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HP Zbook 17 G2 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB 750GB HDD 17.3" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB Jul 2015
Processor Cores Processor Family Processor Frequency Internal Memory Release Date
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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13 Reasons For

Good Brand

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

Very Big Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of notebook PCs of this age and type range from 11" to 18". The display diagonal of the Zbook 17 G2 of 17.3 inches is one of the biggest amongst similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Zbook 17 G2.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

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

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Has a Front Camera

The HP Zbook 17 G2 has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Zbook 17 G2.

We compared all the other notebook PCs with a front camera to this portable PC and we think the HP EliteBook 755 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP Zbook 17 G2 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of this spec and age. This HP laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most many processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this HP portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Zbook 17 G2 the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Zbook 17 G2 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels portable PC, which is the most common display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution across all many processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Zbook 17 G2.

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

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L3 Processor Cache

The Zbook 17 G2 has a L3 processor cache which is better than the L2 processor cache found on most many processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

A L3 processor cache is actually the best processor cache level amongst all notebook PCs of this age and type.

Amongst similar types of notebook PC the worst processor cache level is L2.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the many processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 18GB. With a maximum internal memory of 32 gigabytes, the Zbook 17 G2 has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speeds of many processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Zbook 17 G2 range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,800 RPM. At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Zbook 17 G2 has a very fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released one year ago.

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Eight Number of Battery Cellss

The Zbook 17 G2 is a eight number of battery cells laptop.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

Most portable PCs of this age and spec have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Zbook 17 G2 which has three USB 3.0 ports.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

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

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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7 Reasons Against

Only 11.2/12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This portable PC has an 11.2/12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Zbook 17 G2 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Zbook 17 G2 which have a full-size keyboard.

Alternative laptops which also have a full-size keyboard that you might also want to consider include the HP EliteBook 755 which also has a higher rating.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on notebook PCs of this spec and age. 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.

If you want a notebook PC with a better storage medium then you might also want to consider the HP EliteBook 755 (SSD and higher rated).

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Zbook 17 G2 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Zbook 17 G2 also do not have a touchscreen.

We think you might also be interested in alternative portable PCs which also have a touchscreen including the HP Pro.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The HP Zbook 17 G2 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity laptop. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago have one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The Zbook 17 G2 has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards which is better than the 802.11n wi-Fi standards found on most comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.

This laptop's Wi-Fi standard (802.11a) is actually the worst Wi-Fi standard across all notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Zbook 17 G2.

An 802.11n wi-Fi standards is the best Wi-Fi standard across similar types of laptop.

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Heavy

At 3.4 kilograms, the Zbook 17 G2 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Zbook 17 G2. The weights of many processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Zbook 17 G2 range from 980g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.4kg.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP Zbook 17 G2

Released Over a Year Ago

This portable PC was released over a year ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.5 gigahertz, the Zbook 17 G2 has a pretty standard processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Zbook 17 G2.

Other 2.5GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Samsung ATIV Book 8.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the HP Zbook 17 G2 has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Zbook 17 G2.

There are a number of alternative 8GB internal memory laptops currently available that you might also want to look at including the HP EliteBook 755 which has better reviews.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 750 gigabytes, the Zbook 17 G2 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Zbook 17 G2.

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Specification

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Processor Memory Clock Speed
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Conflict Free Processor
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Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
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Processor Codename
Processor Series
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Memory Slots
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Memory Clock Speed
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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
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
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
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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
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Keyboard Backlit
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Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
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)
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
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 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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Certificates
Energy Star Certified
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Intel Visual Technology

Expert Reviews

(8)
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...

15 February 2015

Spécialiste graphique de la construction. Notre critique de cette station de travail se concentre principalement sur l'AMD FirePro M6100. C'est une nouvelle carte graphique, utilisée pour la... Read more…

18 January 2015

Gráficos de construcción. El análisis de esta estación de trabajo está centrada en el AMD FirePro M6100. Es un nuevo componente usado en las estaciones móviles de HP por primera vez y es una... Read more…

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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 hp 64b, hp 4710, hp 64bi, hp j8z55, hp fhdw7, hp j8z36, hp 64bit, hp 4710m, hp j8z36e, hp 4710mq, hp i74710, hp j8z55e, hp fhdw7p, hp p214865, hp j8z55ea, hp p232359, hp p232360, hp j8z36et, hp p232425, hp p233260, hp j8z55et, hp i74710m, hp p232360p, hp j8z36etr, hp p232425p, hp p233260p, hp j8z55eta, hp i74710mq, hp j8z36eta
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