• Intel Core i7-4770K overclocked to 4.7GHZ
  • Beautifully painted chassis
  • Good price/performance ratio


  • Horizontally stacked video cards
  • Somewhat noisy under load

At A Glance

While it is expensive, Origin's Genesis Z87 delivers performance close to some of the most over-the-top boutique gaming rigs we've seen lately.

Manufacturer’s Description

The Genesis gaming desktop is the ultimate combination of form and function by offering leading edge technology and dazzling design. Take control and customize your gaming power with over 10,000 building options using the best components on the market from Intel, Nvidia, and AMD.

Manufacturer’s Website

Origin Genesis Z87

The Specs

Processor type Intel Core i7-4770K
Processor speed 4600.0 MHz
Number of Cores 4.0
Graphics Type SLI
Primary Graphics Chipset Nvidia GeForce GTX 780
Number of Graphic Cards included 3.0
Graphics Memory 9.0 GB
Video Memory Type DDR3
Drive 1 size 932.0 GB
Drive 1 type Solid-State Drive
Drive 2 size 477.0 GB
Drive 2 type Solid-State Drive
Drive 3 size 1024.0 GB
Drive 3 type Hard Disk Drive
Drive 3 speed 7200.0 RPM
Drives included 2.0
Raid type RAID 0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • Audio - Center/Bass Out (1/8
  • Audio - Microphone In (1/8
  • Audio - Rear Surround Out (1/8
  • DVI (dual link)
  • Digital Optical
  • DisplayPort
  • HDMI
  • Line In 1/8
  • Line Out 1/8
  • PS/2 - Keyboard
  • PS/2 - Mouse
  • SATA 2.0
  • SATA 3.0
  • USB 2.0
  • USB 3.0
Ethernet Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Wireless connection 802.11ac
Memory size 16.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory speed 1600.0 MHz
Power Supply Wattage 1200.0 watts
Power Supply Manufacturer Corsair
Power Supply Model AX1200i
Motherboard Chipset Intel Core
Motherboard Manufacturer ASUS
Motherboard Model Maximus VI Extreme
Width 9.0 inches
Depth 24.0 inches
Height 24.0 inches
Optical Drive
Included Drives Blu-ray Reader
Storage Media
SD card Yes
Memory stick Yes
Compact flash Yes
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Chassis style Tower