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Top 10: Bestselling desktop PCs

HP dominates list of bestselling desktops

HP Elitedesk 705 G4

We bring you the ten bestselling desktops through distribution in March 2016, according to analyst Context.

“Desktop volumes through Context’s UK distributor panel declined year-on-year in March 2016 but a number of vendors were still able to leverage an end-of-fiscal-year push in sales to business users during the month,” says Context senior analyst, Marie-Christine Pygott.

“HP, accounting for 8 out of the 10 top-selling SKUs, saw volume sales up year-on-year in March to both the SMB and corporate reseller channels. Dell also posted an increase in desktop sales to business users.

“Acer, holding the No. 8 spot in the March list of top sellers, benefited from competitive pricing on sales into retail of its compact Aspire XC-704 Desktop.”

1. HP EliteDesk 705 G2

The HP EliteDesk 705 boasts the AMD PRO A-Series APUs with AMD Radeon graphics and HP Pixel Sharp video filtering that produces sharp and colour-accurate images and videos, for crystal-clear video conferencing.

It’s backed by a full portfolio of security solutions, including HP BIOSphere with Sure Start and is designed to undergo MIL-STD 810G testing to help ensure reliability in the most demanding work environments.

2. HP EliteDesk 705 G2 (A4-Series)

The HP EliteDesk 705 G2 (A4-Series) has expandable options that provide enterprise-class experience to meet virtually any business need.

It also comes with the latest AMD PRO A-Series APUs with AMD Radeon graphics and HP Pixel Sharp video filtering. It also has DTS Sound™ audio management technology, HD audio with Realtek ALC221 codec (all ports are stereo), microphone and headphone front ports.

3. HP ProDesk 400 G3

The HP ProDesk 400 G3 features the new 6th Gen Intel Core processors and powerful processing with Intel HD 530 Graphics. Available DDR4 memory helps meet the demands of today’s businesses.

HP BIOSphere and HP Client Security boost security and keep critical data and systems under lock and key with customizable authentication and BIOS-level passwords. The HP ProDesk 400 MT helps build a solid IT infrastructure for your growing business with scalability in major components that allow you to configure the right PC for each user.

4. HP 280 G1 (i3-4160 processor)

5. HP 280 G1 (i5-4590 processor)

The HP 280 G1 MT provides a strong performing PC for your agency with the tools you need to accomplish your everyday tasks.

The 4th Generation Intel Core i3/i5 processor boasts an H81 chipset, processor support and 16GB of memory. It come with eight USB ports on the HP 280 G1 MT. Two front USB 2.0 ports are ready to charge your tablet or phone, while six rear (two USB 3.0 and four USB 2.0) USB ports are ready to connect to USB compatible peripherals.

Take up less space than a traditional tower with the HP 280 G1 Micro Tower with a stylish design to complement your workspace.

The embedded Trusted Platform Module 1.2 (TPM) provides hardware-based encryption keys to help secure your data, e-mail, and user credentials.

6. HP EliteDesk 800 G1

The HP EliteDesk 800 G1 helps you power through to business success while allowing customised deployment. It comes with a choice of 4th generation Intel Core processors with vPro support.

The new, slim removable hard drive secures important data when away from the office. The optional PCI port helps ensure broad compatibility with existing technology investments. Intel Smart Response Technology (SRT), a disk cache solution, delivers similar performance associated with Solid State Drives while retaining the data storage capacity of today’s large Hard Disk Drives.

7. Dell OptiPlex 3020

The Dell OptiPlex 3020 comes up to 4th Gen Intel Core i5 processors and 16GB of memory. It can boot up quickly with an optional high-performance solid-state hybrid drive (SSHD).

Maximise IT resources with OptiPlex desktop that supports automatic deployment and updates with included in-band management capabilities.

8. Acer Aspire XC704

Small enough to fit almost anywhere, the compact Aspire X Series is just one-third the size of a tower PC, yet offers plenty of power and performance for your multimedia creativity and HD entertainment - plus, your all your media is shareable using Acer BYOC Apps.

Finish tasks, watch video, play casual games, and keep in touch with friends -- all easy with next generation Intel Core or new AMD processors, and display graphics ranging from integrated Intel HD to NVIDIA GeForce or AMD Radeon display cards.

9. HP ProDesk 400 G3

The HP ProDesk 400 G3 features the new 6th Gen Intel Core processors and powerful processing with Intel HD 530 Graphics. Available DDR4 memory helps meet the demands of today’s businesses.

HP BIOSphere and HP Client Security boost security and keep critical data and systems under lock and key with customizable authentication and BIOS-level passwords. The HP ProDesk 400 MT helps build a solid IT infrastructure for your growing business with scalability in major components that allow you to configure the right PC for each user.

10. HP EliteDesk 800 G2

Experience top-notch productivity plus industry-leading reliability, security, and manageability, plus a unique portfolio of solutions in a compact, space-saving design with the powerful HP EliteDesk 800 SFF.

Blast through your most demanding challenges with the uncompromising performance of 6th Gen Intel Core processors, Intel HD 530 Graphics, and optional high-end discrete graphics and HP Turbo Drive.

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