Best budget PCs for music production 2022

If you’d have told someone 20 years ago that you could carry an entire music studio on a phone, or that some of the biggest recordings of this era were made using little more than some readily available, inexpensive software, then you’d have probably attracted some funny looks. But the best budget PCs for music production – both desktop and laptop – can serve up enough power and performance to enable anyone, of any skill level, to start music production.

In this guide, we’ll show you some of the best budget PCs for music production, as well as offer advice on the things to look for when you start your buying journey. You can find comprehensive buying advice at the bottom of this guide.

Best budget PC for music production: Our top picks