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Old 27-12-2018, 02:17 PM   #1
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Exclamation OP Laptop - US$799 for GTX1060

Hi all,

Wanna ask what are your thoughts on this laptop? Thinking of asking my US buddy to buy and carry back for me (when its back in stock)

https://www.walmart.com/ip/OVERPOWER...s-10/510869060

Linus gave a BUY recommendation on the laptop.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q13t_r8o4rY
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Old 27-12-2018, 08:50 PM   #2
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that laptop is the same model as the Aftershock Apex 15 here in singapore (although admittedly the 799 USD will be cheaper)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ATNgHCt8Hik&t=348s

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Old 28-12-2018, 08:21 AM   #3
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that laptop is the same model as the Aftershock Apex 15 here in singapore (although admittedly the 799 USD will be cheaper)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ATNgHCt8Hik&t=348s
just that the apex 15 is more than two times more expensive...a similar spec on aftershock is around 2.4k??

800usd is only around 1.1k sgd, and u get $150 free gaming software like pubg.

seems like a pretty good deal? altho there's some hassle with the warranty and charger head but i think the cost savings justified these
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Old 28-12-2018, 09:43 AM   #4
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i think the walmart prices were reduced hence why it seems like such a good deal now price-to-spec wise, it looks like clearance sale type of prices, maybe with turing imminent all these 8750H/1060 machines really need to clear stock by next year

all in all good deal is one thing just pray your machine is 100% ok and never needs tech support considering walmart already dumped the desktop OP line and are seemingly clearing stock on the laptops its not even certain whether they are serious about committing to this product line (including establishing proper tech support for existing buyers)

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Old 28-12-2018, 02:22 PM   #5
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yeah i did some digging on toms hardware, reading up on ODM in general and imminent processor upgrades.. very eye opening! and makes me think aftershock's business model has low entry barriers..

anyway yeah the OP desktop issues does concern me but for around SGD$1100 for those specs its quite hard to ignore.. i'm probably gonna get it .. have very good buddies who are in the states and regularly commute back so warranty issues is not really a major concern for me

thanks for all the thoughts guys and happy new year!
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Old 03-01-2019, 10:29 AM   #6
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just that the apex 15 is more than two times more expensive...a similar spec on aftershock is around 2.4k??

800usd is only around 1.1k sgd, and u get $150 free gaming software like pubg.

seems like a pretty good deal? altho there's some hassle with the warranty and charger head but i think the cost savings justified these
AFAIK theres ZERO aftersales support for Walmart laptops in sg. If the laptop has defects(most gaming laptops do), good luck to you bringing it to Sim Lim and paying ppl to repair it. Its cheaper yes, but general maintenance and repair will be nonexistent

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Old 03-01-2019, 11:33 AM   #7
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AFAIK theres ZERO aftersales support for Walmart laptops in sg. If the laptop has defects(most gaming laptops do), good luck to you bringing it to Sim Lim and paying ppl to repair it. Its cheaper yes, but general maintenance and repair will be nonexistent
will the repair cost in the first two years amount to 1.3k tho?

just take it as [1.1k + repair costs] vs [2.4k + repair costs after 2 years] since the standard warranty is only 2years unless you extend it
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Old 03-01-2019, 04:33 PM   #8
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will the repair cost in the first two years amount to 1.3k tho?

just take it as [1.1k + repair costs] vs [2.4k + repair costs after 2 years] since the standard warranty is only 2years unless you extend it
Is not even about the price, is whether you can find the parts in the first place? If you can't find the parts, then you want to pay how much also cannot fix.
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Old 04-01-2019, 11:02 AM   #9
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true true

Is not even about the price, is whether you can find the parts in the first place? If you can't find the parts, then you want to pay how much also cannot fix.
bro u have a point.. i think if we're concerned about this we would buy locally give the retailers their margin and get that warranty..

but honestly.. if u read up on the Chinese ODMs .. the aftershock laptops are actually from similar sources like walmarts just with a different logo slapped on.. so quality wise i would say they're abt the same
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i actually tried to purchase this and ship via forwarder but they rejected non US credit cards.
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It's more worth than Aftershock Apex 15 due to same specs, lower price.

Problem is how to buy from SG...

You'll either need an Agent or a friend/cousin in US to help you buy and ship. Agent fee/shipping isn't going to be cheap cuz its a 3KG box...
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Old 05-01-2019, 11:36 AM   #12
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It's more worth than Aftershock Apex 15 due to same specs, lower price.

Problem is how to buy from SG...

You'll either need an Agent or a friend/cousin in US to help you buy and ship. Agent fee/shipping isn't going to be cheap cuz its a 3KG box...
if your suitcase is too small for this and you handcarry, most probably will tio 7% gst.

By the way curious to know, you guys will most probably try to act blur put it inside suitcase and bring it in or declare to customs?
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if your suitcase is too small for this and you handcarry, most probably will tio 7% gst.

By the way curious to know, you guys will most probably try to act blur put it inside suitcase and bring it in or declare to customs?
remove the box and just carry laptop+adaptor. confirm no gst.
why need to declare?
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Old 05-01-2019, 12:27 PM   #14
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Throw box put in luggage and it's your own personal laptop that you "brought on your trip"
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Nowadays still got people buy that overpriced lousy aftershock **** ah? LOL
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