Top 5 desktop computers

Yes, people do still use desktop PCs and these are our five favorites.

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Notebooks, Netbooks, and tablets get all the hype these days; desktops just sit there and suck in dust bunnies. But, you know, we still buy them in huge numbers because portability always has its penalties. So here's to the midtower case, the full-size keyboard, and the ginormous monitor: five desktops that make you want to rediscover your desk.

Check the full list of CNET's desktop reviews for any kind of machine you're looking for.

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Brian Cooley joined CNET in 1995 and always comes at technology from the real consumer's point of view. He brings his high energy, often skeptical style to all avenues of CNET coverage, with an emphasis on car tech. You'll also find him frequently on television, radio and the TV screens at Costco!

 

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