The desktop buying guide

Finding the perfect PC can seem a little overwhelming with all the choice and features available. We've created this guide to get you started and to help you make the right decision.

You can pour over specs and features if that's your thing (we explain what they all mean if you're after something specific), but a great way to start narrowing things down is to think about what you want to use your new PC for.

Whether you want a new family computer, a business workstation or a performance PC for gaming and design, we'll help you find a desktop PC that's right for you.

If you're still stuck, have some extra questions or just want to see them in action, call into one of our stores to try them out for yourself.

What's important to you?


High-performance processing, dedicated graphics and plenty of memory are all vital for cutting-edge gaming.

It doesn't matter if you're just starting out or it's time to upgrade, gaming PCs have what it takes to make the most of the latest and most popular games available today.

We recommend a Gaming Desktop

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A great family PC is easy to use, compact and powerful enough to stay current as your family's abilities increase.

An all-in-one with the latest Windows operating system is ideal - they're compact, capable and are compatible with most popular software for fun and productive computing regardless of your level.

We recommend an All-in-One

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Business, education or everyday use

When you've got a job to do or an essay looming, you want a simple and reliable computer to let you work at your best.

Whether you need a great-value workstation for simple computing or dedicated graphics for a multi-monitor setup (or to make the most of films during break time), a tower PC can work for you.

We recommend a Tower

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Design and creative

Graphic design, music production and photo editing software all require serious power to run at their best.

A PC tuned to deliver high-speed processing and instant multitasking lets you stretch your imagination and create something you can be proud of.

We recommend a Tower

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