HP Omen 17 Review and Specifications

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Overview

For the most part, gaming laptops are made to look aggressive, with angular bodies, multicolored lights on the lid and keyboard and big stylized fan vents. You might also find extra buttons or other controls on the keyboard deck, making these systems appear more like a mobile command center than a laptop. HP, however, took more of an “iron fist in a velvet glove” approach with the HP Omen 17. For the Omen, it’s mainly the components on the inside that make it a gaming system.

Gaming laptops have little purpose to envy their desktop counterparts anymore, and the HP Omen 17 ($1,299 starting, $1,799 as reviewed) exhibits why. This beastly notebook’s Nvidia GTX 1070 graphics card and Intel Core i7 processor allow it to deal with gorgeous-looking PC video games and virtual reality with equal aplomb, and it appears great as well. If you can live with any heat and fan noise, the HP Omen 17 is, without a doubt, one of the best laptops for enjoying compromise-free gaming on the go.

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HP Omen 17 – Specifications


Display15.6-inch Ultra-HD (3840 x 2160 pixels) Anti-Glare
Dimensions16.3 x 10.98 x 1.17 inches
Weight6.28 pounds
Processor6th-gen Intel Core i7-6700HQ processor
Operating SystemWindows 10 Home
RAM16 GB DDR4
Storage512 GB SSD
Secondary Storage1 TB HDD
GraphicsNvidia GeForce GTX 1070
Video Memory8 GB
Networking
  • Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260 802.11a/b/g/n/ac (2×2) WiFi
  • Bluetooth Version 4.2
AudioBang & Olufsen Dual speakers
Ports
  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0
  • USB 2.0
  • HDMI
  • RJ-45
  • Headphone-out/microphone-in combo jack
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Features
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-7700HQ Quad Core Processor (6MB Cache, 2.8GHz-3.8GHz) 45W
  • RAM: 16GB DDR4-2400 | Hard Drive: 512GB Intel 600p NVMe SSD (up to 1775MB/s read and 560MB/s...
  • Optical Drive: None | Operating System: Windows 10 Home x64
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 8GB GDDR5 | Display: 17.3" diagonal UHD IPS UWVA...
  • 7th Gen. Intel i7-7700HQ Quad Core processor (6MB Cache, 2.8GHz-3.8GHz) Kaby Lake, Windows 10
  • 16GB DDR4-2133 SDRAM (2x8GB), 1 TB 7200 rpm SATA + 512GB PCIe® NVMeTM M.2 SSD
  • 17.3" UHD 4K IPS UWVA anti-glare WLED-backlit (3840 x 2160), NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050(4GB GDDR5...
  • SuperMulti DVD burner; Full Size Red Backlit Keyboard; 2 USB 3.1 Gen 1 (Data transfer only); 1...
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Work harder, train longer, and rise up to the relentless competition. Equipped with powerful hardware and a venomous design, the OMEN Laptop is ready for the challenge, anytime, anywhere. Go on, stake your claim. Quad-core Intel® CoreTM processors and NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX graphics. This powerful arsenal is ready for you to take on any challenge, including the most demanding AAA titles. Sense every pulse-pounding moment for a totally engrossing experience. With Audio by Bang & Olufsen and a 4K IPS display on select models, you can take your game to the next level. Hone your skills on a streamlined laptop designed to dominate any game. With a sleek profile and Dragon Red backlit keyboard, it's ready for the competition.

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  • EAN: 0787468136181
  • MPN: 787468136181
  • UPC: 787468136181
  • Model: Omen
  • Part Number: 787468136181
  • EAN: 0889894126948
  • UPC: 889894126948
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9 Total Score
Summary

The HP Omen 17 packs an impressive gaming and VR performance into a slick-looking and reasonably priced package. The only knocks against this system are the hot temps on the bottom and struggling touchpad.

Design
9
Keyboard and TouchPad
9
Display
8.5
Graphics and Gaming
9
Audio
9
Heat
8.5
Hardware and Performance
9
Battery Life
8.5
PROS
  • Slick design
  • Vibrant 4K display
  • Strong gaming performance
  • VR ready
CONS
  • Comparably low brightness
  • Struggling Touchpad
  • Hot temps on bottom
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