Page 1:Origin PC Eon11-S: Faster Hardware In A Lighter Chassis
Page 2:Miniaturing An Ultra-Portable Gaming Beast
Page 3:Inside Origin PC's Eon11-S
Page 4:The Rest Of Origin PC's Eon11-S Package
Page 5:Test Settings And Benchmarks
Page 6:Benchmark Results: DiRT 3, Battlefield 3, And Metro 2033
Page 7:Benchmark Results: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim And StarCraft II
Page 8:Benchmark Results: Audio And Video Encoding
Page 9:Benchmark Results: Productivity
Page 10:Energy, Battery Life, And Efficiency
Page 11:Know What You're Getting Into...And Enjoy
Energy, Battery Life, And Efficiency
Moderate power consumption is mandatory for mobility, since large batteries and oversized heat sinks contribute to both size and weight. The Eon11-S has an exceptionally low power profile, and the scaling of these graphs makes it pretty clear that a number of components play important roles in keeping energy use low on the Origin PC configuration.
The Eon11-S’s compact chassis demands a smaller and lower-capacity battery compared to the Racer 2.0. But because its power consumption is so low, it's able to deliver longer battery life.
Battery Eater Pro represents a distinctly synthetic test, so we also wanted to see how long each of these gaming-oriented notebooks could sustain real-world 3D workloads before running out of juice. The Eon11-S also tops our records there, running Battlefield 3 for 50 minutes, beating the GeForce GTX 660M-equipped Racer 2.0 by seven minutes, and doubling the game time afforded to the Racer 2.0’s battery by Nvidia's GeForce GTX 675M.
Efficiency compares work to energy, and we use a simple chart of performance averages to gauge how much work each of these systems achieves. The mid-power, mid-sized Racer 2.0 with GeForce GTX 660M graphics sets the baseline.
A 28% power savings sounds like a great tradeoff for a 9% performance loss, so long as that 9% doesn't keep the system from being fast enough to satisfy its target audience. The Eon11-S is a gaming notebook, after all, and we’ll discuss how it fits in that role on the next page.
- Origin PC Eon11-S: Faster Hardware In A Lighter Chassis
- Miniaturing An Ultra-Portable Gaming Beast
- Inside Origin PC's Eon11-S
- The Rest Of Origin PC's Eon11-S Package
- Test Settings And Benchmarks
- Benchmark Results: DiRT 3, Battlefield 3, And Metro 2033
- Benchmark Results: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim And StarCraft II
- Benchmark Results: Audio And Video Encoding
- Benchmark Results: Productivity
- Energy, Battery Life, And Efficiency
- Know What You're Getting Into...And Enjoy