What to do in the new Aftershock showroom
Whether you’re a tech geek, PC enthusiast, pro gamer, or just following the news, you’ve probably seen an influx of IG stories and articles talking about the tech giant. Aftershock’s new 7,000 square foot showroom.
If you have not had the opportunity to visit and suffer from a severe case of fomoread on to get all the tea on this glitzy experiential center. From designing your own keyboard to getting PC and room design inspirations, here are 4 highlights you can expect in this futuristic space.
PS: Aftershock is having an opening sale, so you can save up to $700 on your purchase.
1. Design your own custom keyboard
Custom keyboards may not be a new concept. However, choosing each part of a keyboard and putting them together with your two hands, while getting advice from the pros, is something you will only see at MASH POTATOES – a crucial part of Aftershock’s new showroom.
Get ready to DIY your own keyboard using your chosen layout, frame design, switches and keycaps. Whether you are looking for a small keyboard with a simple design or a large format dressed in pink Japanese patterns, do not hesitate to make your choice. The whole process takes less than an hour, so you can do it yourself at the assembly areaor have it assembled by experts.
Building a keyboard is an exciting prospect, but if you don’t know where to start, a good place is its ready-made keyboards on display. Take a look at all the designs available, feel them out, and see what you like before committing to a style.
Full disclosure: I’m not a keyboard enthusiast, but I immediately caught the keyboard bug when they presented us with endless design combinations. Additionally, I imagine that having a unique keyboard that you build yourself can dramatically increase your productivity and computing experience.
2. Build your dream Customs computer
If you think you need a fabulous PC setup to go along with the keyboard you just created, you’re absolutely right. Since you’re already at Aftershock – one of Singapore’s most reputable bespoke PC companies – you can do just that and build yourself a dream PC.
Like everything in technology, building a PC from scratch can be expensive and complicated. Fortunately, at Aftershock, there is a whole team of engineers to help you design a PC at an affordable price. All you have to do is drop your design and setup on Forgeand they will do the rest.
Don’t be fooled by this humble corner though. The real deal is actually a juggernaut of 11,000 square foot production facility located one floor below the showroom.
If you’re a budding streamer, check out this chio setup that includes pink cat ears headphones, lighting, and web cameras. There is even a Rack upgrade on site if you need to spruce up your PC and laptop parts.
3. Admire a $10,000 Bubble Tea Gaming PC
So you’ve heard of the world famous $10,000 Bubble Tea Gaming PC and could even have dreamed of it. But if you haven’t seen it IRL yet, well, now’s your chance.
Get up close and personal with a glow-in-the-dark purple PC that comes with black “pearls” in its coolant. Attention: the whole design looks like your prefer taro milk tea and could trigger a craving for bubble tea.
If you need to see it to believe it, stop by as quickly as possible and check it. Hope you get a glimpse of this one-of-a-kind custom BBT PC, as well as Seven other unique designs Limited edition areabefore they are sold or replaced with the next batch of eight drool-worthy units.
While we’d love to bring this meticulously crafted BBT PC home, it’s not for sale. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t order a lookalike. We hear the folks at Aftershock can customize almost anything according to your desires and your budget.
4. Get design ideas for a play space at home
If you’re lucky enough to have more space in your apartment, having your own playroom that doubles as an office is a game-changer. For room ideas, take a look at Aftershock setups for create the best space for work and entertainment in the woods.
Inspired by IKEA, Aftershock’s “rooms” simulate a home environment and help you visualize what your real-life setup might look like. Plus, they’re all outfitted with top-of-the-line gaming furniture, like Secretlab chairs and Omnidesks, so you can even buy the full set – PC included – if you want. All you have to do is scan each room’s QR codes and you’re done.
Bonus: More things to discover in the new Aftershock showroom
Beyond Aftershock products, you’ll also be able to buy other gaming essentials like headsets and laptops from its partner brands like Logitech and Razer. There’s an entire section dedicated to testing and comparing gear, so you won’t have to second-guess yourself after making a purchase.
Once you have secured everything you need, make a pit stop retail corner and get your hands on exclusive Aftershock merchandise, like t-shirts, masks and backpacks.
Enhance your gaming experience with the new Aftershock Showroom
If you’ve been blaming yourself for being unproductive in the new year, one solution is to roll up your sleeves and build yourself a thing or two — like a PC, keyboard, and everything else at home. The new Aftershock showroom.
Contrary to what one might think, a custom PC is not necessarily reserved for games. It can also be used as an epic workhorse to get you motivated for those morning WFH meetings. Pair it with a comfy chair and an adjustable desk, and you might not want to leave your room.
Along with a new showroom that looks like the inside of the Millenium Falcon and a massive production bay, another thing to watch out for is its expansion. HQ, which should be an impressive 41,000 square feet.
For now, Aftershock’s new showroom is open to the public, so head over to gaming gear, WFH furniture, and cool photos with this BBT PC.
Address: 994 Bendemeer Road, #05-07. Singapore 339943
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 11.30am-8pm | Sat 12pm-6pm (Closed Sunday)
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Photograph by Clement.
Originally published February 25, 2022. Last updated by Josiah Neo on April 7, 2022.