HP OMEN 15 and 17 owners lounge

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  1. tweake628

    tweake628 Notebook Guru

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    hi everyone
    I would like to hear from other omen owners out there ...
    I be the first to say hi .
    I got my omen 17 as a awesome birthday present from my wife :)
    so far I love it
     
  2. tweake628

    tweake628 Notebook Guru

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    ok guess I am the only one that owns one lol
     
  3. axiant1

    axiant1 Notebook Enthusiast

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    I just got an Omen a few days ago. I like mine too! Haven't had any issues to speak of yet.

    The only things I don't particularly care for are:

    the red backlight and the red WASD keys, as if we couldn't find them without them being red. I kind of hope/wish that I could swap the keyboard out for one that's not so flashy.

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    It's also quite the fingerprint magnet. Mine looks like I've been eating greasy pizza all over the keyboard and wrist pad.
     
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    axiant1 Notebook Enthusiast

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    So on the other hand, the keyboard is nice to type on.

    The fans aren't loud and annoying as yet. I previously had a Clevo/Sager and it was such a pain in the butt with fans and noise. Playing any game on my old Sager/Clevo caused the fans to go wild and be extremely noisy.

    The screen is very nice. Crisp, clear, and bright.

    Despite it being ~8 pounds, it's comfortable sitting on my lap for extended periods of time.
     
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    tweake628 Notebook Guru

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    I like the red back lighting the awds keys not so much
    did you get yours at best buy ? we have the same model
     
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    axiant1 Notebook Enthusiast

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    Yep, Best Buy indeed.
     
  7. tweake628

    tweake628 Notebook Guru

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    I kinda guessed .I don't see the rx580 on HP wed site for the omen .......my wife got it for me as a bday prez she knows I like radeon cards and saw this and got it . so far the rx580 has handled everything I have tried including battle field 1 on ultra and max AA
     
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    GreatD Notebook Geek

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    I still need to figure out how to open up my HP Omen, I have the model w200na- earlier model design to the dragon red style gaming laptop out at the moment. I want to upgrade the SSD m.2 drive to a 512 GB one. 128 GB is to small I feel. Any tips or suggestions on how to pry open the HP Omen 17 earlier model would be greatly appreciated. :)
     
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