Choosing the Right Gaming Machine: HP Pavilion vs. Omen Series

Choosing the Right Gaming Machine: HP Pavilion vs. Omen Series

by December 23, 2020 0 comments

Gaming has garnered a lot of attention worldwide with titles like PUBG, Apex Legends, COD Warzone, etc. coming into the scene. Gaming has been a go-to recreational activity for a long time now and with games offering richer graphics and realistic experience through Nvidia Physx people are becoming more inclined towards gaming now more than ever and a good gaming machine is all that people are looking for.

Various laptop companies and manufacturers have launched their own gaming line-ups. Gaming laptops are now able to deliver almost desktop-level performance in games. However, it is very important for you to choose a laptop that fulfils all requirements that you need for gaming. If you’re a beginner and only a casual gamer, you will not need a feature-loaded laptop. 

Line-ups like the HP Pavilion Gaming and Omen series have been very popular among users for the performance they deliver and configurations they offer. However, the laptops in these line-ups are different from each other. The laptops in the Pavilion gaming line-up built for casual gamers who just want good gaming performance without spending a lot of money. The Omen gaming line-up, on the contrary, is built for serious gamers who want to step into the competitive scene and have the real experience without any compromises. Besides gaming performance, they also have a lot of bells and whistles like customizable backlighting of the keyboard.

Having said that, here are a few models of the Pavilion and Omen series of laptops for casual and serious gamers. These will give you an idea of the difference between them.

Gaming Machine for Casual Gamers

Beginner level gaming laptops have the capability of delivering good gaming performance and come with decent CPU and GPU combinations without burning a hole in your pocket.

HP Pavilion Gaming DK0268TX


Key Specifications: Intel Core i5 9th Gen 

                               8 GB RAM

                               Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 4 GB DDR5

                               15.6-inch display

Price: INR 61,990

This is an entry-level gaming laptop that comes with a decent CPU and GPU. It is able to deliver good gaming performance in modern multiplayer games as well as single-player games. You can run most modern games on this laptop on a medium setting at high resolution. Its 512 GB SSD provides enough storage for your games and files with faster boot and read and write speeds making the user experience snappy.

Omen 15-EN0002AX


Key Specifications: Ryzen 5 4600H 

                                8 GB RAM 

                                Nvidia GeForce 1660Ti 6 GB DDR6

                                15.6-inch display

Price: INR 79,900

This Omen laptop is more powerful than the Pavilion and has several differentiating factors. It comes with a faster and more advanced processor. The RAM is of higher frequency and can be upgraded to 16 GB. The GTX 1660Ti graphics on this laptop is a DDR6 variant, which is faster and comes with more Vram making it capable of handling all the modern and heavy games at high graphics setting without coming shortly on the FPS front. It is a good option for high graphics, high FPS gaming.

The above-mentioned laptops have a good price to performance ratio. The 15.6-inch displays on both laptops provide ample screen real-estate for a good gaming experience. The keyboards on both laptops are backlit and give a proper gaming aesthetic to enhance the gaming experience.

Gaming Machines for Serious Gamers

Serious and competitive gamers need a machine that can deliver a smooth gaming experience without compromising on graphics or FPS. Only gaming laptops with a powerful CPU and GPU are capable of delivering such gaming performance. These laptops are pricier than previously mentioned laptops, but the performance that they deliver is unmatched.

Omen 15-EK0019TX


Key Specifications: Intel Core i7 10th Gen 

                               16 GB RAM 

                                Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 Ti 4 GB DDR6

                                15.6-inch FHD 144Hz display

Price: INR 120,999

This Omen gaming laptop comes with the latest Intel processor, a powerful GPU that is capable of delivering high FPS at high resolutions. It comes with 1 TB NVMe M.2 SSD, which provides an excellent combo of both performance and capacity. The 15.6-inch 144Hz screen makes the gaming experience immersive and realistic and the GTX 1650Ti is a future-ready choice capable of handling all modern-day triple-A gaming titles with ease. The high refresh rate screen makes it a good option for esports and competitive gaming.

OMEN Laptop 15-ek0023TX


Key Specifications: Intel Core i7 10th Gen 

                               16 GB RAM 

                               1 TB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD

           Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q

           15.6” FHD 300 Hz display

        Price: INR 170,999

This is one of the most powerful gaming laptops available in the market. It has an RTX series graphics card that comes with ray-tracing abilities making games more graphically intensive and visually appealing. The RTX series cards are flagship offerings from Nvidia and this is the major difference between this laptop and the Pavilion gaming laptops. The 15.6-inch screen comes with a refresh rate of 300 Hz, which ensures that users get a smooth gaming experience while enjoying every game. The GPU can handle any game at the maxed-out setting while providing a lag-free gaming experience and the 1 TB NVMe M.2 SSD makes it a snappy machine overall. The 8 GB VRAM on this laptop is more than the 6 GB available on the Pavilion laptop, making it a more powerful machine for gaming.

The laptops are spec-loaded machines ideal for serious gamers and competitive gaming. The laptops come with a sleek design and a good build quality making them sturdy and durable. The audio support by Bang and Olufsen provides clear sound quality making the gaming experience more immersive.

Gaming laptops come with power and multiple configurations and at the end of the day it all comes down the users’ choice and requirements for getting a gaming laptop.

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