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ORIGIN PC Overclocks New Core i7 to 5.0 GHz

Wednesday ORIGIN PC said that its ORIGIN Genesis and ORIGIN Big O high-performance PCs now offer Intel's 2nd-generation 32nm Core i7 processor featuring Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 and Integrated Memory Controller.

According to the company's CES 2011 press release, both models can be configured to sport an overclocked Core i7 processor reaching well over 5.0 GHz, however ASUS indicated that this feat was accomplished thanks to the P8P67 motherboard's onboard DIGI+ VRM and EFI BIOS for accurate performance tuning. Both models can also be configured with up to three-way SLI, customized liquid cooling options and more.

"Intel’s latest technology delivers gamers and creative professionals a new level of processing power and intuitive convenience," said Kevin Wasielewski, CEO and Co-Founder of ORIGIN. "ORIGIN delivers the most aggressive and rock solid overclocking in the industry and we have Intel's Core i7 processors running at over 5 GHz while remaining cool and passing every single one of our stability tests. The Intel Core i7 2600K processor is an amazing processor and with ORIGIN's award-winning overclocking our customers will dominate the playing field."

Wednesday ORIGIN said that the EON15-S and EON17-S performance notebooks will also ship with overclocked 2nd-generation Core i5 and i7 processors in Q1 2011, however consumers can purchase the original EON17 now with Nvidia's latest mobile GPU. Currently this meaty laptop can be configured with a plethora of gaming goodness, offering up to Intel's Core i7 980X CPU, up to two Nvidia GeForce GTX 485M cards in dual SLI mode, up to a whopping 24 GB of dual-channel DDR3 memory and up to three hard drives.

ORIGIN said that the revamped Genesis and Big O performance desktops will be available starting January 9, 2011. The updated EON notebooks with overclocked Core i5 and i7 processors will be ready for consumption in Q1 2011. For those attending CES 2011 this week, the Genesis desktops will be on display at the Fractal Design Suite in the Venetian while the Big O desktops will be on display at the Creative Labs booth in South Hall 1, 20913.

  • rpgplayer
    nice Advertisement, now where are the benches??
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  • elbert
    If its liquad cooled I hear the E5630 can also but no ideal how stable the xeon chip is at 5GHz. I would like to see some benchmarks of both beings the E5630 has 4mb more cache.
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  • someguynamedmatt
    Yay?

    You guys had better put out one helluva a lot of coverage when Bulldozer comes out...
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  • tacoslave
    it looks hideous though
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  • ginnai
    Without benchmark comparisons, 5+ gigs doesn't really mean much to me. This ad seems to appeals to only the wealthiest and most easily impressed. Air cooling is significantly cheaper (and less prone to leak lethal fluids onto my components) and offers plenty of OCing; my system is OC'ed 25% and idles 8 degrees above ambient.
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  • ginnai
    consumers do consume... in ways beyond eating.
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  • aznshinobi
    O.O do they realize Intel said you could OC a i7 2600K on big air to 4.9ghz?
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  • aaron88_7
    someguynamedmattYay?You guys had better put out one helluva a lot of coverage when Bulldozer comes out...Or instead we should say, AMD better put out one helluva processor if they expect to stay relevant. Currently these 'midrange' chips are outperforming AMDs flagship 6 core processor. That's really bad if you're AMD, they need to prove they can compete.
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  • ien2222
    rpgplayernice Advertisement, now where are the benches??Really? This is the news section, Origin announced, Toms reported, don't be such an ass.
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  • englandr753
    Hopefully AMD can compete with the SB chips. If not, they had at least reposition themselves to trade blows with the 1st gen I7 CPUs to be able to force Intel to keep their pricing structure in a reasonable range. Otherwise be prepared to pay alot more for those shiny new SB chips as the upper range CPUs are released.

    I have to say this is an exciting year to see new CPUs get released and see how well you fight off the needless urge to upgrade again!
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