Pros

  • Category-leading general performance

Cons

  • Elaborate liquid-cooling limits internal access

At A Glance

Origin’s Genesis is back, armed with an impressive 5GHz overclock on its Intel Sandy Bridge CPU. It powers its way to the top of our charts, delivering the fastest results we’ve ever seen, at a price that’s actually a bit lower than its predecessor.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.originpc.com

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core i7
Processor speed 5.0 MHz
Cache size 8.192 KB
Processor count 1
Graphics
Graphics Type Discrete
Secondary Graphics Chipset Nvidia GeForce
Number of Graphic Cards included 3.0
Storage
Raid type RAID 0
Drive size 2256.0 GB
Other storage
  • CompactFlash
  • Memory Stick
  • SD/MMC Card
  • SmartMedia
Drive type
  • Hard Disk Drive
  • Solid-State Drive
Ports and Connections
MultiMedia Card (MMC) or MultiMediaCard (MMC) Yes
Available Interfaces
  • Bluetooth
  • HDMI
  • Video - 24 pin DVI-D
  • eSATA
SD/MMC Card 1.0
Memory
Memory size 16384.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Power
Power Supply Wattage 1500.0 watts
Storage Media
Memory stick Memory Stick
Compact flash Yes
Smart media Yes
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Case
Chassis style Tower (Full)

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 223.0
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 111.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 297.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 110.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking 127.0
Content Creation
Image Editing 186.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 252.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 133.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 109.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 91.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 131.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1024x768 358.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1680x1050 359.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1920x1200 352.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 2560x1600 349.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1024x768 225.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1680x1050 222.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1920x1200 220.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 2560x1600 212.9   Frames per second (higher is better)