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HP Z840 6 Core Intel Xeon E5 V3 2.4GHz 16GB 1TB HDD

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6 Intel Xeon E5 V3 2.4GHz 16GB Nov 2014
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12 Reasons For

Good Brand

On average HP many processor cores PCs have good reviews compared to other brands as do all PCs produced by HP.

Two CPU Configuration (max)s

The HP Z840 is a personal computer that takes two CPU configuration (max)s. Most of the other many processor cores PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Z840 only take one CPU configuration (max).

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

The HP Z840 is a eight USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity PC.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Similar spec PCs that have been available for more than two years have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 64GB and 770GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 610GB. When compared to other computers that have been around for around the same time as the Z840, the maximum internal memory supported by processor of the HP Z840 of 768 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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Fairly Fast Memory Clock Speeds Supported by Processor

The HP Z840 has one of the faster memory clock speeds supported by processors (1,600 megahertz) amongst many processor cores PCs of this age. The average memory clock speeds supported by processor of many processor cores PCs that are a similar age to the Z840 is 1,100MHz.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The HP Z840 has one of the bigger total storage capacitys (1,000 gigabyte) amongst desktop computers of this age. The total storage capacitys of computers of this age and type range from 180GB to 8.3TB, and the average total storage capacity is 760GB.

If you are looking for a personal computer with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the Lenovo P700[plb_2552850_price] (2TB).

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Quite Fast Memory Clock Speed

At 2,133 megahertz, the HP Z840 has a quite fast memory clock speed compared to most of the other many processor cores PCs that have been available for more than two years. The average memory clock speed of many processor cores PCs that came out around the same time as the Z840 is 1,900MHz, and the memory clock speeds range from 1,300MHz to 2,200MHz.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of many processor cores PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Z840 is 32GB and the biggest is 520GB. When compared to other many processor cores PCs that were released more than two years ago that we have checked the maximum internal memory of, the HP Z840's maximum internal memory of 512 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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Three Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Portss

Most of the other many processor cores PCs that have been on the market for more than two years only have between one and two ethernet LAN (RJ-45) portss, however the HP Z840 has three ethernet LAN (RJ-45) portss.

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Four PS/2 Ports Quantitys

The HP Z840 has more PS/2 ports quantitys than most of the PCs that have been available for more than two years. Most of the computers of a similar age and type to the Z840 only have between one and three PS/2 ports quantitys, however this desktop computer has four PS/2 ports quantitys.

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Seven USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The HP Z840 is a seven USB 2.0 ports quantity desktop computer.

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Has One Memory Slots

The HP Z840 has a greater number of memory slots than most desktop computers that were launched around the same time as it. The most frequently found memory slots is 4x DIMM, but this memory slots is not found on this computer. The memory slotss 8x DIMM are also found on this PC.

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6 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of only 2.4 gigahertz, the HP Z840 has one of the slower processor frequencys amongst many processor cores PCs of this age. The average processor frequency of similar spec personal computers that were launched more than two years ago is 2.9GHz.

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Only HDD Storage Media

The HP Z840 has an HDD storage media which is faster than the Flash storage media found on most computers of this age and spec. 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.

An HDD storage media is actually the worst storage speed across all comparable spec personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the Z840.

An SSD storage media is the best storage speed amongst comparable types of computer.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

With a processor boost frequency of only 3.2 gigahertz, the HP Z840 has one of the slower processor boost frequencys amongst personal computers of this age. The processor boost frequencys of many processor cores PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Z840 range from 2.5GHz to 4GHz.

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Only 12 Processor Threadss

The HP Z840 is a 12 processor threads personal computer. Most of the other many processor cores PCs that are a similar age to the Z840 have between 6 and 23 processor threadss.

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Very Small Processor Cache

At only 15 megabytes, the HP Z840 has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other similar spec personal computers that were launched around the same time as the Z840. Across all the comparable spec computers that were released more than two years ago the processor caches range from 12MB to 30MB, and the average processor cache is 20MB.

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Heavy

The lightest PC of this age and spec is 5kg heavy, the heaviest is 30kg, and the average weight is 11kg. With a weight of 21.1 kilograms, the HP Z840 is one of the heavier personal computers of a comparable type and age to the Z840 amongst many processor cores PCs of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP Z840

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this HP computer was released.

Average Internal Memory

The HP Z840 has a pretty average internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other desktop computers of a similar age and spec to the Z840.

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Average Hard Drive Capacity

The HP Z840 has a pretty average hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other comparable spec PCs that have been available for more than two years.

Computers with a bigger hard drive capacity that might be worth considering include the Lenovo P700[plb_2552850_price] (2TB).

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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
Tcase
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 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
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 X8 (Gen 3.x) Slots
PCI Express X4 (Gen 3.x) Slots
PCI Express X4 (Gen 2.x) Slots
PCI Express X1 (Gen 2.x) Slots
Design
Chassis Type
Number of 5.25" Bays
Number of 3.5" Bays
Colour of Product
Water Cooling System
Performance
Audio System
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Physical Address Extension (PAE)
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® 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
Processor Code
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)
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Physical Address Extension (PAE)
Intel Demand Based Switching
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
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

(5)
30 September 2015

The HP Z840 workstation is a high-powered business class tower that is a one-stop shop for all aspects of your company. The HP Z840 is powerful enough to handle the work of a CAD, multimedia, or...

Powerful
Fully, customizable, year support
Fullycustomizable
3year support
Incredible expandability
Can get pricey
No WiFi adaptercard installed
Weight
2TB of memory not available until 3rd quarter 2015 when 128 GB DIMMs become available
Expensive
29 September 2015

The HP Z840 workstation is a high-powered business class tower that is a one-stop shop for all aspects of your company. The HP Z840 is powerful enough to handle the work of a CAD, multimedia, or...

25 January 2015

Video editors, rejoice! Hewlett-Packard has come forth with their new HP Z840. Released in August of 2014, the Z840 is built to expand to meet whatever you would like to throw at it. With up to 36... Read more…

20 January 2015

The HP Z840 is a high-end, dual-socket, professional workstation with two octo-core processors, prodigious expansion space, and ISV-certified graphics for your multi-million-dollar projects...

PC Mag

25 November 2014

It's hard to find fault with the HP Z840. If you're a Mac user, you may wonder why there isn't an onboard Thunderbolt connector. HP does support Thunderbolt 2, though that support is limited to an...

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 29 April 2016 by BRIAN C.

This is an extremely powerful workstation. However, I wasn't aware that it didn't have onboard or integrated graphics, so I installed an AMD(the cheapest firepro workstation card) and now the... Read more…

IPMI, small form factor, reasonable ESXi 5.0 compatibility
IKVM IPMI
Power consuption
Seems stable
Silent
NI 2 not recognized by ESXi 5.0 (more vmWare's fault than SuperMicro's), Serious BIOS issues, SuperMicro support was not helpful at all. The BIOS revision that my board shipped with 1.1a) has some ve
8GB sticks yet
I would like other PCI slots, but I'm fine. Very expensive server memory. Not good if you have limited budget
I wanted a low power Linux home server and this board is outstanding. If it had one more PCI Express slot it would be beyond perfect
One of the ethernet ports isn't recognized by ESXi and there's no USB 3.0. Knew both of those going in and was willing to accept those absenses knowing that the support for the 2nd ethernet will most

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 00888793852439, 00888793852446, 00888793890721, 00888793890769, 00888793890998, 00888793891384, 00888793891391, 00888793891407, 00888793891414, 00889296022558, 00889296022565, 00889296022626, 00889296022640, 00889894878847, 00889899645093, 04053162854000, 08887938524394, 08892960226260

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