Desktops

Intel Compute Stick
REVIEW

Intel Compute Stick ( 2016)

Intel's revamped Compute Stick promises a computer in every pocket, just be prepared for an entry-level experience, although it's still fine for email, social media and movies.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on January 24, 2016

MSRP: $159.00

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Asus ROG GT51
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Asus ROG GT51

The included NFC wristband unlocks a secret hard-drive partition and triggers overclocking.

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Origin PC Omni
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Origin PC Omni

With desktop-level parts and a curved 34-inch screen, it's a personal entertainment center for serious gamers.

Pricing not available

Lenovo Ideacentre Y900 RE
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Lenovo Ideacentre Y900 RE

The "Razer Editions" of Lenovo's Y900 RE desktop and Y27G RE curved monitor mix performance and presentation.

MSRP: $2,299.00

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Lenovo Ideacentre 610S
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Lenovo Ideacentre 610S

The Lenovo 610S stores and streams movies, and also plays them via a wireless projector.

MSRP: $849.00

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Lenovo ThinkCentre X1
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Lenovo ThinkCentre X1

With a slim body and anti-glare 24-inch IPS screen, this is a shot at taking back a few desktops from the iMac.

MSRP: $799.00

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Asus Chromebit
REVIEW

Asus Chromebit

It won't run Photoshop or play games, but add a Bluetooth keyboard and mouse and the Asus Chromebit turns any HDMI-compatible display or television into a Web-surfing station.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on November 17, 2015
Lenovo Yoga Home 900
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Lenovo Yoga Home 900

This big all-in-one doubles as a futuristic touchscreen tabletop perfect for sharing.

Alienware Alpha Desktop Computer
REVIEW

Alienware Alpha Desktop Computer

There are many ways to put PC games on a living room TV, and the Alienware Steam Machine is one of the most ambitious. Like all new console launches, there are rocky patches, but the biggest hurdle may be proving why Steam OS is a better choice than Windows.

3 stars Editors' rating on October 15, 2015
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Alienware Alpha Desktop Computer
REVIEW

Alienware Alpha Desktop Computer

There are many ways to put PC games on a living room TV, and the Alienware Steam Machine is one of the most ambitious. Like all new console launches, there are rocky patches, but the biggest hurdle may be proving why Steam OS is a better choice than Windows.

3 stars Editors' rating on October 15, 2015