Origin PC Announced An Update To Its EVO15-S Gaming Laptop

Posted on Jan 4 2017 - 8:54pm by Tom Kenny

Origin PC announced a refreshed version of its Evo15-S laptop. What’s different about this newest generation is that it is packed to the gills with high-end hardware, including GeForce GTX 1060 GPU based on Pascal, yet is thinner and lighter than the ever before.

Evo15-S Display:

The new Evo15-S has a slim waistline measuring just 0.69-inch and weighs less than 4 pounds. Despite the enhanced portability, this is a VR-ready sys that combines the aforementioned GPU with an Intel Core i7-6700HQ processor and 16GB (2x8GB) of DDR4-2400 memory. That is plenty to power the system’s 15.6-inch 1920 x 1080 IPS display.


Evo15-S laptop

VR Ready:

In that thin and lightweight chassis gamers can opt for up to an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 GPU that’s gaming and VR ready. ‘Our EVO15-S changes the landscape of what’s possible with a high-performance thin and light laptop,’ said Kevin Wasielewski ORIGIN PC CEO and cofounder. ‘With desktop-class graphics that can handle VR headset and at just over a half-inch thick, the EVO15-S is the thinnest and lightest true gaming laptop I have ever seen.’

Evo15-S Features:

Connectivity options include a single USB type C 3.1 port, a single USB 2.0 ports, three USB 3.0 ports, and a SD card reader. The keyboard is fitted to the notebook is backlit and has anti-ghosting keys. Buyers can also option for laser etched or custom painted back panels with any color or design of the choice. The gaming notebook starts at $2,083.

Evo15-S Specs:

Product Origin PC EVO15-S
Display 15.6” FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS
Dimensions (L x W x H) 9.8 x 15 x 0.69 inches
Weight 4 lbs
Processor Intel Core i7-6700HQ
Graphics Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5
Memory 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2400
Storage 256GB M.2 NVMe SSD


Networking – Intel Dual-Band Wireless AC 8260

– Killer E2400 Gigabit LAN

Video Output -HDMI 2.0

– Mini DisplayPort 1.2

Ports – Headphone-Out

– Mic-In

– SD Card Reader

– USB 3.1 Type-C

– USB 3.0 x3 & USB 2.0

Starting MSRP $2,083