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HP ZBook 17 G3

HP ZBook 17 G3
alaScore 86

6 reviews

Oct, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews of HP ZBook 17 G3. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People really like the performance, whereas many are critical about the portability and image quality. Reviews are divided on the screen.


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 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Tobias Winkler (

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 (

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 (

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


Front Camera: Yes
Front camera signal format:720p


Display Surface:Matt
HD type:Full HD / HD+
Panel Type:IPS / SVA


Discrete graphics adapter: Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2 / 4
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.7
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12 / 12.0
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x191B / 0x191D
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (DisplayPort):4096 x 2304
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel):4096 x 2304
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (HDMI):4096 x 2304
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), DVI, HDMI / DVI, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), DisplayPort, HDMI
On-board graphics adapter refresh rate at maximum resolution (DisplayPort):60
On-board graphics adapter refresh rate at maximum resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel):60
On-board graphics adapter refresh rate at maximum resolution (HDMI):24


Island-style keyboard: Yes
Keyboard backlit: Yes


4G:No / Yes
4G standards:LTE

Ports & interfaces

Thunderbolt 3 ports quantity:1 / 2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:3 / 4
USB Sleep-and-Charge: Yes
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1


Configurable TDP-down:35
Conflict Free processor: Yes
ECC supported by processor:No / Yes
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:64
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):34.1
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1600,1866,2133 / 1866,2133,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3L-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM, DDR4-SDRAM
Processor cache type:Smart Cache / Smart Cache, L3 / SmartCache
Processor codename:Skylake
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-6400 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-6700 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-6800 Mobile series / Intel Xeon E3-1500M v5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):45

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: Yes
Intel HD Graphics: Yes
Intel Iris Pro Graphics: No
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): Yes
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Smart Response Technology version:1.00
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):1 / Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):No / Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel TSX-NI:No / Yes
Intel TSX-NI version:1.00
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): Yes
Intel® OS Guard: Yes
Intel® Secure Key: Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): Yes
OS Guard: Yes
Processor ARK ID:88962 / 88967 / 88970 / 89610 / I7-6700HQ
Processor package size:42


Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Password protection: Yes


Recovery operating system:WINDOWS 10 PRO / Windows 7 Professional


Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory:8
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache type:Flash
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity:500