Origin PC EON 17-S 2014


Origin PC EON 17-S 2014Notebook: Origin PC EON 17-S 2014 (EON17-S Series)
Processor: Intel Core i7 4930MX
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 880M
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 3.9kg
Price: 2600 euro
Sold in: Anglo-America
Average Score: 78.2% - good
Average of 5 scores (from 5 reviews)
price: 78%, performance: 92%, features: 78%, display: - % mobility: 70%, workmanship: 98%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Origin PC EON 17-S 2014

80% A massive gaming laptop selling support and speed
Source: CNet English
There were few, if any, surprises from the Origin PC Eon17-S, but with the company's excellent reputation for quality and support, that's not a bad thing. Sure, it's still ugly, but we saw amazing performance in applications and games, and the options for building a version to suit your budget and expectations are numerous.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/20/2014
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 90% mobility: 70%
70% Origin EON17-S
Source: PC Mag English
The Origin EON17-S puts in a good showing as a lighter-weight alternative to 10-pound gaming laptops like the Alienware 17 and the Origin EON17-SLX. It also has two more hours of battery life than either. That said, the Origin EON17-SLX has more braggable performance numbers on the 3D gaming tests, thanks to its dual GPU setup, and it'll cost you about $100 less, so it holds on to the Editors' Choice for high-end gaming laptops.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/01/2014
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% This gaming laptop packs premium performance for a premium price
Source: Techradar English
Hands down, the Origin EON17-S is a superior value in face of the competition, despite it's seemingly enormous price. If you lack the time or patience to pore over power supplies, cases, monitors and more, this is a solid starting point and a more mobile solution. It will always be more cost-effective to build your own gaming PC, but the service and support that Origin provides is impossible to replicate going that route. Plus, the extra niceties included in that price, namely the bundled mouse, could leave you set with this gaming laptop for a while.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/27/2014
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 90% features: 60% workmanship: 100%
91% Origin EON17-S Gaming Laptop Review
Source: Tweaktown English
In the end, we're evaluating the product upon its discovered merits. We found this system to be the single best gaming laptop to come through our labs. It had the most performance, the best battery life, and solid build quality. We aren't going to argue whether this solution should be for you, and we certainly won't sit here and tell you that this has excellent value, at least as configured. However, we can tell you that we are awarding this system our TweakTown Best Performance Award because it is, hands-down, the most powerful system to come through the lab.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/18/2014
Rating: Total score: 91% price: 75% performance: 97% features: 95% workmanship: 95%
Source: Digital Trends English
There’s no doubt that the Origin EON17-S is a capable gaming machine. The system broke records across the board with excellent processor, hard drive and video card performance. You’d expect a laptop that costs nearly $3,500 to perform well, of course, but the EON isn’t out of line compared with its competitors, and actually offers good value for the money.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/17/2014
Rating: Total score: 70%



Those in the market looking for a high-end gaming laptop should definitely give the Origin PC EON17-S 2014 a hard look. Origin is known for their excellent after-sales service so that is something to keep in mind as well.

This machine is very configurable, you can choose the processor, graphics card, RAM, and your SSD and HDD combination. You can choose from a 4th generation i5 to i7 and from 4 GB to 32 GB of RAM. There is also a very expensive option for a an ‘extreme’ edition of the i7 which won’t help much with gaming.

Available with the Origin PC EON17-S is the choice of NVIDIA’s GTX 860, 870 or 880M. Each of which will be able to play the latest games at high or ultra settings. The choice having both an SSD and an HDD means fast boot up times and lots of storage for all your games.

The screen measures at 17.3-inches and has a resolution of 1920 x 1080. Thanks to its matte surface, sun glare is reduced. As with most gaming laptops, don't expect the battery to last very long. It's strictly to be used near a power outlet. The Origin PC EON 17-S also has customization options for its paintjob which can help add a little personalization.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 880M: High-end graphics card from the GeForce GTX 800M series.

These graphics cards are able to play the latest and most demanding games in high resolutions and full detail settings with enabled Anti-Aliasing.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  

4930MX: Mobile quad-core processor based on the Haswell architecture. Fastest CPU in Q2/2013 with an unlocked multiplier.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.

17.3": Meanwhile the 17 inch display size is a more frequently offered standard format for desktop-replacements. The DTR-laptops can't be carried easily, need much energy but on the other side texts can be read easily and high resolutions are no problem. DTR mainly are intended for stationary usage on desks, where the weight and the energy need are unimportant.
» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

3.9 kg: This laptop is heavy below average, compared with the average of notebooks. Therefore especially desktop replacements fit in this class of weight.

Origin PC: This US-American computer shop sells its own laptop brand with low market share.

78.2%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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» MSI GT70 2PE-1862UK
Core i7 4810MQ
» MSI GT72-2PE16SR231BW
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» Asus G750JZ-T4039D
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» Alienware 17 (GTX 880M)
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» Asus G750JZ-T4023H
Core i7 4700HQ
» MSI GT70-2PE16SR231B
Core i7 4800MQ

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» Asus G750JZ-T4110H
Core i7 4860HQ, 4.8 kg
» Asus G750JZ-T4089H
Core i7 4700HQ, 4.8 kg
» Asus G750JZ-T4024H
Core i7 4700HQ, 4.5 kg
» Asus G750JZ-XS72
Core i7 4700HQ, 4.5 kg

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» AVADirect Clevo P157SM-A
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» MSI GT60 2PE Dominator Pro
Core i7 4800MQ, 15.6", 3.5 kg
» MSI GT60-2PE16H11B
Core i7 4800MQ, 15.6", 3.5 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

» AVADirect Menace 17
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» Alienware 17-1784
GeForce GTX 970M, Core i7 4710HQ
» MSI GX70 3CC-222XPL
Radeon R9 M290X, A-Series A10-5750M
» MSI WT70-2OKi781
Quadro K3100M, Core i7 4810MQ
» Alienware 17 R2
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» Asus ROG G751JM-T7031H
GeForce GTX 860M, Core i7 4710HQ
» Origin PC EON17-X
GeForce GTX 965M, unknown
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2014-05-20 (Update: 2014-05-20)