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Stationary Computers to run Affinity Designer on a budget.

Release Date 2018-03-01
Developer Serif
Publisher Serif
Pricing Model Premium
Platforms Mac OS X, Windows
Official Site

Affinity Designer has been described as an Adobe Illustrator alternative. It is compatible with common file formats, including Adobe Illustrator (AI), Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG), Adobe Photoshop (PSD), Portable Document Format (PDF), and Encapsulated PostScript (EPS) formats. The application can also import data from some Adobe FreeHand files (specifically versions 10 & MX).

Genres

Desktop Publishing, Page Layout Editor, Vector Graphics Editor

Tags

2D, Brushes, Colouring, Creative, Free Trial, Layers, Lettering, Line Smoothing, Page Layout, Precise Measurements, Prepress, Pressure-Sensitive Stylus Support, Stabilization, Stroke Brushes, Toning, Typography

Pricing and Current Offers

Compatible Stationary Computers

The following Stationary Computers meet the minimal system requirements set by Affinity Designer's developers. So it should run, but you might experience slowdowns when working with larger, heavier files.

Matches are sorted by price, so if what you see doesn't match your expectations and you can afford to pay more, feel free to move on to the next page.

Showing 7-12 of 16 items.
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

Performance in selected Apps

Affinity Designer100th percentile

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

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

Performance in selected Apps

Affinity Designer100th percentile

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.
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

Performance in selected Apps

Affinity Designer100th percentile

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

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

Performance in selected Apps

Affinity Designer100th percentile

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.
HP OMEN by HP 25L (GT12-0129)

HP OMEN by HP 25L (GT12-0129)

ranked #2 among Stationary Computers priced over $1300

This powerful PC is an attractive solution if you want to play the most demanding PC games and when you're done, its extra horsepower could come in ha

Performance in selected Apps

Affinity Designer100th percentile

Who it's For

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

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck93th percentile
Versatility62th percentile
Power87th percentile
Storage Space98th percentile
Portability20th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows

CPU

Intel Core i7-10700F

GPU

Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060, 6 GB

Memory

16 GB

Storage

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

Pricing

Asus ROG Strix G10DK Gaming PC (G10DK(SPN)-BBR560-CB)

Asus ROG Strix G10DK Gaming PC (G10DK(SPN)-BBR560-CB)

ranked #4 among Stationary Computers priced over $1300

With high-end components, this Gaming PC has what it takes to handle demanding AAA games and creative software out there. It is all the more compellin

Performance in selected Apps

Affinity Designer100th percentile

Who it's For

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

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck76th percentile
Versatility56th percentile
Power93th percentile
Storage Space73th percentile
Portability15th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows

CPU

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X

GPU

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060, 12 GB

Memory

16 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$1,899. You could save 9% right now.