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HP Zbook 15
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HP Zbook 15 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.7GHz 8GB 750GB HDD+SSD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.7GHz 8GB Feb 2014
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Unleash your creativity and break free from your desktop with a sleek HP ZBook 15 mobile workstation that keeps you productive in the field. Take advantage of powerful processing and graphics,... More
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HP ZBook 15 Review
HP ZBook 15 Mobile Workstation Introduction
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[GTAV] HP ZBook 15 Quadro M2000M 4 GB [Performance test]

13 Reasons For

Good Brand

We checked 3,963 expert and owner reviews for HP laptops and found that on average HP has good reviews. We also found that HP has good reviews specifically for its many processor cores notebook PCs.

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

At 1,300 megahertz, the Zbook 15 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Zbook 15. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Zbook 15 is 1,100MHz.

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11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This notebook PC has a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Quite Fast Processor Frequency

The Zbook 15 has one of the faster processor frequencys (2.7 gigahertz) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The slowest processor frequency of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Zbook 15 is 1GHz and the fastest is 3GHz.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP Zbook 15 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most many processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all many processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

Amongst similar types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The Zbook 15 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Zbook 15 also have a front camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the HP Zbook 15 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution across all laptops of this type and age.

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

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The Zbook 15 has a quite fast processor boost frequency (3.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Zbook 15. Laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Zbook 15 have processor boost frequencys of between 1.3GHz and 3.9GHz.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many many processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of 83 watt-hours, the Zbook 15 has a quite big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Zbook 15 is 65Wh.

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Eight Number of Battery Cellss

Most portable PCs of this age and type have between two and eight number of battery cellss, including the Zbook 15 which has eight number of battery cellss.

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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 many processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP Zbook 15 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec which have a full-size keyboard.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Zbook 15, the Zbook 15 does not have a touchscreen.

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Only 32 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The HP Zbook 15 is a 32 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Zbook 15 have between 8 and 5,111 solid-state drive capacitys.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Zbook 15 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Zbook 15 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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6 Other reasons to consider the HP Zbook 15

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this HP portable PC was released.

Average Internal Memory

The Zbook 15 has a relatively standard internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Zbook 15.

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Average Weight

The Zbook 15 has a fairly standard weight (2.8 kilograms) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Zbook 15.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Zbook 15 has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Zbook 15.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a bigger display diagonal then you might want to consider the HP 17 G2 (17.3") which is also higher rated.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 750 gigabytes, the Zbook 15 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Zbook 15.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 750GB total storage capacity laptops and we think the HP Pavilion 17-e118dx which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD+SSD storage media, which is typical of many many processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar 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

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
4G Standard
3G Standards
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Thunderbolt Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPorts Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(39)
22 November 2015

There is a lot to like about the HP ZBook 15 G2. It is a solidly constructed, relatively lightweight mobile workstation with very good battery life, and both a decent CPU and NVIDIA's top mobile...

Great battery life, ultrahighresolution screen, rugged construction
Highend processor
Discrete ISVcertified graphics
Numerous ports and a wellmade exterior
Customisable specification
Moderate performance for the price
Bland looks
Heavier and thicker than rivals
Middling screen quality
Irritating ergonomic niggles
12 November 2015

The HP ZBook Studio will be considered one of the best mobile workstations on the planet...if not one the best laptops...

11 November 2015

The HP ZBook Studio will be considered one of the best mobile workstations on the planet...if not one the best laptops...

20 May 2015

It's got great power, decent ergonomics and versatile design, but the HP loses out to its rival thanks to a high price, middling screen quality and its sheer size...

27 March 2015

A sort of one-size-fits-all for the productive professional, the ZBook 15u G2 is an acceptable, if overly expensive addition to a lineup of high-powered portables that promise users a mix of...

Fast enough to handle general work
Design is clean, professional
Rated at militarygrade toughness
Solid performance, plenty of ports including Thunderbolt, fantastic DreamColor display
Good performance
Too expensive for what you get
1080p doesn't impress at this price
Bulky, heavy, and awkward
Lackluster battery life
Expensive
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User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 30 June 2015 by Pelico
Pelico would recommend the HP Zbook 15 G2

First B & H Photo; After a lot of research, I found that B & H Photo had the most ZBook 15 G2 models to choose from at the best price. It also helped that I received the laptop as described on the... Read more…

Reviewed 6 April 2014 by Jp-the-man
(Verified Purchase)

I needed a lot of computing power and I ended up buying the Zbook. I took it with an upgrade to 32 GB memory. The computer certainly delivers on the computing power side. This PC can crank through... Read more…

Powerful
Reviewed 22 December 2014 by Dr. Fun
Dr. Fun would recommend the HP Zbook 15 G2

If you are looking for a portable workstation that can take rough treatment, this is it. The heavy, solid feel instills confidence that this unit can take it. Until you turn it on... Mine was... Read more…

Very Expandable
Very Solid Construction
Solidly built
Fast
Powerful
Dead Out Of Box
For Tech Savvy Users Only
Obsolete Preloaded Softwa
Obsolete Preloads
Required Os Reinstall

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp f2p56, hp k1100, hp k1100m, hp f2p56u, hp f2p56ut, hp f2p56uta, hp f2p56utab, hp f2p56utaba
Barcodes 00665631967162, 00888182142967

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One More USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
25% Bigger Total Storage Capacity
25% Bigger Hard Drive Capacity
Two Less USB 3.0 Ports
Four Less Processor Threadss
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