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HP Victus 16 brings style and power to gaming

PC gaming is no longer just a form of entertainment these days nor an only an outlet for friendly connection, competition, and mental stimulation. It has become a truly huge virtual industry where anyone can play-to-earn real world money from, even build a glitzy esports career in!

No wonder a crowd of eager youngsters and hordes of young adults too, are dead set on getting a strategic piece of the action via an entry-level gaming laptop, like the popular Victus by HP 16 Powered by an AMD Ryzen™ 5 5600H 6-core/12-thread Mobile Processor with Radeon™ Graphics.

Known in the gaming community for its speed and affordability, let’s unravel why it is a favorite among rookies who are starting off on their gaming journey, beginning with a peek at its processor power, which is where competitive pros and neophytes alike loot at first when choosing a gaming laptop.

Power packed and fast

Packed under the hood of Victus by HP 16 is the AMD Ryzen™ 5 5600 H. This processor has 6 CPU cores, clocked up to 4.2 GHz (Turbo), has support SMT for a total of 12 threads, plus 16 MB of L3 cache. It also integrates a Radeon RX Vega 7 integrated graphics processor (with 7 CUs running at up to 1800 MHz).  Topping it off, its 512GB M.2 NVMe SSD allows you to easily store your game library and launch apps in a flash. Translated in layman’s terms, let’s just say it has high-performance productivity and optimal gaming written all over it!

The Victus by HP 16 employs a NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 graphics card with 4GB of GDDR6 VRAM for fluid visuals. The laptop is even capable of supporting up to a NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 should you need the additional performance boost. Its 16.1-diagonal inch QHD display gives off noticeably sharper, crisp images yet remain easy on the eyes even for those long gaming sessions. With its refresh rate of up 165hz you’ll be able to play without those annoying screen-tears and perform at your best in your favorite games. The higher refresh rate will help your accuracy significantly, especially in popular first-person shooters [FPS] games such as Valorant, CSGO, and Apex Legends.

Combining the screen’s wide 178° viewing angles and micro-edge bezel design, it’s easy to just get lost in on-screen action and get in “the zone”.

Cool in every way

This gaming laptop in mica silver boasts of an upgraded cooling system that helps keep the laptop cool, letting you have a comfortable gaming experience and tap into your flow amid intense moments of game play.

Adding to your heightened gaming experience is the laptop’s all-purpose keyboard that simply has it all – full backlighting, ergonomics, style, and of course, the most satisfying clickity clacks. Incidentally, of course, this makes it super cool as well for school or office work.

Pre-installed on the laptop is the OMEN Gaming Hub, HP’s internal software that lets you tinker around with fan speeds, lighting and accessory controls to optimize your gaming experience.

The dual speakers that come with the laptop are powered by a popular Danish brand called the Bang & Olufsen (B&O), delivering crisp sounds comparable to other gaming laptops. Definitely great for gaming, but also good for streaming music, movies, or just about any videos. When you’re not in the mood for games, take note that its integrated webcam’s wide-angle 88° field of view works great to chat with friends and family, along with its dual speakers, and dual-mic array.

Running on the Windows 11 Home operating system the Victus by HP 16 with up to 13.25 hours of battery life to boot, it is also just as ideal in meeting the daily challenges of college kids and young office warriors. The fast charge feature which allows users to do from 0 to 50% charge in approximately 30 minutes is especially useful for on-the-go content creators in a hybrid work setting – where the day job can sometimes happen at home, at the office, in a café, at a client’s office, and yes, even in the good old office cubicle. The unit even comes with Microsoft Office Home & Student 2021 pre-installed, giving you easy access to tools for your hybrid lifestyle.

Seamless wireless experience for work or play is supported with Wi-Fi 6 and 2×2 MU-MIMO support. You can also connect wireless accessories easily using Bluetooth 5.2.

Overall, the Victus by HP 16 laptop strikes a perfect balance by loading it up with specs that can handle gaming and other tasks as well with ease. Incidentally, this makes it ideal not just for gaming but also for audiovisual entertainment and creative content creation. An all-arounder, this makes it ideal for entry-level gamers who are looking for a midrange gaming laptop that also performs well for office and school work, and all without breaking the bank.

To know how to avail the Victus by HP 16 laptop and reach your full potential as a gamer, student, or office worker, visit your nearest Authorized HP Reseller store or check the HP Official Stores in Lazada at and in Shopee at