OriginPC Goes Professional with New Workstation

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OriginPC is known for two things: enthusiast-level systems and a near-ridiculous amount of customization options. But as I discovered on the E3 2018 show floor, the company is hoping to be known for something totally different. In a few weeks, the company will be launching its first workstation the NT-15Q, complete with Nvidia Quadro graphics. No word yet on pricing, but Origin was willing to share a few details.

 

OriginPC NT-15Q-1If the NT-15Q looks familiar, that's because it borrows heavily from the Eon15-S' slim, lightweight frame. No word on the exact dimensions yet, but it does cut a handsome profile with its black chassis with silver chrome highlights. It's definitely thin enough to easily slide into my backpack and seems light enough that I wouldn't mind carrying around in my backpack for a day or two.

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When it launches, the NT15Q's starting configuration will feature a 1920 x 1080 display. However, that can be configured up to a 4K panel for people that want a super high-resolution panel. The laptop can also be configured with up to 32GB of RAM. The initial systems will ship with a last-gen Intel Kaby Lake processor, but will upgrade to Coffee Lake in the next few months.

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In other OriginPC news, the company is expanding its HD UV Texture printing service. It's a form of digital printing that utilizes ultraviolet light to quickly dry the ink. The quick dry prevents any ink spread, resulting in finer details and a measure of stain and fade resistance. So just how custom is Origin willing to get? They showed off a laptop with a stunning vista from Final Fantasy XV on an Eon15-S lid. No word on how much something like that would cost, but it's definitely a cool option for people looking for a truly custom system.

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