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HP Zbook 17 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 750GB HDD 17.3" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.4GHz 8GB Sep 2013
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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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21 Reasons For

Good Brand

HP has good average reviews for its many processor cores laptops as well as across its entire laptop range compared to other brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 4 gigabytes, the Zbook 17 has a fairly big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Zbook 17. The average discrete graphics adapter memory of many processor cores laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Zbook 17 is 2.5GB.

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11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This notebook PC has a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The Zbook 17 has one of the bigger display diagonals (17.3 inches) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. The average display diagonal of laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Zbook 17 is 16", and the display diagonals range from 10" to 18".

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other many processor cores laptops that came out around the same time as the Zbook 17, the HP 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 the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most many processor cores laptops that have been available for more than two years. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops of a similar type and age to the Zbook 17.

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

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Has a Front Camera

The HP Zbook 17 has a front camera. Most of the other many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to the Zbook 17 also have a front camera.

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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 common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Zbook 17.

Amongst similar types of notebook PC the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speeds of notebook PCs of this type and age range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. The HP Zbook 17 has a fairly fast hard drive speed (7,200 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Zbook 17.

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4x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

The HP Zbook 17 has a maximum memory slots of 4x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of a 2x SO-DIMM laptop, which is the most common memory slots.

This portable PC's memory slots (4x SO-DIMM) is actually the best memory slots across all similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Zbook 17.

A 1x SO-DIMM memory slots is the worst memory slots across comparable types of portable PC.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The Zbook 17 has a quite big maximum internal memory (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for more than two years. Across all the portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB.

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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 the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs of this age and type.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Across all the many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the Zbook 17 the maximum internal memory (64-bit)s range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 19GB. At 32 gigabytes, the Zbook 17 has a quite big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Eight Number of Battery Cellss

Most notebook PCs of this age and spec have between two and eight number of battery cellss, including the Zbook 17 which has eight number of battery cellss.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The battery capacity (Watt hours)s of many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 30Wh to 2,700Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 64Wh. With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of 75 watt-hours, the HP Zbook 17 has a quite big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the Zbook 17.

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Silver EPEAT Compliance

This notebook PC has a Silver EPEAT compliance, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most many processor cores laptops that were released 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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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Heavy

The lightest laptop that has been around for a similar time to the Zbook 17 is 430g heavy, the heaviest is 4.8kg, and the average weight is 2.5kg. The Zbook 17 is one of the heavier laptops that were launched more than two years ago (3.4 kilograms) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age.

We compared this laptop to all the other 3.4kg heavy portable PCs and we think the HP 17 G2[plb_2985052_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP Zbook 17

Released Over Three Years Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over three years.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.4 gigahertz, the Zbook 17 has a pretty average processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Zbook 17 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the Zbook 17.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 750 gigabytes, the HP Zbook 17 has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on laptops of a comparable age and type 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
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
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)
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
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
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
4G
Data Network
WWAN
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
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
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
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
TV Tuner Integrated
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
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® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT 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
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 Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
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
64-Bit Computing
Thunderbolt Technology

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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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