HP is one of the better rated computer brands according to average reviews from owners and experts, and HP also has good reviews for its medium processor core computers.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many similar spec PCs that are a comparable age to it.
Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity
The smallest hard drive capacity of desktop computers of a similar age and spec to the Z230 is 320GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 800GB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the HP Z230 has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other PCs that are a similar age to the Z230.
3 PCI Express Slots Version
This personal computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most frequently supported PCI Express slots version on medium processor core computers that have been available for more than two years.
L3 Processor Cache Level
This PC has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most commonly found processor cache level on personal computers of this spec and age.
Two 5.25" Bays
Most medium processor core computers that were launched around the same time as the Z230 have between one and two 5.25" bays, including the HP Z230 which has two 5.25" bays.
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Fairly Big L3 Cache
The HP Z230 has one of the bigger L3 caches (8 megabytes) amongst medium processor core computers of this age. Across all the similar spec PCs that were released more than two years ago the L3 caches range from 2MB to 10MB, and the average L3 cache is 7MB.
Has One Memory Slot
The number of memory slots found on the HP Z230 is more than most PCs of this type and age. This PC has a 4x DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot found on personal computers of a comparable age and type to the Z230.
DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type
The optical drive type of this computer is DVD Super Multi, which is typical of many comparable spec personal computers that have been available for more than two years.
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Only HDD Storage Medium
The storage speed of this computer is HDD, which is the most frequently found storage medium on similar spec PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time 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.
If you want a PC with a faster storage speed then you might want to look at the Zotac ZBOX CA320 nano (SSD) which also has a higher rating.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when this HP PC was released.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 3.2 gigahertz, the HP Z230 has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec PCs that have been around for more than two years.
If you want a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the DELL OptiPlex 3020 (£299.97) (3.3GHz).
Average Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the HP Z230 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other personal computers of this type and age.
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Average Internal Memory
At 8 gigabytes, the HP Z230 has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other personal computers of a comparable age and spec to the Z230.
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…
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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