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Remember how Origin PC was quick to hop aboard the Steam Machine bandwagon with plans for SteamOS-powered living room versions of its Chronos desktops? Well, it's back with another teaser for these rigs -- but, like other gaming PC makers, it's downplaying the Steam angle this time around. While t...

January 5th 2015 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Many gaming PC builders stock both AMD and NVIDIA video hardware to guarantee that they always have the fastest graphics. Not Origin PC, however -- it has had enough trouble with AMD that it's dropping all Radeon GPUs from its lineup. The company tells Engadget that it's responding to "customer...

October 4th 2013 at 1:41pm 0 Comments
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Intel used this year's Computex to officially debut Haswell-based Core processors, and it had no shortage of willing launch partners: seemingly everyone had at least one updated PC to reveal. The refinements to battery life and graphics also led to quite a few companies pushing the boundaries, whe...

June 7th 2013 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Origin PC makes a point of embracing game-friendly technology as soon as it arrives, and you'd better believe it's welcoming Haswell-based processors with open arms: virtually all of its computer line is making the jump to the faster Intel hardware. The raw CPU power is the main highlight for the...

June 2nd 2013 at 12:01am 0 Comments
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Both Digital Storm and Origin are getting NVIDIA's latest GPU, the GTX Titan, the two boutique PC makers announced this morning. Per Digital Storm's adorable little Bolt PC, a single Titan GPU is replacing the GTX 680 as the most powerful GPU offered, while Origin is offering a variety of setups f...

February 19th 2013 at 3:59pm 0 Comments