HP introduced three new Omen and Victus series gaming laptops from HP, all with AMD Ryzen or Intel Core CPUs as well as the Nvidia Geforce RTX 30 or AMD RX 6000M.
US computer maker Hewlett Packard is reorganizing its gaming division. So there’s now the affordable Victus by HP branding, a lightweight version of the Omen gaming laptops that’s still on offer. The first model is called Victus by HP 16 and it offers one QHD maximum screen with 16 inches and 165Hz plus 300 nits of brightness. A maximum of one GPU for a Nvidia Geforce RTX 3060 laptop with 80W TGP can be installed in the Victus by HP 16, with the addition of CPUs from AMD or Intel. Alternatively, there will also be model releases with the AMD Radeon RX 5500M. Start is configured with the Geforce MX350. Pricing, the Victus by HP 16 starts at $ 799 with an AMD processor or $ 849 with an Intel CPU. More power up to the RTX 3070 laptop GPU with 115W TGP HP Omen 16 introduces. The 16-inch HD screen offers 144Hz, while the WQHD screen with 165Hz is also available at an additional cost.
What does the new HP Omen 16 and Omen 17 offer?
As a processor, you can choose from different Intel Tiger Lake H45 models, as the Core i7-11800H processor is installed with a maximum of eight cores and a maximum of 4.6 GHz. Alternatively, the HP Omen 16 will also be available with the AMD Ryzen 5000 starting in June. AMD Ryzen 9 5900 HX unit can be installed max. Instead of Geforce RTX 3070 Mobile GPU, Radeon graphics chip based on RDNA2 can also be selected. As a result, the HP Omen 16 is the first 16-inch laptop with the RX 6000M. According to HP, AMD equipment with Ryzen CPU and Radeon GPU supports Smart Access Memory. Overall, HP offers two different Omen models, which differ in terms of display size and features.
- The HP Omen 16 comes optionally with Intel Tiger Lake H up to Core i7-11800H or AMD Ryzen Cezanne up to Ryzen 9 5900HX and with up to 32 GB of DDR4 RAM and a maximum of 1 TB PCI Express 3.0 SSD (with Ryzen processor) or PCI Express 4.0 SSD (only for Intel CPUs). Two PCI Express SSDs can also be installed in a RAID 0 array. Available graphics chipset are RTX 3050 Ti Laptop GPU, RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, or RTX 3070 Laptop GPU with 115W TGP or Radeon RX 6000M. Prices start at $ 1049 for AMD models, with an Intel CPU running another $ 100.
- The HP Omen 17 dispenses with Ryzen processors and offers a maximum Intel Core i9-11900H in return. The various RTX 30 models even use the RTX 3080 laptop GPU with 150W TGP plus a 15W dynamic boost as the graphics chipset in the 17.3in laptop. Optical switches on the mechanical keyboard with new RGB lighting. The storage device is identical to the Omen 16. The HP Omen 17 starts at $ 1,369.
This provides more performance than the HP Omen 16 17- Call. HP does not use Ryzen processors and is exclusively based on Tiger Lake H45. 17.3 ” laptop installed maximum Intel Core i9-11900H processor. Additionally, you get a Geforce RTX 3080 Mobile GPU with 165W TGP on demand. The 17.3-inch screen comes with WQHD resolution and 165Hz. HP’s three new gaming laptops should be available starting in June.
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Range of new HP gaming laptops:
- HP introduced three new gaming laptops. Prices for the base models range from $ 799 to $ 1,369.
- The entry point is Victus by HP 16 with Intel or AMD processor, 16 ”screen and up to 165Hz and Nvidia Geforce MX350 or RTX 3060 Laptop GPU or AMD Radeon RX 5500M.
- The HP Omen 16, available with various CPUs up to Intel Core i7-11800H or AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, provides more performance. In addition, either different versions of the RTX 30 models are installed up to the RTX 3070 Portable GPU (115W TGP) or the Radeon RX 6000M. Prices for the HP Omen 16 start at $ 1,049.
- The largest model is the HP Omen 17 with 17.3 inch WQHD display with 165Hz and various Intel processors from Tiger Lake H series through Core i9-11900H. A maximum of one GPU can be installed for the Nvidia Geforce RTX 3080 laptop with a 165W TGP graphics chip. Starts at $ 1,369.
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