Falcon Northwest FragBox 2 Video
In a normal economy, we'd expect that Falcon Northwest's new Core i7 FragBox 2 would wow us with fast performance in a compact case. Instead, the price of this system as configured has been severely undercut by a competitor. An improved warranty takes the edge off somewhat, but the new market reality makes it hard to recommend this PC.
Featuring the latest bleeding-edge components in a luggable form factor, the Falcon Northwest FragBox 2 aims for the well-heeled LAN-party gamer who doesn't want to compromise performance for portability.
If you can afford it, the Falcon Northwest FragBox 2 will keep you fragging happily for years to come.
Falcon Northwest's high-end, preconfigured FragBox 2 leans on a pair of top-of-the-line ATI 3D cards to achieve some of the fastest 3D scores we've seen. You might rightly wait for Intel's new CPUs to ship before making a pricey PC purchase, but if you buy this system now, you'll be treated to a superfast little desktop.
Falcon Northwest's FragBox might be the best known small-form-factor gaming PC, but Maingear's X-Cube is currently the most up-to-date. With the latest of everything, if you want a gaming desktop for on-the-road fragging, look no further.
The Falcon Northwest Tiki takes an expensive, ostentatious stab at a gaming slim tower.
Falcon Northwest's revamped Talon gaming PC puts its best redesigned foot forward with a strong configuration build around Intel's latest batch of Core i7 CPUs.
Falcon Northwest's flagship Mach V gaming PC gets a towering case redesign, and upgrades to the latest components from Intel and Nvidia. We have a few suggestions to make this system truly live up to its boutique price tag, but overall the Mach V delivers on its promise of luxury PC gaming.
If you want a gaming-oriented Intel Core 2 Duo system and you have to have it right away, the Falcon Northwest Mach V pumps out plenty of frames per second but falls behind the faster Dell XPS 700 in other computing tasks
Falcon Northwest continues its tradition of building the fastest gaming PCs around. This one comes with Intel's quad-core chip clocked higher than we've ever seen before, and its resulting game performance sets new records. You might want to bolster some of the features on this system, but if it's 3D power you're after, Falcon delivers the strongest system we've seen so far.