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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.


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...


I wanted to see how a GeForce GTX 780 Ti and Core i7-4770K compare to last quarter's GeForce GTX 770 cards in SLI and Core i5-4670K. In addition, we updated our price/performance evaluation. So, this System...

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Intel's mini PC will start shipping towards the end of the month.

Tutorial - MARCH 15

A short answer to this simple question is YES, you can change the desktop background in your Windows 8/Windows 8.1 computer. However unlike earlier...

news - APRIL 16 0

Lenovo is introducing a new AIO desktop, and several laptops.

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AVADirect was showing a monster gaming rig at GTC 2014.

reviews - MARCH 24 3

I built a sweet system last quarter with Radeon R9 290s. But based on your feedback, the highest-priced build for Q1 2014 integrates several alternative components. Can this new system do more things right than...

news - MARCH 21 4

CyberPowerPC has built three different PCs designed for coin mining.

news - MARCH 21 2

MSI has built two new all-in-one gaming PCs using Nvidia's new mobile graphics chips.

picture story - MARCH 21 1

After realizing that we've never covered the creation of a case from top to bottom, Origin PC told us that it wanted to show us how its own Genesis and Millennium enclosures came to be, and what made them...

news - MARCH 20 0

Intel's prototype for a portable all-in-one will be carried around like a briefcase.

news - MARCH 20 8

Mini and tiny PCs are taking over the enterprise space. Will they find a place in your home?

news - MARCH 20 1

Intel wants your PC to consume less power than most of your appliances.

news - MARCH 17 0

This chassis will recharge your Qi-compliant device.

news - MARCH 15 1

Origin PC has added a micro-tower option in its Chronos line of gaming PCs.

news - MARCH 12 0

MSI's new barebones system for gamers is called the Nightblade.

news - MARCH 10 0

Zotac launched a ZBOX focused on PC gaming, and a nano mini PC with an AMD APU.

news - MARCH 8 0

Cheap and cheerful little Chromebox from Asus.

news - FEBRUARY 21 3

Although developed for the signage market, the new F300 could make for a nice HTPC.

reviews - FEBRUARY 17 3

The AIO Drone Station is a combination chassis and 120 Hz FHD display, ready to take your choice of ATX motherboard, CPU, graphics cards, storage, and power supply. We'd stop short of calling it portable, but...

news - FEBRUARY 7 0

HP plans to launch a Chromebox this spring.

news - FEBRUARY 6 0

Sony announces plans to sell PC line to Japanese investment firm JIP Inc.