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The best desktop PCs make a case for themselves against the best laptops by providing more bang for your buck. If you’re going to forgo the portability that modern laptops provide, you should be rewarded with higher specs for roughly the same price and, luckily, modern desktops have been delivering amazing value.
Not only does that power edge allow them to compete with portables, but a lot of prebuilt manufacturers are now producing machines that rival the capabilities of any PC you’d assemble yourself at nearly the same price. Gone are the days where the convenience of having a machine built for you meant paying a massive premium. These days, prebuilts are being assembled so cheaply and efficiently that