Falcon Northwest Talon Core i7
Both USB 3.0 and SATA 3.0 technology.
Overclocked Core i7 power.
Unique paint job.
Great 3D performance.
High end gaming system.
Very good build quality.
SSD for speedy load times.
No media card reader.
No Blu-ray drive.
Pricey with custom paint job.
Smudges and scratches show up easily on automotive paint.
Limited bandwidth should you add a second graphics card.
Door only opens to 90 degrees.
Extra performance may not justify the added price.
Limited room for expansion.
By G4tv.com on July 14, 2010
Video Review: With over a decade in the gaming PC business, Falcon Northwest now brings the Talon to the market. Kevin Pereira and Olivia Munn review the steel encased gaming PC with its Intel Core i7 processor, NVIDIA GTX 480 video card and more for...100
By Computer Shopper on June 01, 2010
Falcon Northwest's latest Talon would be a media star with the addition of a Blu-ray drive and media card reader. But without them it can still run games and productivity software about as well as recent systems that cost much more....80
By ExtremeTech on May 28, 2010
Five years ago, $2,500 was the price point for an "entry-level" gaming desktop; now, you can buy a perfectly respectable gaming rig for as little as $1,300. The new Falcon Northwest Talon ($2,499 direct, $2,895 with optional paintwork) is proof that...90
By PC Mag on May 28, 2010
Think of the Editors' Choice winning Falcon Northwest Talon (Core i7-875K) as the performance luxury model of gaming desktops: You get to the same game grid, but it's sleeker, a bit faster, and has a lot more prestige than entry level game...90
By cnet on May 27, 2010
Falcon Northwest's goal with this Talon build is to highlight the overclocking benefits of a new unlocked Core i7 CPU from Intel. Though the chip proves effective, we're more impressed with Falcon's ability to streamline its configuration....78
By PC Mag on September 08, 2009
The Falcon Northwest Talon (Core i7-860) continues the series benchmark dominance over rivals. It doesnt win every benchmark; instead, it shares that spotlight with the previous Talon we...70
By cnet on September 07, 2009
Falcon Northwests revamped, mainstream-oriented Talon gaming desktop puts its best redesigned foot forward with a new case and a strong, price-competitive configuration built around Intels latest batch of Core i7 CPUs. Shop around, as many vendors...83