Best all-in-one desktops

Updated April 11, 2014 10:16 AM PDT

All-in-one desktops have grown from niche to full-fledged category over the past few years. Screen sizes and features have grown, while prices and the the threat of obsolescence have diminished. Apple's iMacs lean towards productivity, while Windows 7-based all-in-ones range from budget-priced home systems to 27-inch entertainment powerhouses. If you don't see an all-in-one you like below, check out our complete catalog of all-in-one PC reviews.

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Dell XPS One 27 (Windows 8)

Updated with a touch screen, a new stand, and up-to-date components, the Dell XPS One 27 leads the inaugural class of Windows 8 PCs.

4 stars Excellent Far and away, the best Windows 8 all-in-one

Apple iMac 2013

Anyone who bought last year's redesigned iMac doesn't need to upgrade, but for owners of older models or anyone looking to switch, the latest 27-inch Apple iMac offers a wide-ranging set of internal upgrades.

Price: $1,929.99 - $2,247.22 Check prices

4 stars Excellent

Sony Vaio Tap 20

A compelling experiment in tablet-desktop hybridization, the Sony Vaio Tap 20 is a great fit for home tech enthusiasts willing to try something new.

Price: $946.88 - $946.88 Check prices

3.5 stars Very good

HP Pavilion 23

HP has made an aggressive move in the budget PC space with this big-screen all-in-one that will serve as an affordable, generally capable home computer.

3.5 stars Very good
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