Origin unveils new Eon17-SLX gaming notebook

Shane McGlaun - Dec 5, 2012
Origin unveils new Eon17-SLX gaming notebook

Computer maker Origin has unveiled a new high-end gaming notebook called the Eon17-SLX. As you can probably gather by the name of the machine, it has a 17-inch display. The screen is 17.3-inches, supports 1920 x 1080 full HD resolution, and has a matte finish.

The notebook can also be had with a full HD resolution 17.3-inch LED backlit matte 3-D display using Nvidia Vision 2 3D glasses. The notebook has a customizable backlit keyboard that has three lighting zones and seven color options. Base machines, the single graphics card including the Nvidia GTX 670MX, Nvidia GTX 680M, or AMD Radeon HD 7970M options.

The notebook can also be had with two of any of the three available video cards inside for extra gaming power. The machine has multiple Intel processor options all in the Core i7 family with quad cores. The processors operate at 2.3 GHz all the way up to 4.1 GHz with overclocked options.

There are numerous RAM options ranging from 4 GB all the way up to 32 GB. The machine can be fitted with DVD or Blu-ray burners. Storage options include SSDs with 40 GB up to 256 GB capacity. The notebook also has hard drive slots that can be fitted with up to 1 TB traditional hard drives. Other features include USB 3.0 ports, a memory card reader, integrated fingerprint reader, a two-megapixel front camera, integrated TV tuner, and integrated Wi-Fi. The notebook starts at $1888 and will get significantly more expensive with options.

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