Some Popular Desktop Computers Under $500 (Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals)

Updated: 27 November, 2015 seen 1,406

Feel it is time to upgrade your old desktop computer? Probably looking to own a brand new one. Look no more in this article I have listed 15 great desktop computers under $500 apiece. Looking for Black Friday or Cyber Monday deals for 2015 - that's right. Desktop computers listed here have discount prices on the biggest online shop -  Amazon.

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ASUS M32CD Desktop (Core i5, 8GB, 1TB, Windows 10) with Keyboard and Mouse

ASUS M32CD Desktop (Core i5, 8GB, 1TB, Windows 10) with Keyboard and Mouse

The Perfect Work Computer. Powered by the Skylake Intel Core i5-6400 and Intel Integrated graphics to deliver incredible performance with Windows 10.

  • Intel Core i5-6400 Quad-Core 2.7 GHz processor (turbo to 3.3GHz)
  • 8GB DDR3; 1TB HDD
  • Intel Integrated 530 HD Graphics
  • 802.11 AC WiFi with Bluetooth 4.0
  • Windows 10 Operating System

List Price: $499.00 See final sales price on Amazon

 

Alienware Alpha ASM100-1580 Console (2.9 GHz Intel Core i3-4130T Processor, 4GB DDR3, 500GB HDD, Windows 8)

Alienware Alpha ASM100-1580 Console (2.9 GHz Intel Core i3-4130T Processor, 4GB DDR3, 500GB HDD, Windows 8)

Combine the freedom of PC gaming with the ease of a console with the new Alienware Alpha. The customized Alienware UI provides easy access to thousands of Steam games right at your fingertips.

  • Intel Dual-Core i3-4130T Processor
  • 4 GB DDR3 RAM
  • 500 GB 5400 rpm Hard Drive
  • Windows 8.1; Free upgrade to Windows 10

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ASUS M32AD Desktop (Core i3, 8GB, 1TB, Windows 10) with Keyboard and Mouse

ASUS M32AD Desktop (Core i3, 8GB, 1TB, Windows 10) with Keyboard and Mouse

The Perfect Home Computer. Powered by the Haswell Intel Core i3-4170 and Intel Integrated graphics to deliver incredible performance with Windows 10.

  • Intel Core i3-4170 Dual-Core 3.7GHz processor
  • 8GB DDR3; 1TB HDD
  • Intel Integrated 4400 HD Graphics
  • 802.11 AC WiFi with Bluetooth 4.0
  • Windows 10 Operating System

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CyberpowerPC Gamer Ultra GUA3100A Gaming Desktop - AMD FX-4300 Quad Core 3.8GHz, 8GB DDR3 RAM, 1TB HDD, 24X DVD, AMD R7 240 2GB, Windows 10 Home

CyberpowerPC Gamer Ultra GUA3100A Gaming Desktop - AMD FX-4300 Quad Core 3.8GHz, 8GB DDR3 RAM, 1TB HDD, 24X DVD, AMD R7 240 2GB, Windows 10 Home

  • System: AMD FX-4300 3.80GHZ Quad-Core | AMD 760G Chipset | 8GB DDR3 | 1TB HDD | Genuine Windows 10 Home 64-bit
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon R7 240 2GB Video Card | 24X DVD±RW Dual-Layer Drive | Audio: 7.1 Channel | Gigabit LAN | Keyboard and Mouse
  • Connectivity: 8x USB 2.0 | 1x RJ-45 Network Ethernet 10/100/1000 | Audio | 1x HDMI | 1x DVI | 1x VGA
  • Warranty: 1 Year Parts & Labor Warranty | Free Lifetime Tech Support

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Intel NUC NUC5i5RYH with Intel Core™ i5 Processor and 2.5-Inch Drive Support

      Intel NUC NUC5i5RYH with Intel Core™ i5 Processor and 2.5-Inch Drive Support

The IntelNUC built with 5th generation Intel Core processors takes the powerful capabilities of a complete desktop system and packages it into 4 small inches. Get premium performance, eye-popping visuals, and home theater features that give you the power to play, create, entertain, and inspire right from your home. And with a replaceable lid, you can customize your NUC to deliver the style and features that fit your life. The Intel NUC gives you the power you need-and doesn't require more than 4 inches of real estate, whether in your living room, den, or office. Discover what's possible with an Intel NUC.

  • Intel Core i5-5250U
  • Intel HD Graphics 6000
  • USB 3.0 ports; 2 front panel (1 charging capable) and 2 back panel
  • WiFi 802.11ac wireless and Bluetooth 4.0
  • Kensington lock support

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HP Slimline 410-030 Desktop (Intel Core i7, 8 GB RAM, 1 TB HDD)

HP Slimline 410-030 Desktop (Intel Core i7, 8 GB RAM, 1 TB HDD)

Conquer your day with the expanded storage, Intel Core processor, a slimmer design, and tested reliability of this redesigned HP tower. Finding an affordable tower with the performance you need and the name you trust just got easier.

  • Intel Core i7-4790T 2.7 GHz Processor
  • 8GB SDRAM
  • Windows 10
  • 16 GB 7200 RPM Hard Drive, DVD Super Multi Drive

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CyberpowerPC Gamer Ultra GUA880 Gaming Desktop - AMD FX-4300 Quad Core 3.8GHz, 8GB DDR3 RAM, 1TB HDD, 24X DVD, NVIDIA GT 720 1GB, Windows 10

CyberpowerPC Gamer Ultra GUA880 Gaming Desktop - AMD FX-4300 Quad Core 3.8GHz, 8GB DDR3 RAM, 1TB HDD, 24X DVD, NVIDIA GT 720 1GB, Windows 10

  • System: AMD FX-4300 3.80GHZ Quad-Core | AMD 760G Chipset | 8GB DDR3 | 1TB HDD | Genuine Windows 10 Home 64-bit
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GT720 1GB Video Card | 24X DVD±RW Dual-Layer Drive | Audio: 7.1 Channel | Gigabit LAN | Keyboard and Mouse
  • Connectivity: 6x USB 2.0 | 1x RJ-45 Network Ethernet 10/100/1000 | Audio | 1x HDMI | 1x DVI | 1x VGA
  • Warranty: 1 Year Parts & Labor Warranty | Free Lifetime Tech Support

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ASUS CHROMEBOX-M004U Desktop

ASUS CHROMEBOX-M004U Desktop

With easy out-of-the-box setup, integrated virus and malware protection and feature-enhancing updates, ASUS Chromebox starts up in seconds to get you to your favorite websites and apps instantly. And why a box? Because with a box it houses a processor powerful enough for ultrafast multitasking performance in Chrome OS and the connectivity options to choose your own screen size, connect to multiple displays at once and even attach to any VESA-mountable monitor or HD TV. ASUS Chromebox is the always-new computer that just makes sense.

  • 1.4 GHz Intel Celeron 2955U Processor
  • 2GB DDR3 RAM, 16 GB SSD HDD
  • Intel HD graphics
  • Google Chrome OS

List Price: $69.99 See final sales price on Amazon

 

Apple MGEM2LL/A Mac Mini Desktop - (1.4 Ghz Intel Core i5 Processor, 4 GB LPDDR3 RAM, 500 GB HDD, Mac OS X Yosemite)

      Apple MGEM2LL/A Mac Mini Desktop - (1.4 Ghz Intel Core i5 Processor, 4 GB LPDDR3 RAM, 500 GB HDD, Mac OS X Yosemite)

  • 1.4GHz Dual-Core Intel Core i5 (Turbo Boost up to 2.7GHz)
  • 500GB Serial ATA Drive 5400 rpm
  • 4GB 1600MHz LPDDR3 SDRAM
  • Intel HD Graphics 5000
  • Mac OS X Yosemite

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Intel NUC NUC5i5RYK with Intel Core™ i5 Processor

Intel NUC NUC5i5RYK with Intel Core™ i5 Processor

  • 5th Generation Intel Core i5-5250U Processor
  • Dual-Channel DDR3L 1600/1333 (1.35V), 16 GB Max Supported (Sold Separately)
  • Storage: Internal Support for M.2 SSD card (22x42, 22x60, or 22x80)
  • Networking: Intel 10/100/1000 Mbps Network Connection
  • 19V, 65 W wall mount AC-DC Power Adapter

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ASUS CHROMEBOX-M075U Desktop Bundle with Wireless Keyboard and Mouse

ASUS CHROMEBOX-M075U Desktop Bundle with Wireless Keyboard and Mouse

  • Intel i3-4010U Processor 1.7 GHz( cache)
  • 4GB DDR3 (2GB*2)
  • 16 GB Solid State Drive
  • Chrome OS
  • Bundled with Wireless Keyboard and Mouse

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Dell Inspiron i3646-2600BLK Desktop (Intel Pentium, 4 GB RAM, 500 GB HDD) Windows 8.1 - Free Upgrade to Windows 10

Dell Inspiron i3646-2600BLK Desktop (Intel Pentium, 4 GB RAM, 500 GB HDD) Windows 8.1 - Free Upgrade to Windows 10

With a powerful processor and a high-capacity hard drive, you can count on full-size desktop performance in a slim, space-saving design

  • Intel Pentium J2900 Processor (2M Cache, 2.67 GHz)
  • 4GB
  • 500 GB 7200 rpm Hard Drive
  • Windows 8.1; Free upgrade to Windows 10 when available

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Lenovo H50 Desktop (Core i5, 8 GB RAM, 1 TB HDD, Windows 10) 90B700EEUS

Lenovo H50 Desktop (Core i5, 8 GB RAM, 1 TB HDD, Windows 10) 90B700EEUS

Easily handle everyday tasks with this powerful desktop PC. Designed with enough memory, storage and processing power to meet all of your basic needs, the H50 is smartly affordable.

  • Intel Core i5-4460 3.2 GHz Processor
  • 8 GB DDR3 RAM
  • 1 TB 7200 rpm Hard Drive
  • Intel HD Graphics 4600
  • Windows 10

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LG ChromeBase 22CV241-W 22-Inch All-in-One Cloud Desktop

LG ChromeBase 22CV241-W 22-Inch All-in-One Cloud Desktop

The LG ChromeBase is the world's first all-in-one Chrome device. Not only does the ChromeBase offer an all-in-one PC experience based on Google's Chrome operating system, but it is also a great 22" monitor allowing you to plug in your other devices.

  • Intel Celeron 2955U 1.4 GHz
  • 2 GB DDR3L SDRAM
  • 16 GB Solid-State Drive, Cloud based device with free Google Drive storage. Microsoft Office is not compatible but Microsoft Web Apps are compatible (free cloud version of Office)
  • 22-Inch Screen
  • WLAN: Wireless LAN 802.11a/b/g/n, BT Combo, LAN: 10/100/1000

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ASUS VM42-S075V Desktop

ASUS VM42-S075V Desktop

Vivo is made compact with a stylish spun metal finish to complement both the home office and living room. Featuring a multitude of ports, integrated 2x2w speakers with Sonic Master sound technology, and the latest 802.11ac Wi-Fi adapter, make the Vivo the centerpiece to your ever-connected world. 

  • 4th Generation Intel Celeron® 2957U (Haswell-R) processor
  • 4GB RAM, 500G Storage with 100G FREE webstorage for 1 year,
  • 802.11 ac, BT4.0, and integrated speakers included (2 x 2W)
  • 4 USB3.0 Ports and 4-in-1 card reader, HDMI and DP
  • Small, portable with stylish design and fully configured with Windows 8.1

List Price:

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