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Dell Alienware X51 (2013) Review

  • Small, compact chassis
  • Plenty of connectivity
  • Limited upgradability
Our Score 8.5
User Score 10.0

Dell XPS 18 Review

  • Large, high-quality display
  • A handful of poorly located ports
  • Optional $99 charging stand doesn’t add ports
Our Score 5
User Score 0

Falcon Northwest Fragbox 2013 Review

  • Small size
  • Excellent build quality
  • Confusing internal layout
Our Score 8.5
User Score 0

Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon Review

  • Excellent touch-optimized software
  • Quality peripherals
  • Lack of third-party software support
Our Score 6.5
User Score 0

Acer AT3-600-UR11 Review

  • Attractive, functional enclosure
  • Some upgradability
  • Terrible bundled peripherals
Our Score 9
User Score 8.0

Acer Predator AG3620-UR12 Review

  • Accessible connectivity
  • Strong processor performance
  • So-so build quality
Our Score 6
User Score 0

Digital Storm Bolt Review

  • Eye-catching looks
  • Difficult to upgrade
  • Poor build quality
Our Score 5.5
User Score 0

Acer Aspire 7600U Review

  • Attractive design
  • Unexceptional display
  • Poor audio quality
Our Score 6.5
User Score 6.0

Editor Desktop PC Reviews

When you buy a desktop computer, you're making a statement. You're telling the world (or, at least, the part of the world that sees your desk) that you have serious computing to get done, serious screen real estate to occupy, and serious space to take up. It's a bold move in an increasingly mobile age and it begs a host of very specific questions before you put your money where your desk space used to be. We want to make sure you're not getting a power-sucking vampire machine or one so loud its fan speed goes to 11 while also ensuring the computer you're thinking about meets your needs. Whether you're looking for a behemoth gaming machine or an attractive all-in-one, we'll run the tests and parse the jargon so you know what you're getting and whether or not you should be getting it.

Head over to our selection of best desktop computers for more some of our favorites.

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