Updated on 2 August 2013 by

The best desktops under $500 are available from HP and Acer and can be great for home and business use. Some of the cheaper all-in-ones can be availed under this price range which runs on the latest Windows 8 processor and Intel processor.


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Lenovo IdeaCentre C345
Gateway DX4870 (2013)
HP Pavilion P6
ASUS AMD CM1740
Acer Aspire AXC600
Lenovo Ideacentre C345 20.0-Inch All-In-One Desktop
Gateway DX4870-UB17 Desktop
HP Pavilion P6-2330 Desktop (Black)
ASUS AMD CM1740-US002S 17-Inch Desktop
Acer Aspire AXC600-UR318 Desktop (Black)
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Release Date
Jun 2013
Apr 2013
Nov 2012
Oct 2012
Oct 2012
Chipset
AMD A68M
AMD A75
AMD A75
Display
20in LED
Form Factor
All-in-one
Mini Tower
Desktop
Desktop, Tower
HDD Size
500.0 GB
1024.0 GB
1024.0 GB
1024.0 GB
1024.0 GB
Installed Memory
4GB DDR3 SDRAM
6 GB DDR3 RAM
4 GB DDR3 SDRAM
2 GB SO-DIMM DDR3
4 GB (EDO)
Operating System
Windows 8
Windows 8
Microsoft Windows 8
Windows 8 Home Premium 64-bit
Windows 8
Processor
AMD E2-1800 1.7 GHz
Core i5-3220 Dual-core 3.3 GHz
AMD A series A6-5400K
AMD Dual-Core E2-3000
Intel Core i3 3.4 GHz
Recommended Use
Business, Home Use
Business, Home Use
Business, Home Use
Business, Home Use
Average Rating
 4.6 stars
 4.3 stars
 3.7 stars
 3.9 stars
 3.8 stars