Updated January 31, 2019 by Christopher Thomas

The 10 Best Touchscreen Desktop Computers

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This wiki has been updated 7 times since it was first published in January of 2019. Touchscreens are an effective way to increase computing productivity, and thanks to today's ever-shrinking components, there's a host of desktops available offering this functionality. Whether you're a student with a limited workspace, a professional who wants to maximize their efficiency, or an administrator looking to equip an entire organization, one or more of these PCs should serve you well. When users buy our independently chosen editorial choices, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best touchscreen desktop computer on Amazon.

10. Dell Inspiron 3000

9. Acer Aspire Z24

8. Dell XPS 27

7. Microsoft Surface Studio 2

6. Asus ZN242GD

5. Dell Optiplex 7460

4. Dell Precision 5720

3. Asus Zen Z272SD

2. HP Pavilion 24

1. HP Envy

Editor's Notes

January 28, 2019:

If having a touch display is imperative to your daily workflow, or you just want to up your multimedia game, a desktop all-in-one is definitely worth consideration. The very best of the best touch-enabled computers is almost certainly the second-generation Microsoft Surface Studio, though it will set you back multiple thousands of dollars, which makes it a non-starter for many users. On the other side of the coin is the low-end Dell Inspiron, which really isn't very fast, but boy, is it cheap by comparison. Dell's Optiplex and XPS are, however, quite quick to react, and don't cost a ton themselves. Asus also makes multiple worthwhile models, depending on your overall needs. In the middle of the pack is the HP Pavilion, which, again, is offered in several configurations, most of which are great PCs for the money. If you plan to play games on your all-in-one, keep an eye out for a discrete graphics card, such as the one in the HP Envy, which is an excellent performer, though it is a touch costly. And if you're on a thin budget, with a similarly small workspace, the Acer is hard to beat; in fact, it's barely any larger or heavier than a laptop, though it's considerably faster and brighter than a comparably priced clamshell.

Christopher Thomas
Last updated on January 31, 2019 by Christopher Thomas

Building PCs, remodeling, and cooking since he was young, quasi-renowned trumpeter Christopher Thomas traveled the USA performing at and organizing shows from an early age. His work experiences led him to open a catering company, eventually becoming a sous chef in several fine LA restaurants. He enjoys all sorts of barely necessary gadgets, specialty computing, cutting-edge video games, and modern social policy. He has given talks on debunking pseudoscience, the Dunning-Kruger effect, culinary technique, and traveling. After two decades of product and market research, Chris has a keen sense of what people want to know and how to explain it clearly. He delights in parsing complex subjects for anyone who will listen -- because teaching is the best way to ensure that you understand things yourself.

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