Origin deploys hardcore gaming notebook

  • Origin’s tricked-out EON17 gaming notebook features dual Nvidia GeForce GTX 480M GPUs, a 17.3” HD 16:9 widescreen display with true 1080p (1920 x1080) and an Intel Core i7 980X processor.

    The harcore notebook also boasts a multi Blu-ray burner combo, 3D ready HMDI 1.4 out, (up to) three hard drives for a total of 2TB in storage and an integrated 9-in-1 media card reader.

    "We’ve noticed growing demand from the [gaming] community for a mobile high-performance solution that doesn’t force you to compromise," Origin CEO Kevin Wasielewski told TG Daily in an e-mailed statement.

    "[And so], the EON 17 offers the flexibility of a notebook with unparalleled desktop computing power - giving gamers and professionals the best of both worlds."

    Additional specs include:

    • Backlit 16:9 widescreen
    • Up to 24GB of triple channel DDR3 memory
    • Full size keyboard with numeric pad
    • HDMI in and out
    • Optical digital out, up to 7.1 HD
    • Touch sensitive multi-gesture pad
    • Instant access buttons

    Pricing for the EON17 - which is covered by a 1 year free shipping and part replacement warranty - begins at a cool $2,500.