When it comes to PC enthusiasts, this was a good year. This year’s hot trends are mainly connected to Virtual Reality, 4K graphics, and Stick Desktops. Windows 10 is slowly but steadily taking its spot as the top operating system in the world (with Windows 7 still in front).
When you decide to update to a Windows 10 computer, you would probably want to take the full potential of your system. Why not use Christmas discounts to your advantage to obtain a new PC.
Especially if you are professional and your performance depends on your PC‘s capability or a dedicated gamer who wants the top-notch gaming experience. For these reasons, we prepared a list of 10 PC‘s that will take your job or visual pleasure to another level.
For these reasons, we prepared a list of 10 PCs that will take your job or visual pleasure to another level.
What PC should I get this Christmas?
- A stylish and space-saving desktop
- Has power to keep up with all your multitasking demands
- 7th Generation Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7400 Processor
- 8 GB DDR4-2400 SDRAM
- 1 TB 7200RPM SATA
- You're better off with the i7 version price-wise
This desktop computer is powered by an Intel Core i7-7700 for optimum performance and it sports 12GB RAM, alongside a 1TB hard drive.
Now you can store all your digital files in a single place without resorting to external storage devices.
This stylish PC is lightning fast and can keep up with all your multitasking demands, allowing you to be more productive.
- 10th Generation Intel Core i7-10700 Processor
- 8-Core, 2.90 GHz base frequency, up to 4.8 GHz with Intel Turbo Boost Technology
- 16 GB DDR4-2933 SDRAM memory
- 1 TB 7200RPM SATA hard drive & 512 GB PCIe NVMe M.2 Solid State Drive
- Could use more RAM support
Hewlett-Packard has always been good with PCs, both desktops and laptops, and the Envy series is proof as to why that is.
Featuring incredibly powerful components at rather low prices, this desktop PC will bring you all the computational power that you will need, either for work or gaming.
Besides, this particular model can be upgradeable, so if the storage or RAM isn’t enough, simply get more.
- 9th Generation Intel Core i5 9400T Processor
- 23.8 inches Full HD (1920 x 1080) widescreen Edge to Edge LED Back lit Display
- 12GB DDR4 Memory, 512GB SSD & 8x DVD Writer Double Layer Drive
- 2 Built in 2W Stereo Speakers
- Built in 2.0MP Full HD (1080P) Webcam
- Easily outclassed by non-AIO entries of the same price range
Christmas is a great time to get an AIO PC as well, especially if you like entire package deals, and the Acer Aspire Z24-890-UA91 AIO Desktop will surely deliver.
Featuring powerful internal specs that make it ideal for both work and gaming, and a high-quality monitor that will make movie watching all the more enjoyable, this PC presents itself as being everything you need.
If you’re not convinced, know that this comes with a wireless keyboard and mouse included, just so you can start using it as soon as it is out of the box.
- Intel Core i5-5257U processor (base frequency 2.70 GHz, up to 3.10 GHz)
- Uses Intel Iris Graphics 6100 to support HD video playback
- Dual HDM can connect two monitors at the same time
- Pre-installed Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
- 8GB DDR3L, 256GB M.2 SSD
- The fan can be very loud at times
They say that the greatest gifts can come in the smallest packages, and a solid mini PC is proof of that, especially when you compare the insides with the outsides.
On that note, the Beelink U57 Mini PC has powerful components that make it as good as a full-fledged PC from a few year ago, all while being so small it fits in your pocket.
Besides, it makes for a great work PC while on the go, since it supports dual-monitor setups for increased productivity.
- TDP Unlocker makes the computer runs more smooth and stable
- Inter Celeron J4125 procesor(4C/4T, 4M cache, up to 2.7GHz)
- LPDDR4 8GB
- 128GB M.2 2280 SATA SSD
- Supports Linux
- The weakest mini PC on this list
If you want a mini PC that is there for the most basic of tasks, and one that doesn’t break the budget either, then this mini PC from Minisforum is just what you need.
The core of this PC is made up of an Inter Celeron J4125 processor(4C/4T, 4M cache, up to 2.7GHz), and it also comes with a TDP Unlocker that makes the computer runs more smooth and stable.
As for the memory and storage, it has a LPDDR4 8GB(onboard) and 128GB M.2 2280 SATA SSD, which can be further upgraded to 2TB.
If more storage is what you need you can further expand it via the TF Card slot for another 128GB or via an external HDD through its 4 USB 3.0 ports.
Yet another mini PC joins our list, but this time it is a fanless variant, meaning that it is meant to very silent.
However, the lack of a fan means that the internal components aren’t as powerful so as to limit overheating.
However, it still manages to pack an astonishing Intel x5-Z8350 Processor, up to 1.92GHZ, 4GB DDR3/64GB eMMC It also supports auto power on and 128GB SD Card, 2TB mobile hard disk.
If you don’t care how the outside looks and you are looking for an extremely powerful PC that gets the job done, then the OEM Lenovo ThinkCentre V530s is precisely what you need.
This PC model is completely upgradeable from all points of view, with processor models ranging from older i5s to the newest i7 models.
More so, you can also upgrade the RAM, storage, and even modify the storage type if you prefer SSDs over HDDs, so there is surely a model there for your needs and budget.
If you like your gadgets to look sleek and be powerful at the same time, then this 24-inch AIO touchscreen PC is precisely what you need.
The inside is made up of a AMD Athlon Gold 3150U Processor, Dual-Core, 2.40 GHz, its memory and internal storage consists of 8 GB DDR4-2400 SDRAM that are upgradable to 16 GB, and the storage comes in the form of a 512 GB PCIe NVMe M.2 Solid State Drive.
As for the outside, you’ll fall in love with the 23.8-inch widescreen FHD IPS ZBD anti-glare WLED-backlit three-sided micro-edge touch-screen monitor.
If the 24-inch AIO model above is too much for you, then maybe this 22-inch model will be just what you need.
While the build is smaller and the components are not as powerful, the price tag is also lower, so consider it a much more budget-friendly variant.
It comes with AMD Athlon(TM) Gold 3150U processor, and you can boot up in seconds and store more of what you love with 256 GB of SSD storage.
Besides, you can also game on this PC thanks to the AMD Radeon graphics.
Let’s face it, Christmas is about enjoying yourself, and when it come sto PCs, this means either watching movies or gaming.
If you prefer the latter, then you’ll definitely love getting the iBUYPOWER Gaming PC, because it has both the insides and the outsides of a true gaming rig.
It comes with an Intel i7-10700F 2.9GHz (4.8GHz Max Turbo), 16GB DDR4 RAM, and as for storage it features a 240GB SSD and a1TB HDD that come with a pre-installed Genuine Windows 10 Home 64-bit.
If you like the look of Apple products, but actually like Apple itself, then this AIO PC from ASUS is the perfect alternative.
Featuring an amazingly modern and sleek design, this PC holds within it more than enough computing power to get you through your daily tasks.
As an example, it comes with an AMD Ryzen 3 3250U Processor (5M Cache, up to 3.5 GHz) and 8GB RAM and 256GB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD.
The last mini PC on our Christmas list is in no way a letdown compared to the other entries since it too perfectly balances a small frame that holds powerful components.
This pocket PC comes with an Intel Celeron Apollo Lake J3455(up to 2.3Ghz) processor, and it is powered by Intel HD Graphics.
lastly, it comes preinstalled with Windows 10 so that you can enjoy the world’s most popular OS on a PC no bigger than your external HDD.
Gaming computers are probably the ones that evolve faster than any other category. One of the brands that distinguished itself with amazing gaming configurations is certainly Alienware.
The Aurora 2016 Edition is the peak of gaming desktops. There are some pricier brand desktops but when it comes to quality-price overlook, Aurora 2016 is right at the soft spot.
When you are paying so much money for a gaming PC nowadays, you have a few things in mind. First, you want to play the latest titles in the 4k resolution with ultra settings. Second, you certainly don’t want to change your configuration for a couple of years.
Don’t worry, you won’t have to. For example, you can run absurdly demanding game on dual 4K monitors with amazing FPS. More than a few years will pass and Alienware Aurora will withstand every upcoming game.
After that, when they finally make a really large step up, you can upgrade your hardware by yourself, without tools.
What is inside this powerful monster? Well, the overclocked Intel Core i7, dual Nvidia GTX 1080 graphics cards, 32 GB of RAM along with a 512 GB SSD and 2 TB of HDD.
If you don’t want to worry about running some game, Aurora 2016 is the thing for you. A good way to play hottest titles in comfort of your home for Christmas.
If your budget is your main limiting factor in terms of buying a new PC this Christmas, you don’t have too worry too much, since there are tons of budget-friendly options out there, such as the Acer Aspire TC-885-UA91 Desktop.
This desktop PC comes packing a 9th Generation Intel Core i3 9100 Processor (Up to 4. 2GHz), and it can handle plenty of apps at once thanks to the 8GB DDR4 Memory.
Storing data isn’t a problem either thanks to the 512GB SSD and the 8x DVD Writer Double Layer Drive (DVD RW).
If you need a really powerful desktop PC, then check out Dell XPS 8930. This monster machine is powered by a powerful 8th generation Intel Core i7-8700 6-core CPU that can clock up to 4.60 GHz.
Add to this combo the 16GB DDR4 memory, 2TB SATA Hard Drive, 4GB Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050Ti and you’ve got a nice picture of what this device is capable of.
This was our list of 15 computers that are formidable in various categories. As you can see, each one of them has something special to offer. So, we hope it helped you to decide which is the best workstation/gaming hub to get for the upcoming year.
What are your thoughts on the list? Are there some pre-built PCs you rather buy? Tell us in the comments section.
Frequently Asked Questions
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