The HP Pavilion Gaming Desktop¬† is a solid entry into PC gaming that doesn’t cost an arm and leg. It’s not as premium as a pre-built gaming rig but is more than capable of running the latest titles at full HD resolution and is compact enough for college dorms and starter apartments.

The processor is considered the brain of a computer, so it needs to be powerful for the PC to be able to run games at their best. This hex core AMD processor has 12 threads and can reach 4.1 GHz on boost. It has a large 8 GB of memory for seamless multitasking and reliable performance. Your Guide to Winter Wonderland Adventures

To handle the demands of gaming, this PC has a 256 GB M.2 solid-state drive (SSD). This provides faster storage and transfer rates than traditional hard drives. This can also be expanded to up to 2 TB for more space to store your games and other files.

This PC comes with a wired keyboard and mouse for easy operation. It is also compatible with MU-MIMO routers for a better wireless experience. It also has a built-in webcam for video chats with friends and family.

This PC comes with a large selection of ports on the front face and rear, including four USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A ports and a full-sized SD card reader. It also has an optical drive, an anachronism for the digital age but useful for anyone who still uses a DVD collection.