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The Walmart Overpowered 15, CUK Model Z, Origin PC RTS EON15-S, and CyberPowerPC Tracer III are all essentially the same laptop

The Walmart Overpowered 15, CUK Model Z, Origin PC RTS EON15-S, and CyberPowerPC Tracer III are all essentially the same laptop
The Walmart Overpowered 15, CUK Model Z, Origin PC RTS EON15-S, and CyberPowerPC Tracer III are all essentially the same laptop
These 15.6-inch gaming systems - and potentially more - are based on a white-label Tongfang design. You can purchase the cheapest option and still end up with the exact same laptop at the end of the day.

(June 5, 2019: Added two more laptops to the list - the Maingear Pulse 15 and the Digital Storm Nova 15.)

If you're in the market for a 15-inch gaming laptop, you don't have to look at the common big brand names like MSI, Alienware, Asus, Gigabyte, or Razer. Resellers like CyberPowerPC, Schenker, Origin PC, Computer Upgrade King, Eluktronics, and even WalMart all have their own 15-inch offerings with many of the same performance and design features as the more well-known alternatives. Potential buyers, however, should realize that many of these systems are actually the same.

Many resellers like the aforementioned six do not design their own laptops and instead re-badge a white-label chassis to call their own. It just so happens that these resellers have re-badged the same 15.6-inch white-label chassis called the Tongfang GK5CQ7Z or GK5CN6Z. As a result, these shops are essentially selling the same or very similar hardware with nearly identical CPU, GPU, RAM, and display options.

The following 15.6-inch laptops all use a 15.6-inch Tongfang design:

Is there a reason to choose one particular reseller over the other when the product is almost the same?

Prices will vary between the different resellers and so most users will naturally gravitate toward the lowest-priced option. Still, users may want to consider the different warranty and customer support between the shops as well.

See our reviews on the Schenker XMG Neo 15 and CUK Model Z for more details on the Tongfang chassis. Our comments apply to all the above laptops since they essentially share the same skeleton and innards.

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Allen Ngo, 2019-06- 5 (Update: 2019-06- 6)
Allen Ngo
Allen Ngo - US Editor in Chief
After graduating with a B.S. in environmental hydrodynamics from the University of California, I studied reactor physics to become licensed by the U.S. NRC to operate nuclear reactors. There's a striking level of appreciation you gain for everyday consumer electronics after working with modern nuclear reactivity systems astonishingly powered by computers from the 80s. When I'm not managing day-to-day activities and US review articles on Notebookcheck, you can catch me following the eSports scene and the latest gaming news.