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On average, based on 12 owner reviews the average owner rating of this computer is superb.
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” .
Three people concluded that it was a good design. Two years ago Studiodaily.com mentioned “Intelligent design”.
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
Socket H3 (LGA 1150), LGA1150
Maximum Turbo Frequency
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
PCI Express Lane (maximum)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Configuration
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Processor Cache Type
Memory Clock Speed
1 x 4
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Optical Drive Type
DVD Super Multi
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4600
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
Windows 7 Professional
Recovery Operating System
Windows 8, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 8.1
Operating System Architecture
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
10, 10, 100, 10, 100, 1000
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
PCI Express X16 (Gen 3.x) Slot
PCI Express X4 (Gen 2.x) Slot
PCI Express X1 (Gen 2.x) Slot
Mini Tower, Tower
Water Cooling System
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
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Secure Key
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel FDI Technology
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)
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
Intel Enhanced Halt State
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
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