Pros

  • Extremely quiet and power efficient
  • Superb gaming performance in a tiny package

Cons

  • Limited interior space; lack of expandability
  • CPU fan location makes opening the case awkard

At A Glance

The Tiki is a high end gaming PC in a slick, pint-sized chassis, offering excellent gaming performance, albeit at a price.

Manufacturer’s Description

A Falcon Northwest Exclusive Design Unlike other small PCs you may have seen, Tiki isn't compact because there's not much in it. We designed it from the ground up to be an enthusiast-class system, and every millimeter of space is packed with power.

Manufacturer’s Website

Falcon Northwest Tiki

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core i7
Processor speed 3.5 MHz
Cache size 0.008 KB
Processor count 1
Graphics
Graphics Type Discrete
Secondary Graphics Chipset Nvidia GeForce
Number of Graphic Cards included 1.0
Video Bus PCI Express 2.0 x16
Storage
Drive size 2256.0 GB
Drive type
  • Hard Disk Drive
  • Solid-State Drive
Memory
Memory size 8.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Dimensions
Width 4.0 inches
Depth 13.6 inches
Height 13.0 inches
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type BD
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Ports and Connections
Ethernet Type
  • Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
  • Wireless Ethernet - 540 Mbps IEEE802.11n
Case
Chassis style Compact

Performance

Overall Rating
Worldbench Score 177.0
Worldbench Version 7
Start Up
Start Up 39.9   seconds (lower is better)
Office Productivity
PCMARK 5899.0   score (higher is better)
Web Performance
Web Performance 23.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Storage Performance
File Compression 307.8   seconds (lower is better)
Hard Drive File Operations 119.4   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 137.3   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 105.0   seconds (lower is better)
Encoding Audio 92.7   seconds (lower is better)
Power Usage
WorldBench Green Score 86.0
Working power usage 8.4   Watt hours
Idle power usage 59.6   Watts
Gaming
Gaming Score 79.0
Crysis 2, Ultra Quality, 2560x1600 35.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, High Quality, 2560x1600 57.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, High Quality, 1920x1080 94.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, High Quality, 1680x1050 96.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, High Quality, 1024x768 96.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, Low Quality, 2560x1600 82.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, Low Quality, 1920x1080 97.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, Low Quality, 1680x1050 97.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 97.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, Ultra Quality, 2560x1600 65.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, High Quality, 2560x1600 137.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, High Quality, 1920x1080 208.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, High Quality, 1680x1050 215.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, High Quality, 1024x768 220.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, Low Quality, 2560x1600 230.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, Low Quality, 1920x1080 284.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, Low Quality, 1680x1050 287.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, Low Quality, 1024x768 292.5   Frames per second (higher is better)