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HP Z230

HP Z230 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 3.4GHz 4GB 1TB HDD

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 3.4GHz 4GB Nov 2014
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20 Reasons For

One Industry Award

One expert review site decided that this desktop computer was terrific and gave it their highest award. This HP PC received an "Editor's Choice" award from PC Mag.

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on five expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, computershopper.com, Good Gear Guide.com.au and IT Reviews.com the average expert rating of this desktop computer is 78%.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 12 owner reviews the average owner rating of this computer is superb.

Good Size

Three HP Z230 reviewers who purchased it agreed that it was compact. Computershopper.com said “Compact form factor permits vertical or horizontal placement” in their HP Z230 review. Computershopper.com also mentioned “Compact small-form-factor design”. Studiodaily.com mentioned in their HP Z230 review “The compact design lets you place it just about anywhere” .

Nice Design

Three people concluded that it was a good design. Two years ago Studiodaily.com mentioned “Intelligent design”.

Robust

One HP Z230 reviewer who purchased the HP Z230 mentioned that it was reliable. Expert website Pcmag.com scored it 5 stars and said “When you buy a workstation PC, you're buying more than just a desktop equipped with powerful components; you're also getting better reliability, tested and certified compatibility with professional software”.

One HP Z230 reviewer who purchased it considered that it was strong and durable. Studiodaily.com mentioned “Sturdy build” in their review of this PC.

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Good Brand

HP is one of the superior desktop computer manufacturers according to average expert and user reviews, and HP also has good ratings for its medium processor core personal computers.

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Acceptable Noise Level

One HP Z230 owner wrote in their reviews that it was quiet. Two years ago Studiodaily.com mentioned “And it's unusually quiet”.

Good Graphics Card

One person said that this PC had a good graphics card. Two years ago Studiodaily.com wrote “It can be quite powerful if you configure it with a fast processor and graphics card”.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many computers that came out around the same time as it.

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Reasonably Priced

One person who reviewed the HP Z230 concluded that it was good value for money. Expert website Studiodaily.com wrote “The price is highly competitive” in their review of this PC.

11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This personal computer supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most frequently supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on comparable spec PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

Medium processor core personal computers that were launched more than two years ago have total storage capacity of between 32GB and 3TB, and the average total storage capacity is 710GB. With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the HP Z230 has one of the bigger total storage capacity amongst computers of this age.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This personal computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many PCs of a comparable type and age 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 have been on the market for more than two years.

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Six USB 2.0 Ports

Most similar spec PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Z230 have between one and nine USB 2.0 ports, including the HP Z230 which has six USB 2.0 ports.

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Eight Processor Threads

The HP Z230 has more processor threads than most of the PCs that are a comparable age to the Z230. Most of the medium processor core personal computers that were released more than two years ago only have between four and seven processor threads, however this desktop computer has eight processor threads.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The maximum turbo frequencies of PCs of a similar age and spec to the Z230 range from 1.3GHz to 4.4GHz. At 3.9 gigahertz, the HP Z230 has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other similar spec computers that were released more than two years ago.

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Has One Memory Slot

The HP Z230 has a greater number of memory slots than most PCs that came out around the same time as it. This desktop computer has a 4x DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot found on PCs of this age and type.

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this computer is DVD Super Multi, which is typical of many desktop computers that were launched around the same time as it.

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2 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is typical of many desktop computers of a similar type and age to 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.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The HP Z230 has a quite small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other PCs of this type and age. The average internal memory of medium processor core personal computers that were released more than two years ago is 7.5GB.

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2 Other reasons to consider the HP Z230

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 3.4 gigahertz, the HP Z230 has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Z230.

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Average Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the HP Z230 has a pretty average hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the Z230.

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Specification

Features
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Thread
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
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
QPI Link
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Codename
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Bus Type
Processor Cache Type
Processor Installed
Ergonomics
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Displayssupported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
WiFi
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
Line-Out Port
Line-In Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
PS/2 Port
DVI Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Expansion Slots
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 Colour
Water Cooling System
Performance
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 Secure Key
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel FDI Technology
Intel TSX-NI
Idle States
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
Display
Power
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied
Other Features
Technical Details
Technical Details
Management Features

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp w10, hp 4gb1, hp w10p, hp 8gb2, hp z230, hp w7p64, hp w10pl, hp j9b74, hp wm649, hp g1x66, hp z230s, hp j9b38, hp j9b40, hp wm709, hp wm703, hp wm572, hp g1x32, hp wm567, hp wm628, hp wm709e, hp 2gb2x4, hp wm703e, hp wm572e, hp g1x32e, hp wm567e, hp wm628e, hp w7p64b, hp w10pli, hp j9b74e, hp wm649e
Barcodes 00888793349113

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