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HP Omen 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB Mar 2015
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Full Review - HP Omen
HP Omen 15 gaming notebook unboxing and hands on [ENGLISH]
HP OMEN 15 Gaming Notebook Review - HotHardware
Unboxing: Portátil HP OMEN

18 Reasons For

Good Brand

Many processor core portable PCs produced by HP have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all notebook PCs (not just many processor core portable PCs) and found that HP also has good reviews across its entire range.

Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the HP Omen has a quite big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the Omen. The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of laptops that are a comparable age to the Omen is 2GB, the biggest is 64GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 25GB.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on laptops of this age and spec.

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Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The HP Omen is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Omen have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the HP Omen is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most common display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Omen.

The worst display resolution across comparable types of notebook PC is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP Omen has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than a year also have a full-size keyboard.

Other laptops with a full-size keyboard currently available that you might also want to look at include cheaper notebook PCs such as the DELL XPS 15[plb_2742248_price].

We compared all the other portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard to this notebook PC and we think the Acer Aspire E5-521[plb_2350905_price], or the HP Omen[plb_2663843_price] is also worth considering.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP Omen has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age also have a front camera.

Alternative portable PCs with a front camera currently available which you might want to look at include cheaper notebook PCs such as the DELL XPS 15[plb_2742248_price].

We compared all the other notebook PCs which also have a front camera to this notebook PC and we think the Acer Aspire E5-521[plb_2350905_price], or the HP Omen[plb_2663843_price] is also worth considering.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP Omen supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Omen the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The HP Omen has an SSD storage medium which is better than most notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it. Most notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it have an HDD storage medium. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

An SSD storage medium is actually the best storage medium amongst all laptops of a similar age and spec to the Omen.

The worst storage medium amongst comparable types of notebook PC is HDD.

We compared this portable PC to all the other laptops that have an SSD storage media and we think the XPS 15[pl_2742248_price], and the XPS 15[pl_2742248_price] both from DELL which is cheaper; or the Pro[pl_2883384_price], and the Pro[pl_2883384_price] both from HP which has better reviews are also worth considering.

Laptops with a better storage medium that might be worth considering include the HP Omen[plb_2663843_price] (SSD).

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Light

Many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than a year have weights of between 580g and 3.8kg. With a weight of only 2.1 kilograms, the HP Omen is fairly light compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Omen.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might want to consider the Acer Aspire E5-521[plb_2350905_price] (2.5kg), or the HP Omen[plb_2663843_price] (2.1kg).

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most portable PCs of this spec and age have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the HP Omen which has four USB 3.0 ports.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP Omen has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Omen do not have a touch sensitive screen.

There are a number of other notebook PCs with a touch sensitive screen currently available which you might also want to consider including the DELL XPS 15[plb_2742248_price] which is cheaper; or the HP Pro[plb_2883384_price] which has better reviews.

We compared this portable PC to all the other notebook PCs with a touch sensitive screen and we think the HP Omen[plb_2663843_price] is also worth considering.

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Eight Processor Threads

Most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Omen only have between four and seven processor threads, however the HP Omen has eight processor threads.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

At 6 megabytes, the HP Omen has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Omen. The average processor cache of comparable spec laptops that were released one year ago is 4.2MB.

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L3 Processor Cache

The HP Omen has a L3 processor cache which is better than the L2 processor cache found on most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

A L3 processor cache is actually the best processor cache level amongst all laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Omen.

The worst processor cache level across comparable types of laptop is L2.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the notebook PCs of this spec and age the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 1GB to 8.2GB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 4,096 megabytes, the HP Omen has a quite big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Omen.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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3 Reasons Against

Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The HP Omen has one of the smaller total storage capacity (only 256 gigabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age. Across all the similar spec laptops that were released more than a year ago the total storage capacity range from 32GB to 2.2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 780GB.

Laptops with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth looking at include the Precision M4800[pl_2840253_price] (500GB and cheaper), or the XPS 15[pl_2742248_price] (512GB and cheaper) both from DELL or the Lenovo W541[plb_2941752_price] (500GB and cheaper).

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

When compared to other comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the Omen that we have checked the battery capacity of, the HP Omen's battery capacity of only 58 milliamperes * hour is one of the smallest. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Omen the battery capacities range from 58mAh to 6,700mAh.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The HP Omen has a better Wi-Fi standard than most portable PCs of a similar age and type to it. This HP notebook PC has an 802.11a WiFi standard, whereas most many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to it have an 802.11n WiFi standard.

An 802.11a WiFi standard is in fact the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst all many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Omen.

The best Wi-Fi standard amongst similar types of portable PC is 802.11n.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP Omen

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.5 gigahertz, the HP Omen has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Omen.

Laptops with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth considering include the HP Pro[plb_2883384_price] (2.6GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the HP Omen has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

If you would prefer a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the DELL XPS 15[plb_2742248_price] (16GB) which is also cheaper.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the HP Omen has a pretty typical screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the Omen.

If this notebook PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Qosmio X70-B[pl_2765608_price] (17.3"), or the X70-B[pl_2971307_price] (17.3") both from Toshiba or the HP Zbook 17 G2[plb_2966324_price] (17.3").

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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 4.75 hours, the HP Omen has a pretty average battery life compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

If you would prefer a longer battery life then you might also want to look at the Precision M4800[pl_2840253_price] (10h and cheaper), or the XPS 15[pl_2742248_price] (11h and cheaper) both from DELL; or the HP Pro[plb_2883384_price] (5h and higher rated).

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Specification

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Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
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Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
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Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
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Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
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Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Full HD
LED Backlight
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On-Board Graphics Adapter
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Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
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4G
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Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
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Mini DisplayPort
SmartCard Slot
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DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
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Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

(4)
9 July 2015

The HP X9000 Omen gaming mouse offers comfort and functionality, but it feels dated due to mediocre software and unoriginal design...

19 June 2016

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17 July 2015

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Comfortable design
Good in-game performance
Smart thumb-button layout
Better mice available for the same price
Outdated software
Cumbersome DPI adjustment
14 June 2016

Den Weg in Richtung Gaming hat HP mit den neuen Omen 17 Notebooks gefunden. Schnelle Quad-Core Prozessoren von Intel, zeitgemäßer DDR4-Arbeitsspeicher und eine schnelle NVMe SSD. Das werden die...

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Manufacturer Part Numbers gtx860, i74710, gtx860m, i74710h, i74710hq, hp j9k19, hp j9k19u, hp j9k19ua, hp j9k19uaa, hp j9k19uaab, hp j9k19uaaba
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