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HP Z230 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 3.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD

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2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 3.4GHz 4GB Oct 2014
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Affordable performance and flexibility, re-defined. Create a totally immersive work environment for those who demand reliability and performance on a budget. Designed for heavy 24x7x365 workloads,... More
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HP Has Good Desktop Computer Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all HP PCs and also specifically for HP few processor core personal computers and found that in both cases HP had good ratings compared to other brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This personal computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many few processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At 350 megahertz, the HP Z230 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other PCs of this age and spec. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of few processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the Z230 is 310MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 100MHz to 740MHz.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At 1.74 gigabytes, the HP Z230 has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other personal computers of a comparable age and type to the Z230. The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of similar spec computers that have been around for around the same time as the Z230 is 3GB.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Desktop computers of this type and age have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 750MHz and 1,200MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,150 megahertz, the HP Z230 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other computers of this type and age.

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

The HP Z230 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port desktop computer. Most of the other PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Z230 have between one and seven USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Big Max Internal Memory Supported Processor

With a max internal memory supported processor of 32 gigabytes, the HP Z230 has one of the bigger max internal memory supported processors amongst few processor core personal computers of this age. The average max internal memory supported processor of few processor core personal computers that have been around for more than a year is 27GB, and the max internal memory supported processors range from 4GB to 64GB.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This personal computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most commonly supported PCI Express slots version on similar spec desktop computers that came out around the same time as it.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most commonly found processor cache level on few processor core personal computers that came out around the same time as it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most few processor core personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the Z230 have between one and five USB 3.0 ports, including the HP Z230 which has four USB 3.0 ports.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memory of PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Z230 range from 4GB to 64GB. At 32 gigabytes, the HP Z230 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec PCs that are a similar age to the Z230.

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Has One Memory Slot

The number of memory slots found on the HP Z230 is more than most few processor core personal computers that have been available for a similar time to it. The most frequently found memory slot is 2x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this computer. The memory slots 4x DIMM are also found on this desktop computer.

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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 few processor core personal computers that have been available for more than a year.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP Z230

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 3.4 gigahertz, the HP Z230 has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other few processor core personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the Z230.

If you want a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the Lenovo ThinkCentre M73 SFF ($508.64) (3.5GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the HP Z230 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other few processor core personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the Z230.

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Average Hard Drive Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the HP Z230 has a relatively typical hard drive capacity compared to most of the other computers of a similar age and spec to the Z230.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the HP Z230 has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other few processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the Z230.

If you are looking for a personal computer with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the HP Pavilion Mini 300 (8GB) which is also higher rated.

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HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this computer is HDD, which is the most commonly found storage medium on comparable spec PCs that are a similar 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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Specification

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Processor Model
Memory Channel Supported Processor
Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor
Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor
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Max Internal Memory Supported Processor
Processor Series
Tcase
PCI Express Lane (maximum)
Stepping
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Codename
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Bus Type
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Hard Drive Capacity
RAID Level
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive
Optical Drive
BD Interface Type
Optical Drive
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Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Displayssupported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
WiFi
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ports & Interfaces
Serial Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
PS/2 Port
DVI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Expansion Slots
PCI Slot
PCI Express X16 (Gen 3.x) Slot
PCI Express X4 (Gen 2.x) Slot
PCI Express X1 (Gen 2.x) Slot
Design
Chassis Type
Case Colour
Performance
Audio System
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Idle States
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Instruction Set
Scalability
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
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Power
Power Supply
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Certificates
Packaging Content
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Intel Visual Technology

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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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp w8p, hp 4gb2, hp w8pl, hp f1l66, hp w8pli, hp w7p64, hp wm589, hp f1l66u, hp w8plic, hp w7p64b, hp wm589e, hp f1l66ut, hp wm589et, hp f1l66uta, hp f1l66utab, hp f1l66utaba
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