HP is one of the better rated laptop manufacturers according to average expert and user reviews, and HP also has good ratings for its medium processor core notebook PCs.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.
Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
The ZBook 14 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
The HP ZBook 14 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.
This notebook PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution amongst all notebook PCs of this age and spec.
The worst display resolution across comparable types of notebook PC is 1024 x 768 pixels.
Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed
With a processor clock speed of 2.4 gigahertz, the ZBook 14 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the ZBook 14. The slowest processor clock speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3.3GHz.
If you want a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the Asus UX303UB[plb_2993330_price] (2.5GHz and higher rated).
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The ZBook 14 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Notebook PCs of this spec and age processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).
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SSD Storage Medium
The HP ZBook 14 has an SSD storage medium which is better than most portable PCs of this type and age. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago have an HDD storage medium. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.
An SSD storage medium is actually the best storage medium across all notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the ZBook 14.
An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium across comparable types of portable PC.
If the storage medium of this medium processor core notebook PC is too bad for you then you might want to look at the Elitebook 820 G2[pl_2886802_price] (SSD), or the EliteBook 820 G2[pl_2897415_price] (SSD) both from HP.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The ZBook 14 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago also have a full-size keyboard.
Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family
The ZBook 14 has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than most notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The processor family of all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year ranges from AMD E to Intel Core i7-4xxx.
Has a Front Camera
The ZBook 14 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ZBook 14.
L3 Processor Cache
This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.
Four USB 3.0 Ports
Most similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ZBook 14 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the ZBook 14 which has four USB 3.0 ports.
802.11n WiFi Standard
This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.
Has a Touch Sensitive Screen
Unlike most of the other laptops that have been around for more than a year which do not have a touch sensitive screen, the ZBook 14 has a touch sensitive screen.
Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 16 gigabytes, the ZBook 14 has a fairly big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for more than a year. Comparable spec laptops that were released one year ago have maximum internal memory (64-bit) of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 13GB.
Fairly Big Cache Memory
At 4 megabytes, the ZBook 14 has a quite big cache memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. Laptops of this age and type have cache memories of between 1MB and 4MB, and the average cache memory is 3.1MB.
Quite Big Processor Cache
With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the ZBook 14 has one of the bigger processor caches amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average processor cache of laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the ZBook 14 is 3.1MB.
Quite High Front Camera Resolution
The front camera resolutions of laptops of this age and type range from 0.3MP to 2MP. With a front camera resolution of 1.3 megapixels, the ZBook 14 has one of the higher front camera resolutions amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.
2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot
This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.
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Very Small Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the ZBook 14 has one of the smaller total storage capacity amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Laptops of a similar age and spec to the ZBook 14 have total storage capacity of between 16GB and 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB.
Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ZBook 14 is 2MB and the biggest is 4.1GB. At only 1,024 megabyte, the ZBook 14 has a quite small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.
Only Three Battery Cells
The HP ZBook 14 is a three battery cell count portable PC.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.
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4 Other reasons to consider the HP ZBook 14
Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when this medium processor core notebook PC was released.
Average Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the ZBook 14 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.
If this medium processor core notebook PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (12GB).
Average Screen Size
The ZBook 14 has a pretty standard screen size (14 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.
Notebook PCs with a bigger screen size that might also be worth considering include the Lenovo ThinkPad T550[plb_2776436_price] (15.5").
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At 1.7 kilograms, the ZBook 14 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ZBook 14.
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-5xxx
Processor Clock Speed
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Conflict Free Processor
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Cache Type
Maximum Internal Memory
1 x 8
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
1920 x 1080
Touch Sensitive Screen
Full HD, HD
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 5500
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
DTS Studio Sound
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Windows 7 Professional
Recovery Operating System
Windows 8, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 8.1
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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