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HP 240 Tower

HP 240 Tower 4 Core Intel Xeon E3 V5 3.3GHz 8GB 1TB HDD

4 Intel Xeon E3 V5 3.3GHz 8GB Nov 2015
Processor Cores Processor Family Processor Frequency Internal Memory Release Date
HP's entry level workstations just got better. The HP Z240 with two amazingly versatile form factors, packs the performance, features, and reliability of a workstation into the price point of a... More
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12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

The 240 Tower supports a 12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version which is better than most computers of a comparable spec and age to it. Most medium processor cores computers that have been available for a similar time to it support an 11 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version.

This computer's on-board graphics adapter DirectX version (12) is in fact the best supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version amongst all PCs of this age and spec.

An 11.2/12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version is the worst supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version amongst similar types of computer.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many medium processor cores computers that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of comparable spec desktop computers that have been around for a similar time to the 240 Tower is 370MHz. The HP 240 Tower has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (400 megahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec computers that have been around for around the same time as the 240 Tower.

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4.4 On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version

This PC supports a 4.4 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version, which is the most commonly supported on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version on similar spec computers that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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HP Has Good PC Reviews

HP medium processor cores computers have good ratings on average and across all computers HP is one of the superior manufacturers.

3 PCI Express Slots Version

This computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most commonly supported PCI Express slots version on medium processor cores computers that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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DDR4-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

The HP 240 Tower has a DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type which is newer than most personal computers of a comparable spec and age to it. Most medium processor cores computers that have been around for a comparable time to it have a DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type.

A DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type is actually the best internal memory type amongst all personal computers of a comparable age and spec to the 240 Tower.

The worst internal memory type amongst similar types of PC is DDR3-SDRAM.

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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 of this spec and age.

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Two PCI Express X4 (Gen 3.x) Slotss

The HP 240 Tower is a two PCI Express x4 (Gen 3.x) slots desktop computer.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of medium processor cores computers that have been available for more than a year is 32GB. With a maximum internal memory of 64 gigabytes, the HP 240 Tower has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other desktop computers of a similar age and type to the 240 Tower.

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Supports One Placement Supported

The number of placements supported by the 240 Tower is more than most medium processor cores computers that came out around the same time as it. This personal computer supports a Vertical placement supported, which is the most commonly supported placement supported supported by medium processor cores computers that have been around for a comparable time to the 240 Tower.

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Has One Memory Slots

The 240 Tower has a greater number of memory slots than most computers that were launched more than a year ago. This computer has a 4x DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots found on medium processor cores computers that have been around for around the same time as the 240 Tower.

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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 frequently found optical drive type on medium processor cores computers that have been available for more than a year.

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1 Reason Against

Only HDD Storage Media

The storage speed of this computer is HDD, which is the most commonly found storage media on medium processor cores computers that were released more than a year ago. 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 240 Tower

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this computer was released.

Average Processor Frequency

At 3.3 gigahertz, the 240 Tower has a pretty standard processor frequency compared to most of the other PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Average Hard Drive Capacity

The 240 Tower has a relatively standard hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that have been available for a comparable time to the 240 Tower.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the 240 Tower has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other PCs of this age and spec.

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Average Internal Memory

The HP 240 Tower has a fairly typical internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that have been available for a comparable time to the 240 Tower.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 8GB memory personal computers currently available including the HP 440 MT + Z Turbo Drive 256GB PCIe SSD which has better reviews.

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Specification

Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Threads
System Bus Rate
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Memory Voltage Supported by Processor
ECC Supported by Processor
Memory Channels Supported by Processor
Memory Bandwidth Supported by Processor (max)
Memory Clock Speeds Supported by Processor
Memory Types Supported by Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Series
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Configurations
Processor Codename
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Bus Type
Processor Cache Type
Number of Processors Installed
Memory
Internal Memory
ECC
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Hard Drive Capacity
Solid-State Drive Interface
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Number of Storage Drives Installed
Card Reader Integrated
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drives Quantity
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Software
Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Wi-Fi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
PS/2 Ports Quantity
DisplayPorts Quantity
DVI Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Expansion Slots
PCI Express X8 (Gen 3.x) Slots
PCI Express X4 (Gen 3.x) Slots
PCI Express X1 (Gen 3.x) Slots
Design
Chassis Type
Placement Supported
Number of 2.5" Bays
Number of 5.25" Bays
Number of 3.5" Bays
Colour of Product
Water Cooling System
Performance
Audio System
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel 64
Embedded Options Available
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel® Secure Key
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel TSX-NI
Idle States
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Execute Disable Bit
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Supported Instruction Sets
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Scalability
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX)
Processor ARK ID
Power
Power Supply Input Voltage
Power Supply Input Frequency
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Operational Conditions
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Mouse Included
Numeric Keypad
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp z240, hp z240t, hp j9c12, hp j9c12e, j9c12eaabd, hp j9c12et, j9c12eaabu, j9c12eauuw, j9c12eaabn, j9c12eaak6, hp e31225v5, hp j9c12eta, hp j9c12etab, hp j9c12etabu
Barcodes 00889894883124, 00889894883186, 00889894883230, 00889894883339

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4 core Intel Xeon E3 v5 3.3GHz 8GB 1TB HDD
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4 core Intel Xeon E3 v5 3.3GHz 8GB 1TB HDD
£ 1,210.80
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