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HP Z230 4 Core Intel Xeon E3 V3 3.5GHz 8GB 1TB HDD

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4 Intel Xeon E3 V3 3.5GHz 8GB Jul 2015
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10 Reasons For

Good Brand

Based on 242 expert and owner reviews, HP has good reviews for its desktop computers. HP also has good reviews specifically within its medium processor core personal computers range compared to other brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This desktop computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to it.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Across all the desktop computers that are a similar age to the Z230 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 640MHz to 1,300MHz. The HP Z230 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (1,200 megahertz) compared to most of the other desktop computers that were released one year ago.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Similar spec computers that were released around the same time as the Z230 have maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of between 1GB and 64GB. The HP Z230 has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (1.74 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were released one year ago.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This personal computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many desktop computers that were launched more than a year ago.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most frequently found processor cache level on medium processor core personal computers that were launched around the same time as 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 computers that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Two PCI Express X16 Slots

The HP Z230 has more PCI Express x16 slots than most of the desktop computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the Z230. This HP computer is a two PCI Express x16 slot PC compared to most of the computers that are a similar age to the Z230 which only have one PCI Express x16 slot.

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Has One Memory Slot

The HP Z230 has a greater number of memory slots than most PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. This HP personal computer has a 4x DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot found on similar spec computers that were released more than a year ago.

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this PC is DVD Super Multi, which is the most commonly found optical drive type on desktop computers that were released around the same time as it.

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2 Reasons Against

Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The discrete graphics adapter memory capacities of PCs of this age and type range from 1GB to 8.2TB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 1.8TB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of only 2 gigabytes, the HP Z230 has one of the smaller discrete graphics adapter memory capacities amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is the most frequently found storage medium on similar spec desktop computers that have been around for a comparable time 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.

There are a number of other HDD personal computers currently available that you might also want to look at including cheaper desktop computers such as the Lenovo P310, or the HP 600 G2.

If the storage speed of this desktop computer is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the HP ProDesk 600 G2 MT (SSD and cheaper), or the DELL 7040 Micro (SSD and cheaper).

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP Z230

Released Over a Year Ago

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

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 3.5 gigahertz, the HP Z230 has a pretty average processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were launched around the same time as the Z230.

If you would prefer a desktop computer with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the Asus G20AJ (3.6GHz), or the HP 810-477na (3.6GHz) which is also cheaper.

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Average Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the HP Z230 has a fairly average hard drive capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec computers that have been around for more than a year.

If you want a bigger hard drive capacity then you might also want to consider the Alienware X51 (2TB), or the HP 810-477na (2TB) which is also cheaper.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the HP Z230 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other desktop computers of this type and age.

If you would prefer a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the Asus G20AJ (1TB and cheaper), or the Alienware X51 (2TB and cheaper).

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the HP Z230 has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other desktop computers of this type and age.

If this HP desktop computer internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the HP 810-477na (12GB and cheaper), the DELL Precision T5810 (16GB and cheaper), or the Alienware X51 (16GB and cheaper).

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Specification

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Processor Model
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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
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Processor Operating Modes
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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
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Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Hard Drive Capacity
RAID Levels
RAID Support
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Number of Storage Drives Installed
Card Reader Integrated
Optical Drive
BD Interface Type
LightScribe
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
Number of Execution Units
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
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi
Cabling Technology
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Ethernet LAN
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Headphone Outputs
Microphone in
Line-Out
Line-in
DC-In Jack
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
PS/2 Ports Quantity
DisplayPorts Quantity
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Expansion Slots
PCI Slots
PCI Express X16 (Gen 3.x) Slots
PCI Express X16 (Gen 2.x) Slots
PCI Express X16 Slots
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Number of 5.25" Bays
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Performance
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Motherboard Chipset
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Audio Chip
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 HD Graphics
Intel® Secure Key
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel FDI Technology
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 Fast Memory Access
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Supported Instruction Sets
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel I/O Acceleration Technology
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Scalability
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
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel TSX-NI Version
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics
Processor ARK ID
Power
Power Supply
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Height
Depth
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Packaging Content
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp z230, hp g1x36, hp g1x42, hp z230t, hp g1x42e, hp g1x36e, f1m24utaba, g1x42eaarl, hp p215359, hp g1x36et, hp p232203, g1x42eaak6, hp g1x42ea, hp b022za00, hp g1x36eta, hp p232203p, hp g1x42eaa, hp inc z230, hp bd4jza00, hp b022zs00, hp e31246v3, hp bd4jzs00, hp p215359p, apple wm704, hp inc z230x, hp inc z230t, apple wm704e, hp g1x36etab, hp inc g1x36, hp g1x42eaab
Barcodes 00018059068506, 00725184085840, 00888793347171, 00888793347850, 00888793347904, 00888793347959, 00888793347966, 00888793347980, 00888793780763, 00888793780770, 08887937807634
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