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HP ZBook 15 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.9GHz 4GB Sep 2014
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HP ZBook Mobile WorkstationBe productive in the office or in the field. Take advantage of the HP ZBook 15 G2's powerful processing and graphics, simple scalability, and blazing-fast connectivity... More
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21 Reasons For

Good Brand

Medium processor core notebook PCs built by HP have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just medium processor core notebook PCs) and found that HP also has good reviews across its entire range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Fairly New PCI Express Slot Version

The average PCI Express slot version of comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the ZBook 15 is 2.2. At 3, the HP ZBook 15 has a quite new PCI Express slot version compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The ZBook 15 has more PCI Express lanes (max) than most of the notebook PCs of this age and spec. This notebook PC is a 16 PCI Express lane (max) laptop compared to most of the notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the ZBook 15 which only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Very Fast Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

Across all the portable PCs of this spec and age the maximum processor memory bandwidths range from 17GB/s to 32GB/s. With a maximum processor memory bandwidth of 32 gigabytes per second, the HP ZBook 15 has a very fast maximum processor memory bandwidth compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the ZBook 15 range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. At 1,250 megahertz, the ZBook 15 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The ZBook 15 is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the ZBook 15 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution amongst all laptops that were released more than two years ago.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across comparable types of laptop.

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Very Fast Processor Clock Speed

The HP ZBook 15 has a very fast processor clock speed (2.9 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ZBook 15. The average processor clock speed of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the ZBook 15 is 2.1GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ZBook 15 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than two years.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of portable PC is 133MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ZBook 15, the HP ZBook 15 has a front camera.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

The average hard drive speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years is 5,900 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM. The HP ZBook 15 has a quite fast hard drive speed (7,200 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ZBook 15.

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Very Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The ZBook 15 has one of the fastest maximum turbo frequencies (3.6 gigahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The maximum turbo frequencies of comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ZBook 15 range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Eight Battery Cells

The ZBook 15 is a eight battery cell count notebook PC.

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Very Big Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of 83 watt-hours, the HP ZBook 15 has a very big battery capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. The average battery capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 50Wh, and the battery capacities range from 23Wh to 100Wh.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The ZBook 15 is a three USB 3.0 port portable PC.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The ZBook 15 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago do have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

If the storage medium of this notebook PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on laptops of this type and age.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The ZBook 15 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although this is within the context that most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ZBook 15 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Heavy

The lightest laptop of a similar type and age to the ZBook 15 is 300g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg. The ZBook 15 is fairly heavy (2.8 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the ZBook 15.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP ZBook 15

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Screen Size

The ZBook 15 has a fairly average screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ZBook 15.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the HP ZBook 15 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ZBook 15.

If this medium processor core notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the DELL XPS 13[plb_2556381_price] (512GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Internal Memory

The HP ZBook 15 has a fairly average internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the ZBook 15.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Panel Type
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Thunderbolt 2 Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DisplayPort
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Operating System/software
Operating System
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Intel TSX-NI
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology
RJ-45 Port

Expert Reviews

(4)
12 November 2015

The HP ZBook Studio will be considered one of the best mobile workstations on the planet...if not one the best laptops...

11 November 2015

The HP ZBook Studio will be considered one of the best mobile workstations on the planet...if not one the best laptops...

28 February 2013

The Spectre XT 15t proved itself a competent and capable 15.6-inch multimedia notebook in our testing. The extra bright IPS display is gorgeous and has plenty of resolution for work; the touch...

Beautiful touchenabled display
Good build quality
Great keyboard and touchpad
Good port selection
Sleek design
Glossy Reflective display surface
Slow hard drive
Subpar battery life
Below-average graphics performance
17 November 2015

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Intel Xeon Processor
4K display
Lightweight
2TB max
32GB, only
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp 64b, hp 15u, hp 4340, hp 5200, hp 64bi, hp 64bit, hp 4340m, hp 5200u, k1m93awabd, k1m93awak8, hp p232319, k1m93awabu, hp p220170, hp p220170p, hp p232319p
Barcodes 00888793576014, 00888793576106, 00888793576175, 00888793576564, 00888793576632

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