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HP ZBook 17 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 17.3" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.4GHz 4GB Dec 2013
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HP Has Good Laptop Reviews

HP has good average reviews for its many processor core portable PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

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

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 4 gigabytes, the ZBook 17 has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memory capacities amongst notebook PCs of this age. The discrete graphics adapter memory capacities of many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the ZBook 17 range from 1GB to 8GB.

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

Most notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the ZBook 17 which has three 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 17 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution across all laptops of a comparable spec and age to the ZBook 17.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst similar types of portable PC.

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Quite Big Screen Size

The ZBook 17 has a fairly big screen size (17.3 inches) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ZBook 17. The average screen size of many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 16".

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP ZBook 17 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ZBook 17 also have a full-size keyboard.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP ZBook 17 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than two years. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than two years.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of portable PC is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ZBook 17, the ZBook 17 has a front camera.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

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

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the ZBook 17 has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the ZBook 17. The average hard drive speed of many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ZBook 17 is 5,900 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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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 actually the best memory slots across all similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

Across comparable types of notebook PC the worst memory slots is 1x SO-DIMM.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The ZBook 17 has a quite big maximum internal memory (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ZBook 17. The average maximum internal memory of many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ZBook 17 is 18GB, and the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB.

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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 a fairly big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the ZBook 17. The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the ZBook 17 is 4GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Eight Processor Threads

The HP ZBook 17 is a eight processor thread portable PC.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The ZBook 17 has one of the bigger processor caches (6 megabytes) amongst laptops of this age. The processor caches of notebook PCs of this age and type range from 2MB to 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.8MB.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Eight Battery Cells

The HP ZBook 17 is a eight battery cell count notebook PC.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The ZBook 17 has one of the smaller internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than two years the internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.4GB.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The ZBook 17 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the ZBook 17 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

At only 1,024 megabyte, the ZBook 17 has a fairly small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. Portable PCs that are a similar age to the ZBook 17 have discrete graphics adapter memory of between 1GB and 8.2GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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Heavy

The lightest many processor core laptop that has been on the market for around the same time as the ZBook 17 is 430g heavy, the heaviest is 4.8kg, and the average weight is 2.5kg. With a weight of 3.5 kilograms, the ZBook 17 is one of the heavier many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the ZBook 17 amongst portable PCs of this age.

Alternative laptops with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the HP ZBook 17[plb_1606856_price] (3.5kg).

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Thick

The average height of many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ZBook 17 is 29mm, and the heights range from 8.6mm to 180mm. At 34 millimeters, the HP ZBook 17 is quite thick compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the ZBook 17.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP ZBook 17

Released Over Three Years Ago

HP released the ZBook 17 over three years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The ZBook 17 has a relatively average processor clock speed (2.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the HP ZBook 17 G2[plb_2985052_price] (2.5GHz).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the ZBook 17 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the ZBook 17.

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HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable spec and age 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

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
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
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
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
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out 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
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 VPro 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
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Weight & Dimensions
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Energy Star Certified
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Expert Reviews

(25)
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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