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Apple TV 4K (32GB)

Apple TV 4K (32GB)

The Apple TV, as a Console, is a solid choice for media streaming and is powerful enough to deliver rich experiences on the gaming front as well. The

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck82th percentile
Versatility4th percentile
Power32th percentile
Storage Space12th percentile
Portability96th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Apple TV

CPU

Apple A10X

GPU

Apple A10X Graphics

Memory

3 GB

Storage

32 GB total

Pricing

Typically sells for C$169.
Nvidia Shield TV 8GB (2019) 4K HDR Media Streamer (945-13430-2500-000)

Nvidia Shield TV 8GB (2019) 4K HDR Media Streamer (945-13430-2500-000)

Connect your TV to the Android ecosystem (including the ability to Chromecast) and your Nvidia-powered gaming PC with this media player.

It does co

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck18th percentile
Versatility4th percentile
Power3th percentile
Storage Space1th percentile
Portability100th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Android TV

CPU

Nvidia Tegra X1

GPU

Nvidia Maxwell 256

Memory

2 GB

Storage

8 GB total, Micro SD Storage Expansion

Pricing

Typically sells for C$199.
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 Buck99th percentile
Versatility4th percentile
Power84th percentile
Storage Space73th percentile
Portability45th 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 Reader, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$379.
HP OMEN 25L Gaming PC (GT12-1159)

HP OMEN 25L Gaming PC (GT12-1159)

ranked #1 among Stationary Computers priced over $1300

There's plenty to like with this gaming rig: it does pack powerful chips and fast storage, but it also starts with dual-channel memory and plenty of u

Who it's For

    Compared Overall

    Bang for the Buck97th percentile
    Versatility5th percentile
    Power92th percentile
    Storage Space73th percentile
    Portability20th percentile

    Specs

    Operating System

    Windows

    CPU

    AMD Ryzen 5 5600G

    GPU

    Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060, 12 GB

    Memory

    16 GB, Dual-Channel

    Storage

    512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

    Pricing

    Typically sells for C$1,799.
    Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 12-inch Touchscreen Laptop (THH-00001)

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

    ranked #11 among Laptops priced over $875

    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 Buck32th percentile
    Versatility9th percentile
    Power50th percentile
    Storage Space30th percentile
    Portability91th percentile
    Battery Autonomy64th percentile

    Specs

    Operating System

    Windows

    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.
    HP Slim Standard Desktop Computer (S01-AF0209)

    HP Slim Standard Desktop Computer (S01-AF0209)

    ranked #10 among Stationary Computers priced under $1300

    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 Buck14th percentile
    Versatility10th percentile
    Power26th percentile
    Storage Space92th percentile
    Portability40th percentile

    Specs

    Operating System

    Windows

    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$599.
    Asus ROG Strix GA35 (G35DX-DBR770)

    Asus ROG Strix GA35 (G35DX-DBR770)

    ranked #7 among Stationary Computers priced over $1300

    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 Buck52th percentile
    Versatility12th percentile
    Power98th percentile
    Storage Space92th percentile
    Portability5th percentile

    Specs

    Operating System

    Windows

    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.
    Lenovo IdeaCentre 5i Desktop PC (90NA0001US)

    Lenovo IdeaCentre 5i Desktop PC (90NA0001US)

    ranked #2 among Stationary Computers priced under $1300

    This desktop PC is an attractive choice to handle homework and enjoy the web for a reasonable price.

    Your maintenance options are a bit limited bec

    Who it's For

    • Aspiring Creative
    • Multitasker
    • Productivity-Focused User

    Compared Overall

    Bang for the Buck77th percentile
    Versatility16th percentile
    Power54th percentile
    Storage Space92th percentile
    Portability33th percentile

    Specs

    Operating System

    Windows

    CPU

    Intel Core i5-10400

    GPU

    Intel UHD Graphics 630

    Memory

    8 GB

    Storage

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

    Pricing

    Typically sells for C$799.
    Asus VivoBook 15 M515 (M515DA-BS31-CB)

    Asus VivoBook 15 M515 (M515DA-BS31-CB)

    ranked #10 among Laptops priced $325-875

    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 Buck3th percentile
    Versatility21th percentile
    Power31th percentile
    Storage Space73th percentile
    Portability56th percentile
    Battery Autonomy5th percentile

    Specs

    Operating System

    Windows

    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

    Typically sells for C$569.
    HP Pavilion Desktop (TP01-1009)

    HP Pavilion Desktop (TP01-1009)

    ranked #1 among Stationary Computers priced under $1300

    This cost-effective computer is a compelling solution if you've been looking to dedicate some space at home for a workstation.

    A few creative desig

    Who it's For

    • Aspiring Creative
    • Multitasker
    • Productivity-Focused User

    Compared Overall

    Bang for the Buck86th percentile
    Versatility24th percentile
    Power61th percentile
    Storage Space73th percentile
    Portability30th percentile

    Specs

    Operating System

    Windows

    CPU

    Intel Core i5-10400

    GPU

    Intel UHD Graphics 630

    Memory

    8 GB

    Storage

    512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

    Pricing

    Typically sells for C$699.
    Asus S700SA Desktop PC (S700SA-BB55)

    Asus S700SA Desktop PC (S700SA-BB55)

    ranked #5 among Stationary Computers priced under $1300

    This space-saving PC is an excellent choice for productivity and packs a few compelling features for the security-conscious.

    When it comes to maint

    Who it's For

    • Aspiring Creative
    • Multitasker
    • Productivity-Focused User

    Compared Overall

    Bang for the Buck59th percentile
    Versatility24th percentile
    Power61th percentile
    Storage Space73th percentile
    Portability38th percentile

    Specs

    Operating System

    Windows

    CPU

    Intel Core i5-10400

    GPU

    Intel UHD Graphics 630

    Memory

    8 GB

    Storage

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

    Pricing

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

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

    ranked #6 among Stationary Computers priced over $1300

    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 Buck65th percentile
    Versatility25th percentile
    Power98th percentile
    Storage Space100th percentile
    Portability9th percentile

    Specs

    Operating System

    Windows

    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.
    Microsoft Surface Pro 7 (VDH-00001)

    Microsoft Surface Pro 7 (VDH-00001)

    The Surface Pro is worth considering if you must have a fully-featured Windows tablet that's both easy to carry and packs a long-lasting battery.

    T

    Who it's For

    • Casual Nomad
    • Multitasker
    • Casual Worker

    Compared Overall

    Bang for the Buck26th percentile
    Versatility26th percentile
    Power34th percentile
    Storage Space30th percentile
    Portability94th percentile
    Battery Autonomy84th percentile

    Specs

    Operating System

    Windows

    Screen

    12", 2736×1824(2736 × 1824, 5MP), Multiple Monitor Support

    CPU

    Intel Core i3-1005G1

    GPU

    Intel UHD Graphics

    Memory

    4 GB, Dual-Channel

    Storage

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

    Pricing

    Typically sells for C$699.
    Acer Aspire TC (TC-1660-ES11)

    Acer Aspire TC (TC-1660-ES11)

    ranked #4 among Stationary Computers priced under $1300

    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 Buck66th percentile
    Versatility13th percentile
    Power64th percentile
    Storage Space92th percentile
    Portability22th percentile

    Specs

    Operating System

    Windows

    CPU

    Intel Core i5-11400

    GPU

    Intel UHD Graphics 730

    Memory

    8 GB

    Storage

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

    Pricing

    HP All-in-One Desktop PC (22-df0119)

    HP All-in-One Desktop PC (22-df0119)

    ranked #9 among Stationary Computers priced under $1300

    This space-saving computer is a compelling choice if you want to set a computer in a public space or want to cut down on clutter.

    The maintenance p

    Who it's For

    • Multitasker
    • Productivity-Focused User

    Compared Overall

    Bang for the Buck21th percentile
    Versatility28th percentile
    Power27th percentile
    Storage Space92th percentile
    Portability13th percentile

    Specs

    Operating System

    Windows

    Screen

    22", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support

    CPU

    Intel Pentium Gold G6400T

    GPU

    Intel UHD Graphics 610

    Memory

    8 GB

    Storage

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

    Pricing

    Typically sells for C$799. You could save 6% right now.
    Acer Aspire C 27 All-in-One Desktop (C27-962-EB11)

    Acer Aspire C 27 All-in-One Desktop (C27-962-EB11)

    ranked #8 among Stationary Computers priced under $1300

    This space-saving PC is a tempting choice for small or public spaces and it could be just the ticket for homework, productivity and even more.

    Docu

    Who it's For

    • Serious Multitasker
    • Graphic Designer
    • Productivity-Focused User

    Compared Overall

    Bang for the Buck36th percentile
    Versatility29th percentile
    Power45th percentile
    Storage Space73th percentile
    Portability6th percentile

    Specs

    Operating System

    Windows

    Screen

    27", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support

    CPU

    Intel Core i5-1035G1

    GPU

    Intel UHD Graphics

    Memory

    12 GB

    Storage

    512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

    Pricing

    Typically sells for C$1,299.
    Acer Aspire TC (TC-1660-EB11)

    Acer Aspire TC (TC-1660-EB11)

    ranked #3 among Stationary Computers priced under $1300

    Looking for a desktop PC to handle productivity tasks and even a little more? This could be exactly the right computer for you.

    Who it's For

    • Aspiring Creative
    • Multitasker
    • Productivity-Focused User

    Compared Overall

    Bang for the Buck71th percentile
    Versatility30th percentile
    Power68th percentile
    Storage Space42th percentile
    Portability24th percentile

    Specs

    Operating System

    Windows

    CPU

    Intel Core i5-11400

    GPU

    Intel UHD Graphics 730

    Memory

    8 GB

    Storage

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

    Pricing

    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 Buck2th percentile
    Versatility31th percentile
    Power17th percentile
    Storage Space26th percentile
    Portability97th percentile
    Battery Autonomy22th percentile

    Specs

    Operating System

    Nintendo Switch (TV mode & Tabletop mode), Nintendo Switch (Handheld mode)

    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.
    Google Pixelbook Go (GA00519-US)

    Google Pixelbook Go (GA00519-US)

    ranked #13 among Laptops priced over $875

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

    Who it's For

    • Casual Nomad
    • Multitasker
    • Casual Worker

    Compared Overall

    Bang for the Buck15th percentile
    Versatility32th percentile
    Power24th percentile
    Storage Space26th percentile
    Portability92th percentile
    Battery Autonomy95th percentile

    Specs

    Operating System

    Chrome OS, 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.
    Asus ROG Strix G10DK Gaming PC (G10DK-BBR7M70-CB)

    Asus ROG Strix G10DK Gaming PC (G10DK-BBR7M70-CB)

    ranked #5 among Stationary Computers priced over $1300

    With high-end components, this Gaming PC promises to deliver rich, fluid experiences, even with the most demanding games and creative software out the

    Who it's For

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

    Compared Overall

    Bang for the Buck74th percentile
    Versatility33th percentile
    Power100th percentile
    Storage Space92th percentile
    Portability15th percentile

    Specs

    Operating System

    Windows

    CPU

    AMD Ryzen 7 3700X

    GPU

    Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070, 8 GB

    Memory

    16 GB

    Storage

    1 TB total, Solid State (very fast)

    Pricing

    Typically sells for C$1,999.