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Microsoft Xbox Series S

Microsoft Xbox Series S

This compact, cost-reduced edition of the Xbox Series X does away with the BluRay drive and the extra horsepower required to run games at 4K resolutio

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck98th percentile
Versatility2th percentile
Power67th percentile
Storage Space68th percentile
Portability42th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Xbox Series X | S

CPU

AMD XBox series S

GPU

AMD XBox series S

Memory

10 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Blu-ray Drive, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$379.
Microsoft Xbox Series X

Microsoft Xbox Series X

Who it's For

  • Hardcore Gamer

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck99th percentile
Versatility4th percentile
Power86th percentile
Storage Space91th percentile
Portability37th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Xbox Series X | S

CPU

AMD XBox series X

GPU

AMD XBox series X

Memory

16 GB

Storage

1 TB total, Blu-ray Drive, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$599.
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 12-inch Touchscreen Laptop (THH-00001)

Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 12-inch Touchscreen Laptop (THH-00001)

ranked #9 among Laptops priced $1000-1500

A Surface device designed to be (relatively) affordable, this laptop by Microsoft can handle everyday tasks in style.

Who it's For

  • Casual Worker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck18th percentile
Versatility7th percentile
Power41th percentile
Storage Space27th percentile
Portability95th percentile
Battery Autonomy75th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, S Edition

Screen

12", 1536×1024(1536 × 1024, 1.6MP), Touch Screen

CPU

Intel Core i5-1035G1

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics

Memory

8 GB, Dual-Channel

Storage

128 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$759.
MSI Stealth GS66 12UHS-216CA 15-inch Gaming Laptop (GS66 12UHS216CA)

MSI Stealth GS66 12UHS-216CA 15-inch Gaming Laptop (GS66 12UHS216CA)

ranked #7 among Laptops priced over $1500

If you need a gaming PC you can take on the road with you and can afford to iron out most compromises, this could be the laptop you need.

Who it's For

  • Serious Video Editor
  • Serious Gamer
  • Hardcore Graphic Designer
  • Serious Multitasker
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck38th percentile
Versatility8th percentile
Power100th percentile
Storage Space91th percentile
Portability55th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 11, Pro Edition

Screen

15", 3840×2160(4K, UHD, 8.3MP), IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

Intel Core i9-12900H

GPU

Nvidia Geforce RTX 3080 Ti, 16 GB

Memory

32 GB, Dual-Channel

Storage

1 TB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$4,399.
Dell OptiPlex 5000 Series, Small Form Factor (5090-GDYYX)

Dell OptiPlex 5000 Series, Small Form Factor (5090-GDYYX)

ranked #10 among Stationary Computers priced under $2000

This enterprise-grade PC comes with all the features you need to be productive while helping your IT department ensure it remains productive for years

Who it's For

  • Aspiring Creative
  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck39th percentile
Versatility9th percentile
Power46th percentile
Storage Space91th percentile
Portability35th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, Pro Edition

CPU

Intel Core i5-10505

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics 630

Memory

8 GB

Storage

1 TB total, 72000+ RPM hard drive (fast)

Pricing

HP Slim Standard Desktop Computer (S01-AF0209)

HP Slim Standard Desktop Computer (S01-AF0209)

ranked #12 among Stationary Computers priced under $2000

This computer won't break any speed record, but it could help with simple homework and browsing the web for the right price.

Who it's For

  • Multitasker
  • Casual Worker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck21th percentile
Versatility10th percentile
Power27th percentile
Storage Space91th percentile
Portability36th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, Home Edition

CPU

AMD Athlon Silver 3050U

GPU

AMD Radeon Vega Graphics

Memory

8 GB

Storage

1 TB total, Media Card Reader, 72000+ RPM hard drive (fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$459. You could save 4% right now.
Lenovo ThinkCentre M75s SFF (11R8001SUS)

Lenovo ThinkCentre M75s SFF (11R8001SUS)

ranked #8 among Stationary Computers priced under $2000

This space-saving PC is a great platform for productivity in a professional setting and thanks to its ease of maintenance, it will be straightforward

Who it's For

  • Aspiring Creative
  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck64th percentile
Versatility13th percentile
Power58th percentile
Storage Space39th percentile
Portability33th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, Pro Edition

CPU

AMD Ryzen 5 Pro 5650G

GPU

AMD Radeon RX Vega 7

Memory

8 GB

Storage

256 GB total, DVD, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Acer Predator Orion 5000 PO5-640-ER11 (DG.E2UAA.002)

Acer Predator Orion 5000 PO5-640-ER11 (DG.E2UAA.002)

ranked #6 among Stationary Computers priced over $2000

This powerful computer boasts impressive specs promising to deliver uncompromising gaming experiences. This kind of horsepower could even come in hand

Who it's For

  • Long-Term Gamer
  • Serious Video Editor
  • Serious Gamer
  • Hardcore Graphic Designer
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck72th percentile
Versatility14th percentile
Power99th percentile
Storage Space97th percentile
Portability3th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 11, Home Edition

CPU

Intel Core i7-12700F

GPU

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080, 10 GB

Memory

32 GB, Dual-Channel

Storage

2 TB total, Solid State (very fast), 72000+ RPM hard drive (fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$2,999.
Google Pixelbook Go (GA00519-US)

Google Pixelbook Go (GA00519-US)

ranked #9 among Laptops priced $400-1000

This premium Chromebook comes with a few extras like an FHD touchscreen, extended battery life and some additional horsepower.

Who it's For

  • Multitasker
  • Casual Worker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck15th percentile
Versatility15th percentile
Power25th percentile
Storage Space24th percentile
Portability96th percentile
Battery Autonomy95th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Android, Chrome OS

Screen

13", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), Multiple Monitor Support, Touch Screen

CPU

Intel Core m3-8100Y

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics 615

Memory

8 GB

Storage

64 GB total

Pricing

Typically sells for C$879.
MSI GE76 Raider 17-inch Gaming Laptop (GE76 12UGS-268CA)

MSI GE76 Raider 17-inch Gaming Laptop (GE76 12UGS-268CA)

ranked #6 among Laptops priced over $1500

This powerful PC would be a bit cumbersome to carry around on a regular basis, but if you can't dedicate a spot for your gaming PC, this format works

Who it's For

  • Serious Video Editor
  • Serious Gamer
  • Serious Multitasker
  • Graphic Designer
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck49th percentile
Versatility16th percentile
Power92th percentile
Storage Space91th percentile
Portability40th percentile
Battery Autonomy2th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 11, Home Edition

Screen

17", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

Intel Core i7-12700H

GPU

Nvidia Geforce RTX 3070 Ti, 8 GB

Memory

32 GB

Storage

1 TB total, Media Card Reader, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$2,899.
Asus ExpertBook P1 15-inch professional laptop (P1510CJA-C51P-CA)

Asus ExpertBook P1 15-inch professional laptop (P1510CJA-C51P-CA)

ranked #8 among Laptops priced $1000-1500

This laptop is a compelling solution for productivity and has a few enterprise-class features.

Under the hood, I have a few notes: a bit of RAM is

Who it's For

  • Aspiring Creative
  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck30th percentile
Versatility17th percentile
Power43th percentile
Storage Space68th percentile
Portability52th percentile
Battery Autonomy35th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, Pro Edition

Screen

15", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

Intel Core i5-1035G1

GPU

Intel Iris Plus Graphics

Memory

8 GB, Dual-Channel

Storage

512 GB total, Media Card Reader, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Acer Aspire XC Desktop PC (XC-830-EB12)

Acer Aspire XC Desktop PC (XC-830-EB12)

ranked #11 among Stationary Computers priced under $2000

If you need a cost-effective computer to handle homework, this could be the solution for you. Sacrifices were made to design a computer priced sow low

Who it's For

  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck24th percentile
Versatility18th percentile
Power29th percentile
Storage Space91th percentile
Portability32th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, Home Edition

CPU

Intel Pentium Silver J5040

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics 605

Memory

8 GB

Storage

1 TB total, Media Card Reader, DVD, 72000+ RPM hard drive (fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$469.
Asus ROG Strix G15CE Gaming PC (G15CE(SPN)BHI770CB)

Asus ROG Strix G15CE Gaming PC (G15CE(SPN)BHI770CB)

ranked #10 among Stationary Computers priced over $2000

If you need a full-featured gaming rig in a pinch, this desktop PC is a compelling option and since it's sold by widespread retailer chain, you might

Who it's For

  • Serious Video Editor
  • Serious Gamer
  • Hardcore Graphic Designer
  • Serious Multitasker
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck50th percentile
Versatility20th percentile
Power88th percentile
Storage Space91th percentile
Portability7th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, Home Edition

CPU

Intel Core i7-11700F

GPU

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070, 8 GB

Memory

16 GB

Storage

1 TB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$2,399.
Asus ROG Strix Scar 15-inch Gaming Laptop (G533ZW-BS91-CB)

Asus ROG Strix Scar 15-inch Gaming Laptop (G533ZW-BS91-CB)

ranked #3 among Laptops priced over $1500

If you need to bring your Gaming PC on the road with you, this could be a serious contender. Thanks to its high-end components, you can expect impress

Who it's For

  • Serious Video Editor
  • Serious Gamer
  • Serious Multitasker
  • Graphic Designer
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck84th percentile
Versatility22th percentile
Power98th percentile
Storage Space91th percentile
Portability45th percentile
Battery Autonomy12th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 11, Home Edition

Screen

15", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

Intel Core i9-12900H

GPU

Nvidia Geforce RTX 3070 Ti, 8 GB

Memory

16 GB, Dual-Channel

Storage

1 TB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$2,599.
Asus ROG Strix GA35 (G35DX-DBR770)

Asus ROG Strix GA35 (G35DX-DBR770)

ranked #8 among Stationary Computers priced over $2000

This pre-built PC could be a compelling solution if you need a powerful rig quickly for entertainment or more creative purposes.

Later down the lin

Who it's For

  • Serious Video Editor
  • Serious Gamer
  • Hardcore Graphic Designer
  • Serious Multitasker
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck66th percentile
Versatility24th percentile
Power96th percentile
Storage Space91th percentile
Portability2th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, Home Edition

CPU

AMD Ryzen 7 5800X

GPU

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070, 8 GB

Memory

16 GB

Storage

1 TB total

Pricing

Typically sells for C$2,999. You could save 26% right now.
Acer Aspire TC (TC-1660-ES11)

Acer Aspire TC (TC-1660-ES11)

ranked #5 among Stationary Computers priced under $2000

This cost-effective PC could be a compelling solution if you've been looking for a family PC to handle homework and other everyday tasks.

From a ma

Who it's For

  • Aspiring Creative
  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck77th percentile
Versatility26th percentile
Power52th percentile
Storage Space91th percentile
Portability24th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, Home Edition

CPU

Intel Core i5-11400

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics 730

Memory

8 GB

Storage

1 TB total, DVD, 72000+ RPM hard drive (fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$849. You could save 32% right now.
Asus ROG Strix G15DK Gaming PC (G15DK(SPNL)-BSR77-CB)

Asus ROG Strix G15DK Gaming PC (G15DK(SPNL)-BSR77-CB)

ranked #7 among Stationary Computers priced over $2000

This gaming PC packs a few impressive bells and whistles, making sure you have what you need to run the most demanding games at their best.

Who it's For

  • Serious Video Editor
  • Serious Gamer
  • Hardcore Graphic Designer
  • Serious Multitasker
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck67th percentile
Versatility26th percentile
Power96th percentile
Storage Space100th percentile
Portability5th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, Home Edition

CPU

AMD Ryzen 7 5800X

GPU

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070, 8 GB

Memory

16 GB

Storage

2.5 TB total

Pricing

Typically sells for C$2,499. You could save 12% right now.
Asus Chromebook Flip C434 (C434TA-DSM4T)

Asus Chromebook Flip C434 (C434TA-DSM4T)

ranked #11 among Laptops priced $400-1000

Chromebooks can be quite versatile, but the most affordable models can come a little short for more advanced users. By investing more in a model like

Who it's For

  • Multitasker
  • Casual Worker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck12th percentile
Versatility27th percentile
Power23th percentile
Storage Space24th percentile
Portability88th percentile
Battery Autonomy82th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Android, Chrome OS

Screen

14", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), Multiple Monitor Support, Touch Screen

CPU

Intel Core m3-8100Y

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics 615

Memory

4 GB

Storage

64 GB total, Media Card Reader

Pricing

Typically sells for C$489.
Nintendo Switch (OLED model) (HEGSKAAAA)

Nintendo Switch (OLED model) (HEGSKAAAA)

The Nintendo Switch is the game console you can either use in the living room as a regular game console or on the move as a tablet. This third revis

Who it's For

  • Serious Gamer

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck1th percentile
Versatility28th percentile
Power16th percentile
Storage Space24th percentile
Portability98th percentile
Battery Autonomy32th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Nintendo Switch

Screen

7", 1280×720(WXGA, 720p, 0.9MP), OLED Display, Touch Screen

CPU

Nvidia Tegra X1

GPU

Nvidia Maxwell 256

Memory

4 GB

Storage

64 GB total, Media Card Reader

Pricing

Typically sells for C$449. You could save 2% right now.
Asus VivoBook 15 M515 (M515DA-BS31-CB)

Asus VivoBook 15 M515 (M515DA-BS31-CB)

This laptop won't break any speed records, but it's a cost-effective solution to handle everyday homework and going online.

Who it's For

  • Casual Worker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck8th percentile
Versatility32th percentile
Power33th percentile
Storage Space68th percentile
Portability61th percentile
Battery Autonomy7th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, Home Edition

Screen

15", 1366×798(1366 × 798, 1.1MP), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

AMD Ryzen 3 3250U

GPU

AMD Radeon Vega 3 Graphics

Memory

8 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Media Card Reader, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing