Best overall: XPS Tower Special Edition

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Available with up to an eighth-generation Intel Core i7-8700K processor (CPU), 16GB of DDR4 RAM, and a 512GB solid-state drive (SSD) coupled with a 2TB hard-disk drive (HDD), this PC is a real performer. To handle your VR needs, you can choose from a wide selection of NVIDIA GPUs all the way up to a GTX 1080. Fan of AMD hardware? Grab instead a Radeon RX 580 GPU with 8GB of GDDR5 VRAM. VR-ready configurations start at about $1,150.

Bottom line: The best PC for VR from Dell is the XPS Tower Special Edition.

One more thing: Plenty of ports, including seven USB-A 3.0 ports, let you connect everything required for a full VR experience.

Why the XPS Tower Special Edition is the best Dell PC for VR

When it comes to Dell PCs for VR, every XPS Tower Special Edition configuration is a suitable option. Starting at about $1,150, you can get an NVIDIA GTX 1050 Ti, an Intel Core i5-8600K CPU with six cores, and 8GB of DDR4 RAM.

The specs only ramp up from there, including an NVIDIA GTX 1080 GPU, Intel Core i7-8700K CPU, and 16GB of DDR4 RAM. Everything is contained in a svelte silver case, and there are a ton of ports available: Seven USB-A 3.0, one USB-A 3.1, two USB-A 2.0, one USB-C 3.1, one HDMI, one DisplayPort, one Ethernet, and an SD card reader.

You'll have no problem hooking your VR system up, and there's more than enough power here to power your games.

Best budget: Inspiron 5675 Gaming Desktop

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The Inspiron 5675 PC from Dell doesn't cost as much as other options, yet it is a real performer. The cheapest VR configuration (about $700) has an AMD Ryzen 5 1400 CPU with a clock speed up to 3.4GHz, 8GB of DDR4 RAM, a 1TB HDD, and an AMD Radeon RX 570 GPU with 4GB of GDDR5 VRAM.

Bottom line: The best budget Dell PC for VR is the Inspiron 5675 Gaming Desktop.

One more thing: The silver case has a slanted grill across the side and front that distinguishes it from a more regular PC.

Best All-in-One: Inspiron 27 7000 AiO

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Dell's line of all-in-one PCs now have enough power to also run VR. If you're a fan of AMD, you'll want to check out the Inspiron 27 7000. Grab a 27-inch, 4K display for when you aren't in VR, and get inside up to an AMD Ryzen 7 1700 with a clock speed up to 3.7GHz, 16GB of DDR4 RAM, a 256GB SSD coupled with a 1TB HDD, and an AMD Radeon RX 580 with 8GB of GDDR5 VRAM. This is more than enough power to run VR, all contained in a neat package. Configurations start at about $1,000.

Bottom line: The best all-in-one Dell PC with AMD hardware is the Inspiron 27 7000.

One more thing: If 4K is a bit too much, you can also choose a 27-inch, 1080p display.

Conclusion

For the best overall Dell PC, have a look at the XPS Tower Special Edition. Need something on the cheap? The Inspiron Gaming Desktop is a great option. As far as all-in-one PCs go, the Inspiron 27 7000 is the best AMD option.

Best overall: XPS Tower Special Edition

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Available with up to an eighth-generation Intel Core i7-8700K processor (CPU), 16GB of DDR4 RAM, and a 512GB solid-state drive (SSD) coupled with a 2TB hard-disk drive (HDD), this PC is a real performer. To handle your VR needs, you can choose from a wide selection of NVIDIA GPUs all the way up to a GTX 1080. Fan of AMD hardware? Grab instead a Radeon RX 580 GPU with 8GB of GDDR5 VRAM. VR-ready configurations start at about $1,150.

Bottom line: The best PC for VR from Dell is the XPS Tower Special Edition.

One more thing: Plenty of ports, including seven USB-A 3.0 ports, let you connect everything required for a full VR experience.

Updated January 23, 2018: This list has been refreshed to ensure you're still looking at the best Dell PCs for VR.