HP on Thursday debuted a new gaming experience.
A statement by the company reads: ” Today, HP debuted new OMEN accessories featuring Warp Wireless Technology with OMEN Command Center integration to offer a wireless ecosystem that transforms gaming experiences.
The company also adds NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 30 Series GPUs to its OMEN 30L Desktop empowering users with the freedom and flexibility they need for top-notch gaming experiences. The wireless accessories will be showcased during OMEN Underground, featuring world renowned skater Tony Hawk co-hosting an 8-person Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 tournament on the official PAX Arena Twitch channel.
As people spend more time at home exploring new ways to be entertained and find mental well-being during this period, PC gamers are spending an average of four additional hours or more a week gaming. This is driving today’s gamers to look for new, powerful accessories that unclutter play spaces while offering the power to play all day with pristine latency. Cable management is a serious issue for most gamers, as they want a clean desk.
HP designed a new wireless accessories portfolio – OMEN Frequency Wireless Headset, OMEN Vector Wireless Mouse, and OMEN Spacer Wireless TLK Keyboard – featuring Warp Wireless Technology – for flawless audio, wire power without the wire, and long-lasting game play. Leveraging Warp Wireless Technology with its 2.4 GHz connection1 technology, gamers get a secure, flexible, and immersive wireless experiences within the OMEN ecosystem. Pairing the new wireless accessories with an OMEN 30L Desktop featuring an NVIDIA® RTX™ 30 Series GPU, wireless and powerful gaming takes on the next level of play.
“Gamers have long been hesitant to go fully wireless with their accessories due to concerns over lag, battery life, and overall quality, despite the strong desire for more space efficiency, especially with streaming setups becoming more widespread,” said Judy Johnson, Director of Gaming and Esports, HP Inc. “HP continues to break new ground with the expansion of our world-class OMEN ecosystem to enhance gaming experiences with wireless freedom with wired performance into our portfolio with zero compromise.”
OMEN Frequency Wireless Headset provides lag-free audio, so players never miss a critical sound during intense gameplay. With this, Gamers can now experience flawless audio with powerful 7.1 surround sound and C-Media Xear™ combined with customisable EQ and Lighting within OMEN Command Center to create a powerful and personalised soundscape. Supported by up to 30 hours of battery life, USB-C® charging, and an environmental noise cancelling microphone, this headset is built for accurate and reliable wireless audio immersion.
OMEN Vector Wireless Mouse debuts as the world’s fastest USB-C® charging gaming mouse. Desires for a wireless experience have extended to mice as well, with nearly half of gamers preferring a wireless mouse option. Yielding up to 10 hours of battery life in a mere five minutes of charging and a full charge in 90 minutes with up to 180 hours of battery life, gamers can simply charge and play. This mouse checks the boxes for lag-free gaming including OMEN Command Centre integration for sensitivity settings, key binds and lighting, a 16000 DPI Pixart PAW3335 Wireless Sensor, and Omron mechanical switches with a 50 million click lifespan.
Built with industry leading security AES Standard 128-bit encryption to prevent cyber-thieves from intercepting your keystrokes, the stunningly compact OMEN Spacer Wireless TKL Keyboard features a design that allows for a more ergonomic posture while freeing up desk space. Insights have shown that a resounding 60% of gamers are either somewhat or extremely unlikely to purchase a wired keyboard in the future. Designed for meeting this transition, the keyboard comes with dual mode for the freedom to play wirelessly or wired. With up to 75 hours of play, it takes five minutes of USB-C® charging to generate six hours of battery life without backlight, all monitored and controlled within OMEN Command Centre.
For Graphics aficionados, the OMEN 30L Desktop is taking graphics performance to the next level with the introduction of the new NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3090, NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3080, and NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3070 GPUs. The new NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 30 Series GPUs – the 2nd generation of RTX – features new RT Cores, Tensor Cores and streaming multiprocessors, bringing stunning visuals, amazingly fast frame rates, and AI acceleration to games and creative applications. Powered by the NVIDIA® Ampere architecture, which delivers increases of up to 1.9X performance-per-watt over the previous generation, the RTX 30 Series effortlessly powers graphics experiences at all resolutions, even up to 8K at the top end. The GeForce RTX™ 3090, 3080, and 3070 represent the greatest GPU generational leap in the history of NVIDIA®.
“It’s incredibly important to deliver the best gaming experience possible,” said Matt Wuebbling, vice president of global GeForce marketing at NVIDIA®, “which is why we’re thrilled that HP is adding NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 30 Series GPUs to the OMEN 30L Desktop – bringing amazing performance and 2nd generation RTX to gamers across the world.”
Another of the latest HP releases is the new OMEN Blast Headset which provides stunning 7.1 surround sound experience with 53 mm drivers. Built with coziness in mind due to a suspension headband and large premium leatherette earpads, the headset also features a retractable boom mic with passive noise-cancellation, so your teammates only hear you in the heat of battle. Flexibility reigns supreme with a 3.5 mm aux that provides compatibility for a variety of consoles, while OMEN Command Center support adds the ability to create and save audio EQ profiles.
The new list also includes the HP X24i and HP X24ih Gaming Monitors, both built with an IPS panel providing ultra-wide viewing angles with colourful pictures.”