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HP Z230 MT 4 Core Intel Xeon E3 V3 3.5GHz 8GB 1TB HDD

4 Intel Xeon E3 V3 3.5GHz 8GB Mar 2016
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14 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This personal computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many new PCs.

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

The HP Z230 MT has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (1,200 megahertz) amongst desktop computers of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of medium processor cores computers that have been available for the last year is 600MHz, the fastest is 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz.

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HP Has Good Reviews for Its Computers

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

Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor cores computers that came out in the last 12 months is 1GB and the biggest is 64GB. At 1.74 gigabytes, the HP Z230 MT has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other recently released medium processor cores computers.

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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 the most frequently supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on recently released similar spec PCs.

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Quite Fast Processor Frequency

The Z230 MT has one of the faster processor frequencys (3.5 gigahertz) amongst medium processor cores computers of this age. The processor frequencys of medium processor cores computers that came out around the same time as the Z230 MT range from 1.6GHz to 4GHz, and the average processor frequency is 3.1GHz.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This personal computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many similar spec computers that were launched in the last year.

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Six USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Z230 MT is a six USB 2.0 ports quantity computer.

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Two Number of 5.25" Bayss

The Z230 MT has more number of 5.25" bayss than most of the latest medium processor cores computers. Most of the newly released similar spec desktop computers only have one number of 5.25" bays, however this computer has two number of 5.25" bayss.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

Across all the medium processor cores computers that were launched in the last 12 months the processor caches range from 2MB to 10MB, and the average processor cache is 6.8MB. At 8 megabytes, the Z230 MT has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other new comparable spec desktop computers.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

Medium processor cores computers that have been around for the last year have processor boost frequencys of between 2.2GHz and 4.2GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3.6GHz. With a processor boost frequency of 3.9 gigahertz, the Z230 MT has one of the faster processor boost frequencys amongst desktop computers of this age.

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Two Number of 3.5" Bayss

Most recently released medium processor cores computers have between one and two number of 3.5" bayss, including the HP Z230 MT which has two number of 3.5" bayss.

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Has One Memory Slots

The HP Z230 MT has a greater number of memory slots than most medium processor cores computers that were released around the same time as it. This personal computer has a 4x DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots found on recently released computers.

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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 latest desktop computers.

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8 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Memory Bandwidth Supported by Processor (max)

At only 25.6 gigabytes per second, the Z230 MT has a very slow memory bandwidth supported by processor (max) compared to most of the other latest medium processor cores computers. The slowest memory bandwidth supported by processor (max) of computers that are a similar age to the Z230 MT is 21GB/s, the fastest is 77GB/s, and the average memory bandwidth supported by processor (max) is 34GB/s.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The maximum internal memory supported by processors of new similar spec computers range from 8GB to 1.6TB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 110GB. At only 32 gigabytes, the HP Z230 MT has a fairly small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other recently released medium processor cores computers.

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Only Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys

Most medium processor cores computers that were released in the last year have between two and seven USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Z230 MT which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speeds Supported by Processor

The memory clock speeds supported by processors of latest medium processor cores computers range from 800MHz to 2,200MHz. With a memory clock speeds supported by processor of only 1,333 megahertz, the Z230 MT has one of the slower memory clock speeds supported by processors amongst medium processor cores computers of this age.

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Only DDR3-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

The HP Z230 MT has a newer internal memory type than most comparable spec PCs that are a similar age to it. This PC has a DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type, whereas most new comparable spec personal computers have a DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type.

This computer's internal memory type (DDR3-SDRAM) is actually the worst internal memory type across all medium processor cores computers that were launched around the same time as the Z230 MT.

A DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type is the best internal memory type amongst similar types of computer.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

When compared to other similar spec computers that were released around the same time as the Z230 MT, the memory clock speed of the HP Z230 MT of only 1,600 megahertz is one of the slowest. The memory clock speeds of new comparable spec computers range from 1,600MHz to 2,400MHz.

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Quite Low System Bus Rate

The average system bus rate of desktop computers that were launched around the same time as the Z230 MT is 7.2GT/s, and the system bus rates range from 5GT/s to 8GT/s. The Z230 MT has one of the lowest system bus rates (only 5 Gigatransfers per second) amongst medium processor cores computers of this age.

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Heavy

At 8.8 kilograms, the Z230 MT is fairly heavy compared to most of the other PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Z230 MT. The weights of personal computers that have been around for a similar time to the Z230 MT range from 350g to 15kg.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP Z230 MT

Released Eleven Months Ago

This medium processor cores computer was released eleven months ago.

Average Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Z230 MT has a relatively average hard drive capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Z230 MT.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Z230 MT has a fairly standard total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that came out in the last 12 months.

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Average Internal Memory

The Z230 MT has a pretty typical internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other new medium processor cores computers.

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HDD Storage Media

The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is the most commonly found storage media on computers that were launched in the last 12 months. 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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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
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Card Reader Integrated
Optical Drive
BD Interface Type
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
Expansion Slots
PCI Slots
PCI Express X16 (Gen 3.x) Slots
PCI Express X4 (Gen 2.x) Slots
PCI Express X1 (Gen 2.x) Slots
Design
Chassis Type
Number of 2.5" Bays
Number of 5.25" Bays
Number of 3.5" Bays
Colour of Product
Performance
Audio System
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 Diagonal
Mouse Included
Display Included
Panel Type
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Keyboard Supplied
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Display Resolution
Display Type

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp g1x36, hp g1x42, hp g1x36e, hp g1x42e, hp g1x36et, hp g1x42ea, hp g1x42eaa, hp bd4jza00, hp e31246v3, hp bd4jzs00, hp b022za00, hp g1x36eta, hp b022zs00, hp g1x36etab, hp g1x42eaab, hp g1x36etabu, hp g1x42eaabu

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