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Last-minute bargains at Comex today

August 31st, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
Traditionally, computer bazaars have the best deals for the last day, when retailers clear their stock at low, low prices. This is when the crowds rush in. When I went down today to Comex at noon, and the crowd was already...
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What’s hot at Comex 2008 part 3

August 29th, 2008 | by Oo Gin Lee
Anyways, here the deals/gadgets that caught my eye at the show. (1) The Ultimate HP Student Offer (but they were willing to sell to this 39-year-old as well) at Booth 8428 level 4 It’s the new HP Pavilion dv5-1034TX running...
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What’s hot at Comex 2008 part 2

August 29th, 2008 | by Oo Gin Lee
Visiting the big IT fairs today is very different from the experience 2-3 years ago. The last few tech shows (we have four every year, one every quarter, in Singapore which coincides with the school holidays) has become a lot...
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A motherboard with *gasp* eight RAM slots

August 28th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
Yeah, you read that right. MSI has come up with a mobo that has twice as many slots for memory modules than the average mobo out there. Four slots on the P45-8D, dubbed “Memory Lover”, supports cheap DDR2 modules and...
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Where are the Centrino 2 laptops?

August 25th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
It’s been more than a month since Intel launched its Centrino 2 platform, which includes CPUs that are faster yet use up less battery. Yet, you’ll probably be surprised that there aren’t that many models out...
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GTX 280 prices fall to S$699

July 27th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
If you have been holding out for a new top-end graphics card, here’s a little bit of good news. Sim Lim Square stores like Cybermind and Bell and online retailers like Potterhouse are (finally) selling some Nvidia GTX 280...
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Massive price drops for Nvidia cards

July 5th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
The anticipated price wars have begun! Reports everywhere are suggesting that Nvidia are finally lowering ther crazy S$999 prices for their GTX 280s. If you go to Newegg.com, you’ see that you can now get a MSI GTX...
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When will ATI HD4870x2 cards be here?

July 4th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
According to local distributors, it will be in end of this month (July), when these power-packed graphics cards will make their way to shops here. What we have now are these single-chip 512MB versions, which are selling for S$435...
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Jab this HP

June 12th, 2008 | by Boon Kiat
Do we really fancy jabbing our fingers at a VERY large touch-screen monitor, like 22-inches wide, all the time? HP says yay to the idea with its “closer to B&O than HP” TouchSmart IQ500 PC unwrapped yesterday in...
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ATI and Nvidia news heat up as new graphics cards to debut this month

June 11th, 2008 | by Alfred Siew
After some quiet for a while, AMD and Nvidia seem to be finally at it again. Already purported beta drivers are out for Nvidia’s new GT260 and GT280 graphics cards (Source: TC Magazine). These cards have been said to...