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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Asus ROG Strix GD30CI Review

  • Reasonable price
  • Functional storage configuration
  • Unattractive case
  • Minimal cooling
  • Restrictive warranty
Our Score 5

Velocity Micro Raptor M60 Review

  • Fast processor
  • Excellent gaming performance
  • Lightning-fast SSD
  • Awkward internals
  • Not a great price
Our Score 6

Origin Neuron (2017) Review

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

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

Microsoft Surface Studio Review

  • Beautiful design
  • Simple, intuitive hinge
  • The best PC touchscreen, ever
  • Respectable performance, for an all-in-one
  • Solid bundled peripherals
  • Extremely slow hard drive
  • Last-generation graphics hardware
  • Dial is a $100 add-on, of questionable use
Our Score 7

AVADirect Avant Mid-Size Dekstop Review

  • Solid all-around performance
  • Attractive enclosure
  • Easy to upgrade
  • Priced below most similar competitors
  • SLI isn’t worth it
  • Various LED-lit components don’t sync up
  • Build quality is below par
Our Score 6

MSI Trident 9S6-B90611-02S Review

  • Compact design
  • Sturdy feel
  • Solid 1080p gaming
  • Tons of plugs
  • Bloated with extra software
  • Odd port selection
Our Score 7

Dell XPS Tower Special Edition 8910 SE Review

  • Compact design
  • Decent gaming performance
  • Easily upgradable
  • Mechanical drive is too slow
  • No CPU overclocking
Our Score 6