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HP ZBook 17 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 17.3" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB Feb 2015
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On the go creativity knows no limits with a vivid 43,94 cm (17.3 ) diagonal HP ZBook 17 G2. Showcase your best work in the office or on the go and take advantage of HP's most powerful processing,... More
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HP Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

HP is one of the better rated notebook PC manufacturers according to average expert and user reviews, and HP also has good reviews for its many processor core portable PCs.

Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Across all the laptops of a comparable age and spec to the ZBook 17 the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 64GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 25GB. The ZBook 17 has a fairly big maximum internal memory supported by processor (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ZBook 17.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago the discrete graphics adapter memory capacities range from 2GB to 8GB. At 4 gigabytes, the HP ZBook 17 has a fairly big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ZBook 17.

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

Most similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ZBook 17 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 HP ZBook 17 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most common display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ZBook 17.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across comparable types of laptop.

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Quite Big Screen Size

The ZBook 17 has one of the bigger screen sizes (17.3 inches) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The average screen size of many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the ZBook 17 is 16".

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The ZBook 17 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Has a Front Camera

The ZBook 17 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the ZBook 17.

We compared all the other portable PCs with a front camera to this notebook PC and we think the Toshiba Satellite L50-C[plb_2992748_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ZBook 17 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of this age and spec. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this HP notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ZBook 17 processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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SSD Storage Medium

The ZBook 17 has a better storage medium than most many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it. This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most notebook PCs of a comparable 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.

This notebook PC's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium amongst all similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the ZBook 17.

The worst storage medium amongst comparable types of notebook PC is HDD.

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4x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

The biggest memory slots of the ZBook 17 is 4x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of the most common memory slot of 2x SO-DIMM.

This portable PC's memory slots (4x SO-DIMM) is in fact the best memory slots amongst all many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the ZBook 17.

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

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 6 megabytes, the HP ZBook 17 has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ZBook 17. The smallest processor cache of comparable spec portable PCs that were released one year ago is 2MB and the biggest is 8MB.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The ZBook 17 has a fairly big maximum internal memory (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than a year. Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ZBook 17 the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB.

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L3 Processor Cache

The HP ZBook 17 has a L3 processor cache which is better than the L2 processor cache found on most notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

A L3 processor cache is in fact the best processor cache level amongst all similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the ZBook 17.

The worst processor cache level across similar types of portable PC is L2.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ZBook 17 the maximum internal memories range from 2GB to 33GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 21GB. At 32,768 megabytes, the ZBook 17 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ZBook 17.

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Fairly Big Cache Memory

With a cache memory of 6 megabytes, the ZBook 17 has one of the bigger cache memories amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The average cache memory of portable PCs that were released more than a year ago is 4.1MB.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

At 4,096 megabytes, the HP ZBook 17 has a quite big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ZBook 17. The discrete graphics adapter memory of portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ZBook 17 range from 1GB to 8.2GB.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

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

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.

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6 Reasons Against

Only 11.2/12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This portable PC has an 11.2/12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The ZBook 17 has one of the smaller total storage capacity (only 256 gigabytes) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. The smallest total storage capacity of similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the ZBook 17 is 32GB and the biggest is 2.2TB.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo W541[plb_2941752_price] (500GB), or the DELL Precision M4800[plb_2840253_price] (500GB).

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP ZBook 17 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although keep in mind that most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The HP ZBook 17 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This HP portable PC has an 802.11a WiFi standard, whereas most portable PCs of this age and spec have an 802.11n WiFi standard.

This laptop's Wi-Fi standard (802.11a) is in fact the worst Wi-Fi standard across all laptops of a comparable age and type to the ZBook 17.

Across comparable types of laptop the best Wi-Fi standard is 802.11n.

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Very Heavy

Many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the ZBook 17 have weights of between 580g and 3.8kg. At 3.4 kilograms, the HP ZBook 17 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ZBook 17.

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Thick

The thinnest many processor core laptop that was launched more than a year ago is 8.9mm thick, the thickest is 55mm, and the average height is 27mm. At 34 millimeters, the ZBook 17 is quite thick compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the ZBook 17.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP ZBook 17

Released Over a Year Ago

This HP notebook PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.5 gigahertz, the ZBook 17 has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the ZBook 17 has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the ZBook 17.

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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
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
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
Touch Sensitive Screen
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
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 2 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
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 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 Clear Video Technology
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
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

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Expert Reviews

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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…

8 December 2014

The ZBook 17 is one of the most powerful mobile workstations on the planet, and it will be unfazed by any software you throw at it. Expect it to chew through video encoding jobs, render scenes as...

7 December 2014

We liked The ZBook 17's high-end performance is its most obvious positive feature. This is a laptop that's faster than many desktops. The flexible storage options are also a great thing to have....

HP isn't the only company to bandy around the "mobile workstation" moniker; Dell has offerings under this banner too. However, the ZBook 17 really weighs in ? in every sense of the phrase ? as a...

19 May 2014

HP's ZBook range of mobile workstations has finally landed. The ZBook 17, the biggest model in the line-up, partners a 17.3in display with a burly, upgradeable chassis, a truckload of connectivity... Read more…

15 May 2014

While the smartphone and laptop are usually general devices everyone can find a use for, tablets are arguably still in the niche market where people only use it to meet a specific need. Whether it...

One of the most good looking Windows 8 tablets
Rugged with military specifications
All the hardware features you could ask for 3G
GPS
NFC
Lack of a USB port on the tablet, Though durable, aluminum body may scratch easily
Slower performance and worse battery life than other Clover Trail tablets
Very expensive
Too accessorydependant, making it less usable on its own
Sluggish performance
4 February 2014

The HP ZBook 17 is a superb mobile workstation. The notebook boasts a sturdy solid design and offers ample connectivity. Equipped with an Intel Core i7-4900MQ CPU and an NVidia Quadro K610M GPU...

27 November 2013

HP ZBook 17 with Dreamcolor display The HP ZBook 17 is a worthy successor to the HP EliteBook 8770w . All fundamental properties that one might have come to expect from a mobile workstation are...

Create Striking Catchlights The ring light look has been popular among fashion photographers for a while, but recently, it?s been making its way into other types of photography. The problem with... Read more…

Good light for a great price
Excellent battery life
Rear 8.0 MP camera
Kameras
Eccellente qualit della costruzione, ottima qualit visiva dello schermo, dotazione software completa in ambito professionale, intelligente serie di accessori
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