HP’s First OMEN X Laptop Announced

HP Inc. today unleashed its most powerful gaming laptop to date, the OMEN X by HP Laptop. Built for gaming enthusiasts and esports athletes seeking maximum performance, the OMEN X Laptop is engineered with the thermals to support unlocked CPUs to allow for overclocking, and factory-overclocked GPUs and memory options for superb gaming performance in a stunning design.

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Competitive gamers demand optimal and configurable desktop-level performance to deliver the best frame rates and responsiveness to beat the competition. They also crave a device that doesn’t compromise performance for mobility. Studying how gamers compete at the highest levels, HP created a device to respond to their needs, while delivering high-end components, advanced thermal solutions, fast and responsive displays, a fully customizable mechanical keyboard, and software tools that let gamers push the Omen X Laptop hardware to the limit.

 

Engineered for Gaming Performance
The latest AAA titles and esports tournaments require high-performing graphics and raw-computing horsepower, so HP packed the OMEN X Laptop with industry-leading technology and custom-tuning capabilities, including:

  • The OMEN Command Center Software to custom tune and push hardware to its limits, with the ability to manage CPU and RAM overclocking; move gaming network traffic with a network booster to reduce latency in online games1; and, customize system lighting to streamline gaming controls
  • Intel 7th gen unlocked Intel Core i7 CPU options, XMP memory options for memory overclocking and tested profiles up to DDR4-2800, and factory-overclocked graphics cards up to NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 – ideal for fast-paced or multi-player games running at 4K resolutions3
  • RAID0 SSD option for ultra-fast boot and game loading, PCIe SSD+HDD storage options for quick responsiveness and massive storage capacity, or standalone 1 TB 7200 rpm HDD option4
  • Thermal management to push high-end hardware beyond factory settings, including high-performance fans to increase airflow and an integrated vapor chamber with four 3.5 mm heat pipes improve heat transfer from the GPU and CPU to the four rear corner-mounted radiators

Designed for Immersion

Gaming is an immersive experience, so HP optimized the OMEN X Laptop to be VR ready on all configurations and includes features that enhance gameplay and limit outside distractions for full immersion:

  • Mechanical and RGB LED-per key backlit keyboard, including 2.5 mm travel with tactile feel and mechanical switches to provide instant feedback and clear indication when a key is pressed; RGB LED per key for customizable key maps; independent, programmable macro keys; and, N-Key rollover on every key for anti-ghosting functions
  • 17-inch diagonal 4K display option for ultimate high-resolution gaming, or 120Hz 1080p display options for fast refresh rates and smooth visuals; and all configurations are NVIDIA G-Sync enabled for reduced image tearing
  • DTS Headphone:X for simulated surround sound with any headset and premium sound featuring HP Dual Speakers with Audio by Bang & Olufsen
  • HP Audio Boost to ensure peak performance without overloading the speakers
  • A translucent window to see inside the laptop, along with custom lighting and an aluminum finish for a premium look and feel that can be personalized and customized for the individual gamer

Crafted for Expansion To give gamers a constant edge on the competition, the OMEN X Laptop is crafted for expansion with easy upgrading of the system capabilities or swapping parts:

  • Single access panel to HDD, SSDs, and RAM, so all end-user replaceable components are easily accessible Generous port selection with support for up to four external displays
  • Connect to a range of different gaming accessories with: three USB 3.0 Type A, two Thunderbolt 3 certified USB 3.1 TypeC, HDMI 2.0a with HDR support, Mini DisplayPort, RJ45 and a multi-format media card reader
  • Dual audio jack with separate microphone input and headset jacks (input/output) to support the latest gaming headsets or external speakers

The OMEN X Laptop is expected to be available in November at HP.com, starting at $1,199. For more information on OMEN X Laptop, visit www.hp.com/go/omenxlaptop

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