Singapore - Electronics prices

Aug 16th, 2006, 09:57 AM
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Singapore - Electronics prices

I am stopping off for a couple of days in Singapore, and wondering what the price of Electronics is likely to be. In particular I was looking at Computer components - motherboards, memory, processors etc. as well as electronic Gadgets - MP3 players and similar.

Are they likely to be any cheaper than the UK ?
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Aug 16th, 2006, 10:03 AM
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Can't help you relative to prices in UK but they are overall quite cheap, I forget the name but there is a particulr area of large shops that caters for such and I have bought items there in the past and was satisfied with the prices ( compared with Thailand )
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Aug 16th, 2006, 10:04 AM
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As to that mall location I am sure one of the Singapore based posters will come in and tell you, if I have time I will try and recall where it was.
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Aug 16th, 2006, 10:10 AM
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Ok just went to Yahoo Singapore and got it, it's Funan, this local link tells you where it is etc, level 4 mainly for what you need

Go to City hall SMRT station and it's about 5 minutes walk, City Hall SMRT you can get to very easily, walk down North Bridge Road, ask anyone for 'Funan'
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Aug 16th, 2006, 05:49 PM
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Actually, Funan is more for complete systems. If you want components like montherboards, you would be better of going to Sim Lim Square. It is just a few blocks north of Bugis Junction.
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Aug 16th, 2006, 06:49 PM
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If you are into building your own pc, then Sim Lim Square is definitely the place to go. There are many many shops waving their price lists at you. 4-5 floors? Make sure to give yourself enough time to compare prices. Besides the motherboards and processors, there are also fancy lighting accessories for your computer case. I find prices in HK are slightly cheaper but Sim Lim Square is easy to access with competitive prices. Not sure about UK prices. Don't forget your GST refund!

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Aug 17th, 2006, 02:59 AM
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Thank you all for your helpful replies.
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