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Ditch your console and frag the right way with our favorite gaming PCs

Are the newest games putting too much stress on your system? Running out of VRAM and lagging behind? Sounds like you need a new gaming computer, and we’ve got you covered. They won’t come cheap, but with top-tier performance and speed, these systems are our favorite for getting your game on.

The Best

Origin Millennium ($1,700+)

Origin Millenium

If you don’t mind the huge, 80 pound case, the Origin Millennium is a supreme gaming computer, with unbeatable performance, customization, and connectivity. The configuration we tested was decked out with the latest X99 octa-core Intel CPU, three Nvidia GTX 980s in an SLI setup, and 16GB of DDR4 RAM. You would think that sort of performance would cost you, but the Millennium actually boasts a competitive price point for what you get.

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The Rest

Falcon Northwest Mach V ($2,500+)


If your pockets are a little deeper and you’re looking for something with extra pizzazz, Falcon Northwest offers comparable configurations to the Origin machine, but with custom paint jobs that, while not cheap, will definitely turn heads. Our review unit had the same i7-5960X and tri-GTX 980 setup as the Origin, but also upped the ante with two SSDs in a RAID array.

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Syber Vapor 1 ($600+)

Syber Vapor 1

The Syber Vapor 1 isn’t just trying to replace your desktop computer, it’s also vying for your console’s position next to the TV. It’s going to cost you a bit more than a new Playstation, but for the price tag you’ll get a 3.5GHz Intel Core i3 processor, 8GB of RAM, and a GTX 750Ti to handle your gaming needs. It has a great configuration options too, so you can set it in your living room and not worry about updating anytime soon.

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Falcon Northwest Tiki ($1,800+)

Falcon NW Tiki

At a narrow four inches wide, and standing only 13 inches tall, the Falcon NW Tiki will fit pretty much anywhere you need it to. It doesn’t sacrifice on power to fit into that small of a footprint though, with configurations available for the newest Core i7 CPUs, and room for up to four SSDs. It also has room for a full-length graphics card, like Nvidia’s 900 series, or even a Titan X.

Origin Chronos ($1,600+)

Origin Chronos

The Orgin Chronos might not be the most exciting looking computer around, but it makes up for it with a good price and a compact footprint. Our review unit was shipped with an Intel Core i7-4970K, 16GB of RAM, and an Nvidia Titan Z graphics card. Those parts were a little noisy packed into such a small case, and some parts of the system weren’t easy to access and upgrade, but it’s still a great living room system at an appealing price.

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Digital Storm Bolt 3 ($1,550+)

Digital Storm Bolt III

This slim system is designed around allowing you to upgrade the parts as needed by spacing the graphics card and drive bays away from the denser components in the case. Liquid cooling keeps the noise and heat down, and allows plenty of room for a full-length graphics card, like a Titan X, as well as direct cooling for the newest in Intel Core i7 processors. It won’t win any beauty pageants, but speed is what matters anyway.

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