Editors' Choice

We review hundreds of products in a wide range of categories each year. Here's the best of the best in desktops.

Falcon Northwest Tiki (2015) review

With the newest components and a beautiful custom case, the Falcon Northwest Tiki wants to be more than just another living room PC - it wants to be your everything. See Full Review »

Our Score 9

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Dell XPS 8900 Special Edition Review

  • Small exterior dimensions
  • Conventional interior layout
  • Can handle gaming at 1440p
  • Quiet operation
  • Affordable pricing
  • Difficult to upgrade
  • SSD isn’t available in most configurations
  • Lackluster warranty
Our Score 6

Acer Predator G6 Review

  • Gritty, yet subtle design
  • Strong processor performance
  • Can handle games at 1080p or 1440p
  • Quiet, even at full load
  • Minimal bloatware
  • Cramped interior
  • Some low-quality components
  • Mediocre value
Our Score 7.5

Alienware X51 R3 Review

  • Sturdy, attractive enclosure
  • Solid 1080p performance
  • Runs cool and quiet
  • Hard to upgrade CPU and RAM
  • Not quite up to 1440p gaming
Our Score 7

iBuyPower Revolt 2 Pro Review

  • Stylish, unique look
  • Strong processor
  • Can handle 1440p gaming
  • Affordably priced
  • Very limited upgrade options
  • No dual-GPU or PCIe hard drive option
Our Score 8

AVADirect Z170 Review

  • Attractive enclosure
  • Easy to upgrade
  • Good performance value
  • Three year warranty
  • Build quality could be better
  • Loud at full system load
Our Score 7

Asus Zen AIO S Review

  • Excellent 4K display
  • Class-leading performance
  • Can handle 1080p gaming
  • Plenty of connectivity
  • Design feels too safe
  • Cheap bundled peripherals
Our Score 8

Maingear X-Cube Z170 Review

  • Easy to upgrade
  • Excellent hard drive performance
  • Good hardware value
  • More efficient than competitors
  • Not as small as it looks
  • Limited expandability
  • Loud at full load
Our Score 7

Origin PC Omega Review

  • Class-leading processor performance
  • Easily handles games, even at 4K
  • Wide variety of customization options
  • Large for a living room PC
  • Difficult to upgrade
  • Using Windows from a couch remains awkward
Our Score 6