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HP ZBook 15 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

£1,416.39
£578.80 £837.59 cheaper than 24 days ago
4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.4GHz 8GB Aug 2014
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Unleash your creativity and break free from your desktop with a sleek HP ZBook 15 mobile workstation that keeps you productive in the field. Take advantage of powerful processing and graphics,... More
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HP ZBook 15 Review
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14 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

HP many processor core portable PCs have good ratings on average and across all laptops HP is one of the better rated manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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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 notebook PC, which is the most common display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution across all comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ZBook 15.

The worst display resolution across similar types of portable PC is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on portable PCs of this type and age.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The ZBook 15 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ZBook 15 also have a full-size keyboard.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP ZBook 15 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs of this spec and age. Most many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ZBook 15.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of laptop.

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SSD Storage Medium

The ZBook 15 has a better storage medium than most notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it. This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to 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 laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium amongst comparable types of portable PC.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP ZBook 15 has a front camera. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than two years also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The ZBook 15 has a quite big maximum internal memory (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. The maximum internal memory of notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ZBook 15 range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 18GB.

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4x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

The biggest memory slots of the ZBook 15 is 4x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of a 2x SO-DIMM notebook PC, which is the most common memory slots.

This laptop's memory slots (4x SO-DIMM) is actually the best memory slots across all notebook PCs of this age and type.

The worst memory slots across comparable types of laptop is 1x SO-DIMM.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Eight Battery Cells

Most many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ZBook 15 have between two and eight battery cells, including the HP ZBook 15 which has eight battery cells.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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6 Reasons Against

Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Laptops of this spec and age have total storage capacity of between 32GB and 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 710GB. With a total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the HP ZBook 15 has one of the smaller total storage capacity amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

If this laptop total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo E545 (500GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ZBook 15, the ZBook 15 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Heavy

At 2.8 kilograms, the HP ZBook 15 is quite heavy compared to most of the other laptops that came out more than two years ago. Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ZBook 15 the weights range from 430g to 4.8kg, and the average weight is 2.5kg.

If you would consider a notebook PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the HP ZBook 15 (2.8kg).

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The ZBook 15 has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than most portable PCs of this type and age. Most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it have an 802.11n WiFi standard.

This portable PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11a) is in fact the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst all many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the ZBook 15.

The best Wi-Fi standard across comparable types of portable PC is 802.11n.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP ZBook 15

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when HP released the ZBook 15.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.4 gigahertz, the ZBook 15 has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the ZBook 15.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo Y50 (2.5GHz).

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the HP ZBook 15 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the HP ZBook 15 has a relatively average screen size compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ZBook 15.

If this notebook PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Acer Aspire V Nitro 17 (17.3"), or the HP ZBook 17 G2 (17.3").

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Specification

Features
Design
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Product Type
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Processor
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Processor Family
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Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
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)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
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
Aspect Ratio
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
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
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
Thunderbolt Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DisplayPort
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel My WiFi 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 Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
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 Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
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
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
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Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
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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

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Product Identifiers

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4 core AMD A 1.5GHz 4GB 1TB HDD 15.6"
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4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 15.6"
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4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 15.6"
£ 278.99 £578.80
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