Origin PC EON15-S 2015
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
Reviews for the Origin PC EON15-S 2015
Source: Comp Reviews Archive.org version
The New EON15-S from Origin PC takes an already strong performance 15-inch gaming system and updates it to feature newer technology. This is nice but the primary feature for the SSD is not standard and requires upgrading an already expensive system such that it costs over $2000. This is probably not an issue for some but many may opt for slightly lower performing but certainly adequate gaming laptops.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/25/2015
Rating: Total score: 70%
Source: IGN Archive.org version
The Origin EON15-S is certainly one smokin’ laptop. It’s truly a desktop replacement in every sense of the word, as long as you’re content with gaming at 1080p. We love the build options too, as it has something for everyone and doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg; we also like the solid battery life and lifetime support from Origin. It does have only an average screen and a ho-hum chassis design, but if you’re just looking for a no-frills gaming rig that slips into your backpack, this laptop fits the bill nicely.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/12/2015
Rating: Total score: 85%
Model: The Origin EON15 is a customizable mobile gaming laptop with specs of a gaming desktop. It uses a NVIDIA GTX 980M as its graphics card, which is currently one of the fastest mobile gaming chips available on the market, along with a powerful Intel Core i7 Quad-Core CPU and 8 GB of RAM. These are the most high-end specs and are customizable to suit the user's need and budget. Hence, it does not really cost a bomb. The EON15 has a 1 TB Seagate SSD Hybrid Drive for storage and runs on the latest Windows 8.1 OS.
For its exterior casing, it is one of Origin's slimmest laptops and delivers three USB 3.0 ports, a HDMI port, two mini-DisplayPorts, an Ethernet port, an SDcard reader slot and a Kensington Lock for security purposes. Additionally, the EON15 has a full-sized keyboard with a number pad (which is rare on laptops), which is backlit by soft white lights. Finally, the EON15's 15.6 inch matte display has a Full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is adequate for normal use and gaming, but not for color sensitive works.
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M:
Fast high-end graphics card based on the Maxwell GM204 chip from the GeForce GTX 900M series.
Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.
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.
4720HQ: Haswell-based quad-core processor clocked at 2.6 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.6 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4600 GPU and a dual channel DDR3 memory controller.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
15-inch display variants are the standard and are used for more than half of all laptops.
The reason for the popularity of mid-sized displays is that this size is reasonably easy on the eyes, often allows high resolutions and thus offers rich details on the screen, yet does not consume too much power and the devices can still be reasonably compact - simply the standard compromise.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
Origin PC is a US-American brand for laptops and desktops, especially for gaming. There are few reviews, the first one appeared in 2014. The ratings are average.
77.5%: This rating is not earth-shattering. This rating must actually be seen as average, since there are about as many devices with worse ratings as better ones. A purchase recommendation can only be seen with a lot of goodwill, unless it is about websites that generally rate strictly.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.