Supercharging HP OMEN Products with New Radeon™ Graphics

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The Radeon Rebellion is heating up with the introduction of two new 400-Series graphics cards: the Radeon™ RX 460 GPU for eSports, and the Radeon ™ RX 470 GPU for 1080p AAA gaming. Greeted by a host of positive reviews after going live last week, the Radeon™ RX 460 and Radeon ™ RX 470 cards carry the banner for the new family of products that began with the Radeon™ RX 480 GPU designed for Premium VR and 1440p AAA gaming.

HP announced new support for Radeon graphics in their latest amazing PC gaming products earlier this week at a special HP launch event in New York City. Showcasing product demonstrations with the Radeon™ R9 Fury X, Radeon™ R9 390X, and Radeon RX 480 cards, the event featured a game tournament running exclusively on Radeon-powered HP PCs. HP announced a new powerhouse desktop PC for enthusiast gamers: the HP OMEN X. This fully customizable PC designed for top-end gaming and superior VR experiences can accommodate up to two Radeon™ R9 Fury X graphics cards.

 

OMEN X with RX 480 and Fury X - VR Premium Ready

 

HP’s OMEN X VR configurations are being offered exclusively with Radeon graphics, including Radeon™ R9 Fury X and the new Polaris-based Radeon™ RX 480 graphics cards, enabling a choice of performance options at attractive price points.

HP’s OMEN gaming product line now includes a range of exciting products supporting Radeon™ graphics technologies to satisfy any gaming desire, with OMEN desktop PCs adding support for Radeon™ RX graphics.

 

OMEN with RX 480

 

HP is first to leverage AMD’s incredibly cool and efficient new 14nm FINFET GPU technology and Polaris architecture in a laptop with a Radeon™-powered 15.6 OMEN Limited Edition by HP. Launched a couple of weeks ago at China Joy, the Limited Edition laptop is available for purchase in China from www.JD.com.

 

OMEN laptop with RX 460

 

The 15.6 OMEN Limited Edition features the Radeon™ RX 460 card, delivering on the promise of the revolutionary Polaris architecture to enable a game console-level performance experience in a laptop. Delivering fantastic desktop-level gaming performance in a sleek laptop1, users no longer must sacrifice portability to get a full desktop class GPU in this form factor.

 

omenxchart

(Results above are average frames per second, see footnotes for system config details.)

Check out HP’s beautiful OMEN 32 Quad HD display with AMD FreeSync™ technology, delivering smooth, stutter-free gaming on PCs equipped with FreeSync-enabled Radeon™ graphics. The OMEN 32 Quad HD display works with OMEN and OMEN X desktops and the OMEN 15 laptop, which leverages the Radeon™ RX 460 card to drive an HDMI® 2.0b port. This means users can enjoy all the advanced Radeon display technologies including FreeSync – a big reason why we absolutely love demonstrating the smooth gaming experience of the OMEN 15 laptop with the OMEN 32 FreeSync-enabled display!

 

OMEN 32 FreeSync display

  1. The HP OMEN with the Radeon RX 460 offers similar performance to desktop RX 460 graphics.
  2. Testing by AMD Performance Labs July 21, 2016 on a test system comprising an Intel Core i7 6700K CPU, (4.5 GHz), 4x4GB (DDR4-3000 MHz) memory, desktop Radeon RX 460 graphics, AMD driver 16.30 RC’11 and Windows 10. The HP Omen system was tested with an i5-6300HQ CPU, 2x4GB (DDR4-2133 MHz) memory, Radeon RX 460 graphics, AMD Custom Omen Driver 16.20.1029-160616a and Windows 10. PC manufacturers may vary configurations yielding different results. The following games were tested at 1080p on the following settings: DOTA2 (Ultra Presets), Fallout 4 (High Presets), Grand Theft Auto V (High Presets), Mirror’s Edge Catalyst (Medium Settings) and Shadow of Mordor (High Presets). The HP Omen RX 460 scored: 113.421, 45.867, 66.334, 45.215 and 48.134. The desktop Radeon RX 460 scored: 119, 50.039, 73.979, 50.936, and 55.75. Performance may vary based on use of latest drivers. Test results are not average and may vary. GRM-21

Clarice Simmons is a Senior Marketing Manager for the Radeon Technology Group at AMD. Her postings are her own opinions and may not represent AMD’s positions, strategies, or opinions. Links to third party sites, and references to third party trademarks, are provided for convenience and illustrative purposes only. Unless explicitly stated, AMD is not responsible for the contents of such links, and no third party endorsement of AMD or any of its products is implied.

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