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HP ZBook 17 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 17.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.9GHz 4GB Nov 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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HP Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

HP is one of the superior portable PC manufacturers according to average expert and user reviews, and HP also has good ratings for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The ZBook 17 is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Quite New PCI Express Slots Version

The average PCI Express slots version of comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 2.2, and the PCI Express slots versions range from 2 to 3. With a PCI Express slots version of 3, the HP ZBook 17 has one of the newer PCI Express slots versions amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 4 gigabytes, the ZBook 17 has a very big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ZBook 17. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have discrete graphics adapter memorys of between 0.51GB and 4GB.

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

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 1,100MHz. The ZBook 17 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (1,250 megahertz) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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

Most laptops of this age and type have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the HP ZBook 17 which has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Very Big Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years is 10" and the biggest is 18". The ZBook 17 has one of the bigger display diagonals (17.3 inches) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Fast Processor Frequency

When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ZBook 17 that we have assessed, the processor frequency of the HP ZBook 17 of 2.9 gigahertz is one of the fastest. The average processor frequency of laptops that were released more than two years ago is 2.1GHz, and the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz.

Laptops with a faster processor frequency that might be worth considering include the DELL Latitude E6540[plb_2662040_price] (3GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The ZBook 17 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution amongst all notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ZBook 17.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across comparable types of portable PC.

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16.78 Million Colours Display Number of Colours

This notebook PC has a 16.78 million colours display number of colours, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP ZBook 17 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of this age and type do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP ZBook 17 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ZBook 17 also have a front camera.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

The HP ZBook 17 has one of the faster hard drive speeds (7,200 revolutions per minute) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average hard drive speed of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the ZBook 17 is 5,900 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 32 gigabytes, the HP ZBook 17 has a very big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. Laptops of a similar age and spec to the ZBook 17 have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Very Fast Processor Boost Frequency

Notebook PCs of this age and type have processor boost frequencys of between 1.3GHz and 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3GHz. With a processor boost frequency of 3.6 gigahertz, the ZBook 17 has one of the faster processor boost frequencys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Very Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

When compared to other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years that we have checked the battery capacity (Watt hours) of, the ZBook 17's battery capacity (Watt hours) of 83 watt-hours is one of the biggest. Notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ZBook 17 have battery capacity (Watt hours)s of between 5Wh and 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 laptops of a similar age and spec to the ZBook 17 have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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6 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many medium 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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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other portable PCs of this age and type, the HP ZBook 17 does not have a touchscreen.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

Most portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ZBook 17 have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the HP ZBook 17 which has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Very Heavy

The lightest similar spec laptop that has been around for more than two years is 300g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg. The ZBook 17 is one of the heaviest laptops of this type and age (3.4 kilograms) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP ZBook 17

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over two years ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the HP ZBook 17 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ZBook 17.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the ZBook 17 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

If you want a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the Lenovo G500[plb_2580491_price] (6GB) which is also higher rated.

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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
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
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
Display Number of Colours
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board 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
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
WWAN
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Thunderbolt 2 Ports Quantity
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
Performance
GPS (satellite)
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Bundled Software
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
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
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Display Technology
RJ-45 Ports Quantity

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Expert Reviews

(25)
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

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp 64b, hp 64bi, hp 4340, hp 4340m, hp 64bit, k1m75awaba, k1m76awabu, k1m76awuug, hp p232379, k1m76awabd, k1m76awak8, hp p232379p
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