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HP Z240 4 Core Intel Xeon E3 V5 3.3GHz 8GB 1TB HDD

4 Intel Xeon E3 V5 3.3GHz 8GB Nov 2015
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Review of the HP Z240 Workstation by Joe Herman
HP Z240 unboxing. A Look at HP's Z240 Entry-Level Workstation

8 Reasons For

Good Brand

HP is one of the better rated PC brands according to average expert and user reviews, and HP also has good ratings for its medium processor cores personal computers.

12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

The HP Z240 supports a better on-board graphics adapter DirectX version than most medium processor cores personal computers that have been around for more than a year. This desktop computer supports a 12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, whereas most medium processor cores personal computers that have been around for a similar time to it support an 11 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version.

A 12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version is in fact the best supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version across all personal computers that were released around the same time as the Z240.

The worst supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version across similar types of PC is 11.2/12.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 400 megahertz, the HP Z240 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencys amongst medium processor cores personal computers of this age. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of PCs that came out more than a year ago is 370MHz.

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4.4 On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version

This desktop computer supports a 4.4 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version, which is the most commonly supported on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version on computers of a similar age and type to it.

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

Most medium processor cores personal computers that are a comparable age to the Z240 have between one and seven USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the HP Z240 which has six USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This PC supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memorys of personal computers that were launched more than a year ago range from 2GB to 260GB. With a maximum internal memory of 64 gigabytes, the HP Z240 has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys amongst comparable spec PCs of this age.

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Has One Memory Slots

The number of memory slots found on the HP Z240 is more than most computers of a similar age and spec to it. This HP PC has a 4x DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots found on PCs of this age and type.

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6 Reasons Against

Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

With a discrete graphics adapter memory of only 2 gigabytes, the HP Z240 has one of the smaller discrete graphics adapter memorys amongst medium processor cores personal computers of this age. PCs of a similar age and type to the Z240 have discrete graphics adapter memorys of between 1GB and 8.2TB.

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Price Has Increased by £214.80

In the last 38 days the price of the Z240 has increased by £214.80.

Only HDD Storage Media

The storage speed of this desktop computer is HDD, which is typical of many computers of this type and age. 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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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speeds Supported by Processor

The HP Z240 has one of the slower memory clock speeds supported by processors (only 1,333 megahertz) amongst computers of this age. Across all the PCs of a similar age and type to the Z240 the memory clock speeds supported by processors range from 800MHz to 2,200MHz.

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Only DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this desktop computer is DVD Super Multi, which is typical of many medium processor cores personal computers that were launched around the same time as it.

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Expensive

The cheapeast PCs of this age and spec that we found costs £261 and the most expensive costs £2,538. We think that this personal computer looks expensive for a computer of this spec and age.

5 Other reasons to consider the HP Z240

Released Over a Year Ago

This personal computer has been on the market for over a year.

Average Processor Frequency

At 3.3 gigahertz, the HP Z240 has a pretty standard processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores personal computers that are a comparable age to the Z240.

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Average Hard Drive Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the HP Z240 has a relatively standard hard drive capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec PCs that came out around the same time as the Z240.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The HP Z240 has a pretty average total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other computers of a similar age and spec to the Z240.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the HP Z240 has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other personal computers of this age and spec.

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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
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
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
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
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Microphone in
Line-Out
Line-in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DisplayPorts 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® 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 HD Graphics
Intel® Secure Key
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
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 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® Iris Pro Graphics
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX)
Processor ARK ID
Power
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied

Expert Reviews

(1)
12 January 2016

HP Inc delivers on its promise of a low-cost but well-equipped workstation. What it lacks in high-end features it makes up for with quality physical design and nimble, reliable performance in...

Smart chassis design, strong performance, range of businessgrade OS options
Not as upgradable as other workstations

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp inc j9c12, hp inc j9c12e, hp inc j9c12et, hp inc e31225v5, hp inc j9c12eta, hp inc j9c12etab, hp inc j9c12etabu
Barcodes 00889894883285, 00889894883339, 00889899110324, 04058154006412

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