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HP Z230 Workstation
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HP Z230 Workstation 4 Core Intel Xeon E3 V3 3.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD

4 Intel Xeon E3 V3 3.2GHz 4GB Oct 2014
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7 Reasons For

HP Has Good Computer Reviews

We checked 265 user and expert reviews for HP computers and found that on average HP has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that HP has good ratings specifically for its medium processor cores personal computers.

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

The Z230 Workstation has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (1,200 megahertz) amongst similar spec desktop computers of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of medium processor cores personal computers that are a similar age to the Z230 Workstation is 850MHz, the fastest is 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,200MHz.

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

The Z230 Workstation is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity PC.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This PC supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most frequently supported PCI Express slots version on PCs of this type and age.

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Six USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most desktop computers of this age and type have between one and nine USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Z230 Workstation which has six USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Two PCI Express X1 (Gen 2.x) Slotss

The Z230 Workstation is a two PCI Express x1 (Gen 2.x) slots PC.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

Desktop computers that were launched more than two years ago have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 10MB. The HP Z230 Workstation has one of the bigger processor caches (8 megabytes) amongst computers of this age.

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6 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Media

The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is typical of many medium processor cores personal computers that were launched around the same time as 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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Very Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of similar spec personal computers that have been around for more than two years is 8.5GB, and the internal memorys range from 2GB to 64GB. The Z230 Workstation has a quite small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other personal computers that came out around the same time as the Z230 Workstation.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

Medium processor cores personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the Z230 Workstation have hard drive capacitys of between 320GB and 3TB. With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the Z230 Workstation has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other computers that have been around for around the same time as the Z230 Workstation.

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Only One Number of 5.25" Bays

The Z230 Workstation is a one number of 5.25" bays PC. Most of the other personal computers of a comparable type and age to the Z230 Workstation have between one and two number of 5.25" bayss.

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Only DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this computer is DVD Super Multi, which is the most commonly found optical drive type on computers that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Only Four Processor Threadss

The HP Z230 Workstation is a four processor threads desktop computer.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP Z230 Workstation

Released Over Two Years Ago

This HP computer has been on the market for over two years.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 3.2 gigahertz, the Z230 Workstation has a fairly standard processor frequency compared to most of the other personal computers of this age and spec.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Z230 Workstation has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Z230 Workstation.

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Specification

Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Threads
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
Number of QPI Links
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
RAID Levels
RAID Support
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
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
Serial Ports Quantity
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 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
Colour of Product
Water Cooling System
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
Embedded Options Available
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel® Secure Key
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel FDI Technology
Intel TSX-NI
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
Processor Code
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
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Cooling Type

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

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