Origin PC's EON17-X laptop assures gaming glory, regular chiropractor visits

For all you hardcore gamers who refuse to sacrifice performance but demand quasi-portability, prepare your eyes for the EON17-X from Origin PC. The laptop is based on Intel's X79 platform and delivers a significant bump from the original EON17. Insane customization options include the Core i7-3960X Extreme CPU and two overclocked 2GB GeForce GTX 580M GPUs in an SLI bridge -- just for note, this particular configuration requires two 300 watt power adapters. It'll also accommodate up to four hard drives and 32GB of memory. If that's not enough to impress, the beastly creation also features a backlit keyboard with two lighting zones and seven customizable colors, along with a 17.3-inch 1080p display. Of course, all this power doesn't come without sacrifice. The EON17-X starts at $2,818, weighs over 12 pounds and measures over two inches thick. Those undeterred can place an order for Origin PC's latest gaming rig today. You'll find a few more tidbits in the PR after the break.

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ORIGIN PC EON17-X Now Offering Intel 2nd Generation Hexcore Processors, Quad Channel 1866MHz Memory, and a Customizable Backlit Keyboard

World's Most Powerful Laptop for Gamers, Artists, Enthusiasts, and Professionals

Miami, FL – February 13, 2012, 8:00AM Eastern - ORIGIN PC announced today the availability of their new EON17-X desktop replacement laptop. Featuring the latest Intel X79 chipset, 2nd generation Intel hexcore processors, and overclocked NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M graphics cards in SLI the EON17-X is the most powerful laptop on the market for gamers, artists, enthusiasts, and professionals. The EON17-X marks the first laptop from ORIGIN PC with a customizable backlit keyboard with two lighting zones and seven color options.

The ORIGIN EON17-X is available now with a 3D model including a built-in 3D emitter coming in early Q2.

ORIGIN PC's EON17-X Laptop features: Customizable Backlit Keyboard with Two Lighting Zones and Seven Colors
Intel X79 Chipset with 2nd Generation Intel Hexcore Processors
Up to 32GB 1333MHz Corsair Quad Channel Memory
Up to 16GB 1866MHz Corsair Vengeance Quad Channel Memory
Up to Dual NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M Graphics Cards with ORIGIN Professional Overclocking
Up to Three Hard Drives with up to 3TB's of Hard Drive Space
Industry Leading Free 24/7 Lifetime Support Based in the United States
Fully Customizable starting at $3,159

"ORIGIN is thrilled to answer our customers' requests by adding a customizable backlit keyboard to the EON17-X." said Kevin Wasielewski ORIGIN PC CEO and co-founder. "The EON17-X is more powerful than a lot of desktops on the market. With an Intel X79 chipset and dual overclocked NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580Ms in SLI you won't find a more powerful laptop anywhere else."

"We are pleased with ORIGIN PC's choice of Vengeance® high-performance memory for the EON17-X," said Thi La, Vice President of Memory Products at Corsair. "It's designed to automatically take advantage of the faster memory speeds made possible with Intel 2nd generation processors and helps fulfill ORIGIN PC's mission of building a premium performance laptop."

All ORIGIN systems come with free life-time 24/7 phone and online service based in the United States. Each customer has a dedicated support team and free life-time labor for upgrade needs. ORIGIN PC features a 1 to 3 free part replacement warranty combined with the best in class integration, quality testing and support.