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Falcon Northwest Tiki 2018 review

The original Falcon Northwest Tiki was one of our all-time favorite gaming PCs. We loved its compact form factor, powerful internals, and unique exterior design. That means the 2018 model has some big shoes to fill. See Full Review »

Our Score 9

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Falcon Northwest Mach V Review

  • Solid, attractive case
  • Excellent performance in all benchmarks
  • Surprisingly quiet
  • Excellent warranty
  • Competitively priced
  • Some RAM slots are difficult to access
Our Score 9.5

ASUS M70AD-US003S Review

  • Compact and conveniently-placed front ports
  • Strong processor and graphics performance
  • Includes backup power supply, wireless charging
  • Supports 802.11ac Wi-Fi
  • Cool, quiet and efficient
  • Good value
  • Could use more USB 3.0 ports
  • Limited upgradability
Our Score 9.5

Falcon Northwest Tiki Review

  • Small and attractive
  • Good interior layout
  • Excellent gaming performance
  • Quiet operation
  • Standard 3-year warranty
  • Size restricts hardware upgrades
Our Score 9.5

Falcon Northwest Mach V (2016) Review

  • Refined, elegant enclosure
  • Easy to upgrade
  • Excellent performance in all areas
  • Runs quiet
  • Class-leading standard warranty
  • Exterior can look a bit mundane
  • Not as customizable as some competitors
Our Score 9

Falcon Northwest Tiki (2015) Review

  • Beautiful, sturdy case
  • Top of the line performance
  • Compact size
  • Competitive price
  • High-end assembly and support
  • Noisy at full load
  • Needs an external Wi-Fi antenna
Our Score 9

Falcon Northwest Tiki 2018 Review

  • Powerful internals
  • Compact build
  • Exceptional build quality
  • Sleek design
  • Excellent warranty
  • Paint job has temporary odor and scratches easily
  • Misaligned USB ports on top
Our Score 9

Apple Mac mini Dual Core 1.66GHz Review

  • Small size; attractive design; powerful; low power…
  • Mono speaker: cost is higher than expected; video…
Our Score 9

Dell XPS One 27 Review

  • Good design
  • Beautiful 2560 x 1440 display
  • Excellent sound quality
  • Useful connectivity
  • Respectable performance
  • Stand does not swivel or adjust for height
  • Extremely glossy display finish
  • Graphics processing unit can’t handle modern…
Our Score 9