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HP's Omen 15 is the first gaming laptop with a 240Hz display

NVIDIA's RTX 2070 Max-Q GPU adds a dose of horsepower to the fighter jet-like PC.
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HP has just upped the refresh rate ante with its latest Omen 15. The company says it's the world's first gaming laptop with a 15.6-inch 1080p 240Hz IPS display, meaning it should stay ahead of even the quickest-shooting gamer. The laptop itself should also be able to keep up with the screen, as it's equipped with NVIDIA's all-new RTX 2070 Max-Q GPU, an 8th-generation Intel Core i7-8750H processor, 16GB of RAM and the latest 802.11ax wireless, aka "WiFi 6."

Since it comes from HP, the Omen 15 packs a relatively low-profile design and just a red "X" on the back to flash some gaming cred. The design remains unchanged from the last model, with ultra-slim side bezels, an LED keyboard and fairly lightweight 5.3 pound weight. Given the specs, it should also suit graphics pros that don't mind standing out a bit from the button-down business notebook crowd. The Omen 15 with a regular display arrives in February at a starting price of $1,370, while the 240 Hz version comes in July at a yet-to-be-disclosed price.

HP Omen 15 gaming laptop

Update Jan 7 2019 12:09 AM: Update to indicate that the 240 Hz version won't be available until July and to include more information about the NVIDIA RTX 2070 Max-Q GPU.

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