CR’s labs test desktop computers on dozens of measures for our ratings and reviews, helping members compare performance, battery life, display quality, and more. Our buying guide simplifies new technology to help you choose the best desktop for your needs.

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Computers Buying Guide

A desktop computer can be a smart and ergonomic pick if you’re setting up a home office and aren’t worried as much about mobility. Staring into a monitor puts less strain on your neck than staring down into a laptop. You also generally get more power per dollar spent with a desktop than you do with a laptop.