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HP Z230 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 3.6GHz 16GB 256GB SSD

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 3.6GHz 16GB Jan 2015
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HP Has Good Personal Computer Reviews

HP medium processor core personal computers have good reviews on average and across all personal computers HP is one of the superior brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This desktop computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many desktop computers that have been around for more than a year.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of medium processor core personal computers that have been around for a comparable time to the Z230 is 640MHz, the fastest is 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,200 megahertz, the HP Z230 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst similar spec personal computers of this age.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speeds of similar spec PCs that are a comparable age to the Z230 range from 1.3GHz to 4GHz. At 3.6 gigahertz, the HP Z230 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Z230.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The HP Z230 has a fairly big internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec personal computers that have been around for more than a year. PCs that came out around the same time as the Z230 have internal memory of between 2GB and 64GB, and the average internal memory is 8.3GB.

If you are looking for a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the HP 440 MT[plb_2949579_price] (32GB and higher rated).

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SSD Storage Medium

The HP Z230 has an SSD storage medium which is faster than the HDD storage medium found on most comparable spec computers that have been around for a similar time to it. Solid State Drives (SSD) store information in transistors on a circuit board rather than on optical or magnetic media. This has the advantage of being much faster than a traditional HDD drive.

An SSD storage medium is actually the best storage speed amongst all medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for more than a year.

The worst storage speed amongst comparable types of personal computer is HDD.

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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 around for more than a year.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This desktop computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many computers of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

At 4 gigahertz, the HP Z230 has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other desktop computers that are a comparable age to the Z230. The average maximum turbo frequency of desktop computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Z230 is 3.6GHz, and the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.8GHz to 4.4GHz.

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

This PC has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is the most commonly found cabling technology on personal computers of a comparable age and type to it.

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Six USB 2.0 Ports

The HP Z230 is a six USB 2.0 port personal computer.

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Eight Processor Threads

The HP Z230 has more processor threads than most of the PCs of a similar age and spec to the Z230. Most of the similar spec PCs that were released one year ago only have between four and seven processor threads, however this computer has eight processor threads.

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Two PCI Express X1 (Gen 2.x) Slots

The HP Z230 is a two PCI Express x1 (Gen 2.x) slot computer.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

Medium processor core personal computers that have been around for a comparable time to the Z230 have processor caches of between 2MB and 10MB. The HP Z230 has one of the bigger processor caches (8 megabytes) amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

At 4,096 megabytes, the HP Z230 has a fairly big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other computers of this age and spec. The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of comparable spec personal computers that were released one year ago is 4.9MB and the biggest is 8.2GB.

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Supports One Case Placement

The number of placements supported by the HP Z230 is more than most desktop computers of a comparable age and type to it. This desktop computer supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most frequently supported case placement supported by PCs of this type and age.

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Has One Memory Slot

The HP Z230 has a greater number of memory slots than most similar spec desktop computers that have been available for around the same time as it. This computer has a 4x DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot found on personal computers of a comparable spec and age to the Z230.

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this personal computer is DVD Super Multi, which is the most frequently found optical drive type on personal computers that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of desktop computers that were launched around the same time as the Z230 is 840GB. The HP Z230 has one of the smaller total storage capacity (only 256 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This computer has been on the market for over two years.

Specification

Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Thread
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
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
Processor Operating Mode
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
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Solid State Drive Installed
Optical Drive
BD Interface Type
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
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
Cabling Technology
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 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
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 Secure Key
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel FDI Technology
Intel TSX-NI
Idle States
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
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp 16gb2, hp f1m25, hp d1p34, hp f1m25u, hp d1p34a, f1m25utaba, hp f1m25ut, hp d1p34av, hp f1m25uta, hp f1m25utab, hp f1m25utaba
Barcodes 00720917510323, 00725184085864, 00725184085895, 00725184085925, 00888793780787, 00888793780794, 00888793780800, 00888793781005, 08887937807870, 08887937808006

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