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HP ZBook 17 G2

HP ZBook 17 G2 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.9GHz 32GB 512GB SSD 17.3" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.9GHz 32GB Sep 2015
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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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18 Reasons For

HP Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

HP has good average ratings for its many processor cores laptops as well as across its entire portable PC range compared to other brands.

Very Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the HP ZBook 17 G2 has a very big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. Many processor cores laptops that have been available for around the same time as the ZBook 17 G2 have discrete graphics adapter memorys of between 2GB and 8GB.

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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 have been available for a similar time to it.

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

At 1,300 megahertz, the ZBook 17 G2 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year. Many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as the ZBook 17 G2 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 600MHz and 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz.

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Very Big Internal Memory

Across all the many processor cores laptops that were launched more than a year ago the internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB. The HP ZBook 17 G2 has one of the biggest internal memorys (32 gigabytes) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 17.3 inches, the ZBook 17 G2 has a quite big display diagonal compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that came out more than a year ago. The average display diagonal of similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ZBook 17 G2 is 16".

There are a number of alternative 17.3" notebook PCs currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Asus N750JK[plb_2908317_price].

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Very Fast Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.9 gigahertz, the HP ZBook 17 G2's processor frequency is one of the fastest amongst comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ZBook 17 G2. Across all the many processor cores laptops that have been available for a similar time to the ZBook 17 G2 the processor frequencys range from 1.3GHz to 3.1GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz.

We compared this laptop to all the other 2.9GHz processor clock speed laptops and we think the DELL Precision M6800[plb_2840243_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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Has a Front Camera

The ZBook 17 G2 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ZBook 17 G2.

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SSD Storage Media

The HP ZBook 17 G2 has an SSD storage media which is better than most many processor cores laptops that have been around for more than a year. Most many processor cores laptops that came out 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 in fact the best storage medium amongst all portable PCs of this age and type.

The worst storage medium amongst comparable types of laptop is HDD.

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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 notebook PC, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all laptops that came out more than a year ago.

The worst display resolution amongst comparable types of notebook PC is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11g|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs of this age and type.

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4x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

The biggest memory slots of the HP ZBook 17 G2 is 4x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of a 2x SO-DIMM portable PC, which is the most frequently found memory slots.

A 4x SO-DIMM memory slots is in fact the best memory slots amongst all many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as the ZBook 17 G2.

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

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Very Fast Processor Boost Frequency

Notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year have processor boost frequencys of between 1.8GHz and 4GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3.1GHz. The ZBook 17 G2 has one of the fastest processor boost frequencys (3.9 gigahertz) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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512 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

Most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the ZBook 17 G2 only have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacitys, however the ZBook 17 G2 has 512 solid-state drive capacitys.

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Very Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 8 megabytes, the ZBook 17 G2 has a very big processor cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the ZBook 17 G2. The processor caches of many processor cores laptops that have been around for around the same time as the ZBook 17 G2 range from 2MB to 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.2MB.

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Eight Number of Battery Cellss

Most laptops of a similar spec and age to the ZBook 17 G2 have between two and eight number of battery cellss, including the ZBook 17 G2 which has eight number of battery cellss.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The ZBook 17 G2 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age do have a full-size keyboard.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The ZBook 17 G2 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other many processor cores laptops that came out around the same time as the ZBook 17 G2 also do 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 similar spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Heavy

The average weight of many processor cores laptops that have been available for more than a year is 2.4kg. At 3.4 kilograms, the ZBook 17 G2 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were released around the same time as the ZBook 17 G2.

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2 Other reasons to consider the HP ZBook 17 G2

Released Over a Year Ago

This HP laptop was released over a year ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 512 gigabytes, the ZBook 17 G2 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the ZBook 17 G2.

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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
Solid-State Drive Capacity
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
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
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

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 k5100, hp k5100m, m4r77eaabu, hp p248068, hp p232371, hp p233681, hp p232371p, hp p233681p, hp p248068p
Barcodes 00889894294241, 00889894294272, 00889894294449

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