At Gamescom 2019, HP has announced a new desktop and laptop under their Pavilion Gaming lineup along with some OMEN hardware.
“OMEN is a community inclusive brand committed to building a world-class ecosystem of the best hardware, software, content, and services,” said Kevin Frost, vice president and general manager, Consumer Personal Systems, HP Inc. “With the latest software and hardware additions, including OMEN Command Center, OMEN X 27 and the Pavilion Gaming Desktop, HP is enriching gaming experiences while helping gamers advance their skills
and never stop improving.”
HP Pavilion Gaming Desktop (TG01-0185t)
To go up head to head with Dell’s new G5 desktop, HP has the new Pavilion Gaming Desktop. It comes with up to a 9th Gen Intel Core i7-9700 processor, 16GB of RAM and 2TB 7200 RPM HDD & a 256GB PCI SSD.
For the GPU, the Pavilion Gaming Desktop has an Nvidia GTX 1660 Ti with 6GB of GDDR6 dedicated memory. There’s a total of 9 USB ports, 4 are USB 3.1 Gen 1, 4 USB 2.0 and 1 USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C.
There’s also an HDMI, DVI-D and DisplayPort. The Pavilion Gaming Desktop is set to launch in Canada in October and August for the US. It’ll start at $699 USD with Canadian pricing to be confirmed.
HP Pavilion Gaming 15 Laptop (15-ec0010nr)
The Pavilion Gaming 15 Laptop comes with a 15.6-inch Full HD IPS display that is anti-glare micro-edge WLED-backlit.
The laptop is running the AMD Ryzen 5 3550H processor, 8GB of RAM, 512GB SSD and an Nvidia 1050 GPU. There’s also 1 USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C, 1 USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A, 1 USB 2.0 Type-A, Ethernet, headphone/mic combo and HDMI 2.0.
The Pavilion Gaming 15 Laptop will start at $799 USD when it launches in September in the US and November for Canada. Canadian pricing is still TBD.
HP OMEN X 27 Display
The HP OMEN X 27 Display is similar in look and features to the previously announced HP OMEN X 25. This display has a 27-inch QHD screen with a 240Hz refresh rate (which helps provide a 1ms response time) and comes with 1 DisplayPort 1.4, 1 HDMI 2.0 and 2 USB 3.0 ports.
The HP OMEN X 27 launches in September in the US and Canada for $649 USD. HP Canada has confirmed that the OMEN X 27 won’t be coming to Canada.
HP 22x and 24x Gaming Displays
The company also announced the 22x and 24x Gaming Displays. Both have a 144Hz refresh rate, 1ms response time and AMD Radeon FreeSync support.
The HP 24x is also Nvidia G-Sync compatible and has micro-bezels.
Both the HP 22x and 24x Gaming Displays will be available this month starting at $199 USD for the 22x and $279 USD for the 24x. Canadian pricing and release are still TBD.
HP OMEN Encoder Keyboard and Mindframe Prime Headset
The HP OMEN Encoder Keyboard has Cherry MX Red and Cherry MX Brown Switches with 100 percent anti-ghosting. The keyboard will launch in October for $139 CAD ($99 USD).
The HP OMEN Mindframe Prime Headset offers built-in 7.1 surround sound that is powered by C-Media Xear to help create realistic spatial awareness. The headset will launch in Europe this month for €199 and comes to North America in January for $269 CAD ($199 USD).