HP ZBook 15 G3 (V2W05UT#ABA)

HP ZBook 15 G3 (V2W05UT#ABA) 0VG-005K-00043CVF

Description

Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHz, 15.6", 1920 x 1080, 8 GB RAM, 500 GB HDD, Intel HD Graphics 530, Windows 7 Professional 64-Bit (available through downgrade rights from Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit), 5.7 lbs.
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Gaming Performance

Price from $1849.99 (see 1 offer below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:90
GPU Benchmark:61
Popularity score:98

Verdict

  • Very fast processor suitable for the most demanding tasks.
  • Low-Midrange graphics card, suitable for modern 3D games at low settings and resolutions.
  • Reasonable value for the money (better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:74/ 100

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HP ZBook 15 G3 (V2W05UT#ABA) 0VG-005K-00043CVF
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Product nameHP ZBook 15 G3 (V2W05UT#ABA)Acer Aspire V15 Nitro Black Edition VN7-591G-729VMSI PX60 6QE-615HP ProBook 640 G2 (V1P79UT#ABL)ASUS ROG GL552VW-Q72S-CB
CPU Benchmark90better9190worse7290
GPU Benchmark61better81better81worse51worse
Value for Money45better91better9245better75
Popularity98worse93worse97worse48worse94
Ratingbetter63
Shopineer score74better86better93worse54better85
Price$1849.99worse$1925.99worse$1999.99better$1549.99better$1599.05
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
$1564.00$2651.00$2844.00$1317.00$1842.00
Operating SystemWindows 7 Professional 64-Bit (available through downgrade rightWindows 8.1 64-BitWindows 10 Pro 64-BitWindows 7 Professional 64-Bit / Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit Downgrade Windows 10 Home 64-bit
BrandHPAcerMSIHPASUS
Screen15.6"15.6"15.6"15.6"15.6"
Display TypeFull HDFull HDFull HDFull HD
Resolution1920 x 1080better3840 x 21601920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 1080
LCD FeaturesLED backlightLED-backlit IPS display16:9 aspect ratio, Wide viewing angleAnti-Glare eDP Vivid Color 94%FHD SVA anti-glare slim LED-backlitIn-plane Switching (IPS) Technology
TouchscreenNoNoNo
ProcessorIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6 GHzIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzworseIntel Core i5-6300U 2.4 GHzIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHz
Cores444worse24
Base Frequency2.6 GHz2.6 GHz2.6 GHzworse2.4 GHz2.6 GHz
Boost Frequency3.5 GHz3.5 GHzworse3 GHz3.5 GHz
Memory8 GBbetter16 GBbetter32 GB8 GBbetter16 GB
Max Memory Supported16 GB32 GB32 GB
Memory SpeedDDR4 2133DDR4 2133DDR4 2133DDR4 2133
HDD500 GBbetter1 TBbetter1 TB500 GBbetter1 TB
HDD RPM7200 RPMworse5400 RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM
SSD256 GB512 GB128 GB
Optical DriveDVD+/-RW SuperMulti DLDL DVD±RW/CD-RW
Webcam720p HD webcamHD Webcam (1280 x 720)FHD type (30fps@1080p)720p HD webcamHD Camera
BatteryHP Long Life 9-cell 90 Wh Li-ion polymer3-cell Li-ion Battery (4605 mAh)6-cell battery, 47 WhrHP Long Life 3-cell, 48 WHr Li-ion prismatic48WHrs, 4S1P, 4-cell Li-ion Battery Pack
Battery Life4 hours
Graphics TypeIntegrated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardIntegrated CardDedicated Card
Graphics CardIntel HD Graphics 530betterNVIDIA Geforce GTX 960MbetterGeForce GTX 960MworseIntel HD Graphics 520worseNVIDIA GTX960M
Video Memory4 GB2 GB4 GB
CommunicationGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLAN802.11AC WiFi featuring MIMO technology (Dual-Band 2.4 GHz and 5Intel 3165 Stone Peak 1 (1x1)Intel 802.11a/b/g/n (2x2)802.11ac Wireless LAN
ColorBlackBlackGray / Black
Weight5.7 lbs.better5.29 lbs.better4.2 lbs.better5.1 lbs.better5.6 lbs.

Estimated Gaming Performance (FPS)

Here is the estimated gaming performance based on similar computers with the same graphics card. It is indicated as FPS (frames per second). Above 40 FPS is considered to be fluent gameplay (marked in green).
Game Low Medium High Ultra
Alan Wake21135
Anno 140412116
Anno 20708036229
Anno 22059523
ArmA 211
Ashes of the Singularity755
Assassin's Creed Syndicate1298
Assassin's Creed Unity141064
Assassin´s Creed III17197
Battlefield 1301885
Battlefield 32420178
Battlefield 44530217
Battlefield Hardline4732137
BioShock Infinite5327237
Borderlands 245332414
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare23613795
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare26236
Call of Juarez Benchmark54
Civilization 53817
CoD Modern Warfare 2200756338
Company of Heroes 2131174
Counter-Strike Source65
Crysis - CPU Benchmark10455308
Crysis - GPU Benchmark9662349
Crysis 252342510
Crysis 33221135
Crysis Warhead22
Darksiders II4224
Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising86544223
Dead Space 330302822
Deus Ex Human Revolution684722
Deus Ex Mankind Divided138
Diablo III107726035
Dirt 3103624316
Dirt Rally135271313
Dirt Showdown6035229
Dishonored 21291
Dishonored50393422
Doom 3161
Doom131110
Dota 2 Reborn76512320
Dota 2493220
Evolve161166
F.E.A.R. 22751327036
F1 201192653818
F1 201248463921
F1 201345292517
F1 201462402918
FIFA 16884626
FIFA 1765552832
Fallout 418117
Far Cry 2996927
Far Cry 34827185
Far Cry 4221686
Far Cry Primal16875
Farming Simulator 1790572112
Fifa 1145824617498
Fifa 1295685346
Fifa 1322515412876
Fifa 142031326871
Fifa 15654626
GRID 266463413
GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto896830
GTA V343095
Guild Wars 2512311
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark194
Hitman 201664
Just Cause 219
Just Cause 3171586
Left 4 Dead19877
Mad Max23109
Mafia 250393320
Mafia 374
Mass Effect 3574425
Max Payne 399118
Metal Gear Solid V4731128
Metro 20332841229
Mirror's Edge Catalyst251463
Need for Speed 2016111011
Need for Speed Shift72454936
No Man's Sky113
Overwatch453117
Quake 462
Rainbow Six Siege38231211
Resident Evil 5314633
Rise of the Tomb Raider17964
Risen108493422
Saints Row IV121089
SimCity12722168
Sims 33986547
Sims 4153532719
Sleeping Dogs4937165
Star Wars Battlefront231684
StarCraft 215429148
Supreme Commander - FA Bench61494629
The Crew2619116
The Division171163
The Elder Scrolls Online45322111
The Evil Within18129
The Secret World3834269
The Witcher 313953
Thief2715136
Titanfall 2422911
Titanfall50311613
Tomb Raider69453013
Torchlight 2866237
Trackmania Nations Forever1083025
Watch Dogs 216
Watch Dogs191375
World in Conflict - Benchmark182714421
World of Tanks v867262111
World of Warcraft16272219
World of Warships85502418
X-Plane 10.25391996
XCOM 216652