Good audio output.
Face-melting performance and speed.
Highly customizable design.
Beautiful 17.3-inch full HD display.
Interior looks plain compared to lid.
Keyboard a bit cramped.
Graphics performance could be better.
Video playback is a little noisy.
By PCWorld on November 18, 2013
But it’s a great choice for college students or people who plan on moving every couple of years, since a laptop is much easier to pack up than a multimonitor desktop setup. It’s also great for LAN parties, but really, who does that anymore?90
By TweakTown on February 28, 2013
Let's try and take what we've seen today and draw it into some easily understandable conclusions. It will then be easier to decide whether or not the EON17-S is worth your time to look at. Hands down, the EON17-S is the fastest laptop we've...93
By PC Mag on June 28, 2012
The Origin EON17-S is an attractive 17-inch gaming laptop powered by an over-clocked Ivy Bridge CPU and Nvidia's latest GeForce GTX graphics engine. It's big in stature and carries a hefty price tag but it delivers game-worthy performance. ...80
By PCPer on June 08, 2012
The Origin EON17-S is, from a performance standpoint, one hell of a piece of kit. What sets the laptop apart is not the Extreme Edition processor or even the GTX 675M (which is fast, but also obtainable elsewhere). No, the real honors should be given...-
By evogadget.com on June 01, 2012
The Origin EON17-S is capable of lasting in a professional way when it's used for gaming and other activities. But it's not as powerful as some of the others we have already...-
By LaptopMag on May 17, 2012
The Origin Eon 17S offers an astounding amount of power with a high level of customizability, making it a gaming rig to be reckoned...80
By PCWorld on May 04, 2012
The EON17-S is bulky, heavy, and generic-looking, but it's an excellent...90
By cnet on April 23, 2012
First out of the gate with the latest quad-core Intel CPUs, Origin is one of the few high-end boutique gaming PC makers that really pays attention to...81
By Maximum PC on August 16, 2011
When the large, wooden crate branded “Origin” arrived at our Lab, we got out our crowbar and a shotgun—one to open the dang thing and the other just in case an alien predator was lurking inside. Once we blasted the box apart, we were...90
By cnet on August 12, 2011
As one of the few high-end boutique gaming PC makers serious about laptops, Origin offers nearly any set of components you'd want in the overclockable, have-it-your-way...80