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HP ZBook 15 G5 Series

HP ZBook 15 G5-2ZC66EAProcessor: Intel Coffee Lake i7-8850H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA Quadro P2000
Display: 15.60 inch
Weight: 2.6kg
Price: 2850 euro
Average Score: 75% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
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HP ZBook 15 G5-2ZC66EA

The HP ZBook 15 G5-2ZC66EA is a laptop that delivers performance with industry-leading security packed into a mobile workstation designed to thrive with heavy workloads. The ZBook has everything a user needs for rendering, engineering and simulation workflows in a portable device. At 2.59 kg (5.7 pounds) and 37.59 x 26.42 x 2.54 cm (14.8 x 10.4 x 1.0 inch), the ZBook 15 is big compared with other workstations. The design isn’t that much of an attraction, but it can withstand military-grade torment. Despite its ruggedness, it has a comfortable keyboard and a pair of premium Bang & Olufsen speakers. The keyboard is a minor spill-resistant full-sized chiclet keyboard with a drain hole so liquid comes out the bottom for easy cleanup. Users can also host virtual meetings efficiently with the HP Collaboration Keyboard, WWAN LTE and an HP World-Facing Microphone. As for hardware specifications, the ZBook comes with an Intel Core i7-8850H vPro processor with 32 GB of RAM. Users of the ZBook can get unthrottled performance even with the heaviest multi-application workloads. The HP ZBook 15 has 30 % better thermal performance gen over gen to ensure it's quiet and cool with the CPU and GPU running at max performance for long periods of time. Users can work with confidence knowing the laptop is certified with leading software applications like Adobe Premiere Pro, Revit, SolidWorks and AutoCAD to ensure peak performance even with complex projects. HP claims that with up to four million different configurations, the HP ZBook 15 can be customized to meet the demands of every engineer and designer. And when the technology needs to evolve, users can upgrade storage or memory in seconds without tools. As for graphics, users can render photorealistic images and designs quickly with certified the Nvidia Quadro P2000 graphics, which is optimized for stability and peak performance with professional software apps. The ZBook 15 is capable of bringing projects to life with one billion colors on the 1,920 x 1,080, 120-Hertz, 15.6-inch panel display. Users can maintain color accuracy with a built-in color calibration system. Users can protect their work with industry-leading security features. A touch of a button activates HP Sure View2 privacy screen to protect against visual hacking and RAID 13 maintains a backup copy of all files in case users ever need it. As for connectivity, the ZBook 15 has a plentiful number of ports. The left side features a security lock slot, an RJ45 port, two USB 3.0 ports and an SD card slot. The right side has a power jack, two Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports, an HDMI port, one USB 3.0 port, a headphone jack and a Smart Card reader. As a conclusion, HP's ZBook 15 G5 is an ultra-powerful, ultra-configurable mobile workstation ready to crush the toughest jobs and biggest datasets. It is a solid business workstation that can satisfy the most demanding users. Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Specifications

HP ZBook 15 G5-2ZC66EANotebook: HP ZBook 15 G5-2ZC66EA
Processor: Intel Coffee Lake i7-8850H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA Quadro P2000 4096 MB
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.6kg
Price: 2850 euro
Links: HP homepage

Pricecompare

Average Score: 75% - good

Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

70% HP ZBook 15 G5 Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
The HP ZBook 15 G5 has a strong processor, long battery life and a solid keyboard, but the Sure View display isn't stellar.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/05/2018
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% HP ZBook 15 G5
Source: PC Mag English
It's a bruiser compared with Apple's MacBook Pro or Dell's Precision 5530, but HP's ZBook 15 G5 is an ultra-powerful, ultra-configurable mobile workstation ready to crush the toughest jobs and biggest datasets.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/01/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%

 

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HP: The Hewlett-Packard Company, founded 1935, commonly referred to as HP, is a technology corporation headquartered in California, United States. HP specializes in developing and manufacturing computing, storage, and networking hardware, software and services. Major product lines include personal computing devices, enterprise servers, related storage devices, as well as a diverse range of printers and other imaging products. Other product lines, including electronic test equipment and systems, medical electronic equipment, solid state components and instrumentation for chemical analysis. HP posted US $91.7 billion in annual revenue in 2006, making it the world's largest technology vendor in terms of sales. In 2007 the revenue was $104 billion, making HP the first IT company in history to report revenues exceeding $100 billion. 

Up to 2015, the company was named Hewlett Packard Company. After a split, the computer range was renamed to HP Inc.

 

In the laptop segment, HP was the world's largest manufacturer from 2014 to 2016 with a market share of 20-21% from 2014 to 2016, but they only exceed Lenovo by a small margin as of recently. HP is not present in the smartphone sector (as of 2016).


With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

NVIDIA Quadro P2000: Mid-range workstation graphics card based on the 14nm GP107 chip (similar to the consumer GTX 1050 Ti) from the Pascal architecture. The Quadro GPUs offer certified drivers, which are optimized for stability and performance in professional applications (CAD, DCC, medical, prospection, and visualizing applications).

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Coffee Lake:

i7-8850H: On Coffee Lake architecture based processor for big and heavy laptops. Integrates six processor cores clocked at 2.6 - 4.3 GHz (4.1 GHz with 4 cores, 4 GHz with 6 cores) that support HyperThreading. Manufactured in an improved 14nm process (14nm++).

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.6 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.

2.6 kg:


75%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum, 2019-11-21 (Update: 2019-11-21)