New €2199 HP Omen Transcend 14-fb0100nf, powerful multimedia gaming laptop PC White 14″ 2.8K OLED 120Hz Meteor Lake i9 RTX 4070 Wi-Fi 7 RAM 32 GB

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Our opinion on the HP Omen Transcend 14-fb0100nf

Sober and elegant with its easy-to-carry white aluminum design, theHP Omen Transcend 14-fb0100nf is a high-definition, high-fidelity creative gaming laptop with its 14-inch 2.8K OLED DCI-P3 screen which improves fluidity in games with its 120Hz frequency. Supplied with a HyperX Cloud III wireless gaming headset, this multimedia Windows 11 Ultrabook is suitable for recent games thanks to its high-end NVIDIA Ada Lovelace GeForce RTX 4070 ray tracing graphics card which accelerates processing. This is also the case for its 32 GB of RAM and its hybrid Core Ultra 9 185H processor with Meteor Lake Intel Arc but also the fast 1 TB SSD storage which reinforces responsiveness. This thin and light compact laptop is also equipped with a backlit keyboard, an Infrared webcam for facial biometric authentication and even connectivity with Wi-Fi 7 be and Thunderbolt 4.

Features of the HP Omen Transcend 14-fb0100nf

Screen(s) 14″ OLED 2.8K 48-120Hz 16/10th 100% DCI-P3 DisplayHDR 500 fine edges low light emission (2880×1800, glossy)
Processor Intel Core Ultra 9 185H Meteor Lake (16 cores: 6P 8.1 GHz / 8E 3.8 GHz / 2LP-E)
Installed RAM (max) 32 GB (soldered) LPDDR5x 7467 MHz
Graphic card NVIDIA Ada Lovelace GeForce RTX 4070 8GB GDDR6 dedicated, Intel Arc integrated into the processor and Optimus
Storage 1TB M.2 SSD (NVMe PCIe 4.0 x4)
Connections 2 USB 3.2 (Gen2) + 1 USB 3.2 Type-C (Gen2) + 1 USB-C Thunderbolt 4, HDMI 2.1
Network Wi-Fi 7 be (2×2, Intel Killer BE200), Bluetooth 5.4
Backlit Keyboard Yes, RGB 4 zones anti-ghosting rollover 26 keys
Numeric keypad Yes
Windows Hello Yes, infrared webcam
Audio system 2 HP Audio Boost DTS:X Ultra speakers
Operating system Windows 11 64-bit
Announced autonomy / Battery 5 hours / Li-Polymer 6 cells 71Whr
Weight / Dimensions (mm) 1.63 Kg / 313 x 233.5 x 16.9-17.9

The HP Omen Transcend 14-fb0100nf faces the competition

The HP Omen Transcend 14-fb0100nf is now available in promotion at HP France (with HyperX Cloud III wireless headset provided) and offers a configuration/price ratio attractive for its category where it is one of the cheapest to offer such a high-performance graphics card and recent processor with such a high definition screen with such faithful colors, a biometric authentication system or even connectivity with Wi-Fi 7 and Thunderbolt in such a thin and light chassis.

If the HP Omen Transcend 14-fb0100nf does not meet all your criteria, you will find in our guide Gaming laptop other configurations to play with a similar budget. For the same budget, choose the model with the most powerful graphics card, it will have the greatest impact on performance.
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Chassis, connections, screen of the HP Omen Transcend 14-fb0100nf

With its ceramic white aluminum design, anodized and sandblasted finish, this versatile laptop has an elegant and discreet appearance while adopting the angular lines of a model targeting gamers.

This multimedia creator gaming laptop PC offers good connectivity including 2 USB-C including 1 Thunderbolt 4, Bluetooth 5.4 and Wi-Fi 7 B wireless modules for communicating and connecting remotely, a practical HDMI video output for easy connection to a TV or monitor for example, an audio port or even 2 USB 3.0 (USB 2.0 compatible) guaranteeing transfers up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 if you connect USB 3.0 devices.

As the webcam is Infrared, you can authenticate biometrically using facial recognition and Windows Hello technology.

The chiclet keyboard can of course be backlit, which is nice so that you can better discern its keys.

HP Omen Transcend 14-fb0100nf

The screen stands out on a number of points, such as its 2.8K definition superior to Full HD, ideal for High Definition content, its 16:10 format displaying more elements in height than the classic 16:9 format.
The screen is also distinguished by its OLED DCI-P3 specifications ensuring much more faithful colorimetry than average with great black depth as well as significant vertical and horizontal viewing angles. But also minimal latency here associated with a refresh rate of 120Hz higher than the standard 60Hz, which reinforces general fluidity, including in games.
OLED involves a glossy treatment which gives punch to the colors but is subject to reflections in bright environments (eg outdoors).

Performance, autonomy of the HP Omen Transcend 14-fb0100nf

The HP Omen Transcend 14-fb0100nf may appeal to those who wish to have an elegant compact High Definition multimedia laptop PC that performs well in gaming and creation.

As it features the dedicated high-end GeForce RTX 4070 ray tracing graphics card with NVIDIA Ada Lovelace architecture, this versatile Ultrabook is capable of running the most recent games that are intensive in 3D resources. Under the latter, however, some concessions may be necessary to benefit from good playability. Because the 2.8K definition of the screen requires more graphics calculations than Full HD, which results in a lower number of fps.

Gamers will therefore be delighted with the performance of the GeForce RTX 4070. And creative people too. Because under software that takes advantage of GPU computing power – e.g.: Adobe Photoshop/Premiere, Vegas, VSDC – the GeForce RTX 4070 accelerates multimedia processing.

NVIDIA Optimus technology automatically activates/deactivates the GeForce RTX 4070 in real time depending on the tasks performed.
Optimus actually favors operation on the Intel Arc as much as possible, a graphics solution inserted in the processor even though it is much less powerful. Because the Intel Arc is energy efficient, which promotes autonomy.

In terms of autonomy, expect around 5 hours of battery operation in light use.
Coming back to the GeForce RTX 4070, it is requested by Optimus to carry out graphics work deemed too heavy for the Intel Arc, typically for gaming.

The Iris Xe takes place in the Core Ultra 9 185H, Intel processor Meteor Lake with 16 hybrid cores, AI features and adjustable TDP. The Core Ultra 9 185H is coupled with a good amount of 32 GB RAM to provide good overall power capable of satisfying demanding users.

If this heart supports the GeForce RTX 4070 well in games, it will particularly delight creators. Because it performs multimedia processing much faster than if we were dealing with a classic Quad/Hexa Core and 8/16 GB DDR4/5. We particularly feel the difference in CPU and RAM resource-intensive work that takes advantage of multi-cores, such as 3D rendering, video editing or photo editing.

Obviously the storage is entrusted to an SSD, here with a large capacity of 1 TB to install and store multiple games, software and files including personal creations.

Thanks to the SSD, reaching online game cards is faster while starting/stopping, carrying out processing and launching games/software is faster, for example.

Generally speaking, the SSD provides much better fluidity and responsiveness on a daily basis than a hard drive.
Because an SSD is much faster, in addition to being silent, less energy-consuming and more resistant to shocks.

Finally, this easy-to-carry versatile multimedia gaming laptop PC heats up and makes itself heard when pushed hard (e.g. games, treatments).
A ventilated support can be associated with it to limit its temperatures (remember to check the dimensions carefully!).

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