NVIDIA GeForce MX150 at S$1,398 (U.P. S$1,498).

The Acer Nitro 5 is outfitted with the latest Intel Core i7-8750H processor, 8GB of DDR4 RAM, and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB. It also comes with a 128GB SSD and 1TB HDD for storage.  It is selling for S$1,698 (U.P. S$1,898) and comes with a free Predator Cestus 300 gaming mouse and Predator Spirits XL mousepad.

 

Aorus

The Aorus X7 DT v8 is a beastly desktop replacement equipped with an Intel Core i7-8850H processor, 16GB of DDR4 RAM, and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080. For storage, you get a 512GB SSD and 1TB HDD. The GeForce GTX 1080 is paired with a 17.3-inch FHD 144Hz display, so you'll get butter-smooth gameplay. It is selling at S$4,799 (U.P. S$4,999), together with a free Razer Naga Hex mouse and mousepad.

 

ASUS

The ASUS VivoBook S510 is a 15.6-inch notebook equipped with an Intel Core i7-8550U processor, 16GB of RAM, and a 128GB SSD and 1TB HDD. It also comes with an NVIDIA GeForce MX150 for some extra graphics computing power. It is available at S$1,498 (S$1,598) and comes with a free 1-year Microsoft Office 365 Personal subscription, a 1-year anti-virus subscription, a notebook bag, and an optical mouse.

The ASUS ROG Zephyrus GX501 is a luxurious notebook equipped with an Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor, 24GB of DDR4 RAM, and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q. On top of that, you get a generous 512GB PCIe SSD and a 15.6-inch 120Hz FHD IPS display. It is going at S$4,298 (U.P. S$4,898) and comes with a free anti-virus subscription, sleeve case, and gaming mouse.

The ASUS TUF Gaming FX504 is equipped with an Intel Core i7-8750H processor, 8GB of DDR4 RAM, and a 256GB SSD and 1TB HDD. For graphics, it features an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB. It will cost you S$1,798 and comes with a free 1-year anti-virus subscription, optical mouse, and carrying case.

The ASUS ROG Strix Hero GL503VM comes with an Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor, 16GB of DDR4 RAM, and an 128GB PCIe SSD and 1TB HDD. It is also equipped with an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB and a 120Hz FHD display for silky smooth gameplay. It is available at S$2,498 (U.P. S$2,698), together with a free gaming backpack, mouse, and a 1-year anti-virus subscription.

 

Aftershock

The Aftershock APEX 15 is a slim and light 15.6-inch gaming notebook that weighs a mere 1.95kg. The APEX 15 is equipped with an Intel Core i7-8750H processor, 8GB of DDR4 RAM, and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB. You'll also get a 500GB Samsung 860 EVO M.2 SSD for storage. The mechanical keyboard uses optical switches, which are supposedly more resilient. It is available at S$2,335 (U.P. S$2,627), together with a free Aftershock M1 gaming mouse. 

The Aftershock Aeon 32R is a sleek all-in-one desktop PC that features a 32-inch 2,560 x 1,440-pixel 144Hz display, an Intel Core i5-8600K processor, 16GB of DDR4 RAM, and an NVIDIA GeFOrce GTX 1070 Ti. In addition, it is equipped with a large 500GB SSD and 1TB HDD for storage. It's also upgradeable like a regular desktop. The Aeon 32R costs S$3,090 (U.P. S$3,228) and comes with a free Aftershock M1 gaming mouse. 

The new Aftershock Hypergate has been updated with NZXT's latest H500i chassis. It features an Intel Core i7-8700 processor, 16GB of DDR4 RAM, and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080. For storage, it offers a 120GB SSD and 1TB HDD. It is available at S$2,399 (U.P. S$2,554).