Updated 1/28/20: All computers recommendations below match our recommended Windows 10 computer specifications of Intel Core i3/AMD Ryzen 5 processor or better, 4 GB RAM or higher, and a 256GB Solid State Drive (SSD) or larger. Please read computer buying information for more information.
If you come across a good deal elsewhere, remember to look for specifications that are a minimum of what’s listed above. We’ve had the best reliability with HP and Dell brands. Keep in mind that cheaper laptops and all-in-ones typically only have a vertical screen resolution of 768, whereas higher quality and clearer screens are 1080 or higher.
Costco – Dell, HP Desktops – make sure hard drive is SSD or HDD+SSD
Laptop/Notebook PCs – regular price differences are due to variances in screen size, processor (speed), screen resolution and 2-in-1 convertibility: