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HP ZBook 17
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HP ZBook 17 4 Core 17.3" Laptop

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4 17.3" Intel HD Graphics 4600 Clamshell Oct 2014
Processor Core Screen Size On-Board Graphics Adapter Model Form Factor Release Date
On the go creativity knows no limits with a choice of Windows 8.1 or Linux on a vivid 17.3 diagonal HP ZBook 17 G2. Showcase your best work in the office or on the go and take advantage of HP's... More
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HP Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

We checked 3,456 expert and owner reviews for HP portable PCs and found that on average HP has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that HP has good reviews specifically for its many processor core portable PCs.

Fairly Big Screen Size

The HP ZBook 17 has one of the bigger screen sizes (17.3 inches) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The smallest screen size of laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ZBook 17 is 10" and the biggest is 18".

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the ZBook 17, the ZBook 17 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than two years, the ZBook 17 has a front camera.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 32 gigabytes, the ZBook 17 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (64-bit) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. Portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ZBook 17 have maximum internal memory (64-bit) of between 4GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 20GB.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ZBook 17 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB. The ZBook 17 has a fairly big maximum internal memory (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the ZBook 17.

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4x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

The ZBook 17 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.

This notebook PC's memory slots (4x SO-DIMM) is in fact the best memory slots amongst all notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ZBook 17.

The worst memory slots amongst similar types of notebook PC is 1x SO-DIMM.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on laptops of this age and type.

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Eight Battery Cells

The ZBook 17 is a eight battery cell count laptop.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

The average battery capacity of portable PCs that have been available for more than two years is 59Wh. The ZBook 17 has a fairly big battery capacity (75 watt-hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The ZBook 17 is a three USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP ZBook 17 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ZBook 17 also do 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 age and spec.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most notebook PCs of this age and type have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the ZBook 17 which has one USB 2.0 port.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Heavy

At 3.5 kilograms, the ZBook 17 is quite heavy compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the ZBook 17. The average weight of comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the ZBook 17 is 2.5kg.

If you are not worried about having a heavier weight then you might want to look at the ZBook 17[pl_2501824_price] (3.5kg), the ZBook 17[pl_2158509_price] (3.5kg), or the ZBook 17[pl_2193663_price] (3.5kg) all from HP.

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Thick

At 34 millimeters, the ZBook 17 is quite thick compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago. Many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have heights of between 8.6mm and 180mm, and the average height is 29mm.

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1 Other reason to consider the HP ZBook 17

Released Over Two Years Ago

This many processor core laptop has been on the market for over two years.

Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Display
Screen Size
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Supported Number of Colours Display
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
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
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Out Port
Thunderbolt 2 Port
Thunderbolt Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
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
Island-Style Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Processor Special Features
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
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

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Expert Reviews

(23)
15 July 2015

From low-cost Chromebooks to high-end hybrids, and the explosion of diverse, different-shaped Windows devices, there's a dizzying amount of choice out there for anyone looking to replace their... Read more…

Powerful CPU and GPU combination
Lots of storage, memory and expansion options
High quality colour, accurate display
High quality colouraccurate display
Excellent performance, vibrant display, ample connectivity, durable design
Large and hefty
Expensive
Audio support is somewhat lacking
Expensive, ports are condensed, bulky
Amount of storage
10 February 2015

While performance is paramount, HP's workstation line-up is also claimed to have better reliability, with carefully tested parts backed by a three year warranty.For best effect you'll obviously... Read more…

7 February 2015

The HP ZBook 17 G2 does so many things well its flaws are forgivable. It outperforms all the mobile workstations we've reviewed in most categories by a very large margin. However, its display...

6 February 2015

The HP ZBook 17 G2 does so many things well its flaws are forgivable. It outperforms all the mobile workstations we've reviewed in most categories by a very large margin. However, its display...

4 January 2015

HP ZBook 17 G2 The HP ZBook 17 G2 is still a really good mobile workstation . You can equip it with very powerful components, there are numerous options for upgrades and the cooling solution is...

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User Reviews

(6)
Reviewed 14 June 2015 by Warren Callaway

Unfortunately, I am returning my second zbook for exchange. The first one I received had an inoperative display. The only dream color I could see was black. HP could not resolve the problem so B&H... Read more…

Reviewed 13 June 2015 by Wenn79

I purchased the HP 17.3 ZBook Notebook in mid Dec. 2014 and had difficulties with it from the start but thought it was a matter of getting used to it vs. my Toshiba. I specifically wanted a heavy... Read more…

Reviewed 2 February 2015 by Melkordy

This workstation is really well built. The feeling of the keyboard is amazing and it doesn't bend under your fingers even if you press harder than normal. I really admire the panel hinges, they... Read more…

Reviewed 19 October 2015 by Physicist
Physicist would recommend the HP ZBook 17 G2 (Verified Purchase)

Second unit we purchased for CAD and graphic intensive work...

Reviewed 15 October 2015 by Anonymous

I bought it for the processor power and graphics to run Solid Works on a laptop. It does a great job, and is fast. The battery life is a little short at about 2-3 hours. Otherwise a good purchase...

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers k4k44u, k3100m, hp ddr3, k4k44ut, hp v1q01, hp k4100, hp k4k67, hp k4k37, hp k2200, hp f3r10, hp l6n82, hp k5100, hp k3100, hp f3p26, hp k4k44, hp m1000, hp k4k39, hp f2p73, hp j2m32, hp k4k41, hp k1100, hp k4k40, hp ddr3l, hp f2p72, hp k3100m, hp f3p26u, hp k4k44u, hp m1000m
Barcodes 00760194180871, 00779184022848, 00779184114482, 00779184249177, 00779184340058, 00808113010318, 00888182080122, 00888182292730, 00888182305065, 00888793199053, 00888793199077, 00888793251836, 00888793822852, 00888793830581, 00889899040553, 00889899040591, 00889899041512, 06953023231842, 06953023232016, 06953023232023, 06953023232061, 06953023232306, 06953023232504, 06953023232511, 06953023232665, 06953023232788, 06953023232801, 06953040929098, 06953040929500, 06953040929777

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