Creativity knows no limits. Showcase your best work in the office or on the go. With the new HP ZBook 17 workstation, take advantage of HP's most powerful processing and graphics, consistent color...
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HP has good average ratings for its medium processor cores notebook PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range compared to other manufacturers.
16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness
The HP ZBook 17 is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes portable PC.
64-Bit Processor Operating Modes
This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.
Fairly New PCI Express Slots Version
The ZBook 17 has a fairly new PCI Express slots version (3) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ZBook 17 the PCI Express slots versions range from 2 to 3.
Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
Across all the laptops of this type and age the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,250 megahertz, the ZBook 17 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst notebook PCs of this age.
Very Big Display Diagonal
The ZBook 17 has one of the biggest display diagonals (17.3 inches) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The smallest display diagonal of portable PCs that have been around for more than two years is 10", the biggest is 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".
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Very Fast Processor Frequency
Across all the comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than two years the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz. At 2.8 gigahertz, the HP ZBook 17 has a quite fast processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the ZBook 17.
Intel Core I5 Processor Family
This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.
Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ZBook 17, the HP ZBook 17 has a front camera.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.
Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency
With a processor boost frequency of 3.5 gigahertz, the HP ZBook 17 has a fairly fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. The average processor boost frequency of similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ZBook 17 is 3GHz, and the processor boost frequencys range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz.
Very Big Maximum Internal Memory
The maximum internal memorys of laptops of this age and type range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ZBook 17, the ZBook 17's maximum internal memory of 32 gigabytes is one of the biggest.
Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed
The slowest hard drive speed of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the ZBook 17 is 4,200 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the ZBook 17 has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.
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 comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as it.
Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys
The ZBook 17 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
Very Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the ZBook 17 the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 5Wh to 100Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 49Wh. With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of 83 watt-hours, the ZBook 17 has a very big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for a similar time to the ZBook 17.
Eight Number of Battery Cellss
Most portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ZBook 17 have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the ZBook 17 which has eight number of battery cellss.
2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots
This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many laptops of a similar spec and age to it.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.
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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The ZBook 17 does not have a full-size keyboard, although keep in mind that most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ZBook 17 also do not have a full-size keyboard.
Only HDD Storage Media
This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on laptops 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.
Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates
This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it.
Does Not Have a Touchscreen
Most laptops that were launched more than two years ago do not have a touchscreen. The ZBook 17 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.
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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
With a front camera resolution (numeric) of only 0.9 megapixels, the HP ZBook 17 has a fairly low front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. Laptops of a similar age and spec to the ZBook 17 have front camera resolution (numeric)s of between 0.3MP and 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 2.9MP.
Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System
This portable PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.
The weights of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the ZBook 17 range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg. When compared to other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ZBook 17 that we have checked, the weight of the ZBook 17 of 3.4 kilograms is one of the heaviest.
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Released Over Three Years Ago
HP released the ZBook 17 over three years ago.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the HP ZBook 17 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the ZBook 17.
Average Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the HP ZBook 17 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.
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Colour of Product
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-4xxx
System Bus Rate
Processor Boost Frequency
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configurations
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
1 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4600
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
NVIDIA Quadro K610M
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
Intel HD Graphics
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive Type
DVD Super Multi, DVD Super Multi DL
Number of Built-In Speakers
DTS Studio Sound
Front Camera Resolution
1280 x 720
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Thunderbolt Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Operating System Installed
Windows 7 Professional
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