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The Which? top choice Desktop PC of the month

By Michael Passingham

If you're short of time and don't want to browse all our Desktop PC reviews, we've selected a a top-notch model that'll suit most tastes.

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The all-in-one PC may have taken the mantel from the humble desktop PC these days as the home computer of choice. However, while an all-in-one PC might be convenient, it won't be as flexible as a desktop PC - you're unlikely to be able to adapt it or make changes, and of course you can choose your own monitor. Picking a desktop PC makes for a much more flexible experience, and can be cheaper, too.

We've picked a great desktop PC from our recent testing, a great all-rounder that is powerful, and has plenty of ports to accommodate your peripherals. 

Want to browse our desktop PC reviews? Our desktop PC review page has the details on all of our top-rated models.

Which? Top Desktop PCs of the month

Typical price £600.00
Which? score 72%
Reviewed Apr 2018
Performance:
4 out of 54 out of 5
Processor:
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Ram (GB):
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Storage capacity (GB):
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Graphics adapter:
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This Best Buy model was already a great deal, but some retailers have now slashed a further £50 off the price. This machine is perfect for video and photo editing if you already have your own monitor, mouse and keyboard.

Typical price £1,000.00
Which? score 65%
Reviewed Jul 2018
Performance:
5 out of 55 out of 5
Processor:
Member exclusive
Ram (GB):
Member exclusive
Storage capacity (GB):
Member exclusive
Graphics adapter:
Member exclusive

This model just went through our labs and we were impressed by its processor and graphics performance. It’s one of the most powerful machines we’ve tested this year and while it isn’t perfect – the screen is merely mediocre – it’s a great choice for someone who wants to edit videos or play games.

Recommendations correct as of July 2018

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