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HP Z230 SFF 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 3.6GHz 4GB 1TB HDD

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12 Reasons For

HP Has Good Personal Computer Reviews

HP is one of the superior desktop computer manufacturers according to average reviews from users and experts, and HP also has good reviews for its medium processor core personal computers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This desktop computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many computers of this type and age.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,200 megahertz, the Z230 SFF has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst comparable spec desktop computers of this age. Across all the desktop computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Z230 SFF the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 640MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

The HP Z230 SFF has one of the faster processor clock speeds (3.6 gigahertz) amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. Across all the medium processor core personal computers that came out more than a year ago the processor clock speeds range from 1.3GHz to 4GHz.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This PC supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many computers that have been around for a similar time to it.

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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 personal computers of a comparable age and type to it.

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Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of 4 gigahertz, the Z230 SFF has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other personal computers that are a similar age to the Z230 SFF. Across all the medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to the Z230 SFF the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.8GHz to 4.4GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.6GHz.

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

This personal computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is the most commonly found cabling technology on computers of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Eight Processor Threads

The HP Z230 SFF has more processor threads than most of the computers that are a comparable age to the Z230 SFF. Most of the computers that were released one year ago only have between four and seven processor threads, however this HP personal computer has eight processor threads.

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Has One Memory Slot

The number of memory slots found on the HP Z230 SFF is more than most computers of this age and type. This HP personal computer has a 4x DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot found on computers of a similar age and type to the Z230 SFF.

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this PC is DVD Super Multi, which is typical of many medium processor core personal computers that were launched more than a year ago.

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Very Short

The average height of PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Z230 SFF is 300mm. At only 100 millimeters, the Z230 SFF is fairly short compared to most of the other comparable spec desktop computers that were released around the same time as the Z230 SFF.

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6 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor

At only 25.6 gigabytes per second, the Z230 SFF has a quite slow max memory bandwidth supported processor compared to most of the other similar spec personal computers that have been around for more than a year. The max memory bandwidth supported processor of similar spec personal computers that are a comparable age to the Z230 SFF range from 10GB/s to 68GB/s, and the average max memory bandwidth supported processor is 30GB/s.

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Very Small Max Internal Memory Supported Processor

The HP Z230 SFF has one of the smaller max internal memory supported processors (only 32 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec personal computers of this age. The smallest max internal memory supported processor of desktop computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Z230 SFF is 2GB, the biggest is 770GB, and the average max internal memory supported processor is 65GB.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this personal computer is HDD, which is typical of many medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age 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 would prefer a personal computer with a faster storage speed then you might want to consider the HP EliteDesk 800 G2 Mini[plb_3078512_price] (SSD).

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Very Small Internal Memory

The Z230 SFF has a fairly small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the Z230 SFF. The internal memory of computers that have been available for a comparable time to the Z230 SFF range from 2GB to 64GB, and the average internal memory is 8.3GB.

If this personal computer internal memory is too small for you then you might want to look at the 800 G2[pl_3702771_price] (8GB), or the 800 G2[pl_3797180_price] (8GB) both from HP.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.024 gigabytes, the HP Z230 SFF has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memories amongst desktop computers of this age. The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor core personal computers that were released more than a year ago is 1GB, the biggest is 64GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 4.3GB.

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Very Low System Bus Data Transfer Rate

At only 5 Gigatransfers per second, the Z230 SFF has a fairly low system bus data transfer rate compared to most of the other personal computers that were launched around the same time as the Z230 SFF. The lowest system bus data transfer rate of medium processor core personal computers that came out around the same time as the Z230 SFF is 5GT/s and the highest is 8GT/s.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP Z230 SFF

Released Over a Year Ago

This computer has been on the market for over a year.

Average Hard Drive Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the HP Z230 SFF has a fairly standard hard drive capacity compared to most of the other desktop computers of this type and age.

If this personal computer hard drive capacity is too small for you then you might also want to consider the HP 810-477na[plb_3402544_price] (2TB).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the HP Z230 SFF has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other desktop computers that were released around the same time as the Z230 SFF.

Personal computers with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth considering include the HP 810-477na[plb_3402544_price] (2TB).

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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
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
RAID Level
RAID File Storage
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive
Integrated Card Reader
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
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
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 Diagonal
Mouse Included
Display Included
Panel Type
Typical Contrast Ratio
Full HD Display
Keyboard Supplied
Display Vertical Viewing Angle
Display Horizontal Viewing Angle
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Display Resolution
Display Type
Technical Details
Intel Visual Technology

Expert Reviews

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7 January 2013

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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers z230sf, hp 4gb1, z230sff, hp 8gb2, hp wm567, hp w7p64, hp g1x66, hp wm709, hp wm703, hp g1x66e, hp wm709e, hp wm703e, hp wm567e, hp w7p64b, hp wm703et, hp wm567et, hp g1x66ea, hp wm709ea, hp bd4szs00, hp b01wzs00, hp b01wza00, hp wm709eaa, hp wm703eta
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