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Best Desktop Computer Deals: Save Up to $700 on Acer, Lenovo, Apple and More

Grabbing yourself a new desktop doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg. You can get pretty much anything you want with some sort of discount.

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HP Desktop: $380
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Lenovo IdeaCentre AIO 3i (24-inch): $480
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M2 Apple Mac Mini Desktop: $499
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Asus Performance Desktop: $637
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HP Omen 40L Gaming Desktop: $1,150
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Acer Predator Orion 5000 gaming desktop: $1,500
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Buying a desktop computer has a lot of perks, especially if you plan to use it long-term. For example, you can pick the type of monitor you want, the mouse and keyboard, as well as any other peripherals that you need for work. Even if you get an all-in-one, you can still pick and match your favorite keyboard and mouse, plus you save yourself the hassle of having to buy a monitor or having to move two things if you want to clean up or relocate. So, in a sense, desktops are much better than laptops if you don't plan to move around, plus you get more in terms of power for the same amount of money. 

We've collected our favorite deals that will give you the most for your money below, with everything from budget desktops to higher-end gaming PCs that can handle more complex and resource-hungry tasks like video editing.


This entry-level desktop from HP is perfect if you just need the basics and don't want to spend a ton of money. It runs on an AMD Ryzen 3 5300G processor, which isn't super-powerful, but it should be enough for most office-related tasks. Its 8GB of RAM isn't too bad either, especially for this price, and you could always upgrade if you feel it's not good enough.


The Lenovo IdeaCentre AIO 3i is a good option if you want something budget-oriented that includes a screen. It helps drive down the cost, and while the specs are very entry-level, the Intel Core i3-1215U is good enough for most work, and the 8GB of RAM should be fine with some app or tab management.


If you already have a good screen and want to connect it to a media creation powerhouse, this Apple Mac Mini is the way to go. It comes with the powerful M2 chip and 256GB of storage, although you still only get 8GB of RAM, which is a bit on the lower-end and typical of most Apple configurations at this price.


If you want something with a little bit more oomph, this desktop from Asus comes with an Intel Core i5-12400 under the hood. It's a midrange CPU, so you'll manage office tasks without an issue, although at this price it would have been nice to see it come with more than 8GB of RAM. Even so, it's not a deal-breaker, especially with the 512GB solid-state drive.


If you want something with a GPU for video or graphics editing work, but don't want to spend a ton on a high-end GPU, the HP Omen 40L comes with the midrange Nvidia RTX 4060 graphics card. It runs on the midrange AMD Ryzen 5 7600, 16GB of DDR5 RAM and a respectable 1TB of storage. It also has a more muted aesthetic than most gaming machines that makes it fit just as well in an office as it does at home.

Best Buy

Serious gamers will love this desktop. The Predator Orion has 16GB of RAM, an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 graphics card and 1TB of Gen 4 SSD storage, all plugged into an Intel Core i7 chip. The stats are impressive and so is the look of the desktop. It has a multihued ambience of ARGB with FrostBlade fans that hum in high-speed harmony.


This Lenovo is the most powerful AIO on the list with an Intel i9-13900H processor, easily one of the most powerful on the market. That means you can knock pretty much any productivity task out the park with ease, plus do extra stuff such as editing work and potentially even some rendering. You get 16GB of RAM, so you'll have a smooth overall experience, and the 512GB of storage should be more than enough for most.