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HP Zbook 17 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 750GB HDD 17.3" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.4GHz 8GB Jan 2014
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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... More
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20 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

HP is one of the superior notebook PC manufacturers according to average reviews from owners and experts, and HP also has good ratings for its many processor core portable PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The discrete graphics adapter memory capacities of many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Zbook 17 range from 1GB to 8GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.5GB. At 4 gigabytes, the Zbook 17 has a fairly big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Zbook 17.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The HP Zbook 17 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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution across all portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Zbook 17.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst similar types of notebook PC.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

The smallest screen size of portable PCs of this age and type is 10" and the biggest is 18". With a screen size of 17.3 inches, the Zbook 17 has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

Alternative 17.3" laptops currently available which you might also want to consider include the Acer Aspire V Nitro 17[plb_2548266_price] which is cheaper.

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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 laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP Zbook 17 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Zbook 17.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the HP ENVY 17[plb_2353197_price].

We compared this laptop to all the other portable PCs with a full-size keyboard and we think the HP ZBook 17[plb_1623560_price], or the Lenovo Y50[plb_2658244_price] is also worth considering.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Zbook 17 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops of this age and spec. Most many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This HP notebook PC 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 across all many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Zbook 17, the Zbook 17 has a front camera.

We compared this laptop to all the other notebook PCs with a front camera and we think the ZBook 17[pl_2158509_price], or the ZBook 17[pl_1623560_price] both from HP or the Lenovo Y50[plb_2658244_price] is also worth considering.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 32 gigabytes, the Zbook 17 has a fairly big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Zbook 17. Many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Zbook 17 have maximum internal memory (64-bit) of between 4GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 20GB.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 32 gigabytes, the HP Zbook 17 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Zbook 17. The average maximum internal memory of many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 18GB.

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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 the most common memory slot of 2x SO-DIMM.

This notebook PC's memory slots (4x SO-DIMM) is in fact the best memory slots across all notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Zbook 17.

Across similar types of notebook PC the worst memory slots is 1x SO-DIMM.

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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 around for a similar time to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The Zbook 17 has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memory (4,096 megabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age. The discrete graphics adapter memory of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Zbook 17 range from 1GB to 8.2GB.

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Eight Battery Cells

The Zbook 17 is a eight battery cell count portable PC. Most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Zbook 17 have between two and eight battery cells.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

The Zbook 17 has a fairly big battery capacity (75 watt-hours) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. The smallest battery capacity of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Zbook 17 is 30Wh and the biggest is 100Wh.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other portable PCs of this type and age, the Zbook 17 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

Other notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might want to look at include the HP ENVY 17[plb_2353197_price], or the DELL XPS 15[plb_2234246_price] which is also cheaper.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Heavy

The Zbook 17 is fairly heavy (3.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Zbook 17. Laptops that are a comparable age to the Zbook 17 have weights of between 430g and 4.8kg.

If you would consider a portable PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Acer Aspire V Nitro 17[plb_2548266_price] (3kg and cheaper).

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Thick

The thinnest laptop of this age and type is 8.6mm thick and the thickest is 180mm. The HP Zbook 17 is one of the thicker notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago (34 millimeters) amongst laptops of this age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP Zbook 17

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when HP released the Zbook 17.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.4 gigahertz, the HP Zbook 17 has a pretty average processor clock speed compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the Zbook 17.

Alternative 2.4GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available which you might also want to look at include the Lenovo T540p[plb_2615717_price] which is cheaper.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Zbook 17 has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

Alternative 8GB internal memory portable PCs currently available which you might want to look at include the Acer Aspire V3-551[plb_1452192_price], or the MSI GS70[plb_2308238_price] which is cheaper.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Zbook 17 has a fairly typical total storage capacity (750 gigabytes) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as 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.

We compared all the other portable PCs that have an HDD storage media to this portable PC and we think the DELL XPS 15[plb_1413057_price], and the Acer Aspire V3-551[plb_1452192_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If you want a notebook PC with a better storage medium then you might want to consider the HP EliteBook 755[plb_2319127_price] (SSD and cheaper).

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Specification

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Card Reader Integrated
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Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
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3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
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Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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Front Camera Resolution
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4G WiMAX
4G LTE
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TV Tuner Integrated
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
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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® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
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
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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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
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Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
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Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
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Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
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Weight
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Packaging Data
Warranty Card
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Power Cord Included
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Quick Start Guide
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Non-Operating Altitude
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Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
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Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
64-Bit Computing
Thunderbolt Technology

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Expert Reviews

(25)
15 July 2015

From low-cost Chromebooks to high-end hybrids, and the explosion of diverse, different-shaped Windows devices, there's a dizzying amount of choice out there for anyone looking to replace their... Read more…

Powerful CPU and GPU combination
Lots of storage, memory and expansion options
High quality colour, accurate display
High quality colouraccurate display
Excellent performance, vibrant display, ample connectivity, durable design
Large and hefty
Expensive
Audio support is somewhat lacking
Expensive, ports are condensed, bulky
Amount of storage
10 February 2015

While performance is paramount, HP's workstation line-up is also claimed to have better reliability, with carefully tested parts backed by a three year warranty.For best effect you'll obviously... Read more…

7 February 2015

The HP ZBook 17 G2 does so many things well its flaws are forgivable. It outperforms all the mobile workstations we've reviewed in most categories by a very large margin. However, its display...

6 February 2015

The HP ZBook 17 G2 does so many things well its flaws are forgivable. It outperforms all the mobile workstations we've reviewed in most categories by a very large margin. However, its display...

4 January 2015

HP ZBook 17 G2 The HP ZBook 17 G2 is still a really good mobile workstation . You can equip it with very powerful components, there are numerous options for upgrades and the cooling solution is...

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User Reviews

(6)
Reviewed 14 June 2015 by Warren Callaway

Unfortunately, I am returning my second zbook for exchange. The first one I received had an inoperative display. The only dream color I could see was black. HP could not resolve the problem so B&H... Read more…

Reviewed 13 June 2015 by Wenn79

I purchased the HP 17.3 ZBook Notebook in mid Dec. 2014 and had difficulties with it from the start but thought it was a matter of getting used to it vs. my Toshiba. I specifically wanted a heavy... Read more…

Reviewed 2 February 2015 by Melkordy

This workstation is really well built. The feeling of the keyboard is amazing and it doesn't bend under your fingers even if you press harder than normal. I really admire the panel hinges, they... Read more…

Reviewed 19 October 2015 by Physicist
Physicist would recommend the HP ZBook 17 G2 (Verified Purchase)

Second unit we purchased for CAD and graphic intensive work...

Reviewed 15 October 2015 by Anonymous

I bought it for the processor power and graphics to run Solid Works on a laptop. It does a great job, and is fast. The battery life is a little short at about 2-3 hours. Otherwise a good purchase...

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