This expensive configuration of the Origin PC Millennium includes Intel's new Haswell-E CPU and three Nvidia GTX 980 GPUs for eye-opening 4K gaming performance, if you can foot the bill.
The PCs in this list represent what I consider the current best examples in computing design, and they're more than just the sum of their parts.
Play games in Windows or Steam OS with this high-end PC/console hybrid.
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The Kickstarter-funded Android computer has a wealth of parental control features.
It's not the most attractive PC out there, but the Asus ET2300INTI has a broad array of features that will entice those looking for a mainstream Windows 8 all-in-one.
Budget desktops might not be all that exciting, but the Gateway SX2870-UR10P slim tower shows you can still find a worthwhile day-to-day PC for under $500.
The Asus ET2700INKS will meet the needs of anyone searching for a fast, large-screen all-in-one for mainstream home entertainment and general-purpose productivity.
If the price is right, you don't need to look any further than the Samsung 830 series to upgrade your computer's internal storage to the best possible performance.
Underdelivering on the promise of its stylized exterior, the Gateway FX6850-51u is a subpar gaming PC, but its fast CPU and a $999 price tag may entice those looking for a strong, affordable computing foundation.
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The unique-looking Gateway FX6840-03e offers respectable productivity speed, but it's relatively limited in gaming and multimedia, which is ironic considering its flashy appearance. Gateway's FX line offers some strong configurations, but this isn't one of them, and you should look for more-complete PCs in this price range.
The Gateway SX2801-01e is just one of several new budget slim tower systems available this season. We're impressed by its compact design and the HDMI port makes it easy to use in the living room. For a $520 system, the SX2801-01e's performance and upgradability put it in the same top tier as the Editors' Choice-winning models that came before it, and we recommend it to anyone shopping for a powerful, flexible, cost-effective computer.