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HP Z420 6 Core Intel Xeon E5 3.7GHz 16GB 1TB HDD

6 Intel Xeon E5 3.7GHz 16GB Mar 2014
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6 Reasons For

Good Brand

HP many processor core personal computers have good reviews on average and across all personal computers HP is one of the superior brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many comparable spec PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Very Fast Processor Clock Speed

Personal computers that were released around the same time as the Z420 have processor clock speeds of between 1.6GHz and 3.7GHz. The HP Z420 has one of the fastest processor clock speeds (3.7 gigahertz) amongst many processor core personal computers of this age.

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Very Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The HP Z420 has one of the fastest maximum turbo frequencies (4 gigahertz) amongst comparable spec PCs of this age. The average maximum turbo frequency of many processor core personal computers that have been available for a similar time to the Z420 is 3.5GHz, and the maximum turbo frequencies range from 2.5GHz to 4GHz.

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Has One Memory Slot

The number of memory slots found on the HP Z420 is more than most similar spec PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. The most commonly found memory slot is 4x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this computer. The memory slots 8x DIMM are also found on this personal computer.

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this personal computer is DVD Super Multi, which is the most commonly found optical drive type on desktop computers of a comparable type and age to it.

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2 Reasons Against

Very Small Max Internal Memory Supported Processor

At only 256 gigabytes, the HP Z420 has a fairly small max internal memory supported processor compared to most of the other many processor core personal computers that are a similar age to the Z420. The smallest max internal memory supported processor of many processor core personal computers that were released more than two years ago is 64GB, the biggest is 770GB, and the average max internal memory supported processor is 630GB.

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Only Three 3.5" Bays

The HP Z420 is a three 3.5" bay personal computer.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP Z420

Released Over Two Years Ago

This computer was released over two years ago.

Average Internal Memory

The HP Z420 has a relatively average internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other desktop computers of a similar age and spec to the Z420.

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Average Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the HP Z420 has a pretty average hard drive capacity compared to most of the other many processor core personal computers that came out more than two years ago.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The HP Z420 has a relatively average total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other personal computers of a similar age and spec to the Z420.

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HDD Storage Medium

The HP Z420 has an HDD storage medium which is faster than most comparable spec PCs that have been around for a similar time to it. Most comparable spec desktop computers that have been available for around the same time as it have a Flash storage medium. 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

Features
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Thread
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor That Supports ECC
Memory Channel Supported Processor
Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor
Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor
Memory Type Supported Processor
Max Internal Memory Supported Processor
Processor Series
Tcase
PCI Express Lane (maximum)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Codename
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Bus Type
Processor Cache Type
Processor Installed
Ergonomics
Memory
Internal Memory
Error Checking and Correcting (ECC)
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive
Optical Drive
BD Interface Type
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Video
Graphics
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
WiFi
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Firewire (IEEE 1394) Port
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
Line-Out Port
Line-In Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
PS/2 Port
DVI 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 X8 (Gen 3.x) Slot
PCI Express X8 (Gen 2.x) Slot
PCI Express X4 (Gen 2.x) Slot
Design
Chassis Type
5.25" Bay
3.5" Bay
Case Colour
Performance
Audio System
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Physical Address Extension (PAE)
Intell Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel AES New Instructions
Idle States
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Instruction Set
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor Code
Scalability
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Display
Power
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied
Other Features
Technical Details
Technical Details
Management Features

Expert Reviews

(8)
20 June 2013

The HP Z420 combines a quad-core Intel Xeon processor with an Nvidia Quadro graphics to give you a powerhouse system that can grow along with your company...

HP's mid-range workstation is an exemplary if somewhat plain vanilla example of the category, solidly built and a speedy performer...

18 June 2013

The HP Z420 is a powerful, expandable workstation. It combines the power of a quad-core Intel Xeon processor with an Nvidia Quadro graphics to give you a powerhouse system that can grow along with...

22 May 2012

HP has done a great job of filling this workstation with great components, but still keeping the price low. If you are looking for workstation for your office then I recommend you look at the HP Z...

21 May 2012

Recently we had a chance to review Dell's Precision T3600, and we found it impressive. A company that seemed content to be an also-ran in the enterprise desktop space reinvigorated itself with... Read more…

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User Reviews

(2)
Reviewed 1 September 2015 by Tom
Tom would recommend the HP Workstation Z420 (Verified Purchase)

This product, customized by B&H to my specifications is proving to be an incredibly good performing, largr internal storage capacity, fast computer. I am using this machine to process,store and... Read more…

Reviewed 18 January 2015 by Kris H.
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this to replace my ailing 7 year old Core2Duo and boy what an upgrade. My desktop at home has now turned into a quasi server, so I wanted to make sure I could add enough internal storage,... Read more…

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Barcodes 00888182823644, 08881828236442
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