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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HP TouchSmart 520-1070 Review

  • Robust build quality
  • Excellent 1080p display
  • Great sound quality
  • Well-designed touch software
  • Expensive as tested
  • Poor discrete graphics performance
  • No HDMI out
Our Score 8

HP Phoenix HPE h9 Review

  • Small enclosure
  • Affordable price of entry
  • Agreeable aesthetics
  • Quiet operation even when gaming
  • Video card options are limited
  • Processor is over-kill for gaming
  • Replacing components is difficult
  • Limited space for expansion
Our Score 8

Acer Aspire M3970 Review

  • Small, attractive enclosure
  • Plenty of USB ports
  • Extremely Quiet
  • Affordable
  • Some ports could be more accessible
  • Little room for expansion
  • Disappointing discrete graphics performance
Our Score 7

Maingear Vybe Review

  • Simple and functional design
  • Solid performance for the price
  • No bloatware
  • Runs cool and (relatively) quiet
  • No stand-out features
  • Dull enclosure
Our Score 8

Falcon Northwest Mach V Review

  • Beautiful monolithic design
  • Effective cooling
  • Amazing CPU performance
  • Three-year warranty
  • Bang-for-buck could be better
  • Internal layout sacrifices practicality
Our Score 8.5

HP TouchSmart 610 Review

  • Beautiful 1080p display
  • Touch input is responsive
  • Fast hardware
  • Unique hinge works well
  • Expensive
  • No HDMI out
  • Touch input is of questionable use
Our Score 8

Lenovo ThinkCentre M90z Review

  • Simple, rugged design
  • Easy access VESA mount
  • Almost no bloatware
  • 3-year standard warranty with on-site support
  • Bland aesthetics
  • Average display
  • Poor audio quality
  • Outdated hardware
Our Score 6

Falcon Northwest FragBox Review

  • Small size
  • Case includes handle
  • Amazing performance
  • No bloatware
  • Annoying LED lighting
  • Runs hot, loud
Our Score 8