Editors' Choice

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

Origin Millennium (2019) review

The massive, heavy Origin Millennium is a flagship desktop with serious hardware and a price tag to match. It’s no bargain, but its quality and handsome design make a gaming battlestation you’ll want to own. See Full Review »

Our Score 9

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Alienware Area 51 (2017) Review

  • Unique design
  • Lighting syncs across Alienware devices
  • Accessible, spacious interior
  • Supports the latest hardware
  • Absolutely massive
  • Doesn’t offer all Core X chips

Alienware X51 Review

  • Beautifully compact design
  • Lots of power for the price
  • USB 3.0 ports and built-in Wi-Fi beat you to the…
  • Easy access interior, part-swapping
  • Minimally flexible for future upgrades
  • More complex than a standalone console
  • Hefty power brick will need to be hidden away…
Our Score 8.5

AVADirect X99 Gaming System Review

  • Top-tier performance
  • Easy to upgrade
  • Comparatively low price point
  • Off the shelf parts
  • Humongous case
  • Tough to access hard drive bays
Our Score 7

Dell XPS 625 Review

  • Respectable performance; sleek shell and AlienFX…
  • Few perks; optional upgrades can really boost the…
Our Score 8

Gateway FMC-901X Review

  • Clean system design
  • easy to use
  • powerful components
  • There is no room for expansion
  • can be loud while watching movies
Our Score 8

Gateway FX540XT Review

  • Great gaming performance; overclocked processor;…
  • Fans are too loud; overclocked CPU was not stable;…
Our Score 5.5

Gateway Media Center XL Review

  • Good overall performance
  • No surround sound setup
  • confusing software configuration
Our Score 7

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