HP’s latest gaming PC lineup includes additions to OMEN ecosystem, debut of Victus by HP

If you’re looking to refresh your PC game, HP has a new lineup that includes the OMEN 16, OMEN 17 and the customizable OMEN 25i Gaming Monitor. For players starting their PC gaming journey, the company also debuted Victus by HP, with a 16-inch laptop.

This Windows 10 portfolio is designed to entertain, connect and empower veteran gamers as well as enthusiast explorers.

OMEN 16 brings the latest games to life with the graphics power of up to an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU 8 GB or AMD RDNA 2 architecture-based graphics. Crush content with up to Intel Core i7-11800H7 or AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX8 series processors. Quickly use multiple apps with up to 32GB DDR4 3200 MHz. Meanwhile, battery capacity has increased up to 9 hours [1]. It’s expected to be available in June via HP.com and Best Buy for a starting price of $1,049.99.

OMEN 17 arrives with desktop-grade specs to help gamers progress through the latest AAA hits with up to an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 16 Laptop GPU GB with a TGP maximum up to 165W and up to Intel Core i9-11900H processor. Experience cooler and more comfortable play thanks to the addition of 24 more blades that are 17% thinner, which contributes to a -5°C reduction in temperature on the keyboard surface deck compared to the previous generation [2]. This is also the first OMEN Laptop to feature optical mechanical keys. On top of a tactile feel, the keys provide a 1.7mm travel distance with 0.2ms response time compared to traditional keys – which helps deliver an edge in one-on-one encounters. It’s expected to be available in June via HP.com and other retailers for a starting price of $1,369.99.

OMEN laptop open and facing left

For the first time on OMEN Laptops, experience color accurate low blue light with Eyesafe display certification by TÜVRheinlan to keep eyes fresh during extended gaming sessions. The bright visuals also shift to the keyboard with up to per-key RGB lighting with OMEN Gaming Hub Light Studio integration.

With Wi-Fi 6E and a built-in 1x Thunderbolt 4 port providing one universal port, online gaming does not miss a beat for hassle-free connectivity.

OMEN also offers a more sustainable PC made with ocean bound plastics and recycled materials. Both laptops use recycled aluminum for the keyboard surface, speaker boxes with a combination of post-consumer recycled and ocean bound plastic, and keycaps utilizing recycled plastic. Laptops are packaged with outer boxes and fiber cushions that are 100% sustainably sourced and recyclable.

Victus by HP in white with a V on the screen

Victus by HP 16 comes with options up to QHD14 165 Hz and Eyesafe low-blue light and fits snug atop a design that boasts a nearly 15-inch footprint for practical everyday portability. Pixels have never moved faster with graphics powered by up to an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU 6 GB and AMD Radeon RX 5500M.  Computing gameplay on the screen is lightning fast with options up to Intel Core i7-11800H or AMD Ryzen 7 5800H series processors along with up to 32 GB DDR4 3200 MHz memory. Wide rear vents add a visual flair on top of enhanced thermal efficiency, which is bolstered by five-way airflow and a four-heat pipe design. With a single SSD up to Gen4 1TB PCIe storage or Dual SSD supporting RAID 0, storage options are plentiful for gaming and other activities. It’s expected to be available in June via HP.com and other retailers for a starting price of $799.99.

The OMEN 25i Gaming Monitor is OMEN’s first gaming monitor to feature HP Eye Ease with Eyesafe certification to reduce eye stain while playing. This hardware enabled low-blue light solution is built right into the display, so there is no need to adjust settings or fret about a compromised color experience thanks to a 30% reduction of excessive blue light compared with a standard LCD display. With the Game Remastered Mode [3], relive old school PC games or hook up a console via HDMI to experience classics like never before. This monitor is expected to be available in July via HP.com and other retailers for a starting price of $349.99.

Head over to HP for more information.

[1] Based on HP Internal video playback testing in April 2021 with the new OMEN 16. New OMEN 16 configuration with Intel Core i7-11800H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060, 32GB RAM. Windows 10 battery life will vary depending on various factors including product model, configuration, loaded applications, features, use, wireless functionality and power management settings. The maximum capacity of the battery will naturally decrease with time and usage. See www.bapco.com for additional details.

[2] One hour testing on the same environment, same power delivery and same acoustic environment gen to gen comparison: New OMEN 17 41.4 degree on C deck and last gen OMEN 17 46.4 degree on C deck.

[3] Based on HP’s internal analysis of monitors marketed to gamers that have resolution enhancement for legacy games as of Jan. 5, 2021).


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