• 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 (16-a0032dx) - Specs

CPU Performance #47
  • Intel Core i7-10810U 45.5%
  • Intel Core i7-1185G7 45.5%
  • Intel Core i5-10300H
  • Intel Core i5-10400H 45.5%
  • Intel Core i5-9300H 1.5%
  • Intel Core i5-1135G7 45.5%
GPU Performance #31
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q 5.2%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop) 9.4%
  • 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 1060 Max-Q (3GB GDDR5) 7.2%
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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CPU Performance: Intel Core i5-10300H

GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q

Some games you can play on this laptop

Rise of the Tomb Raider
144+
fps
114
fps
56
fps
36
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
GTA V
144+
fps
131
fps
69
fps
42
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Wildlands
85
fps
77
fps
68
fps
43
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Six Siege
144+
fps
144+
fps
144+
fps
144+
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
For Honor
MED
 
Bench
115
fps
110
fps
84
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
DOTA 2
LOW
MAX
Bench
144+
fps
144+
fps
144+
fps
141
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
CS:GO
LOW
MED
MAX
 
Bench
144+
fps
144+
fps
144+
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Hearthstone
LOW
MED
 
Bench
144+
fps
144+
fps
60
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
World of Tanks
MIN
MED
 
Bench
144+
fps
144+
fps
117
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Rocket League
 
 
Bench
144+
fps
144+
fps
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Overwatch
 
Bench
144+
fps
144+
fps
115
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Fortnite
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
PUBG
144+
fps
118
fps
109
fps
90
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)
Shadow of the Tomb Raider
123
fps
76
fps
71
fps
45
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Minecraft
MIN
MAX
 
 
Bench
144+
fps
108
fps
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Darksiders Genesis
LOW
MED
Bench
144+
fps
126
fps
107
fps
101
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Halo: Reach
 
Bench
144+
fps
144+
fps
144+
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Metro Exodus
LOW
 
Bench
106
fps
44
fps
20
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Borderlands 3
118
fps
85
fps
55
fps
42
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Resident Evil 2
144+
fps
123
fps
106
fps
90
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Team Fortress 2
LOW
MAX
 
 
Bench
144+
fps
144+
fps
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Far Cry New Dawn
LOW
 
Bench
104
fps
85
fps
77
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Gears 5
LOW
MED
Bench
136
fps
91
fps
75
fps
57
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Red Dead Redemption 2
MIN
MED
Bench
83
fps
51
fps
29
fps
-
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
PES 2020
LOW
 
 
Bench
144+
fps
136
fps
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
PES 2021
LOW
 
 
Bench
144+
fps
136
fps
 
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
FIFA 20
LOW
 
 
Bench
144+
fps
144+
fps
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
The Witcher 3
LOW
MED
Bench
144+
fps
111
fps
93
fps
60
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Need For Speed Heat
LOW
 
Bench
98
fps
82
fps
72
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Apex Legends
MIN
MED
MAX
 
Bench
144+
fps
144+
fps
101
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
DOOM
LOW
MED
 
Bench
144+
fps
143
fps
137
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
DOOM Eternal
LOW
MED
 
Bench
133
fps
121
fps
105
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Battlefield 5
LOW
MED
Bench
144+
fps
116
fps
98
fps
89
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
98
fps
85
fps
64
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)
Total War: THREE KINGDOMS
LOW
MED
Bench
144+
fps
96
fps
57
fps
41
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Warframe
LOW
 
 
Bench
144+
fps
144+
fps
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)

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