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Watch This Engineer Create a Desktop PC Case Made Out of Concrete

Carter Hurd created the case, joking that a heavier PC would inevitably make it more powerful.

By Michael Kan

Lenovo Legion Tower 5i (2021) Review

4.0
Editors' Choice

Lenovo's entry-level Legion Tower 5i gaming desktop delivers improved performance and style at a low price.

By Charles Jefferies

The Best Windows Mini PCs for 2021

Some are bare-bones kits. Others are ready to go out of the box, complete with an OS, RAM, and memory installed. Whatever the form, these top Windows micro desktops all deliver surprising features, value, and pep for their size.

By John Burek

How to Buy a PC Built in America

If you want to support US manufacturing with your next computer purchase, you have some high-quality options.

By Sascha Segan

ECS Liva Q3 Plus Review

4.0
Editors' Choice

The ECS Liva Q3 Plus is a tiny, quiet, capable, and affordable mini PC that’s a great fit as a living-room media streamer or light-duty, hide-anywhere office computer.

By Matthew Elliott

So, Jägermeister Decided to Get Into PC Gaming

YouTuber Bitwit and Jägermeister partnered up to build an alcohol-cooled gaming PC.

By Nathaniel Mott

Teardown! Inside PC Labs' IBM PC Model 5150

This classic, historic PC has been looking down on PhonespySoftware24's PC Labs for longer than anyone on our team can remember. For its big 40, we cleaned it up...and tore it down.

By John Burek

40 Years Later: Read PhonespySoftware24's First Impressions of the IBM PC

Here's where it all began: This is an excerpt of a review of the original IBM PC, which appeared in the first issue of PC Magazine in February-March of 1982.

Spec Showdown: The Original IBM PC vs. a Lenovo ThinkCentre AIO

As we look back on the 40th anniversary of the IBM PC, let's compare the specs of the original computer to a modern-day Lenovo PC and see what's changed.

By Eric Griffith

The IBM PC at 40: Lessons Learned

What could have happened had the IBM PC not taken the paths it did to become the prototype stepping stone to modern computing?

By Michael J. Miller

Why the IBM PC Had an Open Architecture

Being able to swap the parts in and out of a personal computer became the norm because of a series of decisions IBM made to get the first PC launched quickly.

By Michael J. Miller

The Golden Age of IBM PCs

As the IBM PC turns 40, let's revisit innovative IBM machines from the first decade of the PC, 1981-1990

By Benj Edwards

Chrome OS Invades the Kitchen With HP's 21.5-Inch Chromebase

In addition to the stylish new Chrome AIO, which HP describes as the 'home’s new social hub,' the company also teases a new Chromebook x2 detachable tablet.

By Tom Brant

The Best All-in-One Computers for 2021

What you want: space savings, power, and flexibility, all from a single desktop computer. What you need: an all-in-one (AIO) PC. Our buying guide and deep-dive reviews will help you shop for one of these sleek machines. (We've tested all the latest models.)

By John Burek  & Matthew Buzzi

MSI Modern AM241P 11M Review

3.5

Better acoustics, plus the addition of USB-C ports and a high-res webcam, are steps in the right direction, making MSI's Modern AM241P 11M a solid, if unremarkable, budget AIO for small businesses and home offices.

By Matthew Elliott

The Best Gaming Desktops for 2021

You can't buy a more powerful gaming platform than a tricked-out desktop PC. Here's everything you need to know, part by part, to pick the right killer gaming system, along with our current favorites, culled from our top-rated reviews.

By Matthew Buzzi

Apple's Mac Pro Now Available With Super Expensive AMD Graphics Cards

AMD's workstation GPU line, the Radeon Pro W6000X series, is now available for Apple's Mac Pro desktop.

By Michael Kan

Intel NUC 11 Extreme Kit ('Beast Canyon') Review

4.5
Editors' Choice

Intel's NUC 11 Extreme Kit packs a ton of power via its innovative Compute Element module and full-monty GPU support, giving space-minded PC gamers and content creators a shoebox-size powerhouse.

By Chris Stobing  & John Burek

Dell Can't Sell Some Alienware Gaming PCs in 6 US States Anymore

These desktop PCs simply consume too much power and break local regulations.

By Matthew Humphries

Demand for PCs May Be Starting to Cool After Historically High Shipments

According to the research firm IDC, the PC market is facing some 'mixed signals' on whether the demand for laptops and desktops will persist.

By Michael Kan