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HP Z230 4 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 3.3GHz 4GB 500GB HDD

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4 Intel Core I5-4xxx 3.3GHz 4GB Mar 2015
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HP Has Good Reviews for Its Desktop Computers

We checked 242 user and expert reviews for HP PCs and found that on average HP has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that HP has good reviews specifically within its medium processor core personal computers range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many computers of a comparable age and type to it.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This desktop computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many medium processor core personal computers that were launched more than a year ago.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This desktop computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most commonly found processor cache level on similar spec personal computers that were released more than a year ago.

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10/100/1000Base-T(X) Cabling Technology

This computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is typical of many similar spec desktop computers that were launched around the same time as it.

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Two 5.25" Bays

Most personal computers of this age and type have between one and three 5.25" bays, including the HP Z230 which has two 5.25" bays.

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Supports One Case Placement

The number of placements supported by the HP Z230 is more than most similar spec computers that have been available for around the same time as it. This personal computer supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most frequently supported case placement supported by personal computers of a similar age and type to the Z230.

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Has One Memory Slot

The HP Z230 has a greater number of memory slots than most desktop computers of this age and spec. This HP personal computer has a 4x DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot found on medium processor core personal computers that were launched more than a year ago.

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this personal computer is DVD Super Multi, which is typical of many computers of a similar age and spec to it.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this computer is HDD, which is typical of many comparable spec desktop computers that were launched around the same time as it. A Hard Disk Drive (HDD) is the traditional storage method for computers. A HDD stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are cheap, but they are slower than Flash and SSD bases storage systems.

If the storage speed of this computer is too slow for you then you might also want to look at the HP EliteDesk 800 G2 Mini[plb_3078512_price] (SSD).

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP Z230

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when HP released the Z230.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 3.3 gigahertz, the HP Z230 has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the Z230.

If you want a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the 800 G2[pl_3797297_price] (3.4GHz), or the EliteDesk 800 G2 SFF[pl_3097970_price] (3.4GHz) both from HP.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the HP Z230 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other desktop computers of a similar age and type to the Z230.

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Average Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 500 gigabytes, the HP Z230 has a fairly standard hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been around for more than a year.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the HP Z230 has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec personal computers that were released more than a year ago.

If you want a desktop computer with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the DELL 270[plb_3068921_price] (6GB).

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Specification

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Processor Cache
Processor Socket
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Processor Model
Processor Memory Voltage
Processor That Supports ECC
Memory Channel Supported Processor
Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor
Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor
Memory Type Supported Processor
Max Internal Memory Supported Processor
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Series
Tcase
PCI Express Lane (maximum)
Stepping
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PCI Express Configuration
Processor Codename
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Bus Type
Processor Cache Type
Processor Installed
Memory
Internal Memory
Non-ECC Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Hard Drive Capacity
RAID Level
RAID File Storage
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive
Storage Drive Installed
Optical Drive
BD Interface Type
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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Recovery Operating System
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Networking
WiFi
Cabling Technology
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Serial Port
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
Line-Out Port
Line-In Port
DC-In Jack
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
PS/2 Port
DVI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Expansion Slots
PCI Slot
PCI Express X16 (Gen 3.x) Slot
PCI Express X4 (Gen 2.x) Slot
PCI Express X1 (Gen 2.x) Slot
Design
Chassis Type
Case Placement
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
2.5" Bay
5.25" Bay
3.5" Bay
Case Colour
Performance
Audio System
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intell Identity Protection Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel HD Graphics
Intel Secure Key
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel FDI Technology
Intel TSX-NI
Idle States
Intel Built-In Visuals Technology
OS Guard
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Instruction Set
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor Code
Scalability
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Power
Power Supply Input Voltage
Power Supply Input Frequency
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Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
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Operational Conditions
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
RoHS Compliant
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Mouse Included
Numeric Keypad
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Technical Details
Intel Visual Technology

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Expert Reviews

(8)
28 March 2014

The HP Z230 SFF is an appealing entry-level workstation that fits almost anywhere and runs almost any app. PC buyers will suffer the usual workstation sticker shock, but this is a fine system for...

Compact form factor permits vertical or horizontal placement
Built to run 247
Plenty of ports
Potent Intel Xeon 3 1245 3 processor
Nvidia Quadro 600 graphics
Expensive
Half-height card can't keep up with larger workstations' graphics
Only one open drive bay
Smaller size means less room for expansion
12 March 2014

The Z230 has a lot going for it. The price is highly competitive. The compact design lets you place it just about anywhere. It can be quite powerful if you configure it with a fast processor and...

Sturdy build
Mostly toolless chassis
Powerful configuration
Intelligent design
ECC memory
Could use a memory card reader as standard
No digital audio output
Only one PCI 3.0 16 slot
Expensive
16 January 2014

HP's Z230 workstation is aimed at those of you who need a professional computer on which to run professional software...

2 December 2013

This business desktop delivers power and flexibility at a price...

HP's experience with PCs is put to good use in the Z230. It's cleanly and logically designed, available in a large number of desktop and workstation configurations, and carries a three-year...

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User Reviews

(12)
Reviewed 16 December 2014 by Z
Z would recommend the HP Workstation Z230 Tower (Verified Purchase)

Pulled the system out of the box, added 16gb non-ecc ram for a total of 24gb, connected two 4k monitors via DP connections, and everything worked great from the start and has continued to work... Read more…

Reviewed 25 November 2014 by Felipe Salinas
(Verified Purchase)

Me gusta esta computadora se las recomiendo hacen que mi trabajo sea mas rapido y es facil de usar...

Reviewed 28 December 2015 by Doug the Designer
Doug the Designer would recommend the HP Workstation Z230 Tower (Verified Purchase)

This going to be used for a office computer...

Reviewed 18 December 2015 by Loncho

It's a great workstation, weddings editing super high speed...

Reviewed 27 November 2015 by Dr. Phil
Dr. Phil would recommend the HP Workstation Z230 Tower

I've owned HP Pro (business) version before so I know the quality of this product. You can't beat the price, this will last 6 to 8 years like my last one did. I use it for both personal and... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp 4gb1, hp wm695, hp f1k95, hp d1p35, hp j9b52, hp d1p35a, hp j9b52e, hp wm695e, hp f1k95u, hp p215476, hp j9b52ea, hp p231324, hp wm695et, hp f1k95ut, hp d1p35av, hp inc z230, hp bd4vzs00, hp bd4vza00, hp p215476p, hp j9b52eaa, hp p231324p, hp wm695eta, hp j9b52eaab, hp wm695etab, hp inc wm695, hp inc z230c, hp wm695etabu, hp inc wm695e, hp inc z230co, hp j9b52eaabu
Barcodes 00888793349533, 00888793781043, 00889296525585, 00889296526377, 00889296608110, 00889296608141, 00889296608202, 00889296608257, 00889296608295, 00889296608400

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