Best Gaming Desktops

For all the hardcore gamers out there we’ve picked out the best gaming desktops for 2015. Ranging from under $500 to over $3000 you’ll definitely find one that fits in your budget while satisfying all of your gaming needs with the latest graphics cards, 4th generation processors, liquid ventilation systems and more.

Best Gaming Desktop System

alienware-area-51AlienWare Area-51 – $3659

A beautiful slick design with a very powerful Intel Core i7-5820K Haswell-E Processor (6-cores, 15MB Cache, Overclocked up to 3.8 GHz w/ Turbo Boost), NVIDIA GeForce® GTX 770 with 2GB GDDR5 Graphics, 32GB Quad Channel DDR4 at 2133MHz, 4TB 7200RPM Serial ATA 6Gb/s Hard Drives, Slot-Loading Dual Layer DVD/CD Burner, the Area-51 is guaranteed to impress.

Also has Intel 7260 802.11ac 2×2 Wireless, WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0. Runs on Windows 7 Pro and comes with a one year warranty.

velocity-micro-edge-z55Velocity Micro Edge Z55 – $2049

EdgeTM Z55 is the perfect blend of ultra-performance hardware, expert engineering, and remarkable value. Comes with the latest Intel Core i7-4790k processor, EVGA NVIDIA GTX760 Graphics that provide astonishing detail and clarity, 16GB DDR3-1600MHz RAM, a 256GB solid-state drive and 1TB 7200 RPM HDD. Runs on Windows 7 Home Premium.

 

Best Mid-Priced Gaming Desktop

lenovo-erazer-x510Lenovo Erazer X510 $1149

With a futuristic, cutting-edge design, the latest 4th Gen Intel processors, lightning-fast NVIDIA graphics and plenty of storage, the Erazer X510 was built for extreme gaming. The processor is overclocking-enabled and with OneKey Overclocking, you’re in control when it comes to pushing processing to the limit. The Lenovo Cooling System uses conduction to keep internal temps at optimal levels to protect the system while overclocking.

Has Dolby Advanced Audio and 7.1-channel surround sound.

With 16GB of memory (up to 32GB DDR3 memory available), you can drive your PC’s performance and multi-tasking power to the next tier. And with up to 4TB HDD internal storage plus external HDD hot-swap bay, you’ll have more room than ever for all of your data.

Best Value Gaming Desktop

cyberpowerpc-gamer-ultraCyberpowerPC Gamer Ultra – $469

Armed with the powerful AMD Vishera FX-4300 processor, you’ve got four cores and a maximum 4.0GHz of speed ready to go when you need it. Combined with a NVIDIA GT 610 1GB discreet graphics card and 8GB of ultra-fast DDR3 RAM, the Gamer Ultra GUA880 has got the performance for all your computing needs.

It comes in a classy mid tower gaming chassis in a stunning black and blue color scheme.

With the installed 1TB SATA III 7200RPM hard drive, you’ll have all the space you need to save your media and applications. The 24x DVD±RW Dual-Layer Super-Multi Drive will allow you to read and burn DVD and CD media. The Gamer Ultra GUA880 also includes a gaming keyboard and mouse to ensure you’ll be able to play at your absolute best.

alienware-x51AlienWare X51 – $713

Gaming, movies and other images jump off the screen with the powerful NVIDIA graphics, Full HD, 3D and Blu-ray capabilities of the Alienware X51. With WiFi and ample front and rear I/O (input/output) ports (including a total of up to eight USB ports), the Alienware X51 is engineered to help you customize your gaming and entertainment experience. The Alienware X51 comes with powerful 4th Gen Intel Core processors, brilliant graphics and lots of storage. The redesigned Alienware Command Center 3.0 lets you choose lighting and special effects, accelerate your gaming performance, monitor in-game results, and more — all in one hub. Includes AlienAdrenaline, AlienFX and AlienFusion.

Best Gaming Desktop by Type

Smallest Gaming Desktop

maingear-sparkMaingear Spark – $1090

The Spark is the smallest, lightest, and most versatile gaming PC solution MAINGEAR has ever offered. It utilizes the AMD Radeon R9 M275X discrete graphics processor combined with 2GB of GDDR5 memory, supporting the latest graphics acceleration technologies including AMD Mantel API, Microsoft® DX12, Shader Model 5.0, OpenGL 4.1. It also features the 4-core AMD A8-5557M APU with a Frequency of 2.1 GHz and Turbo Frequency of 3.1 GHz, and up to 16GB of 1600MHz memory.

Offers an mSATA slot that supports SSDs up to 512GB and comes equipped with four USB 3.0 ports, WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0.

Best Graphics Gaming Desktop

xotic-insurgentXOTIC Insurgent – $1134

Take your PC’s megatasking abilities to extreme levels with the first native 8-core desktop processor built with dynamic, tunable performance to handle multiple intensive apps without breaking a sweat.  Delivering high frame rates and ultra-realistic gameplay, the intense and feature-rich AMD® RadeonTM graphics will expand your gaming experience like never before.

Perfect for advanced 3D gaming, complex 3D modelling and HD video editing.

With internal USB 3.0 connectors for modern motherboards, native SSD compatibility, eight expansion slots and room for long graphics cards.

 

So the next time you want to dive into the battlefield and experience hyper-realistic lag-free gameplay coupled with mind-blowing graphics than be sure to pick up one of the best gaming desktops for 2015 listed above. Also read our review on the best gaming laptops.