While attending Gamescom 2017, the Elite Gamer team was lucky enough to get a private viewing of hp latest Omen gaming line-up including HPs first Omen x gaming laptop.

This new laptop is built for hardcore gamers and e-sports enthusiasts who want maximum performance, the OMEN X Laptop is engineered with the thermals to support unlocked CPUs to allow for overclocking.

After studying what elite gamers craved in a gaming laptop, HP went to the drawing board and created a device to respond to their needs, while delivering high-end components, advanced thermal solutions, fast and responsive displays, a fully customizable mechanical keyboard, and software tools that let gamers push the Omen X Laptop hardware to the limit.

The OMEN Command Center Software to custom tune and push hardware to its limits, with the ability to manage CPU overclocking optimise gaming network traffic with a network booster to reduce latency in online games and, customize system lighting to streamline gaming controls.

Intel 7th gen unlocked Intel CoreTM i7 CPU, XMP memory options for memory overclocking and tested profiles up to DDR4-2800, and factory-overclocked GPUs up to NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 – ideal for fast-paced or multiplayer games running at 4K resolutions.

RAIDO SSD option for ultra-fast boot and game loading and PCIe SSD+HDD storage options for quick responsiveness and massive storage capacity.Thermal management pushes the hardware beyond its factory settings, including high- performance fans to increase airflow and an integrated vapour chamber with four 3.5 mm heat pipes to improve heat transfer from the GPU and CPU to the four rear corner-mounted radiators

Thermal management pushes the hardware beyond its factory settings, including high- performance fans to increase airflow and an integrated vapour chamber with four 3.5mm heat pipes to improve heat transfer from the GPU and CPU to the four rear corner-mounted radiators.

It will have a mechanical RGB LED-per key backlit keyboard including 2.5 mm travel with tactile feel and mechanical switches to provide instant feedback and comfort for those intense gaming sessions. It will also have a 17-inch diagonal 4k display for high res gaming. But, if the refresh rate is more your cup of tea, you also have the option of 1080p at 120hz, and all configurations are NVIDIA G-Sync enabled for reduced image tearing.

HP has focused on immersion when creating this laptop which is why HP has made the Omen x VR compatible straight out of the box.

The omen x also has support for DTS Headphone:X for simulated surround sound with any headset and premium sound featuring HP Dual Speakers with Audio by Bang & Olufsen.
 They’ve also developed what they call Audio boost. It’s a method that allows your speakers to achieve optimal performance without overloading them. In terms of connections and ports, the Omen X again seeks to have an edge over its competition. The Omen X is designed with expansion in mind. it has a single panel which gives access to the

In terms of connections and ports, the Omen X again seeks to have an edge over its competition. The Omen X is designed with expansion in mind. it has a single panel which gives access to the HDD, SSD, and RAM for easy replacement/upgrading. There are enough ports on the Omen X to support up to four external displays.

It has three USB 3.0 Type A, two ThunderboltTM 3- 
certified USB 3.1 TypeCTM, HDMI 2.0a with HDR support, Mini DisplayPortTM, RJ45 and a multi-format media card reader.

Dual audio jack with separate microphone input and headset jacks (input/output) to support the latest 
gaming headsets or external speakers. All of this will set you back just under €3000 and will be available to buy this coming November.

OMEN X by HP 900-087na – A minimalist PC that packs a punch!