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HP ZBook 17 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.7GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 17.3" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.7GHz 8GB Nov 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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23 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

Many processor cores laptops produced by HP have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all portable PCs (not just many processor cores laptops) and found that HP also has good reviews across its entire range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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

The ZBook 17 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (1,300 megahertz) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ZBook 17 is 1,100MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 750MHz to 1,400MHz.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The average discrete graphics adapter memory of many processor cores laptops that have been around for around the same time as the ZBook 17 is 2.5GB. At 4 gigabytes, the HP ZBook 17 has a quite big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ZBook 17.

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11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This portable PC has a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

Portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the ZBook 17 have display diagonals of between 10" and 18", and the average display diagonal is 16". With a display diagonal of 17.3 inches, the ZBook 17 has a fairly big display diagonal compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ZBook 17.

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Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

The HP ZBook 17 has a quite fast processor frequency (2.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the ZBook 17. Many processor cores laptops that came out around the same time as the ZBook 17 have processor frequencys of between 1GHz and 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on laptops of this spec and age.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP ZBook 17 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops that have been available for more than two years also have a full-size keyboard.

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Fairly Long Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 12 hours, the ZBook 17 has a quite long battery life (max) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago. The shortest battery life (max) of similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the ZBook 17 is 2.5h, the longest is 22h, and the average battery life (max) is 6.7h.

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SSD Storage Media

The HP ZBook 17 has a better storage medium than most laptops that were released more than two years ago. This portable PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most notebook PCs of this type and age have an HDD storage media. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

An SSD storage media is actually the best storage medium across all comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ZBook 17.

Across comparable types of laptop the worst storage medium is HDD.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been around for a similar time to the ZBook 17, the ZBook 17 has a front camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the HP ZBook 17 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most common display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution across all portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the ZBook 17.

Across comparable types of laptop the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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4x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

The ZBook 17 has a maximum memory slots of 4x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of a 2x SO-DIMM notebook PC, which is the most frequently found memory slots.

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

Across similar types of notebook PC the worst memory slots is 1x SO-DIMM.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 32 gigabytes, the ZBook 17 has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. Across all the portable PCs of this spec and age the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The ZBook 17 has one of the faster processor boost frequencys (3.7 gigahertz) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. The processor boost frequencys of comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the ZBook 17 range from 1.3GHz to 3.9GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3.2GHz.

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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 portable PCs of this type and age.

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Eight Processor Threadss

The ZBook 17 has more processor threadss than most of the many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the ZBook 17. Most of the laptops of this spec and age only have between four and seven processor threadss, however this portable PC has eight processor threadss.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The processor caches of portable PCs of this spec and age range from 2MB to 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.7MB. The processor cache of the HP ZBook 17 of 6 megabytes is one of the biggest amongst comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The HP ZBook 17 has a quite big battery capacity (Watt hours) (83 watt-hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the ZBook 17. Across all the portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ZBook 17 the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 30Wh to 2,700Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 64Wh.

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Eight Number of Battery Cellss

Most many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the ZBook 17 have between two and eight number of battery cellss, including the ZBook 17 which has eight number of battery cellss.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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4 Reasons Against

Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of portable PCs that are a similar age to the ZBook 17 is 32GB and the biggest is 2TB. The HP ZBook 17 has one of the smaller total storage capacitys (only 256 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The ZBook 17 does not have a touchscreen, although keep in mind that most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the ZBook 17 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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Heavy

With a weight of 3.4 kilograms, the ZBook 17 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago. Notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have weights of between 430g and 4.8kg, and the average weight is 2.5kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the HP ZBook 17

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when HP released the ZBook 17.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the ZBook 17 has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as the ZBook 17.

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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
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
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete 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
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
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
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
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 Life (max)
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
Warranty Card
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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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 m1000, hp i76700, hp m1000m, f0v43eaaby, hp i76700h, hp i76700hq
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