Best Desktop Computers

Check out the best desktop computers, as rated by Digital Trends' expert reviewers.

Best DesktopsWe have compiled a list of what we think are the best desktop PC's currently out there. The whole desktop computer category has evolved and changed over the past few years as all-in-one PC’s have become more prominent and huge gaming systems are being increasingly reserved for those with deeper wallets. Of course there is a great desktop computer to fit every budget, so please make sure to read our desktop PC reviews including the user reviews before heading out to the store to get your system. Happy hunting!

Our best desktop computers list is continually updated as we review new desktops and all-in-one computers that enter the market.

ASUS M70AD-US003S

The Asus M70AD is a great choice for families who want a single desktop to fill everyone’s needs.

  • Pros: Compact and conveniently-placed front ports…
  • Cons: Could use more USB 3.0 ports, Limited…
  • Type All-Purpose
  • Features Blu-ray Optical Drive
  • Operating System Microsoft Windows
  • Form Factor Towers
  • Card Reader Yes
Our Score: 9.5
Viewer Score: 0

Origin Millennium (2014)

The Millennium is an obvious choice for anyone who desires unparalleled performance.

  • Pros: Insanely quick, Spacious, modular case, Excellent…
  • Cons: Large and heavy for a supposed “mid tower”…
  • Features 1 TB of Memory
  • Type Gaming
  • Form Factor Towers
  • Card Reader Yes
Our Score: 9
Viewer Score: 0

Falcon Northwest Talon

Minor quibbles aside, the Talon is powerful, quiet, easy to upgrade, and provides everything a gamer could want in a mid-sized high-end desktop. Score: 9, Editor's Choice

  • Pros: High build quality, Easy to upgrade, Excellent…
  • Cons: Aesthetically dull, Could use a few more ports
  • Features 1 TB of Memory
  • Type Gaming
  • Form Factor Towers
  • Operating System Windows 8
Our Score: 9
Viewer Score: 0

Not quite finding what you're looking for? Check out our budget PC reviews, gaming PC reviews, tower PC reviews and all-purpose PC reviews for more options.

Dell XPS 27 Touch

With fresh components, a touch layer, and a much-improved stand, Dell’s XPS 27 is the best Windows-based AiO we’ve seen. With a starting price less than Apple’s competing offering, it may gain some iMac converts.

  • Pros: Excellent Design, Great 2,560 x 1,440 display…
  • Cons: Plastic backside feels a bit flimsy for a premium…
  • Features 1 TB of Memory
  • Form Factor All-in-One
  • Type All-Purpose
  • Operating System Windows 8
  • Card Reader Yes
Our Score: 9
Viewer Score: 10.0

Gateway ZX4970-UR22

Simple and easy-to-use, the Gateway ZX4970 provides adequate performance at a reasonable price.

  • Pros: Simple but sturdy design, Plenty of USB ports…
  • Cons: Stand lacks ergonomic adjustments, No display…
  • Form Factor All-in-One
  • Type All-Purpose
  • Features Card Reader
  • Operating System Windows 8
  • Card Reader Yes
Our Score: 8.5
Viewer Score: 8.0

Origin Millennium (2013)

The Origin Millennium is almost endlessly customizable, easy to upgrade, outrageously powerful, and yet not as expensive as most competitors.

  • Pros: Small enclosure, Easy to repair and upgrade…
  • Cons: Cooling fans are loud, even at idle, Chugs power…
  • Features 1 TB of Memory
  • Type Gaming
  • Card Reader None
  • Form Factor Towers
  • Operating System Windows 8
Our Score: 8.5
Viewer Score: 0

Asus M51AC-US016S

The Asus M51 isn’t going to bring desktops back into style, but if you’re looking for an old-fashioned tower with great bang-for-your-buck and a solid feature set, this could be the PC for you.

  • Pros: Low-key design with lots of connectivity, Quality…
  • Cons: Case has just one empty drive bay, No solid-state…
  • Features 1 TB of Memory
  • Form Factor Towers
  • Operating System Windows 8
  • Card Reader Yes
Our Score: 8.5
Viewer Score: 4.0

Gateway DX 4885-UB3A

Fast, affordable and easy to upgrade, the mundane Gateway DX4885-UB3A checks all the right boxes and avoids any major problems.

  • Pros: Compact, Easy to upgrade, Strong processor…
  • Cons: A few design quirks, No extra hard drive bays…
  • Features 1 TB of Memory
  • Type Budget
  • Form Factor Towers
  • Operating System Windows 8
  • Card Reader Yes
Our Score: 8
Viewer Score: 4.0

Acer Predator G3 (AG3-605-UR20)

The Predator G3 finally gives gamers a reason to buy an Acer gaming desktop. Though not outstanding in any one area, well-rounded performance and a price of $1,350 make this rig a great value.

  • Pros: Good, functional design, Simple and easy to…
  • Cons: Game performance doesn’t set records, Bundled…
  • Features 1 TB of Memory
  • Type Gaming
  • Form Factor Towers
  • Operating System Windows 8
  • Card Reader Yes
Our Score: 8
Viewer Score: 0

Lenovo IdeaCentre Flex 20

Lenovo’s Flex 20 is not the best implementation of a portable all-in-one design we’ve yet seen, but it is the only one we’ve tested with a price tag that makes sense.

  • Pros: Affordable price, Display offers excellent image…
  • Cons: Below-average performance, Short battery life, Not…
  • Form Factor All-in-One
  • Features Card Reader
  • Type Media
  • Operating System Microsoft Windows 8
  • Card Reader Yes
Our Score: 7.5
Viewer Score: 8.0

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