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HP ZBook 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB Nov 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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Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on three expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, Laptopmag.com and notebookcheck.com this portable PC has an overall expert rating of 77%.

Nice Design

Some HP ZBook owners who bought the HP ZBook said that it was a good design. Expert review site Laptopmag.com said “A multitude of ports and a durable design built to withstand tough conditions”.

A few HP ZBook owners thought the product was good looking. Expert website Laptopmag.com said “The stylish HP ZBook Studio G3 (starting at $1,999; tested at $3, 03”. Laptopmag.com also said “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”.

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Robust

A few people mentioned in their reviews that it was well made. Techradar.com said on expert website Techradar “Unlike the majority of consumer laptops on the market, mobile workstations are built to provide desktop performance on portable frames” in their HP ZBook review. Techradar.com/au/ mentioned “It offers solid processing speeds with an Intel i5 processor.” in their HP ZBook review.

One HP ZBook reviewer concluded that the product was strong and durable.

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Good Size

One person who bought the product mentioned that it was thin. Pcmag.com scored it 80 out of 100 and wrote on PC Mag “Can you fit a full-fledged workstation laptop into a slim ultrabook design? HP thinks the answer is yes”. One person thought the HP ZBook was lightweight. Expert website Laptopmag.com mentioned “The HP ZBook 15u G2 is a lightweight work notebook that offers a military-standard durable design” in their review of the HP ZBook.

One customer said in their reviews that it was thick. Techradar.com mentioned “This means organizations are likely to sacrifice thickness and heft in exchange for storage capacity, processing speeds” in their review of the HP ZBook.

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HP Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

HP has good average reviews for its many processor cores laptops as well as across its entire portable PC range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

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

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Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

The HP ZBook has one of the faster processor frequencys (2.5 gigahertz) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. Notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ZBook have processor frequencys of between 1GHz and 3GHz.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

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

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

Portable PCs of this spec and age have total storage capacitys of between 32GB and 2TB. The HP ZBook has a fairly big total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP ZBook has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Has a Front Camera

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

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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 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 many processor cores laptops that have been available for around the same time as the ZBook.

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

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

The slowest hard drive speed of laptops of this spec and age is 5,400 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. When compared to other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ZBook, the HP ZBook's hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute is one of the fastest.

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4x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

The biggest memory slots of the HP ZBook 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 actually the best memory slots across all notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the ZBook.

The worst memory slots amongst comparable types of portable PC is 1x SO-DIMM.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of many processor cores laptops that came out more than two years ago is 18GB. The HP ZBook has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys (32 gigabytes) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The HP ZBook has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (64-bit)s (32 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age. Laptops of a comparable type and age to the ZBook have maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of between 4GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 19GB.

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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 notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

At 3.5 gigahertz, the HP ZBook has a fairly fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. The slowest processor boost frequency of many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 3.9GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3.2GHz.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Eight Processor Threadss

The HP ZBook has more processor threadss than most of the laptops of a similar type and age to the ZBook. This laptop is a eight processor threads notebook PC compared to most of the many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the ZBook which only have between four and seven processor threadss.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The HP ZBook has one of the bigger processor caches (6 megabytes) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. The smallest processor cache of laptops of this age and spec is 2MB, the biggest is 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.7MB.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

The smallest hard drive capacity of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ZBook is 250GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 790GB. The HP ZBook has one of the bigger hard drive capacitys (1,000 gigabyte) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Eight Number of Battery Cellss

Most many processor cores laptops that were released around the same time as the ZBook have between two and eight number of battery cellss, including the HP ZBook which has eight number of battery cellss.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of laptops of this age and spec is 64Wh. The HP ZBook has a quite big battery capacity (Watt hours) (75 watt-hours) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the ZBook.

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Silver EPEAT Compliance

This notebook PC has a Silver EPEAT compliance, which is typical of many laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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5 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

One HP ZBook owner who bought it mentioned that it was not cheap. Techradar.com wrote in their review on expert website Techradar “It's much less expensive and much more attractive”.

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

Comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ZBook have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 750MHz and 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz. At only 1,150 megahertz, the HP ZBook has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the ZBook.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age, the HP ZBook does not have a touchscreen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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Heavy

The weights of laptops of this spec and age range from 430g to 4.8kg, and the average weight is 2.5kg. The HP ZBook is one of the heavier similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ZBook (2.8 kilograms) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP ZBook

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the HP ZBook has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ZBook.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the HP ZBook has a fairly typical display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on laptops of a similar age and spec to it. 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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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
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
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
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
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board 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
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC)
4G
WWAN
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
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
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
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
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(7)
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...

20 May 2015

Tough but portable, HP 's ZBook laptop will appeal to a professional audience. We review the HP ZBook 15u G2. Also see: Best laptops 2015 . Now that HP has migrated its mobile workstation laptops... Read more…

11 May 2015

The HP ZBook 15u G2 looks and feels like an ultrabook, but delivers workstation performance...

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...

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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...

23 June 2015

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp t7w11, hp w4190, hp j8z70, hp f1m32, hp w5170, hp t7v51, hp j8z70e, hp f1m32u, hp i75500, hp w5170m, hp i74710, hp t7v51e, hp i76700, hp i76500, hp t7w11e, hp w4190m, f1m31utaba, hp pro8gb1, hp p236821, hp t7v51et, hp p214866, f1m33utaba, hp p220171, hp i76700h, hp i76500u, hp t7w11et, hp p232420, hp p243714, hp j8z70et, f1m32utaba
Barcodes 00888793817834, 00888793817858, 00888793817872, 00889296020080, 00889296020097, 00889296136651, 00889296136767, 00889296136781, 00889296136804, 00889296136842, 00889296136958, 00889899049891, 00889899161593, 08887938178344, 08887938178580, 08887938178726, 08892960200970

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