By Ethan Dougherty
on 3.3.10

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Remember Alienware before it was acquired by Dell in 2006? Its goal was to create ridiculously powerful and customized PC’s for the gaming obsessed. Correction, its goal was to create custom PC’s for the filthy rich, and gaming obsessed. Well once the firm sold out, one of Alienware’s founders Kevin Wasielewski decided to found another boutique company focused on the same concept.

Dubbed “Origin”, the Eon18 is the first laptop to be produced by the company. Featuring a full-HD 18.4′ screen, a Blu-ray drive, digital out for 7.1 HD audio, support for dual Nvidia GeForceGTX 280M graphics processors, and up to three 160GB SSD for storage and 8GB of ram, this computer has mad scientist levels of power. That’s without even mentioning the maxed out processor capabilities this flaming lap gorilla can handle, which is described as an “Intel Core i7 Extreme Edition 975 Overclocked to 4.2GHZ LGA Quad-Core.” Needless to say your excel macros will run lickety-split.

Hell, with the infinite case customization options available, you could even buy a model that said “Runs Excel Macros Lickety-Split” in bright back lit letters complete with spreadsheet graffiti. Badass indeed.
Anyone interested in reading the full specs or seeing more shots should read on.

Buy Now: Starting at $1,785 – Skies The Limit

Full Specifications

Dimensions: (H)1.7″ x (W)17.25″ x (D)11.75″

Customization and Personalization:
• Customizable top cover ORIGIN logo
• Multi-color lights on ORIGIN top cover logo, front vent, and rear vent
• Unlimited color and design options on ORIGIN top cover

Hardware:
• Video Card: Up to SLI Dual 1GB GDDR3 NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 280M
• Display: 18.4″ Full HD 1920 x 1080 -(1080p) Wide L2,499CD (16:9 Aspect Ratio)
• Processor: Up to Intel® CoreTM 2 Extreme Quad QX9300 (12MB Cache, 1066MHz FSB)
• Memory: Up to 8GB Dual Channel DDR3 -1333Mhz
• Optical Drive: Up to Dual Layer Blu-ray Burner Combo (BD-R, DVD+-RW, CD-RW)
• Hard Drive: Up to three 160GB SSD
• RAID Configurations: RAID 0 and RAID 1
• Network Adapter: Built-In Wireless 802.11 a/g/draft-n
• Audio: Integrated High-Definition Audio with 4 Channel support
• Media Card Reader: Built-In 7-in-1 Media Card Reader (MMC/RSMMC/MS/MS Pro/MS Duo/SD/Mini-SD)
• TV Tuner: Built-In Digital TV Tuner with Remote (optional)
• Operating System: Genuine Windows® 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
• Keyboard:
• Full size keyboard w/ numeric pad
• Programmable Gaming Buttons (G1 -G8)
• Touch Sensitive Volume Control and Access Buttons
• Battery: 12-cell Lithium-Ion Battery
• Starting at price: $2,599

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