Updated on 2 August 2013 by

The best desktops for general use are basically home use desktops which can be availed under $500 price range. Most of these desktops are available from HP and Dell with Intel and AMD processors.


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Lenovo IdeaCentre C345
Dell XPS 18
Apple iMac (2012)
ASUS M51AC
Dell XPS One 27
Lenovo Ideacentre C345 20.0-Inch All-In-One Desktop
Dell XPS 18 Desktop
Apple iMac MD093LL/A  21.5-Inch Desktop
ASUS M51AC-US016S
Dell XPS One 2710 All-in-One Desktop Computer- 3rd Generation Intel Core i5-3450s processor (up to 3... (DDCWVT01)
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Release Date
Jun 2013
Jun 2013
Oct 2012
Jun 2013
Jun 2012
Recommended Use
Business, Home Use
Business, Home Use
Business, Home Use
Home Use
Business, Home Use
Chipset
AMD A68M
Intel 3rd Gen Core i5
Intel Panther Point H77
Display
20in LED
18.4 in. LED Backlit Touch Display with IPS/Truelife
21.5in LED Backlit Widescreen TFT
27in Quad HD display
Form Factor
All-in-one
All-in-one
All-in-one
All-in-one
HDD Size
500.0 GB
500.0 GB
1024.0 GB
1024.0 GB
1024.0 GB
Installed Memory
4GB DDR3 SDRAM
4 GB (DDR3-SDRAM)
8GB 1600Hz DDR3 RAM
8 GB DDR3
8 GB DDR3 SDRAM
Operating System
Windows 8
Windows 8
Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 8
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Processor
AMD E2-1800 1.7 GHz
Intel Core i3-3227U 1.9 GHz
2.9GHz Intel Core i5 Quad-Core
Intel Core i5
Intel 3rd Gen Core i5 3450s
Average Rating
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 4.3 stars