06 January 2020
HP has refreshed its Pavilion gaming desktop and laptop PCs range to accommodate new mid-range products power by AMD Ryzen processors. There are new Pavilion Gaming Desktop and the Pavilion Gaming Laptop 15 that have been introduced at Gamescom event 2019.
The Pavilion Gaming Desktop now also comes powered by AMD Ryzen 7 8-core processor, apart from 9th-gen Intel i7 8-core processor. You can also switch out the processor for a new third-gen AMD Ryzen 3700X is you prefer. You can have the option to stretch the graphics option up to the powerful NVIDIA RTX 2070. The desktop comes with 32GB RAM, up to 1TB of PCI-Express storage, and an optional 5TB of hard drive space. There’s also an option of Intel Optane memory if you wish to create a caching drive.
The Pavilion Gaming Desktop comes with an internal cooling where the CPU cooler is larger and denser. It comes with four USB-A ports, as well as a USB-C port, an SD-card reader, and a headphone jack.
Together with the Desktop, HP has also launched a new Pavilion Gaming 15 laptop which combines third-gen Ryzen mobile processors with NVIDIA GTX graphics. It comes with powerful internals for gamers. The base configuration starts with an AMD Ryzen 5 3350H quad-core CPU coupled with up to 16GB DDR4 memory, 512GB of PCIExpre NVME storage, and an NVIDIA 1050 graphics chip.
It features a 15.6-inch 1080p with 60Hz refresh rate display. There are also options of the Pavilion Gaming 15 laptop, in case you want to spend more for a better or high-end configuration. This includes an AMD Ryzen 7 CPU, up to NVIDIA GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q graphics, a 144GHz 1080p display, and up to a TB of SSD.
HP has also upgraded the chassis and cooling design of the Pavilion Gaming 15 laptop. There are now narrower bezels, and it’s 4 percent thinner than the last year’s model. There are now larger external vents for better heat dissipation. It’s also enlarged the internal heat pipes that aim to keep everything cool and quiet.
Together with the new gaming desktop, HP has also unveiled the Gaming Keyboard 800 that features quiet and red mechanical switches with anti-ghosting n-key rollover. It comes with a comfortable detachable wrist rest and four-zone LED lighting with on-the-fly backlit modes.
The HP Pavilion Gaming 15 will go on sale this September, starting at $800 and the sale for Gaming desktop goes live this month, at a starting price of $700. Also, the Pavilion Gaming Keyboard 800 is available now via HP.com and other retailers for a starting price of $79.99.