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HP ZBook 15 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.8GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.8GHz 8GB Oct 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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HP ZBook 15 Review
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18 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

HP is one of the better rated portable PC brands according to average reviews from experts and users, and HP also has good ratings for its many processor core portable PCs.

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ZBook 15 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 750MHz and 1,400MHz. The HP ZBook 15 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (1,300 megahertz) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ZBook 15.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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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 a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most common display resolution.

This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution amongst all many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst comparable types of portable PC.

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Very Fast Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speeds of laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the ZBook 15 range from 1GHz to 3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz. When compared to other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago that we have assessed, the ZBook 15's processor clock speed of 2.8 gigahertz is one of the fastest.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the ZBook 15 is 710GB, and the total storage capacity range from 32GB to 2TB. With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the HP ZBook 15 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the ZBook 15.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 1TB total storage capacity laptops currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the Envy 15[pl_1572354_price], or the Envy 15[pl_1602631_price] both from HP.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ZBook 15 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs that have been around for more than two years. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most notebook PCs of this type and age support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This HP laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

Amongst similar types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP ZBook 15 has a front camera, as do most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the ZBook 15.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other notebook PCs with a front camera and we think the Toshiba L55T[plb_2041827_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

We compared all the other portable PCs which also have a front camera to this laptop and we think the ZBook 15[pl_2194743_price], or the Probook 470[pl_1623572_price] both from HP is also worth considering.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

The slowest hard drive speed of comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the ZBook 15 is 5,400 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the HP ZBook 15 has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the ZBook 15.

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4x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

The ZBook 15 has a maximum memory slots of 4x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of the most common memory slot of 2x SO-DIMM.

This portable PC's memory slots (4x SO-DIMM) is actually the best memory slots amongst all laptops of a comparable age and type to the ZBook 15.

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

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of 3.8 gigahertz, the HP ZBook 15 has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ZBook 15. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3.9GHz.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Eight Battery Cells

The HP ZBook 15 is a eight battery cell count notebook PC.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

The battery capacities of notebook PCs of this spec and age range from 30Wh to 100Wh. With a battery capacity of 83 watt-hours, the HP ZBook 15 has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ZBook 15 have a full-size keyboard, however the ZBook 15 does not have a full-size keyboard.

We think you might also be interested in alternative notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the Toshiba L55T[plb_2041827_price] or the Asus U500VZ[plb_2377740_price].

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The ZBook 15 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

It is worth also looking at alternative laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen including the Toshiba L55T[plb_2041827_price], or the HP ENVY 15[plb_2353927_price] which is also cheaper.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP ZBook 15

Released Over Two Years Ago

HP released the ZBook 15 over two years ago.

Average Internal Memory

The ZBook 15 has a relatively typical internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Average Screen Size

The ZBook 15 has a fairly standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the ZBook 15.

We compared all the other 15.6" notebook PCs to this notebook PC and we think cheaper notebook PCs such as the HP Zbook 15[plb_2633133_price] is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a bigger screen size then you might want to look at the HP 17 G2[plb_2985052_price] (17.3" and cheaper).

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Average Weight

At 2.8 kilograms, the ZBook 15 has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

Laptops with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the Zbook 15[pl_2633133_price] (2.8kg and cheaper), or the Envy 15[pl_1572354_price] (2.8kg and cheaper) both from HP.

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age. 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.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available including cheaper notebook PCs such as the Lenovo E555[plb_2906519_price].

If you are looking for a portable PC with a better storage medium then you might also want to look at the Asus U500VZ[plb_2377740_price] (SSD and higher rated).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
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
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 Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete 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
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
4G Standard
3G Standards
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Thunderbolt 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
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
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
Intel TSX-NI
Intel QuickPath Interconnect
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
AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(38)
22 November 2015

There is a lot to like about the HP ZBook 15 G2. It is a solidly constructed, relatively lightweight mobile workstation with very good battery life, and both a decent CPU and NVIDIA's top mobile...

Great battery life, ultrahighresolution screen, rugged construction
Highend processor
Discrete ISVcertified graphics
Numerous ports and a wellmade exterior
Customisable specification
Moderate performance for the price
Bland looks
Heavier and thicker than rivals
Middling screen quality
Irritating ergonomic niggles
12 November 2015

The HP ZBook Studio will be considered one of the best mobile workstations on the planet...if not one the best laptops...

11 November 2015

The HP ZBook Studio will be considered one of the best mobile workstations on the planet...if not one the best laptops...

20 May 2015

It's got great power, decent ergonomics and versatile design, but the HP loses out to its rival thanks to a high price, middling screen quality and its sheer size...

27 March 2015

A sort of one-size-fits-all for the productive professional, the ZBook 15u G2 is an acceptable, if overly expensive addition to a lineup of high-powered portables that promise users a mix of...

Fast enough to handle general work
Design is clean, professional
Rated at militarygrade toughness
Solid performance, plenty of ports including Thunderbolt, fantastic DreamColor display
Good performance
Too expensive for what you get
1080p doesn't impress at this price
Bulky, heavy, and awkward
Lackluster battery life
Expensive
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User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 30 June 2015 by Pelico
Pelico would recommend the HP Zbook 15 G2

First B & H Photo; After a lot of research, I found that B & H Photo had the most ZBook 15 G2 models to choose from at the best price. It also helped that I received the laptop as described on the... Read more…

Reviewed 6 April 2014 by Jp-the-man
(Verified Purchase)

I needed a lot of computing power and I ended up buying the Zbook. I took it with an upgrade to 32 GB memory. The computer certainly delivers on the computing power side. This PC can crank through... Read more…

Powerful
Reviewed 22 December 2014 by Dr. Fun
Dr. Fun would recommend the HP Zbook 15 G2

If you are looking for a portable workstation that can take rough treatment, this is it. The heavy, solid feel instills confidence that this unit can take it. Until you turn it on... Mine was... Read more…

Very Expandable
Very Solid Construction
Solidly built
Fast
Powerful
Dead Out Of Box
For Tech Savvy Users Only
Obsolete Preloaded Softwa
Obsolete Preloads
Required Os Reinstall

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers f1m34utaba, f1m36utaba
Barcodes 00888793817902, 00888793818022, 00888793861028, 08887938179020, 08887938180224
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