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HP joins the 10-series GPU Gaming PC and Notebook race with new additions to the OMEN lineup

HP joins the 10-series GPU Gaming PC and Notebook race with new additions to the OMEN lineup

by LouisAugust 18, 2016
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They may not be the first choice in Gaming hardware but they sure wouldn’t want to be last.

One of the established names in the info-tech industry, Hewlett Packard will not be left out in the Gaming and Enthusiast hardware race as they introduce new additions to their recently announced OMEN line which is solely focused on producing high-tier PC hardware.

While they may not be the first choice when it the terms “gaming hardware/peripherals” are mentioned, they certainly would not want to be the last as their latest additions, the OMEN X Desktop and their new OMEN Notebook comes with 6th Generation Intel Core Processors and 10-series NVIDIA Graphic Processing Units and are all gaeared for Virtual Reality technology, the new OMEN X Gaming Desktop will also feature a Radeon counterpart, with the OMEN X 900-10 model equipped with the Radeon RX 480 GPU.

All new additions to the OMEN lineup are planned to be made available for order later this week at HP.com with select retailers to be able to have their hands on the OMEN X Desktop this coming October 2016. HP also plans to separately distribute the OMEN X Desktop Chassis for enthusiasts, and as well as other configurations for both the OMEN X Desktop, and the OMEN 17.3 10-series Laptop.

Product Specifications

OMEN X Gaming Desktop

OMEN X

NVIDIA 10-Series Configuration (Model 900-030)

Operating System Windows 10 Home
Processor 6th generation Intel Core™ i7-6700K processor
Graphics NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphics card with 8 GB GDDR5X dedicated memory
Memory 16 GB DDR4-2133 SDRAM memory (2×8 GB)
Storage Hard Drive:
2 TB 7200RPM SATA hard drive
SSD:
256 GB PCIe NVMe™ M.2 Solid State Drive
USB Ports 10 (8 x 3.0 , 2 x USB 3.0 Type-CT
Wireless Wireless LAN 802.11a/b/g/n/ac (2×2) and Bluetooth® 4.2 M.2

Radeon RX 480 Configuration (Model 900-010)

Operating System Windows 10 Home
Processor 6th generation Intel Core™ i7-6700K processor
Graphics AMD Radeon RX 480 graphics card with 4 GB GDDR5 dedicated memory
Memory 8 GB DDR4-2133 SDRAM memory (1×8 GB)
Storage Hard Drive:
2 TB 7200RPM SATA hard drive
SSD:
256 GB PCIe NVMe™ M.2 Solid State Drive
USB Ports 10 (8 x 3.0 , 2 x USB 3.0 Type-C
Wireless Wireless LAN 802.11a/b/g/n/ac (2×2) and Bluetooth® 4.2 M.2

 

OMEN 17.3″ Notebook

OMEN X Notebook

Operating System Windows 10 Home
Processor 6th generation Intel Core™ i7-6700HQ Processor
Graphics NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (8GB GDDR5 dedicated)
Display 15.6-inch diagonal UHD IPS UWVA anti-glare WLED-backlit (3840x 2160)
Memory 16 GB DDR4 SDRAM (2 DIMM)
Storage 512 GB PCIe NVMe™ M.2 Solid State Drive
Wireless  2×2 802.11ac WLAN and Bluetooth
Input Full-size island-style backlit keyboard with numeric keypad

Pricing

The OMEN X Gaming Desktop will have its starting price via HP.com at USD 1,799 with the OMEN 17.3″ Notebook to have a starting price of USD 1,599.99, enthusiasts can also purchase the OMEN X’s chassis via HP.com with a starting price of USD 599.99.

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Louis
Gaming know it all, dresses like a thug at conventions, loves to spam Spiritbreaker in Dota 2, and only owns video games because of free keys and game codes.
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