Best performance desktops


These high-performance machines contain the latest desktop technology. From the fastest processors and the most advanced graphics cards to cavernous hard drives, these PCs have the ingredients to satisfy 3D gamers, DV editors, audiophiles, or any demanding user. Looking for more choices? Check out our complete list of gaming PCs.

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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

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: $1,879.00 - $1,999.00 Check prices

4 stars Excellent

Velocity Micro Edge Z55 (February 2012)

The Velocity Micro Edge Z55 is a laser-focused gaming PC with a relatively attainable price, and it's an easy system to recommend to enthusiasts.

4 stars Excellent

Origin Chronos

The Origin Chronos shows the strength of small boutique vendors with a fast, affordable, and compact little desktop that I can recommend to any PC gamer.

4 stars Excellent
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