Don't-Miss Desktop Stories
We love just about everything in iBuyPower’s Paladin XLC, but its commanding price puts this desktop’s appeal into question.
Dell’s inexpensive XPS 8300 is a true force to be reckoned with for its speeds, connections, and do-no-wrong attitude.
This performance desktop scored among the best in its category, and offers a large chassis with plenty of room for upgrades.
Looking for a top-tier performance PC, but not quite ready to part with a kidney? You’re in luck.
The Giada DN2301 is ultimately relying on its small chassis to sell, but competition in the compact-PC category is tough.
Sandy Bridge arrives on our mainstream-PC chart with a flourish as Micro Express’s MicroFlex 25B mops the floor with the competition--for now.
Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 560 Ti makes a strong push for the midrange graphics card crown, but savvy shoppers have a few options before them.
Facing tough competition at varying sizes and costs, Sony's attractive all-in-one doesn't quite live up to its asking price.
HP’s Omni 100 is an extremely inexpensive all-in-one PC, but if you spend a little more elsewhere, you'll get a better deal.
The p6640f tries to offer a competitive buffet of features for its low price, but the meal isn't as satisfying as what you’ll find elsewhere.
This midsize-tower desktop just has too much competition offering too many other interesting features, for less money--raw speed doesn't make Gateway’s DX4320-45 a sure-fire winner.
It’s small, it’s inexpensive, and it’s not upgradable--but why would you want to rip the Blu-ray player out of this superskinny system anyway? The networking, however, is another story.
Origin has updated the Genesis Midtower desktop for 2011 with Intel’s Sandy Bridge CPUs. While far less imposing than its larger sibling, this machine represents one of the best price-to-performance ratios on our charts, with few sacrifices.