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HP ZBook 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB Sep 2014
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Be productive in the office or in the field. Take advantage of the HP ZBook 15 G2's powerful processing and graphics, simple scalability, and blazing-fast connectivity to perform and collaborate... More
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HP Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

HP is one of the better rated laptop manufacturers according to average reviews from users and experts, and HP also has good reviews for its medium processor cores portable PCs.

Very Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of notebook PCs of this type and age is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 22GB. The HP ZBook has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors (32 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The HP ZBook is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the ZBook only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Fairly New PCI Express Slots Version

The PCI Express slots versions of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ZBook range from 2 to 3, and the average PCI Express slots version is 2.2. With a PCI Express slots version of 3, the HP ZBook has one of the newer PCI Express slots versions amongst portable PCs of this age.

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

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

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

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz. The HP ZBook has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (1,150 megahertz) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

At 2.6 gigahertz, the HP ZBook has a fairly fast processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The slowest processor frequency of laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the ZBook is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP ZBook supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This HP portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all portable PCs of this type and age.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of notebook PC is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the HP ZBook has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the ZBook. The average internal memory of laptops that were released around the same time as the ZBook is 5.5GB, and the internal memorys range from 1GB to 16GB.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The HP ZBook 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 actually the best display resolution amongst all medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the ZBook.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst comparable types of portable PC.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP ZBook has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ZBook.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the HP ZBook has one of the faster hard drive speeds amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. Medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have hard drive speeds of between 4,200 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The slowest processor boost frequency of comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 1.3GHz and the fastest is 3.7GHz. At 3.2 gigahertz, the HP ZBook has a quite fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ZBook.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ZBook the maximum internal memorys range from 8.1GB to 33GB. With a maximum internal memory of 32,768 megabytes, the HP ZBook has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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Very Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

When compared to other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ZBook that we have assessed the battery capacity (Watt hours) of, the HP ZBook's battery capacity (Watt hours) of 83 watt-hours is one of the biggest. Notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ZBook have battery capacity (Watt hours)s of between 5Wh and 100Wh.

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Eight Number of Battery Cellss

Most medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the ZBook have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the HP ZBook which has eight number of battery cellss.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The HP ZBook is a three USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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10 Reasons Against

Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At only 1.74 gigabytes, the HP ZBook has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the ZBook. Portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ZBook have maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of between 1.7GB and 16GB.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP ZBook does not have a full-size keyboard, although keep in mind that most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ZBook also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. 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.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ZBook is 510MB and the biggest is 4.1GB. The HP ZBook has a quite small discrete graphics adapter memory (only 1,024 megabyte) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ZBook.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The HP ZBook does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ZBook also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The HP ZBook is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other laptops that were launched more than two years ago have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Heavy

The HP ZBook is quite heavy (2.8 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as the ZBook. The lightest notebook PC that came out around the same time as the ZBook is 240g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on portable PCs of this age and type.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP ZBook

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Display Diagonal

The HP ZBook has a relatively typical display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ZBook.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the HP ZBook has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ZBook.

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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 Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by 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
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
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
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
LightScribe
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 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPorts Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
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® 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
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel TSX-NI
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® 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
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Video Compression Formats

Expert Reviews

(4)
1 March 2016

The HP ZBook Studio G3 is a phenomenal workstation with serious power and an eye-catching design that won't add heft to your bag...

6 January 2015

Weighing in at just 4.23 pounds, the 15.6-inch ZBook 15u ($1,199, £767, AU$1473) is one of the lighter workstations on the market. Although it still outweighs the Dell Precision M3800, it's much...

Price
Style
Portability
Speed
Graphics
Innovation
5 January 2015

If you absolutely need a workstation but you don't want to break the bank, the ZBook 15u is an excellent compromise. It offers solid processing speeds with an Intel i5 processor, but the...

Das ZBook Studio G3 ist uns ein kleines Rätsel. In einigen Bereichen präsentiert uns HP ein tolles Produkt, während es in anderen Kategorien enttäuscht. Insgesamt ist unser Eindruck von der...

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Barcodes 00888793817728, 08887938177286

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