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HP OMEN 25L Gaming PC (GT12-0109)

HP OMEN 25L Gaming PC (GT12-0109)

This model ranked #1 among Stationary Computers priced over $1425 in terms of bang-for-the-buck.

This gaming rig has impressive specs, promising to deliver high-fidelity experiences, even with demanding AAA games.

The case has plenty of room for upgrades and makes it easier to adapt your PC to evolving needs. The process is also well-documented, making it even easier to handle by yourself if you feel up to it.

Other Considerations

Here are a few things about this Stationary Computer which could come as a surprise. For each point, you will find how to fix it (if it's an issue) and how much to budget for it. Not every point below will be a concern, but hopefully, we can keep your surprises to a minimum.

Speakerless. This Stationary Computer needs external speakers to play sounds. Your options are to hook it up to a TV or a monitor with built-in speakers, use external speakers or a headset.$30+

No Camera or Microphone. If your plans include skyping with family members or playing with your friends online, you would need a webcam or, for best results, a headset and microphone.$40+

Screenless. If you don't already have a monitor from your last computer, you could connect this Stationary Computer to a TV or get a new monitor.$120+

No Optical Drive. If you still use CDs, DVDs, or Blu-Ray disks on a regular basis, you will need an external drive to read them with this Stationary Computer.$30+

Assuming you are starting over fresh, you can expect to spend $320 on accessories, for a total cost of $2620.

Who it's For

  • Hardcore Gamer
  • Long-Term Gamer
  • Serious Video Editor
  • Serious Music Producer
  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared to other Stationary Computers

Bang for the Buck88th percentile
Versatility46th percentile
Power (General Purpose)100th percentile
Power (Graphical)96th percentile
Power (Large Files & Multitasking)97th percentile
Storage Space76th percentile
Portability38th percentile
Ease of Maintenance100th percentile
Longevity83th percentile

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck94th percentile
Versatility43th percentile
Power (General Purpose)100th percentile
Power (Graphical)98th percentile
Power (Large Files & Multitasking)97th percentile
Storage Space90th percentile
Portability15th percentile
Ease of Maintenance100th percentile
Longevity93th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows

CPU

AMD Ryzen 7 3700X, 8 cores clocked from 3.6 to 4.4 GHz

GPU

Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070, 8 GB

Memory

16 GB

Storage

1.5 TB total, Solid State (very fast), 72000+ RPM hard drive (fast)

Dimensions and Weight

Dimensions (cm): w16.51 × d39.44 × h43.3

Dimensions (in): w6.5 × d100.18 × h109.98

Weight (kg): 11.45

Weight (lbs.): 25.25

Features

  • Fixed storage: Solid State (very fast)
  • Fixed storage: 72000+ RPM hard drive (fast)
  • DisplayPort
  • DVI
  • HDMI
  • USB Type-C
  • USB 3.1
  • USB Type-A
  • USB 3.2
  • Ethernet 10
  • Ethernet 100
  • Ethernet 1000 (Gigabit)
  • 3.5mm Headphone+Microphone combo jack
  • Analog Surround Sound Output
  • Bluetooth 5
  • Wi-Fi a
  • Wi-Fi b
  • Wi-Fi g
  • Wi-Fi n
  • Wi-Fi ac
  • Wi-Fi 6 ax

Maintenance and Upgrades

Commonly Replaced Components

Local Storage: Easy project for an enthusiast

Memory: Easy DIY project

GPU: Easy project for an enthusiast

Additional Ressources

Software Compatibility

Here's how you can expect this stationary computer to fare with popular software based on developpers specified system requirements. For reference, a 1-star rating means minimal requirements are met and a 3-stars rating means recommended specs are met. Ratings beyond the 3-stars point could be advisable for uncommon scenarios like modding, working with very large and complex documents, etc.

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