Pros

  • Neat, organized interior
  • Excellent performance

Cons

  • Case is rather plain
  • Not much upgrade room

At A Glance

Origin's “low-end” Genesis is anything but: traditional mid-range components are joined by a heap of RAM and a pair of Nvidia graphics cards in SLI.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.originpc.com

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core i5
Processor speed 3.3 MHz
Cache size 1.024 KB
Processor count 1
Graphics
Graphics Type Discrete
Secondary Graphics Chipset Nvidia GeForce
Number of Graphic Cards included 2.0
Video Bus PCI Express-SLI
Storage
Raid type RAID 0
Drive size 1280.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 7200.0 RPM
Other storage
  • CompactFlash
  • Memory Stick
  • SD Card
  • SD/MMC Card
  • SDHC Card
  • SDXC Card
  • SmartMedia
  • xD-Picture Card
Drive type Hard Disk Drive
Expansion slots
Number of PCI-Express 2.0 x16 slots 3.0
Open PCI Express X16 Slots 1.0
Number of PCI-Express x1 slots 1.0
Number of PCI slots 2.0
Open PCI Express X1 Slots 1.0
Number of PCI-Express Slots 4.0
Ports and Connections
MultiMedia Card (MMC) or MultiMediaCard (MMC) Yes
SDXC Card or Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC) 1.0
Available Interfaces
  • Audio - Center/Bass Out (1/8" mini)
  • Audio - Digital Optical
  • Audio - Headphone Out (1/8" Mini)
  • Audio - Line In (1/8" Mini)
  • Audio - Line Out (1/8" Mini)
  • Audio - Microphone In (1/8" Mini)
  • Audio - RCA Digital Coax (S/PDIF)
  • Audio - Rear Surround Out (1/8" mini)
  • Audio - Side Surround Out (1/8" mini)
  • Combo - PS/2 mini-DIN Keyboard/Mouse
  • Combo - RJ-45/RJ-11 Ethernet/Modem
  • DVI (dual link)
  • Ethernet - RJ45
  • FireWire Port (rear)
  • HDMI
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (front) (x3)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x8)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus 2.0
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus 3.0
  • eSATA
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
SDHC Card or Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) 1.0
SD/MMC Card 1.0
Slots
  • CompactFlash
  • Memory Stick
  • Memory Stick Duo
  • Memory Stick PRO
  • Memory Stick PRO Duo
  • Microdrive
  • MultiMedia Card (MMC)
  • SD Card
  • SDHC Card
  • SmartMedia
  • xD-Picture Card
Memory
Memory size 16384.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory speed 1600.0 MHz
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Speed 24.0
Optical Drive Type DVD±RW
Storage Media
SD card Yes
XD picture card 1
Memory stick Memory Stick
Compact flash Yes
Smart media Yes
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Case
Chassis style Tower (Midsize)