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HP Z230T 4 Core Intel Xeon E3 V3 3.4GHz 8GB 1TB HDD

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4 Intel Xeon E3 V3 3.4GHz 8GB Sep 2014
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HP Has Good Desktop Computer Reviews

We checked 242 expert and user reviews for HP personal computers and found that on average HP has good ratings. We also found that HP has good ratings specifically for its medium processor core personal computers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This personal computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on medium processor core personal computers that were launched around the same time as it.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At 1,200 megahertz, the HP Z230 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other personal computers of this age and spec. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of similar spec PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 850MHz to 860,000MHz.

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Quite Fast Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor

The HP Z230 has a very fast memory clock speed supported by processor (1,600 megahertz) compared to most of the other PCs of a similar age and spec to the Z230. The memory clock speeds supported by processors of medium processor core personal computers that were released more than two years ago range from 800MHz to 2,200MHz, and the average memory clock speed supported by processor is 1,300MHz.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the HP Z230 has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Z230. Comparable spec computers that are a similar age to the Z230 have hard drive capacity of between 320GB and 3TB.

If you are looking for a bigger hard drive capacity then you might want to consider the Lenovo E32[plb_2326680_price] (2TB), or the Alienware X51[plb_2502156_price] (2TB).

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This personal computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most commonly supported PCI Express slots version on computers of a similar spec and age to it.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This PC has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many similar spec desktop computers that have been around for more than two years.

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

This PC has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is typical of many personal computers of this age and spec.

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Two PCI Express X16 Slots

The HP Z230 is a two PCI Express x16 slot computer. Most of the other computers of this type and age have between one and two PCI Express x16 slots.

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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 medium processor core personal computers that were released more than two years 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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Quite Big L3 Cache

The average L3 cache of PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Z230 is 6.9MB. At 8 megabytes, the HP Z230 has a fairly big L3 cache compared to most of the other desktop computers of this type and age.

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Supports One Case Placement

The number of placements supported by the HP Z230 is more than most PCs of a comparable spec and age to it. This personal computer supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most commonly supported case placement supported by medium processor core personal computers that have been around for more than two years.

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Has One Memory Slot

The HP Z230 has a greater number of memory slots than most desktop computers of this spec and age. This desktop computer has a 4x DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot found on computers that were launched around the same time as the Z230.

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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 similar spec personal computers that came out around the same time as it.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this desktop computer is HDD, which is the most frequently found storage medium on computers of a comparable age and type 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.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP Z230

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 3.4 gigahertz, the HP Z230 has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other personal computers of a comparable spec and age to the Z230.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The HP Z230 has a relatively typical total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other desktop computers of this age and type.

If this personal computer total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo E32[plb_2326680_price] (2TB).

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the HP Z230 has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Z230.

If you are looking for a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the Apple Mac Pro[plb_3816853_price] (12GB).

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Specification

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Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Maximum Turbo Frequency
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Processor That Supports ECC
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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
QPI Link
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
Optical Drive
BD Interface Type
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Cabling Technology
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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
DisplayPort
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 AES New Instructions
Intel FDI Technology
Intel TSX-NI
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 Dual Display Technology
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor Code
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
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Operational Conditions
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Keyboard Supplied
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Technical Details
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Expert Reviews

(8)
28 March 2014

The HP Z230 SFF is an appealing entry-level workstation that fits almost anywhere and runs almost any app. PC buyers will suffer the usual workstation sticker shock, but this is a fine system for...

Compact form factor permits vertical or horizontal placement
Built to run 247
Plenty of ports
Potent Intel Xeon 3 1245 3 processor
Nvidia Quadro 600 graphics
Expensive
Half-height card can't keep up with larger workstations' graphics
Only one open drive bay
Smaller size means less room for expansion
12 March 2014

The Z230 has a lot going for it. The price is highly competitive. The compact design lets you place it just about anywhere. It can be quite powerful if you configure it with a fast processor and...

Sturdy build
Mostly toolless chassis
Powerful configuration
Intelligent design
ECC memory
Could use a memory card reader as standard
No digital audio output
Only one PCI 3.0 16 slot
Expensive
16 January 2014

HP's Z230 workstation is aimed at those of you who need a professional computer on which to run professional software...

2 December 2013

This business desktop delivers power and flexibility at a price...

HP's experience with PCs is put to good use in the Z230. It's cleanly and logically designed, available in a large number of desktop and workstation configurations, and carries a three-year...

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User Reviews

(12)
Reviewed 16 December 2014 by Z
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…

Reviewed 25 November 2014 by Felipe Salinas
(Verified Purchase)

Me gusta esta computadora se las recomiendo hacen que mi trabajo sea mas rapido y es facil de usar...

Reviewed 28 December 2015 by Doug the Designer
Doug the Designer would recommend the HP Workstation Z230 Tower (Verified Purchase)

This going to be used for a office computer...

Reviewed 18 December 2015 by Loncho

It's a great workstation, weddings editing super high speed...

Reviewed 27 November 2015 by Dr. Phil
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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Product Identifiers

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