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HP ZBook 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 4GB Aug 2014
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Be productive in the office or in the field. Take advantage of the HP ZBook 15 G2's powerful processing and graphics, simple scalability, and blazing-fast connectivity to perform and collaborate... More
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18 Reasons For

Good Brand

Many processor core portable PCs manufactured by HP have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all portable PCs (not just many processor core portable PCs) and found that HP also has good ratings across its entire range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the HP ZBook is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution across all many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.5 gigahertz, the HP ZBook has one of the faster processor clock speeds amongst notebook PCs of this age. Many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the ZBook have processor clock speeds of between 1GHz and 3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz.

Laptops with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth looking at include the MSI GT60[plb_2520094_price] (2.7GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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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 portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP ZBook 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 also have a full-size keyboard.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP ZBook supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops of this age and spec. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops of a similar age and type to the ZBook.

Across comparable types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP ZBook has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age also have 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 comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

The average hard drive speed of notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years is 5,900 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM. At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the HP ZBook has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ZBook.

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4x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

The HP ZBook has a maximum memory slots of 4x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of the most frequently found memory slot of 2x SO-DIMM.

A 4x SO-DIMM memory slot is actually the best memory slots across all notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the ZBook is 18GB. With a maximum internal memory of 32 gigabytes, the HP ZBook has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of 3.5 gigahertz, the HP ZBook has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the ZBook. Many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ZBook have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.3GHz and 3.9GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.2GHz.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on portable PCs of this type and age.

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Eight Battery Cells

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

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

The battery capacities of notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ZBook range from 30Wh to 100Wh, and the average battery capacity is 59Wh. At 75 watt-hours, the HP ZBook has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the ZBook.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The HP ZBook is a three USB 3.0 port portable PC.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

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

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6 Reasons Against

Quite Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the ZBook is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the HP ZBook has a very small internal memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the ZBook, the HP ZBook does 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 many processor core portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The HP ZBook is a one USB 2.0 port laptop.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The HP ZBook has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than most laptops of a similar type and age to it. Most similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an 802.11n WiFi standard.

An 802.11a WiFi standard is actually the worst Wi-Fi standard across all similar spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

An 802.11n WiFi standard is the best Wi-Fi standard across similar types of notebook PC.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP ZBook

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when HP released the ZBook.

Average Weight

The HP ZBook has a fairly standard weight (2.8 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the ZBook.

If you would consider a notebook PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the HP Z Book 15[plb_2344578_price] (2.8kg).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the HP ZBook has a fairly typical screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the HP ZBook has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type 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
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
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
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 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
Microphone in 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
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant 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 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
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

Expert Reviews

6 January 2015

Weighing in at just 4.23 pounds, the 15.6-inch ZBook 15u ($1,199, £767, AU$1473) is one of the lighter workstations on the market. Although it still outweighs the Dell Precision M3800, it's much...

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5 January 2015

If you absolutely need a workstation but you don't want to break the bank, the ZBook 15u is an excellent compromise. It offers solid processing speeds with an Intel i5 processor, but the...

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp 64b, hp 64bi, hp 4710, hp f0u59, hp 64bit, hp 4710m, hp f0u59e, hp 4710mq, j8z44eaabu, hp p232317, j8z44eauuz, hp p232423, j8z44etabu, j8z44eauug, hp f0u59ea, j8z44etabd, hp p243644, hp f0u59ear, hp p243644p, hp p232317p, hp p232423p
Barcodes 00888793618059, 00888793618127, 00888793618189, 00888793618318, 00888793618356, 00888793618363, 00888793618370, 00888793618387, 00888793618400, 00888793618424, 04053162948099, 04054843773290

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