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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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The HP ZBook 17 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago. This HP laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.
This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the ZBook 17.
Across comparable types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.
Has a Front Camera
The HP ZBook 17 has a front camera, as do most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.
Quite Big Processor Cache
Laptops of this type and age have processor caches of between 2MB and 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.8MB. The ZBook 17 has a quite big processor cache (6 megabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.
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Eight Processor Threads
The ZBook 17 is a eight processor thread laptop.
Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory
At 32 gigabytes, the ZBook 17 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out more than two years ago. The average maximum internal memory of similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ZBook 17 is 18GB.
4x SO-DIMM Memory Slot
The ZBook 17 has a maximum memory slots of 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 laptops that came out around the same time as the ZBook 17.
Amongst comparable types of laptop the worst memory slots is 1x SO-DIMM.
Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed
With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the HP ZBook 17 has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than two years. The hard drive speeds of many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.
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 many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.
Eight Battery Cells
Most notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the ZBook 17 have between two and eight battery cells, including the ZBook 17 which has eight battery cells.
Fairly Big Battery Capacity
The smallest battery capacity of similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ZBook 17 is 30Wh and the biggest is 100Wh. With a battery capacity of 83 watt-hours, the ZBook 17 has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.
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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
Most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the ZBook 17 have a full-size keyboard, however the ZBook 17 does not have a full-size keyboard.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Most comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to 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.
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 came out around the same time as it.
Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
At only 1,024 megabyte, the ZBook 17 has a fairly small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the ZBook 17. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ZBook 17 the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 1GB to 8.2GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.4GB.
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Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.
Across all the portable PCs of a similar type and age to the ZBook 17 the weights range from 430g to 4.8kg, and the average weight is 2.5kg. At 3.5 kilograms, the ZBook 17 is quite heavy compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.
The thinnest many processor core laptop that came out around the same time as the ZBook 17 is 8.6mm thick, the thickest is 180mm, and the average height is 29mm. The HP ZBook 17 is fairly thick (34 millimeters) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.
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Released Over Three Years Ago
This HP portable PC has been on the market for over three years.
Average Processor Clock Speed
With a processor clock speed of 2.4 gigahertz, the ZBook 17 has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ZBook 17.
Average Internal Memory
The ZBook 17 has a fairly average internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for a similar time to the ZBook 17.
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Average Screen Size
The ZBook 17 has a fairly typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the ZBook 17.
Average Total Storage Capacity
The ZBook 17 has a fairly standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.
HDD Storage Medium
This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. 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.
Colour of Product
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-4xxx
System Bus Rate
Processor Boost 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
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
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
2 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
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
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 Type
DVD Super Multi, DVD Super Multi DL
DTS Studio Sound HD
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 3.0 Port
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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