You can't buy a more powerful gaming platform than a tricked-out desktop PC. Here's everything you need to know, part by part, to pick the right killer gaming system, along with our current favorites, culled from our top-rated reviews.
The Raspberry Pi gets some fresh competition from Asus' new boards with 1.5x performance promised.
A reliable home PC doesn't have to cost you four figures...far from it. Most of our budget-PC favorites cost less than $600, and some are hundreds less than that. Check out our top tested picks among conventional towers, compact PCs, and more.
With a new lower starting price and Apple's straining-at-the-leash M1 CPU, the Mac mini is far and away the most polished, potent tiny desktop in its class.
Elite PC builder Falcon Northwest seldom fails to impress, and with AMD's latest, the Ryzen 9 5950X, under the hood, this exquisitely crafted Talon gaming mid-tower brings serious muscle for gamers and pro content creators alike.
A brand-new processor that Apple developed in-house will power the newest Macs. Here's what it can do, based on what we know so far.
In this AMD Ryzen 5000-powered and Nvidia "Ampere" loadout, the Origin PC Chronos crams full-tower desktop power into a mini-ITX chassis with few compromises.
Corsair's Vengeance i7200 is an upscale, yet still reasonably priced, power desktop that shines at 4K gaming, thanks to the twin bazookas it's packing: a Core i9, and an RTX 3080.
The Alienware Aurora R11 is a highly configurable gaming desktop with a unique design, and our super-powerful configuration is capable of top-charting numbers. Big spenders may prefer a chassis that showcases their components, however.
Windows 10 PCs need some adjustment before they're ready for everyday use. Here's what to install, what to delete, and how to make sure your new investment is safe and secure.
Meet the most serious PCs on the planet: desktop workstations, certified to crunch through the most demanding design and rendering jobs and process the most intimidating datasets. Here's what you need to know as you shop for a genuine heavyweight (even if it's small in size).
iBuyPower's Creator RDY-IWRG205 mid-tower offers AMD Ryzen 9- and Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090-fueled creative and gaming power at an attractive price.
What you want: space savings, power, and flexibility, all from a single desktop computer. What you need: an all-in-one (AIO) PC. Our buying guide and deep-dive reviews will help you shop for one of these sleek machines. (We've tested all the latest models.)
Whether hulking towers, sleek all-in-ones, or space-saving mini PCs, today's desktops pack neater designs and more value than ever. Check out our recent favorites, along with some in-depth shopping advice and deep-dive reviews.
Some are bare-bones kits. Others are ready to go out of the box, complete with an OS, RAM, and memory installed. Whatever the form, these top Windows micro desktops all deliver surprising features, value, and pep for their size.
A very affordable developer kit for anyone with an interest in AI and robotics.
These tiny PCs include an M.2 PCIe Gen4 x4 port and support up to 64GB of 3,200MHz DDR4 RAM.
Small, silent, and inexpensive, the fanless Azulle Access4 mini PC is the opposite of a general-purpose desktop, but it works well for video streaming or the most basic Windows access on an older monitor or TV.
If you need an affordable mini PC with strong performance for everyday tasks, ECS's Liva Z3 Plus is a sensible option—providing you don't mind upgrading it with an extra stick of SO-DIMM RAM.