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Syber Vapor I review

Not quite a Steam Machine, but still a strong contender, the Syber Vapor I proves that Valve's failure to deliver Steam OS on time doesn’t mean the PCs built to take advantage of it can’t hold their own with the best gaming PCs. See Full Review »

Our Score 9
User Score 8
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HP ENVY 23xt Beats Special Edition review

  • Bold, red exterior
  • Impressive 1080p touchscreen
  • Loud, clear Beats speakers
  • Numerous media connectivity options
  • Display is too reflective
  • Wired keyboard and mouse come standard
  • Lackluster gaming and hard drive performance
  • Expensive compared to competition
Our Score 7
User Score 8

Origin Chronos review

  • Very compact
  • RAM and hard drives are easy to upgrade
  • Excellent gaming performance
  • 840 EVO 1TB hard drive is lightning quick
  • Less expensive than similarly equipped competitors
  • Looks dull
  • Video card and optical drive are difficult to…
  • Runs loud in games, chugs power
Our Score 8
User Score 0

Lenovo Erazer X510 review

  • Small case
  • Strong processor performance
  • Great peripherals
  • Confused exterior design
  • Interior layout isn’t optimized for upgrades
  • One-touch overclocking is of questionable value
  • l 3D performance could be better
Our Score 5
User Score 0

LG 22CV241 Chromebase review

  • Modern looking aesthetics
  • Attractive display
  • Can be used as an external monitor
  • Quick hardware for the price
  • Solid bundled peripherals
  • Display stand feels flimsy
  • Poor display controls
  • Weak speakers
Our Score 8
User Score 0

Digital Storm Bolt II review

  • Lots of connectivity
  • Easy to upgrade for its size
  • Excellent processor performance
  • Easily handles modern games
  • Power efficient
  • Feels less expensive than it is
  • Can be loud at maximum load
Our Score 8
User Score 0

Maingear Torq review

  • Tiny, futuristic-looking enclosure
  • Great connectivity for its size
  • Quick over-clocked processor
  • Excellent gaming performance
  • High-end configurations are very expensive
  • Full liquid cooling means no optical drive
  • Difficult to service or upgrade
  • Droning system fan
Our Score 7
User Score 0

Maingear Vybe Z97 (2014) review

  • Powerful CPU and graphics performance
  • Lots of expansion options
  • Isn’t loud under load
  • Expensive, considering its components
  • More RAM than needed for gaming
  • Bright lights don’t have an off switch
Our Score 7
User Score 0

Acer Aspire AZ3-615 review

  • Affordable price
  • Lots of connectivity
  • Good display
  • Speedy performance
  • Extremely glossy screen
  • No VESA mount
Our Score 8
User Score 0

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