Editors Liked

  • Plenty of ports
  • Power for most gaming needs
  • Super portable: 15 percent the size of a regular Alienware tower
  • Modular internal design makes replacing or upgrading parts easy
  • Sturdy build
  • Reasonably quiet
  • Category leading performance
  • Easy-to-service interior
  • USB 3,0 ports
  • HDMI video output
  • Up to three monitor support
  • Integrated Wi-Fi

Editors Didn't Like

  • 330watt power supply and physical issues mean replacing the video card is tricky
  • Still more expensive than a DIY system
  • Power brick is the size of a man's shoe
  • Ultimately limited upgrade options
  • Some fan noise
  • Blu-ray drive is a $100 extra