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HP ZBook 17 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 17.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 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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23 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

HP is one of the superior laptop brands according to average reviews from experts and users, and HP also has good reviews for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

Very Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The maximum internal memory supported by processors of similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the ZBook 17 range from 2GB to 32GB. The maximum internal memory supported by processor of the ZBook 17 of 32 gigabytes is one of the biggest amongst similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The ZBook 17 has more maximum number of PCI Express laness than most of the laptops of a similar age and type to the ZBook 17. Most of the medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ZBook 17 only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, however this HP portable PC has 16 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Fairly New PCI Express Slots Version

The ZBook 17 has one of the newer PCI Express slots versions (3) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average PCI Express slots version of comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ZBook 17 is 2.2.

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

The HP ZBook 17 is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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

At 1,150 megahertz, the ZBook 17 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ZBook 17. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the ZBook 17 is 660MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz.

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Very Big Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ZBook 17 is 15". The display diagonal of the HP ZBook 17 of 17.3 inches is one of the biggest amongst portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the ZBook 17.

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Quite Fast Processor Frequency

Across all the portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ZBook 17 the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz. With a processor frequency of 2.6 gigahertz, the ZBook 17 has a fairly fast processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP ZBook 17 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC 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 across all laptops of a comparable type and age to the ZBook 17.

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

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Quite Big Internal Memory

Laptops that were released around the same time as the ZBook 17 have internal memorys of between 1GB and 16GB. The ZBook 17 has a fairly big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the ZBook 17.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age 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 the most frequently found operating system architecture on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

Portable PCs of a similar type and age to the ZBook 17 have maximum internal memorys of between 8.1GB and 33GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 27GB. At 32,768 megabytes, the ZBook 17 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ZBook 17.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

Across all the laptops of a comparable type and age to the ZBook 17 the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM. When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago that we have assessed the hard drive speed of, the HP ZBook 17's hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute is one of the fastest.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

Notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. When compared to other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the ZBook 17 that we have assessed, the ZBook 17's maximum internal memory of 32 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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Very Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

When compared to other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the ZBook 17, the battery capacity (Watt hours) of the ZBook 17 of 83 watt-hours is one of the biggest. The smallest battery capacity (Watt hours) of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ZBook 17 is 5Wh, the biggest is 100Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 49Wh.

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Eight Number of Battery Cellss

The ZBook 17 is a eight number of battery cells portable PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The HP ZBook 17 is a three USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ZBook 17 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP ZBook 17 does not have a full-size keyboard, although this is within the context that most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the ZBook 17 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on portable PCs of a comparable age and spec 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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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years, the HP ZBook 17 does not have a touchscreen.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The ZBook 17 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Very Heavy

At 3.4 kilograms, the ZBook 17 is very heavy compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ZBook 17. The average weight of similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ZBook 17 is 2.1kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the HP ZBook 17

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Total Storage Capacity

The ZBook 17 has a fairly typical total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the ZBook 17.

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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
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
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
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel TSX-NI
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
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® 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
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Video Compression Formats

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Expert Reviews

(23)
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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers k4k37utaba, k4k38utaba, visipax v2d18, visipax m1000, visipax i56440, visipax v2d18a, visipax m1000m, visipax prv2d18, visipax i56440h, visipax v2d18aw, visipax w7p64w10, visipax i56440hq, visipax v2d18awa, visipax prv2d18a, visipax v2d18awab, visipax prv2d18aw, visipax v2d18awaba, visipax prv2d18awa, visipax prv2d18awab, visipax prv2d18awaba
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