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Desktop systems today run the gamut from economic all-in-ones to high-performance gaming rigs. Whether you're looking to buy a pre-built desktop or assemble your own, we have the reviews and benchmarks to make sure you get a balanced system that meets all your needs and budget.


We’re revisiting an age-old question with a modern twist: can you build a balanced gaming PC with a sub-$100 CPU and not be limited by graphics performance? When you pick the right parts, a capable machine is...


After building two successful gaming-oriented configurations under $1000, rising prices force Paul to switch up the composition of his $750 machine. But can a compromise in processor performance be made up for...

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This is a great tool for small businesses and educational institutions.

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Step 1) Open up your items that you want displayed in your screenshot. Step 2) Press the Print Screen button on your keyboard. Step 3) Right...

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We’re presenting a video of Alienware’s compact gaming PC that is supposed to bring Valve’s PC game selection to the living room TV with Steam’s Big Picture mode.

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Get ready for some Type-C action.

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Maingear is now offering its three Battleboxes with the Nvidia GeForce GTX Titan Z.

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Zotac is offering Windows 8.1 with Bing on four "Plus" models.

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Here's a good AIO PC for the home office.

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Gartner reports that desktops and notebooks are declining while thin-and-light form factors are becoming more popular.

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Maingear has launched what seems to be a former Steam Machine.

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This miniPC should be great for PC gaming.

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Here's a pocket-sized PC.

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Newegg and iBUYPOWER offer a configurable gaming desktop.

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Just one more option when customizing an Origin PC "elite" desktop.

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Sounds like Project Christine is having a hard time landing OEM support.

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Here's a boxy little gaming PC.

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Dell has added two AIO PCs to its portfolio.

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Apple's cheapest iMac is still expensive, just not quite as expensive as before.

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Linux gaming should explode next year with the release of SteamOS and Steam Machines.

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Alienware's Alpha console was on display at E3 2014.

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Zotac has four new C-Series nano mini-PCs on display at Computex.

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ASUS Republic of Gamers intros a gaming PC, a console gaming PC, and a gaming laptop.

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Apple moves from Mavericks to Yosemite.