updated 05:30 am EST, Tue February 14, 2012
Origin PC EON17-X notebook offers desktop go
Origin PC has debuted its latest desktop replacement gaming notebook, the EON17-X. The notebook is designed for serious gamers who are looking for a mobile gaming solution that can match or better many desktop gaming solutions. The device is fitted with Intel desktop Core i7 chips, with the fastest of three processor options an Intel Core i7-3960X six-core chip with a 15MB Cache clocked at 3.3 GHz that Turbo Boosts to 3.9GHz and also supports up to 32GB of RAM.
Graphics processing is provided by NVIDIA with three options available including a dual 2GB GDDR5 GeForce GTX 580M in SLi mode, with Origin PC also supplying an overclocking service if a very specific set of specifications is required. Storage options include up to three hard drives with various combinations of SDD and spinning platter combinations available with up to 3TB of capacity possible.
A base mode EON17-X starts at $3,159, but can be configured up to a total cost of approximately $7,305. Origin PC will also even customize a gamers rig further by offering to source and fit specific components that a user may desire, but is not on set list of customization options. 24/7 lifetime support is also included. [via Engadget]