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HP ZBook 15u G2

HP ZBook 15u G2 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.6GHz 16GB 512GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.6GHz 16GB Feb 2015
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HP Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all HP portable PCs and also specifically for HP medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases HP had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.

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 laptops of this spec and age.

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

The HP ZBook 15u G2 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of portable PCs that have been available for more than a year is 1.7GB and the biggest is 16GB. The ZBook 15u G2 has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ZBook 15u G2.

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Price Has Recently Dropped by £212.03

In the last 14 days the ZBook 15u G2 has dropped in price by £212.03.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The ZBook 15u G2 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 portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution across all similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the ZBook 15u G2.

Across comparable types of portable PC the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

At 2.6 gigahertz, the ZBook 15u G2 has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than a year. The processor clock speeds of laptops that are a similar age to the ZBook 15u G2 range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz.

If this notebook PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to consider the Acer Aspire VN7-591G[plb_2905411_price] (2.9GHz).

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Very Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the ZBook 15u G2 has a very big internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The average internal memory of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 6.3GB, and the internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB.

Alternative 16GB internal memory portable PCs currently available which you might want to consider include cheaper notebook PCs such as the Toshiba Tecra Z50[plb_2090365_price], or the HP ZBook 15[plb_2740617_price].

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ZBook 15u G2 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. This laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops that were released one year ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all laptops of a comparable age and type to the ZBook 15u G2 the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The HP ZBook 15u G2 has a better storage medium than most portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most portable PCs that have been around for a similar time 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.

This laptop's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium across all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ZBook 15u G2.

An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium across comparable types of laptop.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other portable PCs that have an SSD storage media currently available including the Tecra Z50[pl_2090365_price], or the Tecra Z50[pl_2090365_price] both from Toshiba or the Samsung ATIV Book 9[plb_2413902_price] which is cheaper.

Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth considering include the DELL Latitude 14 5404[plb_2676650_price] (SSD).

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Fairly Big Screen Size

The screen sizes of similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ZBook 15u G2 range from 11" to 18", and the average screen size is 15". With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the ZBook 15u G2 has a fairly big screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 15.6" notebook PCs currently available including cheaper laptops such as the Toshiba Tecra Z50[plb_2090365_price], the Lenovo G500[plb_2337749_price], or the Samsung ATIV Book 9[plb_2413902_price].

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The ZBook 15u G2 has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. The processor family of all notebook PCs of this age and type ranges from AMD E to Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP ZBook 15u G2 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type also have a full-size keyboard.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other laptops with a full-size keyboard and we think the Toshiba Tecra Z40[plb_2891832_price], and the HP ZBook 15[plb_2740378_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

We think you might also be interested in alternative portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the HP Elitebook 1040 G2[plb_2951226_price].

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Has a Front Camera

The ZBook 15u G2 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ZBook 15u G2.

We compared this portable PC to all the other portable PCs with a front camera and we think the Elitebook 1040 G2[pl_2978297_price], or the Elitebook 1040 G2[pl_2951226_price] both from HP or the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3081569_price] is also worth considering.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most notebook PCs of this age and spec have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the HP ZBook 15u G2 which has four USB 3.0 ports.

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512 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The HP ZBook 15u G2 is a 512 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The ZBook 15u G2 has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency (3.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. The slowest maximum turbo frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ZBook 15u G2 is 1.8GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.9GHz.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The HP ZBook 15u G2 has a quite big maximum internal memory (64-bit) (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ZBook 15u G2. The average maximum internal memory (64-bit) of laptops that have been around for around the same time as the ZBook 15u G2 is 13GB, and the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the HP ZBook 15u G2 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ZBook 15u G2. The smallest maximum internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ZBook 15u G2 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

At 4 megabytes, the ZBook 15u G2 has a very big processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ZBook 15u G2. Across all the portable PCs of a similar type and age to the ZBook 15u G2 the processor caches range from 1MB to 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

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

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4 Reasons Against

Expensive

Comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago range in price from £149 to £3,405. We think that this portable PC looks expensive compared to other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The ZBook 15u G2 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth noting that most of the other portable PCs of this type and age also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

It is worth also looking at alternative notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen including the Samsung ATIV Book 9[plb_2413902_price].

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Only Three Battery Cells

Most notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the ZBook 15u G2 have between two and eight battery cells, including the HP ZBook 15u G2 which has three battery cells.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP ZBook 15u G2

Released Over a Year Ago

This medium processor core notebook PC was released over a year ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 512 gigabytes, the ZBook 15u G2 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ZBook 15u G2.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 512GB total storage capacity notebook PCs and we think cheaper portable PCs such as the DELL XPS 13[plb_2739272_price] is also worth considering.

If this medium processor core notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Acer Aspire VN7-591G[plb_2905411_price] (2TB).

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Average Weight

At 1.9 kilograms, the HP ZBook 15u G2 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ZBook 15u G2.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 1.9kg heavy portable PCs and we think the ZBook 15[pl_2740378_price], the ZBook 15[pl_2740617_price], and the 15[pl_2741837_price] all from HP which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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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
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
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Supported Number of Colours Display
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete 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
4G Standard
Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN)
3G Standard
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
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
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Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
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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)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
WiFi Certification
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp 5600, hp 5600u, hp p231941, hp p232320, hp p232321, hp p232355, hp p232321p, hp p232355p, hp p231941p, hp p232320p, hp inc j8z90, hp inc j8z90e, hp inc j8z90ea, warranty j8z88, hp inc j8z90eaa, warranty j8z88e, warranty j8z88ea, hp inc j8z90eaab, hp inc j8z90eaabu, warranty j8z88eaa, warranty j8z88eaab, warranty j8z88eaabu
Barcodes 00889296323433, 00889296323686, 00889296323846

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