The HP Victus 16-e0314nf is a high-performance gamer laptop with 16GB of RAM and an AMD Ryzen 5 5600H Cezanne Hexa Core processor that accelerates multimedia processing like the dedicated NVIDIA Amperehaut GeForce RTX 3060 ray tracing graphics card capable of running the latest games. Featuring a 16-inch IPS Full HD anti-glare display that improves fluidity in games with its 144Hz frequency, this versatile Windows 11 laptop designed to play and create benefits from responsiveness enhanced by its fast 512GB SSD storage, a backlit keyboard or connectivity with Wi-Fi 6 and USB-C.
Performance, autonomy of the HP Victus 16-e0314nf
The HP Victus 16-e0314nf targets those who are looking for a versatile laptop in a comfortable format that performs well in gaming and creation.
Whether with the Radeon Vega 7 graphics unit inserted in the processor or the dedicated GeForce RTX 3060 card, you can look at photos and videos of course but also play light titles. The GeForce RTX 3060 is enabled by Optimus technology to perform graphics work that is deemed too heavy for the Radeon Vega 7, typically for gaming.
Optimus automatically switches between the GeForce RTX 3060 and the Radeon Vega 7 in real time. The latter is favored as much as possible to ensure the best possible autonomy because it consumes little power.
In this respect, expect about 7 hours of battery operation with light use.
Featuring NVIDIA Ampere architecture, the GeForce RTX 3060 ray tracing is a high-end dedicated graphics card for playing the latest games.
In addition to gamers, the GeForce RTX 3060 will be of interest to designers because it accelerates processing in GPU-powered software such as Adobe Photoshop/Premiere and Sony Vegas.
The Radeon Vega 7 sits in the Ryzen 5 5600H processor, an AMD Hexa Core APU (Accelerated Processing Unit) Cezanne here paired with 16GB of RAM to provide solid overall performance to satisfy a wide range of users.
While the contribution of the Hexa Core in games is currently variable depending on the title compared to a Quad Core, this core supports the GeForce RTX 3060 very well in games.
It also guarantees faster processing than a Quad Core processor and 8GB DDR4, especially in CPU- and RAM-intensive jobs using multicore, such as photo editing, video editing or 3D rendering, which creative people will appreciate.
On the storage side, there is a 512GB SSD, a capacity in line with the standard hard drives. However, if you need more space, you can always use an external storage unit. A USB-C/USB 3.0 device is an interesting option for fast transfers.
In any case an SSD offers several advantages compared to a hard disk. Because it is silent, more energy efficient, more shock resistant and much faster.
In practice, the SSD ensures a much better fluidity and reactivity in everyday life than a simple hard disk. Thanks to the SSD, game/software launches are much faster, as are start/stop and processing, and online games arrive on the cards faster.
Finally, this versatile creative gamer laptop heats up and makes itself heard when pushed hard (e.g. games, processing).
To contain temperatures, a ventilated stand can be used in addition (remember to check the dimensions!).
Features of the HP Victus 16-e0314nf
|Screen(s)||15.6” Full LED IPS 144Hz 45% NTSC 250cd/m² (1920×1080, anti-glare/matte)|
|Processor||AMD Ryzen 5 5600H Cezanne (3.3 GHz, 6 cores)|
|Installed RAM (max)||16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4 3200 MHz (64 GB), 2 slots (occupied)|
|Graphic card||NVIDIA Ampere GeForce RTX 3060 6 GB GDDR6 dedicated, Radeon Vega 7 processor integrated and Optimus|
|Storage||512GB M.2 SSD (NVMe PCIe 3.0, TLC)|
|connectors||3 USB 3.0 (1 chargeable) + 1 USB 3.2 Type-C (Gen1), HDMI 2.1, SD|
|Network||Wi-Fi 6 ax (2×2, Realtek), Bluetooth 5.2 + Gigabit Ethernet|
|Audio system||2 Bang&Olufsen speakers, HP Audio Boost|
|Operating system||Windows 11 64 bit|
|Announced autonomy / Battery||7 hours / Li-Ion 4 cells 70Whr (280gr)|
|Weight / Dimensions (mm)||2.48 Kg / 370 x 259 x 23.5|
HP Victus 16-e0314nf vs. the competition
The HP Victus 16-e0314nf is currently on special offer at E.Leclerc and is one of the cheapest in its category to offer such a powerful processor and graphics card with such a high frequency screen.
If this HP Victus 16-e0314nf doesn’t meet all your criteria, you’ll find other configurations to play with on a similar budget in our gamer laptop guide. For the same budget, choose the model with the most powerful graphics card, as this will have the most impact on performance.
HP Victus 16-e0314nf chassis, connectors, screen
The HP Victus 16-e0314nf has a relatively sober gamer look thanks to its dark design with angular lines.
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The connectivity integrated to this designer gamer laptop is good, composed of 1 USB-C, Bluetooth 5.2 and Wi-Fi ax modules (more recent and performing than Wi-Fi ac) to communicate and connect wirelessly, an HDMI video output useful to easily connect this computer to a TV or a monitor for example, Ethernet and audio ports but also 3 USB 3.0 (USB 2.0 compatible) guaranteeing transfers up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 if USB 3.0 peripherals are plugged in.
The chiclet keyboard can be backlit of course, which is useful for better distinguishing its keys in low-light environments.
Gamers will appreciate that the screen adopts a refresh rate of 144Hz higher than the standard 60Hz because it improves the fluidity in games significantly. The screen also lends itself well to the display of videos and more broadly of High Definition content due to its 16:9 format and its Full HD definition. As it is treated anti-reflection, the screen also offers a better visibility than a glossy slab in bright environments (eg outdoor). If its horizontal and vertical angles of vision are important thanks to its IPS technology, it is however not high-end and thus, the colorimetry is classic.