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The best gaming PC 2019: 10 of the top gaming desktops you can buy

Whatever games are on your wishlist, investing in the best gaming PC you can afford is wise. Having one of the best gaming PCs in your arsenal not only helps you take your gaming experience to the next level, but also gives you many years of use. It might even win you a multiplayer games or two

With exciting new titles hitting the streets, like Doom Eternal and the Outer Worlds, it’s even more crucial than ever to get one of the best gaming PCs that are fitted with the latest and greatest components. Now that Nvidia’s Super RTX graphic cards as well as AMD’s Navi cards and Ryzen 3rd generation chips are making their presence and power known in the computing world, there’s even more choices for you, regardless of whether you want to splurge or scrimp.

And, it doesn’t matter whether you prefer Intel, AMD or Nvidia as most PC makers will let you customize and choose the best processors and best graphics card for your needs and budget anyway. 

To lend you a hand, we gathered the best gaming PCs on the market, all of which we tested and reviewed ourselves. From popular manufacturers like Alienware to more exotic brands like Origin, this list covers a wide gamut of use cases. 

These are the best gaming PCs money can buy right now. Guaranteed, you'll find one to match your gaming needs and budget.

Corsair One i160

1. Corsair One i160

The best gaming PC of 2019

CPU: Intel Core i9-9900K | Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti | RAM: 16GB – 32GB | Storage: 480GB SSD + 2TB HDD

Extremely powerful 

Beautiful design 

Very expensive 

The Corsair One has been among the best gaming PCs ever since its debut a few years ago, and the Corsair One i160 only takes things to a whole new level with Nvidia Turing graphics and Intel Coffee Lake Refresh processors. This gaming PC can handle 4K gaming in a chassis that’s not much larger than your average gaming console. It’s expensive – that much power kind of has to be – yet it’s certainly worth it if you’re looking for a small form factor machine without compromises.

Read the full review: Corsair One i160 

Alienware Aurora R7

2. Alienware Aurora R7

Ease of use meets a pretty chassis

CPU: Intel Core i5-9400 – i9-9900K | Graphics: AMD Radeon RX 560X – Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Ti | RAM: up to 64GB | Storage: 1TB HDD – 2TB SSD, 2TB HDD

Plays games smooth as butter

Attractive, not over the top design

Chassis lid a bit finicky

Noticeable fan sound

The Alienware Aurora R7 is a feat of engineering, packing full-sized PC components into a chassis that’s much more compact than your typical mid-tower PC case. At the same time, it manages to be easily upgradeable, and it looks darn good. When you’re spending this much money on a gaming PC, you’d expect at least one of these things to be true, but the Alienware Aurora R7 nails them all. And that’s why it’s not hard to see why this is one of the best gaming PCs on the market in 2019.

Read the full review: Alienware Aurora R7

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Corsair Vengeance Gaming PC

3. Corsair Vengeance Gaming PC

The ultimate pre-built gaming PC for upgraders

CPU: Intel Core i7-8700 – i7-9700K | Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 | RAM: 16GB - 32GB | Storage: 480GB SSD, 2TB HDD - 960GB SSD

4K gaming at its best

Easy, tool-less upgrade

Reasonably priced

Wi-Fi requires included USB adapter

Boasting one of the best Micro ATX cases we’ve seen so far is hardly The Corsair Vengeance’s only accolade. This eye candy has a lot more going for it that makes it not just the best gaming PC, but also of the best PCs to hit the streets. Among its list of amazing features are its easily upgradeable and highly customizable chassis – thanks in large part to its tool-less design – and its breathtaking performance. This best gaming PC definitely holds its own against the most powerful gaming machines on the market. Need we say more? How about that gorgeous RGB lighting?

Read the full review: Corsair Vengeance Gaming PC

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HP Omen Desktop PC

(Image credit: Michelle Rae Uy)

4. HP Omen Desktop PC

Gaming PC powerhouse that’s worth the price

CPU: Intel Core i7-8700 – i7-9700K | Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Ti – RTX 2080 Ti | RAM: Up to 64GB | Storage: 1TB HDD – 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

High powered

Highly upgradable

Up to 165Hz refresh rates

Not the best looking PC

While the Decepticon look this gaming PC is sporting might not be for everyone, there’s definitely something for everybody as far as configurations – whether you’re a casual gamer on a budget or a hardcore one willing to shell out quite a bit of cash for a souped up rig. At less than $1,500 (about £1,180, AU$2,170), you’re getting more than enough power to get you through AAA games, albeit probably not on Ultra. At $2,335 (about £1,835, AU$3,235) or more, you’re getting a massive amount of power and storage. Plus, HP Omen Desktop PC comes in a tool-less design, making it upgradeable. There isn’t any doubt that this one belongs on our best gaming PCs list.

Read the full review: HP Omen Desktop PC

Intel Hades Canyon NUC

5. Intel Hades Canyon NUC

The best small form factor gaming PC

CPU: Intel Core i7 | Graphics: Radeon RX Vega M GL – GH | RAM: up to 64GB | Storage: up to 2TB SSD, 2TB SSD

 Lots of ports 

 Easy to upgrade 

 Expensive 

If you’re on the market for the best gaming PC under $1,000, the Intel Hades Canyon NUC might just be your dream machine. This tiny gaming PC isn’t just cost-effective, but space-saving as well. In fact, it looks more like a set-top box than a gaming PC. Don’t let its size fool you, however – it packs all the power that the best gaming laptops should, with an 8th-generation Intel Core i7 processor and discrete AMD Radeon graphics. You’ll have to supply your own RAM, storage and your own OS, but if you have extra PC hardware lying around, there are still plenty of savings to be had.

Read the full review: Intel Hades Canyon NUC 

HP Omen Obelisk

6. HP Omen Obelisk

Tricked out stunner for the hardcore gamer

CPU: Intel Core i5-8400 – i5-9600K | Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti – RTX 2080Ti | RAM: up to 64GB | Storage: 1TB HDD – 1TB SSD, 3TB+3TB HDD

Lots of power

Appealing, tool-less design

Highly upgradeable

Base model hardly future-proof

This rectangular behemoth is definitely worthy of its moniker as it touts lots of power… more than enough, in fact, for most gamers’ needs. When you’ve the funds for an upper-tier configuration, you’ll get a powerhouse. Unfortunately, budget buyers will have to be satisfied with gameplay at medium settings, since the lower end models are not as powerful. Still, because of its high upgradability and tool-less design, such buyers aren’t too far away from the best gaming experience on Ultra or Max settings either. Plus, we’ve honestly seen more expensive machines for those specs.

Read the full review: HP Omen Obelisk review

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Dell XPS Tower Special Edition

7. Dell XPS Tower Special Edition

It doesn’t look the part, but plays it well

CPU: Intel Core i5 9400– i9-9900K | Graphics: up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 | RAM: 8GB – 64GB | Storage: up to 2TB SSD + 2TB HDD

Compact, minimalistic design 

Affordably priced 

Non-K, locked processor 

Much like the excellent Dell XPS 13, the Dell XPS Tower is a lesson in packing beefy specs into a svelte design. This inconspicuous gaming PC looks a lot like the computer that’s been gathering dust in your dad’s office, rather than something that could power the latest and most demanding PC games. Beneath that unassuming exterior however, the Dell XPS Tower is one of the best gaming PCs on the market, fitted with an 8th-generation Intel Coffee Lake processors and Nvidia GTX 10-series graphics cards. With the Dell XPS Tower Special Edition, you’re getting one of the best gaming PCs money can buy, minus the off-putting ‘gamer aesthetic’.

Read the full review: Dell XPS Tower Special Edition 

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Origin Millennium

8. Origin Millennium

The best gaming PC for configuration options

CPU: Intel Core i5 9600K – AMD Ryzen 9 3900X | Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 – Hydro X Cooled NVIDIA GeForce RTX Titan | RAM: 32GB | Storage: 250GB – 4TB SSD

Sharp and solid new design

Stealthy PC case elements

More expensive than a DIY PC

When you pick up a new computer from Origin, it’s almost like you’ve built it yourself. But, you do have to be familiar with PC components to decide for yourself what goes into the rig and how much money you’re willing to drop. So, our only real criticism of the Origin Millennium is that you can build a similar gaming PC yourself and save hundreds of dollars. On the other hand, because of its svelte design and flexible specs – not to mention, the convenience, we bet you won’t even want to.

Read the full review: Origin Millennium 

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Alienware Area 51 Threadripper Edition

9. Alienware Area 51 Threadripper Edition

Top-notch power comes at a cost

CPU: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X – 2950X | Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050Ti – Dual Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Ti | RAM: 8GB – 64GB | Storage: 2TB HDD – 2TB SSD; 2TB HDD

So much space for activities

Record-breaking benchmark results

Absolutely massive

Absurdly expensive

In true Alienware fashion, the Area 51 Threadripper Edition pushes the limits of both technology and your bank account. It’s incredibly powerful, markedly boasting the latest AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X across all of its configurations. The Area 51’s triad-design hasn’t changed much since its introduction back in 2014, but the inside of this machine is essentially tool-less to upgrade, not that you would even need to considering it’s already one of the best gaming PCs of 2019.

Read the full review: Alienware Area 51 Threadripper Edition 

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MSI Trident X

10. MSI Trident X

Out of this world performance

CPU: Intel Core i7-9700K – i9-9900K | Graphics: Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 – 2080 Ti | RAM: 16GB | Storage: 512GB SSD – 512GB SSD, 2TB HDD

Insane gaming performance

Nice aesthetics

Questionable build quality

It was only a matter of time before the best gaming PCs started rolling out with the latest Coffee Lake Refresh and Nvidia Turing parts, and the MSI Trident X was leading the charge. This small chassis PC doesn’t pull any punches, and will absolutely demolish any game you throw at it, at any resolution. Just remember that the thin metal build is a little flimsy for travel, and its price tag is kind of steep. However, if you’re seeking no-holds-barred power that will fit right in your living room, you can’t do much better than this.

Read the full review: MSI Trident 

Bill Thomas, Gabe Carey and Michelle Rae Uy have also contributed to this article

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