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HP Zbook 15 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.7GHz 8GB 750GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.7GHz 8GB Nov 2013
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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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19 Reasons For

HP Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

Many processor core portable PCs produced by HP have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all notebook PCs (not just many processor core portable PCs) and found that HP also has good ratings across its entire range.

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At 1,300 megahertz, the Zbook 15 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,200MHz.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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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 common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This notebook PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution across all many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Zbook 15.

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

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speeds of many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Zbook 15 range from 1GHz to 3GHz. At 2.7 gigahertz, the Zbook 15 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Zbook 15.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the HP ZBook 15 (£1,474.78) (2.8GHz).

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Quite Long Battery Life

The HP Zbook 15 has a very long battery life (14.25 hours) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Zbook 15. Laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Zbook 15 have battery lifes of between 2.5h and 22h.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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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 many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also 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 portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Zbook 15.

Across similar types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The Zbook 15 has a front camera. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Zbook 15 also have a front camera.

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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 many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Zbook 15 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 18GB. The Zbook 15 has a fairly big maximum internal memory (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Zbook 15.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speeds of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Zbook 15 range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. The HP Zbook 15 has a quite fast hard drive speed (7,200 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Zbook 15.

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4x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

The Zbook 15 has a maximum memory slots of 4x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of the most common memory slot of 2x SO-DIMM.

A 4x SO-DIMM memory slot is in fact the best memory slots across all laptops of a similar age and spec to the Zbook 15.

The worst memory slots across similar types of portable PC is 1x SO-DIMM.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of 3.7 gigahertz, the Zbook 15 has one of the faster maximum turbo frequencies amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The slowest maximum turbo frequency of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Zbook 15 is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 3.9GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.2GHz.

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Eight Processor Threads

The Zbook 15 is a eight processor thread laptop.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The HP Zbook 15 has a quite big processor cache (6 megabytes) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than two years. The average processor cache of comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 4.8MB.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Eight Battery Cells

The Zbook 15 is a eight battery cell count portable PC.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to 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, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Zbook 15.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP Zbook 15 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The HP Zbook 15 has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. Most many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age 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 notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Zbook 15.

Amongst comparable types of portable PC the best Wi-Fi standard is 802.11n.

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Heavy

Notebook PCs of this type and age have weights of between 430g and 4.8kg, and the average weight is 2.5kg. With a weight of 2.9 kilograms, the Zbook 15 is one of the heavier many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Zbook 15 amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

If you would consider a notebook PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the HP Probook 470 (2.9kg).

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP Zbook 15

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when HP released the Zbook 15.

Average Internal Memory

The Zbook 15 has a relatively average internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Zbook 15.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Zbook 15 has a pretty standard screen size compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the Zbook 15.

Alternative 15.6" laptops currently available that you might want to look at include the Asus N56VZ which has better reviews.

Laptops with a bigger screen size that might be worth considering include the MSI GS70 (17").

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Zbook 15 has a pretty typical total storage capacity (750 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Zbook 15.

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HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to 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.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by 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
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
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
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Connection
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
Microphone in Port
Thunderbolt Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPort
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
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 Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Intel Trusted Execution 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 Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
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

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Product Identifiers

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