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HP Z230 SFF

HP Z230 SFF 4 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 3.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD

4 Intel Core I5-4xxx 3.5GHz 4GB Oct 2014
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11 Reasons For

Good Brand

HP medium processor core personal computers have good ratings on average and across all desktop computers HP is one of the better rated manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on computers of this spec and age.

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11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This desktop computer supports a 11.1 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 were released around the same time as it.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

At 3.5 gigahertz, the Z230 SFF has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other personal computers of this spec and age. The average processor clock speed of medium processor core personal computers that came out around the same time as the Z230 SFF is 3.1GHz.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This PC supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most frequently supported PCI Express slots version on medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This personal computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many computers of this type and age.

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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 that have been around for more than two years.

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Two PCI Express X1 (Gen 2.x) Slots

The Z230 SFF is a two PCI Express x1 (Gen 2.x) slot desktop computer. Most of the other personal computers of a similar age and type to the Z230 SFF have between one and two PCI Express x1 (Gen 2.x) slots.

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Has One Memory Slot

The number of memory slots found on the HP Z230 SFF is more than most medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to it. This personal computer has a 4x DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot found on personal computers of this age and spec.

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this desktop computer is DVD Super Multi, which is typical of many desktop computers of this age and spec.

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Very Short

The HP Z230 SFF is quite short (only 100 millimeters) compared to most of the other desktop computers of a similar age and spec to the Z230 SFF. Similar spec computers that have been around for a comparable time to the Z230 SFF have heights of between 19mm and 560mm.

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2 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is typical of many personal computers of this spec and age. 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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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the Z230 SFF has one of the smaller total storage capacity amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. The smallest total storage capacity of similar spec personal computers that have been around for more than two years is 32GB and the biggest is 3TB.

If you want a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the Apple Mac Pro[plb_3816853_price] (512GB), or the DELL Tower 5810[plb_2930270_price] (1TB).

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP Z230 SFF

Released Over Two Years Ago

This medium processor core desktop computer has been on the market for over two years.

Average Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Z230 SFF has a fairly standard hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been available for a comparable time to the Z230 SFF.

If you would prefer a bigger hard drive capacity then you might want to consider the DELL Tower 5810[plb_2930270_price] (1TB).

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Z230 SFF has a pretty typical internal memory 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 SFF.

Personal computers with a bigger internal memory that might be worth looking at include the Apple Mac Pro[plb_3816853_price] (12GB).

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Specification

Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Thread
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Cache Level
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
Hard Drive Capacity
RAID Level
RAID File Storage
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive
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
Serial Port
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
Line-Out Port
Line-In Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
PS/2 Port
DVI Port
USB 3.0 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 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
Embedded Options Available
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Secure Key
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
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied
Technical Details
Intel Visual Technology

Expert Reviews

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp f1k95, hp f1k95u, hp f1k95ut

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