Origin PC Eon17-SLX 10 Series Review and Specifications

Overview

The term “desktop replacement” has bounced around for years, and it’s always been a bit of an exaggeration. Yes, the so-called replacements had larger screens and quick processors, but they couldn’t match a desktop’s performance. Origin PC EON17-SLX 10 is a wave in the rising tide of new laptops that literally replicate the performance of a desktop PC. They do this by equipping actual desktop components. Inside the EON17-SLX you’ll find a Core i7-6700K processor (overclocked to 4.5GHz), 16GB of RAM, a GTX 1080 graphics card, and two hard drives. These components are identical to those equipped by high-end gaming towers.
It’s impressive to see desktop class hardware crammed into a 17-inch laptop, but it’d be silly to expect it to be without compromise. The EON17-SLX is huge, and its $3,600 price tag puts it well above the price of an average gaming laptop. Can this portable rig deliver desktop-caliber enjoyment, or is it trying to fill an unnecessary niche? Check out in our Review on the Origin PC Eon17-SLX 10 Laptop.

Origin PC EON17-SLX 10 17.3" Traditional Laptop (Black)

Origin PC Eon17-SLX 10 Series Review and Specifications

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Specifications- Origin PC Eon17-SLX 10


Display17.3-inch Ultra-HD (2160p) 4K Matte Display
Dimensions17″ x 12″ x 1.9″ (inches)
Weight12.8 pounds
Processor4.5-GHz Intel Core i7-6700K processor
Operating SystemWindows 10
RAM16 GB LPDDR3
StorageDual 256GB NVMe M.2 PCI-e SSD
Secondary Storage1 TB SSHD
GraphicsDual Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 GPU
Video Memory16 GB VRAM
NetworkingGigabit Ethernet, 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth 4.0
AudioStereo speakers, headphone/microphone/line-in/line-out jacks
Ports4 USB 3.0, 1 USB 2.0/eSATA, SD card reader, HDMI and DisplayPort
Optical driveBD-ROM/DVD burner

 

Where To Buy

Origin PC EON17-SLX 10 17.3" Traditional Laptop (Black)

Origin PC Eon17-SLX 10 Series Review and Specifications

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8.5 Total Score
Summary

The Origin PC Eon17-SLX 10 Series delivers incredible performance for all your gaming, virtual reality, and multitasking needs that make it one of the VR-ready gaming laptops to beat.

Design
9
Keyboard and Touchpad
8.5
Display
9
Graphics and Gaming
9.5
Audio and G-Sync
9.5
Heat
8.5
Hardware and Performance
9
Battery Life
7.5
PROS
  • Insane graphics performance
  • Great overall performance
  • Fast transfer speeds
CONS
  • Very expensive
  • Below-average battery life
  • Runs hot whether or not it's gaming
  • Loud fans
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