The best computer for graphic design

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1. Best overall: Mac mini M2
2. Best all-in-one: iMac M1
3. Best Windows: Surface Studio 2+
4. Most powerful: Mac Studio M2
5. Ultrawide display: HP Envy 34
6. Best affordable: Dell XPS
7. Best gaming: Aurora R13/14
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The best computer for graphic design work needs to have enough processing power to run software such as Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, as well as a bright display with excellent colour reproduction, and plenty of ports for peripherals. To help you pick the right one, we've put together a range of options including both Macs and PCs. 

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