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HP Z230 4 Core Intel Xeon E3 V3 3.3GHz 4GB 500GB HDD

4 Intel Xeon E3 V3 3.3GHz 4GB Jan 2015
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12 Reasons For

Good Brand

We calculated the average reviews for all HP PCs and also specifically for HP medium processor core personal computers and found that in both cases HP had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on medium processor core personal computers that have been available for around the same time as it.

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11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This computer supports a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most frequently supported PCI Express slots version on computers of this type and age.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This PC has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most commonly found processor cache level on computers of a comparable age and type to it.

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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 are a comparable age to it.

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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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Quite Big Processor Cache

The HP Z230 has one of the bigger processor caches (8 megabytes) amongst similar spec personal computers of this age. The average processor cache of desktop computers of this type and age is 6.8MB, and the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 10MB.

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Two PCI Express X1 Slots

Most computers that were launched more than two years ago have between one and two PCI Express x1 slots, including the HP Z230 which has two PCI Express x1 slots.

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Has One Memory Slot

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

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this desktop computer is DVD Super Multi, which is the most commonly found optical drive type on medium processor core personal computers that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Very Short

The average height of personal computers of a similar spec and age to the Z230 is 280mm. With a height of only 100 millimeters, the HP Z230 is fairly short compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were released around the same time as the Z230.

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1 Reason Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this personal computer is HDD, which is the most commonly found storage medium on medium processor core personal 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.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP Z230

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when HP released the Z230.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 3.3 gigahertz, the HP Z230 has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other PCs that are a similar age to the Z230.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the HP Z230 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Z230.

If this computer total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Apple Mac Pro[plb_3816853_price] (512GB).

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Average Hard Drive Capacity

The HP Z230 has a relatively typical hard drive capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the HP Z230 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other desktop computers of a similar age and type to the Z230.

If you would prefer a desktop computer with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the Lenovo P300 Tower[plb_2501444_price] (8GB).

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Specification

Features
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
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
Processor Series
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
Ergonomics
Memory
Internal Memory
Error Checking and Correcting (ECC)
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
Integrated Card Reader
Optical Drive
BD Interface Type
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Execution Unit
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
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 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
Performance
Audio System
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intell Identity Protection 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 Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel FDI Technology
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 Fast Memory Access
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Instruction Set
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel I/O Acceleration Technology
Scalability
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 TSX-NI Version
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 wm634, hp g1x34, hp wm705, hp g1x34e, hp wm705e, hp wm634e, hp p231243, hp wm634et, hp g1x34et, hp p231425, hp wm705et, hp bd5vzs00, hp wm634eta, hp bd5qzs00, hp e31226v3, hp bd5vza00, hp g1x34eta, hp p231425p, hp wm705eta, hp bd5qza00, hp p231243p, hp e31225v3, hp bd4xza00, hp bd4xzs00, hp wm705etab, hp wm634etab, hp g1x34etab, hp wm634etabu, hp g1x34etabu, hp wm705etabu
Barcodes 00888793346204, 00888793346235, 00888793346273, 00888793349595, 00888793349625, 00888793349663, 00888793350553, 00888793350645, 00888793350690, 00888793350720, 00889296352464, 00889296352495

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