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HP ZBook 17 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.7GHz 8GB 750GB Hybrid-HDD 17.3" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.7GHz 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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22 Reasons For

Good Brand

Based on 3,963 expert and user reviews, HP has good ratings for its laptops. HP also has good ratings specifically for its many processor cores notebook PCs compared to other manufacturers.

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

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,300 megahertz, the ZBook 17 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of many processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ZBook 17 is 750MHz, the fastest is 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The discrete graphics adapter memorys of many processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ZBook 17 range from 1GB to 8GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.4GB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 4 gigabytes, the ZBook 17 has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memorys amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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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 many processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

The ZBook 17 has a fairly big display diagonal (17.3 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. The average display diagonal of notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ZBook 17 is 16", and the display diagonals range from 10" to 18".

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Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

Across all the many processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ZBook 17 the processor frequencys range from 1GHz to 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz. The HP ZBook 17 has one of the faster processor frequencys (2.7 gigahertz) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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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 laptops of this type and age.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP ZBook 17 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ZBook 17.

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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 notebook PCs of this type and age. Most notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all portable PCs of this spec and age.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of portable PC is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the ZBook 17, the ZBook 17 has 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 a 1366 x 768 pixels portable PC, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution across all laptops of a similar age and spec to the ZBook 17.

The worst display resolution amongst similar types of laptop is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the ZBook 17 has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. Across all the many processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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

With a hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory of 32 gigabytes, the ZBook 17's hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory is one of the biggest amongst notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ZBook 17. Laptops of this age and spec have hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memorys of between 8GB and 80GB, and the average hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory is 13GB.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memorys of many processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years range from 2GB to 32GB. At 32 gigabytes, the ZBook 17 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The ZBook 17 has a fairly big maximum internal memory (64-bit) (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the ZBook 17. Across all the portable PCs of a similar age and type 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.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The processor boost frequencys of many processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ZBook 17 range from 1.3GHz to 3.9GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3.2GHz. With a processor boost frequency of 3.7 gigahertz, the HP ZBook 17 has one of the faster processor boost frequencys amongst many processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Eight Processor Threadss

The ZBook 17 has more processor threadss than most of the portable PCs of this type and age. This notebook PC is a eight processor threads laptop compared to most of the portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ZBook 17 which only have between four and seven processor threadss.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The ZBook 17 has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memory (4,096 megabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age. Many processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ZBook 17 have discrete graphics adapter memory of between 1GB and 8.2GB.

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Eight Number of Battery Cellss

Most comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age 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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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of 75 watt-hours, the HP ZBook 17 has one of the bigger battery capacity (Watt hours)s amongst many processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of many processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ZBook 17 is 65Wh.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the ZBook 17, the HP ZBook 17 does not have a touchscreen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Quite Small On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The ZBook 17 has one of the smaller on-board graphics adapter memory (only 1,700 megabyte) amongst many processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Notebook PCs of this spec and age have on-board graphics adapter memory of between 64MB and 4GB, and the average on-board graphics adapter memory is 2.2GB.

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Heavy

Many processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years have weights of between 430g and 4.8kg. At 3.5 kilograms, the ZBook 17 is very heavy compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ZBook 17.

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4 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 Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the HP ZBook 17 has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ZBook 17.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 8GB internal memory portable PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Asus N56VZ[plb_1534451_price].

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 750 gigabytes, the HP ZBook 17 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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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 many processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable 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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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
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
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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 LTE
4G
4G Standard
WWAN
3G Standards
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 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® 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® 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® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
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 Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
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
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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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp 64b, hp 4710, hp 64bi, hp j8z55, hp fhdw7, hp j8z36, hp 64bit, hp 4710m, hp j8z36e, hp 4710mq, hp i74710, hp j8z55e, hp fhdw7p, hp p243653, hp p214865, hp j8z55ea, hp p232359, hp p232360, hp j8z36et, hp p232425, hp p233260, hp j8z55et, hp i74710m, hp p232360p, hp j8z36etr, hp p232425p, hp p233260p, hp j8z55eta, hp i74710mq
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