Don't-Miss Desktop Stories
The Acer Aspire Z3-605-UR22 may look sleek, slim and streamlined, but it's only skin deep—it lagged far behind in our benchmarks.
All-in-ones deliver more bang for the buck than notebooks. They’re great for schoolwork and entertainment, and much less susceptible to theft.
This isn't the fastest boutique gaming rig we've tested, but it's a whole lot less expensive.
No one will mistake this machine for boutique builder's product, but we have no complaints about its price/performance ratio.
Lenovo will add SweetLabs' Pokki utility to its PCs, providing an alternative to both the Windows 8 Start page as well as the Windows app store.
Quite simply, the fastest desktop gaming PC we've ever tested.
This portable all-in-one isn't a benchmark champion, but it will let you take your computing fun to any room in the house.
HP makes some good component choices for the Envy 700-030qe, but the overall package is somewhat imperfect.
The ET2702 has a very high-res 27-inch display, but the absence of one component renders it an also-ran in our benchmark competition.
Gateway's DX4870-UB2C is an old-school midtower desktop that delivers good productivity performance and copious storage for a very reasonable price.
Within its plain enclosure, the Virtue has some serious power thanks to Intel's new Haswell chips and Nvidia's high-performing graphics card—just be sure to set up a triage for your wallet.
Dell sacrifices a little practicality for the sake of beauty, but this AIO is so terrific most people won't care.
Anyone spending more than $9000 on a gaming rig deserves supreme fit and finish, not just pure muscle.
Undeniably good-looking, the Acer Aspire U all-in-one delivers a classy desktop computing and multimedia experience. We’ve selected it to serve as our reference desktop PC.
The IdeaCentre Horizon weighs nearly 19 pounds. Lenovo's cart accessory renders it portable and suitable for electronic board games.