Acer Revo One RL85_Pw5200U
The Acer Revo is a do-it-all media-friendly PC that can fit anywhere.
Intel Compute Stick
This inexpensive PC is an exciting experiment, but the tablet hardware can't quite keep up with Intel's vision of a mini-PC.
HP Pavilion 300-020 Mini
Smaller and less expensive than a Mac Mini, the HP Pavilion Mini focuses on big storage over fast performance.
Apple Mac Mini ( 2014)
While its sealed-case limitations will turn off power users, Apple's least expensive Mac delivers a solid OS X experience in a compact box with similar performance to the entry-level MacBook Air and iMac models.
Gaming all-in-one desktops are rare, and not for everyone, but the MSI AG270 is a self-contained gaming rig.
HP ENVY Beats All-in-One with 4th Gen. Inteli5-4460T
This 23-inch all-in-one is built for entertainment, offering great speakers and a striking look. But the glossy, reflective display throws a wrench in the works.
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Apple iMac ( 27inch, 2014)
Apple skips 4K and goes directly to what the company calls a 5K display in this expensive, extravagant all-in-one iMac desktop that will appeal to photo and video professionals -- or anyone else looking for the best possible screen resolution.
Origin PC Millennium ( 2014)
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.
Apple iMac ( 21.5-inch, 500GB)
While it includes some performance and graphics concessions on the lowest priced model, the 21.5-inch iMac brings Apple's iconic design and top-notch bundled accessories and software to a wider audience.
If you're looking to get started in the world of Chrome OS, the Asus Chromebox is a very good starting point--so long as you don't mind bringing your own peripherals.