Gaming desktops turn it to eleven. These computers use high-end CPUs from Intel and AMD alongside one, two or even four high-end graphics cards from AMD or NVIDIA. The cases surrounding these desktops tend to be large and noticeable, and most are substantially noisier than their lower-powered alternatives. Gaming machines rarely start below $1,000, but usually include more powerful power supplies and offer more opportunities for upgrades down the line. Although more expensive, these desktops generally deliver very high build quality as well as little features, like high-end wireless keyboards and mice, good mousepads and more. Many desktops in this category include next-gen standards like DisplayPort and USB 3.0, but do not generally include monitors bundled together.
The Alienware Area-51 ALX represents Alienware's top-of-the-line offering. With a starting price tag of more than two thousand dollars, the Area-51 ALX packs together multiple GPUs, heat sensing fins, fat stacks of RAM and a removable power supply for what Alienware hopes is the consummate gaming experience. Is it worth your dime? Read on for our full review.
The ASUS ET2700 is the latest media-centric, all-in-one performance beast from the Taiwanese manufacturer. Since getting into the all-in-one game, each generation of ASUS computers has been better than the last. Is the ET2700 an exception to the rule?
The Lenovo ThinkCentre Edge 91z is a business all-in-one PC best known for its "edge-to-edge" glossy glass surfaces and beautiful 21.5-inch full HD display. The Edge 91z is for businesses in need of an AIO with not only good performance, but an extra touch of style.
Alienware's new Aurora ALX is one of the four new offerings in Dell's rebranded gaming desktop line. Replete with temperature-sensing fins, impressive branding, top-of-the-line components and most importantly a cool sliding door, the Aurora ALX is definitely not for the faint of heart - or the faint of wallet. Is the new face of Alienware worth the price? Read on for our full review.
HP's Pavilion Elite HPE-235f marks the introduction of AMD's affordable six-core processor into their premium Elite lineup. Going up against Dell's award-winning Studio XPS 7100, the HPE-235f brings a six-core CPU and Blu-ray playback to the table, all for under a grand. Read on for our full review.
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