HP Omen X Emperium 65 Review

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Despite its low color uniformity and lack of FreeSync compatibility, the HP Omen X Emperium remains a great option thanks to a rapid response time, low input lag, and a 144Hz variable refresh rate.

Product Snapshot


The HP Omen X Emperium is a flagship release from HP that was announced in early 2019. The 65-inch gaming display is packed with impressive features such as a rapid 4ms response time that eliminates motion blur, a low 8ms input lag for quick responsiveness, and a high contrast ratio for easy visibility in a dark setting. The gaming display also boasts an Nvidia Shield TV platform for access to popular streaming sites, making it more streamlined for entertainment viewing than the competing LG 27GL83A-B. The Omen X also features a remote for convenient control and a soundbar to provide an immersive listening experience. Get to the end of this HP Omen X Emperium Review to find out what else lies in store and see if it’s got what it takes to rival the top-rated computer monitors in the market.


our Verdict

The HP Omen X Emperium is a top-notch gaming monitor that will make competitive gamers swoon. Its 65-inch screen is perfect for co-op gaming, with a wide field of view, excellent color accuracy, impressive HDR brightness, and minimal input lag. Plus, it looks great. The only downsides are its poor color uniformity and lack of FreeSync support.

Reason to Buy

  • Impressive peak HDR brightness
  • Soundbar amplifies sound
  • Deep, dark blacks
  • Decent viewing angles
  • Great color accuracy

Reason to Avoid

  • Bad color uniformity
  • No FreeSync support
  • Large and heavy, therefore not easily portable

HP Omen X Emperium 65 Specs

Display TypeLED
HDMI Inputs3
HDR FormatYes
Max Resolution3840 x 2160 (4k)
Panel TypePanel TypeA-MVA
Refresh Rate144 Hz
Response TimeResponse Time4 ms
Screen size64.5"
Sync TechnologySync TechnologyG-Sync

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Test Results

Brightness (nits)714.285
Contrast Ratio (as ratio, x:1)29,100.5
Color Gamut/Accuracy % (DCI P3 xy)89
Color Gamut/Accuracy % (DCI P3 uv)0
Color Gamut % (Adobe RGB Coverage xy)0
Color Gamut % (sRGB Coverage xy)0
Color Gamut % (Rec. 2020 Coverage xy)0
Color Gamut % (Rec. 709 Coverage xy)97.4
Input Lag (ms)25.95
Response Time (ms)8
Reflections % (Total Reflections)0
Horizontal Viewing Angle (Washout Left)0
Horizontal Viewing Angle (Washout Right)0
Vertical Viewing Angle (Washout Above)0
Vertical Viewing Angle (Washout Below)0

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Expert Score Breakdown

  • PC Mag

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    There is nothing available in early 2019 that can top the HP Omen X 65… read more


    Luke Larsen
  • Tom’s Hardware

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    THE GOODBright, fast display that looks great while playing PC gamesSoundbar is surprisingly loud and… read more


    Dan Seifert
  • Digital Trends

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    The Omen X Emperium is a staggeringly huge gaming monitor, but it’s not quite a… read more


  • The Verge

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    The HP Omen X Emperium 65, the first Nvidia Big Format Gaming Display (BFGD), is… read more


    Tony Hoffman

Customer Score Breakdown

  • NR




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