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HP ZBook 17 G3

HP ZBook 17 G3
alaScore 85

7 reviews

Dec, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews of HP ZBook 17 G3. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People are impressed by the performance, but there are some less positive comments about the portability and image quality. Comments are divided on the screen.

performance

image quality, portability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the HP ZBook 17 G3 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Tobias Winkler (notebookcheck.net)

Review HP ZBook 17 (E9X11AA-ABA) Workstation

 

DreamBook? HP has changed the name of its mobile workstations to ZBook, shipping it not only with a different moniker, but also with a completely new chassis and updated components. Our detailed review will show whether this is enough to climb back to...

Chassis; Display; System performance; Upgradeability; Noise emissions (while idle); Surface temperatures

Amount of storage; Location of ports; Weight; (Display "noise"); (Speed of brightness adaptation)

The Dell Precision M6800, the successor to Fujitsu's Celsius H920 and numerous 15-inch workstations. Also a number of manufacturers using Clevo barebones, such as MSI, Schenker and Bullman.

Nov, 2013

Consumer review by: Ogeek (bhphotovideo.com)

Incredible Screen / Display

 

Its Big but exactly what I need. Everything works as advertised. May get the 15 inch version with dreamcolor as well for portability and when I need to travel. Nothing else really compares to this screen. Otherwise its very powerful and does everything...

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: Warren Callaway (bhphotovideo.com)

Display Problems x 2

 

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 was quick to make the exchange. Not so lucky on the...

Jun, 2015

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Bang & Olufsen
Built-in Microphone:Y / Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speakers manufacturer:Bang & Olufsen

Battery

Battery Capacity:96
Battery capacity (Watt hours):96
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:6

Camera

Front Camera:Y
Front camera signal format:720p

Certificates

Energy Star certified:Y / Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold / Silver

Design

Chassis type:Desktop
Color of product:Black / Black, Red / Black, Silver / Grey / Silver
Form Factor:Clamshell
Intel segment tagging:Home office, Small Business
Placement supported:Horizontal
Product type:Mobile workstation

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:15.6 / 17.3
Display included:N
Display Resolution:1600 x 900 / 1920 x 1080 / 3840 x 2160
Display Surface:Matt
Full HD: Yes
HD type:4K Ultra HD / Full HD / HD+
LED backlight:Y / Yes
Panel Type:IPS / SVA
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:200

Expansion Slots

Mini PCI Express slots:2
PCI Express x16 slots:2

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2 / 4 / 8
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD FirePro W6150M / No / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 / NVIDIA Quadro 2000M / NVIDIA Quadro M1000M / NVIDIA Quadro M2000M / NVIDIA Quadro M3000M / NVIDIA Quadro M4000M / NVIDIA Quadro M5000M
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR5
Graphics adapter DisplayPorts quantity:3
Graphics adapter DVI ports quantity:1
Graphics adapter HDMI ports quantity:1
Graphics adapter Open GL support: Yes
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.7 / 64
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:350
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12 / 12.0
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1050 / 1150 / 950
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x191B / 0x191D / 0x5912
On-board graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon R6E / AMD Radeon R7E / Intel HD Graphics 530 / Intel HD Graphics 630 / Intel HD Graphics P530 / Intel® HD Graphics 530
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4

Keyboard

Island-style keyboard:Y
Keyboard backlit:Y
Numeric keypad:No / Y / Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad
Spill resistant keyboard:Y / Yes

Memory

Internal memory:16 / 32 / 4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR4-SDRAM / DDR4L-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 32 / 64
Memory clock speed:1866 / 2133 / 2400
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout:1 x 16 / 1 x 8 / 2 x 16 / 2 x 4 / 2 x 8
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 16 / 1 x 4 / 1 x 8 / 2 x 16 / 2 x 4 / 2 x 8
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM / 4x DIMM / 4x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G:N / No / Yes
4G:N / Y
4G standard:LTE
Bluetooth:No / Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0 / 4.2
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi:N / No / Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11ac / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n,IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac / No / Not supported

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 40
Storage relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Storage temperature (T-T):-30 - 60

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / N / No
Optical drives quantity:1

Other Features

Audio system:Bang & Olufsen

Packaging Content

Display included:N
Keyboard supplied:Y
Mouse included:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Manual:Y / Yes
Package depth:11.7
Package height:21.9
Package weight:42.3
Package width:22.8
Power cord included:Y / Yes
Quick start guide:Y / Yes
Warranty card:Y / Yes

Performance

Market positioning:Gaming
Motherboard chipset:Intel Z270
Product type:PC
Virtual Reality (VR) ready:Y

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port:Y / Yes
DC-in jack:N / Y / Yes
DisplayPorts quantity:2
Docking connector:N / No / Yes
DVI port:N / No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
HDMI version:1.4
Headphone outputs:1
Line-in:Y
Line-out:Y
Microphone in:Y
PS/2 ports quantity:2
Serial ports quantity:1
SmartCard slot:Y / Yes
Thunderbolt 3 ports quantity:1 / 2
Thunderbolt ports quantity:2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2 / 4
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2 / 3 / 4 / 6
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C ports quantity:2
USB Sleep-and-Charge:Y
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:200
AC input frequency:50 - 60 / 50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240 / 100-240
Power supply:500 / 65

Processor

Bus type:DMI3
Chipset:Intel CM236
Configurable TDP-down:35
Conflict Free processor:Y
ECC supported by processor:N / Y
FSB Parity: No
L2 cache:2
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:64
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600,2133,2400
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3L-SDRAM,DDR4-SDRAM
Memory voltage supported by processor:1.35
Motherboard chipset:Intel CM236
Number of processors installed:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 / 1x16,1x8+2x4,2x8 / 1x16,2x8,1x8+2x4 / 1x8+2x4, 1x16, 2x8
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor:E3-1535MV5 / i5-6440HQ / I7-6700HQ / i7-6820HQ
Processor boost frequency:2.2 / 3.5 / 3.6 / 3.8 / 4.5
Processor cache:6 / 8
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Kaby Lake / Skylake
Processor cores:4
Processor family:6th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 6th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / 7th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / AMD G / Intel Core i5-6xxx / Intel Core i7-6xxx / Intel Xeon / Intel Xeon E3 v5 / Intel® Xeon®
Processor frequency:2 / 2.6 / 2.7 / 2.9 / 4.2
Processor lithography:14
Processor model:E3-1535MV5 / GX-420GI / i5-6440HQ / I7-6700HQ / i7-6820HQ / i7-7700K
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-6400 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-6700 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-6800 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-7700 Desktop Series / Intel Xeon E3-1500M v5
Processor socket:BGA 1440 / BGA1440 / FCBGA1440 / LGA 1151 (Socket H4)
Processor threads:4 / 8
Stepping:B0 / R0
System bus data transfer rate:8
System bus rate:8
Thermal Design Power (TDP):45 / 91
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N / No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Idle States:Y / Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access:Y / Yes
Intel HD Graphics:Y
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology: Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology version:1.00
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):1 / Y
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N / Y
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel TSX-NI:Y
Intel TSX-NI version:1.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y
Intel vPro Technology:No / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® Insider™:Y / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Iris™ Pro Graphics: No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® OS Guard:Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):Y
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Smart Response Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / Y
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:88962 / 88967 / 88970 / 89610 / 97129
Processor code:SR2FM / SR2FQ / SR2FS / SR2FU
Processor package size:37.5 x 37.5 / 42
Scalability:1S
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2 / SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX 2.0 / SSE4.1,SSE4.2,AVX 2.0
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes
Thermal solution specification:PCG 2015D

Security

Cable lock slot:Y / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Fingerprint reader: Yes
Password protection:Power on / Y
Password protection type:Power on
Trusted Platform Module (TPM):Y / Yes

Software

Drivers included:Y / Yes
Operating system architecture:32-bit / 64-bit
Operating system installed:FreeDOS / Smart Zero / ThinPro / Windows 10 Home / Windows 10 IoT Enterprise / Windows 10 Pro / Windows 7 Professional / Windows Embedded Standard 7E
Optional operating system supplied:Windows 10 Pro
Recovery operating system:WINDOWS 10 PRO / Windows 7 Professional

Storage

Card reader integrated:N / Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD / SD, SDHC, SDXC / SD,SDHC,SDXC
Hard disk rotational speed:5400 / 7200
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:SATA
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
Host interface:SATA
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory:8
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache type:Flash
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity:500
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Number of storage drives installed:2
Solid-state drive capacity:256 / 512
Solid-state drive interface:NVMe 3.0,PCI Express / PCI Express
Solid-state drive interfaces:PCI Express
Storage drive interface:M.2
Storage media:Flash / HDD / HDD+SSD / Hybrid-HDD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 1256 / 1512 / 256 / 32 / 500 / 512 / 8

Video

On-board graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon R6E

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10.4 / 11 / 7.56 / 8.66
Depth (without stand):8.66
Height:1.02 / 1.18 / 16.4 / 9.88
Height (without stand):9.45
Weight:3.35 / 38.8 / 5.71 / 6.61
Width:15.2 / 16.5 / 17.4 / 4.72
Width (without stand):1.65