HP ZBook 17 Mobile Workstation

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 throughout your workflow, simple scalability, and the blazing-fast connectivity your team needs to perform and collaborate at the speed of creativity.


  • Windows 8 Pro or other operating systems available

Innovative, sleek design.

  • Proudly display your work on a large, 17.3-inch diagonal screen housed in the durable chassis of the new HP ZBook 17. The new innovative design projects a professional image and remains easy enough to carry where work takes you.
  • Consolidate workstation resources and connect from any computer at any location with internet access. With HP Remote Graphics Software (RGS) collaborate with colleagues or utilize the power of servers and workstations back at the office.

Power to perform.

  • With Thunderbolt™, professional NVIDIA Quadro 3D Graphics, and optional Quad Core CPUs, the new HP ZBook 17 takes power to a new standard.
  • Empower your creativity. Count on dynamic, true workstation performance with the latest 4th generation Intel® Core™ i5 or i7 processors.
  • Customize this HP ZBook 17 to meet your demands. Keep large files at your fingertips without sacrificing performance with Windows 8 Pro, up to 2.75 TB of storage3,6 and up to 32 GB of memory.
  • Accelerate creative projects with up to 2X faster data transfer speeds than USB 3.0. Easily connect to multiple devices with just one cable. Thunderbolt™ technology makes it possible.
  • Get full power of graphics when you need them and longer battery life when using lighter graphic applications. It’s automatic and seamless with hybrid graphics.

Confidence in colors.

  • Maintain accurate, predictable colors that are consistent across your entire digital workflow. What you see on your display is true to the finished product, thanks to the optional HP DreamColor display.

Workstation reliability.

  • With the HP Total Test Process, ISV-certifications and passing MIL-STD 810G tests for drops, vibration, shock, dust, humidity, altitude, high and low temperature, and temperature shock, the HP ZBook 17 is reliable.
  • Optimize this HP ZBook 17 for peak performance. HP Performance Advisor configures your system with updated settings and drivers to help maximize performance.
  • No tools needed. Just unlatch the HP Easy Access Door to quickly service your hardware and upgrade parts.
System Features

Operating system

  • Windows 8 Pro 64
  • Windows 8 64
  • Windows 7 Professional 32 (available through downgrade rights from Windows 8 Pro)
  • Windows 7 Professional 64
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11
  • FreeDOS

Processor family

  • Intel® Core™ i7 processor
  • Intel® Core™ i5 processor


  • Intel® Core™ i7-4930MX with Intel HD Graphics 4600 (3 GHz, 8 MB cache, 4 cores)
  • Intel® Core™ i7-4900MQ with Intel HD Graphics 4600 (2.8 GHz, 8 MB cache, 4 cores)
  • Intel® Core™ i7-4800MQ with Intel HD Graphics 4600 (2.7 GHz, 6 MB cache, 4 cores)
  • Intel® Core™ i7-4700MQ with Intel HD Graphics 4600 (2.4 GHz, 6 MB cache, 4 cores)
  • Intel® Core™ i7-4600M with Intel HD Graphics 4600 (2.9 GHz, 4 MB cache, 2 cores)
  • Intel® Core™ i5-4330M with Intel HD Graphics 4600 (2.8 GHz, 3 MB cache, 2 cores)
  • Intel® Core™ i5-4300M with Intel HD Graphics 4600 (2.6 GHz, 3 MB cache, 2 cores)

Processor technology

  • Intel® Core™ i7 with vPro technology (select models); Intel® Core™ i5 with vPro technology (select models)


  • Mobile Intel® QM87


  • Low halogen
Dimension and Weight

Dimensions (W x D x H)

  • 41.6 x 27.2 x 3.4 cm

(Height measurement taken at front of unit)


  • starting at 3.46 kg

(Starting weight is with SSD and weight saver (no optical drive))


Maximum memory

  • 32 GB 1600 MHz DDR3L SDRAM

(Two SODIMM slots (dual-core processor) or four SODIMM slots (quad-core processor) supporting dual-channel memory.)

Memory slots

  • 2 SODIMM (for dual-core processor) or 4 SODIMM (for quad-core processor)

Internal drive

  • 320 GB up to 750 GB SATA (7200 rpm)
  • 1 TB SATA (5400 rpm)
  • 500 GB SATA SED (7200 rpm)
  • 500 GB SATA FIPS 140-2 SED (5400 rpm)
  • 128 GB up to 512 GB SATA SSD
  • 256 GB SATA SE SSD
  • 128 GB mSATA SSD

Optical drive

  • Blu-ray R/RE DVD+/-RW SuperMulti DL
  • Blu-ray ROM DVD+/-RW SuperMulti DL
  • DVD+/-RW SuperMulti DL

(An optical drive, hard drive or weight saver may populate the upgrade bay.)

Display and Graphics


  • 17.3″ diagonal LED-backlit HD+ SVA anti-glare (1600 x 900)
  • 17.3″ diagonal LED-backlit FHD UWVA anti-glare (1920 x 1080)
  • 17.3″ diagonal LED-backlit FHD DreamColor UWVA anti-glare (1920 x 1080)


    • NVIDIA Quadro K610M (1 GB dedicated GDDR5)
    • NVIDIA Quadro K3100M (4 GB dedicated GDDR5)
    • NVIDIA Quadro K4100M (4 GB dedicated GDDR5)
    • NVIDIA Quadro K5100M (8 GB dedicated GDDR5)
        (Intel integrated graphics are only used when NVIDIA Optimus technology is enabled)
    Expansion Features


          • 3 USB 3.0 (1 charging)
          • 1 USB 2.0
          • 1 Thunderbolt
          • 1 DisplayPort
          • 1 stereo microphone-in/headphone-out combo
          • 1 AC power
          • 1 RJ-45
          • 1 docking connector
          • 1 secondary battery connector
          • 1 VGA

    Expansion slots

              • 1 ExpressCard/54
              • 1 Secure Digital
              • 1 Smart Card Reader

    (SD supports next generation security digital and is backward compatible to SDHC, SDXC)


              • DTS Studio Sound HD audio (Windows operating systems only)
              • Integrated stereo speakers
              • Integrated microphone (dual-microphone array when equipped with optional webcam)
              • Button for volume mute, functions keys for volume up and down
              • Combo microphone-in/stereo headphone-out jack


              • 720p HD webcam (on select models)


              • Spill-resistant keyboard and drain

    Pointing device

              • Touchpad with on/off button, two-way scroll, gestures, three pick buttons
              • Pointstick with three additional pointstick buttons
              • Image sensor touchpad

    Network interface

              • Integrated Intel I217-LM Gigabit Network Connection


              • HP hs3110 HSPA+ Mobile Broadband
              • HP lt4111 LTE/EV-DO/HSPA+ Gobi 4G Mobile Broadband
              • HP lt4112 LTE/HSPA+ Gobi 4G Mobile Broadband
              • Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 802.11ac (2×2) WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0 Combo
              • Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6235 802.11a/b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0 Combo
              • Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205 802.11a/b/g/n (2×2)
    Power and Operating Requirements

    Energy efficiency

              • ENERGY STAR® qualified configurations available

    Power supply

              • External 200W Slim Smart AC adapter
              • External 230W Slim Smart AC adapter
              • HP Fast Charge (not supported on 8-cell primary battery)

    Battery type

              • 8-cell (83 WHr) Li-Ion battery
              • HP Long Life 8-cell (75 WHr) Li-Ion battery
    Security Management

    Security management

              • Standard: HP Client Security (Windows 7 & 8 only)
              • HP Fingerprint Sensor (optional)
              • Integrated Smart Card Reader
              • Enhanced Pre-Boot Security (multiuser/multifactor)
              • HP Sure Start
              • HP Spare Key (requires initial user setup)
              • One-Step Logon
              • Common Criteria EAL4+ Augmented Certified Discrete TPM 1.2 Embedded Security Chip
              • Security lock slot
              • Support for Intel AT
              • Optional: Computrace with GPS Tracking (sold separately and requires the purchase of subscription)
    What's Included


              • HP Recovery Manager
              • HP Performance Advisor
              • HP Remote Graphics Software (pre-load)
              • HP Support Assistant
              • HP Client Security
              • HP Hotkey Support
              • HP Wireless Hotspot (Windows 8 only)
              • HP Connection Manager (Windows 7 only)
              • HP GPS and Location (Select Models – Windows 7 only)
              • Adobe® Flash Player (Windows 7 only)
              • Buy Office
              • Microsoft Security Essentials
              • Cyberlink Power DVD
              • Cyberlink Power2Go
              • PDF Complete Corporate Edition
              • Skype


            • HP Services offers limited 3-year, 1-year and 90-day warranty options depending on country. On-site service and warranty upgrades are also available.