OMEN by HP 17-inch Review

Latest pricing, specs and OMEN by HP 17-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 1060 graphics card, an Intel Core i7-8750H CPU and 16 GB of RAM.

You get a large screen laptop at 17.3 inches and this of course has an impact on weight, with this big screen model coming in at 8 lb (3.63 kg).

As for price this is a mid-level gaming laptop under $1500.

This gaming laptop can run Fortnite, Apex Legends, Minecraft, PUBG and GTA V - some of the the biggest PC games at a recommended level. PCGameBenchmark reviews are based on how many of the best PC games a PC can run. This laptop can run 962 of the top 1000 games - so we give it a 96% rating.

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OMEN by HP 17-inch
PCGameBenchmark Rating: 91%

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OMEN by HP 17-inch Specs


Intel Core i7-8750H


NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060

RAM (Memory)


Screen Size

17.3 inches (43 centimeters)

Screen Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels (1080p FHD)


8 lb (3.63 kg)

Dimensions (L x W x H)

30.48 cm x 42.16 cm x 3.3 cm
12 in x 16.6 in x 1.3 in



Model Number


OMEN by HP 17-inch PC Gaming Performance

This computer will run 913 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 Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5)?

This HP gaming laptop can run Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5). It beats the system requirement on CPU, GPU and RAM.

Can It Run Fortnite?

This HP gaming laptop can run Fortnite. It beats the system requirement on CPU, GPU and RAM.

Can It Run Apex Legends?

This HP gaming laptop can run Apex Legends. It beats the system requirement on CPU, GPU and RAM.

OMEN by HP 17-inch Features

  • Processor: 8th Generation Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8750H Processor, 6-Core, 2.2GHz up to 4.1GHz
  • Video graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (6 GB GDDR5 dedicated)
  • Display: 17.3-inch diagonal FHD 144 Hz IPS anti-glare WLED-backlit (1920 x 1080)
  • Memory: 16 GB DDR4-2666 SDRAM (upgradable with 2 accessible memory slots)
  • Hard drive and solid-state drive: 1 TB 7200 RPM SATA hard drive + 128 GB PCIe NVMe M.2 Solid State Drive
  • Battery life: Up to 6 hours and 45 minutes (mixed usage); up to 5 hours (video playback); up to 4 hours and 15 minutes (wireless streaming)
  • Dimensions and weight (unpackaged): 16.65 inches (W) x 11.97 inches (D) x 1.30 inch (H); 8.33 pounds
  • Operating system: Windows 10 Home

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