Origin PC Revealed Big O, a Gaming PC and Xbox 360 HybridBy Dipankar Das, Gaea News Network
Tuesday, September 7, 2010
Origin PC has unveiled a new Gaming PC called the Big O. This is actually a hybrid of gaming PC and an Xbox 360 slim which is supposed to provide fastest computer hardware on the market. So, if you are a hardcore gamers you can game on the integrated Xbox 360 slim while your pc is busy for other tasks. The unit is powered by Intel Xeon X5680 processors and each processor has six-cores, twelve threads, supports ECC memory. And the Big O has two of these powerful CPUs and they’ve been overclocked to run very high speed 4.3GHz. It also comes with a massive amount of RAM ie 24GBs of Corsair GT 2000MHz memory. It starts with a high price tag of $7,669.
This desktop is expected to be one of the largest and heaviest on the market. In order to maintain a decent temperature, Origin has liquid cooled both the PC side and the Xbox 360 Slim side. Each system is built so that the Xbox 360 ports are never blocked, and each can run the PC side and the Xbox 360 side at the same time, so that you can game on your console while someone else games on your computer LCD. The Big O has the EVGA’s GeForce® GTX 480 FTW graphics cards, which delivers superb graphical power