The manufacturer HP has presented its new laptops for gaming both for more demanding players with graphics (the line OMEN) and those who want a more affordable product (the range loser), the monitor gaming OMEN 25i and a software to do streaming with friends called OMEN OASIS, included in the software of these devices.
Let’s start with the most powerful computers. The OMEN 16, 16 inches, arrive in Spain from August from 1299 and can be configured as follows:
- Processor: Hasta Intel Core i7-11800H o AMD Ryzen 9 5900 HX de 8 ncleos.
- Graphics card: Up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 8GB or a graphics based on AMD RDNA 2 architecture.
- RAM: Up to 32GB of 3200MHz DDR4.
- Storage: 1 TB PCIe Gen 4×47 SSD or two 1 TB PCIe SSD with Raid 0 support.
The OMEN 17 It is the most powerful laptop to date of the brand, will be available from August for 1599 and has the following:
- Processor: Hasta Intel Core i9-11900H.
- Graphic card: Up to 16 GB Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080.
- RAM: Up to 32GB DDR4 3200MHz.
- Memory: Up to 1TB PCIe Gen 4×4 SSD or two 1TB PCIe SSD with Raid 0 support.
The IPS screen of both models has resolucin 2K (2560×1440) and have a refresh rate of 165 Hz and a response time of 3 milliseconds; They are Eyesafe certified. The kind of 17 inch has optical mechanical keyboard. HP claims to have introduced thermal cooling improvements on both models, and the ability to easily expand the SSD and RAM via a panel at the bottom of both laptops.
Victus: an affordable gaming laptop
Regarding the loser, it is a 16-inch (2K) laptop “created to give gamers an experience gaming accessible, but advanced. “Be available in August from 799 in three colors different (gray, blue and white), with backlit keyboard and with the following features:
- Processor: Hasta Intel Core i7-11800H o AMD Ryzen 7 5800 de 8 ncleos.
- Graphics card: Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 6 GB o AMD Radeon RX 5500 M.
- RAM: Up to 32GB of DDR4 3200 MHz memory.
- Storage: A 1 TB Gen4 PCIe SSD or two RAID 0 SSDs, with optional Intel Optane memory.
HP claims to have used recycled materials for the Victus by HP 16, “sustainable with recycled plastic from the bottom of the sea” for the speaker housings and the bottom base of the chassis. In the OMEN uses recycled aluminum and recycled plastic post-consumer in certain areas of the laptop.
Omen 25i, a 1080p screen with FreeSync and G-Sync
Finally, the monitor gaming OMEN 25i it’s a screen of 24.5 inch with resolution 1080p which has a refresh rate of 165 Hz, a response time of 1 ms and the technologies AMD FreeSync Premium Pro y Nvidia G-Sync. The IPS panel has VESA DisplayHDR 400, DCI-P3 90%, 400 nit brightness and 8-bit true color. Connects by DisplayPort 1.4 o HDMI 2.0 and it has 2 USB-A 3.2, a USB-B and jack.
Own technologies included Dynamic Crosshair (“the most customizable in the world” according to the brand), Edge Precision for smooth and sharp angles, and a mode Games Remastered which applies enhancement filters to lower-resolution games on both computers and consoles connected by HDMI. Be available in August at a starting price of 269 euros.