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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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Origin Neuron Review

  • Incredible overclocked performance
  • Lightning-fast storage
  • Extremely attractive
  • Elegantly assembled
  • Doesn’t have a custom enclosure
Our Score 9

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

Alienware Area-51 7500 Review

  • Solid performance; feature-rich; excellent cooling
  • Case design is hit or miss; loud at times
  • could be quieter
Our Score 9

Origin Millennium Battlebox (2015) Review

  • Attractive, customizable case
  • Low fan noise
  • Excellent performance
  • Reasonable pricing
  • Massive and heavy
Our Score 9

Alienware Alpha R2 Review

  • Solid 1080p performance
  • Compact, sturdy design
  • Decent price point
  • Highly upgradable
  • No more SteamOS
  • Runs hot and loud
  • SSD upgrade is a must
Our Score 9

Falcon Northwest Talon Review

  • High build quality
  • Easy to upgrade
  • Excellent performance
  • Surprisingly quiet
  • Aesthetically dull
  • Could use a few more ports
Our Score 9

Origin Genesis Review

  • Stable 5GHz overclock
  • Myriad of configuration options
  • Grown-up good looks
  • Quiet performance
  • Reasonably priced considering what’s inside.
  • None
Our Score 9

Syber Vapor I Review

  • Works as a viable console replacement out of the…
  • Solid connectivity
  • Performs well for its price
  • Offers numerous customization options
  • Initial cost might seem prohibitive to the console…
  • Still stumbles in the most demanding games
Our Score 9