Pros

  • Extremely fast—at everything
  • Outfitted with the best CPU and GPU money can buy
  • Great keyboard with three lighting zones

Cons

  • Very, very heavy
  • Mediocre touchpad and speakers
  • No touchscreen

At A Glance

If money is no object, Origin offers one of the most powerful gaming notebooks we've ever benchmarked.

Manufacturer’s Description

When you are ready to take mobile performance to the next level ORIGIN PC is ready with our next generation EON17-S custom gaming laptop. The new EON17-S features the Intel Core i7 processor and the fastest notebook GPU in the industry with the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M. Unmatched power and performance is at your fingertips with unique features including a 17.3" display with full 1080p High-Definition, Quad SODIMM memory slots and lightning-fast USB 3.0 ports.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.originpc.com

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core i7-4930MX
Processor speed 3000.0 MHz
Number of Cores 4.0
Display
Display size 17.3 inches
Touchscreen No
Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Graphics
Graphics Type Integrated
Primary Graphics Chipset NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M
Graphics Memory 4.0 GB
Storage
Drive 1 size 240.0 GB
Drive 1 type Solid-State Drive
Drive 2 size 750.0 GB
Drive 2 type Hard Disk Drive
Drive 2 speed 7200.0 RPM
Drives included 3.0
Raid type RAID 0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • Audio - Microphone In (1/8
  • DisplayPort
  • HDMI
  • Line In 1/8
  • USB 2.0
  • USB 3.0
  • eSATA
Wireless connection
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
Memory
Memory size 16.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory speed 1600.0 MHz
Dimensions
Width 16.25 inches
Depth 11.25 inches
Height 1.75 inches
Weight 8.9 pounds
Weight with Accessories 10.14 pounds
Optical Drive
Included Drives DVD Drive
Storage Media
SD card Yes
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8.1 Home
Other Features
Devices
  • Backlit Keyboard
  • Built-In Microphone
  • Built-In TV Tuner
  • Built-In Webcam
  • Fingerprint Reader
  • Touchpad (Multitouch)

Performance

Product Type
Subcategory Desktop Replacement
Overall Performance
Worldbench Score 449.0
Worldbench Version 8.1
Battery
Battery Life 2:03   (hh:mm)
Start Up
Start Up 18.7   seconds (lower is better)
Office Productivity
PCMark 7 Productivity Suite 5955.0   score (higher is better)
Web Browsing
Peacekeeper 3749.0   score (higher is better)
Storage Performance
PCMark 7 Storage Test 5616.0   score (higher is better)
File Compression 49.4   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 169.9   seconds (lower is better)
Image Editing - GPU Accelerated 72.6   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 128.0   seconds (lower is better)
Audio Encoding 193.1   seconds (lower is better)
Power Usage
Working power usage 7.9   Watt hours
Idle power usage 62.1   Watts
Gaming
3DMark, Ice Storm 96692.0   score (higher is better)
3DMark, Cloud Gate 19552.0   score (higher is better)
3DMark, Firestrike Extreme 2705.0   score (higher is better)
3DMark, Firestrike 5492.0   score (higher is better)
Dirt Showdown, Low Quality, 1024x768 123.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 3, Ultra Quality, 1920x1080 24.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 3, Ultra Quality, 1024x768 92.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Bioshock Infinite, Ultra Quality, 1920x1080 62.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Bioshock Infinite, Low Quality, 1024x768 214.2   Frames per second (higher is better)