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...
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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes
This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on portable PCs of this spec and age.
Very 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. Across all the many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as the ZBook 17 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 600MHz to 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz.
Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Across all the portable PCs of this type and age the discrete graphics adapter memorys range from 2GB 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 similar spec portable PCs of this age.
Quite Big Display Diagonal
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 similar age and spec to the ZBook 17. The smallest display diagonal of notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ZBook 17 is 10", the biggest is 18", and the average display diagonal is 16".
Fairly Fast Processor Frequency
At 2.8 gigahertz, the ZBook 17 has a quite fast processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The average processor frequency of many processor cores laptops that have been available for around the same time as the ZBook 17 is 2.2GHz, and the processor frequencys range from 1.3GHz to 3.1GHz.
If you would prefer a laptop with a faster processor frequency then you might want to consider the DELL Precision M4800[plb_2527995_price] (2.9GHz).
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Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The HP ZBook 17 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the ZBook 17 also have a full-size keyboard.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
This portable 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.
Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been available for a similar time to the ZBook 17, the ZBook 17 has a front camera.
There are a number of other notebook PCs with a front camera currently available that you might want to consider including the DELL Precision M3800[plb_2953110_price] which has better reviews.
SSD Storage Media
The HP ZBook 17 has an SSD storage media which is better than most portable PCs that have been around for more than a year. Most many processor cores laptops that have been around for around the same time as it 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 amongst all comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ZBook 17.
The worst storage medium amongst comparable types of laptop is HDD.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
The highest display resolution of the ZBook 17 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most frequently found display resolution.
A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution across all notebook PCs of this spec and age.
Across similar types of portable PC the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels.
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 the most frequently found memory slots of 2x SO-DIMM.
A 4x SO-DIMM memory slots is in fact the best memory slots amongst all laptops that are a similar age to the ZBook 17.
The worst memory slots amongst comparable types of notebook PC is 1x SO-DIMM.
Very Big Maximum Internal Memory
When compared to other many processor cores laptops that came out around the same time as the ZBook 17 that we have assessed, the ZBook 17's maximum internal memory of 32 gigabytes is one of the biggest. The smallest maximum internal memory of laptops that were released one year ago is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.
Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency
Many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as the ZBook 17 have processor boost frequencys of between 1.8GHz and 4GHz. With a processor boost frequency of 3.8 gigahertz, the ZBook 17 has a quite fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the ZBook 17.
Eight Processor Threadss
Most of the other laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the ZBook 17 only have between four and seven processor threadss, however the HP ZBook 17 has eight processor threadss.
Eight Number of Battery Cellss
Most portable PCs of this spec and age have between two and eight number of battery cellss, including the HP ZBook 17 which has eight number of battery cellss.
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 portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.
10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates
This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.
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Very Small Total Storage Capacity
The smallest total storage capacity of laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the ZBook 17 is 32GB and the biggest is 2.2TB. The HP ZBook 17 has one of the smaller total storage capacitys (only 256 gigabytes) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age.
It may also be worth considering one of the other 256GB total storage capacity laptops currently available including the HP EliteBook 755[plb_2319127_price] which has better reviews.
Does Not Have a Touchscreen
The HP ZBook 17 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to the ZBook 17 also do not have a touchscreen.
Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards
The ZBook 17 has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards which is better than most portable PCs of this spec and age. Most notebook PCs that were released one year ago have an 802.11n wi-Fi standards.
An 802.11a wi-Fi standards is actually the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst all notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ZBook 17.
Amongst similar types of portable PC the best Wi-Fi standard is 802.11n.
With a weight of 3.4 kilograms, the ZBook 17 is one of the heavier many processor cores laptops that were released more than a year ago amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. The lightest portable PC that came out around the same time as the ZBook 17 is 980g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg.
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Released Over a Year Ago
This notebook PC has been on the market for over a year.
Average Internal Memory
At 8 gigabytes, the HP ZBook 17 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the ZBook 17.
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