• CPU: Intel Core i5-10300H
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q
  • Display: 16.1″, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS
  • Storage: 512GB SSD
  • RAM: 2x 4GB DDR4, 2933 MHz
  • Weight: 2.35 kg (5.2 lbs)

Pros

  • Up to 64GB of RAM in dual-channel mode + NVMe drive support
  • The display doesn't flicker at any brightness level (Panda LM156LF-2F01)
  • Covers 96% of sRGB and has a great color accuracy (with our Gaming and Web design profile)
  • 144Hz IPS display option with quick response time
  • Decent performance and cooling
  • HP is first to experiment with 16" screen on a gaming notebook

Cons

  • Flimsy build quality
  • The keyboard is not the best for gamers

HP Pavilion Gaming 16 - Specs Also known as HP Pavilion Gaming 16 (16-a0030ca)

CPU Performance #61
  • Intel Core i7-1165G7 45.5%
  • Intel Core i5-10300H
  • Intel Core i5-1135G7 45.5%
  • Intel Core i5-10400H 45.5%
  • Intel Core i5-9300H 1.5%
GPU Performance #52
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop) 5.3%
  • NVIDIA Quadro RTX 3000 (6GB GDDR6) 3.9%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (6GB GDDR5) 2.1%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q (6GB GDDR5) 4.2%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti (Laptop) 7%
Display
16.1″, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS
panel 1
Innolux N161HCA-GA1 (CMN1602)
Color accuracy 2.5 -> 0.7
HDD/SSD
512GB SSD
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 M.2 NVMe slot See photo
RAM
2x 4GB DDR4, 2933 MHz
OS
Windows 10 Home
Battery
52.5Wh, 3-cell
Body Material
Plastic / Polycarbonate
Dimensions
370 x 262.4 x 23.6 mm (14.57" x 10.33" x 0.93")
Weight
2.35 kg (5.2 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), DisplayPort
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps), Sleep and Charge
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • HDMI 2.0
  • Card Reader SD
  • Ethernet LAN 10, 100, 1000 Mbit/s
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac/ax
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Audio jack 3.5 Combo Jack
Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera HD
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone Dual Array Digital Microphone
  • Speakers 2 Speakers, Bang & Olufsen
  • Optical drive

 

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DISPLAY: 16.1-inch, 1920x1080, IPS

Name Innolux N161HCA-GA1 (CMN1602)
Diagonal 16.1"
Pixel density 136.83 ppi
Brightness 338 cd/m2
sRGB 96%
PWM frequency No PWM (Flicker-Free)
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920x1080
Becomes "Retina" from 25 inches (64 cm)
Contrast 1240:1
dE Color Checker 2.5 0.7
PWM Rating 10.0: (safe)
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Design and Gaming

This profile is aimed at designers who work with colors professionally, and for games and movies as well. Design and Gaming takes display panels to their limits, making them as accurate as possible in the sRGB IEC61966-2-1 standard for Web and HDTV, at white point D65.

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Health-Guard

Health-Guard eliminates the harmful Pulse-Width Modulation (PWM) and reduces the negative Blue Light which affects our eyes and body. Since it’s custom tailored for every panel, it manages to keep the colors perceptually accurate. Health-Guard simulates paper so the pressure on the eyes is greatly reduced.

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i5-10300H

Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
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GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q

Some games you can play on this laptop

Apex Legends
MIN
MED
MAX
 
Bench
200
fps
149
fps
101
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
FIFA 21
LOW
 
 
Bench
159
fps
148
fps
 
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
ARK: Survival Evolved
LOW
MED
Bench
140
fps
61
fps
49
fps
32
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
GTA V
184
fps
131
fps
69
fps
42
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Red Dead Redemption 2
MIN
MED
Bench
83
fps
51
fps
29
fps
-
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
98
fps
85
fps
64
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Cyberpunk 2077
LOW
MED
Bench
79
fps
65
fps
51
fps
43
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Minecraft
MIN
MAX
 
 
Bench
1726
fps
108
fps
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
PES 2021
LOW
 
 
Bench
222
fps
136
fps
 
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Assassin's Creed Valhalla
LOW
MED
Bench
74
fps
62
fps
50
fps
43
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
DOOM Eternal
LOW
MED
 
Bench
133
fps
121
fps
105
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Fortnite
LOW
MED
 
Bench
97
fps
75
fps
68
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
CS:GO
LOW
MED
MAX
 
Bench
410
fps
344
fps
288
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Assassin's Creed Odyssey
LOW
MED
Bench
96
fps
84
fps
72
fps
47
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
The Witcher 3
LOW
MED
Bench
150
fps
111
fps
93
fps
60
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
DOTA 2
LOW
MAX
Bench
206
fps
167
fps
161
fps
141
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Battlefield 5
LOW
MED
Bench
156
fps
116
fps
98
fps
89
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
World of Tanks
MIN
MED
 
Bench
678
fps
237
fps
117
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
League of Legends
MED
MAX
 
Bench
266
fps
225
fps
209
fps
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
PUBG
169
fps
118
fps
109
fps
90
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Metro Exodus
LOW
 
Bench
106
fps
44
fps
20
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Total War: THREE KINGDOMS
LOW
MED
Bench
170
fps
96
fps
57
fps
41
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Borderlands 3
118
fps
85
fps
55
fps
42
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Need For Speed Heat
LOW
 
Bench
98
fps
82
fps
72
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Overwatch
 
Bench
278
fps
182
fps
115
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Team Fortress 2
LOW
MAX
 
 
Bench
168
fps
158
fps
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Warframe
LOW
 
 
Bench
324
fps
153
fps
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Rocket League
 
 
Bench
603
fps
260
fps
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
PES 2020
LOW
 
 
Bench
222
fps
136
fps
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Halo: Reach
 
Bench
300
fps
258
fps
208
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Shadow of the Tomb Raider
123
fps
76
fps
71
fps
45
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Six Siege
284
fps
192
fps
174
fps
153
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Far Cry New Dawn
LOW
 
Bench
104
fps
85
fps
77
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
DOOM
LOW
MED
 
Bench
168
fps
143
fps
137
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Rise of the Tomb Raider
174
fps
114
fps
56
fps
36
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
For Honor
MED
 
Bench
115
fps
110
fps
84
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Resident Evil 2
147
fps
123
fps
106
fps
90
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
FIFA 20
LOW
 
 
Bench
268
fps
230
fps
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Gears 5
LOW
MED
Bench
136
fps
91
fps
75
fps
57
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Wildlands
85
fps
77
fps
68
fps
43
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Hearthstone
LOW
MED
 
Bench
539
fps
520
fps
60
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Darksiders Genesis
LOW
MED
Bench
188
fps
126
fps
107
fps
101
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)

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