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HP ZBook 17 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.9GHz 32GB 768GB SSD 17.3" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.9GHz 32GB Dec 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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22 Reasons For

Good Brand

HP many processor cores laptops have good ratings on average and across all notebook PCs HP is one of the superior brands.

Very Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The discrete graphics adapter memory of the ZBook 17 of 8 gigabytes is one of the biggest amongst portable PCs of a similar type and age to the ZBook 17. The average discrete graphics adapter memory of comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ZBook 17 is 2.5GB, and the discrete graphics adapter memorys range from 1GB to 8GB.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of portable PCs of this type and age is 1,100MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 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 around for a similar time to the ZBook 17.

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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 many processor cores laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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Very Big Internal Memory

Portable PCs of this age and type have internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB. When compared to other notebook PCs of this type and age that we have assessed the internal memory of, the ZBook 17's internal memory of 32 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the ZBook 17 is 16", and the display diagonals range from 10" to 18". The ZBook 17 has a fairly big display diagonal (17.3 inches) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the ZBook 17.

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Very Fast Processor Frequency

Laptops of a similar age and type to the ZBook 17 have processor frequencys of between 1GHz and 3GHz. When compared to other laptops of a similar type and age to the ZBook 17 that we have assessed, the HP ZBook 17's processor frequency of 2.9 gigahertz is one of the fastest.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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SSD Storage Media

The ZBook 17 has a better storage medium than most similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most laptops of a similar age and type to 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 many processor cores laptops that came out more than two years ago.

The worst storage medium amongst similar types of notebook PC is HDD.

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Has a Front Camera

The ZBook 17 has a front camera. Most of the other similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the ZBook 17 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 common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all many processor cores laptops that have been around for around the same time as the ZBook 17.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across comparable types of laptop.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

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

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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 the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Two Number of SSDs Installeds

The ZBook 17 is a two number of SSDs installed notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this type and age only have one number of SSDs installed.

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

This laptop's memory slots (4x SO-DIMM) is in fact the best memory slots across all comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ZBook 17.

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

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

When compared to other many processor cores laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the ZBook 17 that we have assessed, the ZBook 17's maximum internal memory of 32 gigabytes is one of the biggest. Across all the notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ZBook 17 the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Very Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The slowest processor boost frequency of many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for more than two years is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 3.9GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3.2GHz. When compared to other many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago that we have assessed the processor boost frequency of, the ZBook 17's processor boost frequency of 3.9 gigahertz is one of the fastest.

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Very Big Processor Cache

Across all the many processor cores laptops that have been available for around the same time as the ZBook 17 the processor caches range from 2MB to 8MB. The processor cache of the HP ZBook 17 of 8 megabytes is one of the biggest amongst comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age 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. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the ZBook 17 have between two and eight number of battery cellss.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

At 75 watt-hours, the ZBook 17 has a quite big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ZBook 17. Across all the laptops of a comparable type and age to the ZBook 17 the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 30Wh to 2,700Wh.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many many processor cores laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have a full-size keyboard, however the ZBook 17 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The HP ZBook 17 does not have a touchscreen, although keep in mind that most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the ZBook 17 also do 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 commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

Most comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the ZBook 17 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the ZBook 17 which has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

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Heavy

The average weight of notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ZBook 17 is 2.5kg. With a weight of 3.4 kilograms, the HP ZBook 17 is quite heavy compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago.

There are a number of other 3.4kg heavy notebook PCs currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the HP 17 G2[plb_2985052_price].

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2 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

The ZBook 17 has a pretty average total storage capacity (768 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ZBook 17.

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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 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
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
Solid-State Drive Interface
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
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
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
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 2 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
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 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
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
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Certificates
Energy Star Certified

1 Award

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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

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