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HP ZBook 17 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.8GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 17.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.8GHz 4GB Feb 2014
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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... More
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19 Reasons For

Good Brand

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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8 Reasons Against

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Very Heavy

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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3 Other reasons to consider the HP ZBook 17

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.

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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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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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)
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
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
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
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 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
Bundled Software
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
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 Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
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 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Certificates
Energy Star Certified

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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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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp 64b, hp 64bi, hp 4340, hp 4340m, hp 64bit, e9x01awabd, e9x01awuug, hp p232379, e9x01awaby, hp p232379p
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