using xe.com website
USD499 ~ SGD818.510
so, add in a couple of hundred for GST etc... mebbe street price for the basic setup, we might be looking at $1k+?
throw in an airport extreme card for abt $200+, another $300+ (from SLS) to up the RAM - all in all, mebbe we have to spend $1.5-$1.6K? still cheaper than most PCs out there, and ibook 12" too!