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HP ZBook 17 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.8GHz 8GB 1.3TB HDD+SSD 17.3" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.8GHz 8GB Sep 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 has good average ratings for its many processor cores laptops as well as across its entire laptop range compared to other manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

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

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the ZBook 17 is 750MHz, the fastest is 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz. At 1,300 megahertz, the ZBook 17 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the ZBook 17.

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Fairly 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 laptops that have been around for more than two years. Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ZBook 17 the discrete graphics adapter memorys range from 1GB to 8GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.5GB.

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

The ZBook 17 is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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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 notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Very 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 display diagonals of notebook PCs of this age and type range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 16".

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Very Fast Processor Frequency

The processor frequencys of many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as the ZBook 17 range from 1GHz to 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz. With a processor frequency of 2.8 gigahertz, the HP ZBook 17 has a very fast processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The ZBook 17 has one of the biggest total storage capacitys (1,256 gigabyte) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. The average total storage capacity of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ZBook 17 is 730GB.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ZBook 17 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago 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 laptops of this spec and age.

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

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Has a Front Camera

The ZBook 17 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age also have a front camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The HP 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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution across all laptops of this type and age.

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

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many many processor cores laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the HP ZBook 17 has one of the bigger hard drive capacitys amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ZBook 17 the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 2TB.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

Across all the comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM. With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the ZBook 17 has one of the fastest hard drive speeds amongst many processor cores laptops of this age.

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4x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

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

This laptop's memory slots (4x SO-DIMM) is in fact the best memory slots amongst all portable PCs of this spec and age.

The worst memory slots amongst comparable types of laptop is 1x SO-DIMM.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the notebook PCs of this type and age the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 18GB. The ZBook 17 has a fairly big maximum internal memory (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

Across all the portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ZBook 17 the processor boost frequencys range from 1.3GHz to 3.9GHz. The HP ZBook 17 has one of the faster processor boost frequencys (3.8 gigahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Eight Processor Threadss

Most of the other laptops of this age and type only have between four and seven processor threadss, however the ZBook 17 has eight processor threadss.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The processor caches of notebook PCs of this age and type range from 2MB to 8MB. The ZBook 17 has one of the bigger processor caches (6 megabytes) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

At 4,096 megabytes, the ZBook 17 has a quite big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago is 1GB and the biggest is 8.2GB.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The battery capacity (Watt hours)s of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ZBook 17 range from 30Wh to 2,700Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 64Wh. At 83 watt-hours, the ZBook 17 has a quite big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been available for a similar time to the ZBook 17.

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Eight Number of Battery Cellss

The ZBook 17 is a eight number of battery cells portable PC.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The ZBook 17 is a three USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on portable PCs of this age and type.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The ZBook 17 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as the ZBook 17 which have a full-size keyboard.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The ZBook 17 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec 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 portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The ZBook 17 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity laptop. Most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been available for more than two years have between one and three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Heavy

Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years the weights range from 430g to 4.8kg. The HP ZBook 17 is one of the heavier many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the ZBook 17 (3.4 kilograms) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP ZBook 17

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC was released over two years ago.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the HP ZBook 17 has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been available for a similar time to the ZBook 17.

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HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD+SSD storage media, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and spec 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 Cache
System Bus Rate
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
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
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® 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 TSX-NI
Intel QuickPath Interconnect
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 Demand Based Switching
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
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
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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Barcodes 00888793822937, 08887938229374

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