Monday, July 29th 2013

ORIGIN PC Deploys A New 13-inch High-Performance Gaming Laptop

ORIGIN PC announces a brand new member to their line-up of award-winning EON laptops, the EON13-S custom high-performance laptop; the perfect balance of power and portability for gamers, artists, professionals and enthusiasts! Slim enough at a weight of only 4.4lbs, the new EON13-S is upgradable and features a stunning IPS 1920 x1080 high-definition display, Intel's 4th generation mobile processors, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M graphics and up to 3 storage drives including dual mSATA with RAID support; making this one of the most powerful, portable, and customizable laptops in its class.

With its upgradability, power and performance in such a small package, the EON13-S is the perfect choice for both work and play. ORIGIN PC is also celebrating the back to school season with an exclusive promotion for one week only! Starting today through August 5th, purchase any ORIGIN PC system and receive free U.S. ground shipping, free ORIGIN PC professional GPU overclocking*, a free Corsair M95 high-performance mouse and a free Corsair MM200 mouse-pad while supplies last! Whether you're a student, gamer or professional, now is theperfect time to choose ORIGIN PC.

The EON13-S starts at $1474 and features:
  • 1080p IPS High-Definition Display: Enjoy the gorgeous IPS 1920x1080 High-Definition Display with its stunning graphics, rich detail and vibrant colors
  • Intel's 4th Generation Mobile Processors: The highly anticipated Intel Haswell mobileprocessor offers a significant performance and battery life increase with enhanced security features
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M Graphics: NVIDIA's powerful next-gen mobile graphics with 2GB of gDDR5 memory that runs all of the latest PC games at smooth frame rates and stunning high detail
  • Customizable and Upgradable: The EON13-S provides the most upgradability and customization options in its class allowing you to customize a variety of different components such as CPU, Memory, HDD and more
  • Lightweight Design: Weighing approximately 4.4lbs, the EON13-S is the perfect companion fortravel and light enough to easily transport
  • Backlit Keyboard: The EON13-S features a beautiful backlit keyboard for maximum visibility in dark surroundings
  • Up to 3 Storage Drives with Dual mSATA Raid Support: Take full advantage of the optional Dual mSATA drives with RAID support and a storage drive. Get increased speeds and high capacity drive options to store all yourdata and content
  • Free Lifetime 24/7 Support: Every ORIGIN PC comes with industry leading Lifetime 24/7 Support based in the United States


"ORIGIN PC continues to raise the bar for high-performance portable gaming by offering only the best experiences and the most innovative products like our new EON13-S." said Kevin Wasielewski ORIGIN PC C EO and co-founder. "The EON13-S offers the perfect balance of power and portability that's just right and with no compromises. With its gorgeous IPS 1920x1080 High-Definition display, high-performance components, the most upgradeability/customization options, and lifetime 24/7 support, the EON13-S easily outclasses any other gaming laptop in its class."
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20 Comments on ORIGIN PC Deploys A New 13-inch High-Performance Gaming Laptop

#1
Ikaruga
Starts at $1,418. I expected much more tbh.
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#2
Jorge
It had potential until I read it had Intel/Nvidia. That's pretty laughable for a gaming laptop.
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#3
Crap Daddy
by: Jorge
It had potential until I read it had Intel/Nvidia. That's pretty laughable for a gaming laptop.
Care to explain?
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#4
AlienIsGOD
by: Crap Daddy
Care to explain?
dude always posts random statements w/o backing them up. Best to just ignore him
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#5
Ikaruga
by: Crap Daddy
Care to explain?
It has better drivers, needs less power while delivers more...etc... You know, all the funny things what makes you smile;)
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#6
erocker
by: Crap Daddy
Care to explain?
Don't bother asking. I notice many posts from this member like this. I've learned to ignore the ignorance.

I like this laptop a lot though starting at $1400 is a bit steep for a 13 incher.
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#7
BurntWookie
by: erocker
Don't bother asking. I notice many posts from this member like this. I've learned to ignore the ignorance.

I like this laptop a lot though starting at $1400 is a bit steep for a 13 incher.
It's way cheaper on XoticPC. I'm thinking of selling my macbook air for this.
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#8
dwade
And Razer has the nerve to sell the same specs with a Walmart-grade TN screen @ $1800.:roll:
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#9
phanbuey
I mean this is actually a good price for what it seems like you get - there are really not that many 13" gaming options out there, and the ones that are have even higher prices.

This thing has a higher quality screen than most of them too.
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#10
FreedomEclipse
~Technological Technocrat~
Id definitely be interested in something like this as i used to have an old 14.1" laptop that was quite capable of gaming, playing games like CoD:MW1 and oblivion was never an issue (Intel T2300@1.66Ghz, ATi X1600MR + 2GB DDR2-667) Unfortunately, Price with laptops this small is quite off putting.

Also, I find myself rarely even needing to touch my 11.6" HP DM1 now days, Most of the time it just sits there until I know im gonna be away from home for a long while then pick it up.
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#11
acerace
by: Crap Daddy
Care to explain?
Everybody knows that the thing loves the red. Just look at it's post history. :)
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#12
Emperor_Piehead
by: BurntWookie
It's way cheaper on XoticPC. I'm thinking of selling my macbook air for this.
Where on the website? As far as I knew xotic didn't carry origin.
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#13
BurntWookie
by: Emperor_Piehead
Where on the website? As far as I knew xotic didn't carry origin.
XoticPC
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#14
LagunaX
Yeah Cyberpowerpc carries a variant too:
http://www.cyberpowerpc.com/system/Xplorer_X3-9100_Gaming_Notebook/

When Diablo 3 came out a year ago I wanted the OriginPC EON11-S but I found the same thing at Xotic for much cheaper.
Then at the time I found it even cheaper at Cyberpowerpc with a free 120gb SSD upgrade and Diablo 3 promotion.

I couldn't justify an extra $300 for the custom red notebook cover of the Origin one even though it looked pretty cool for the same exact thing.

The only caveat I have is that when you custom configure a laptop is that it will take at least 2 weeks maybe even 3-4 to build and ship.

On a side note I'm mostly done with Diablo 3 (which I played mainly on my desktop anyways) and anyone interested in a mint 11.6" quad with HT Ivy 650m gpu laptop with upgraded 120gb ssd and 2 x 4gb ddr3 1600 gaming ram send me a p.m. - it's been sitting for months unused.
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#15
Emperor_Piehead
by: BurntWookie
XoticPC
Thanks my current laptop is about to die and this might be it's replacement.
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#16
15th Warlock
Nice specs for such a small form factor, and if you get the cyber power version it's an even better deal, the only issue I see is that the specs are very similar to the Razer Blade 14", and the GTX765M was found to be barely adequate to play at 900p, dunno if the same card will be enough to play current games on a 1080p panel...
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#17
Bjorn_Of_Iceland
At 13", I wouldn't mind if it was 1680x1050.. lesser stress for the gpu, and more framerates.
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#18
LagunaX
That's the beauty though - 1080p IPS for videos/movies/surfing and less demanding games.

You can always crank down 1 notch if necessary.
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#19
THE_EGG
Gimme gimme. When my G53 gives up, this is definitely at the top of my wishlist. 1600X900 I think would be best @ 13" though for better fps. But still amazing anyhow :)
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#20
xoticpc
by: Emperor_Piehead
Where on the website? As far as I knew xotic didn't carry origin.
We don't carry origin - but sell basically the same laptops as OEM is the same from Clevo - ours are Sagers...
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