Creativity knows no limits. Showcase your best work in the office or on the go. With the new HP ZBook 17 workstation, take advantage of HP's most powerful processing and graphics, consistent color...
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HP has good average ratings for its many processor core laptops as well as across its entire portable PC range.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on many processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on many processor core laptops that have been around for more than two years.
Has a Front Camera
The HP ZBook 17 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of this type and age.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The ZBook 17 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of this age and spec. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed.
A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ZBook 17.
Across comparable types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on many processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed
The hard drive speeds of notebook PCs of this age and type range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 6,000 RPM. When compared to other notebook PCs of this type and age that we have checked, the HP ZBook 17's hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute is one of the fastest.
4x SO-DIMM Memory Slot
The biggest memory slots of the ZBook 17 is 4x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of a 2x SO-DIMM notebook PC, which is the most common memory slots.
This laptop's memory slots (4x SO-DIMM) is in fact the best memory slots amongst all similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the ZBook 17.
A 1x SO-DIMM memory slot is the worst memory slots across comparable types of laptop.
Quite Big Processor Cache
The HP ZBook 17 has one of the bigger processor caches (6 megabytes) amongst laptops of this age. The average processor cache of laptops of this age and type is 4.6MB.
Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory
The smallest maximum internal memory of many processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the ZBook 17 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB. The HP ZBook 17 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (32 gigabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age.
Fairly Big Battery Capacity
The battery capacities of laptops that have been on the market for more than two years range from 30Wh to 100Wh. At 83 watt-hours, the ZBook 17 has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other many processor core laptops that are a similar age to the ZBook 17.
Eight Battery Cells
The ZBook 17 is a eight battery cell count laptop.
802.11g WiFi Standard
The ZBook 17 has an 802.11g WiFi standard which is better than most portable PCs of this age and type. Most many processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago have an 802.11b WiFi standard. The worst Wi-Fi standard of all many processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago is 802.11a and the best is 802.11n.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.
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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The ZBook 17 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other laptops of this spec and age which have a full-size keyboard.
Only HDD Storage Medium
This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been available 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.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Most comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the ZBook 17 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The ZBook 17 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.
Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
With a discrete graphics adapter memory of only 1,024 megabyte, the HP ZBook 17 has one of the smaller discrete graphics adapter memory amongst many processor core laptops of this age. The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of laptops of a similar age and spec to the ZBook 17 is 1GB, the biggest is 8.2GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.4GB.
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With a weight of 3.5 kilograms, the ZBook 17 is one of the heavier laptops of this spec and age amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the ZBook 17 the weights range from 430g to 4.8kg.
The ZBook 17 is one of the thicker many processor core laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ZBook 17 (34 millimeters) amongst many processor core laptops of this age. Notebook PCs of this spec and age have heights of between 8.6mm and 56mm.
5 Other reasons to consider the HP ZBook 17
Released Over Three Years Ago
This portable PC was released over three years ago.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 2.4 gigahertz, the ZBook 17 has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ZBook 17.
Average Internal Memory
At 8 gigabytes, the ZBook 17 has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other many processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the ZBook 17.
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Average Screen Size
The ZBook 17 has a relatively standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the HP ZBook 17 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
333, 1333, 133, 1600
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
Maximum Internal Memory
2 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Touch Sensitive Screen
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4600
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
NVIDIA Quadro K610M
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
DVD Super Multi, DVD Super Multi DL
DTS Studio Sound HD
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Windows 7 Professional
HP Recovery Manager,HP Performance Advisor,HP Remote Graphics Software,HP Support Assistant,HP Client Security,HP Hotkey Support,HP Wireless Hotspot,Buy Office,Microsoft Security Essentials,Cyberlink Power DVD,Cyberlink Media Suite,Cyberlink Photo Director,Cyberlink Power Director,Cyberlink Power2Go
Recovery Operating System
Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery Cell Count
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), Lithium
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
AC Adapter Included
Quick Start Guide
Storage Temperature Range
10 - 90
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 35
Energy Star Certified
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
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