When it comes to gaming, especially if you’re a member of the glorious PC master race (no disrespect intended for console owners), then you know that the first rule of playing the latest games is making sure that your rig meets the minimum requirements.
The Challenge of Wanting to Keep Up With the Gaming Industry
Now, if you’re into old school stuff or you’re a casual gamer, then you should definitely check sites like Gog or Steam have a wide offer for games specifically designed for low-end PCs. But what happens when you can stand the thought of not being able to play stuff like For Honor or Witcher III Wild Hunt or even Mass Effect Andromeda, just because you’re PC is outdated?
Obviously, the answer to this dilemma is buying a new gaming rig or at least upgrade your old PC. However, we all know for a fact that top-notch gaming laptops and PCs can cost a fortune, and the thought of not having to see your friends over the weekend over a cold one can be a major turndown.
Luckily, Origin has just the thing you need. Introducing Origin’s Eon15-S gaming laptop, probably one of the few gaming rigs out there that don’t empty your bank account. At the cost of only $1,000, this is exactly what you need if you don’t want to waste a lot of that hard-earned cash.
So, is it any good? We believe so, taking into account that Origin was careful enough to outfit it’s new budget-friendly gaming laptop with only the best components, to ensure that you will be able to play all the best PC games on the market. Enough talk! Let’s take a closer look at this laptop’s spec.
Eon15-S Gaming Laptop Specifications
The Eon15-s touts a 15.6-inch IPC Matte Display, capable of rendering images at a 1080p quality. In terms of picture quality, running resource-demanding games will be a piece of cake thanks to the laptop’s NVidia GeForce GTX 1050 TI GDDR5 4GB dedicated GPU.
As far as processors are concerned, the gaming laptop can be outfitted with three types of cores: an i3-7100H Dual-Core at 3,00 GHz, i5-7300HQ Quad-Core 2.5 GHz – 3.50 GHz (turbo), or an i7-7700HQ Quad-Core at 2.8 GHz – 3.8 GHz (turbo).
Thanks to its MSI motherboard, this gaming laptop comes with a preinstalled DDR4 2133 MHz 16 GB Ram, but it also supports 2400 MHz and 2666 MHz RAMs. The baseline gaming laptop comes with an SATA M.2 120 GB SSD, but you can always add more if you want to.
Other features include SuperSpeed UBS 3.1, biometric fingerprint reader, backlit keyboard, onboard LAN, 2.0 MP FHD camera, media card reader, and a game bundle offered by Origin.
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