The Lenovo IdeaCentre A720 offers a 27-inch Full HD screen along with a Blu-ray player, powerful internal components and sleek, stylish looks making it a good option for someone looking for a TV-cum-computer for the living room.
The HP Z1 Workstation isn't going to take pride of place in your living room, but if you're after a big-screen all-in-one PC with enough power to chew through any graphics tasks you can throw at it, the Z1 is definitely worth a thought.
The all-in-one Acer Aspire Z5771 desktop PC offers good performance for an affordable price, making it a wise choice for family computing. The absence of a Blu-ray drive and the lacklustre screen means it won't appeal to movie lovers.
The Toshiba LX830 comes with a Full HD screen and a very reasonable starting price. Let's hope it's got some good power too.
The attractive Samsung Chromebox Series 3 desktop turns Google's web-based Chrome operating system into a decent option for low-cost desktop PC shoppers, so long as you're happy with shortcomings such as low storage and an OS that's still teething.
The Toshiba Qosmio DX730 won't win any beauty awards, but it's no dog either. Its bright, Full HD screen, Blu-ray drive and decent performance make it a good option for movie-lovers.
The Orange OPC is a desktop computer that offers enough modelling software to make your guitar sing like blood-thirsty hell's angels, while packing enough power under the hood to tear through your music production. It's an excellent choice for home recording guitarists.
The Packard Bell oneTwo may not offer the best touchscreen experience, but its built-in Freeview TV tuner and ability to link games consoles via the HDMI-in port makes it a good choice for a student flat or as a second family computer.
The HP TouchSmart 520 doesn't have the sharp looks to match an ultra-stylish living room, but it offers enough power and a screen that's good enough to keep most families happy.
A well-made, well-designed and compact all-in-one with good sound and an excellent optical multi-touch display. The Sony Vaio VPCJ21L0E isn't cheap though.
Apple's new $799 Mac Mini demands that you abandon disc-based media, and that you surround it with potentially expensive extra hardware to realize its full benefits. It makes most sense for committed Mac users, those who need it for a specific niche-case, or for those who value design over functionality for the dollar.
The Packard Bell oneTwo L I7526 is a decent option for those who fancy a touchscreen PC with an integrated TV tuner, but don't want to spend a fortune. It offers good performance, inoffensive looks, passable sound quality and a big, 23-inch screen.
If you want an all-in-one PC with 3D capability, the Acer Aspire Z5763 is currently one of the few options available. It offers an excellent screen and good performance, but it's pricey and has some design shortcomings that dent its appeal.
Apple's refreshed iMac isn't very ambitious, but it's still the most attractive, elegant and eminently usable all-in-one computer out there. It's extremely expensive compared to its Windows rivals, but the iMac is great fun to use.
We're looking forward to giving the Sony Vaio L series machines the full review treatment. Their touch-sensitive bezel, large display and powerful hardware mean we're cautiously optimistic about these PCs.
We found the port selection and placement a little irksome, but this 21.5-inch Apple iMac, complete with 3.06GHz Core i3 processor, is a beautifully crafted machine. It offers solid performance and a bright, vivid display.
The MSI Wind Top AE2400 PC is a little on the pricey side, but it does offer great performance and a huge range of connectivity options for your dosh.
The Gateway DS50 desktop PC will serve you well when it comes to office tasks. Our configuration is unlikely to set your pulse racing, but it's quick and has a decent specification for the price.