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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Based on 2,224 expert and owner reviews, HP has good reviews for its notebook PCs. HP also has good reviews specifically for its many processor core laptops compared to other manufacturers.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
The highest display resolution of the ZBook 17 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.
A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the ZBook 17.
A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across similar types of laptop.
Very Big Screen Size
Across all the laptops of a similar age and type to the ZBook 17 the screen sizes range from 10" to 18", and the average screen size is 15". The ZBook 17 has a quite big screen size (17.3 inches) compared to most of the other many processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago.
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 on the market for more than two years.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The HP ZBook 17 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the ZBook 17.
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Has a Front Camera
The HP ZBook 17 has a front camera. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years also have a front camera.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops of a similar spec and age to it.
Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed
The average hard drive speed of many processor core laptops that have been available for more than two years is 6,000 RPM. With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the ZBook 17 has one of the faster hard drive speeds amongst notebook PCs of this age.
Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
At 32 gigabytes, the ZBook 17 has a quite big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of many processor core laptops that have been available for a similar time to the ZBook 17 is 4GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 21GB.
L3 Processor Cache
This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.
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 notebook PC's memory slots (4x SO-DIMM) is actually the best memory slots amongst all comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the ZBook 17.
A 1x SO-DIMM memory slot is the worst memory slots amongst comparable types of notebook PC.
Eight Battery Cells
The ZBook 17 is a eight battery cell count laptop.
Fairly Big Battery Capacity
Across all the notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ZBook 17 the battery capacities range from 30Wh to 100Wh, and the average battery capacity is 59Wh. The ZBook 17 has a quite big battery capacity (83 watt-hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ZBook 17.
Gold EPEAT Compliance
This portable PC has a Gold EPEAT compliance, which is typical of many many processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.
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Only HDD Storage Medium
This notebook PC has an HDD+SSD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on many processor core laptops that were launched more than two years ago. 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
The HP ZBook 17 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the ZBook 17 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.
Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
The ZBook 17 has a quite small discrete graphics adapter memory (only 1,024 megabyte) compared to most of the other many processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the ZBook 17. The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1GB and the biggest is 8.2GB.
Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacity
The ZBook 17 is a 128 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity portable PC.
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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard
The ZBook 17 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. This HP portable PC has an 802.11a WiFi standard, whereas most many processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as it have an 802.11b WiFi standard. In addition, this portable PC have an 802.11g and 802.11n WiFi standard.
This portable PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11a) is actually the worst Wi-Fi standard across all many processor core laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the ZBook 17.
An 802.11n WiFi standard is the best Wi-Fi standard across comparable types of portable PC.
The HP ZBook 17 is one of the heavier laptops that have been around for more than two years (3.5 kilograms) amongst similar spec laptops of this age. The weights of many processor core laptops that are a similar age to the ZBook 17 range from 430g to 4.8kg.
The heights of many processor core laptops that have been around for more than two years range from 8.6mm to 56mm, and the average height is 29mm. With a height of 34 millimeters, the ZBook 17 is quite thick compared to most of the other many processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as the ZBook 17.
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Released Over Three Years Ago
HP released the ZBook 17 over three years ago.
Average Processor Clock Speed
With a processor clock speed of 2.4 gigahertz, the ZBook 17 has a pretty average processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the ZBook 17.
Average Internal Memory
At 8 gigabytes, the ZBook 17 has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.
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Average Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 628 gigabytes, the ZBook 17 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
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 (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
2 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
HDD, HDD+SSD, SSD, SSD
SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
1920 x 1080
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Number of Colours
Supported Number of Colours Display
16.78 million colours
Full HD, HD
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4600
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
NVIDIA Quadro K610M
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
BD, CD, DVD
DTS Studio Sound HD
Front Camera Resolution
1280 x 720
Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN)
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
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Integrated TV Tuner
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Windows 7 Professional
Recovery Operating System
Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio 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
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240
AC Adapter Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
AC Adapter Power
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Quick Start Guide
0 - 4570
0 - 3050
Storage Relative Humidity Range
10 - 90
Operating Relative Humidity Range
10 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
-15 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 35
Energy Star Certified
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
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