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HP ZBook 17 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 17.3" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.4GHz 4GB Sep 2013
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20 Reasons For

Good Brand

HP many processor cores laptops have good reviews on average and across all portable PCs HP is one of the superior brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to it.

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11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This laptop has a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of many processor cores laptops that were released around the same time as the ZBook 17 is 10", the biggest is 18", and the average display diagonal is 16". The ZBook 17 has a fairly big display diagonal (17.3 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on many processor cores laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the ZBook 17, the ZBook 17 has a full-size keyboard.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ZBook 17 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. Most laptops of this type and age support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC 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 similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the ZBook 17.

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

Like most of the other many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as the ZBook 17, the ZBook 17 has a front camera.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the HP ZBook 17 has a quite fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The average hard drive speed of similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 5,900 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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Quite Big Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory

The smallest hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the ZBook 17 is 8GB and the biggest is 80GB. When compared to other laptops of this spec and age that we have checked the hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory of, the ZBook 17's hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory of 32 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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4x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

The biggest memory slots of the HP ZBook 17 is 4x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of the most frequently found memory slots of 2x SO-DIMM.

A 4x SO-DIMM memory slots is actually the best memory slots across all similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the ZBook 17.

The worst memory slots across similar types of laptop is 1x SO-DIMM.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The ZBook 17 has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys (32 gigabytes) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory of laptops of this age and type is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 32 gigabytes, the HP ZBook 17 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (64-bit)s amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. The maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of laptops of this spec and age range from 4GB to 32GB.

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Eight Processor Threadss

The ZBook 17 is a eight processor threads notebook PC.

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Eight Number of Battery Cellss

The ZBook 17 is a eight number of battery cells notebook PC. Most of the other laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the ZBook 17 have between two and eight number of battery cellss.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The battery capacity (Watt hours)s of similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years range from 30Wh to 2,700Wh. With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of 75 watt-hours, the ZBook 17 has one of the bigger battery capacity (Watt hours)s amongst many processor cores laptops of this age.

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Silver EPEAT Compliance

This portable PC has a Silver EPEAT compliance, which is the most frequently found EPEAT compliance on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

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

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5 Reasons Against

Very Small Internal Memory

The internal memorys of notebook PCs of this age and spec range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.4GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the ZBook 17 has one of the smaller internal memorys amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ZBook 17 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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Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the laptops of a similar type and age to the ZBook 17 the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 1GB to 8.2GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.3GB. The discrete graphics adapter memory of the ZBook 17 of only 1,024 megabyte is one of the smallest amongst many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity

The ZBook 17 has a very small hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity (only 500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that were launched more than two years ago. The average hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity of many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago is 850GB, and the hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacitys range from 500GB to 1TB.

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Heavy

Portable PCs of this age and type have weights of between 430g and 4.8kg, and the average weight is 2.5kg. The HP ZBook 17 is very heavy (3.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the ZBook 17.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP ZBook 17

Released Over Three Years Ago

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

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.4 gigahertz, the HP ZBook 17 has a fairly standard processor frequency compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to the ZBook 17.

If you want a laptop with a faster processor frequency then you might also want to look at the HP 17 G2[plb_2985052_price] (2.5GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the ZBook 17 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the AORUS X3 Plus[plb_2441342_price] (512GB) which is also higher rated.

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HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time 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
Device Type
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
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
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
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Type
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Display Number of Colours
Display Number of Colours
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
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 WiMAX
4G LTE
Data Network
WWAN
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Connectivity
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
Headphone Outputs
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
Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
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® 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
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
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Fingerprint Reader
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 Visual Technology
64-Bit Computing
Thunderbolt Technology

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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 hp f0v50, hp f0v50e, hp f0v50ea, hp p243757, hp p243757p
Barcodes 00034138060100, 00888182160763, 00888182160770

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