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,...
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Many processor core laptops manufactured by HP have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all notebook PCs (not just many processor core laptops) and found that HP also has good ratings across its entire range.
Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
Many processor core laptops that have been around for more than a year have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 840MHz and 1,300MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,300 megahertz, the HP ZBook 17 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.
Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
The discrete graphics adapter memory capacities of many processor core laptops that were released more than a year ago range from 2GB to 8GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.5GB. At 4 gigabytes, the ZBook 17 has a quite big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other many processor core laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the ZBook 17.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This laptop has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.
Fairly Big Screen Size
The screen sizes of portable PCs of this type and age range from 11" to 18", and the average screen size is 16". With a screen size of 17.3 inches, the ZBook 17 has a fairly big screen size compared to most of the other many processor core laptops that have been around for a similar time to the ZBook 17.
Fairly Big Internal Memory
Across all the comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to the ZBook 17 the internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB. With an internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the ZBook 17 has one of the bigger internal memory amongst many processor core laptops of this age.
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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed
With a processor clock speed of 2.8 gigahertz, the HP ZBook 17 has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the ZBook 17. Across all the portable PCs that were released one year ago the processor clock speeds range from 1.3GHz to 2.9GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.3GHz.
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 portable PCs of this type and age.
Has a Front Camera
The ZBook 17 has a front camera, as do most of the other many processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the ZBook 17.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The HP ZBook 17 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most many processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than a year. Most many processor core laptops that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ZBook 17 is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.
SSD Storage Medium
The HP ZBook 17 has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago. 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 medium is actually the best storage medium across all notebook PCs of this spec and age.
An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium amongst similar types of notebook PC.
Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory
At 32,768 megabytes, the ZBook 17 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the ZBook 17. Laptops that came out around the same time as the ZBook 17 have maximum internal memories of between 2GB and 33GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 23GB.
Two Installed SSDs
Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the ZBook 17 only have one installed SSD, however the ZBook 17 has two installed SSDs.
Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency
With a maximum turbo frequency of 3.8 gigahertz, the HP ZBook 17 has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. The maximum turbo frequencies of laptops of this spec and age range from 1.8GHz to 3.9GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.2GHz.
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 portable PC, which is the most frequently found memory slots.
This portable PC's memory slots (4x SO-DIMM) is actually the best memory slots across all notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ZBook 17.
Across similar types of portable PC the worst memory slots is 1x SO-DIMM.
Eight Battery Cells
The HP ZBook 17 is a eight battery cell count portable PC.
Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of laptops that were released more than a year ago is 1GB, the biggest is 8.2GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.5GB. The ZBook 17 has a quite big discrete graphics adapter memory (4,000 megabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ZBook 17.
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 notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.
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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The ZBook 17 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec do have a full-size keyboard.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
The ZBook 17 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ZBook 17 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.
Only 802.11a WiFi Standard
The ZBook 17 has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11n WiFi standard found on most similar spec laptops that were launched more than a year ago.
This notebook PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11a) is actually the worst Wi-Fi standard across all notebook PCs of this spec and age.
The best Wi-Fi standard across similar types of notebook PC is 802.11n.
With a weight of 3.4 kilograms, the HP ZBook 17 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the ZBook 17. The lightest laptop of this type and age is 980g heavy, the heaviest is 3.9kg, and the average weight is 2.5kg.
Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might also be worth considering include the ZBook 17 (3.4kg), the ZBook 17 (3.4kg), or the ZBook 17 (3.4kg) all from HP.
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Across all the notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the ZBook 17 the heights range from 15mm to 55mm. With a height of 34 millimeters, the ZBook 17 is one of the thicker notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ZBook 17 amongst many processor core laptops of this age.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when this notebook PC was released.
Average Total Storage Capacity
The HP ZBook 17 has a fairly typical total storage capacity (512 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the ZBook 17.
If you would prefer a laptop with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Toshiba C55 (750GB) which is also higher rated.
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
2 x 8
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
PCI Express, Serial ATA
1920 x 1080
Full HD, HD
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 K4100M
Discrete 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
DVD Super Multi, DVD Super Multi DL
DTS Studio Sound HD audio
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Wireless LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
Combo Headphone/mic Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Thunderbolt 2 Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Windows 7 Professional
HP Mobile Workstations are shipped with a variety of software titles including: HP Performance Advisor, HP Remote Graphics Software, HP Client Security, Microsoft Security Essentials, Microsoft Defender, CyberLink Power DVD BD, HP ePrint Driver, HP PageLift.
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 Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Set
AVX, AVX 2.0
Intel FDI Technology
Intel QuickPath Interconnect
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 Demand Based Switching
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 Power
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Operating Relative Humidity 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