There's precious little else that gets PC gamers all hot under the collar than discussing hardware specifications. In truth, there's nothing we despise more than gamers trying to out-geek the other - from noisy disputes that his AMD Phenom II 850 4 x 3.3 GHZ tops your Intel Core i7 2600K, or arguments kick-started by a debate over cooling systems – but then perhaps we don't care less.
Still, there's something to admire about the progression of affordable PC technology within the home. Growing up with 56kb/s modem speeds, a mere 64Mb of RAM to deal with and processing speeds of a couple of hundred megahertz, Origin PC's latest incarnation beggars belief. Thanks to the company's exclusive 'Phase Change Technology', which “cools the processor to subzero temperatures as low as -40°c,” according to the press release. The cooling system will be available from late Q1. Origin has insisted that the efficiency created by the cooling technology has led to a Core i7 2700K system be over-clocked to a staggering 5.7Ghz. What's more, cooling controls and temperature displays allow you to keep a discerning eye on the ratio between power and heat produced.
No pricing has yet been detailed.
ORIGIN PC Announces the GENESIS now Overclocked to 5.7GHz, Lifetime 24/7 Technical Support, and an Exclusive New Laptop Design
ORIGIN PC's line of industry leading products continues to raise the bar
Miami, FL – January 11, 2012, 12:01 a.m. Eastern – ORIGIN PC starts off 2012 with three major announcements. The award-winning GENESIS desktop has been overclocked to a record 5.7GHz with the exclusive new ORIGIN PC Phase Change cooling system. The Phase Change cooling system will be available in late Q1. ORIGIN PC launches free U.S. based lifetime 24/7 technical support on all desktops and laptops starting today. The award winning EON17-S and EON15-S laptops both receive an upgrade with the new exclusive ORIGIN PC design.
The GENESIS desktop features:
- Expert Overclocking: Experience new heights and reach 5.7GHz, only available with ORIGIN PC's award winning professional overclocking and high end custom cooling solutions.
- Phase Change Technology: Achieve a new level of cooling with ORIGIN PC's exclusive Phase Change Technology which cools the processor to sub zero temperatures as low as -40 degrees Celsius.
- Latest Name Brand Components: ORIGIN PC works directly with every name-brand component manufacturer to bring the newest and fastest technology to our customers first including overclocked Intel X79 Processors and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580 3GB cards in 4-way SLI.
- Custom Built and Supported in the U.S.: Every detail of the GENESIS desktop is selected by the customer and hand built in the U.S. by award winning ORIGIN PC integrators.
Starting today, every ORIGIN PC customer receives free U.S. based 24/7 technical support for life, including current customers. ORIGIN PC continues to lead the industry by becoming the first and only boutique system builder to provide free U.S. based lifetime 24/7 technical support. Anytime customers have a question about a game, application, or hardware component; ORIGIN PC will be there to help.
ORIGIN PC laptops now look as good as they perform with the new exclusive A-panel featuring next generation design. Stand out from the crowd with the unique ORIGIN PC design and record breaking performance. The ORIGIN PC design comes in a black finish or with custom airbrushing in any color or any design. The EON17-S and EON15-S will start shipping with the new design in Q1. The EON-17 will feature the design shortly after.
"ORIGIN PC is excited to bring innovation, new designs, and industry leading support to our customers," said Kevin Wasielewski ORIGIN PC CEO and co-founder. "Our new line of desktops and laptops with exclusive technology and free U.S based lifetime 24/7 technical support will continue to position ORIGIN PC as an industry leader in 2012 and beyond."
"ORIGIN PC's passion for building high performance PCs makes them one of the best system builders in the world, " said Drew Henry, general manager of GeForce GPUs at NVIDIA. "Winning awards and setting world records with their GENESIS desktops and EON laptops is evidence of their commitment, experience, and dedication to building the world's best gaming platforms, all of which are powered by GeForce GTX GPUs."
ORIGIN PC's feature a 1 year free shipping and free part replacement warranty backed with the best in class integration, quality testing and support. ORIGIN PC offers a free life-time 24/7 phone and online service guarantee and each customer has a dedicated support team and free life-time labor for upgrade needs. The GENESIS is the only truly custom PC in the industry featuring name brand components with ORIGIN PC giving customers the option to customize every component including the chassis. Systems can be configured one on one with an ORIGIN PC specialist through 1-877-ORIGIN-0 (674-4460) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
High Res images:
Download high resolution images of the GENESIS configured with the Phase Change Cooling System and exclusive ORIGIN PC design for the EON17-S and EON15-S laptops here: www.originpc.com/_online/Press_Release.zip
ORIGIN PC is showing off their new products exclusively at CES. Contact Kevin Wasielewski at email@example.com to set up a meeting at CES. The GENESIS with the Phase Change Cooling System and EON17-S/EON15-S laptops will be in the ORIGIN PC private suite at the Venetian. ORIGIN PC will also have current GENESIS desktops and laptops on display on the show floor at NVIDIA's booth #31431 and Fractal Design's booth: LVCC South 2 - 25508.
About ORIGIN PC:
ORIGIN PC builds custom, high-performance desktops and laptops for hardware enthusiasts, professionals, and gamers. ORIGIN PCs are hand built, tested, and serviced by knowledgeable gaming enthusiasts, industry veterans, and award winning system integrators. Their staff is comprised of award-winning, experienced experts in the gaming and PC markets who want to share their passion with other enthusiasts. ORIGIN PC is located in Miami, FL and ships worldwide. For more information, please visit www.ORIGINPC.com or call 1-877-ORIGIN-0 (674-4460).
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