Dominate the game with OMEN

By Kurtis Chan on Jul 21, 2017

From the left: Crystal Maiden, Winter Chan, Kym Lim – Managing Director of HP PPS Sales Sdn Bhd, Stacey Gan – Market Development Manager for Consumer PC of HP PPS Sales Sdn Bhd and Lina the Slayer
From the left: Crystal Maiden, Winter Chan, Kym Lim – Managing Director of HP PPS Sales Sdn Bhd, Stacey Gan – Market Development Manager for Consumer PC of HP PPS Sales Sdn Bhd and Lina the Slayer

Redesigned and re-engineered from the ground up to give e-Sports athletes and competitive gamers the edge and confidence required to perform at the highest level, the highly anticipated OMEN by HP line of products was launched today in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, namely the new OMEN 15 and OMEN 17 laptops, as well as the OMEN Desktop.

OMEN 15 & OMEN 17

OMEN 17
OMEN 17
OMEN 15
OMEN 15

The OMEN by HP 15 and OMEN by HP 17 laptops were completely reinvented and redesigned this year to offer gamers a design built with more expansion capabilities, additional ports, and more VR compatibility. With all that in mind, two performance packed laptops with exceptional gaming capabilities were created to help ensure gamers will be able to play the latest games on-the-go.

The OMEN 15 is available with a wide range of options designed to deliver performance, optimize the gaming experience, enhance gameplay and limit outside distractions. The OMEN 17 supports some of the fastest technologies available today to help ensure gamers can push high frame-rates on the latest AAA games with a broad range of options targeted at delivering unprecedented performance across all aspects of gaming.

OMEN 15
OMEN 15

OMEN by HP 15 Laptop

Operating System1

Windows 10 Home

Processor2

Intel® Core™ i7-7700HQ (2.8 GHz base frequency9, up to 3.8 GHz with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology10, 6 MB cache, 4 cores)

Chipset

Intel® HM175

Integrated Graphics


NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050 (4 GB GDDR5 dedicated)

NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050 Ti (4 GB GDDR5 dedicated)

 

Display3

 

15.6" diagonal FHD 120 Hz IPS anti-glare WLED-backlit (1920 x 1080)

 

Standard Memory

DDR4 System Memory with Dual Channel Memory Support – up to 16GB max supported - User accessible/upgradable

Storage

Up to 1 TB 7200 rpm SATA SSHD

Up to 1 TB 7200 rpm SATA; 256 GB PCIe® NVMe™ M.2 SSD  

Networking/Wireless2, 4

Integrated 10/100/1000 GbE LAN

802.11b/g/n/ac (2x2) Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth® 4.2 combo

Media Card

1 multi-format SD media card reader

I/O ports2

GTX 1050/1050Ti : 1 USB 3.1 Type-C™ (HP Sleep and Charge, Data up to 5Gb/s, Display Port 1.2)

3 USB 3.1 Gen 1 (1 HP Sleep and Charge)

1 Mini DisplayPort™
1 HDMI
1 RJ-45

1 Headphone/Microphone Combo

1 Microphone-in

Webcam/MIC

HP Wide Vision HD Camera
Dual array digital microphone

Audio

Bang & Olufsen
Dual speakers
HP Audio Boost

Security

Kensington MicroSaver® lock slot

Keyboard/Touchpad

Full-size island-style backlit keyboard with numeric keypad
Touchpad with multi-touch gesture support

Power/Battery5

150W AC power adapter (GTX 1050/1050Ti)

200W AC power adapter (GTX 1060) cell, 70 Wh Li-ion polymer
Support battery fast charge, Approximately 90% in 90 minutes8

Software2,6

Multimedia & Entertainment 

HP Audio Switch

 

Product Support

HP Support Assistant, User Guide Documentation, Recovery Manager, McAfee LiveSafe (Free 12 months)**, HP 3D DriveGuard(HDD only), HP Sure Connect, HP JumpStart

 

Productivity & Lifestyle

1 month trial for new Microsoft® Office 365 customers, Dropbox7, HP Orbit11, HP ePrint, OMEN Command Center

Dimensions (mm) /Weight (kg)

388.5 mm (W) x 275.5 mm (D) x 24.8 mm (H) / from 2.568 kg (SSD)

OMEN 17
OMEN 17

OMEN by HP 17 Laptop

Operating System1

Windows 10 Home

Processor2

Intel® Core™ i7-7700HQ (2.8 GHz base frequency9, up to 3.8 GHz with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology10, 6 MB cache, 4 cores)

Chipset

Intel® HM175

Integrated Graphics

NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1070 (8 GB GDDR5 dedicated)

Display3

 

17.3" diagonal FHD 120 Hz IPS anti-glare WLED-backlit (1920 x 1080)

NVIDIA G-SYNC™ technology (for GTX 1060/1070 only)

Standard Memory

DDR4 System Memory with Dual Channel Memory Support – up to 32GB max supported - User accessible/upgradable

Storage


Up to 1 TB 7200 rpm SATA; 256 GB PCIe® NVMe™ M.2 SSD

Networking/Wireless2, 4

Integrated 10/100/1000 GbE LAN

802.11b/g/n/ac (2x2) Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth® 4.2 combo

Media Card

1 multi-format SD media card reader

I/O ports2

GTX 1060/1070: 1Thunderbolt™ 3 (Data up to 40Gb/s, DP1.2, HP Sleep and Charge)


3 USB 3.1 Gen 1 (1 HP Sleep and Charge)
1 Mini DisplayPort™

1 HDMI
1 RJ-45

1 Headphone/Microphone Combo

1 Microphone-in

Webcam/MIC

HP Wide Vision HD Camera
Dual array digital microphone

Audio

Bang & Olufsen
Dual speakers
HP Audio Boost

Security

Kensington MicroSaver® lock slot

Keyboard/Touchpad

Full-size island-style backlit keyboard with numeric keypad
Touchpad with multi-touch gesture support

Power/Battery5

230 W AC power adapter (1060/1070)
8-cell, 86 Wh Li-ion (1060/1070)
Support battery fast charge, Approximately 90% in 90 minutes8

Software2,6

Multimedia & Entertainment 

HP Audio Switch

 

Product Support

HP Support Assistant, User Guide Documentation, Recovery Manager, McAfee LiveSafe (Free 12 months)**, HP 3D DriveGuard(HDD only), HP Sure Connect, HP JumpStart

 

Productivity & Lifestyle

1 month trial for new Microsoft® Office 365 customers, Dropbox7, HP Orbit11, HP ePrint, OMEN Command Center

Dimensions (mm) /Weight (kg)

423 mm (W) x 304 mm (D) x 33 mm (H) / from 3.732 kg (SSD)

OMEN by HP Desktop

The latest OMEN Desktop is designed for the true performance gamer with features to enhance functionality and usability. OMEN X products are overbuilt and over-engineered hardware meant to deliver bold innovation in the gaming space, and the OMEN Desktop leverages key features from the OMEN X desktop to provide gamers the ultimate experience. Thus, the new OMEN Desktop brings the ability to accommodate new hardware combinations, including easy upgrades because of HP's use of primarily industry standard parts, and leverages improved cooling to allow gamers to push the system's limits.

OMEN by HP Desktop

Operating System1

Windows 10 Home

Chipset

Intel Kabylake Z170 Motherboard (Tampa)

Intel Kabylake H270 Motherboard (Naples)

Graphics

NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1070 (8 GB GDDR5 dedicated)

 

Standard Memory


16GB DDR4-2400 (2x8GB) UDIMM

 

Memory Sockets:
4 DDR4 DIMM (288-pin)

Hard Drive

2TB 7200 RPM SATA 6G 3.5 HDD

 

Optical Drive

DVD-Writer5

Networking/Wireless2,3

 

Integrated 10/100/1000 GbE LAN
802.11a/b/g/n/ac (2x2) Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth® 4.2 Combo6, 7

Media Card

3-in-1 memory card reader

I/O ports2

Top I/O: 2x USB3.0 Type A, 2x USB3.0 Type C™

1x Top Combo Audio Jack

 

Rear I/O: 4x USB3.0 Type A, 2x USB2.0 Type A

1x HDMI-out (HMDI 1.4+HDCP2.2), 1xDP v1.2

1x SPDIF, 3x Audio Jack Line-out

Audio

DTS Headphone:X™

DTS Studio Sound™

Lighting

Red Lighting

Power

500 W Bronze efficiency power supply

Security

Kensington Lock slot

Firmware TPM 2.0

Software4

Multimedia & Entertainment
Cyberlink Power Media Player10

Product Support
McAfee LiveSafe (1 year subscription)12, HP Support Assistant, HP Recovery Manager, HP Jumpstart, HP Audio Switch, HP Sure Connect, OMEN Command Center

Productivity & Lifestyle
Bing Search, HP ePrint Driver, Dropbox10, HP Orbit11

Dimensions/Weight

192 mm (L) x 442.1 mm (W)  x 417.2 mm (D)/ From 17.6 kg

Everything mentioned above is now available to purchase. The OMEN 15 retails at RM4,499, while the much more powerful OMEN 17 is priced at RM8,899. As for the OMEN Desktop, you can own one now for RM5,999.

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Kurtis Chan
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Assistant Editor at Gamehubs who is an e-Sports enthusiast (mainly on League of Legends and Overwatch). Still saving up for a PS4.....
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