This small black box takes on living-room game consoles with a combination of native and streaming games.
For users on a budget, the Dimension 3100 has most of its bases covered despite there being alternatives that provide superior value for money.
Dell adds a new entry-level all-in-one to its line up with the Pentium-powered Inspiron 20 3000.
It's the best of the small handful of current tablet/all-in-one hybrids, with a subtle, sophisticated design and good battery life, but this new genre is still in its early days.
The refresh for the top-of-the line model of Alienware's Area-51 premium gaming desktop offers more AMD options.
A handful of worthwhile unique features help the Dell Inspiron 23 all-in-one stand out among 23-inch desktops.
One of the least-expensive Oculus-ready PCs, the Dell XPS 8900 Special Edition hits the required specs for virtual reality, but just barely.
For discriminating ears and eyes, the XPS 27 (2017) all-in-one offers the best combination of features for the money.
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.
Dell's workmanlike Inspiron One 2330 won't change your life, but it will meet all of your basic mainstream desktop needs while also providing a few useful extras.
The Studio Hybrid is definitely worthy of consideration, particularly if you're looking for a tiny Media Center PC. It's more expensive than nettops like the Eee Box or Eee Top, and it's difficult to upgrade yourself, but the fact you can customise it to your specific needs makes it a worthwhile proposition
Dell's Dimension E521 doesn't have many bells and whistles, but a powerful dual-core AMD processor lends it unexpected performance and strong bang for the buck. Its speed, Vista Home Premium's Media Center functions, and multiple storage options make this a strong PC for archiving and showing off your digital media.
It starts at $600 (roughly £467 or AU$810), but that configuration may be seriously underpowered.
Despite the most impressive spec sheet we've ever encountered in a consumer desktop, the Alienware Area-51 ALX is only on a par with the competition that it should surpass.
But if you use a webcam, its new midpriced, AMD-powered Inspiron PCs deserve a facepalm.
As a big-screen upscale all-in-one with touch and decent gaming chops, the latest version of Dell's XPS 27 is a great all-around home PC that covers a lot of bases.
Alienware's mid-size Aurora is very flexible, and one of the smallest dual-GPU-ready gaming desktops, but it's still going to hog a lot of floor space under your desk.