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HP Z230

HP Z230 4 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 3.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD

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4 Intel Core I5-4xxx 3.4GHz 4GB Mar 2014
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HP Personal Computers Have Good Reviews

We checked 242 owner and expert reviews for HP PCs and found that on average HP has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that HP has good reviews specifically within its medium processor core personal computers range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on personal computers of this type and age.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The HP Z230 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (1,200 megahertz) amongst similar spec computers of this age. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of PCs of a similar age and spec to the Z230 is 3,200MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 850MHz to 860,000MHz.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of PCs of this type and age is 1GB and the biggest is 2GB. The HP Z230 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (1.74 gigabytes) compared to most of the other computers that were released more than two years ago.

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11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This desktop computer supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most frequently supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on medium processor core personal computers that were released around the same time as it.

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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 computer. Most of the other medium processor core personal computers that came out more than two years ago have between one and eight USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This desktop computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most commonly supported PCI Express slots version on medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to it.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This personal computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most commonly found processor cache level on PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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10/100/1000Base-T(X) Cabling Technology

This desktop computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is the most commonly found cabling technology on personal computers of this age and spec.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 32 gigabytes, the HP Z230 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been around for more than two years. Across all the desktop computers that have been around for a similar time to the Z230 the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 260GB.

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Has One Memory Slot

The HP Z230 has a greater number of memory slots than most medium processor core personal computers that were launched around the same time as it. This desktop computer has a 4x DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot found on personal computers of this age and spec.

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this computer is DVD Super Multi, which is typical of many similar spec computers that were released around the same time as it.

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Very Short

At only 100 millimeters, the HP Z230 is fairly short compared to most of the other personal computers that were released more than two years ago. The heights of medium processor core personal computers that were released more than two years ago range from 19mm to 560mm.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this desktop computer is HDD, which is the most frequently found storage medium on PCs of a comparable age and spec 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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5 Other reasons to consider the HP Z230

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 3.4 gigahertz, the HP Z230 has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other computers of this age and spec.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

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

If you are looking for a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the Apple Mac Pro ($4,099.00) (512GB).

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Average Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 500 gigabytes, the HP Z230 has a relatively average hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were launched more than two years ago.

If you would prefer a bigger hard drive capacity then you might want to look at the HP Z230 (1TB and higher rated).

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the HP Z230 has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the Z230.

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Specification

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Conflict Free Processor
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Tcase
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Stepping
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Processor Codename
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Thermal Design Power (TDP)
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Number of Processors Installed
Memory
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ECC
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slots
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Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Speed
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Number of Hard Drives Installed
Optical Drive
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Optical Drives Quantity
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Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
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On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
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Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter
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Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
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Networking
Wi-Fi
Cabling Technology
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Headphone Outputs
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Design
Chassis Type
Colour of Product
Performance
Audio System
Motherboard Chipset
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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
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 Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
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
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Intel® Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
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Certificates
Energy Star Certified
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Display Included
Keyboard Supplied

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Expert Reviews

(7)
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
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...

9 October 2013

The newest wave of workstations presented by HP carry with them the promise of industry-leading quality and high upgradability ? and with the HP Z230 SFF, an especially small form-factor as well.... Read more…

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User Reviews

(11)
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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