Origin PC takes “desktop replacement” seriously. Like the, and its ilk, the company’s Eon15-X and incorporate desktop CPU and GPUs into powerful but power-hungry laptops. Intended to move at most from outlet to outlet rather than from conference room to coffee shop, battery life takes a back seat to performance. The Eon15-X is a reasonably priced midrange model with midrange graphics and one headliner: It incorporates AMD’s latest desktop processors, including a 12-core Ryzen 9 3900.
- Extremely fast CPU
- Calibrated display
- Fans are loud except in Quiet mode, which is too slow
- No Thunderbolt 3 support and only one USB-C port
- Small right Shift key near arrow keys and trackpad placement result in accidental cursor movement
There are some advantages to using the desktop parts; for example, consumer mobile parts like the newand AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS, the latter in