While workforces have become far more mobile, there's still a need for the classic office desktop. The desktop is the most cost effective computing device; it's easily maintained and has the most powerful solutions available on the market. Despite the drop in laptop prices and increase in mobile processor power, there are still distinct advantages to running desktop systems in an office environment, which is why the desktop remains the most popular form-factor for computer systems.

The range of available desktop systems is as wide and varied as business needs themselves, ranging from deployments of hundreds of basic desktops to a single purchase of a high-end specialist system for rendering, audio work or 3D modelling, to everything in between.

To help narrow down your search for the ideal system for your business, here are the TechRadar Business Centre's top ten business desktop PCs.

For help on choosing an operating system or choosing between Macs and PCs we've included a short guide at the bottom of this article, and if you're unsure of your technology, or you're buying a desktop for the first time read our "How to buy a desktop PC for your business" guide .

In no particular order, here are our top ten desktop PCs for business;