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HP ZBook 17 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.8GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 17.3" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.8GHz 8GB Dec 2014
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On the go creativity knows no limits with a choice of Windows 8.1 or Linux on a vivid 17.3 diagonal HP ZBook 17 G2. Showcase your best work in the office or on the go and take advantage of HP's... More
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20 Reasons For

Good Brand

HP is one of the superior portable PC brands according to average user and expert reviews, and HP also has good ratings for its many processor cores laptops.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on many processor cores laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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

When compared to other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the ZBook 17 that we have assessed, the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of the HP ZBook 17 of 1,300 megahertz is one of the fastest. Many processor cores laptops that have been around for a similar time to the ZBook 17 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 750MHz and 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz.

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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 portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of portable PCs of this age and spec range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 16". The ZBook 17 has one of the bigger display diagonals (17.3 inches) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Very Fast Processor Frequency

When compared to other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ZBook 17 that we have checked, the HP ZBook 17's processor frequency of 2.8 gigahertz is one of the fastest. Across all the many processor cores laptops that have been around for a similar time to the ZBook 17 the processor frequencys range from 1GHz to 3GHz.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

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

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The ZBook 17 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other many processor cores laptops that came out more than two years ago also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP ZBook 17 has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the ZBook 17.

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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 frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution across all laptops of a comparable age and spec to the ZBook 17.

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

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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 the most common memory slots of 2x SO-DIMM.

This portable PC's memory slots (4x SO-DIMM) is actually the best memory slots across all many processor cores laptops that have been available for around the same time as the ZBook 17.

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

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

The ZBook 17 has a quite big maximum internal memory (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the ZBook 17. The average maximum internal memory of many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago is 18GB.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The maximum internal memory (64-bit) of the HP ZBook 17 of 32 gigabytes is one of the biggest amongst many processor cores laptops that were released around the same time as the ZBook 17. Similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago have maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of between 4GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 19GB.

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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 typical of many many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The average processor boost frequency of laptops that were released more than two years ago is 3.2GHz. At 3.8 gigahertz, the HP ZBook 17 has a very fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Eight Number of Battery Cellss

The ZBook 17 is a eight number of battery cells portable PC. Most of the other many processor cores laptops that were launched more than two years ago have between two and eight number of battery cellss.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of many processor cores laptops that have been around for a similar time to the ZBook 17 is 64Wh. At 75 watt-hours, the HP ZBook 17 has a fairly big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ZBook 17.

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Silver EPEAT Compliance

This laptop has a Silver EPEAT compliance, which is the most frequently found EPEAT compliance on many processor cores laptops 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 typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age, the ZBook 17 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 typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable 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 notebook PC. Most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been around for more than two years have between one and three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Heavy

Portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the ZBook 17 have weights of between 430g and 4.8kg, and the average weight is 2.5kg. With a weight of 3.4 kilograms, the HP ZBook 17 is quite heavy compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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4 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 Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the ZBook 17 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ZBook 17.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the HP ZBook 17 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the ZBook 17.

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HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on notebook PCs 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 Cache
System Bus Rate
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
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
4G Standard
WWAN
3G Standards
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
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 2 Ports Quantity
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
Island-Style Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
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® Rapid Start Technology
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 Smart Connect 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
Intel TSX-NI
Intel QuickPath Interconnect
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
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
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® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Display 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

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers k4k67uaaba, hp p240531, hp p241477, k4k67utaba, hp p241477p, hp p240531p, warranty t7v61, warranty t7v61e, warranty t7v61et, warranty t7v61eta, warranty t7v61etab, warranty t7v61etabu, hewlettpackard t7v61, hewlettpackard t7v61e, hewlettpackard t7v61et, hewlettpackard t7v61eta, hewlettpackard t7v61etab, hewlettpackard t7v61etabu
Barcodes 00888793830567, 00888793830574, 00888793830581, 00888793830598, 00888793861127, 08887938305818

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