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Now is a great time to start looking at all-in-one desktop PCs. They have really come in to their own lately, with the newer chips available to give them plenty of power in a compact package. With Microsoft’s Windows 8 now available too, the all-in-one desktop PC scene is really set to explode even more now with a wide range of great touchscreen models now available.
An all-in-one PC can really make things so much more convenient than a traditional desktop. They can be very stylish and minimal looking on your desk, letting you get rid of that bulky PC tower. Everything is self contained. Having a touch-screen means you won’t even need a keyboard and mouse if you don’t want them cluttering up your desk. It will change how you think about your computer. It becomes more of an appliance. As easy to set up as plugging in a toaster, and can be set up nearly anywhere without worrying about too many plugs, wires, and gear all over the place.
Samsung’s 7 Series
This unit has a great 27” 10-point multitouch screen. Its great having such a big display on an all-in-one PC, giving you plenty of room to spread out on its 2560x1440 high definition resolution featuring AMD Radeon HD7850M graphics. Its powerful enough too with a third generation Intel core i7-3770T CPU and 8GB of RAM. Topping it off is Dolby sound with fourteen watt speakers. Its nice and slim with an attractive, elegant profile.
This Samsung 7 Series All-in-One really has it all. Contained within the ultra slim body with an edge to edge 27-inch glossy touchscreen are impressively powerful specifications like an Intel Core i7 processor and dedicated AMD Radeon graphics. It's also equipped with great multimedia features including Dolby sound with 14 watt speakers, 10-finger multi-touch, and more.
Sony VAIO Tap 20
If you want something a little more unique, this all-in-one from Sony looks more like an oversized tablet than a traditional PC. Its 20” screen features a 1600x900 resolution - already better than most laptops. The 10-point touch screen can be stood up vertically on its kickscand, laid flat on your table, or any angle in between, depending on your preference. That adjustability great for a touch screen PC really and can change how you use and think of your computer.Its even got NFC compatibility and a battery onboard so you can treat it more like a mobile tablet.
Is the Sony VAIO Tap 20 a desktop PC or tablet? It's both. This mobile, all-in-one PC is a fun computing tool for the entire family, equipped with a gorgeous 20" 1600 x 900 touchscreen display that can detect up to 10 points of touch. With the multi-position stand you can stand it up, lay it flat, or tilt at any angle in-between. The built-in battery lets you take it to any room of your home.
HP Envy 23
With a third generation Intel Core i5 CPU, 6GB of RAM, and a 2TB HDD this PC has plenty of horsepower. Like the others, this too supports ten points of touch simultaneously. If you’re into audio you’ll be pleased to hear that this model has Beats Audio for a bold sound experience. This model can even be wall-mounted for those who love a clutter free desk space.
Get your hands on the powerful and intuitive HP ENVY 23 TouchSmart All-in-one PC, which is optimized for Windows 8. It features a Full HD 1080p 23" touchscreen display, powerful 3rd generation Intel Core i5 processor, 6GB of RAM, enormous 2TB hard drive, and 1GB of discrete graphics so it can take care of all your daily computing needs and then some.
This model from Acer has a slim build and is nicely stylized so it stands out, looking less like a machine and more like decoration in your home. Under the hood you'll find an Intel Pentium dual core G640 CPU running at 2.8 GHz, and 4GB of RAM. The 10-point multitouch screen supports full 1080p resolution and all the other bells and whistles you'd expect are here, like USB 3.0, a built in webcam and microphone, etc.
Enjoy the full Windows 8 experience with the AZS600 All-In-One Desktop with 23" Touch-Screen display. Delivering a stylish centre-piece for any home, this slim and attractive PC boasts interactive touch-screen technology, Intel Pentium Processor, 4GB of RAM, 1TB hard drive, integrated Intel HD graphics and full USB 3.0 functionality.
Lenovo IdeaCentre B540
Lastly, this 23” all-in-one desktop PC from Lenovo stands out from the pack with its built in Blu-ray drive making it a great choice for the movie lovers. The Dolby Home Theater sound technology and full HD screen adds to that experience too so movies are presented at their best.
The Lenovo IdeaCentre B540 is an all-in-one 23" desktop that's packed with all the features you need to create an entertainment powerhouse. The Intel Core i5 processor and 6GB of RAM make movies and games run quickly and smoothly, and the 1TB hard drive provides plenty of space for all of your video and game files.