The HP OMEN 16t-b000 makes a sound, reasonably affordable, entry-level gaming laptop for beginners with its base setup and specs. However, casual players will also find it a simple yet excellent and inexpensive laptop that can handle a lot of popular games. Moreover, it’s an easy laptop to set up, as everything already comes installed and ready to go.
Newer HP Windows computers are coming with Windows 11. The Home Edition has all of the security and power of Windows 10 but with a redesigned look. There are new apps, tools, sounds, etc. Many details have been taken into consideration and improved wherever necessary to bring consumers a refreshing experience on their laptops.
This Omen also comes powered with an 11th Generation Intel Core processor, either i5 or i7, depending on the configuration. An i5 processor should be more than enough for casual gamers, especially one of the 11th generation. The Intel Core i5 processor that comes as part of the base configuration for the HP OMEN 16t-b000 is 6-core and can get up to 4.5-GHz. It also has a 12MB L3 cache and 12-threads.
OMEN Tempest Cooling Technology keeps the machine cool and prevents overheating during demanding gameplay. There is also neat 3-sided venting as part of the design. There are a few NVIDIA GTX and RTX options for the dedicated graphics to work with the processor, coming with either 4GB or 6GB of graphics memory. The GPU is essential for gaming laptops, and the GPU you get will depend on the CPU. The base configuration includes the Intel Core i5 (11400H) processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX (1650) GPU 2for laptops with 4GB dedicated graphics memory.
HP OMEN 16t-b000 Display and Memory
The 16.1-inch diagonal FHD display has a 1920 x 1080 resolution and anti-glare technology. In addition, the superior HP OMEN 16t-b000 displays offer low blue light technology, 144-Hz, 7ms response time, and 300-nits.
As for the DDR4-2933 SDRAM memory laptops come with, this one can be configured anywhere from 8GB (2 x 4GB) to 32GB (2 x 16GB). Like the other specs for entry-level or casual gaming, the 8GB should be enough to handle many mainstream games.
Lastly, there is storage to consider. The PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD drive is several times faster than a traditional hard drive. The HP OMEN 16t-b000 has a capacity of 512GB with the cheapest configuration options. Get up 2 x 1TB TLC M. SSD drives with Raid 0 configured for more storage and even better performance. Some options come with 32GB Intel Optane memory.