HP has debuted a contemporary lineup of Omen desktops, the 25L and 30L, with improved specs and a clear new design that ditches the edgy gamer aesthetic for one thing slightly extra refined. In comparison with HP’s older Omen desktop designs — significantly, one we’ll check with because the Demise Dice — the brand new design is way much less divisive and much more elegant.
It removed the flashy, previous emblem and simplified the look of the chassis. Positive, you may set the LEDs to show whichever coloration you’d like, however importantly, even that appears extra refined than HP’s previous method to desktop design. Aesthetics apart, these machines ought to be higher at staying cool, as HP made the case’s toes practically 4 instances taller to permit for higher airflow.
The 2 new 2020 desktops are merely named after what number of liters in capability there are inside of every one — admittedly a wierd strategy to delineate the fashions. They’re every stark black, although spending extra will get you a couple of design tweaks like glass siding to show inside lighting and an illuminated entrance chassis fan.
The lineup begins at $899.99 for the HP Omen 25L, although it’s going to get extra pricey if you wish to enhance on the default specs. These specs embody the Intel Core i5-10400 or the AMD Ryzen 5-3500 processors to start out. For graphics, it has the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 or the AMD Radeon RX 5500. This machine has 8GB of HyperX Fury DDR4-3200MHz RAM, a 256GB WD Black M.2 NVMe SSD, and a 500W Cooler Grasp Bronze energy provide (HP is clearly making an attempt to carry extra part makers into the fold for its new desktop builds).
These are all respectable specs should you’re keen to choose taking part in probably the most demanding PC video games on medium graphical settings, however you’ll want extra GPU energy, extra RAM, and extra storage (together with a extra highly effective energy provide, usually) to play the most recent and upcoming video games at their highest settings.
If you would like a much bigger case and higher specs with out tweaking the default configuration, the HP Omen 30L is likely to be extra your pace. It begins at $1,199.99, and for that worth it options AMD’s Ryzen 5-3600 processor, the AMD Radeon RX 5700XT GPU; and it matches the RAM, storage, and energy provide specs from the bottom 25L mannequin. Choosing an Intel Core i5-10600Okay processor and Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 1660 Ti graphics card bumps the worth as much as $1,299.99, although the construct is in any other case precisely the identical. HP additionally helps the Ryzen 7-3700X processor for the Omen 30L, should you’d reasonably have an AMD CPU.
There’s additionally a high-end Omen 30L configuration that prices $1,999.99. It options Intel’s Core i7-10700Okay processor and Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 2080 Tremendous graphics card, together with 16GB of RAM and 512GB of SSD storage. The ability provide additionally will get a lift over what’s accessible within the $1,199 mannequin to Cooler Grasp’s 750W Platinum mannequin.
Each sizes of HP’s newest Omen desktops might be accessible beginning tomorrow, Might fifth, from HP instantly.