Pros

  • Very good audio playback quality
  • Impressive performance

Cons

  • Video playback is a little noisy
  • Keyboard is mushy

At A Glance

Origin's EON 17-S offers excellent performance, but it stumbles a bit on the ergonomic side.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.originpc.com

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core i7
Processor speed 2500.0 MHz
Cache size 8.0 KB
Processor count 4
Display
Display size 17.3 inches
Display type Glossy LCD with LED Backlight
Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Storage
Drives included 2.0
Drive size 1006.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 7200.0 RPM
Other storage
  • Memory Stick
  • SD/MMC Card
  • SDHC Card
Drive type
  • Hard Disk Drive
  • Solid-State Drive
Ports and Connections
MultiMedia Card (MMC) or MultiMediaCard (MMC) Yes
Firewire 1
Available Interfaces eSATA
Ethernet Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
SDHC Card or Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) 1.0
SD/MMC Card 1.0
Wireless connection 802.11 n
Video Interfaces
  • DVI (dual link)
  • HDMI
Audio Interfaces Digital Optical
Slots
  • Memory Stick
  • SD/MMC Card
  • SDHC Card
Memory
Memory size 16000.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory speed 1600.0 MHz
Memory max 32.0 GB
Dimensions
Width 16.1 inches
Depth 10.8 inches
Height 2.1 inches
Weight 8.6 pounds
Weight with Accessories 11.1 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Storage Media
Memory stick Memory Stick
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Other Features
Docking Station Port No
Devices
  • Built-In Microphone
  • Built-In Subwoofer
  • Built-In Webcam
  • Fingerprint Reader
Input devices
  • Keyboard
  • Touchpad (multitouch)

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 197.0
Battery
Battery Life 2:18   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 132.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 305.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 121.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 209.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 260.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 194.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 120.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 96.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 140.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 800 by 600 260.97   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1024 by 768 226.74   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1680 by 1050 121.91   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 800 by 600 179.08   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1024 by 768 174.56   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1680 by 1050 103.86   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 800x600 88.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 1024x768 73.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 1920x1080 42.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 800x600 131.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 116.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 1920x1080 73.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 800x600 99.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 1024x768 80.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 1920x1080 44.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 800x600 189.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 172.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 1920x1080 90.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Ultra Quality, 1920x1080 43.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Ultra Quality, 1920x1080 37.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Stalker 2, Ultra Quality, 1920x1080 28.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Power Usage
Idle power usage 34.4   Watts
Sleep power usage 1.9   Watt hours
Off power usage 0.2   Watt hours
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 158.0