OMEN by HP 15.6-inch Review

Latest pricing, specs and OMEN by HP 15.6-inch gaming laptop review. How many PC games will it run? Is it a good choice for a PC gamer? Should you buy this laptop?

This HP laptop features a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti graphics card, an Intel Core i5-8300H CPU and 12 GB of RAM.

You get a 15.6 inch screen laptop, which for a gaming setup is midsize. The PC weight is 5 lb (2.27 kg).

As for price this is a comparatively cheap gaming laptop under $1000.

This gaming laptop can run Fortnite, Minecraft and PUBG - some of the the biggest PC games at a recommended level. But unfortunately it won't run games like Apex Legends and GTA V. PCGameBenchmark reviews are based on how many of the best PC games a PC can run. This laptop can run 754 of the top 1000 games - so we give it a 75% rating.

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OMEN by HP 15.6-inch
PCGameBenchmark Rating: 44%

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OMEN by HP 15.6-inch Specs

CPU

Intel Core i5-8300H

GPU

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti

RAM (Memory)

12 GB RAM

Screen Size

15.6 inches (39 centimeters)

Screen Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels (1080p FHD)

Weight

5 lb (2.27 kg)

Dimensions (L x W x H)

26.16 cm x 36.07 cm x 2.54 cm
10.3 in x 14.2 in x 1 in

Brand

HP

Model Number

3WL23UA#ABA

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OMEN by HP 15.6-inch PC Gaming Performance

This computer will run 446 of the top PC games. Use PCGameBenchmark's Rate My PC service to test your current set up and set how it compares.

Which games can it run?

Can It Run GTA 5?

This HP gaming laptop doesn't meet the recommended system requirements for GTA 5 but it can play the game with lowered settings.

Can It Run Fortnite?

This HP gaming laptop doesn't meet the recommended system requirements for Fortnite but it can play the game with lowered settings.

Can It Run Apex Legends?

This HP gaming laptop doesn't meet the recommended system requirements for Apex Legends but it can play the game with lowered settings.

OMEN by HP 15.6-inch Features

  • Play the latest games, including Fortnite, PUBG, and Overwatch, from anywhere-without sacrificing performance
  • 8th Generation Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-8300H Processor, Quad-Core, 2.3GHz up to 4.0GHz for top gaming performance
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (4 GB GDDR5 dedicated). 15.6-inch diagonal FHD IPS BrightView micro-edge WLED-backlit (1920 x 1080)
  • 12 GB DDR4-2666 SDRAM (upgradable with 2 accessible memory slots). 128 GB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD. 1 TB 7200 RPM SATA HDD
  • Dragon Red backlit keyboard, full size directional arrow keys, and illuminated WASD keys for instant recognition
  • Battery life: Up to 10 hours and 45 minutes (mixed usage); up to 6 hours and 30 minutes (video playback); up to 5 hours and 30 minutes (wireless streaming)
  • Dimensions and weight (unpackaged): 14.17 inches (W) x 10.35 inches (D) x 0.98 inch (H); 5.40 pounds
  • Operating system: Windows 10 Home

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