HP announces New hardware for gamers.


After some time, HP has unveiled new hardware for gamers, including a monitor and three new notebooks. These include the OMEN 16 and OMEN 17, but also Victus by HP 16. The devices are intended for all gamers, but the Victus by HP 16 is still aimed at the mainstream. As prices are known so far only the prices in dollars, we pass them here as soon as we know the German prices.


The OMEN 16 is the beginning. As a graphics solution, the most extensive equipment is a GeForce RTX 3070 from Nvidia with up to 8 GB or a GPU based on the AMD RDNA 2. As is usually the fact, you choose to compete with Intel or AMD at OMEN 16. So you can rely on an Intel Core i7-11800H as a processor or use the AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX Mobile model. A maximum of 32 GB of DDR4 (3,200 MHz) is available as RAM. The internal memory holds a maximum of 1 TB in two 1 TB PCIe SSDs (support Raid 0)or a PCIe gen 4×4 SSD. Inside, improved airflow should provide optimal cooling. According to HP, the battery can hold up to 83-watt hours and thus reach up to 9 hours of running time. The OMEN 16 is scheduled to launch this June for a price starting at 114,018.41 Kenyan Shilling.


The OMEN 17 is then to be considered as an upgrade to the OMEN 16. The most prominent features include a 16GB Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080, an Intel Core i9-11900H, 32GB DDR4 (3,200MHz), and a 1TB PCIe Gen 4X4 SSD or up to two 1TB PCle SSD (support Raid 0). Here, too, an improved cooling system ensures that the device does not get hot during long zigzag evenings. The OMEN 17 is scheduled to launch this June for a price starting at 148,767.21 Kenyan Shilling.

Victus by HP 16

And then there’s the new Victus by HP 16. This is the first model of the new Victus-by-HP series and is said to be the little brother of the OMEN models. With the Victus by HP 16, you can choose between the three color variants Mica Silver, Performance Blue and Ceramic White, all of which have a backlit keyboard.

Other features include:

  • a 16-inch display with maximum QHD 165 Hz and Eyesafe technology
  • Graphics up to a 6GB Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 or AMD Radeon RX 5500M
  • maximum one Intel Core i7-11800H or an AMD Ryzen 7 5800H Mobile
  • 32 GB DDR4 RAM (3,200 MHz)
  • a single SSD with a maximum of 1 TB PCIe or two SSDs with Raid 0 support
  • optional Intel Optane memory

The Victus by HP 16 is also scheduled to be released this June and will start at 86,870.91 Kenyan Shilling.

OMEN 25i Gaming Monitor

As mentioned: HP has also conjured up a new gaming monitor. According to the company, HP’s first monitor is designed to be particularly gentle on the eyes thanks to Eyesafe certification and HP’s eye-ease technology. In addition, one provides a refresh rate of 165 Hz with a response time of 1 millisecond. The IPS panel offers VESA DisplayHDR 400, DCI-P3 90%, 400 nits brightness, and more. The monitor is expected to be available from July this year and will then cost 38,005.41 Kenyan Shilling.