Falcon Northwest Talon (2019)

Falcon Northwest is one of our favorite boutique manufacturers, and with the high-quality system it put out this year in the form of the 2019 Talon (starts at $ 2,432; $ 5,931 as tested), it’s easy to see why. Our configuration of this beautifully designed and built tower has been packed to the gills with […]


Falcon Northwest Talon 20th Anniversary Edition review

Falcon Northwest Talon 20th Anniversary Edition “The unstoppable performance of Falcon Northwest’s Talon 20th Anniversary Edition makes this gaming PC worth every penny.” Unrivaled build quality Best in class performance Stunning, tasteful LED lighting Dual-GPU option Generous warranty Upgraded configurations are pricey No Thunderbolt 3 20th anniversary. Yup, you read that right. Long before mainstream […]


Falcon Northwest FragBox (2019)

The Falcon Northwest FragBox (starts at $ 2,299; $ 4,411 as tested) is a custom small-form-factor (SFF) gaming desktop. The mission of this iconic machine has been the same since the first versions reached our labs in the mid-2000s: pack as much computing performance as possible into a semi-portable form factor. Its integrated carry handle […]

Emerging Tech

SpaceX just nailed its most challenging Falcon 9 rocket landing to date

SpaceX Update: thanks to favorable weather conditions and a perfectly executed launch, SpaceX’s Nusantara Satu mission was at least a partial success. At time of writing, the rocket’s payloads (a satellite and a lunar lander) have not yet been delivered into orbit, but it’s second stage booster was successfully recovered after landing on SpaceX’s autonomous […]