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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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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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.
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).
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.
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