We calculated the average ratings for all HP laptops and also specifically for HP many processor core portable PCs and found that in both cases HP had good ratings.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
The HP Zbook 15 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.
This notebook PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution amongst all comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Zbook 15.
The worst display resolution across comparable types of notebook PC is 1366 x 768 pixels.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Zbook 15 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Zbook 15 also have a full-size keyboard.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The HP Zbook 15 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.
A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the Zbook 15.
The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of laptop is 133MHz.
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Has a Front Camera
The HP Zbook 15 has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.
SSD Storage Medium
The Zbook 15 has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it. 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 amongst all many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.
An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium amongst comparable types of portable PC.
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 portable PCs of this type and age.
802.11n WiFi Standard
This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.
4x SO-DIMM Memory Slot
The biggest memory slots of the HP Zbook 15 is 4x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of the most common memory slot of 2x SO-DIMM.
A 4x SO-DIMM memory slot is in fact the best memory slots amongst all notebook PCs of this age and spec.
Amongst comparable types of portable PC the worst memory slots is 1x SO-DIMM.
Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory
With a maximum internal memory of 32 gigabytes, the HP Zbook 15 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Zbook 15. Many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Zbook 15 have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB.
Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Portable PCs of this age and type have maximum internal memory (64-bit) of between 4GB and 32GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 32 gigabytes, the Zbook 15 has a quite big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Zbook 15.
L3 Processor Cache
This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.
Eight Battery Cells
The Zbook 15 is a eight battery cell count laptop. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Zbook 15 have between two and eight battery cells.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.
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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of only 128 gigabytes, the HP Zbook 15 has one of the smallest total storage capacity amongst notebook PCs of this age. The smallest total storage capacity of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Zbook 15 is 32GB and the biggest is 2TB.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Most laptops that were launched around the same time as the Zbook 15 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The HP Zbook 15 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.
Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate
This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.
Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacity
Most similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Zbook 15 have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacity, including the Zbook 15 which has 128 solid-state drive capacity.
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Only One USB 2.0 Port
Most many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Zbook 15 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the Zbook 15 which has one USB 2.0 port.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.
5 Other reasons to consider the HP Zbook 15
Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when HP released the Zbook 15.
Average Processor Clock Speed
With a processor clock speed of 2.4 gigahertz, the Zbook 15 has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.
Average Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the HP Zbook 15 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Zbook 15.
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At 2.8 kilograms, the HP Zbook 15 has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Zbook 15.
Average Screen Size
The HP Zbook 15 has a relatively standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.
Colour of Product
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-4xxx
Processor Boost Frequency
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configurations
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
2 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
1920 x 1080
Full HD, HD
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4600
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
NVIDIA Quadro K1100M
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Intel HD Graphics
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Disc Types Supported
Optical Drive Type
DVD Super Multi, DVD Super Multi DL
Number of Built-In Speakers
DTS Studio Sound HD
Front Camera Resolution
1280 x 720
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Thunderbolt Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Operating System Installed
Windows 7 Professional
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