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HP Z230 4 Core Intel Xeon E3 V3 3.3GHz 16GB 256GB SSD

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4 Intel Xeon E3 V3 3.3GHz 16GB Jun 2014
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Affordable performance and flexibility, re-defined. Create a totally immersive work environment for those who demand reliability and performance on a budget. Designed for heavy 24x7x365 workloads,... More
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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This desktop computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many desktop computers that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of medium processor cores computers that have been around for a comparable time to the Z230 range from 850MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,200MHz. At 1,200 megahertz, the HP Z230 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other PCs of a similar age and type to the Z230.

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HP Has Good Desktop Computer Reviews

HP has good average reviews for its medium processor cores computers as well as across its entire computer range.

Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 1.74 gigabytes, the HP Z230 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys amongst computers of this age. The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Z230 is 1GB, the biggest is 2GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 1.4GB.

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11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This PC supports a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many personal computers of a comparable type and age to it.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

Across all the computers of this spec and age the internal memorys range from 2GB to 64GB, and the average internal memory is 8.5GB. With an internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the HP Z230 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that were released around the same time as the Z230.

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SSD Storage Media

The HP Z230 has an SSD storage media which is faster than the HDD storage media found on most similar spec desktop computers that were released around the same time as it. Solid State Drives (SSD) store information in transistors on a circuit board rather than on optical or magnetic media. This has the advantage of being much faster than a traditional HDD drive.

An SSD storage media is actually the best storage speed amongst all desktop computers of this type and age.

An HDD storage media is the worst storage speed across similar types of computer.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This desktop computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many desktop computers that were launched more than two years ago.

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Six USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The HP Z230 is a six USB 2.0 ports quantity personal computer.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The processor caches of computers of a comparable spec and age to the Z230 range from 0.51MB to 10MB, and the average processor cache is 6.9MB. At 8 megabytes, the HP Z230 has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other similar spec personal computers that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the personal computers that have been around for more than two years the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 260GB. At 32 gigabytes, the HP Z230 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Z230.

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Has One Memory Slots

The HP Z230 has a greater number of memory slots than most PCs of a similar spec and age to it. This PC has a 4x DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots found on PCs of this spec and age.

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this personal computer is DVD Super Multi, which is the most commonly found optical drive type on PCs of this type and age.

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1 Reason Against

Very Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 256 gigabytes, the HP Z230 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other personal computers of this age and type. Across all the medium processor cores computers that were released more than two years ago the total storage capacitys range from 32GB to 3.3TB, and the average total storage capacity is 720GB.

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1 Other reason to consider the HP Z230

Average Processor Frequency

At 3.3 gigahertz, the HP Z230 has a pretty typical processor frequency compared to most of the other PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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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
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
Stepping
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
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Card Reader Integrated
Optical Drive
Optical Drives Quantity
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Execution Units
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
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Microphone in
Line-Out
Line-in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
PS/2 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Design
Chassis Type
Colour of Product
Performance
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
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
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel® Secure Key
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel FDI Technology
Idle States
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 Fast Memory Access
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Supported Instruction Sets
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel I/O Acceleration Technology
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Scalability
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
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
Power
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Display Included

1 Award

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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

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp g1x35, hp g1x35e, hp g1x35et, hp g1x35eta, hp g1x35etab, hp g1x35etabu
Barcodes 00888793345726, 00888793345795, 08887933457956

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