At the Amplify Partner Conference, HP announced its latest line-up of gaming hardware and software designed to bring gamers everything they need to enjoy the games they love. The new OMEN Transcend 16 Laptop, OMEN 16 Laptop, Victus 16 Laptop, and a vast range of stunning OMEN monitors offer casual, hobbyist, lifestyle, and hardcore gamers the power and flexibility to play and work hard. To bring everything together, new enhancements in OMEN Gaming Hub offer a variety of performance and personalization features.
People everywhere seek devices that can adapt to hybrid play and work. Sixty-two percent of gamers prefer a PC that fits their entire life instead of being used for gaming only. With a billion new gamers entering the space in the last seven years and 84 percent of them using games to connect with others with similar interests, gaming devices enable access to countless games and corresponding communities.
“The gaming world continues to grow in popularity, plunging more people into exciting and immersive worlds to escape, compete, and connect with others,” said Gagan Singh, General Manager of HyperX and Head of HP Gaming Strategy. “HP is enhancing and expanding a world-class ecosystem of hardware and software, designed to empower gamers and deliver the best experiences whether they’re gaming, creating, or connecting with friends and communities.”
Blazing Fast Gameplay with Cutting-Edge Power to Create
Lifestyle gamers want hybrid devices that give them the power to play the most demanding AAA games and performance to handle most graphically intensive creative activities including multitasking, accelerate 3D models rendering, or when using powerful creative tools like Adobe software suite. The OMEN Transcend 16 Laptop was built for gaming and creation with a cutting-edge screen, premium slim chassis, and high-end internal components.
Extreme Performance to Play Anything
HP is also announcing the next generation OMEN 16 Laptop for hardcore gamers. This is the most powerful OMEN 16 yet, with a gen-over-gen improvement of 119 percent FPS in Cyberpunk 2077. It is powered by up to a 13th Gen Intel Core i9-13900HX mobile processor or up to an AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS mobile processor11 for ultra-fast in-game computations. Graphics powered by up to an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4080 Laptop GPU ensures every pixel is rendered at lighting speeds on up to a QHD 240Hz display with a 3ms response time.
Seamless Ecosystem with HyperX
Seamless connectivity is a critical part of any gamer’s wireless headset experience. For the first time, HyperX and OMEN together engineered the world’s first1 gaming laptops with an embedded module for intuitive audio pairing and ultra-low latency solution via a bundled HyperX Cloud II Core Wireless Gaming Headset option2. Enabled on OMEN Transcend 16 Laptop and OMEN 16 Laptop, this quick and easy configuration allows for anyone to step into a seamless gaming experience with impeccable audio out of the box.
HyperX gaming headsets, keyboards, mice, and microphones complement all the announced OMEN and Victus products for the ultimate gaming ecosystem.
High-Performance Mainstream Gaming
Ninety percent of Gen Z reports regularly playing and engaging with games, and Generation Alpha cites gaming as making up the quantity of leisure time at 21 percent. These audiences need a device that adapts to how they play and live and the Victus 16 Laptop delivers this with high performance in a mainstream device. Elevated through OMEN Dynamic Power, users can start their gaming journeys with the flexibility for schoolwork, entertainment, and content creation.
New Gaming Monitor Portfolio
No matter how people use their monitors – for PC or console gaming, work, entertainment, or some fun content creation – HP’s new OMEN monitor line-up of monitors is offered in a wide range of sizes and features designed for today’s hybrid life.
The showpiece of the new line-up is the OMEN 27k Gaming Monitor. With one-in-four gamers using their displays plugged into a console, it adds HDMI 2.1 support, allowing for seamless, easy gameplay on next-gen consoles. It also showcases OMEN’s first-ever KVM switch to enable the control of multiple devices, be it a PC, laptop, or console, via one keyboard, monitor, and mouse. The OMEN 27k also delivers an ultra-premium experience including 4K resolution, color gamut up to DCI-P3 95%8, a fast 144 Hz refresh rate8, and ARGB lighting.
The OMEN 24, OMEN 27, OMEN 27q, OMEN 32q, and OMEN 32c gaming monitors all come with the industry standard 165Hz refresh rate8, and plug and play connectivity. The OMEN 27s and OMEN 27qs contain the same features but up to a 240Hz refresh rate8 to push frames in competitive play. Designed for those who want to feel widely immersed in grand-scale games and MMOs or utilize added workspace in content creation or spreadsheets, the OMEN 34c offers a 1500r curved screen with a 21:9 aspect ratio8.
Optimize, Personalize, and Play with OMEN Gaming Hub
All products announced today are enhanced with powerful new OMEN Gaming Hub features for optimized and personalized PC experiences for gamers and creators. Beginning with Processor Core Affinity Optimization within OMEN Optimizer, users will experience up to a 10 percent improvement in FPS. This adds up quickly during gameplay to create a smoother, more reliable experience. The addition of ECO Mode yields up to 20 percent longer battery life and up to a 7 dB reduction in fan noise in OMEN and Victus Laptops for quieter gaming sessions and extended battery life. Combined with other features such as Performance Mode, Network Booster, System Vitals, and an integrated Cloud Gaming solution with NVIDIA’s GeForce NOW high-performance cloud gaming service, OMEN Gaming Hub enables your gaming devices to work better together for a more enjoyable and seamless experience.