Omen HP 17-cb0050nr 17-inch Gaming Laptop Review

Omen HP 17-cb0050nr 17-inch Gaming Laptop

Omen HP 17-cb0050nr 17-Inch Gaming Laptop

Black Omen HP 17-cb0050nr is a 17-inch gaming laptop with a 9th generation Intel i7 processor, fast and powerful NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 graphics card, very large amounts of memory and hybrid drive of both HDD and SSD, Windows 10 Home and a variety of advanced gaming laptop computer features.

It is an expensive gaming laptop that you will need to sign on delivery. You will receive free amazon technical support with this product. The last generation Intel Core i7-9750H is a 6-core processor that runs 12 threads in parallel for an impressive performance overall at speeds between 2.6 and 4.5GHz, for work, entertainment and advanced gaming. The Thermal Design Power- TDP is 45 watts and you can’t expect a very long battery life with gaming.

As a very recent release gaming PC it only has a couple of customer reviews but the average rating is 5 out of 5 stars. NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 is an impressive graphics card with an 8 GB GDDR6 dedicated memory and a video card benchmark score of 15563. You can play all the latest games at Full HD resolution and higher frame rates per second- you will notice a big jump in performance as compared to the previous versions. In games like Destiny 2 at 4K resolution you can expect frame rates between 60 and 75 and 40 fps when playing the Shadow of the Tomb Raider at 4K resolution.

The 17.3-inch diagonal Full HD WLED-backlit display has the 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution, 144 Hz refresh rates and the 178-degree viewing angles of the IPS panel. 16 GB DDR4 SDRAM at 2666 MHz is installed as 2 x 8GB on this system and offers superior multitasking power. You can upgrade it to 32GB if you need even better multitasking power, but you need to get the full 32GB as the 16GB occupies both slots. The built-in Intel UHD Graphics 630 is only good for low demanding games and a variety of daily graphics tasks with a benchmark score of 1213. The 1TB SATA hard drive at 7200rpm is good for saving all your files, music and videos.

The 256GB Solid State Drive is great for speed of overall running of apps, opening files, starting the machine etc. which is also good on Windows 10. You’ll go through some Windows 10 updates when you turn the machine on as they are released regularly. But everything is pre-installed and ready to use on this great machine. The keyboard is one color backlit with the 4 zone RGB lighting (Static or Off). There is a single M.2 slot for an SSD on this model and the 256GB SSD occupies it. You can hook up any Bluetooth mouse or headphones that you want on this HP Omen.

The keyboard is quiet, tactile and feels nice to type on, with a numeric pad and arrow keys. There is only very little backlight bleeding on the screen and the quality is nice and clear, with also the 144Hz refresh rates. The edges of this laptop are a bit sharp and can feel a little comfortable when you use the keyboard and trackpad. It has a lot of high end powerful parts inside and will run a bit hot, making the fans run and making a little noise. And it is a very large machine that probably needs a good size backpack and a permanent spot on your desk. This is a very powerful gaming laptop for the price, with the best technical specs and all the ports including a Thunderbolt 3. Despite the small cons it is a very powerful machine for the price level.

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