Best Desktop Computers

The best desktop computer for every application

When choosing a desktop computer, you naturally want the best device you can find. Which desktop is right for you and your family? Comparing devices head-to-head seems impossible when every computer has slightly different processors, drives, and components. At the same time, finding a computer that has all the features you want – and none that you don’t – can be a time-consuming chore.

Dell makes it easy to find and buy the best desktop computer for you. As an innovator in home computer technology, Dell has multiple product lines that are considered among the best models on the market.

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Features of the best desktop computer

What is the best desktop computer? The answer depends on what you plan to do with your PC.

For watching movies, TV, and other digital content, the best desktop computer will have extensive connectivity options. You may also want to consider a high-resolution monitor with a larger screen size to provide richer color, deeper contrast, and a more immersive viewing experience. The best desktop computers for streaming will have the latest NVIDIA® GeForce® graphics cards and at least 32GB of memory in a single device, a 2-in-1 gives you fewer gadgets to keep track of. Rather than constantly switching between devices as you watch movies on the sofa, type emails at your desk, or view recipes in the kitchen, you can do everything on a single device. You’ll save money, too. The cost of a 2-in-1 touchscreen laptop is far less than buying a tablet and laptop separately. And you’ll save yourself the headache of having to manage and update multiple devices.

Peak Performance
The best desktops deliver incredible performance that allows you to run a multitude of programs. Because these systems run power-intensive processing, they should also have the ability to regulate temperature with ease. Air needs to be able to run through the systems to manage heat distribution.

Future Proof

The best desktop computers are easily and endlessly expandable. You can seamlessly add sound and graphics cards or increase memory as needed. The best desktops will offer the greatest amount of versatility for upgrading your system over time. Additionally, they should have a wide range of ports and slots to support any accessories that you may use in the future.

The best desktop computers from Dell

Best Desktop Computers

No matter how you plan to use your device, you’ll find the best desktop computers with XPS and Inspiron models.

XPS desktops
XPS desktops continue to innovate in the desktop PC space. These Dell desktops have high-end components that offer performance, minimalist design, and a highly versatile chassis. Also, the latest Intel® Core™ processors and NVIDIA graphics cards allow users to blaze through system-intensive applications like video editing, gaming, HD video playback, and virtual reality experiences.

XPS desktops boast advanced Wi-Fi 6 technology which provides faster connectivity that prioritizes streaming video, communication, and game traffic for a smooth online experience. It has purposefully designed thermal features that help to maximize performance and airflow. XPS desktops can blend easily into any environment at home, thanks to the fact that its internal components are designed for quiet operation.

In addition to desktops, the XPS family includes some of the best laptops in 2022.

Inspiron desktops
The Inspiron family provides powerful and expandable desktops that are built for everything you want to do. Whether it is surfing the web, streaming music, or movies, running multiple apps, or safeguarding precious memories, Inspiron devices may be the best desktop computer for a wide range of activities at home. Powerful processors make quick work of a broad variety of tasks, while performance-oriented memory makes it easy to run multiple applications and tabs seamlessly.

Inspiron’s Wi-Fi options let you connect to the Internet from anywhere in the house. Also, the latest NVIDIA graphics cards bring games to life in rich detail. Inspiron desktops feature a space-saving but expandable design with easy access to optional optical drives, USB ports, and a 5-in-1 media card reader.

In addition to desktops, the Inspiron line includes laptops and some of the best all-in-one computers available today.

Why choose Dell?


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Easy returns
If you don’t love your Dell desktop, you can easily return it within 30 days of purchase.

Price Match
When you buy a 2-in-1 from Dell, you can be sure you’re getting the best price, as Dell will match a lower price for a Dell product or an equivalent product. More details here.

Expert assistance
Your Dell desktop comes with technical support provided over the phone and online, with experts who are always available to help you resolve issues quickly.

Frequently Asked Questions

What’s the best desktop computer?
The best desktop computer is the device that provides an optimal user experience for everyone in the household. Some might prefer expandable desktops that allow for upgradeable features as needs evolve. Desktops with lots of different connectivity options are better for those who want a desktop to focus on streaming, gaming, and multimedia entertainment experiences. The best desktops from Dell include XPS, Inspiron, and Alienware PCs.

What features are important in a desktop computer?
Choosing features for a desktop computer comes down to the kinds of things you want to do with the device. If you plan to edit video, you’ll want a desktop with faster processors and the latest graphics cards. If you want a desktop for streaming movies, then a desktop with a large ultra HD screen is a priority. For those looking for a stylish, space-saving design, an all-in-one computer may be a perfect choice.