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HP ZBook 17 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.9GHz 16GB 256GB SSD 17.3" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.9GHz 16GB Mar 2015
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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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HP Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

We checked 3,995 expert and owner reviews for HP laptops and found that on average HP has good ratings. We also found that HP has good ratings specifically for its many processor cores laptops.

Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of portable PCs of this spec and age is 25GB. The ZBook 17 has a fairly big maximum internal memory supported by processor (32 gigabytes) 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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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

At 1,300 megahertz, the HP ZBook 17 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been available for more than a year. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ZBook 17 is 1,100MHz.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many many processor cores laptops that came out more than a year ago.

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16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The ZBook 17 is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ZBook 17 only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Quite New PCI Express Slots Version

The PCI Express slots versions of laptops that are a similar age to the ZBook 17 range from 2 to 3, and the average PCI Express slots version is 2.7. The ZBook 17 has one of the newer PCI Express slots versions (3) amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 4 gigabytes, the ZBook 17 has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memorys amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. The discrete graphics adapter memorys of portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ZBook 17 range from 2GB to 8GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.4GB.

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

Most portable PCs of this age and spec have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the ZBook 17 which has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At 400 megahertz, the ZBook 17 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as the ZBook 17. Laptops that have been available for around the same time as the ZBook 17 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 200MHz and 850MHz.

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Very Big Display Diagonal

Many processor cores laptops that are a similar age 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 many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to the ZBook 17.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The internal memorys of laptops of a similar type and age to the ZBook 17 range from 2GB to 32GB. The HP ZBook 17 has one of the bigger internal memorys (16 gigabytes) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age.

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Very Fast Processor Frequency

At 2.9 gigahertz, the ZBook 17 has a very fast processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the ZBook 17. The processor frequencys of many processor cores laptops that were released one year ago range from 1.3GHz to 3.1GHz.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 2.9GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available including the DELL Precision M6800[plb_2840243_price] which has better reviews.

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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 many processor cores laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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Has a Front Camera

The ZBook 17 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops that were released more than a year ago.

There are a number of other portable PCs with a front camera currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the DELL Precision M3800[plb_2953110_price].

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ZBook 17 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most many processor cores laptops that came out around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all notebook PCs of this age and spec is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Media

The ZBook 17 has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most many processor cores laptops that came out around the same time as it. 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.

This portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium across all many processor cores laptops that were released more than a year ago.

Across comparable types of portable PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

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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 notebook PC, which is the most common display resolution.

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

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across similar types of notebook PC.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Very Fast Processor Boost Frequency

With a processor boost frequency of 3.9 gigahertz, the ZBook 17 has one of the fastest processor boost frequencys amongst notebook PCs of this age. The processor boost frequencys of many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the ZBook 17 range from 1.8GHz to 4GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3.1GHz.

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Very Big Processor Cache

Across all the many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the ZBook 17 the processor caches range from 2MB to 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.2MB. When compared to other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ZBook 17 that we have checked, the HP ZBook 17's processor cache of 8 megabytes is one of the biggest.

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Eight Processor Threadss

The ZBook 17 has more processor threadss than most of the laptops that were released around the same time as the ZBook 17. Most of the notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the ZBook 17 only have between four and seven processor threadss, however this portable PC has eight processor threadss.

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4x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

The biggest memory slots of the HP ZBook 17 is 4x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of the most common memory slots of 2x SO-DIMM.

This laptop's memory slots (4x SO-DIMM) is actually the best memory slots amongst all laptops of this type and age.

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

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Very Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

At 4,096 megabytes, the ZBook 17 has a fairly big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the ZBook 17. Portable PCs of this age and spec have discrete graphics adapter memory of between 1GB and 4.1GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.3GB.

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Eight Number of Battery Cellss

The ZBook 17 is a eight number of battery cells laptop.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

Most portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ZBook 17 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the HP ZBook 17 which has three USB 3.0 ports.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many many processor cores laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP ZBook 17 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other laptops of this age and spec which have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacitys of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the ZBook 17 range from 32GB to 2.2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 740GB. The HP ZBook 17 has one of the smaller total storage capacitys (only 256 gigabytes) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 256GB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available including the HP EliteBook 745[plb_2535673_price] which has better reviews.

If this many processor cores portable PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the DELL Precision M3800[plb_2953110_price] (500GB) which also has a higher rating.

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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 similar spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago also do not have a touchscreen.

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Heavy

The average weight of many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the ZBook 17 is 2.4kg. The ZBook 17 is one of the heavier notebook PCs of this type and age (3.4 kilograms) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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1 Other reason to consider the HP ZBook 17

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when HP released the ZBook 17.

Specification

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Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
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Processor Memory Clock Speed
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Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
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Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
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Processor Cache Type
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Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Slots
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Memory Clock Speed
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Storage
Total Storage Capacity
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Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Capacity
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Display
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Touchscreen
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
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Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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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
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Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
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Bluetooth
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Docking Connector
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S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Thunderbolt Ports Quantity
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DisplayPorts Quantity
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USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
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Recovery Operating System
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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
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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
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Warranty Card
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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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers t7v64e, t7v64ea, t7v64eaa, hp f0v48, hp t7v64, hp t7v64e, t7v64eaab, hp f0v48e, hp p232377, hp p214861, hp p232381, t7v64eaabu, hp p232370, hp f0v48ea, hp p240532, hp t7v64et, hp p240532p, hp t7v64eta, hp p232377p, hp p214861p, hp p232381p, hp ssdt7v64, hp p232370p, hp ssdf0v48, hp ssdt7v64e, hp ssdf0v48e, hp t7v64etab, hp ssdt7v64et, hp ssdf0v48ea
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