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HP Powers Ultimate Gaming Experiences at Home with Cutting-Edge Gaming Rigs, Display, and Command Center Updates

PALO ALTO, Calif., May 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Debuting a new OMEN look and feel, today HP unveiled the OMEN 25L and 30L Desktops, engineered for gaming performance, designed for immersion, and crafted for gaming expansion. Both desktops perfectly pair with the latest immersive OMEN 27i Gaming Monitor with powerful specs to enhance gaming experiences and let the action take center stage.

With people spending more time at home, gaming has increased dramatically as players look to find social connections and outlets for stress relief and entertainment. In late March 2020, Steam set a record with over 23.5 million concurrent active users, an increase of more than three million people compared to the then record number of users just two weeks prior3. The latest OMEN devices are built with powerful premium components and technology that addresses the mounting needs of all gamers, veterans and newcomers alike.

“The OMEN brand continues to evolve its identity and grow a world class ecosystem of hardware and software solutions in meaningful ways that address the needs of all gamers, especially at a time when socially connecting from home with friends and loved ones is so important,” said Kevin Frost, vice president and general manager, Consumer Personal Systems, HP Inc. “The latest OMEN Gaming Desktop adds components from Cooler Master, WD_Black from Western Digital, and expanded options from HyperX® which reinforces our commitment toward providing the best tools for progressing in your favorite games.”

A photo accompanying this announcement is available at https://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/fdecb7d4-206a-4689-b335-48a41a1f4027

ENGINEERED FOR GAMING PERFORMANCE AND EXPANDIBILITY

Built with refined thermals and a tool-less design for access to internals that adhere to microATX standards, the redesigned OMEN desktops offer gamers the choice of 25 and 30-liter options to allow for maximum flexibility when it comes to desired hardware. Multiple chassis options including a 30L model that has a tempered-glass front bezel and EMI-coated glass side panel, the desktops yield a gorgeous aesthetic and highlights the interior’s diligent cable routing and color consistency. The new desktops deliver:

  • Powerful Performance: Never skip a beat with incredible visuals powered by up to the NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 2080 Ti or up to AMD Radeon™ RX 5700 XT graphics. Harness the computing power a game needs with up to the new 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10900K with up to 5.3GHz4, 10 cores5 and 20 threads or up to the latest AMD Ryzen™ 9 3900 desktop processors6, which showcase “Zen 2” core architecture and 7nm process technology.
  • Top Tier Components: Cooler Master makes their OMEN debut with optional configurable 92mm air or 120mm liquid cooler options for the CPU and up to a 750W Cooler Master 80 PLUS Platinum PSU. Colorfully and mightily outfit the interior with up to 64GB of HyperX® FURY DDR4-3200Mhz XMP memory with RBG. Enjoy lightning quick access to important files with top-tier storage by way of up to two 2TB WD_Black PCIe M.2 SSDs7.
  • OMEN Command Center Integration: Customize to perfection with lighting control for up to six zones, including front logo, front fan, interior lighting, CPU cooler, memory and graphics8, along with five unique lighting modes. Intelligent Overclocking9,10 promotes the best performance possible by utilizing a patented algorithm to identify the highest optimal setting for your CPU and automatically overclocks it for you. Fan Control9 comes with a quiet, normal, and turbo setting for added cooling control. Comes with the latest OMEN Command Center11 features: Remote Play12, My Games13, Profiles14, Coaching15, and Rewards16.

A photo accompanying this announcement is available at https://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/e22a156e-6969-4a90-8e84-24428c3a9ed6

DESIGNED FOR IMMERSIVE GAMING

OMEN 27i Gaming Monitor delivers with a Nano IPS panel that yields a color gamut of DCI-P3 98%17 to provide deeper hues and more accurate colors with a 25% wider color gamut than sRGB and largely nullifies color degradation from shallower angles. This gaming monitor is crafted for winning with features that deliver:

  • Brightness: With a Quad HD18 (2560x1440) resolution and 350 nits brightness, this monitor hits the mark to make games jump to life.
  • Crisp Visuals: Experience pristinely fluid gameplay with NVIDIA® G-SYNC® Compatibility2 that makes display stutter, input lag, and screen tears things of the past. Responsiveness is paramount and with a 165Hz refresh rate and 1ms19 response time with overdrive, each moment is captured in its full glory.
  • Battle-Hardened Build: Coated in a spectacular black shade, this high performance 27” diagonal monitor arrives with a dual pillar height, adjustable stand and four easy-to-access tilted ports. Additionally, an immersive diamond panel lighting solution on the rear can be controlled through OMEN Command Center11 along with the patented aim assist feature which creates a custom shaped and colored reticle.

A photo accompanying this announcement is available at https://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/d847b50e-7f61-4393-9eda-d92e8522df83

ENHANCED GAMING EXPERIENCES

Same great features with a fast and striking new interface, OMEN Command Center now showcases a homepage that shares news on the latest events, products, and happenings with OMEN Squad, all from one incredible app. Features include:

  • My Games: Makes playing games from Steam, Epic Games Store, Origin, Uplay, or installed elsewhere on your PC19 easier than ever before with one simple location to launch them all.
  • My Gear: A one-stop shop to manage your OMEN gaming devices, boost your network, control lighting and fans, and even create your own personal profiles.
  • My Services: Augments your gaming experiences in fun and fulfilling ways with Coaching15 and an improved Rewards16. Remote Play12, formerly known as Game Stream, enables you to use your OMEN PC as your own personal cloud to play from another PC and is also available via Google Play and the Apple App Store.

For more information about the OMEN ecosystem of gaming PCs, displays and accessories, visit: omen.com

Pricing and Availability20

  • OMEN 25L Desktop is expected to be available May 5th via HP.com for a starting price of $899.99.
  • OMEN 30L Desktop is expected to be available May 5th via HP.com for a starting price of $1199.99.
  • OMEN 27i Monitor is expected to be available May 4th via BestBuy.com and May 22nd via HP.com for a starting price of $499.99.
  • May the 4th be with you!

About HP

HP Inc. creates technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere. Through our product and service portfolio of personal systems, printers and 3D printing solutions, we engineer experiences that amaze. More information about HP Inc. is available at hp.com.

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  1. All performance specifications represent the typical specifications provided by HP's component manufacturers; actual performance may vary either higher or lower.
  2. NVIDIA validated VRR testing with GeForce GTX 10-Series, GeForce GTX 16-Series and GeForce RTX 20-Series graphics cards, VRR range at least 2.4:1, 60Hz-144Hz, VRR enables by default. See NVIDIA https://www.nvidia.com/en-us/geforce/news/g-sync-ces-2019-announcements/ for more details.
  3. https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-03-16-record-number-of-steam-users-online-during-coronavirus-outbreak
  4. Includes the effect of Intel® Thermal Velocity Boost (Intel® TVB), a feature that opportunistically and automatically increases clock frequency above single-core and multi-core Intel® Turbo Boost Technology frequencies based on how much the processor is operating below its maximum temperature and whether turbo power budget is available. The frequency gain and duration is dependent on the workload, capabilities of the processor and the processor cooling solution.
  5. Multi-core is designed to improve performance of certain software products. Not all customers or software applications will necessarily benefit from use of this technology. Performance and clock frequency will vary depending on application workload and your hardware and software configurations. Intel’s numbering, branding/and or naming is not a measurement of higher performance. Quad-core is 4 cores and Hexa-core is 6 cores.
  6. Multi-core is designed to improve performance of certain software products. Not all customers or software applications will necessarily benefit from use of this technology. Performance and clock frequency will vary depending on application workload and your hardware and software configurations. AMD’s numbering is not a measurement of clock speed
  7. For hard drives, GB = 1 billion bytes. TB = 1 trillion bytes.  Actual formatted capacity is less. Up to 35GB of system disk is reserved for system recovery software.
  8. For select configurations.
  9. Altering clock frequency and/or voltage may: (i) reduce system stability and useful life of the system, processor, and other system components; (ii) cause the processor and other system components to fail; (iii) cause reductions in system performance; (iv) cause additional heat or other damage; and (v) affect system data integrity. HP and Intel have not tested, and does not warrant, the operation of the processor beyond its specifications. HP and Intel have not tested, and do not warranty, the operation of other system components beyond their industry standard specifications. HP and Intel assume no responsibility that the processor and other system components, including if used with altered clock frequencies and/or voltages, will be fit for any particular purpose.
  10. Coming out later in May.
  11. Supported Devices: All Windows 10 based PCs (RS3 or later) will be supported by OMCC. This app should not install on any PCs which is not Windows 10 (RS3 or later). Support language: English/Arabic (ar)/ Chinese-S (zh-cn)/ Chinese-T (zh-tw) Croatian (hr)/ Czech (cs)/ Danish (da)/ Dutch (nl)/ Finnish (fi)/ French (fr)/ German (de)/ Greek (el)/ Italian (it)/ Japanese (ja)/ Korean (ko)/ Latvian (lv)/ Lithuanian (lt)/ Norwegian (no)/ Polish (pl)/ Portuguese (Portugal) (pt-pt)/ Russian (ru)/ Serbian (sr)/ Slovak (sk)/ Slovenian (sl)/ Spanish (es)/ Swedish (sv).
  12. Remote play requires a host OMEN PC and a client device with the following requirements: PC Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update or later/CPU Intel Core i5 or better (5th gen or later)/ GPU Intel HD4000/NVIDIA 8000 Series/ AMD 2000 Series or better with latest graphics drivers/memory: 4GB DDR3/ Internet: Minimum speed 10 Mbps upload and download at 5 GHz; Android: Version 6.0 and above; iOS Version 12.1 and above.
  13. Product compatible with OMEN and non-OMEN PCs, available in all regions
  14. Only available on OMEN selected peripherals. No OMEN PC required, all regions.
  15. Available on OMEN PCs only in all regions except China. Coaching service with Mobalytics offered to OMEN PC users free for 1 year. Coaching subscription required after 1-year expiration. For more details see https://mobalytics.gg/terms/.
  16. Challenges and prizes vary by location and will be updated periodically while supplies last. Available for OMEN and non-OMEN PCs in USA region only.
  17. All performance specifications represent the typical specifications provided by HP's component manufacturers; actual performance may vary either higher or lower.
  18. Quad HD (2560x1440) content is required to view Quad HD images.
  19. Sold separately and not included.
  20. Pricing from HP.com, subject to change without notice. Retailers pricing may vary.

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