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HP ZBook 17
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HP ZBook 17 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.8GHz 16GB 512GB SSD 17.3" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.8GHz 16GB Sep 2014
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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 Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

HP has good average ratings for its many processor core portable PCs as well as across its entire notebook PC range compared to other manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The HP ZBook 17 has one of the fastest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (1,300 megahertz) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ZBook 17 is 750MHz and the fastest is 1,400MHz.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the portable PCs of this age and spec the discrete graphics adapter memory capacities range from 1GB to 8GB. The ZBook 17 has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memory capacities (4 gigabytes) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

With a screen size of 17.3 inches, the HP ZBook 17 has a quite big screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ZBook 17. Portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have screen sizes of between 10" and 18", and the average screen size is 16".

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The ZBook 17 has a maximum display resolution of 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 in fact the best display resolution amongst all portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

The slowest processor clock speed of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ZBook 17 is 1GHz, the fastest is 3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz. At 2.8 gigahertz, the ZBook 17 has a quite fast processor clock speed 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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Quite Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the ZBook 17 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. Across all the notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ZBook 17 the internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.4GB.

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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 many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ZBook 17 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it. Most laptops of a similar age and type 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 amongst all notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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

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SSD Storage Medium

The ZBook 17 has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to it. 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.

An SSD storage medium is in fact the best storage medium across all many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

The worst storage medium amongst similar types of laptop is HDD.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ZBook 17, the ZBook 17 has a front camera.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on laptops of this age and type.

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Two Installed SSDs

The ZBook 17 has more installed SSDs than most of the laptops of this spec and age. This HP notebook PC is a two installed SSD notebook PC compared to most of the many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago which only have one installed SSD.

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4x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

The biggest memory slots of the HP ZBook 17 is 4x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of a 2x SO-DIMM notebook PC, which is the most common memory slots.

This notebook PC's memory slots (4x SO-DIMM) is actually the best memory slots amongst all notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ZBook 17.

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

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ZBook 17 is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 3.9GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.2GHz. The ZBook 17 has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency (3.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the ZBook 17.

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Eight Battery Cells

The ZBook 17 is a eight battery cell count portable PC.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of 75 watt-hours, the ZBook 17 has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the ZBook 17. The smallest battery capacity of notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ZBook 17 is 30Wh, the biggest is 100Wh, and the average battery capacity is 59Wh.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

Most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ZBook 17 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the ZBook 17 which has three USB 3.0 ports.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 4,000 megabytes, the ZBook 17 has a fairly big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ZBook 17. The discrete graphics adapter memory of laptops of this type and age range from 1GB to 8.2GB.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other portable PCs of this type and age have a full-size keyboard, however the ZBook 17 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP ZBook 17 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth noting that most of the other laptops 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 notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The ZBook 17 is a one USB 2.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the ZBook 17 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The ZBook 17 has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than most comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than two years. Most portable PCs that were released around the same time as it have an 802.11n WiFi standard.

This notebook PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11a) is in fact the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst all portable PCs of this spec and age.

The best Wi-Fi standard amongst similar types of notebook PC is 802.11n.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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Heavy

The lightest similar spec portable PC that came out around the same time as the ZBook 17 is 430g heavy, the heaviest is 4.8kg, and the average weight is 2.5kg. At 3.4 kilograms, the ZBook 17 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the ZBook 17.

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Thick

Portable PCs of this age and type have heights of between 8.6mm and 180mm. With a height of 34 millimeters, the ZBook 17 is one of the thicker portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ZBook 17 amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the HP ZBook 17

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Total Storage Capacity

The ZBook 17 has a relatively typical total storage capacity (512 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the ZBook 17.

If this many processor core laptop total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the MSI GT60[plb_2520094_price] (750GB) which is also higher rated.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
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
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
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
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
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Thunderbolt 2 Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DisplayPort
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Operating System/software
Operating System
Bundled Software
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
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel TSX-NI
Intel QuickPath Interconnect
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 Demand Based Switching
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
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology
Display
RJ-45 Port

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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…

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...

4 December 2013

Le HP ZBook 17 et son écran Dreamcolor. Le HP ZBook 17 est le digne successeur HP EliteBook 8770w . Toutes les propriétés fondamentales qu'on s'attend à avoir sur une station de travail mobile...

22 November 2013

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp m1000, hp m1000m, hp i76820, hp i76700, j8z42eaabd, hp i76820h, j8z42eaaby, hp i76700h, j8z42eaak8, j8z42eaabu, j8z42eaabz, j8z42eauug, hp i76820hq, hp i76700hq
Barcodes 00888793618516, 00888793618554, 00888793618578, 00888793618592, 00888793618639, 00888793618745, 00888793618752, 06953040929937

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