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16 Best Desktop Computers for Architecture (2021)

Here, we’ll look at the Best Desktop Computers for Architects and Architecture Students. When it comes to performance, nothing really comes close to a desktop pc. With the right machine, your creative processes is not inhibited in any way. The desktops computers listed here, come with at least an Intel Core i7/Ryzen 7. Even when using performance intensive programs such as Revit, Lumion, 3D Max, Archicad and AutoCAD, you won’t run into performance issues such as lags and freezes. These programs launch faster, and you get better frame rates.

In addition to the processor, the minimum GPU you get is a minimum of 4GB VRAM Nvidia/AMD. This ensures that graphic intensive programs such as Lumion and 3D Max, get improved rendering time, in addition to having improved frame rates. As far as the RAM goes, these Desktop computers for Architecture Students come with a minimum of 16GB. I guarantee you that you’ll be running multiple programs at the same time, and you’ll need to constantly switch between them. The 16GB minimum ensures that you get a smooth and intuitive experience.

Also see: best desktop computers for Revit in addition to the best desktop pc for Archicad.

These are the Best Desktop Computers for Architecture Students (2021):

Acer Predator Orion 9000 Desktop - Intel i9 - RTX 2080 Ti - 64GB RAM - 512GB SSD - 2TB

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CPU Intel Core i9-7980XE extreme Edition Processor
Processor Speed Up to 4. 2GHz
GPU NVidia GeForce RTX 2080 Ti graphics
Graphics Card Memory 11GB of GDDR6 Video Memory
RAM 64GB DDR4 2666MHz RAM (maximum 128GB
Storage Space 512GB PCIe NVMe SSD & 2TB 7200Rpm HDD
Operating System Windows 10
Dimensions 27.56 x 11.77 x 25.31 inches
Keyboard & Mouse included
Computer Monitor Sold Separately
Advantages Performance
Disadvantages Expensive

MSI MPG Trident 3 - 10SI-003US Small Form Factor Desktop

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CPU Intel Core i7-10700F
Processor Speed 3.4 Ghz
GPU GTX 1660 Super
Graphics Card Memory 6GB
RAM 8GB DDR4
Storage Space 1TB HDD 512GB SSD
Operating System Windows 10
Dimensions 9.9 x 13.93 x 3.84 inches
Keyboard & Mouse Included
Computer Monitor Sold Separately
Advantages Performance
Disadvantages NA

Skytech Blaze II - Desktop Computer – RYZEN 7 RTX 2060 6GB - 500GB - 16GB

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CPU RYZEN 7 2700
Processor Speed 8-core 3.2 GHz
GPU RTX 2060
Graphics Card Memory 6GB
RAM 16GB DDR4
Storage Space 500GB SSD
Operating System Windows 10
Dimensions 20.1 x 9.7 x 21 inches
Keyboard & Mouse Sold Separately
Computer Monitor Sold Separately
Advantages Performance
Disadvantages

SkyTech Supremacy PC Desktop - i7 - GTX 1080-2TB-32GB

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CPU i7-7700K
Processor Speed 3.7 GHz
GPU GTX 1080
Graphics Card Memory 8GB
RAM 32GB DDR4
Storage Space 2TB
Operating System Windows 10
Dimensions 18.5 x 13.1 x 20.2 inches
Keyboard & Mouse 16.4 x 8.3 x 17.9 inches
Computer Monitor Sold Separately
Advantages Performance
Disadvantages

HP Z4 G4 Workstation PC - Intel Xeon W-2125 - Desktop Computer

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CPU Intel Xeon W 2125 Quad Core Processor
Processor Speed 4GHz base, 4.5GHz turbo, 8.25 MB Cache
GPU NVIDIA Quadro P4000 Graphics
Graphics Card Memory 8GB Dedicated Video Memory
RAM 32GB DDR4 SDRAM
Storage Space 512GB SSD
Operating System Windows 10
Dimensions 21.81 x 21.57 x 12.28 inches
Keyboard & Mouse Not Included
Computer Monitor Sold Separately
Advantages Performance,
Disadvantages NA

iBUYPOWER Pro Gaming Desktop PC Intel i9-9900k

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CPU Intel i9-9900k
Processor Speed 3.6 GHz
GPU Geforce RTX 2070 Super
Graphics Card Memory 8GB
RAM 16GB DDR4
Storage Space 1TB HDD, 240GB SSD
Operating System Windows 10
Dimensions 23.1 x 21.6 x 11.5 inches
Keyboard & Mouse Included
Computer Monitor Sold Separately
Advantages Performance, Storage Capacity
Disadvantages NA

Microsoft Surface Studio 2 (Intel Core i7, 32GB RAM, 2TB)

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CPU Intel Core i7 7th Gen
Processor Speed 3.2Ghz
GPU NVIDIA GeForce 1070 GPU
Graphics Card Memory 8GB
RAM 32 GB
Storage Space 2 TB Dive
Operating System Windows 10
Dimensions 21.61 x 25.09 x 8.59 inches
Keyboard & Mouse Included in Sale
Computer Monitor 28" PixelSense Display, 4500x3000 Pixels
Advantages Performance, Quality Display
Disadvantages NA

MSI Aegis RS 10SE-011US - Desktop

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CPU Intel Core i9-10900KF Processor
Processor Speed 3.4 GHz
GPU RTX 2080Super
Graphics Card Memory 8GB GDDR6
RAM 32GB DDR4
Storage Space 2TB HDD 1TB SSD
Operating System Windows 10
Dimensions 17.72 x 16.93 x 8.46 inches
Keyboard & Mouse Sold Separately
Computer Monitor Sold Separately
Advantages Good Performance, Large Storage Capacity
Disadvantages NA

Skytech Azure Desktop PC – Ryzen 7

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CPU Ryzen 7 3700X
Processor Speed 3.6GHz
GPU RTX 2070 Super
Graphics Card Memory 8GB
RAM 16GB DDR4
Storage Space 1TB NVME
Operating System Windows 10
Dimensions 19.6 x 18.8 x 9.7 inches
Keyboard & Mouse Not Included
Computer Monitor Sold Separately
Advantages Performance, Large Storage
Disadvantages NA

Skytech Azure - Gaming Computer PC Desktop – Ryzen 7 RX 5700 XT 8GB - 1TB 16GB

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CPU Ryzen 7 3700X
Processor Speed 3.6GHz
GPU RX 5700 XT
Graphics Card Memory 8GB
RAM 16GB DDR4
Storage Space 1TB NVME
Operating System Windows 10
Dimensions 19.6 x 18.8 x 9.7 inches
Keyboard & Mouse Not Included
Computer Monitor Sold Separately
Advantages Performance, Large Storage
Disadvantages NA

ROG Huracan G21 - Compact Desktop Computer - i9

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CPU Intel Core i9-9900K Processor
Processor Speed 5 GHz
GPU NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080
Graphics Card Memory 8GB graphics
RAM 32GB 2666MHz
Storage Space 1TB SSD
Operating System Windows 10
Dimensions 14.6 x 5.1 x 14.4 inches
Keyboard & Mouse Sold Separately
Computer Monitor Sold Separately
Advantages Performance
Disadvantages Quite Expensive

ROG Strix GL12 Desktop - i7 - RTX 2070 8GB - 1TB SSD

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CPU 8-Core Intel Core i7-9700K,
Processor Speed 4.9 GHz
GPU NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070
Graphics Card Memory 8GB
RAM 16GB DDR4
Storage Space 1TB M.2 SSD
Operating System Windows 10
Dimensions 15.7 x 7 x 18 inches
Keyboard & Mouse Sold Separately
Computer Monitor Sold Separately
Advantages Performance
Disadvantages Price

ROG Strix GA15DH - Desktop Computer

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CPU AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
Processor Speed 4.4 GHz
GPU GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
Graphics Card Memory 6GB GDDR6
RAM 16GB DDR4
Storage Space 512GB PCIe SSD
Operating System Windows 10
Dimensions 19.60 x 7.30 x 16.60 inches
Keyboard & Mouse Sold Separately
Computer Monitor Sold Separately
Advantages Performance
Disadvantages NA

Dell G5 Desktop Computer - i5090-7173GRY-PUS

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CPU Intel Core i7-9700 [8-Core/8-thread 12M Cache
Processor Speed 4.7GHz processor
GPU NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660
Graphics Card Memory 6GB GDDR5
RAM 8GB
Storage Space 512GB SSD
Operating System Windows 10
Dimensions 14.96 x 10.15 x 8.89 inches
Keyboard & Mouse Sold Separately
Computer Monitor Sold Separately
Advantages Good Performance
Disadvantages NA

iBUYPOWER Computer Desktop Element 9260

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CPU Intel Core i7-9700F
Processor Speed 3.0Ghz
GPU NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
Graphics Card Memory 6GB
RAM 16GB DDR4
Storage Space 240GB SSD, 1TB HDD
Operating System Windows 10
Dimensions 21.75 x 20.5 x 12.75 inches
Keyboard & Mouse Included
Computer Monitor Sold Separately
Advantages Performance
Disadvantages NA

SkyTech Blaze -Computer Desktop – I5 - GTX 1660 - 500G - 8GB

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CPU Intel Core I5 9400F
Processor Speed 6-Core 2.9 GHz
GPU NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660
Graphics Card Memory 8GB
RAM 8GB DDR4
Storage Space 500G SSD
Operating System Windows 10
Dimensions 15.4 x 8.1 x 15 inches
Keyboard & Mouse Sold Separately
Computer Monitor Sold Separately
Advantages Performance
Disadvantages Storage Capacity

Thermaltake LCGS L20 AVT-02 AIO - PC

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CPU AMD Ryzen 5 3600x CPU water-cooled
Processor Speed 3.8 GHz
GPU Nvidia RTX 2060 Super
Graphics Card Memory 8GB
RAM 16GB DDR4
Storage Space 1TB Gen4 M. 2
Operating System Windows 10
Dimensions 20.5 x 17.5 x 16.5 inches
Keyboard & Mouse Not Included
Computer Monitor Sold Separately
Advantages Performance, Large Storage
Disadvantages NA

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