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HP medium processor core personal computers have good ratings on average and across all desktop computers HP is one of the superior brands.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to it.
Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
At 1.74 gigabytes, the HP Z230 has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other desktop computers of this spec and age. The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor core personal computers that were released more than two years ago is 1.4GB.
11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
This desktop computer supports a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most commonly supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a similar time to it.
3 PCI Express Slots Version
This desktop computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most commonly supported PCI Express slots version on desktop computers that were launched around the same time as it.
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 a comparable type and age 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 computers that were launched around the same time as it.
Two PCI Express X1 (Gen 2.x) Slots
The HP Z230 is a two PCI Express x1 (Gen 2.x) slot personal computer. Most of the other comparable spec desktop computers that were released more than two years ago have between one and two PCI Express x1 (Gen 2.x) slots.
Fairly Big Processor Cache
Personal computers of this age and spec have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 10MB. At 8 megabytes, the HP Z230 has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were launched around the same time as the Z230.
Has One Memory Slot
The HP Z230 has a greater number of memory slots than most computers that are a comparable age to it. This personal computer has a 4x DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot found on desktop computers of a similar age and spec to the Z230.
DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type
The optical drive type of this computer is DVD Super Multi, which is the most frequently found optical drive type on medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
With a height of only 100 millimeters, the HP Z230 is quite short compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been available for a similar time to the Z230. Across all the personal computers that have been available for a similar time to the Z230 the heights range from 19mm to 560mm.
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Only HDD Storage Medium
The storage speed of this desktop computer is HDD, which is typical of many medium processor core personal computers that have been available for more than two years. 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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Released Over Two Years Ago
This medium processor core desktop computer has been on the market for over two years.
Average Processor Clock Speed
With a processor clock speed of 3.3 gigahertz, the HP Z230 has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other computers of a similar age and spec to the Z230.
Average Internal Memory
At 8 gigabytes, the HP Z230 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other desktop computers that were launched around the same time as the Z230.
At 500 gigabytes, the HP Z230 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other personal computers that are a similar age to the Z230.
If this medium processor core desktop computer total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Apple Mac Pro[plb_3816853_price] (512GB).
Average Hard Drive Capacity
With a hard drive capacity of 500 gigabytes, the HP Z230 has a fairly average hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for more than two years.
Intel Xeon, Intel Xeon E3, Intel Xeon E3 v3
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Socket H3 (LGA 1150), LGA1150
Maximum Turbo Frequency
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
PCI Express Lane (maximum)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Configuration
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Processor Cache Type
Error Checking and Correcting (ECC)
Memory Clock Speed
1 x 8
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
BD Interface Type
Optical Drive Type
DVD Super Multi
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics P4600
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
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intell Identity Protection Technology
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Secure Key
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
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 Fast Memory Access
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel I/O Acceleration Technology
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
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…