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HP ZBook 15 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.6GHz 16GB 512GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.6GHz 16GB Jan 2015
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Create anywhere using HP's ZBook workstation Ultrabook [3] in a 15.6 diagonal screen size. This customizable workstation delivers impressive professional 3D graphics and outstanding performance... More
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18 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Medium processor core notebook PCs produced by HP have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all notebook PCs (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 portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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

The HP ZBook 15 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ZBook 15 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 a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most common display resolution.

This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution across all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ZBook 15.

The worst display resolution amongst comparable types of laptop is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Very Big Internal Memory

Across all the comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to the ZBook 15 the internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB. The ZBook 15 has one of the biggest internal memory (16 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

The slowest processor clock speed of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the ZBook 15 is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3.3GHz. The ZBook 15 has one of the faster processor clock speeds (2.6 gigahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

If this medium processor core notebook PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to look at the Acer Aspire E5-573[plb_3010583_price] (2.7GHz).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP ZBook 15 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of this spec and age. This HP notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this HP laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all laptops of this type and age is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The ZBook 15 has a better storage medium than most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it 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 in fact the best storage medium across all medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ZBook 15.

Across similar types of laptop the worst storage medium is HDD.

If the storage medium of this notebook PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the Elitebook 820 G2[pl_2886802_price] (SSD), or the EliteBook 820 G2[pl_2897415_price] (SSD) both from HP.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The ZBook 15 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the ZBook 15.

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The ZBook 15 has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it. The worst processor family of all portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ZBook 15 is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Has a Front Camera

The ZBook 15 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ZBook 15 also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of 3.2 gigahertz, the ZBook 15 has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year. Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ZBook 15 the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.8GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.9GHz.

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Two Installed SSDs

The ZBook 15 is a two installed SSD notebook PC.

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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 more than a year ago.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most laptops of a comparable age and spec to the ZBook 15 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the ZBook 15 which has four USB 3.0 ports.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The ZBook 15 has a quite big processor cache (4 megabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ZBook 15. The smallest processor cache of similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ZBook 15 is 1MB, the biggest is 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP ZBook 15 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although keep in mind that most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Three Battery Cells

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

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on 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 laptop was released over two years ago.

Average Screen Size

The ZBook 15 has a pretty average screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ZBook 15.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The ZBook 15 has a pretty typical total storage capacity (512 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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Average Weight

At 1.9 kilograms, the ZBook 15 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the ZBook 15.

Alternative laptops with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the HP 15[plb_2741837_price] (1.9kg).

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Supported Number of Colours Display
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board 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
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC)
4G
Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN)
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
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
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPort
VGA Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start 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 Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
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)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
WiFi Certification
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

(34)
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...

27 March 2015

A sort of one-size-fits-all for the productive professional, the ZBook 15u G2 is an acceptable, if overly expensive addition to a lineup of high-powered portables that promise users a mix of...

Fast enough to handle general work
Design is clean, professional
Rated at militarygrade toughness
Solid performance, plenty of ports including Thunderbolt, fantastic DreamColor display
Good performance
Too expensive for what you get
1080p doesn't impress at this price
Bulky, heavy, and awkward
Lackluster battery life
Expensive
18 November 2014

System FeaturesThe HP ZBook 15 features a 15.6" LCD-backlit display with an antiglare matte finish and a maximum resolution of 1,920 x 1,080. As we've come to expect from HP, the image is crisp,... Read more…

Lisa Gad reviews the HP ZBook 15, a powerful laptop or mobile workstation. The ZBook weighs 6.2 pounds and it runs on 4th generation Intel Haswell Core CPUs with NVIDIA Quadro dedicated graphics.... Read more…

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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 6 April 2014 by Jp-the-man
(Verified Purchase)

I needed a lot of computing power and I ended up buying the Zbook. I took it with an upgrade to 32 GB memory. The computer certainly delivers on the computing power side. This PC can crank through... Read more…

Powerful

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp p232330, hp p232357, hp p232330p, hp p232357p
Barcodes 00889296207924, 00889296208013, 00889296208075, 00889296208181, 00889296208273, 00889296208334, 00889296208396, 04053162959330

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