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 gaming desktop review

Remember that scene from Jurassic Park, where the raptor arrives in the metal cage on a giant forklift, snarling and biting? That’s what it’s like to receive an Origin desktop. Let’s find out if it’s worthy of… See Full Review »

Our Score 9

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Vizio CA24T 24-inch Touch All-in-One (AMD) Review

  • Attractive design
  • Good connectivity
  • Excellent audio quality
  • Design puts form before function
  • Lackluster display quality
  • Poor overall performance
  • Cheap, low-quality peripherals
Our Score 5

Dell Alienware X51 (2013) Review

  • Small, compact chassis
  • Plenty of connectivity
  • Components are surprisingly easy to replace
  • Affordable
  • Limited upgradability
  • Bundled peripherals seem a waste
  • Loud when gaming
Our Score 8.5

Dell XPS 18 Review

  • Large, high-quality display
  • Solid bundled peripherals
  • A handful of poorly located ports
  • Optional $99 charging stand doesn’t add ports
  • Mundane design
  • Poor performance for the price
  • Heavy and awkward to use as a tablet
  • Not a good value
Our Score 5

Falcon Northwest Fragbox 2013 Review

  • Small size
  • Excellent build quality
  • Included handle
  • Amazing performance in all areas
  • Quiet operation
  • Confusing internal layout
  • Limited space for future upgrades
Our Score 8.5

Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon Review

  • Excellent touch-optimized software
  • Quality peripherals
  • Display offers good image quality
  • Works well as a table PC
  • Lack of third-party software support
  • Display needs more pixels
  • Poor performance
  • Not a good value
Our Score 6.5

Acer AT3-600-UR11 Review

  • Attractive, functional enclosure
  • Some upgradability
  • Well-rounded performance
  • Quiet and efficient
  • Good value
  • Terrible bundled peripherals
  • Too much bloatware
Our Score 9

Acer Predator AG3620-UR12 Review

  • Accessible connectivity
  • Strong processor performance
  • Cool, quiet operation
  • Low power consumption
  • Inexpensive
  • So-so build quality
  • Difficult to upgrade
  • Poor peripherals
  • Merely adequate game performance
Our Score 6

Digital Storm Bolt Review

  • Eye-catching looks
  • Affordable
  • Difficult to upgrade
  • Poor build quality
  • Loud
  • Mediocre performance
Our Score 5.5