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HP Z230

HP Z230 4 Core Intel Xeon E3 V3 3.3GHz 8GB 1TB HDD

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4 Intel Xeon E3 V3 3.3GHz 8GB Jan 2016
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6 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This personal computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many personal computers that have been around for a similar time to it.

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

Desktop computers that have been available for more than a year have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 500MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz. At 1,200 megahertz, the HP Z230 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that have been around for a comparable time to the Z230.

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HP Has Good Reviews for Its Desktop Computers

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

3 PCI Express Slots Version

This computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Has One Memory Slots

The HP Z230 has a greater number of memory slots than most computers that have been around for around the same time as it. This personal computer has a 4x DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots found on personal computers of a comparable age and spec to the Z230.

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

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

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6 Reasons Against

Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the desktop computers of this spec and age the discrete graphics adapter memorys range from 1GB to 8.2TB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of only 2 gigabytes, the HP Z230 has one of the smaller discrete graphics adapter memorys amongst comparable spec computers of this age.

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Quite Slow Memory Bandwidth Supported by Processor (max)

At only 25.6 gigabytes per second, the HP Z230 has a fairly slow memory bandwidth supported by processor (max) compared to most of the other desktop computers of a comparable age and spec to the Z230. Medium processor cores computers that are a comparable age to the Z230 have memory bandwidth supported by processor (max)s of between 10GB/s and 68GB/s.

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Only HDD Storage Media

The storage speed of this personal computer is HDD, which is the most commonly found storage media on PCs of a similar type and 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.

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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This desktop computer supports a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many comparable spec PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The HP Z230 has one of the slower memory clock speeds (only 1,600 megahertz) amongst medium processor cores computers of this age. The memory clock speeds of personal computers of a similar age and spec to the Z230 range from 1,000MHz to 2,400MHz.

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Very Low System Bus Rate

The system bus rates of PCs of a similar age and type to the Z230 range from 5GT/s to 8GT/s. At only 5 Gigatransfers per second, the HP Z230 has a quite low system bus rate compared to most of the other computers of this age and spec.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP Z230

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when HP released the Z230.

Average Processor Frequency

At 3.3 gigahertz, the HP Z230 has a fairly average processor frequency compared to most of the other computers of this age and type.

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Average Hard Drive Capacity

The HP Z230 has a relatively standard hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other computers of a comparable age and spec to the Z230.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the HP Z230 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other PCs of this age and type.

Computers with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth considering include the Lenovo Thinkstation P500[plb_3209708_price] (1.3TB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Internal Memory

The HP Z230 has a relatively standard internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other computers of this age and type.

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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
Stepping
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Configurations
Processor Codename
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Bus Type
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
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
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Card Reader Integrated
Optical Drive
Optical Drives Quantity
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Number of Execution Units
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Output
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
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
Water Cooling System
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 HD Graphics
Intel® Secure Key
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel FDI Technology
Intel TSX-NI
Idle States
Intel® Built-In Visuals Technology
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 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
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics
Processor ARK ID
Power
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied

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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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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp z230, hp z230t, hp g1x42, hp wm704, hp g1x36, hp wm704e, hp g1x36e, hp g1x42e, hp p219065, hp g1x42ea, hp wm704et, hp g1x36et, hp e31246v3, hp wm704eta, hp g1x42eaa, hp b022zs00, hp bd4jza00, hp inc z230, hp g1x36eta, hp b022za00, apple wm704, hp p219065p, hp bd4jzs00, hp e31226v3, hp inc z230t, hp g1x36etab, apple wm704e, hp wm704etab, hp g1x42eaab, hp inc g1x36
Barcodes 00888793346983, 00888793349243

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HP Z240 vs HP Z230

HP Z240 vs HP Z230
HP Z240
4 core Intel Core i5-6xxx 3.2GHz 8GB 500GB HDD
HP Z230
4 core Intel Xeon E3 v3 3.3GHz 8GB 1TB HDD
£ 719.99
Marginally Better Expert Reviews
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A Lot Bigger Maximum Internal Memory
A Lot Faster Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor
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HP Z240 vs HP Z230

HP Z240 vs HP Z230
HP Z240
4 core Intel Xeon E3 v5 3.3GHz 8GB 1TB HDD
HP Z230
4 core Intel Xeon E3 v3 3.3GHz 8GB 1TB HDD
£ 1,210.80
Slightly Better Expert Reviews
32GB Bigger Maximum Internal Memory
A Lot Bigger Max Internal Memory Supported Processor
A Lot Higher System Bus Data Transfer Rate
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