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Falcon Northwest Tiki Review: Gaming Monster in a Petite Package

Falcon Northwest manages to cram an overclocked Core i7 CPU and a GTX 680 GPU into a pint-sized package barely bigger than an Xbox 360.

Dell XPS 8500 Review: Small Size, Big Performance

The Dell XPS 8500 manages to be an incredibly speedy machine packed tight into a small case.

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We asked our in-house hardware experts a simple question: What laptop, phone, HDTV, or other device would you recommend today? Here’s what they picked.

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V3 Convoy Review: High-Performance, No-Frills Gaming PC

The V3 Convoy performs on a par with the Maingear Shift Super Stock, but for a fraction of the price.

HP Pavilion HPE h9-1120t Phoenix: High-End Features at a Great Price

The h9-1120t manages to pack four USB 3.0 ports, 2TB of hard drive space, built-in Wi-Fi, and a third-gen Ivy Bridge processor into a "budget" system.

Sony VAIO L24 Review: A Media Juggernaut That's Short on Performance

This all-in-one desktop is a good choice for users who want a desktop HDTV with excellent media streaming, though it lacks the power that many people want in their primary PC.

Dell XPS One 27 Review: A Power-Packed, Pricey All-in-One

Even if money is an object, Dell's Ivy Bridge all-in-one is worth considering for its excellent combination of speed, features, and looks.

Origin Genesis Review: Near Perfection in a Gaming PC

There’s little to dislike about Origin’s big performance PC: It looks every bit as good as it runs, but costs less than the competition.

Asus Essentio CM6870 Review: Ivy Bridge Performance, Mediocre Gaming

The new Asus Ivy Bridge desktop outruns Sandy Bridge budget systems, but “first” or “fastest” doesn’t always equal “best.”

Groovy 1970s Consumer Tech

From the first PCs and video games to CB radios and 8-track tapes, the seventies saw the birth of lots of iconic technology.

HP Z1 Workstation Review: Pretty, Powerful, and Pricey, but Not Perfect

The expensive Z1 all-in-one has both brains and beauty, but it also has some issues that are impossible to ignore.

Lenovo C325 Review: An Unimpressive All-in-One, All Around

This all-in-one desktop may not pack much power, but it is budget-friendly, space-friendly, and environment-friendly.

Maingear Shift Super Stock: King of the Hill

Sparing no expense, the latest iteration of Maingear's Shift Super Stock delivers on all counts: solid performance, accessibility, singular design, and stunning good looks.