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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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

Digital Storm Velox (Kaby Lake) Review

  • Attractive, functional custom case
  • Incredibly easy to upgrade
  • Overclocked to 5GHz
  • Great all-around performance
  • Limited room for additional hard drives
  • More expensive than similar competitors
Our Score 8

Cybertron CLX Ra Review

  • Attractive case
  • Spacious interior with room for upgrades
  • Great performance for the configuration
  • Competitively priced
  • Case design makes for awkward connections
  • Very loud during CPU-intensive cases
  • Comparatively short warranty
Our Score 6

Lenovo Ideacentre Y900 Review

  • Attractive, if simple, design
  • Easy to upgrade
  • Clever chassis enhancements
  • Great gaming performance
  • Quiet, even at full load
  • Perhaps too simple
  • Small solid state drive
  • Included peripherals are too basic
Our Score 7

Acer Predator G1 Review

  • Sharp, sturdy design
  • Solid 4K gaming performance
  • Quiet under load
  • Can be difficult to replace components
  • No overclocking
  • Doesn’t perform as well as expected
  • Too much bloatware
Our Score 5

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