This is the "killer review" activity. It is your last chance to make sure the system design is right before the construction team starts codifying the bugs.
You don't want to waste time desk-checking when automated tools can catch problems faster, more accurately and with less effort.
You do want to make sure that you have incorporated all the specified functionality, that the design follows standards and agrees with the business system classification and technical architecture, and that you understand where and how this system links to existing systems.
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