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HP’s Black Friday sale begins in earnest with discounts on a slew of tech goodies, including an RTX 3080/3090 powered PC

It’s Black Friday and HP has joined the deals party by knocking money off a range of tech goodies, including some of the best laptops available, 144Hz monitors, and pre-built PCs that come with an RTX 3080 and RTX 3090 card.

Our favorite 2-in-1 Ultraportable gets a Tiger Lake upgrade. Reduced to $819

For a great little laptop that doubles as an excellent tablet, you’ll struggle to find better than the HP Spectre x360. The worthy winner of the best 2-in-1 Ultraportable category in out Best Laptops guide, this 13.3-inch model comes with an all-new 11th-gen Core i5/i7 CPU that features the company’s new Xe integrated graphics.

You also get up to 16GB of RAM, a speedy M.2 SSD with the option of a free Optane upgrade, and a HP Pen. The touch display is one of the Spectre’s best features, especially if you go for the OLED option, which has colors and vibrancy that outshines IPS screens. It also boasts excellent build quality, with a brushed metal finish and a 360-degree hinge for switching between laptop and tablet modes.

Despite being a 2.8-pound 2-in-1, the Spectre x360 boasts a slew of features: a Windows Hello-compatible webcam, a fingerprint reader, Wi-Fi 6 AX 201 (2×2), Bluetooth 5, two Thunderbolt 4 USB-C ports (40Gbps signaling rate), a USB-A 3.1 port (5Gbps signaling rate), a MicroSD slot, and a 3.5mm audio jack.

HP is knocking $250 off the price of the Spectre x360 during Black Friday. The base model starts at $819 with free shipping along with 15% off monitors and select accessories.

For those after a bit more screen real estate, HP is discounting the 15-inch version of the Spectre X360 by $150. It comes with an 11th-gen Intel CPU along with a 4K display and 16GB of RAM as standard. The laptop starts at $1,349. The 14-inch version also has 11th-gen CPUs and starts at $1,149.99 ($150 off the usual price)

HP Spectre 15-inch Laptop: 4K, GTX 1650 Ti, reduced by $450 to $1,149

A laptop for work, content creation/consumption, and some light gaming, the HP Spectre Laptop 15t-eb000 comes with a Core i7-1050H, a 4K touch display (AMOLED optional), and GTX 1650 Ti (Max-Q) as standard. With a massive $450 off, it starts at $1,149.

The Spectre can be packed with up 1TB of SSD storage alongside some free Optane memory, while RAM comes in 8GB or 16GB. You also get an active pen included free (the laptop flips into a tablet), along with an array of ports, including Thunderbolt 3 USB Type-C, standard Type-C, Type-A, Mini DisplayPort, and HDMI 2.0b.

The HP Envy 17-inch with 11th-gen Intel CPU starts at just $749

If you’re looking for a traditional laptop for school or work and value a large screen along with the latest 11th-gen Intel processor, the HP Envy 17t-cg100 should fit the bill. It features a Core i5-1135G7 or Core i7-1165G7 (complete with Intel’s Xe Graphics) and can be upgraded with Nvidia’s GeForce MX450.

The Envy comes with up to 32GB of RAM and up to 1 TB of NVMe M.2 storage, while the display is available in either FHD or 4K variants. You also get a webcam, Wi-Fi 6 AX 201 (2×2), Bluetooth 5, SD card reader, USB Type-C, three USB Type-A ports, HDMI 2.0b, 1 Mini DisplayPort, and a headphone jack.

The HP Envy 17 starts at $749 with free shipping and usual accessory/monitor discounts. There’s also a 13-inch version that starts at $699 and comes with an optional touch display.

Omen 30L desktops, now with Ryzen, RTX 3080 and RTX 3090 options, starting at $999

HP is discounting some of its powerful Omen 30L desktop gaming PCs this Black Friday. Buyers get the choice of AMD (Ryzen 3600/3700X/3900) or 10th gen i5/i7/i9 CPUs, while graphics options go all the way up to an RTX 3080 or RTX 3090—one of the few ways you can get hold of the cards, at least for the next few months.

The PCs come with up to 2 TB M.2 SSD and various extra storage drives, 64GB of HyperX DDR4-3200 XMP RGB SDRAM, 500W or 750W PSUs, Wi-Fi 6 AX 201 (2×2), and Bluetooth 5.

In addition to saving between $200 and $250 on the builds, HP is offering money off coupons when you spend over a certain amount on the Intel models, letting you save even more money.

The Ryzen-powered Omen 30L (Ryzen 5 3600/RX 5700XT) starts at $999, while the Intel machines start at $1,049 (Core i5-10600K/GTX 1660 Ti). The RTX 3080/3090 build starts at $1,699.

Professionals and businesses should check out the HP Z4 G4 Workstation. Starting at $1,626 (almost $1,000 off), it can be customized with a range of Xeon or Core i9 CPUs, an Nvidia Quadro or Radeon Pro graphics card, and up to 128GB of RAM. It also comes with enterprise options such as RAID setups, networking options, and a Linux OS.

For a more budget-friendly gaming desktop in a compact design, check out the HP Pavilion TG01-0170m (above). Starting at $629 for a Ryzen 5 3500/GTX 1650, it can be specced up to a Ryzen 7 3700X/RTX 2060 Super with 32GB of RAM.

FHD and QHD 144Hz gaming monitors, from $211 to $292

With HP giving offering even deeper discounts on monitors, you might want a high refresh-rate display to go with your new PC. There are two on offer, both offering 144Hz refresh rates and AMD FreeSync tech (G-Sync supported).

The Omen by HP 25 offers a 25-inch TN panel, 1080p resolution, 400 nits brightness, and several ports (three USB 3.0, 2 HDMI 1.4, 1 DisplayPort 1.2, headphone jack), along with a 1ms response time, making it a great choice for competitive multiplayer action. It starts at $234, and you can get another 10 percent off using the code BFCMDA10, which knocks the price down to $211.

The impressive HP X27i 2K, meanwhile, ups the size to 27 inches and resolution to 2560 x 1440 (QHD), the ideal combination for modern games. It’s a gorgeous IPS panel with a 4ms response time, tiny bezels, HDMI 2.0, and a single DisplayPort 1.2. The monitor is down to $324, but the code BFCMDA10 reduces it to just $292.49

Elsewhere, HP is offering discounts on its extensive range of laptop and executive bags, including the top-reviewed HP Recycled Series 15.6-inch Backpack. There’s also money off its Thunderbolt and USB-C docks.

This is a sponsored post brought to you in collaboration with the HP Store.

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